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 firstname.lastname@example.org $25.00 online includes postage and handling $20.00 at gigs.
WE KNOW YOU'LL LOVE IT :-)
'LOVE THIS COUNTRY' The single, entered the Australian top 40 Country charts at No. 26 last week. A VERY BIG thankyou to everyone who has supported us and the radio stations who play our music. We love you.
Waa hoo it's the weekend. Sat 18th Mick n Roly will be pumpin' out a few tunes at St. Andrews from 1-4 in the arvo then packin' up and headin' across to Yea for a shindig at the Grand Caladonian, the Middle pub, for the new owner Colin. Campin', swagin', sleepin' in ya ute is available out the back so no excuses for drivin' home. Let show em how much of a great time we can have!!
Sun. 19th Mick' Roly and Kat will be rippin' out some tunes down the Peninsula, a great little venue which is a live music mecca, plenty of great artists and this weekend it's our turn. The Coast Restaurant is situated right across from the beach at Blairgowrie. 4pm sees us kickin' off
So tell ya mates and begin the workin' week on a high!!
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'
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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