Russkaja

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

Russkaja (stylized as ЯUSSKAJA) are a ska punk band from Vienna, Austria. The band's sound (defined by themselves as "Russian Turbo Polka Metal") is characterised by polka, ska 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
  • Ulrike Müllner – violin
  • Rainer Gutternigg – trumpet
  • H-G. Gutternigg – potete
  • Mario Stübler – drums
Former members
  • Titus Vadon – drums
  • Zebo Adam – guitar
  • Antonia-Alexa Georgiew – 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

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)
  • "Mare Mare" (2017)
  • "Alive" (2017)[5]

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. Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 
  5. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R8wc8fjxNk

See also[edit]