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.