Ruckus Band

A Warm Welcome to the RUCKUS Web Site...

HOT OFF THE PRESS..........YEP IT'S HERE..........FINALLY!!!  Our new latest release CD "LOVE THIS COUNTRY" is in our hands.
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 $25.00 online includes postage and handling $20.00 at gigs.


Headin' off to NSW, shearin' sheep as big as whales!!!
Here we are in NSW in the whale capital of the WORLD. Yep Nelson Bay is the place ya wanna be, three great gigs at two great venues. If you are ANYWHERE near here make sure ya come on down. Salamander Shores hotel on Friday, Shoal Bay pub on Saturday.....And just in case ya missed it we are stayin' up ALLLLLLL night to make sure we're ready for the Sunday ARVO at 3pm. OMG!!! That's little persons lingo for make sure ya don't miss out!!!

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!!).

Calling all RUCKETTES!

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Request RUCKUS on the Country Music Channel!

Country Music Channel

If you would like to see our video clips on CMC you can go to and follow the link to the request page and request "Smiley, what about the roses?" by "Michael Abrey"
And don't forget you can still request "Devil Pub" RUCKUS and also "Truckers wife" RUCKUS: Country/ Southern rock Music.

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