Alexander Herbert is a graduate student at the University of Chicago working on Modern Russian History. He has been involved with the Russian punk scene extensively for about 4 years and has contributed articles to Razorcake and Maximum Rock ’n’ Roll. Along with his degree work and raising a 1 year old, Alexander has been compiling a collection of interviews, fanzines, lyrics, and records on Russian punk from 1978-2015.
Alexander is looking for a publisher for the English translation of (Proverochnaya Lineyka or Straight Edge’s) Peter’s memoir Exodus. You can find a German article about the book here. If your interested in publishing the book, I can provide Alexander’s contact information.
Proverochnaia Lineika (Straight Edge), “Papa,” 2004.
Ricochet, “Cinema Paradiso,” 2011.
Russian Punk Rock Resources
Vladimir Kozlov’s documentary Traces in the Snow on the Siberian Political Punk scene.
Influential Soviet/Russian Bands