Krokus

Krokus

Profile:
Swiss hard rock group.
Founded by:
Peter Richard – vocals (1975–1976)
Chris von Rohr – vocals, drums, bass, keyboards (1975–1983, 1987–1989, since 2008)
Tommy Kiefer – guitar (1975–1981)
Remo Spadino – bass (1975–1976)

Current line-up:
Marc Storace – vocals (1979–1988, 1994–1996, since 2002)
Fernando von Arb – guitar (1976–2004, since 2008)
Mark Kohler – guitar (1982–1988, 1994–1996, since 2008)
Chris von Rohr – bass (1975–1983, 1987–1989, since 2008)
Freddy Steady – drums (1976–1982, 1994–1996)
Flavio Mezzodi – drums (since 2013)

Former members:
Vocals:
Peter Richard (1975–1976)
Henry Friez (1979)
Björn Lodin (1988–1989)
Peter McTanner (1990–1992)
Carl Sentance (1999–2001)

Guitar:
Tommy Kiefer (1975–1981)
Hansi Droz (1976)
Mandy Meyer (1981, 2004–2007)
Patrick Mason (1983)
Many Maurer (also bass) (1989–2000)
Chris Lauper (1999)
Dave Stettler (2000)
Dominique Favez (2002–2007)

Bass:
Remo Spadino (1975–1976)
Jürg Naegeli (also keyboards) (1976–1980)
Andy Tanas (1984–1985)
Tommy Keiser (1985–1986)
Tony Castell (2002–2007)

Drums:
Steve Pace (1983)
Jeff Klaven (1983–1986)
Dani Crivelli (1987–1989)
Peter Haas (1990–1992, 1999–2001)
Cliff Rodgers (1999)
Marcel Kopp (2000)
Patrick Aeby (2002–2005)
Stefan Schwarzmann (2006–2007)

The logo was designed by the Swiss artist Beat Keller.
In 1977 Krokus merged together with the band Montezuma.
Their album Headhunter was a platinum album in the United States. So far, all Krokus albums have gone platinum in Switzerland.
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Krokus Discography

Albums

6326 928 Krokus Krokus (Album) Schnoutz Records 6326 928 Switzerland 1976 Sell This Version
6326 934 Krokus To You All (Album) Schnoutz Records 6326 934 Switzerland 1977 Sell This Version
ML 8018, 6374 050 Krokus Pay It In Metal (Album) Mercury ML 8018, 6374 050 US 1978 Sell This Version
K28P-1 Krokus Metal Rendez-vous (Album) Arista K28P-1 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
CN 3659/S Budgie / Krokus Budgie / Krokus - In Concert-237(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 3659/S UK 1980 Sell This Version
ARL 5064 Krokus Hardware (Album) Ariola, Ariola ARL 5064 UK 1981 Sell This Version
AL8-8038, AL 8-8038 Krokus One Vice At A Time (Album) Ariola, Arista AL8-8038, AL 8-8038 US 1982 Sell This Version
none Krokus / ZZ Top Krokus / ZZ Top - King Biscuit Flower Hour(2xLP, Promo, Transcription) DIR Broadcasting none US 1982 Sell This Version
L 38009, L-38009, AL 9623 Krokus Headhunter (Album) Ariola, Arista L 38009, L-38009, AL 9623 Australia 1983 Sell This Version
610 198-222 Krokus The Blitz (Album) Arista 610 198-222 Europe 1984 Sell This Version
TC-VG 60053 Krokus Alive And Screamin' (Album) Arista TC-VG 60053 Greece 1986 Sell This Version
AL8-8402 Krokus Change Of Address (Album) Arista AL8-8402 US 1986 Sell This Version
255 388-1 Krokus Heart Attack (Album) MCA Records, MCA Records 255 388-1 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
JEC-18 Krokus Stampede (Album) Phonag Records JEC-18 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
P 81100 Krokus To Rock Or Not To Be (Album) Phonag Records P 81100 Switzerland 1995 Sell This Version
P 81166 Krokus Round 13 (Album) Phonag P 81166 Switzerland 1999 Sell This Version
09274-9735-2 Krokus Rock The Block (Album) Warner Music Switzerland 09274-9735-2 Switzerland 2003 Sell This Version
5050467068827 Krokus Fire And Gasoline Live (Album) Reality Entertainment 5050467068827 Switzerland 2004 Sell This Version
XQAN-1030 Krokus Hellraiser (Album) AFM Records XQAN-1030 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
A 689894 Krokus Extended Versions(CD) Sony BMG Music Entertainment A 689894 US 2006 Sell This Version
88697649432 Krokus Hoodoo (Album) Columbia, Sony Music 88697649432 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
88765415452 Krokus Dirty Dynamite (Album) Sony Music Entertainment 88765415452 Europe 2013 Sell This Version
88843024652 Krokus Long Stick Goes Boom (Album) Sony Music 88843024652 Europe 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

6028 937 Krokus Highway Song / Trying Hard(7") Schnoutz Records 6028 937 Switzerland 1977 Sell This Version
6028 650 Krokus Susie / Rock Me, Rock You(7", Single) Mercury 6028 650 Switzerland 1978 Sell This Version