BABYLON BOMBS debut album Cracked Wide Open and Bruised (2005) is about hard rock songs with hooks as big as the sky that burns straight into your brain like a tattoo. The band joined forces in Stockholm in the end of 2001, and playing a large number of gigs has built their well deserved reputation as a high-energy live act that always gives a kick ass live show!
After several great demos, that has been distributed and loved by rock ‘n’ roll fans around the world, BABYLON BOMBS started carving their name into the rock wall.
“We love playing music, our music, and if people like what we’re doing that’s just great!” says Dani, the band’s singer and main songwriter.
CRACKED WIDE OPEN AND BRUISED is BABYLON BOMBS debut album which immediately got them a licensing deal with JVC Victor in Japan. The album is recorded and produced by BABYLON BOMBS and Fredrik “Ludde“ Lundberg in Monophobic Facility, and features prominent guest appearance by The Duke of Honk, the eminent keyboard & organ player from label mates Diamond Dogs.
Voices from the press on BABYLON BOMBS:
” Dread may BACKYARD BABIES – the threat from the underground has broken through the surface to park their own jeans clothed asses on the Swedish kingdoms hard and ugly rock n’ roll throne.”
Erik Thompson, SWEDEN ROCK MAGAZINE #25
”Elf erstklassige Sleaze-Rock-Songs!” (’Eleven first class Sleaze rock songs!’) 9 av 10!
Andreas Himmelstein, ROCK HARD MAGAZINE (Bonus Bombe!)
“Swedish glam-slammers with an almost Satanic knack for crafting instantly memorable pop-sleaze tunes, that are equal parts party metal, 70s rawk and Saturday night drink’n’roll.”
Sleazegrinder, CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE
“Refrains, die man lieb haben muss”(’Refrains that you can’t help loving’)
Christof Leim, METAL HAMMER