Ruff as Stone

Ruff as Stone

 London, England, GBR
BandRock

This is a 'Rock' band that plays and performs Like they used to.
Big fat riffs, over a thumping rythem section and a singer who knows how to deliver a charismatic and soulfull performance.
You NEED to see this band live, for the full experience!
This is Rock n Roll with soul. At its very best.

Biography

Ruff as Stone Biography


Ruff as Stone. A London based four piece based, exuding all the
energy and swagger of bands like Wolf-Mother, The Raconteurs and The Black
Keys.


What began as a simple jam session one afternoon in 2009 quickly turned into
a writing session as whole songs started to take shape in no time at all, leaving
the group in no doubt that they had something special.


Lead singer Austin Howard, formally lyricist and front man to the 80’s band. Ellis, Beggs & Howard. Having been referred to as the black Mick Jagger,
adds real strength with his strong melodies and vocal prowess. Austin has also penned songs for Artists and films such as Joss Stones multi platinum album ‘Mind Body & Soul’. And performs (‘Heaven Knows’) on the hugely successful British movie ‘Rise of the foot soldier’.


Tom E Morrison (guitar /backing vocals) whom is an award winning
producer/engineer/composer in his own right, having worked with artists such
as Underworld and Bonnie Tyler, chops out riffs with a subtle retrospective
nod to Hendrix, Page and Tommy Iommi.

Tobias Kunzel (drums/ backing vocals) best known for his vocal work with the multi-million selling German band Die Prinzen plays with an energy and style reminiscent of Keith Moon and Ginger Baker. Completing the rhythm section is Rob Tree (bass/ backing vocals) who has toured and performed with Chris Norman (Smokie), Mick Tucker (The Sweet) and Bliss. Influenced and inspired by the likes of Jack Bruce, Marcus Miller and
Flea among others, and trained at the Academy Of Contemporary Music he
uses the experience built up playing hundreds of gigs big and small to help
deliver the thumping grooves and heavy riffs that Ruff As Stone are fast
becoming known for.

Discography

EP.. 'Six Pints over The Limit'

Track 1. Love Suka
Track 2. Matchstick Man
Track 3. See The light
Track 4. Burn Burn Burn
Track 5. Big Shot baby