New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Shore Fire Media)
Mumiy Troll went from smuggling Blondie
and Sex Pistols
records passed the Iron Curtain to performing in stadiums worldwide. The band's English language debut will be released on 4.24 and is generating a lot of attention Stateside:
MTV Iggy gets the scoop on Mumiy Troll's rise to rock stardom in an in-depth Q+A: http://bit.ly/InhtaO. "A sound somewhere between Brit-pop, the Psychedelic Furs, and Tom Waits."
PRI's The World interviews lead singer Ilya Lagutenko about Mumiy Troll's roots as an underground, blacklisted rock band in Russia: http://bit.ly/GIIw50. "Mumiy Troll is one of the most successful rock bands in Russia."
CNN's Connect The World chats with Ilya about emerging from the Iron Curtain and crossing over to an English-language market: http://bit.ly/Is28pz. "An acclaimed Russian band that's created anthems for a generation."
"Mumiy Troll is poised to take over America, Red Dawn-style, with its first full-length English language album," raved the Onion A.V. Club.
Stream the single "Fantastica" here: http://avc.lu/AmRXhC
The debut English LP 'Vladivostok' was produced in collaboration with Mike Clink (Guns N' Roses, Megadeth), Joe Chiccarelli (My Morning Jacket, The Shins) and Greg Brimson (Bush, Eminem) and will be available April 24 on The Village.