Sassy Kraimspri (Stavanger, UK)

Sassy Kraimspri




The Kraimspri gang have notched up shows the world over; ranging from legendary CBGBs in New York City to Canada, Norway, Australia, China, Germany and the UK. The music has been compared to Black Sabbath and Boss Hog, John Spencer Blues Explosion and L7. The band site their influences as far and wide as 30s blues, 50s rock and roll, 70s punk rock and 90s stoner sludge.

"Fusing together punk, grunge and alt-rock elements, the Stavanger-four-piece are out to captivate the world with their on-point, killer tracks." Big Cheese Magasine UK august, 2014.

"{Sassy Kraimspri} is angry, impassioned chick-rock at its most deliriously screeching apex."

Based in Stavanger, Norway, the band consists of Norwegian-born, New York-raised Ida Collett Belle on guitar and vocals, Richard Belle of Lismore, Australia on lead guitar and backing vocals, Linda Pedersen of Southern Norway on bass and backing vocals and Steinar Fattnes and Thore Pettersen of Stavanger, Norway on drums.

The Cock Fight Trilogy was released digitally and on vinyl in 2014- to critical acclaim and radio airplay in Norway and the UK. The band toured their home country as well as the UK, New York and Germany in support of the release.

2015 sees the release of the Cock Fight Complete digitally during the spring, as well as continued touring and the recording of their sophomore album for release in October 2015.