YEAR FORMED: 2005
HOME TOWN: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Ryan Bauchman - Vocals
Brent Munger - Guitar
Greg Richmond - Guitar
Ben Alexis - Bass
Derek Prince-Cox - Drums
Arise and Ruin formed in 2005, and quickly signed with Stereo Dynamite Recordings, a Toronto-basedindependent label. Their debut EP appeared in April 2006, and the groupwon critical acclaim and press coverage as a result.
The group toured Canada in 2006 with groups such as Underoath, Bleeding Through, and Protest the Hero. In 2007, they toured with Silverstein, Misery Index, A Perfect Murder, Between the Buried and Me, The Red Chord, August Burns Red, and Cephalic Carnage.
On October 30, 2007, the group released a full-length through American label Victory Records, entitled The Final Dawn.