From: MA, United States
Genre: Rock, Heavy Rock, Metal
"Despite the ruin" is a western Massachusetts based hard rock band with heavy drive and melody. D.T.R. Bring together old style with new flavor displaying smooth vocal harmony and ripping riffs. Members of the band are all seasoned artists with various backgrounds including, Jeremy Jones, (singer/songwriter and founder of D.T.R.) And a former member of the Alice in chains tribute, "Angry Chair".
Paul Interlande, (drummer/producer and founder of D.T.R.) And former member of Angry Chair.
Kevin Prefontain, (guitarist) Former member of "Douglas black"and The Stone temple pilot tribute, "Wicked garden".
Steve Sakowicz, (bassist) Also a member of the band "91 North"
Chris Bartlett, (Lead Guitar) Former member of "All That Remains", "Slowpoke", "Plastc X" and many more from the New England area.
Despite the ruin have been premiered on local rock station Lazer 99.3 and now being played on a regular cycle. D.T.R's first album "Up from the ashes" which continues to be a huge success for the band had taken over four years to complete.With just three hours a night, one night a week to record, Paul and Jeremy had gone through a few different musicians over the years. Now, being a force to be reckoned with, Despite The Ruin is here to stay and have a clear path ready to pave the road to the future.