- Ruts DC
- Punk/ Reggae
Punk and occasionally dub-reggae band formed in 1977, originally as "The Ruts", split in 1980 and reformed in 2007.
Members have included the late Malcolm Owen and Paul Fox, as well as Dave Ruffy, Segs Jennings and Gary Barnacle.
Key recordings include the singles "In A Rut", "Babylon's Burning", "Staring at the Rude Boys" and "West One (Shine On Me)", as well as several dub recordings gathered under the name Ruts DC such as "Rhythm Collision", the 2013 follow-up "Volume 2" and 2016's punkier "Music Must Destroy".
Events for Ruts DC
- Sat 6th Jun 2020 North West Calling, Sham 69 [Jimmy Pursey], The Rezillos, Ruts DC, Anti-Nowhere League, Goldblade, Dirt Box Disco, Gimp Fist, Hung Like Hanratty, Duncan Reid and the Big Heads O2 Ritz (Manchester) Buy Tickets
- Sat 26th Sep 2020 North East Calling, Sham 69 [Jimmy Pursey], The Adicts, Ruts DC, Conflict, Goldblade, Gimp Fist, Crashed Out, Hung Like Hanratty, Fire Exit Northumbria University Students Union/ Institute (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) Buy Tickets
- Thu 22nd Oct 2020 Ruts DC, The Stranglers, Mike Peters Motorpoint Arena (Cardiff) Buy Tickets