Krakoa - Biography


Born in the muck, mire, and Vicodin of northwest Ohio's Black Swamp region, KRAKOA was the baby of proud papas Charlie Pauken (formerly guitarist for Bowling Green's short-lived hardcore legends the Straightaways) and Bob Manley (formerly guitarist for long lived Cincinatti metal band Recitivist) when the two discovered they had a mutual love for stoner rock. Practicing every weekend in Pauken's third floor studio eventually came to a halt with the installment of a nosy and ignorant Born-Again Christian building manager and increased interpersonnel tensions.

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