THE LAST CRIME
February 8, 2009
THE LAST CRIME were a short lived New York band headed by former 1.6 BAND vocalist Kevin Egan (who plays guitar here also). I’m guessing they only existed around 96-97 because this mini album is their only output. I suppose DRIVE LIKE JEHU is an obvious reference here but both bands have similar dynamics. THE LAST CRIME take a more meandering approach at times than the aforementioned but just as intense. Any fans of 1.6 BAND will not be disappointed as Egan’s harsh vocal delivery is still present. It’s an extreme style but it compliments the well constructed riffs and melodies on this recording. I just remembered there is 10 minutes of silence at the start of track 5, may edit this off if I have time. Please check this band out if you’ve never heard them.