THEORY OF RUIN Embark On First U.S. Tour

November 1, 2002

San-Francisco based THEORY OF RUIN, which features in its ranks musician/producer Alex Newport (ex-FUDGE TUNNEL, NAILBOMB),David Link (ex-SLAPSHOT, CLAYMORE),and Ches Smith (touring member of MR. BUNGLE),are in the midst of their first U.S. tour. The band will be joined at various times by fellow San Franciscans TOTIMOSHI, Philadelphia's LICKGOLDENSKY (ex-TURMOIL),and FLOOR.

The itinerary is as follows:

Nov. 01 - Salt Lake City, UT / Urban Lounge
Nov. 02 - Denver, CO / 15th St Tavern
Nov. 03 - Omaha, NE / Farnam Street
Nov. 04 - Des Moines, IA / Hairy Mary's
Nov. 05 - Chicago / Prodigal Son
Nov. 06 - Ypsilanti, MI / Elbow Room
Nov. 07 - Baltimore, MD / Ottobar
Nov. 08 - Philadelphia, PA / Pontiac Grille
Nov. 09 - Boston, MA / Middle East Downstairs
Nov. 10 - Brooklyn, NY / North Six
Nov. 11 - Richmond, VA / Holy Chow
Nov. 12 - Atlanta, GA / The Earl
Nov. 13 - Metairie, LA / Zeppelins
Nov. 14 - Austin, TX / Emo's (*Matinee Show*)
Nov. 15 - Little Rock, AR / Downtown Muisc
Nov. 16 - Oklahoma City, OK / Green Door
Nov. 17 - San Antonio, TX / Strutters
Nov. 18 - El Paso, TX / Peanut Gallery
Nov. 19 - Phoenix, AZ / Modified
Nov. 20 - Los Angeles, CA / Knitting Factory
Nov. 21 - San Francisco, CA / Bottom Of The Hill

THEORY OF RUIN's debut album, "Counter-Culture Nosebleed", is now available on CD/LP from Escape Artist Records (

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