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KROKUS-VINTAGE SHIRT "MIDNITE MANIAC" FROM MID 80's!!

Krokus Midnite Maniac T-Shirt As Worn By Rihanna

RIHANNA KNOWS BEST!!!!!

  

Order now the original for $40 + Shipping

[Send e-mail with contact/mailing address and T-Shirt size to peter.waelti@krokusonline.com for all pre-orders]
  
This makes you look as hot as our favorite homegirl!!!

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RIHANNA ROCKS IN 80′s KROKUS TOUR SHIRT ON-STAGE AT THE ROSE BOWL IN PASADENA TO KICK OFF "MONSTER TOUR" WITH "SLIM SHADY" EMINEM

Rihanna + Eminem 'Monster Tour' Pasadena

Deep down, we all want to be rock stars. Especially pop and hip-hop artists, so it seems. Rihanna is no exception, as she rocked a dress made out of our ’84-’85 KROKUS tour t-shirt on-stage at the Rose Bowl at the first stop on her current co-headlining Monster Tour with rap icon Eminem. The front of the shirt-turned-dress features the artwork of our "Midnite Maniac" single off the 1984 gold-certified album "The Blitz". No one can be too surprised, though, ’cause who doesn't love heavy metal, right? It was very cool of this pop princess representing some rock on-stage.

Rihanna, at age 26, has sold over 100 million albums, 8 Grammy's (including Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 2010, Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2011 and the same year Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album), regularly #1 in the single charts (last time with "Diamonds") and also duo with Eminem "Love The Way You Lie".

Wearing a KROKUS T-Shirt shows that the artist with the most #1 hits in one year loves a little "Krok'n'Roll" as well!

Rihanna rocks with KROKUS T-Shirt
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JUST IN TIME FOR THE EUROPEAN FESTIVAL SEASON

European Festival T-Shirt

GET YOURS AT ONE OF THE CONCERTS OR VIA OUR FAN SHOP

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS: KROKUS @ "MONSTERS OF ROCK" APRIL 18TH - 22ND, 2015

Monsters Of Rock + KROKUS

DEPARTS @ PORT OF MIAMI, FLORIDA

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GERMAN TOUR A TOTAL SUCCESS !!

Germany - You Rocked !!

A big "THANKS" to our German Fans that made this tour very enjoyable for us - this tour enabled us to be really close to you and together we made some great memories!!

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IN EXACTLY ONE WEEK WE START THE GERMAN LEG OF OUR "LONG STICK GOES BOOM TOUR 2014" IN BRUCHSAL

Long Stick Goes Boom Tour 2014
German Tour Dates 2014
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USA/CANADA  PRE-ORDER
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This T-Shirt Is Unique And NOT Available Through Our FAN SHOP Or After Official Release Date April 22nd.

Place your pre-order now and receive the bundle right at April 22nd release date!

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BRAND NEW RELEASE!!

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FACEBOOK CONTEST

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Help us spread the word and encourage your friends to "Like" us on our FB page (www.facebook.com/KROKUSonline)

1.  Like the FB page (if you haven't done so)
2. Comment on the same post on our FB page
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4. Encourage them to "Like" us on FB (that way they can win something as well)
5. Send an e-mail to peter.waelti@krokusonline.com that you have done so and mention your T-Shirt size as well (S,M,L,XL,2XL)

Winners will be randomly selected from the FB "comment" section and we must be able to verify your "share" from your "comment" section

You can win with one of these prices:

5 Sets of:
US only produced (not sold in our merchandise store) T-Shirt for "Dirty Dynamite" release + Signed "Dirty Dynamite" CD + Hoodoo CD + Signed autograph card

5 Sets of:
"Dirty Dynamite" CD's (digipak), booklet signed by all band members

5 Sets of:
"Dirty Dynamite" CD's (U.S. Jewel Case), booklet signed by all band members

15 Sets of:
"Dirty Dynamite" autographed pictures

Contest runs from now till March 20th, 2014

US and International

Our sincere "thanks" to THE END RECORDS, N.Y./USA for T-Shirts + CD's as well as SONY MUSIC SWITZERLAND for CD digipaks

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​QUADRUPLE PLATINUM AWARD
FOR "METAL RENDEZ-VOUS"

Quadruple Platinum Big Bang
[To read entire story click on picture - Fuer mehr dazu bitte Bild anklicken]

35 years after the release of "Metal-Rendez-Vous" KROKUS finally have been awarded. The most successful hard rock album in Switzerland sold around 3 million copies worldwide.

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GERMAN TOUR DATES CONFIRMED!

German Tour Dates NEWS

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MUSIC ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE VOTED "DOEG SONG" #1 BEST VIDEO 2013

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[click on picture to go to link]

KROKUS delivered a new conclave of blues-driven rock and roll, very much still in the vein of their main source of inspiration AC/DC, on their new album ‘Dirty Dynamite.’ The entire album would sit comfortably alongside any Bon Scott-fronted material, with distorted guitars and falsetto screams making the listener feel right in the mood for a long drive. And that’s exactly the direction with KROKUS decided to take on their music video for “Dog Song,” which is centered around your average bulldog’s common activities: smoking a joint, listening to ‘Headhunter’ and driving a vintage automobile. The enjoyably comical aspect to this video in particular makes it an instant favorite, thus topping our list of The Best Music Videos of 2013.

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USA MUSIC ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE RANKS KROKUS IN TOP 10 FOR 2013 IN BOTH THE ALBUM ("DIRTY DYNAMITE") AND SONGS ("GO BABY GO") CATEGORIES

Dirty Dynamite

LINK TO "BEST ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2013":

http://musicenthusiastmag.com/the-best-rock-albums-of-2013/

LINK TO "BEST ROCK SONGS OF THE YEAR 2013"

http://musicenthusiastmag.com/the-best-rock-songs-2013/

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"PINBALL ROCKS HD" ANDROID VERSION NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD

Pinball Rocks HD Game

Live on Google play as of NOW. The promotion will run until 10/28

Sony Music Entertainment has announced the release of the Android version of PINBALL ROCKS HD, a five-table pinball compilation game.

The app has previously been available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with downloads exceeding over 1.8 million on all iOS operating systems.

Pinball Rocks HD features a free entirely metal and rock-themed table with featured music from different music acts including KROKUS with "Dirty Dynamite".

Click on the picture to get to the LINK.

GET YOURS NOW!! Great game to make it through the winter months...

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4X "SOLD-OUT" SHOWS AT KULTURFABRIK KOFMEHL SOLOTHURN

Kofmehl Solothurn

This makes KROKUS the 2nd act ever to sell out the KOFMEHL 4 times within the same year in the 21-year history of Solothurn's greatest culture-factory!

We love this venue, have rehearsed there for years before a tour and even filmed on their smaller stage scenes for the "Dirty Dynamite" video.

Thank you, Kofmehl! And "Thank you" to all our fans for your loyalty and support! We had a blast!!

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CHARITY SHOW FOR KIDS - AUGUST 30th AT KOFMEHL SOLOTHURN

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For entire story click on picture above / Bild anklicken fuer ganze Story

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FREE FOR ALL YOU GAMERS: OUR "DOEG SONG" NOW ON "PINBALL ROCKS HD" iTUNES GAME APP (Android version out in a few weeks)

[click on picture to order game app]
KROKUS on iTunes PINBALL ROCKS HD game app

You asked for more ROCK, and they're giving it to you! Check out the new free Pinball Rocks App game on the iTunesApp Store.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pinball-rocks-hd/id644040634?mt=8

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KROKUS filmed their new video in Hollywood

SEX, DöGS & ROCK’n’ROLL

He smokes, drinks whiskey, hangs out in strip clubs, drives an old pick-up truck and even visits a tattoo parlor!

Da Doeg Watching The New Video - For Story Click On Picture

For entire story including a little background from producer Martin Hausler click on picture. To see video, click on top picture in left column.

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KROKUS ROCK CROWD OF 40,000 ON MAINSTAGE AT SWEDENROCK 2013

Swedenrock Festival 2013

[For entire story click on picture / Bild anklicken]

MEET OUR NEW DRUMMER FLAVIO MEZZODI

Click on picture and read all about our new drummer!

Read all about him by clicking on picture above / Für Story Bild anklicken

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PLATINUM FOR KROKUS

Platinum Krokus - click on picture for entire story / Bild anklicken
(for entire story click on picture / Deutscher Text bitte Bild anklicken)

Right before the first concert of our sold out "Close Contact Doeg Tour" our record label Sony Music presented us with gold and platinum record awards. We would like to thank all of our fans for their continued support over the years.

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EX-KROKUS DANI CRIVELLI  R.I.P.

1988 HEART ATTACK Line-Up

We are saddened to report to you that our ex-Krokus drummer Dani Crivelli passed away. Our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

Also a native of Solothurn, Switzerland, Dani (far left) joined KROKUS in 1987, replacing Jeff Klaven. You can listen to him on the band's 1988 HEART ATTACK release that included KROKUS staples like "Rock'n'Roll Tonight" and "Wild Love". He always kept in contact with the band over the years. We liked his straight forward, but true words about music and life. He will be missed but will keep on drumming in Rock'n'Roll heaven!

[for more on Dani click on picture above]

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#1 FOR SECOND WEEK IN SWISS CHARTS AND GOLD (RECORD AWARD SALES) - THANK YOU SWITZERLAND!!

 

SWITZERLAND - We love you!
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KROKUS-Video

DöGS WANTED!

Producer Chris von Rohr is in search of the "craziest  dogs in the world" to be part of a new KROKUS video. The rocker is waiting for your applications!

Send your video to: gewinnen@ringier.ch (Subject: KROKUS)

[Click On Picture To Read Entire Story In English & German]

Da Dög Rocks! Click On Photo For Story
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CHEERS 'N THANX TO THE FANS

"DIRTY DYNAMITE" #1 IN SWISS CHARTS         FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE!!

[CLICK ON PICTURE TO READ CHRIS VON ROHR'S INTERVIEW]

You are one click away from being able to read CHRIS VON ROHR's interview!
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Read US Webzine CD Review: "KLASSIC KROKUS"

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THANK YOU GERMANY!!!

KROKUS "Dirty Dynamite" #17 Chart position in the Official Media Control Album Charts in the first week of release

GERMANY - If you have not done so yet, order your copy from amazon.de NOW!

Germany is the 3rd largest music market after the USA and Japan these days. It is the first time in KROKUS' history that the band charts in the " Top 20" of the German charts. Get your CD or Vinyl copy of "Dirty Dynamite" on amazon.de [click on picture for link] and we thank you for all your support!

 

The German edition of "Rolling Stone" magazine reviewed the new album and had this to say: «Here they are again, these percussive perfectly timed, precise riffs», it says. «And Storace still roars after all these years like the late Bon Scott.»

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Marc Storace - Click On Picture For Interview Story
[CLICK ON MARC'S PICTURE FOR ENTIRE INTERVIEW / BILD ANKLICKEN]
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DEE SNIDER OF TWISTED SISTER PISSED OFF AT KROKUS IN HIS NEW BIOGRAPHY

KROKUS burned some stage clothes in the 80's that were hand-sown by his wife. Dee Snider thinks that's not at all funny.

Dee Snider of Twisted Sister

[Click on picture to read entire story / Bild anklicken]

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"DIRTY DYNAMITE" RELEASED TODAY - This is what the German Press had to say: 

KROKUS - 'Dirty Dynamite'
ROLLING STONE: Souverain und spassbetont! Da sind sie wieder, die perkussiven, abgestoppten, punktgenauen Riffs und Sänger Storace tönt tatsächlich nach der gleichen Gosse, in der auch schon Bon Scott gelegen hat

ROCK HARD: „Diese Platte stinkt nach Schweiß, Sex, Bier und kaltem Zigarettenrauch … Blues, Rock´n´Roll, Heavy Metal - alles da. Und dazu reihenweise Hits!“ 8/10

ROCK IT!: „Coolness hat einen neuen Namen! Hunde, bitte bleibt am Ball und lasst es bitte noch ewig rocken!“ 10/10

SLAM: „Party Hard With An Emmentaler!“ 8/10

METAL.de: “ „Dirty Dynamite“ steht auf einer Linie mit den Karriere-Highlights der Band „Hardware“ und „Metal Rendez-Vous“, Gratulation 8/10

STREETCLEANER: „Eigentlich hat hier fast jeder Song das Zeug zu einem Hit. Schöner Handgemachter Hard Rock und kein nachbearbeiteter Konserven Kram.“

MEGA-METAL.de: “'Mäh Dreck' geht nicht und wenn den Herren kein Albumtitel eingefallen wäre, wäre „Opus Magnum“ eine gute Wahl gewesen…“ 9,5/10

TOTENTANZ: „Ohne Scheiss – dieses Album kann mit der letzten AC/DC Scheibe „Black Ice“ mal locker mithalten. Ganz und gar faszinierend – jetzt schon ein Highlight des noch jungen Jahres 2013.“

THE-PIT: „Und so treten Krokus mit „Dirty Dynamite“ den Nachweis an, dass guter Boogie Hard’n’Roll nicht nur aus Down Under kommt, zumindest hat die nun vorliegende 17. Studioscheibe ausreichend Wumms in den Rillen, um die Band in ihrem zweiten Leben noch wieder ein Stück vorwärts zu bringen.“ 8/10

HEAVY-METAL: „Es gibt keine Schwächen auf dieser Scheibe!“
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Sex, Dogs and Rock'n'Roll

MEET THE KROKUS-DOG a.k.a. DA DöG

Click On Picture To Read More!

[Click On Picture For Story - Bild Anklicken]

He's a super cool dog. And now «Da Dög» will step into the spotlight today with the release of KROKUS' newest album «Dirty Dynamite»
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THE MAKING OF "DIRTY DYNAMITE"

KROKUS founder/producer/bassman Chris Von Rohr as well as vocalist Marc Storace and guitarist Mandy Meyer talk about the making of their 17th studio album "Dirty Dynamite", the ideas and motivation behind it, including recording at "Abbey Road Studios" in London (worldwide CD release - for more details see release dates in left column)

[TO VIEW CLICK ON PICTURE]
Mandy, Chris + Marc
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"DIRTY DYNAMITE" VIDEO PREMIER

Dirty Dynamite Video

Click on picture ABOVE to view VIDEO

Click on picture BELOW to READ Chris Von Rohr's comments about the video shoot

CLICK ON THIS PICTURE FOR MORE NEWS
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MANDY MEYER REJOINS KROKUS!

KROKUS with Mandy
30 years ago Mandy joined KROKUS to replace Tommy Kiefer (RIP) on guitar and toured for part of 1980's "Metal Rendez-Vous" and all of 1981's "Hardware" tour throughout Europe including the UK and also extensively in the USA.

Mandy secretly recorded the past couple of months with the band for the new CD "Dirty Dynamite", tol be released in February of next year. You will be blown away!!!

FOR MORE NEWS CLICK ON PICTURE ABOVE
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KROKUS ROCK ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS

After decades in the music biz a dream comes true: KROKUS record at the legendary Abbey Road Studios

Most famous crosswalk in the world

It is without doubt the most famous recording studio in the world. Here it is where the Beatles created and recorded classics like «Come Together», «Hey Jude», «Lady Madonna» und «She Loves You». The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Oasis recorded here many of their greatest hits: the Abbey Road Studios in London. For the last two weeks KROKUS worked feverishly on their follow-up album to "Hoodoo" in these «hallow halls of rock music», as vocalist Marc Storace calls it.

The Swiss rockers record here songs for their new CD «Dirty Dynamite». The album is slated to be released February 22nd, 2013. «The nights were long and extremely creative, it was totally worh the effort», adds bassist and producer Chris von Rohr. «For us a lifelong dream has come true», adds Storace.

As Switzerland's most successful hard rock band, KROKUS sold more than 13 million albums in a career that spanned over almost forty years time. In the past they recorded their albums in Los Angeles, New York, Toronto or Zurich. After well publicized quarrels eventually the originals broke up and in 2008 the originals finally reunited. The comeback-CD «Hoodoo» shot straight to #1 in the charts of their native Switzerland.

Now the ambitious rockers want to surpass their successes of the past. «This album could possibly become our masterpiece. Pure, dirty, in your face hard rock with some blues-elements. We've been taking the time it needs to work on songs and melodies and to constantly fine-tune them at the place that offered us the maximum inspiration», explains Von Rohr.

«We wanted to take in the vibe at the birthplace of modern rock music», comments Storace. «It is a unique feeling to return to the place where it all started.» Both rave that this place is full of memories, the ghost of John Lennon present everywhere.

«The magical ambiance inspires us, it's like additional doping for our creativity», beams Marc. That was the main reason why they decided to record at Abbey Road Studios in London. «We return to our roots.»

As the Beatles' 1969 «Abbey Road» album was their last official recording, will «Dirty Dynamite» be the last official album for KROKUS? Chris von Rohr: «That only the (rock) Gods know! »

KROKUS record at Abbey Road Studios
[Fuer Deutschen Text bitte nach unten scollen]
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JAPAN WAS HOTTER THAN HOT!

KROKUS has sold more than 13 million albums worldwide and toured all over the world, and although one of their biggest hits is called "Tokyo Nights", they never played Japan up to now. That changed last Saturday, when KROKUS played in front of 37,000 Japanese fans at the Loudpark festival, the largest one in all of Japan, just outside of Tokyo.

"Japan was out of this world, simply unbelievable!", reports bassist and producer Chris Von Rohr. Upon arrival in Tokyo, the band was greeted by their greatest Japanese fan, who had waited for decades to have his KROKUS album collection signed by the band. "It was touching. He said this was the happiest day in his life", adds Marc Storace. And while strolling the streets of Tokyo, Switzerland's #1 rock export was asked for autographs by a great number of female fans. "We communicated with hand signs, because besides 'sushi' and 'sayonara' we did not understand much", jokes Chris Von Rohr. And adds:"throughout the nuclear catastrophe of Fukushima and thereafter they kept smiling, that really impressed us."

During the concert the Japanese fans sang along right from the start. Chris Von Rohr: "It was absolutely awesome! Promoter Creativeman wants us back in Japan as soon as possible."

[Click on picture for more]

CLICK on picture to view more pictures from Japan

[Foto anklicken fuer weitere Bilder von Japan]

KROKUS haben mehr als 13 Millionen Alben verkauft und bereits auf der ganzen Welt Konzerte gegeben. Doch obwohl einer ihrer bekanntesten Hits "Tokyo Nights" heisst, waren KROKUS noch nie in der japanischen Hauptstadt zu Gast. Am Samstag erlebten sie nun vor 37'000 Zuschauern ihre Feuertaufe: beim Loudpark, dem groessten Rockfestival Japans.

"Japan war geil", schwärmt Bassist und Produzent Chris Von Rohr. Schon bei der Ankunft am vergangenen Mittwoch wurde" die Band von ihrem groessten japanischen Fan empfangen, der sich KROKUS Alben signieren ließ. "Es war rührend. Er sagte, dies sei der schoenste Tag seines Lebens", so Marc Storace.

Sogar auf Tokios Strassen wurde der Rock Export #1 der Schweiz von jungen weiblichen Fans um Autogramme gebeten. "Wir verständigten uns mit Handzeichen, denn ausser 'Sushi' und 'Sayonara' verstanden wir nicht viel", scherzt Chris Von Rohr und schwärmt von der Herzlichkeit der Japaner. "Wie sie nach der AKW-Katastrophe in Fukushima ihr Lächeln bewahrten, hat uns beeindruckt."

Beim Konzert sangen die Fans schon beim ersten Takt mit. "Es war der absolute Hammer! Organisator Creativeman will uns möglichst bald wieder zurück in Japan", so Von Rohr, der gestern müde aber glücklich zusammen mit dem Rest der Band wieder in Zurich Kloten landete.
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KROKUS ROCK JAPAN

Krokus Live
World premiere of a Swiss band at Japan's largest rock festival. "A dream come true" comments excited vocalist Marc Storace.

October 15th, Switzerland's #1 export in rock will rock over 37,000 Japanese fans at Saitama Super Arena just outside of Tokyo.

"Rock against nuclear waste - we are ready to rock!", adds bassist and producer Chris Von Rohr. Other acts besides KROKUS include Whitesnake and Limp Bizkit.

KROKUS take a break in between songwriting for their next cd (tentatively to be released beginning of 2013) especially for this festival gig in Japan.

KROKUS are stoked to play this particular festival, as Japanese fans had to wait a long time to see KROKUS live and up close (for some).

And guitarist Mark Kohler promises: "Tokyo Nights" will be a must on our set list and it is an honor for us to rock the Japanese nation".
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KROKUS MERCHANDISE SHIPPED NOW WORLDWIDE!

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SPECIAL OFFER: As long as supplies last ("first come-first served" basis), the FAN SHOP will send you along with your order a sampler from the "Ice Hockey World Cup" free of charge that includes KROKUS's "Live For The Action" (not available on any album but this sampler). For details scroll down to NEWS BLOG.
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CHRIS VON ROHR INTERVIEW

Chris Von Rohr
Listen to original KROKUS founder Chris Von Rohr’s recent interview with swissinfo.ch. He talks about “35 years KROKUS”, from the beginning in 1976 to what the future holds as well as his very successful career in the nineties as producer and song writer of another Swiss rock band while on sabbatical from KROKUS.
Click "PLAY" for CHRIS VON ROHR INTERVIEW
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KROKUS ROCKEN DEN ADVENT

Nach der erfolgreichen Tournee quer durch Europa lassen es die Solothurner Ende Jahres wieder in der Schweiz krachen. “Hoodoo ist das erfolgreichste Schweizer Rockalbum des Jahres, die Deutsche Presse feiert KROKUS frenetisch, beschreibt die Konzertauftritte als “goettlich”. Die Tour der Solothurner quer durch Europa war ein voller Erfolg. Ab 3. Dezember bringen KROKUS wieder Schweizer Hallen zum Toben: “Genial, dass wir fuer unsere Schweizer Fans nochmals nachladen koennen”, meinte Bassist Chris Von Rohr. “Die Kroenung eines genialen Jahres”.
KROKUS at BANG YOUR HEAD Festival
Auszuege von zwei der groessten Deutschen Musik Magazine ueber KROKUS am diesjaehrigen “Bang Your Head” Festival in Balingen:

METAL HAMMER
KROKUS entpuppen sich anschliessend als – wir duerfen vorgreifen – eigentlicher Headliner des Abends. Die beiden neuen Tracks ‘Rock’N’Roll Handshake’ und ‘Hoodoo Woman’ fuegen sich perfekt in die Klassiker Riege ein. Die Band ist tight wie ein zugekniffener A…… und grooved wie Sau. Dass ein 58-jaehriger Frontman wie der sich in bester stimmlichen Verfassung praesentierende Marc Storace Spagat-Spruenge mit der Haltungsnote zehn hinlegt, sagt wohl alles aus ueber die Dynamik der Rock Veteranen. Sensationell!

ROCK HARD (DEUTSCHLAND)
Ziegtausend Haende werden in die Luft gehoben, als Saenger Marc Storace auf die Buehne sprintet und die Massen von einer Groove-Welle erfasst werden, die alles mitreisst. Jedes angekuendigte Stueck , ob neue Songs oder alte Klassiker, wird bejubelt und mitgesungen, so dass das Grinsen von Gitarrist Fernando Von Arb immer breiter wird. Man merkt den Musikern deutlich an, wie sehr sie es geniessen, zusammen auf der Buehne zu stehen, und der Spass der Band uebertraegt sich sofort auf das begeisterte Publikum. Eigentlich haetten KROKUS heute headlinen koennen, denkt so mancher.
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AC/DC + KROKUS 

Swiss Concert Highlight Of The Year

KROKUS at Stade De Suisse

For Entire Story In Chris Von Rohr's Own Words + Pictures Scroll Down To NEWS Blog

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Welcome To Our Hoodoo World

SONY MUSIC SWITZERLAND PRESENTS KROKUS WITH PLATINUM AWARD

[Official Press Release]     Solothurn, 30. April 2010:

Krokus set the bar! No other act in Switzerland has sold as many albums as Krokus has so far in 2010! Let the celebration begin.
After the band’s sold out show on April 30th in Zuchwil, Sony Music Switzerland proudly presented Platinum Record Awards to the rockers for their current album “Hoodoo”, which still is in the “Top Ten” of the Swiss charts.
Platinum KROKUS + Team
left to right.: Sasa Erletic (Booking, Bottom Row Promotion), Mark Kohler, Maurizio Dottore (Marketing Manager, Sony Music Schweiz) Fernando Von Arb, Julie Born (Managing Director, Sony Music Schweiz), Marc Storace, Jan Bayati (Krokus Manager, Bottom Row Promotion), Chris Von Rohr, Peter Waelti (Management USA, Krokus), Freddy Steady
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Hoodoo Cover

THIS IS WHAT THEIR PEERS HAD TO SAY:

LEMMY (MOTöRHEAD): 
"Krokus toured with us in the US in 1982 and I found them to be a fine young lot of loonies full of vim and foolishness! I know the reunion works well for them and good luck with the new album"

ALICE COOPER: "Everybody knows, KROKUS rules. Rock on, boys!" (587316, MP3)
GENE SIMMONS (KISS): "Great that the guys are back!"

OZZY OSBOURNE: "Unkraut vergeht nicht. Welcome back, boys!"

DORO PESCH: "Krokus war von Anfang an eine meiner Lieblingsbands und für mich sogar immer eine Quelle echter Inspiration. Die Stimme von Marc Storace hat total viel Gefühl und Power. Darum gehört er zu meinen absoluten Liebligssängern"

PETER MAFFAY: "Krokus zeigen, dass gewisse Musik kein Verfalldatum hat. Schön, dass man sie auf diese Art und Weise wieder-sieht"

UDO JURGENS: "Toll, dass Chris und seine Jungs wieder on the road anzutreffen sind. Ihre Songs aus der frühen Ära der europäischen Rock-musik hören sich noch heute gut an. Krokus sind der lebende Beweis dafür, dass wir Dinosaurier der Unterhaltungsmusik eben doch noch nicht ausgestorben sind"

Gölä: "Die Band machte mich stolz, ein Schweizer zu sein, als ich durch Amerika reiste und im Radio ‹Bedside Radio› lief. Die Band machte mich glücklich, als ich hörte, dass sie wieder zusammen spielen. Ich danke dem Gott des Rock’n’Roll. Krokus sind the greatest Swiss rock’n’roll band in the world"

FLORIAN AST: "Lieber Chris, du bist ein Platin-Junge, und ein echtes Platin-Comeback von Krokus ist nur mit dir möglich. Lass die Blüte noch einmal aufblühen!"

ADRIAN SIEBER (LOVEBUGS): "‹Metal Rendez-vous› ist die beste Hard-Rock-Platte, die eine Schweizer Band je aufgenommen hat. Die zweitbeste ist ‹One Vice at a Time› und die drittbeste ‹Headhunter›. Noch Fragen?"
ENTER Hoodoo NEWS
2014-04-20

LONG STICK GOES BOOM - LIVE FROM DA HOUSE OF RUST

For almost 40 years now, KROKUS has stood for high-quality, honest-to-goodness, hand-made power rock. No other Swiss rock band sells albums and its back catalogue worldwide like KROKUS. The band [...]
2014-03-10

DIRTY DYNAMITE CONTEST

DIRTY DYNAMITE CONTEST ​ Sporne Deine "Freunde" an unsere FB Seite mit " Gefällt mir " anzuklicken (www.facebook.com/KROKUSonline). 1. Klick auf unserer FB Seite " Gefäl [...]
2014-01-23

BIG BANG PLATINUM STYLE

​35 years after the release of "Metal Rendez-vous" Krokus finally have been awarded. The most successful hard rock album in Switzerland sold around 3 million copies worldwide. Things [...]
2013-08-01

CHARITY SHOW FOR KIDS AT KOFMEHL SOLOTHURN AUGUST 30th

KROKUS will be back at the Kofmehl in their home town of Solothurn, Switzerland. It's gonna be a "one of a time" charity event for children in need. All proceeds are 100% donated to the Theodora [...]
2013-06-25

SEX, DöGS & ROCK’n’ ROLL

SEX, DöGS & ROCK’n’ ROLL KROKUS filmed their new video in Hollywood [To watch video click on any of the pictures] [Deutsche Uebersetzung weiter unten] [...]
2013-06-11

KROKUS ROCK IN FRONT OF 40'000 FANS

S ölvesborg - Like in the good ole days KROKUS roar and rock in front of ten-thousands of fans. And shared the main stage with acts like Kiss and Status Quo that they toured with in the 80 [...]
2013-05-07

NEW DRUMMER FLAVIO MEZZODI

For Flavio Mezzodi a childhood dream has come true. "At age 10 I wanted nothing more than playing in a rock band and play all over the world", he states. "And now that dream has become reality". [...]
2013-05-03

PLATINUM FOR KROKUS

Right before the first concert of our sold out "Closer Contact Doeg Tour" our record label Sony Music presented us with gold and platinum record awards. Swiss boulevard paper "Blick" repor [...]
2013-04-21

DANI CRIVELLI R.I.P.

We are saddened to report to you that our ex-Krokus drummer Dani Crivelli passed away. Our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones. Also a native of Solothurn, Switzerland, Dani (f [...]
2013-04-15

KROKUS REHEARSING FOR UPCOMING TOUR

The walls are shaking. KROKUS rehearse at full throttle in the living room of bassist/producer Chris von Rohr's 103-year old villa for the upcoming tour dates . " If a song [...]

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November 6th, 2014

Baloise Session

Event Halle Messe Basel 

Basel / Switzerland

www.baloisesession.ch

 

November 14th, 2014

HardRockHell VIII Festival

Hafan Y Mor, Pwllheli, Gwynd

North Wales UK

 

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