AUSTRALIAS NO 1 COUNTRY ROCK BAND
HOT OFF THE PRESS..........YEP IT'S HERE..........FINALLY!!! Our new latest release CD "LOVE THIS COUNTRY" is in our hands.
A Warm Welcome to the RUCKUS Web Site...
With 7 original songs and 4 great covers there will be something for everyone.
If you want to get a copy before then you can email on email@example.com $25.00 online includes postage and handling $20.00 at gigs.
WE KNOW YOU'LL LOVE IT :-)
Last one before we head off to NSW. Mick and Roly will be doin a duo at the Imperial hotel up in wonderful Avenel. So if you are lookin' for a wonderful way to spend your Sunday and maybe take a beautiful drive out in the country well come on along. It's a great place and Carl the new host is a wonderful fella. The boys will be kickin' off about 2
And some GREAT NEWS. RUCKUS entered their latest CD and original songs to the Canberra Country Music competition and came away with not one but EIGHT AWARDS..........Yep EIGHT AWARDS and they are..........DA DAAAAA
Best Country Album....'Love This Country'
Best Engineering and Production.......Gavin Parker who helped us emmensley
Best Album Cover Artwork
Best Contempary Country song.......'Love This Country'
Best Traditional Country song..........'Smiley What about the Roses'
Best Country Rock song.................'Denim n Dust'
Best Honky Tonk song...................'Don't Judge a Book by its Cover'
Best Alternate Country song 'Tessie'
RUCKUS also made it to the state finals of the International Emergenza comp last Sunday night and thanks to all who came along. We didn't make it through to Sydney but it was very close. That being said, Bazza our bass guitarist and all round great guy, did win BEST BASS GUITARIST IN THE COMP. So a big well done to Bazza!!!!
Our instrumental 'Couldn't be Bothered Singin' Song' also made it into the top thirty in the ASA 'Australian Songwriters Association" actually coming in at no 12. Which is another pat on the back considering the quality and amount of entries in this very prestigous competition .
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The name "RUCKUS" evolved from a particularly eventful night experienced by some of the founding band members at an outer suburban venue of questionable repute(hmmm!!).
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