Russian rock outfitMumiy Troll
has quite a history. Formed in 1986 after the fall of the Soviet Union, the group has been extremely popular back home, and it appears they are trying to see how folks in the U.S. take to their no-frills pop. Here's what DC9's ownDarryl Smyers had to say
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about them in last week's print edition:
1997's Morskaya became hugely successful in Russia and [lead singer Ilia] Lagutenko has gone on to parlay his androgynous performance style and love for melodic hard rock into a successful musical venture in seemingly every country but the U.S. And that's quite the shame: Mumiy Troll's music is just plain cool. Continue reading...
Thanks to the generosity of the folks over at The Loft,
we have five pairs of tickets to giveaway to their show tonight. Just be among the first five people to email me with "From Russia with love" in the subject line, and you'll win. Good luck!
Update: Contest is over. Congrats to our winners.