Kim Nekroman, bassist and singer for Denmark's punk oddities Nekromantix, barely seems to recognize the strangeness of his life. For example, as a former submarine radio operator in the Royal Danish Navy, he used to blast campy-punk icons the Cramps on the job. "It wasn't that weird being on the bottom of the sea and listening to rock and roll," he says matter-of-factly, "but it kind of sounds weird when you talk about it." Or take the way he describes the original prototype for his trademark "coffin bass" with all the spooky affect of a conversation you might overhear at a neighborhood Home Depot: "I got ahold of a real child's coffin, took an old neck from an old upright bass, kind of screwed it... More >>>
Bo Willy Zachariasen
Filling the Danish: Nekromantix unleashes its psychobilly.