One Vice at a Time – Krokus – 1982


Album One Vice at a Time by Krokus
Album One Vice at a Time by Krokus

One Vice at a Time is the sixth studio album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus, released in 1982. The album was a commercial success, reaching number 13 on the Billboard 200 chart and earning a gold certification from the RIAA. The album features some of the band’s most popular songs, such as “Long Stick Goes Boom”, “Bad Boys, Rag Dolls” and “American Woman”, a cover of the Guess Who song. The album showcases the band’s energetic and catchy style of heavy metal, influenced by AC/DC, Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith. The album also marks the debut of guitarist Mark Kohler, who replaced Tommy Kiefer after his departure due to health issues.

The album One Vice at a Time was generally well-received by critics. AllMusic gave the album four out of five stars, and called it “a fine example of Swiss hard rock.” Rolling Stone gave the album three out of five stars, and said that it was “a solid piece of work that should please fans of Krokus and AC/DC alike.”


  • Marc Storace – lead vocals
  • Fernando von Arb – lead and rhythm guitar, bass, piano
  • Mark Kohler – rhythm and lead guitar
  • Chris von Rohr – bass, piano, percussion, drums
  • Freddy Steady – drums, percussion

The album was produced by Tony Platt and Krokus. Bruce Dickinson, the lead singer of Iron Maiden, provided backing vocals on the track “I’m on the Run”.

Source: Wikipedia

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