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Interview: Krokus – Live For The Action

Posted by Morgan Y Evans - Walking Bombs on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 8:55 AM (PST)

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“This is the definitive proof that, in a ridiculously digital, cold and anti-septic world, there is still a place for honest, dirty, handmade music – for the eternal flame of Rock n’ Roll – our medicine of life.” – from the liner notes of Long Stick Goes Boom.

Ready for some Krok n roll? The boys in Krokus are back with a monster live album defining the current era of the band as well as touching on their lengthy career as die hard devotees of gritty, blue collar hard rock. In the last four decades, Krokus have played over 2,000 shows across 5 continents
and Long Stick Goes Boom: Live from da House Of Rust reflects the miles under their feet and the many friends made along the way. Recorded August 30th, 2013 the show featured on this killer live record was a full circle moment for the band, coming home to where it all started in 1975 – Rockcity Solothurn.

Pre order the album HERE.

It was a pleasure to discuss the past and future of hard rock with respected vocalist Marc Storace, who also answered some questions about my fave classic Krokus video “Screaming In The Night”. The new live album is killer Krokus in true top form and you can read the interview HERE to get the scoop!

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Music Video: Krokus – “Dirty Dynamite”

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 4:12 PM (PST)

Swedish metal legends Krokus have released a music video for the title track from their upcoming album, Dirty Dynamite.  The album is scheduled for release on February 22 in Europe under Sony Music and March 5 in North America with The End Records.

To watch the video for “Dirty Dynamite” click right here.

Dirty Dynamite will be Krokus’ seventeenth studio album the follow up to 2010’s Hoodoo. It is also the return of guitarist Mandy Meyer, a brief member in 1981, and also featured on their 2006 album Hellraiser.

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Krokus drummer Freddy Steady leaves band

Posted by jessepac on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 9:01 PM (PST)

freddy steady pictureFreddy Steady, original drummer for Swiss band Krokus, has announced his departure from the band after reuniting with them only three years ago. The remaining members each chimed in on the split, but no word from Steady himself.

Guitarist Fernando Von Arb:

“The split was not of personal nature but solely a professional decision. Freddy concluded that he really wanted to play music just for fun in small clubs rather than conquering the world, playing arenas on huge stages with pyro props, etc.”

Vocalist Marc Storace:

“We surely did not reunite in 2008 and carefully planned our comeback just to stop now! We enjoyed three extremely successful and productive years with exciting live shows and our new platinum CD, ‘Hoodoo’. This isn’t the beginning of the end for the rest of us. We have so much more planned for the future. We are in charge of our destiny and we will decide when the final curtain call will come.”

Guitarist Chris Von Rohr:

“We want to finish the possibly last round with power, pride and gratification. That has nothing to do with money or anything else. Simply joy to play our style of music and the feeling we get at live shows when we pull the trigger — long stick goes boom!!!””

Krokus’ last album Hoodoo (AFM Records) was the 16th in their career and had a song featured on the “Saw 3D” soundtrack.

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