Reactivated RUTHLESS Joined By Former DARK ANGEL Guitarist JIM DURKIN

Former DARK ANGEL guitarist Jim Durkin (see photo below) has reportedly joined the reactivated Southern California metal band RUTHLESS. The group has scheduled the following dates:

Oct. 24 - Cheyenne Saloon - Las Vegas, Nevada
Apr. 24-25 Tauberfrankenhalle - Lauda-Königshofen, Germany

RUTHLESS was formed in 1982 by lead guitarist Kenny McGee and lead vocalist Sami D. The band released a Bill Metoyer-produced five-song EP on Iron Works Records in America, Banzai/Polygram in Canada and Axe Killer in France. A full-length album entitled "Discipline of Steel" followed in 1985.

RUTHLESS disbanded in 1990 but reformed earlier this year.

RUTHLESS performing live in 1986:


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