Король и Шут

Король и Шут

Punk Rock Russian Rock Punk Russian Rock
Korol i Shut ("King and Jester" in Russian; often abbreviated as "KISH") is a punk band from Russia who takes its inspiration and costumes from tales and fables. KiSH was founded in 1988 in Leningrad by Gorshok (Mikhail Gorshenev) and his schoolmates. In 1990 Knyaz' (Andrey Kniazev) joined the band and invited its modern name. KISH remained an amateur underground band for many years, but with the release of their first album "Kamnem po golove" in 1996 they became well-known in the Russian rock community, and this popularity increased greatly in the next five years. More Info »

Top Albums

  • Камнем по голове
    Камнем по голове
  • Акустический Альбом
    Акустический Альбом
  • Жаль, нет ружья
    Жаль, нет ружья
  • Like A Stone Over The Head
    Like A Stone Over The Head
  • Men Were Eating Meat
    Men Were Eating Meat

Король и Шут. Artist Bio

Korol i Shut ("King and Jester" in Russian; often abbreviated as "KISH") is a punk band from Russia who takes its inspiration and costumes from tales and fables.

KiSH was founded in 1988 in Leningrad by Gorshok (Mikhail Gorshenev) and his schoolmates. In 1990 Knyaz' (Andrey Kniazev) joined the band and invited its modern name. KISH remained an amateur underground band for many years, but with the release of their first album "Kamnem po golove" in 1996 they became well-known in the Russian rock community, and this popularity increased greatly in the next five years.

Band's main genre is discussed, because their music includes elements of both punk and rock with a bit of folk. The lyrics represent fantasy and horror stories about trolls, witches and pirates. Another common topic is alcohol abuse.

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