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Taking their name from the Jackie Chan movie The 36 Crazy Fists this melodic US metal band formed in 1994 in Anchorage, Alaska. The original line-up comprised Brock Lindow (vocals), Ryan Brownell (guitar), JD Stuart (bass), and Thomas Noonan (drums). In 1995 the band independently released the nu metal-inclined EP Boss Buckle. The following July, Stuart was tragically killed in a car accident and was replaced by Mick Whitney. Also in that year Steve Holt replaced Brownell. After independently releasing further EPs and an album, the band relocated to Portland, Oregon in an attempt to help stabilize their career and played support to a number of high profile bands including System Of A Down and Blink-182. In 2000, they signed to Roadrunner Records and after extensive touring released their acclaimed debut album Bitterness The Star, featuring an impressive collection of melodic metal songs including the powerful single Slit Wrist Theory. Lindows...