Louna

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Louna
Louna (band).jpg
Louna in Saint Petersburg, March 9, 2012
Background information
OriginMoscow, Russia
GenresHard Rock, Punk Rock
Years active2008–present
LabelsRed Decade Records
M2BA
Souyz Music
Associated actsTracktor Bowling
Websitelounarocks.com
louna.ru
MembersLousine Gevorkian
Vitaly Demidenko
Rouben Kazariyan
Sergey Ponkratiev
Leonid "Pilot" Kinzbursky

Louna is an alternative/punk rock band, formed in Moscow in 2008 by Tracktor Bowling musicians Lousine Gevorkian and Vitaly Demidenko.[1][2]

Their debut album, Let's Get Louder, was released in 2010. In total, the group has released three albums and six singles to date.

The band is best known for its socially conscious songs criticizing Russian political elites[3][4][5] and religion.[6][7] Louna's songs are frequently found on Russian radio and rock charts.[8][9]

Louna is composed of members Lousine Gevorkian (vocals), Vitaly Demidenko (bass), Sergey Ponkratiev (guitars), Rouben Kazariyan (guitar) and Leonid "Pilot" Kinzbursky (drums).

In autumn 2013 the band went into a large-scale tour of 26 U.S. cities with teams of The Pretty Reckless and Heaven's Basement.[10]

On the 13th of December 2018 they released new English-speaking album “Panopticon”.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2009 Louna Best New Alternative Artist [11] Won
2011 Louna Song of the Year "Fight Club" [12] Won
Female Vocalist "Lousine Gevorkian" [12] Nominated
Breakthrough Artist "Louna" [12] Nominated
2012 Louna Female Vocalist "Lousine Gevorkian"[13] Won
Album of the Year "Time X" [13] Nominated
2014 Louna 500 Best songs Nashe Radio "Mama", "Let's Get Louder" [14] Won
Group of the Year "Louna" [15] Nominated
2014 Lousine Gevorkian Leader chart "Tarakany! and Lousine Gevorkian" [16] Won

Band members[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums, Singles, DVD[edit]

Year Release name Type of release / Comment
1. 2009 Чёрный (Black) single
2. 2009 Белый (White) single
3. 2010 Солнце (Sun) single
4. 2010 Сделай громче! (Let's Get Louder) album
5. 2011 Кому веришь ты? (feat. Tem) (Who do you believe?) single
6. 2012 Время X (The Time of X) album
7. 2012 Mama single
8. 2013 Mama (Re-released) single
9. 2013 Проснись и пой! (Rise and Shine) live album, DVD
10. 2013 Business single
11. 2013 Behind a Mask album
12. 2013 Мы — это Louna (We Are Louna) album
13. 2016 Дивный новый мир (Brave New World) album

Videography[edit]

Year Release name Type of release / Comment
1. 2009 Армагеддон music clip
2. 2010 Зачем? music clip
3. 2010 Сделай громче! music clip
4. 2011 Карма мира music clip
5. 2011 Мой рок-н-ролл3D) music clip
6. 2012 Мама music clip
7. 2012 Mama music clip
8. 2012 Люди смотрят вверх music clip
9. 2013 Business music clip
10. 2013 Up There music clip
11. 2013 Ночь, дорога и рок music clip
12. 2014 С тобой music clip

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kubana.com/news_louna2012.htm
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-05. Retrieved 2012-05-03.
  3. ^ http://www.rollingstone.ru/articles/music/review/11018.html?reviews
  4. ^ http://alt-sector.net/3379-louna-vremya-h-recenziya-na-albom.html
  5. ^ http://oppositionmusic.ru/2012/03/louna-vremya-x-prishlo-skachat-mp3/
  6. ^ "Louna - Business". Megalyrics.ru.
  7. ^ "Louna - Кризис Крайст Суперзвезда". Megalyrics.ru.
  8. ^ http://2012.13top.ru/news/18/
  9. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-06-02. Retrieved 2013-06-02.
  10. ^ Revolver Magazine (10 September 2013). "Louna Announce First-Ever U.S. Tour, with The Pretty Reckless". Revolver.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2013-04-30.
  12. ^ a b c "Вокалистка Tracktor Bowling отмечает день рождения". Billboard.ru.msn.com. February 21, 2012.
  13. ^ a b http://www.nashe.ru/news/music/1168792/
  14. ^ http://louna.ru/louna-v-dvadtsatke-luchshih-pesen-nashego-radio/
  15. ^ http://louna.ru/louna-v-nominatsii-na-premiyu-chartova-dyuzhina/
  16. ^ http://www.rg.ru/2014/02/15/duzhina-site-anons.html

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