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"Russian Turbo Polka Metal" act Russkaja posted a new music video for the title track for the new LP "Energia!" The album drops on April 7, 2013 via Napalm Records. The video was directed and animated by Juppi Juppsen.
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Vienna based act Russkaja, dubbed "Russian Turbo Polka Metal," is set to unleash its unique blend of polka, jazz, thrash and rock on a unsuspecting world on April 7, 2013 via Napalm Records. The band has posted the first teaser trailer for the new release "Energia!" (shown below).
Russkaja are very Russian, but always with a wink. That's what happens when a group of Russians, Ukrainians and Austrians decide to start a band in the world capital of classicism, Vienna. Made up of skilled and charismatic musicians with varied cultural backgrounds, Russkaja spread their postmodern version of Russian folklore -- a version that screams into your ear: "dance, dance, dance!"
Band founder Georgij A. Makazaria was born and raised in MoscowGeorgij's voice, mixed with a rock band setup, plus a violinist and an incredible brass section including an instrument called "Potete" (a unique hybrid of trumpet and trombone) already suggests the lunatic nature of Russkaja's sound. The Sojusrocket is launching! With Russkaja, Kasatchok dancing becomes a brawl: the brass section is a Kalashnikov and the stage outfits a mixture of Genghis Khan and the Red Army.....with compliments of the Tzar, of course. With two successful albums, 300 concerts on both sides of the Iron Curtain, the band has more than deserved the title of "Working Class Hero" including a golden badge of honour. The first five-year-plan has finally been fulfilled, some comrades would be proud indeed! The next one starts with "Energia!"!
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The musical sensation Russkaja has inked a new record deal with Napalm Records. According to the label, the band plays a mix of "heavy polka beats, thrash metal, world jazz, and rock in the vein of Frank Zappa. This results in the highly explosive genre known as Russian turbo polka rock."
A first update with regard to the new album will be issued soon. Russkaja also issued the following brief statement:
"After such a successful year, We are very happy to start our cooperation with the well-respected label Napalm Records in order to take the next steps as a unit."
For more details on Russkaja, head over to the band's MySpace music profile.