Tarakany! — “From Russia with Punk” / Documentary for
While everyone has a sense of pride for their own country, not everyone wants their leader or their government to solely define it. Russian punk act Tarakany! are certainly no exception to this, as defined in A-F Records’ new mini-documentary, From Russia With Punk.
A-F Records released the band’s The Power Of One full-length in June last year, and now they’re broadcasting their message on a wider scale. The documentary highlights the band’s early &rsq...
Tarakany! — “The Power of One” / New video + interview with Chris #2
YO! Chris#2 here. Tarakany! is a band that has intrigued me from the minute I heard of them... Their story is the stuff of legends, their commitment to the punk scene in Russia is inspiring, and as I’ve gone from loving them for their music to loving them as people, I know that others outside of Russia will do the same once given the opportunity to. This interview is hopefully the start of that process. Check out their new video for "The Power of One" as well as my interview with thei...
Tarakany! — “The Power of One” / New album is out now!
Featured guests:

“Killing Pigs”: Chris “#2” Barker (Anti-Flag), Russ Rankin (Good Riddance), Yotam Ben Horin (Useless ID), Willem Heijmans (Antillectual), Nico Feelisch (Rogers)
“What I Can Change”: Nikola Sarcevic (Millencolin)
“Who You Were Yesterday”: Travis Leake (LoviNoch)

Chris #2, Anti-Flag: 
Tarakany! — “Lie for Lie” / official video premiere!
Tarakany! — “Lie for Lie” / official video premiere!
On "Lie for Lie", the band details the very real problem in Russia of governmental tyranny. Freedoms are being erased, propaganda floods media outlets, and many Russians feel the whole world hates them even though the individual citizens didn't do anything… maybe some of you can relate to this..?
Speaking to Punknews, vocalist Dmitry Spirin said:
“Since the first Putin's term as a president Rus...
Tarakany! — “Killing Pigs” / Lyric Video premiere!
Tarakany! — “Killing Pigs” / Official Lyric Video premiere!
Dmitry Spirin commented on the track for the New Noise Magazine:
“The idea of this song is coming out of belief in equal rights for every being on our planet. And if there are people who’s agenda is non-violence behavior, how can they be involved in killing living beings? There are so many ways to feed yourself without violence and it’s such a shame that because of prejudice, habits and prop...
Tarakany! signed to A-F Records
Tarakany! are proud to announce their new album “The Power of One”, which will be released via A-F Records!
Chris #2, Anti-Flag:
“When I first heard Tarakany! massive parts of my life’s belief that music can transcend were confirmed. To see this band write songs that I connected with musically and politically, the same way I’ve connected with some of my favorite artists of all time, and have them be from Russia further reiterated that invisible bullshit b...
Useless ID / Tarakany! — “Among Other Zeros and Ones“
Useless ID / Tarakany! — “Among Other Zeros and Ones“ Split Album 2018 is available now on CD / LP / digital stores!
Two bands, two countries, two languages but friendship and a creative way of perception that the world around us can never be separated. Tarakany!, a punk band from Moscow/Russia and Useless ID, punk rockers from Haifa/Israel have put out the split record called “Among other zeros and ones“. Both bands not only have recorded each other\'s so...