craw

Craw were an underground band from Cleveland, Ohio, initially active from 1988 through 2002. Their sound touched on metal, post-hardcore, progressive rock and jazz, while remaining distinct from any one movement.

Albums

craw CD/cassette (Choke, Inc., 1993)

Lost Nation Road CD/LP (Choke, Inc., 1994)

Map, Monitor, Surge CD (Cambodia, 1997)

Bodies for Strontium 90 CD/LP (Hydra Head / Radar Swarm, 2002)

1993–1997 6LP box set / 3CD (Northern Spy, 2015)

Singles

"Elliot" b/w "My Sister's Living Room" 7" (Hit & Run, 1992)

"405" b/w "Stomp" 7" (Choke, Inc., 1993)

"Cancerman" comic-book 7" (Supermodel, 1996)

"Butterflies" split 7" w/ Primitive (No Lie, 1996)

"Space Is the Place" split 7" w/ Sicbay (Obtuse Mule, 1998)

Demos

craw cassette (self-released, 1990)

The Great American Bouzo
X-President's Chordata
PT Barnums Rubehead
Onion Fucked-Out-Virus Ragman Targeted in Dizzyland Daisy Forget-Me-Not March
The One I Hate
 

Celephais cassette (self-released, 1991)

Raw Interface
Bouzo
Eidolons
Wordfall
Rubehead
Gimme 12
24 Hr. Live Bait Machine

craw cassette (self-released, 1992)

Stomp
Elliot
My Sister's Living Room
Marooned
Shocklight
Eidolons
Tunnel Vision

Compilations

Hotel Cleveland, Vol. 3: "Eidolons" (Scat, 1992)*

3,128 Seconds Over Cleveland: "Tunnel Vision" (WUJC, 1994)*

Cleveland… So Much to Answer For: "Hayfield Jim's Texas Trip" (CLE, 1996)

Cleveland Squawks!: "Killer Microbes Devour Cleveland" (aka "New Plastics Diet Alters Man's DNA") (CLE, 1997)

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly triple 7": "Hayfield Jim's Texas Trip" (Insolito, 1998)**

Decline of Midwestern Civilization: "Chop Shop" (Ant/Violenteer, 2000)

Digging Out the Switch Again—A Tribute to the Dazzling Killmen: "My Lacerations" (The Subversive Workshop, 2002)

* - same version that appears on 1992 self-titled demo
** - same version that appears on Cleveland… So Much to Answer For