Tuesday, 19 December 2017

KÅMEJNIS KALLSONGER - Extas Rock? EP 1981

Kåmejnis Kallsonger (Khomeinis Underwear) was a punk band from Växjö. They played together between 1977 and 1982. Originally calling themselves Zlem (or Slem), but changed its name in 1980 to Kåmejnis Kallsonger. The band was inspired by English punk bands Sex Pistols and 999. In the spring of 1981 they released their one & only EP titled Extas Rock?. The songs were recorded in the Speldosan Studio in Ödetofta and contains four awesome KBD smashers plus a bonus track. Ecstasy Rock was released in 500 copies and has now high value among collectors. In Peter Janderus book The Encyclopedia Of Swedish Punk the EP's value to 5 on a 10-point scale, where 10 represents an extreme rarity with very high value. The group was Växjö's first punk band (Vägra Raggarna Benzin Vol.3 & 4and in addition to their gigs they were opening act for Ebba Grön, Dag Vag, and Nationalteatern. Members were Johan Wetterberg (John Olive) who sang and played bass, Per-Ola Evaldsson (Per Capita) vocals, organ & guitar, Jonas Nilsson (Jonas Volta) vocals & guitar and drummer Håkan Bohlin (Malte Metronome). They never really officially split up.


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