Kalashnikov- The Best Of K CD. Kalashnikov are a punk band from Milan that started in 1996 and are made up of a collective of musicians. Defying easy classification, Kalashnikov embraces a myriad of musical influences ranging from punk to metal to new wave to thrash and all of those influences weave in and out these songs at breakneck speed. This hard to find reissue is a a collection of the best songs from Kalashnikov’s five previous releases from 2000 to the present and was released on a Japanese label. The CD also includes the standard Japanese import obi strip. Great stuff.