Soviet Hooligans: Goths, Punks And Metalheads Of The USSR


Moscow, 1988

Rapid development of youth subculture 1970s and 1980s generated lots of different trends which still exist in one form or another. The Soviet Union was not the exception; goths, punks, rockers and metalheads of the late USSR are remembered by their radical self-expression and the extravagant style.

Here, we have found some cool old photos of this saucy youth from the USSR in the period of 1980s.

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Moscow, 1987. Photo by Asa Kari Frank


Volgograd, 1988


Moscow, 1989. Photo by Petra Gall


Moscow, 1986. Photo by Sergey Borisov


Moscow, 1986


Leningrad, 1987. Photo by Yaroslav Mayev


A note in The Face Magazine, 1988


A note about Moscow rockers in an Italian magazine, 1990


Punk girl. 1988. Photo by Yaroslav Mayev


Shooting for the German magazine Blickpunkt. Moscow, 1987. Photo by Petra Gall


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Article about Moscow rockers in a German magazine. 1988


Cover of the Blickpunkt, 1988


Leningrad, 1986. Photo by Natalia Vasilyeva


Moscow, 1988. Photo by Yaroslav Mayev


Moscow, 1987


Moscow, 1987


Moscow, 1987


Moscow, 1988. Photo by Petra Gall


Moscow, 1989. Photo by Sergey Borisov


Moscow, 1988. Photo by Petra Gall


Moscow, 1989


Moscow, 1988. Photo by Yaroslav Mayev


Moscow, 1985


Moscow region, 1985


1988


1986


Moscow, 1987


1988


The SHAH band, 1987


Omsk, 1989


Moscow, 1987


Moscow, 1988/1989


1989


1990

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