After a very successful run in support of their debut EP- Brotherhood, which saw them share the stage with numerous national acts from Soulfly, Nine Lashes, The Letter Black,12 Stones, Tantric to Smile Empty Soul, From These Ruins revamped and became even stronger than before. With the departures of bassist Matthew Bridgewaters and longtime guitarist Jeff Garloch, the band welcomed in bassist Mark Cole and guitarist Zach Burger and the rest was history.
With a message of brokenness, hope, love and compassion, From These Ruins know no boundaries. Their personal histories are not what you might expect from a Christian band. Rather, their message- as you might expect comes from personal experiences and their personal pasts, making for a powerful experience for the listener.
“We're influenced by our faith and lives' experiences to title this LP, Advocate of the Unwanted for obvious reasons,” explains singer Rusty Sparks. “Being in a band gives us a unique opportunity to meet people we would never meet otherwise. We hear the stories and struggles that we ourselves can relate to. Feelings of being lonely, unwanted or left behind are easy too common.”
The band released the lead single from Advocate of the Unwanted in the form of a free download, which started generated some early buzz and critical acclaim and made fans immediately want more. Now, the time has come for From These Ruins to unleash the love and compassion they know so well. The time has come for Advocate of the Unwanted.
From These Ruins have are also on heavy rotation on over 50 radio stations including Broken FM, Righteous Radio – where they have been named band of the month numerous times, Broken Neck Radio, Threat Con Radio and Nuclear Fallout Radio where the band is the current Headline Artist.
To get the latest news and tour information for From These Ruins, you can make your way to the bands official website at www.fromtheseruins.com and on any and all of the popular social networking sites.
“From These Ruins is a stand-up and stand-out band that is poised for greatness. They have enough character to last them a long, long time. Don’t be afraid of their sound, embrace it. Don’t just listen to them, tell someone about them. From These Ruins is what Metal is all about.” Greg’s Take – NanobotRock.com