There are at least 10 artists or bands that go by the name of Ruin. 1) RUIN were hardcore punk rock contemporaries of the 1980s. This was the band that used the name originally. They toured the continental U.S.A. They were acknowleged by Leonard Cohen in SPIN for covering his "Master Song." Maximum Rock'n'Roll ran a feature interview with the band and covered their performances and releases. They contributed to compilation albums and Ruin's vinyl releases of that time, "HE-HO" and "Fiat Lux" were later compiled for a CD reissue in 1996 titled, "Songs of Reverie and Ruin.
1) RUIN were hardcore punk rock contemporaries of the 1980s. This was the band that used the name originally. They toured the continental U.S.A. They were acknowleged by Leonard Cohen in SPIN for covering his "Master Song." Maximum Rock'n'Roll ran a feature interview with the band and covered their performances and releases. They contributed to compilation albums and Ruin's vinyl releases of that time, "HE-HO" and "Fiat Lux" were later compiled for a CD reissue in 1996 titled, "Songs of Reverie and Ruin." This stimulated a brief reunion during 1996-1997, which resulted in a performance as the headling act at the Trocadero in Philadelphia. Recordings still show up on ebay from time to time. Band members: Glenn Wallis (Guitar), Damon Wallis (Lead Guitar),Cordy Swope (Bass Guitar), Richard Hutchins (Drums),Paul DellaPelle (Drums), Vosco Thomas Adams (Vocals) Website: http://ruinweb.info
2.).A band that is based out of Portland Maine and doesn't hold back, Ruin is a breath of fresh air for modern day metal. They formed their original lineup in early 2005 as a three piece; including Richard Carey (Guitar/Vocals), Craig Carey (Drums) and Ken Vought (Guitar). Kevin Whitman (bass) joined the lineup in the summer of 07 at the Hands of Enmity CD release party.?Hands of Enmity? is a raw selection of songs that range from speedy, thrashing madness to melodic guitars with soulful leads. Although Ruin is a newer band on the scene, they continue to gain new fans at every show and are constantly expanding, catching the attention of local radio stations and playing opening slots for the incoming national metal bands. The band is currently playing shows in the Portland Maine area to support the debut album, and branching out into northern Maine and New Hampshire. Everyone who has supported this band so far should keep their eyes open for what is in store as Ruin is far from done and continues push the boundaries of their creativity and love for the art of heavy music. They are looking towards the future and preparing to record their second album. The best is yet to come.
Ruin's debut album "Hands of Enmity" is available online and can also be found at various Bullmoose music locations
3) RUIN is an extreme melodic death metal band which was formed in Miami, Florida, in 2002. Its members are Nick (vocals), Jose (guitars), Dax (bass) and Gary (drums). They have released the demos AETERNUS TEMPUS and A MINUS TERRESTRIAL. Now they are finished with their album AGGRESSIVE MAGNETISM, which is their latest masterpiece of music.
4) RUIN is a d-beat anarcho-punk quartet from Glasgow and Bradford in the UK. Members of the band have played in bands such as Zounds, Doom and Disaffect. Website: http://ruined.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/
5.) RUIN is a basement-dub group founded by Ross Kolde in Burbank, CA.
6.) RUIN is Philip Baljeu, an electronic musician currently residing in Toronto, Canada. For more information visit www.ruinsite.com
7.) Ruin is a death metal band from Pakistan. They are one of the leaders of the pakistani metal underground.
8.) Ruin is an underground rap artist from U.S.A
9.)Ruin drum and bass dj and producent. Alexey Goncharenko (Ruin) was born in 14 December 1991. The interest in electronic music emerged in late 2003. In spring 2005, with his brother Gancher, started try to create own music. He Started with styles such as hip-hop and break-beat. Over time, totally switched to drum & bass. Summer 2006 styles have become favorite Tech Step and Neurofunk. In spring 2008 he signed a contract for mp3 releases with the USA label Wayside rec. In summer 2008 ruin meet Cooh, and after this his style have become Techno sounding. Since 2009 Ruin become on the Rave sounds. He trying to make a harder rave sound.. His tunes play and support by Gancher, Raiden, Machine Code, Counterstrike, DJ Hidden, Eye-D, Proket, Lethal, Mumblz
10.) Ruin is a black metal act. Russia, Voronezh.