Artist Spotlight: Krillin

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News
Krillin performs on New Year's Eve at PJ's Lager House in Corktown.

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Name: Krillin

Line up: The Void, guitar; Leyline, bass; Captain Earwig, guitar; Solar Scum, drums. 

The schick: The musicians in Krillin say they're aliens from the underspace who cause "chaos across the cosmos." In Detroit, they mostly known for a wild visual show with day glow costumes and an instrumental surf/punk sound. 

Next: Krillin will ring in the new year on this planet at PJ's Lager House, 1254 Michigan in Detroit on Monday. Doors open at 8 p.m. and cover charge is $10. Jemmi Hazeman & the Honey Riders and the Imaginatron are also on the bill. Call (313) 961-4668 for more information. Hear Krillin at

Melody Baetens