Dead City Ruins sign European deal

Former Band of the Day, Dead City Ruins, who I first encountered opening for Skid Row and Ugly Kid Joe in Glasgow have landed themselves an international contract. This is great news, not just for them but for all bands who are prepared to work there arses off for the cause. Statement from the band is as … Continue reading Dead City Ruins sign European deal

Another Dead City Ruins update

Partly because their promotional machine is ever-active, and partly because the band sent me a signed copy of their album (which I really, really appreciate) along with a nice letter I'm going to plug this incredible Aussie band one more time. At least one more time. Probably some more in the future, too. First off, … Continue reading Another Dead City Ruins update

More on Dead City Ruins

Another quick update about Australian up'n'comers Dead City Ruins. First up are the tour dates for their support slot with Skid Row and Ugly Kid Joe in April 2014: 23 - Metropolis, Fremantle 25 - Palace Theatre, Melbourne 26 - Eatons Hill, Brisbane 27 - Hifi, Sydney Tickets already on sale via Oztix. Next - … Continue reading More on Dead City Ruins

Dead City Ruins – quick catch-up

I featured Dead City Ruins as a New Band of the Day a few weeks back after seeing them opening for Skid Row and Ugly Kid Joe. On the back of that, I got an email from one of their senior promoters... guitarist Sean's mum! Hey, even hardened rockers have a mum at home. Who … Continue reading Dead City Ruins – quick catch-up

New Band of the Day: Dead City Ruins

Michelle wrote to me to plug the band Dead City Ruins. She told me that "'Dead City Ruins' are an incredible, independent, original Australian metal / hard rock band, supporting Ugly Kid Joe & Skid Row on their UK, European tour, getting great feedback & winning new fans with every gig. They've done it all on their own … Continue reading New Band of the Day: Dead City Ruins

Skid Row / Ugly Kid Joe / Dead City Ruins – Glasgow Garage

[Gig photos: Skid Row / Ugly Kid Joe / Dead City Ruins. Apologies for the poor quality compared to other gigs. Lighting at the Garage just doesn't always lend itself to good pics!] When you're my age and you see a co-headlining gig go on sale featuring Skid Row and Ugly Kid Joe, your immediate … Continue reading Skid Row / Ugly Kid Joe / Dead City Ruins – Glasgow Garage