There are at least five artists with the same name:
1 - Cockroach is a pseudonym for Dan Penta, a New York City based songwriter frequently associated with the Antifolk scene. This Cockroach has performed and recorded as a solo artist, as well as with his bands Hearth and Whisper Doll, and sometimes appears as a guest on others' records, like Kimya Dawson's "Hidden Vagenda."
Cockroach is also the name of:
2 - a black/death metal band from Germany.
3 - a nu-metal/hard rock band from Poland.
4 - a punk band from the Netherlands.
They play fast and furious punk/powerviolence in the vein of bands such as Romantic Gorilla. Their tracks seldom reaching over a playtime of 2 or even 1 minute.
5- an italo-disco group, produced by the Nicolosi Family, with Dora Carofiglio on vocals. Released the 12" Get Back in 1983.
6- A Japanese rock band from Sapporo that formed in june 2010 by vocalist Kyotaro Shimizu (清水京太郎) and guitarist Hiroto Tanaka (田中尋人), they were joined in july by Kyojiro Matsushita (松下狂次郎). They claim to fuse the genres of emo, screamo, rock, metal, jazz and pop into an own genre called COCKROACH, which cannot be categorized. Also tagged as ＣＯＣＫＲＯＡＣＨ
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