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Sounds Like: Faith No More, Megadeth, Gogol Bordello, KISS, Alestorm
Manager: Mr. Pants, Esq.
Kranken Welpen is a heavy metal polka band (yes, heavy metal polka), residing in Southern California, writing original music and outfitted in black leather lederhosen in addition to top hats and laced up leather costumes.
Their music is original, this is a real, hard, edgy heavy metal band in...See Full Bio
“While there have been many incredible rock bands that have passed through the On Request Magazine vault recently, none have quite grabbed our attention in such a theatric and interesting way as Southern Californian's very own Kranken Welpen. Utilizing their German and Hungarian roots to infuse heavy metal and polka music, (yes, we're serious, polka music), this band has broken through the throngs of submissions we receive daily to make a standout debut that is not to be missed. Comprised of the husband/wife duo Professor Slaughter and Karpathia "Chaos", and bringing in amazing guitarists and even accordion players, this album is the collective genius of bands such as Slipknot, Disturbed, and Sumo Cyco with a pinch of Weird Al humor for good measure. The sound captured in tracks such as "EMF", "Yellow Cake" and "Drunken Sled Dog" make this unique band stand out in more ways than the titles. From the heavy riffs to the way in which the vocals change easily from (read more on link)”