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The Ruse

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  • Formed: NY
  • Years Active: 2000s


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All Music Guide:

Formed in 2004, pop/rock group the Ruse have released two independent albums, including 2006's Light in Motion.


The Ruse is a 4 piece indie rock band based in Los Angeles, California. The band was started in 2004 in New York City, but relocated in 2005 to California. The band is known for grand, epic sounding songs and a captivating live show.

The band started playing coast to coast tours in 2005, and has since performed hundreds of shows throughout the USA. The band has released 4 full length studio albums, and 1 EP.

In June 2009, iTunes selected The Ruse song "Beautiful is Gone" to be the iTunes Single of the Week. The group's album Midnight in the City reached No. 21 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart as a result.

In 2012, The band travelled to France to promote their Rebellion EP.

In October 2013 MUSE took The Ruse to Mexico as their support band for 6 shows.

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John Dauer- VocalsJim Bilus- GuitarMark Stolze- BassJason Young- Drums