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Passings: Former Krokus Drummer Dani Crivelli Killed in Fall From Bridge

Dani Crivelli, who was a drummer for the Swiss band Krokus during 1987 and 1988, died on Sunday, April 21 when he fell from a bridge in Trimbach, Canton of Solothurn.

Crivelli appeared on one Krokus album, 1988's Heart Attack which was their last album to chart in the U.S., reaching number 87. They previously had charted Hardware (1981 / #103), One Vice at a Time (1982 / #53), Headhunter (1983 / #25) and The Blitz (1984 / #31).

The band posted the following on their official website:
We are saddened to report to you that our ex-Krokus drummer Dani Crivelli passed away. Our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

Also a native of Solothurn, Switzerland, Dani (far left) joined KROKUS in 1987, replacing Jeff Klaven. You can listen to him on the band's 1988 HEART ATTACK release that included KROKUS staples like "Rock'n'Roll Tonight" and "Wild Love". He always kept in contact with the band over the years. We liked his straight forward, but true words about music and life. He will be missed but will keep on drumming in Rock'n'Roll heaven!

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