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.

Press

"Math rock resurrected"
Dayton City Paper - April 12, 2016

"Craw @ Saint Vitus (pics, setlist, full live recording)"
Brooklyn Vegan - March 17, 2016

"craw: March 12, 2016 Saint Vitus"
NYCTaper - March 17, 2016

"Meet Craw, the Greatest '90s Noise Rock Band You've Never Heard"
DFSBP / Doug Moore - March 14, 2016

"Craw at Saint Vitus tonight"
OHIO*NYC - March 12, 2016

"Unearthing craw: A ’90s Metal Band That Deserves to Be Plucked Out of Obscurity"
New York Observer - March 11, 2016

"Cleveland’s 90s Noise-Rock Stars Craw Reunite to Celebrate Reissue @GrogShop"
Cool Cleveland - March 11, 2016

"Heavy '90s band Craw reunites for one show in Cleveland"
Cleveland Plain Dealer - March 7, 2016

"Local Hard Rock Act Craw to Reunite in Wake of New Reissues"
Cleveland Scene - February 26, 2016

1993–1997 review (in French)
Perte & Fracas - February 1, 2016

craw feature/review
Scene Point Blank - January 31, 2016

"Stuck in His Craw: Dedicated Fan Spearheads Craw Album Reissue"
Ghettoblaster - January 27, 2016 

1993–1997 review
Post-Trash - January 12, 2016

1993–1997 review
Pitchfork - January 8, 2016

1993-1997 review
Tiny Mix Tapes - December 10, 2015

"How a Reissue Campaign Will Stick Craw's Music Into the Post-Hardcore Canon"
Noisey - December 10, 2015

1993–1997 included in the New York Times 2015 Holiday Gift Guide
New York Times - November 25, 2015

Everything Went Black Podcast: craw's David McClelland with Hank Shteamer (round 2)
Everything Went Black - September 27, 2015

"Craw reissuing all their '90s albums, playing reunion shows"
Brooklyn Vegan - September 2, 2015

"Post-hardcore greats Craw reunite, reissue long out-of-print LPs in massive box set"
FACT - September 2, 2015

Phil Freeman on craw
Burning Ambulance - May 18, 2015

"Dazzling Killmen's Darin Gray on Craw, the Best Weird 90s Post-Hardcore Band You've Never Heard"
Noisey - May 6, 2015

"Cleveland Metal Band Craw's Reissue Campaign Gets a Makeover"
Cleveland Scene - May 6, 2015

Everything Went Black Podcast: craw's David McClelland with Hank Shteamer (round 1)
Everything Went Black - March 27, 2014

"Keelhaul's Will Scharf Remembers the Forgotten Legacy of Craw"
Noisey - March 24, 2014

"On Ruin: Waking up to Craw and a World Beyond Metal"
Invisible Oranges, March 25, 2014

"Sonic Boon" (interview with Will Scharf)
Cleveland Scene - Mary 7, 2002