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Ruins

Ruins is a bass-&-drum duo that formed in Tokyo, Japan, in 1985. They are usually pigeonholed into the category of progrock.The only constant member of Ruins is the drummer/vocalist Tatsuya Yoshida (吉田達也, Yoshida Tatsuya), who hascycledthrough four different bassists since the band’s inception.

They are known for their rapidly shifting and complex rhythms and for often sounding like five artists instead of two.Bothmembers sing/shout/twist vocal chords in an artificial language created by Yoshida, in much the way that Magma (adefiningmusical influence) used the Kobaïan language.

Similar Bands: Hella, Zu, Koenjihyakkei, Ground Zero, John Zorn

LPs
Alone
2011

4
3 Votes
Tzomborgha
2002

3.9
17 Votes
Live In Guangzhou
2002

3
2 Votes
Mandala 2000
2001

4.3
20 Votes
Pallaschtom
2000

3.8
9 Votes
Symphonica
1998

3.8
7 Votes
Vrresto
1998

3.6
7 Votes
Hyderomastgroningem
1995

3.5
10 Votes
Graviyaunosch
1993

4
1 Votes
Burning Stone
1992

3.8
9 Votes
Stonehenge
1990

3.3
4 Votes
III
1988

3.5
1 Votes
Compilations
Ruins 1986-1992
2002

3.5
1 Votes

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