K R O K U S  IS:


Lead Vocals

Marc Storace


Bass, Vocals

Chris Von Rohr


Guitar, Vocals

Fernando Von Arb



Mark Kohler



Mandy Meyer



Flavio Mezzodi

Stefan Schwarzmann

STEFAN SCHWARZMANN - Drums & Percussion

stefan schwarzmann
1. What were your influences?

Mostly Clive Burr, Cozy Powell and last but not least my daddy Helmut Schwarzmann.

2. Drums played? (model)

Right now I'm playing a PREMIER Artist Series "Rock Legend Kit" in white/marine pearl finish and use the famous Swiss cymbals “Paiste”.

3. Other instruments?

Various instruments on computer music programs :)

4. You played drums in a few famous bands before joining KROKUS. Who were they?

The more widely known one’s were Running Wild, Accept, U.D.O., Helloween and Skew Siskin.

5. What eventually brought you to KROKUS and how did that feel?

Their good "old school" rock’n’roll vibes. I grew up with the music of Krokus.

6. When you joined KROKUS, the band immediately started a pre-production for the long awaited forthcoming new CD. Did you also play live concerts during this time?

Yes, but not with Krokus.

7. How did you feel about going straight into the studio with musicians whom you hardly knew?

To be honest, fucking cool!!! The reason for that was that I really trust in the brand new songs we recorded. We all got really well prepared for the studio and we all felt save, proud and full of energy! And that will be apparent when you listen to “Hellraiser”.

8. How was the studio atmosphere working with producer Dennis Ward?

Dennis is an awesome and outstanding guy as well as musician. Full of ideas and with the right feel to push or ground his clients. I really love him and his work.

9. You have played at a couple of big European Festivals with KROKUS. Can you tell us more about them?

So far I did the Sweden Rock Festival with Krokus. The Fans embraced us, joined us for a great party and they loved also our new songs. That was important for us all with the forthcoming release of “Hellraiser”. We rocked the house :-)

10. Hobbies?

Jogging, biking, mountain hiking, playing Badminton and swimming are my physical hobbies. I guess you can count drumming in a rock band a physical hobby as well. As a balance of my just mentioned hobbies, I really love photography and the upcoming world tour will give me a chance to find suitable shots.

11. Any other things that are of interest for your fans?

It's great to be a part of Krokus and I really like to play with the guys. Honestly, it's time to think about moving from Germany to Switzerland! Learning the language will be another challenge. To learn more about me, feel free to visit my web site and do not forget to log on to our KROKUS web site as well to find out when we will rock your town (
peter and stefan

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Tour Dates


April 18th - 22nd, 2015

Monsters Of Rock Cruise

Miami, FLA


April 24th, 2015

Concert Pub North

Houston TX / USA


April 25th, 2015

Diablo Music Fest

San Antonio TX / USA


April 26th, 2015


Dallas TX / USA


April 28th, 2015 

The Vanguard

Tulsa OK / USA


April 29th, 2015

The Scene

Kansas City MO / USA


May 1st, 2015

Arcada Theatre

Saint Charles IL / USA


May 2nd, 2015

M3 Rock Festival

Merriweather Post Pavillion

Columbia MD / USA


May 4th, 2015

Speaking Rock Entertainment Center

El Paso TX / USA   


May 5th, 2015

Count's Vamp'd

Las Vegas NV / USA


May 6th, 2015 [SOLD OUT!]

Whisky a Go Go

Los Angeles, CA / USA


May 7th, 2015

Whisky a Go Go

Los Angeles, CA / USA


For ALL concert listings please visit our TOUR page!

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