New Single Release:
American Pie In The Sky
Surprise! We have a new single out, available for free download on our Bandcamp page. All we ask is that you vote tomorrow! This song was written in early quarantine, and yesterday afternoon was spent remixing and touching up the recording we made. May it be a little less relevant Wednesday than it is today.
Last Minute Show:
3/4/20 @ C'mon Everybody
We found a last minute spot on a bill at C'mon Everybody and will be making a maiden voyage across their stage, to which, we invite you to attend! Shout out to Ben Pagano for making it real.
Music 8pm to 11:30pm // Tix: $10 adv/$13 doors
I. The Road To Ruin
II. Kira Metcalf
III. Ben Pagano & The Space Machine
2/7/20 @ Flowers For All Occasions
We will be performing with I'm Not Holden Caulfield, Acrylic Gesso (members of Toyzanne) and Amanda Lyn at Flowers for all Occasions Feb 7th, see you there!
Music 8pm to 12AM
I. I'm Not Holden Caulfield
II. Acrylic Gesso
III. The Road To Ruin
IV. Amanda Lyn
1/27/20 @ Gold Sounds
We're revved up to play Gold Sounds again on Jan 27th, this time with Kanem X< And The Expats, Bend, and KQ and The Sounds Trip. Come hang out!
Doors 7:30pm | Music 8pm to 12AM | $8 advanced | $10 doors
Kevin Quattrocchi & The SoundTrip
The Road To Ruin
Kanem X and the Expats
New Single Release:
I Am A Planet / Sleepyhead
I am thrilled to report our new single "I Am a Planet / Sleepyhead" is now available on Bandcamp, Soundcloud and everywhere music is streamed. The two new songs were recorded last month at my home studio. I think they represent our finest work to date. Please give it a listen and may one listen lead to many more.
2019 Northeast Tour 9/25 - 8/2
The Road To Ruin are over the moon to announce we will be putting out a new single and embarking on an east coast tour at the end of the month. We will be traveling 8 days and will play shows in Portland ME, Providence RI, Somerville MA, Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia PA. To celebrate this, our first tour, we have recorded a studio version of our live staple I Am A Planet and a brand new song called Sleepyhead.
9/25 - Portland Empire, ME
9/27 - Fosket and Friends, MA
9/28 - Flipp Salon, RI
9/29 - News Cafe, RI
9/30 - The Well, Brooklyn
10/2 - Bourbon and Branch, PA
7/28/19 @ Alphaville
The Road To Ruin returns to Alphaville for what is sure to be an amazing night of music.
8pm // $8-$10 // 21+
3/24/19 @ Gold Sounds
The Road To Ruin return to Gold Sounds for Johnny Cupcakes / LorraineStrong benefit concert. You can read more about the Lorraine and her road to recovery here.
Doors @ 5pm // Live Show @ 6pm
3/3/19 @ SPR
The Road To Ruin return to Secret Project Robot alongside a fantastic cast of other bands and sounds: 1) Ben Pagano (solo) 2) Irrevery 3) The Road To Ruin 4) Kung Fu Crime Wave
8pm // $10 cover // Secret Project Robot // 1186 broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11221
2/24/19 @ Our Wicked Lady
Free $$$ is having us at Our Wicked Lady for what is sure to be an excellent show!
Free $$$ ¬ Road To Ruin ¬ Yoko Forever ¬ Costume
Doors at 7:30pm // $10 // 21+ // Our Wicked Lady // 153 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11237
11/7/18 @ Sunnyvale
Come see us play Sunnyvale! Other acts: our local favorites Toyzanne, Mischief Night, and Bluish.
° Toyzanne ¬ The Road To Ruin ¬ Mischief Night ¬ Bluish [ 7 p.m. // $10 ] Sunnyvale. // 1031 Grand Street // East Williamsburg, Brooklyn // L to Grand Street // 🕉️.
9/30/18 @ Arlene's Grocery
Come see us play Arlene's Grocery alongside Invisible Candy, I'm Not Holden Caulfield, Cruel Children, and SHE (of Irrevery).
Arlene's Grocery | 95 Stanton Street | 2nd Avenue F Train / Essex JM Train | Tix: https://ticketf.ly/2MHhwFC | Advance Price / DOS Price | Age 21+
Don't Envy The Wheels
Album Release Show: 9/9/18 @ Alphaville
Come see us play Alphaville!
The Road To Ruin's Single Release Party
May 2 @ Secret Project Robot
7 Doors / 7:30 Show
We couldn't be more excited to announce after more than two years in the making, The Road To Ruin is finally releasing the first single, "The Height Of The Sky", from our forthcoming album Don't Envy The Wheels. To celebrate, we will be having a party at Secret Project Robot!
FB Event Here
10/17/17 -- The Road To Ruin's Rock N' Roll Circus @ Gold Sounds!
7:30 Doors / 8pm Show
The Road To Ruin are honored to be playing at Gold Sounds for the first time ever! We are so excited to bring the circus alongside some of our favorite friends, Ick, Cryochild, and I'm Not Holden Caulfield -- be sure to check each of them out as they are all awesome and a joy to behold!
Come rock out with us!
Upcoming Show: 10/5/17 @ The Side Walk Cafe, 9:30 PM
The Road To Ruin return to the Sidewalk Cafe! You can expect most of the set to be new and unreleased material from the upcoming album. Come sneak a peek at what's to come!
Upcoming Show: 6/22/17 @ Muchmore's, Time TBD
We're gearing up for a night of tunes with the incredible rock duo, Ick! This will be The Road to Ruin's first show at Muchmore's (more details coming soon!) and we are so grateful to Ick for bringing us on for this show. They're a killer act, I can't wait to see them and the same should go for you! We've got a tight set for this show and we're really looking forward to playing for some new faces -- Come show yours!
Upcoming Show: 6/17/17 @ Little Skips, 9:30PM
Come through and share a night of music and drink with us at Little Skips! Little Skips is an awesome venue and we're so excited and honored to be playing there again. If you have never seen us before, it is time we changed that -- you won't regret it. And to our new found die-hard fans out there: we can't wait to hear you sing along with us on the ones you know and to give you something new to gnaw on for the ones you don't!
Upcoming Show: 5/4/17 @ The Sidewalk Cafe, 10PM
Join us for an evening of driving tunes at the Sidewalk Cafe! We have a new addition to the line-up, Mike Sposato, a rippin' lead guitarist who we are so happy to bring on stage. Even if you have seen us before, given Mike's added presence and the new unreleased tracks we're planning to play, you won't want to miss this one! See you there!
New Album -- Heartbeat From the Next Step
Heartbeat From The Next Step, the new album, is now streaming on Soundcloud!!!!!!!!! God we've waited a long time to say that. Please, everyone, give it a listen, we put a lot of time into making it and we promise the time you spend listening will be absolutely worth it. Thanks so much to Erik Sandfort, Andy Freeman, Rob Fragnito, Dave Kahn, Mike Haldeman, Zack Handler, Coby Ketner Unger and so many others for helping to make this happen, we are so proud!!!!!!! Get ready Little Skips! We're coming for you tomorrow night!!!!!!!!!!!!
Album Release Show: 1/28/17 @ Little Skips
Heartbeat From the Next Step
Come see us play Little Skips! We have a new album to unveil (Heartbeat From the Next Step) and we can't wait to share it with you. There will be copies of the album available for sale at the show. Click Here for more details on time, place, etc. Meanwhile get an eyefull of the album cover art by friend of the band Zack Handler:
8/3/16 @ The Sidewalk Cafe
We'll once again be playing on the Sidewalk stage, Wednesday August 3rd at 9pm, come rock n' roll with us!! Get more details on fb: here.
Danger On the Beaches and The Night the Saucers Came -- for sale!
Both Danger On the Beaches and The Night the Saucers Came are now available for purchase on bandcamp. You can be the proud owner of both albums and name your price, no less. What are you waiting for?
Upcoming Show: 6/25/16 @ Catherina Lipsius House A.K.A. Bruno Mansion (670 Bushwick Ave)
We are jamming in honor of our very own Miles Stenhouse and his birthday! Come help us celebrate with a night of beers and super-intimate performances by a whole line up of compadres old and new. Get more details on fb here!