Инструкция по выживанию (Instrukcija po vizhivaniyu) (English: Instructions for Survival), abbreviated as IPV, are a Russian band from Tyumen who emerged from the dissident underground punk scene in the mid-eighties. Founded in 1985, but after their first concert the majority of participants were excluded from the Komsomol (Communist Youth Party) and sent to the army.
Classmates A.Kagadeev (bass) and his brother S.Kagadeev (vocals, text), and S.Butuzov (guitar, piano), together with A. Liver (Dmitry Tikhonov) (accordion, piano, text), Ivan Tourist (show, vocals), S.
Коммунизм (Kommunizm, Communism) is a Russian (Soviet) conceptual art project founded in January 1988 by poets, musicians and artists Yegor Letov, Oleg "Manager" Sudakov and Konstantin "Kuzya Uo" Ryabinov. It can be seen as a side-project of legendary Siberian psychedelic punk band Гражданская Оборона (Grazhdanskaya Oborona).
There are two eponymous bands under the name "Himera", both are russian. 1. Himera was a punk/hardcore/psychedelic band founded in 1992 by Eduard Starkov and other former members of "Deputat Baltiki". The band existed until Starkov's suicide in 1997. Gennady Bachinsky, formerly the band's guitarist, recently became known through comic duo Бачинский и Стиллавин and died in 2008 in car accident.
Егор и Опизденевшие ("Egor i Opizdenevshie", usually translated as "Egor and the Fuckups") was a Russian psychedelic rock project started by Egor Letov in 1990 when his band Гражданская Оборона was on temporary hiatus.
Гражданская Оборона or ГрОб and Г.О. (Grazhdanskaya Oborona or GrOb and G.O.) was one of the earliest and most famous Russian psychedelic punk bands (and the only one famous Soviet psychedelic rock / punk band). The name of the band can be translated from Russian as "Civil Defence" (abbreviated as "grob", which translates to "coffin").
Jan Coo (Джан Ку) is a Russian alternative rock/trip-hop band founded in St. Petersburg in 1991, led by vocalist and guitarist Xenia Yermakova (Ксения Ермакова). The band made its live debut in 1994, and released their first album, Labirint, in 1996. The band is named after a mysterious voice featured in a folk-tale from a Devon (England).
Tequilajazzz (1993—2010) was a Saint-Petersburg, Russia based alternative rock band led by bassist Evgeny "Ai-yai-yai" Fedorov (Евгений "Ай-яй-яй" Фёдоров). Band members also included Alexander "Dooser" Voronov (Александр "Дусер" Воронов) on the drums, Constantin Fedorov (Константин Федоров) and Oleg Baranov (Олег Баранов) on the guitars.