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DEAD CITY RUINS Set To Release New Album

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 @ 4:58 PM


Self-Titled Album Due Out January 20th Via Metalville Records

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Splicing the musicianship of 70's and 80's metal and the soul catching riffs of bluesy rock with the intensity and "f*ck ‘em all" attitude of punk rock, Melbourne Australia’s DEAD CITY RUINS have been hard at work carving out a path of their very own.

Featuring Jake Wiffen (vocals), Tommy Teabag (guitar), Sean Blanchard (guitar), Andy Alkemade (drums) and Tony Alkemade (bass), DEAD CITY RUINS is a working class hard rock band fueled by what life throws at them… good times, bad times, disappointments, achievements, and life in the cruel fuckin’ city!

On January 20th the band will release the follow-up to their 2011 debut album, Midnight Killer, with a new self-titled offering via Metalville Records.

The new album, which was engineered by James Lugo (IRON MAIDEN, DOKKEN), features ten tracks in total including standouts such as “Happenzella”, “Til Death” and a wholehearted tribute to the late Ronnie James Dio with an original track aptly titled “DIO”.

In an appropriate finale, the band close with a bonus track and tribute to their Australian brethren AC/DC covering “Rock ‘N’ Roll Damnation”, which includes a special guest appearance from vocalist Whitfield Crane of UGLY KID JOE.

Following the recording of the album the members of DEAD CITY RUINS immediately jumped back on the road for a thirteen country tour of the UK, Europe, and Scandinavia supporting American heavyweights SKID ROW and UGLY KID JOE to rave reviews!

DEAD CITY RUINS has also shared festival stages with the likes of MASTODON, DIAMOND HEAD, ORANGE GOBLIN and HARDCORE SUPERSTAR.

The official music video for "Til Death" can be viewed HERE.

Dead City Ruins tracklist

  • "Happenzella"
  • "Til Death"
  • "D.I.B."
  • "Hurt"
  • "Shot Through"
  • "Blue Bastard"
  • "Broken Bones"
  • "DIO"
  • "Bloody Tools"
  • "Rock ‘N’ Roll Damnation" feat. Whitfield Crane






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