Alexey Strike is one of the most respected guitarists on Russian metal scene. This guitar hero took part in such cult bands as MOSKOVSKOE VREMYA, SABOTAZH, for a long period of time he participated in one of the most famous Russian thrash heavy metal bands, MASTER and recorded a few important studio and live albums and special compilations with them. Alexey Strike is also respected for his solo career.
After having played in various bands and projects as a bandmember or a session musician, in mid 90’s he formed a special hard’n’roll project STRIKE. The band released two studio albums before the guitarist was invited to join one of the most important metal bands in Russia MASTER at the end of 2000. Being in MASTER Alexey didn’t give up his solo career and recorded two CDs. Alexey left MASTER in 2008. His 3rd solo album “Rozhdenni pod znakom Ognya” was released in the beginning of 2009.
Alexey Strike is famous not only as a guitarist and a composer, he also does vocal parts for his solo records and produces albums of various Russian metal artists. He has organized and produces young girls’ metal band Volnaya Staya.