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The Ruts

Ruts, The

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The Ruts Bleed For You

Interview by Garry Bushell, Sounds, 16 June 1979

IT WAS ALL going so well too, that was the point. So everyone assumed it was part of the act. I must admit I was ...

The Ruts: Marquee, London

Live Review by Garry Bushell, Sounds, 1 September 1979

AHH, EXCUSE me a modicum of nostalgia but I still remember as if they were only last year, those chaotic '78 Ruts days, and thankfully ...

The Ruts: Tears On The Notepad

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 27 October 1979

EVEN FOR THE wacky, fun-loving RUTS there comes a time for serious reckoning, a time to pour it all out, a time for... ...

The Selecter/The Bodysnatchers: Live Injection

Report by Garry Bushell, Sounds, 1 March 1980

ROCK HAD started to get very boring again. Very self-important and pompous. Old concepts were rearing up on young shoulders with bands raiding Pink Floyd ...

Ruts: Grin And Bear It (Virgin)

Review by Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, 11 October 1980

AT THEIR best The Ruts embodied the virtues of second division punk without resorting to the Bash Street antics of third generation comics like the ...


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