Cromok is a thrash metal band from Malaysia. Being the best ever thrash metal band to have come out from Malaysia, they are known to be an otai band in Malaysia (where the term otai refers to old-timers or pioneers) of thrash metal music in Malaysia.
Cromok is regarded as a highly respected band in Malaysia despite being semi-underground (they have a major record label deal with EMI (Malaysia) which is not considered underground for most underground purist) for most of their existence. With their straight up thrash metal sounds, Cromok were the Metal gods of Malaysia, worshipped and revered by all metalheads in the country. Their song structures is characterised by very simple riffs and minimalist drumming overlayed with very complex and epic guitars solos.