Street Punk Moscow

Think street punk Melbourne.

Only the opposite.

Bonus!

What We Feel – one of the few bands which exists on the territory of the former USSR, which does not copy popular western groups, but plays tough, acute social, daring music. Guys never wrote vague, non-committal texts. They always expressed their opinion about the things that happen in the city and country they live in the most clear way.

In the country, where defense agencies are persistently looking for extremists on the concerts, organized by youth, while true extremists are killing human rights activists at the Caucasus and journalists in downtown Moscow with perfect impunity. In the country, where fascism became a fashion for the youth, and grandchildren of veterans post up congratulations to Hitler on stadium stands and brag in internet with self-shot videos with the murders of Tajik yard cleaners. In the country, torn by crime, corruption and social inequality. In the country, where to say the truth and to struggle for justice long ago became the occupation dangerous for life and freedom.

Threats, attempts to wreck or ban the concerts, losses of close friends – during 4 years of existence, group passed through all that. Group gained its reputation not by words, but by its deeds, behind – more than a hundred concerts in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, three euro-tours in support of Russian antifascist movement, participation in great number of charity actions. And new album, named “Our 14 Words”, became a proof that group never gave up its positions, satisfied with reached achievements, but made a forward step.

Every song on this album – a nail in the coffin of all those, who thinks that hardcore became insipid and lost its fury, that it became regular entertainment for rich boys and nazi tolerant people, and that it can no longer be the instrument of direct action.

About @ndy

I live in Melbourne, Australia. I like anarchy. I don't like nazis. I enjoy eating pizza and drinking beer. I barrack for the greatest football team on Earth: Collingwood Magpies. The 2019 premiership's a cakewalk for the good old Collingwood.
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2 Responses to Street Punk Moscow

  1. BestGuitarSoloEVER says:

    Russia has traditionally been an isolationist country, very conscious of her borders. If anyone gets too close, this is what makes them nervous. That is why, even though both China and Russia were communist, there were always disputes and scrimmages between them. China kept pressuring north. Also Russia is race conscious and didn’t (doesn’t) like the blacks from Caucasus migrating northward. She watches her own back yard very closely.

    Whether Russia would come to our aid or line against us in a war with China would depend mostly upon whether we decide to attack Iran. Iran is just a bit too close, especially when we are already in Afghanistan. Additionally, Iran is is respected in Russia as being something of their own person. In a world full of variables she is the one constant, and Russia will not stand and see her go down.

    That is what I fear our activity in Poland, and the missile has been about. This is already taking an offensive approach towards this region. So it could be we are being set up to lose Russia as an ally when she normally would be. The Ossetia war was also bad for us.

    On the other hand, if we owe China so much money, why would they take us over? If they take us over, they take over our debt to the FED, which is 14 trillion dollars! That is like infinite money! On top of that that, we would no longer invent technology for them, which is about the only thing we have to offer now. Business wise, they are best off with the current situation.

    What bothers me most is because we have lost so many manufacturing jobs there are hidden consequences people don’t often bring up. Because of lost jobs, this leads us to drug use, crime, families breaking up and so on. That is the real tragedy. Not to mention our debt. I would like to see us nationalize our banking, start using our own oil, and put up a realistic trade policy. This is what we need to do. But then the last person to do something like that was Saddam Hussein, and we all know what happened to him.

  2. BestGuitarSoloEVER says:

    …and to follow up. I truly, in my utmost words, believe my previous statement is completely accurate.

    Steve Heisenberg.

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