KYPCK has been confirmed for Nummirock 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 (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 Shows section!
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 Shows section has been updated with links for purchasing tickets 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 CTC TV will cover the collision of 2 Kursks: KYPCK's first appearance in Kursk, Russia. The coverage will include interviews, a walk-through in the city with the band and of course live footage.
New merchandise is in as well, available online at Northern Tribe. Check out the new items at the Merchandise section, which also includes the links to Northern tribe Home Camp!
Also, there's a whole new section at Gallery - the videos!  


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 DarkCity and RockOracle magazines also include KYPCK interviews.  



The video of Alleya Stalina is now online at Ground Zero TV! The same song recently made it to the playlist of Nashe Radio, 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 Doommantia.



Nizhe charted in the official 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! Thanks, folks!

Recent Nizhe album reviews online (all in Finnish) at the following locations: (4/5), (8/10), Lammas Zine (4/5).

KYPCK will take a part in this years 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!
Suomeksi (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 paikalla!
n other news: you can find an interview (in Finnish) at, and reviews at Russian Darkside e-Zine (9/10, in Russian) and Stalker (10/10, in German).
The band celebrates the release of their second album Nizhe today 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 KYPCK Myspace 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 here.
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 St. Petersburg, Moscow, Voronezh and yes: Kursk.
The Finnish spring club tour contains 7 dates: Helsinki, Porvoo, Kouvola, Tampere, Jyväskylä, Oulu and Kokkola. For all of these Finnish shows The Man-Eating Tree will join KYPCK on the road. The clubs and other details in Shows.
For your information: The album will be played at 23:00 and again at 01:00 at the pre-listening 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).
New band photos have been added to Gallery!
In other news: there will be a pre-listening party of Nizhe in both Tampere
and Oulu - members of the band will be around as well:
- Tampere: Inferno Bar on January 28th, 2011
- Oulu: Nuclear Nightclub 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 Nizhe era:
Music. Nizhe 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 translations. Also pre-order links can now be found at the Music section.
Biography. The long form band biography is now up to date.  
Propaganda. New wallpapers now downloadable.  
CONTEST! The pre-listening session for the band & media will be held on Wednesday the 12th of January, at the Finnish National Theatre 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 groundzero[at] 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.
Suomeksi (in Finnish): lähetä nimesi, email-osoitteesi ja puhelinnumerosi osoitteeseen groundzero[at] ja voita itsellesi ja kaverillesi sisäänpääsy Nizhe-levyn bändille ja medialle järjestettävään ennakkokuuntelutilaisuuteen 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 KYPCK Myspace! The song is Alleya Stalina (The Alley Of Stalin),
Now opened: KYPCK Headquarters: The Official KYPCK Facebook page.
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 songs:
01. ГИФАРУС (Gifarus)
02. ПОСЛЕ (After)
03. АЛЛЕЯ СТАЛИНА (The Alley Of Stalin)  
04. ЧУЖОЙ (Stranger)
05. ФЕЛИЦА (Felitsa)
06. РАЗРЫВ (Rupture)
07. БУРЛАКИ НА ВОЛГЕ (Burlaks On The Volga)
08. БАРДАК (Brothel)
09. ТОВАРИЩАМ (Comrades)
10. ВАЛЬС СМЕРТИ (Death Waltz)
Total playing time of НИЖЕ 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 remains unconfirmed.

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 Propaganda.
Photos from Club Orlandina, St. Petersburg added to Gallery. Warm thanks to Nadezhda Vshola.
The music video for the song Stalingrad has been added to GroundZeroTV.
A new video, The Making Of Cherno: Summer Holiday, has been added to the Engine Room. You can also view it at GroundZeroTV.
Photos from Club Tochka, Moscow added to Gallery, courtesy of
It is now confirmed that KYPCK will play at Club Orlandina in St. Petersburg, Russia, on May 29th, 2009! Details added to Shows.
KYPCK show times at Helldone will be as follows:
December 29th, Club Teatria [Oulu] - 21:25
December 30th, Pakkahuone [Tampere] - 20:15
December 31st, Tavastia [Helsinki] - 22:55
KYPCK has won the "The Heavy" category in Rumba's yearly critics' poll. Rumba is one of the biggest music magazines in Finland.
It has finally been confirmed that KYPCK will play their first-ever Russian concert in January! KYPCK will play a co-headlining show together with Swedish Katatonia at Club Tochka, Moscow, on January 17th, 2009. Details added to Shows.
E. Seppänen will appear in the Finnish TV-show Popkult on Wednesday, December 10th, 2008. The show starts 22:15 on YLE Teema.
Now added to Merchandise - KYPCK Gas Masks.
KYPCK will join HIM and 45 Degree Woman to play the Helldone Festival on December 29th - 31st, 2008. With these three bands the festival goes on the road for the first time in its history and hits three Finnish cities: Oulu, Tampere and Helsinki. Details added to Shows.
Another song from Cherno  added to KYPCK Myspace - Chernaya Dyra.
KYPCK's debut album Cherno has been released today in Russia! The album is released by Fono, in co-operation with Century Media. Cherno is the first Russian-singing album made and released by a non-Russian band. Here's another little piece of news for KYPCK's Russian friends: the band's first Russian shows are currently being booked.
KYPCK Merchandise is available again in all sizes at Northern Tribe Home Camp. A new item has also been added - a long-cut ladyfit tank top.
Now launched: KYPCK Doomsday Party. Join the official KYPCK street team and support the band by spreading the word. Click here to read more.
Added to Gallery, live photos from Nummirock and Tuska 2008.
More photos, details and specifications of Lopashnikov have now been added to the Engine Room.
Photos from Sauna Open Air 2008 added to Gallery.
Added to the Engine Room, the first glimpse of S. S. Lopakka's custom baritone guitar, Lopashnikov, made by Amfisound Guitars. A full report and more photos coming soon.
The KYPCK camp is thrilled to announce that Cherno has been licensed to Century Media Records and will be released worldwide in the near future!
European release dates have already been set as follows:
 * SPAIN / PORTUGAL: July 22nd, 2008. 
 * SWEDEN / HUNGARY: July 23rd, 2008. 
 * ITALY: August 29th, 2008. 
 * RUSSIA / BELARUS / UKRAINE: September 3rd, 2008.
A new video, The Making Of Cherno: Lunch Break, has been added to the Engine Room. You can also check the clip out at GroundZeroTV.
KYPCK has been confirmed to play the Kalajoen Juhannus festival, details in Shows. Also, photos from the show in Nosturi added to Gallery.
A couple of new reviews of Cherno online at Sputnikmusic (in English) and Visions Underground (in German).
KYPCK has been confirmed for Tuska 2008 - details in Shows.
The Engine Room updated with links and photos.
All products and all sizes of Merchandise available again at Northern Tribe Home Camp.
Photos from KYPCK's first-ever live show at Club Teatria added to Gallery.
Black T-shirts and girly T-shirts added to Merchandise.
S. S. Lopakka and K. H. M. Hiilesmaa were recently interviewed by Imperiumi (in Finnish) and E. Seppänen by Darkside (in Russian).
Now released - exclusively at Ground Zero: the sing-along lyrics of Cherno! Click here to read the album's Cyrillic Russian lyrics transliterated to the Western alphabet. Link added also to the Music section.
Cherno enters the official Finnish album charts at #11!
KYPCK has been confirmed for Jalometalli 2008, details in Shows.
On live shows the KYPCK crew will be strengthened by Sami Kukkohovi, playing the second guitar.
An interview with E. Seppänen and S. S. Lopakka on Radio X3M's Metalrepubliken. They are interviewed also by Musiikki-TV (YLE TV2) tomorrow, Tuesday March 18th. E. Seppänen was also recently interviewed in Russian by Yle Po-Russki.
In reviews, read Imperiumi's review of Cherno here, and that of Savon Sanomat here.
The video of the song 1917 is now finished. Check it out at GroundZeroTV.
Reviews of Cherno at Kaleva and StalkerMusic (in Finnish).
Recent interviews can be read online at Kaleva and Korroosio. S. S. Lopakka is also interviewed in the latest issue of Rumba (all in Finnish).
Cherno pre-listening party tonight at Oulu's PSK Kaupunni (Uusikatu 24, 90100 Oulu). The whole band will be present. Doors open at 8 PM.
Added to Shows: Nummirock on June 20th, 2008.
E. Seppänen was recently interviewed by The MetalList Webzine (in English). Also, reviews of Cherno at Korroosio and Keskisuomalainen (both in Finnish).
You can now order KYPCK's debut Cherno in advance, and receive it on the release date or very soon after! Details and links in the Music section.
Now available: KYPCK Merchandise.
Now opened in YouTube: GroundZeroTV. For starters you can view a teaser of KYPCK's first video 1917.
KYCPK's K. H. M. Hiilesmaa was recently interviewed by Helsingin Sanomat. Read the interview here (in Finnish).
A KYPCK video interview (in Finnish) is now online at
Finnish readers can find thorough KYPCK interviews in the latest issues of Inferno and Soundi. Upright, the updated cover of February's Inferno.
The Engine Room is updated with photos of K. H. M. Hiilesmaa's drum set.
KYPCK has been confirmed for Sauna Open Air 2008. The festival takes place in Tampere, Finland, on June 6th - 8th. The exact date and time of KYPCK's show will be announced later.
A gig at Helsinki's Nosturi on March 29th has been added to Shows.
The Engine Room is updated with photos of J. T. Ylä-Rautio's 1-stringed bass, KYPCKLOP.
The cover art of Cherno has been released today, take a look at it in the Music section.
The single 1917 has reached the 1st position in MTV3's Most Downloaded. 1917 is also the song of the week ("Tehobiisi") in the Finnish national radio show X-Ryhmä (YleX).
The first confirmed KYPCK show, at Oulu's Club Teatria on March 22nd,  has been added to Shows.
On the right: the February issue of Inferno, the biggest metal magazine
in the Nordic countries. Release date: February 22nd, 2008.
The download-single of the song 1917 has now been released in Finland.
Links in the Music section.
A few more links have been added to the Engine Room link list.
The Engine Room is now updated with photos of KYPCK Lada, currently cruising in Helsinki, Finland.
Two songs from the upcoming album, Stalingrad and Demon, have been uploaded to KYPCK Myspace. Check them out here.
The gates of KYPCK Ground Zero have been opened today at 18:00 Moscow time - you are warmly welcome! Take a look around, browse through the galleries, dive into KYPCK Abyss the official forum, leave a comment in the Red Book, expose yourself to the propaganda section, visit the infamous Engine Room... KYPCK Ground Zero is updated regularly - do keep visiting.



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