KYPCK have been confirmed
to co-headline the
Narva Bike 2012
festival in Narva, Estonia in July 2012! The festival
location is the Narva Castle. Poster at the
Also, don't forget the
Bar Bäkkäri in
Helsinki, Finland this Saturday: KYPCK, Illidiance
[RUS], Lex Nulla [RUS] and The Physicists. Entrance fee
only 6 €!
KYPCK's line-up is going
through some changes, as
K. H. M. Hiilesmaa steps
down from the
drums. It is however very possible that he will produce
KYPCK's albums in the future as well. Hiilesmaa, now
concentrating on his studio/producing work, comments:
"Making albums and for
example touring takes a lot of time, so I had to make a
very painful decision and leave KYPCK's drum stool for
someone else. I still strongly believe that the band
will bathe in rubles already in the near future."
replacement has already been chosen and the name of him
is A. K. Karihtala,
previously known from for example
Charon. At the same
time, live guitarist S. Kukkohovi
has been cemented into the band as a permanent member.
The band is already writing new material.
n other news,
lots of new photos
from this year's shows have just been added to the
Gallery's Live section. Also, there are
two new shows confirmed
(Oulu, Finland) on November 11th-12th, 2011. These will
be the first KYPCK shows for A. Karihtala.
KYPCK has been confirmed
2011! Other artists include The Haunted, Voivod, UDO,
Amorphis, Deathchain, Ajattara and many others.
In other news, there's a
recent review of Nizhe online at
Noise.fi (in Finnish).
Also, the Finnish club
tour with The Man-Eating Tree is coming to its end
tomorrow in Kokkola. Many thanks to everyone who came to
the concerts this spring - it has been a blast & see you
next time! Photos from the shows coming to KYPCK Ground
Zero during the coming weeks.
KYPCK has been confirmed
for this year's
Brutal Assault festival
in Czech Republic! Other artists include Motörhead,
Anathema, Triptykon, Satyricon, Soilwork, Sepultura and
many others. Details in the
The club tour is starting
tomorrow in St. Petersburg, see you around, folks!
The shows are starting in
a week, and the band is getting prepared! The
section has been updated with links for purchasing
for both the Russian leg of the tour and the Finnish
part with The Man-Eating Tree.
Speaking of the Russian
shows: Russia's biggest commercial TV network
will cover the collision of 2 Kursks: KYPCK's first
appearance in Kursk, Russia. The coverage will include
in the city with the band and of course
New merchandise is in as well,
available online at
Northern Tribe. Check out
the new items at the
section, which also includes the links to Northern tribe
Also, there's a whole new
Gallery - the
NIZHE OUT NOW!
In other news, there is
an interview in Russian on line at
Russian Darkside e-Zine,
and a review of Nizhe at
DrugMetal. The latest
issues of the
magazines also include KYPCK interviews.
video of Alleya
Stalina is now online at
Ground Zero TV! The
same song recently made it to the playlist of
the biggest rock radio station in Russia, and best of
all: won the
weekly poll of new
music, voted by the listeners. This is remarkably great
considering that Nashe only plays Russian music. The
KYPCK camp celebrates and greets all of you who voted!
In other news, you can
find a recent interview (in English) at
Nizhe charted in the
Finnish Album Charts at
position 16! In
Rumba's Album Charts, which takes into count the albums
sold from record shops nationally, Nizhe is number 2!
KYPCK will take a part in
Finnish Metal Expo with their own stand in
the main hall. The stand number is 15-16 together with
Northern Tribe. The whole band will be present, as well
as KYPCK's instruments, albums, new shirts, video
projections + a couple of surprises. Come by and say hello
if you're around!
(in Finnish): KYPCKilla on oma ständi tämän vuoden
Finnish Metal Expossa
Helsingin Kaapelitehtaalla. Ständinumero on 15-16 -
KYPCK jakaa tuplaständin
Northern Triben kanssa.
Koko bändi on paikalla, samoin kuin yhtyeen
erikoissoittimet, levyt, uudet paidat jne.
Videoprojektorista ajetaan seinälle kuvaa
asiaankuuluvassa hengessä... Tule morjestamaan jos olet
The band celebrates
of their second album Nizhe
on February 9th, 2011!
You can find links for purchasing
the digital album
online & worldwide on the down right. Cheers, folks!
Another complete song
from Nizhe has been added to
today! The song is Chuzhoi (Stranger).
In other news, Nizhe is
the Album of the
Week at Joensuu's
radio Oi FM. Keskisuomalainen's album review (in
Finnish) is online
11 upcoming gigs shows
added to Shows!
KYPCK will do a club tour in both Russia and Finland
this spring. The Russian part of the tour includes
and yes: Kursk.
The Finnish spring club tour
contains 7 dates:
For all of these Finnish shows
The Man-Eating Tree
will join KYPCK on the road. The clubs and other details in
For your information: The
album will be played at 23:00 and again at 01:00 at the
party of Tampere's
Inferno Bar on Friday. On Saturday the 5th of February
at Nuclear Nightclub in Oulu, the album will be played
twice with the venue's PA system between 20:00 and
22:00, and several times after that at the bar's
upstairs lounge. See you there!
In other news, the first reviews
are in. Nizhe is "the main
review" of Inferno's latest issue.
The review can also be read at the magazine's website,
at this location
(the review is in Finnish).
In other news: there will
be a pre-listening
party of Nizhe in
and Oulu - members of
the band will be around as well:
Bar on January 28th, 2011
on February 5th, 2011
Major updates today! In
addition of the new look of Ground Zero and KYPCK
Myspace, the following sections have been updated to the
cover art and album info have been published. The album
will be released as
a luxurious 8-panel
digipack (the one
and only version of Nizhe), its artwork
consisting of Russian photographer Aleksei Repkin's
images shot in the sewage system and underground tunnels
of Moscow city. The digipack comes with a booklet
including Cyrillic Russian lyrics and English
can now be found at the
New KYPCK merchandise is now available for pre-order at
Northern Tribe Home Camp,
also including a
special price bundle
of Nizhe digipack + new KYPCK Crest T-shirt. Take
a closer look at the new items at the
Merchandise section. You can order now, and
receive the stuff on the release date February 9th or,
if you live outside Finland, very soon after.
The long form band biography is now up to date.
The pre-listening session
for the band & media will be held on Wednesday the 12th
of January, at the Finnish
in Helsinki, starting at 17:00. The main stage of the
prestigious building has a massive sound system and
acoustics - the album listening session will be truly
unique. Do you want to join in?
Participate to the
contest by sending
your name, e-mail address and phone number to
Three people will win and can take a friend as well. The
winners will be notified personally and the given
contact information will not be used for anything else.
(in Finnish): lähetä
nimesi, email-osoitteesi ja puhelinnumerosi osoitteeseen
groundzero[at]kypck-doom.com ja voita itsellesi ja
kaverillesi sisäänpääsy Nizhe-levyn bändille ja medialle
Kansallisteatteriin (ke) 12.1.2011 klo 17! Voittajille
ilmoitetaan henkilökohtaisesti ja yhteystietoja ei
käytetä mihinkään muuhun tarkoitukseen.
Last but not least:
the first full
song sample of the
new album can now be listened to at
The song is Alleya Stalina (The Alley Of Stalin),
Good news, the long wait
is finally coming to an end! The release of KYPCK's
second full length album has been set for February 9th,
2011. The album is titled НИЖЕ, pronounced /nizhe/
and translating to 'Lower'. It contains the following
СТАЛИНА (The Alley Of Stalin)
БУРЛАКИ НА ВОЛГЕ (Burlaks On The Volga)
10. ВАЛЬС СМЕРТИ (Death Waltz)
Total playing time of
is approximately 1 hour.
More details coming to KYPCK Ground Zero later.
The ridiculous waiting
game with the previously mentioned label has been put to an end. KYPCK is now
looking for another record label to work with.
KYPCK's new full length
album has been completed for already 5 months now, but
surprisingly and extremely frustratingly the agreement
between the band and their new record company still
Recording the album
the band was under the assumption that everything was
clear, but that turned out to not be the case. The band
now hopes for an autumn release for the new album.
Despite numerous requests there will be no live shows
until the new album is out.
KYPCK is currently in the
studio recording the band's second album.
A new section, The Art
Of Rust, has been opened under