Russkaja

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Russkaja
Russkaja performing in Vienna in 2008
Russkaja performing in Vienna in 2008
Background information
OriginVienna, Austria
Genres
Years active2005 (2005)–present
Labels
Associated actsStahlhammer
Websiterusskaja.com
Members
  • Georgij Makazaria
  • Dimitrij Miller
  • Engel Mayr
  • Lea-Sophie Fischer
  • Rainer Gutternigg
  • H-G. Gutternigg
  • Mario Stübler
Past members
  • Titus Vadon
  • Zebo Adam
  • Antonia-Alexa Georgiew
  • Werner Köck
  • Manfred Franzmeier
  • Christoph Schödl
  • Ulrike Müllner

Russkaja (stylized as ЯUSSKAJA) are a ska punk band from Vienna, Austria. The band calls its sound "Russian Turbo Polka Metal." It has drawn on polka, ska, fanfare, pop, rock, and traditional Russian music. The band was founded in 2005 by former Stahlhammer vocalist Georgij Makazaria. Signed to the independent Austrian label Chat Chapeau since 2006, they later changed to Napalm Records.[1][2][3]

Members[edit]

Current members
  • Georgij Makazaria – vocals
  • Dimitrij Miller – bass
  • Engel Mayr – guitar
  • Lea-Sophie Fischer - violin
  • Rainer Gutternigg – trumpet
  • H-G. Gutternigg – potete
  • Mario Stübler – drums
Former members
  • Titus Vadon – drums
  • Zebo Adam – guitar
  • Antonia-Alexa Georgiew – violin
  • Ulrike Müllner – violin

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Austrian charts
peak position
[4]
2008 Kasatchok Superstar 15
2010 Russian Voodoo 36
2013 Energia! 47
2015 Peace, Love & Russian Roll 42
2017 Kosmopoliturbo 27
2019 No One Is Illegal 48

EPs[edit]

  • Dawai, Dawai (2006)
  • Barada (2013)

Singles[edit]

  • "Dope Shit" (2007)
  • "More" (2008)
  • "Kasatchok Superstar the Song" (2009)
  • "Hammer Drive" (Download-only) (2010)
  • "Rock'n'Roll Today" (2015)
  • "Hey Road" (2017)
  • "Alive" (2017)[5]
  • "Druschba (You're Not Alone)" (2019)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Napalm Records artist listing for Russkaja".
  2. ^ "Russkaja Interview - Rock In Idro 2014 Day 2".
  3. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Russkaja". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Russkaja". Austriancharts.at. Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  5. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R8wc8fjxNk

See also[edit]