Kraken is a Rock band founded in Medellín, Colombia, in 1983. The current lineup consists of Andrés Leiva (guitar), Ricardo Wolff (guitar), Julian Puerto (drums), Luis Alberto Ramírez (bass guitar), Rubén Gelvez (electronic keyboards), and Elkin Ramírez (vocalist). The sound of the band is characterized by a mixture of hard rock and heavy metal, a musical experiment that remains effective to this day.
The particular voice of Elkin Ramírez gives Kraken a seal of originality that has drawn the admiration of thousands of fans, and legions of imitators wishing to reproduce his interpretive style. One of the bands that influenced Ramírez' musical taste was Led Zeppelin. Another well-known influence of his is classical music, which he self-taught upon the advice of his father. Elkin is commonly referred as "Elkin Kraken" amongst the fans.
On the other hand, the guitarist Andrés Leiva contributes to the band his symphonic experience, gained as a student of the classicalЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Kraken I [1987, альбом]
- Kraken II [1989, альбом]
- Kraken III [1990, альбом]
- Kraken IV: Piel de cobre [1993, альбом]
- I + II [1994, альбом]
- Kraken V: El símbolo de la huella [1995, альбом]
- Una leyenda del rock [1999, альбом]
- IV + V: Vive el rock nacional [2004, альбом]
- Kraken filarmónico [06.12.2006, альбом]
- Humana deshumanizacion [24.10.2009, альбом]
- Huella y camino