Raga Rockers
Raga Rockers

Raga Rockers

About Raga Rockers

One of the most successful rock outfits in Norwegian history, the Raga Rockers were formed in 1982 after leader Michael Krohn, then a drummer in punk band Kjott, was turned down in his attempts to bring a heavier rock influence to his then-current band. Beginning with 1983's Return of the Raga Rockers, the band built a massive following in Norway, with a sound influenced heavily by the Ramones and new wave sounds of the day. Following a string of successful albums, the band announced their end in 1991. With a four-year farewell concert series, the group ultimately remained un-retired and returned to recording with the comeback album Perler for Svin. Disappearing from the scene again in 2000 (purportedly related to the death of friend Jokke from Jokke & the Valentines), the band only resurfaced in 2005, though Krohn continued recording with side projects. The band released Ubermensch to number 1 status on the Norwegian charts in 2007.

  • ORIGIN
    Oslo, Norway

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