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    Krokus

    Krokus Biography

    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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