M-XVI is oi!-streetpunk band from Saint Petersburg, Russia. The band was established in 2007 to represent local antiracist skinhead scene and break the stereotypes about the subculture. The sound was inspired by such bands like the Oppressed, Analogs, Non Servium, Guttersnipe, Prowlers, Warzone. The name M-16 firstly was an acronym encrypted as “militant antifascist”, lately turned into roman numbers written as M-XVI to avoid allusion with a rifle and many other collectives with the same name. The lyrics are mostly about social problems, basic human values and ethics and skinhead lifestyle: working class roots, being against mass-culture, causing troubles but still having a good time. This album is mostly retrospective, it includes track from different periods of band existence from 2007 until these days.
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