What happens when a collection of four musicians known for their work in Black, Death and Thrash Metal get together in a rehearsal space and play some Jack Daniels Beer Pong? Ideas are birthed, bonds are forged and the end product is a both a new project and a new record. The project is called
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The first Australian Thrash act to tour internationally, Mortal Sin were one of the lesser lights of heaven during their run between 1985 and 2012. Hailing from Sydney, New South Wales, they were part of a small but well respected Speed Thrash scene with Slaughter Lord the other real band of note. As you might
“All our gigs were cancelled, tours were halted and nobody could play anywhere. At around the same time, some of the bands I was playing in had either broken up or fizzled out.” Liam decided to use the lockdown time constructively and began his own project, which is also what inspired the name “Idle Ruin”.
Having witnessed the bands he was a member of disintegrate around him during the Great Plague, Liam Anthony, who for many years has played drums for numerous Australian Thrash and Death Metal acts including Malakyte, Bone Marrow, Spektre and Decapitated Mum set about writing songs for a Blackened Thrash infused Death Metal project of his own
Produced & Filmed by Chalky Hill of Moshriff Creative, Idle Ruin have dropped a music video for their single “The Devil’s Trade“. It takes pride of place on their upcoming self-titled EP, slated for 4th December 2020 so if you want to get your fix on the Australian trio’s aggressive blend of Death Metal crossed