Related Information for Atomic Rooster Atomic Rooster was a British early 1970s touring hard rock/progressive rock band which continued on and off for a decade. The band was founded by the late British blues pianist Vincent Crane (21 May 1943 – 14 February 1989), originally with British drummer Carl Palmer, after Crane left The Crazy World of Arthur Brown which he had co-founded in 1966. Crane found himself in America in 1968 on his first American Tour supporting The Crazy World of Arthur Brown's "Fire" single.. read more