Chorny Kofe

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Чёрный Кофе
Chorny Kofe
Origin Moscow, Soviet Union
Genres Heavy metal, Christian metal, speed metal, hard rock, glam metal
Years active 1979–present
Labels Misteriya Zvuka, Moroz Records, Nikita.ru
Members Dmitry Varshavskiy (vocals, guitar), Ivan Mikhailov (bass), Dmitriy Zavidov (drums)
Past members Igor Kupriyanov, Fedor Vasiliev, Oleg Avakov, Andrey Shatunovskiy, Sergey Chernyakov, Anatoly Abramov, Andrey Pertsev, Boris Dolgih

Чёрный Кофе (Chorny Kofe, Russian for "black coffee") is a Russian heavy metal band active since 1981. It is led by guitarist and singer Dmitry Varshavsky.

The band features in volume 5 of the Legends of Russian Rock anthology published by Moroz Records.

Members[edit]

Current

  • Dmitry Warsaw - vocals , guitar (1979-present)
  • Eugene Warsaw - bass guitar (2015-present)
  • Andrew Prefix - drums (2009-present)

Former

  • Paul Rizhenkov - bass guitar (1979-1981)
  • Mikhail Shevtsov - keyboards (1979-1986)
  • Alexey Korobkov - drums (1981-1982)
  • Fyodor Vasilyev - bass guitar (1981-1986, 1990-1991, 1998-2002)
  • Andrew Shatunovskii - drums (1984, 1986, 1990)
  • Yuri Causeway - bass guitar (1984)
  • Sergey Mavrin - guitar (1985-1986)
  • Maxim Oudalov - drums (1985-1986)
  • Andrew Hirnyk - bass guitar (1986) †
  • Alexander Bondarenko - drums (1986)
  • Andrei Rodin - drums (1986)
  • Sergey Chernyakov - drums (1986-1988)
  • Igor Kupriyanov - bass guitar, vocals (1986-1990)
  • Stas Bartenёv - Guitar (1987)
  • Sergey Kudishin - rhythm guitar (1987, 1988)
  • Igor Andreev - rhythm guitar (1987-1988)
  • Andrew Peppers - drums (1988-1992) †
  • Boris Dolgikh - keyboards (1989, 1996)
  • Dmitry Gorbatikov - Guitar (1990)
  • Konstantin Veretennikov - guitar (1991-1992, 1999)
  • Pavel Markin - drums (1994-1995)
  • Alexander Bach - drums (1996)
  • Anatoly Abramov - drums (1998-2000, 2002-2007)
  • Paul Smeyan - keyboards, bass guitar (1998-2008) †
  • Sergey Efimov - drums (2000)
  • Sergey Dorovskoi - rhythm guitar (2000-2001)
  • Sergey Pochitalov - drums (2000-2002)
  • Yuri Mahin - bass guitar (2002-2005)
  • Ivan Mikhailov - bass guitar (2006-2008)
  • Nikolai Large - bass guitar (2008-2013)
  • Dmitry Zawidow - drums (2007-2008)
  • Alexander Karpuhin - drums (2008)
  • Svyatoslav Chernuha - drums (2008-2009)
  • Vyacheslav Yadrikov - bass guitar (2010)
  • Lev Gorbachev - bass guitar (2013-2015)
  • Alexey Fetisov - bass guitar (2014)
  • Denis Ovchinnikov - bass guitar (2016)

Discography[edit]

  • 1984 — "Pridi I Vse Vozmi" (Приди и всё возьми; Come And Take Everything)
  • 1985 — "Sladky Angel" (Сладкий ангел; Sweet Angel) - DEMO Album
  • 1984/1986 — "Svertliy Metall" (Светлый металл; White Metal)
  • 1987 — "Cherniy Kofe" (Чёрный кофе; Black Coffee) - DEMO Album
  • 1987 — "Perestupi Porog" (Переступи порог; Step Over the Threshold)
  • 1989 — "Vol'nomu-Volya" (Вольному — воля; Freedom for the Free)
  • 1991 — "Golden Lady"
  • 1992 — "Lady Osen'" (Леди Осень; Lady Autumn)
  • 1996 — "Pyanaya Luna" (Пьяная луна; Drunk Moon)
  • 2002 — "Beliy Veter" (Белый ветер; White Wind)
  • 2004 — "Oni Besi" (Они бесы; They are Demons)
  • 2007 — "Александрия" (Alexandria)
  • 2009 — "Putevka V Ad" (Путёвка в Ад; Voucher to hell)
  • 2013 — "Chest i Vernost" (Честь и Верность; Honour and Fidelity )
  • 2013 — "Osennij Albom" (Осенний альбом; Autumn Album)

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