PRIVET EARTH! is an LA band led by Ivan Smirnov, that plays in the self-branded genre of Blitz-Rock (combination of Classical music, Punk Rock and Electronic.) PRIVET EARTH have just got back from their Tour of Russia, where they played packed houses and stadium shows in Moscow, St-Petersburg, Orenburg and Vologda! PRIVET EARTH! have been announced the Grand Prize Winner of the FIAT Band Prix Competition, beating nearly 6000 bands in all genres and styles. The band made a special appearance on VH1's "Top 20 Video Countdown" on December 6th 2013 in Miami. It aired on December 14th at around 10 am EST. Also, PRIVET EARTH! has been rated as a # 1 artist in the World on Reverbnation charts, beating the likes of Papa Roach, Motley Crue, Blondie, Chaka Khan, with nearly 11 million video views! etc Their other accolades include: - 2011 Grammy ballot for Best Rock song and Best Rock Performance (under the former name Smirnov). - # 1 spots in the Video charts on Italy's Radiostar TV in 2012-2013. - Rave reviews in US and Europe for their 2 studio albums, including a recent article by Muzik Reviews calling the band saviors of rock... for the second time!