Crocodiles

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Crocodiles (formed 2008)
Crocodiles are an American indie band whose line-up includes Brandon Welchez, Charles Rowell, Marco Gonzalez and Robin Eisenberg.

Crocodiles: Formation
Crocodiles formed in San Diego, California by Welchez and Rowell after their own bands dispanded.
They were signed to Fat Possum Records after the band No Age cited their single 'Neon Jesus' as one of the best of the year.

Crocodiles: Musical career
Crocodiles' debut album 'Summer of Hate' was released in 2009, after which they embarked on a supporting tour.
In 2010, they recorded their second album 'Sleep Forever' in the Mojave Desert. That year they caused outrage with their song 'Kill Joe Arpaio', which angered the song's subject.
In 2012, third album 'Endless Flowers' was released, featuring guests Hollie Cook as well as Dee Dee from the Dum Dum Girls.
Joining them on their 2013 album 'Crimes Of Passion' were Cat Power's Gregg Foreman and Afrodyete of Breakestra.

Biography by Contactmusic.com
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