"Russian Solution" is a popular San Francisco based rock group of Russian-speaking musicians. The band's music is best described as a combination of traditional Russian rock, blues, folk and hard rock. Led by guitarist and songwriter Felix Melamed, "Russian Solution" frequently experiments with other styles of music and incorporates the elements of electronic music, heavy metal and bossa nova into its songs. The band is currently recording its second album that will be released in the Summer of 2011. Since its inception in 2006, "Russian Solution" has performed on many occasions in the San Francisco Bay Area as well is in New York, Chicago and Toronto.