The gothic rock band MISSIONARIES FROM THE OUTSIDE exists on Russian dark scene since 1999. Frontman, the founder and the unique constant participant of the project - Hank [DIESELHAMMER] Chinaskin, the author of music and texts of missionaries.
The band's music based on the aggressions of the punk in a combination to spirit of freedom great 60s and gloomy, pessimistic world view
The band was created in 1998. Regular performances since 1999. The first track of Missionaries was published on "Edge of the night: russian gothic compilation" in 2000. In 2003 the band ceases to exist...
In 2008 the Missionaries have gathered in new membership, worked out 12 concerts and recorded an Internet-album "GOTH IS DEAD".
The band is working in a gothic rock style, combining various goth rock traditions from gothic of the first and second wave to a new goth, death rock.