Celestial Ruin is a hard rock band based out of Langley BC and is currently seeking a PROFESSIONAL LEAD GUITARIST with extensive experience playing live and writing original rock music.
The band recently released their new single “Heart Shaped Ashes” which was produced in LA by Grammy award winning Producer Mike Plotnikoff (Halestorm, In Flames, Motley Crue, The Cranberries, Three Days Grace).
The song has received over 130,000 streams on Spotify in only 3 months.
The accompanying music video (Directed by Dave Benedict (Default and Bonds of Mara)) was released on December 5th and was praised for it's unique visuals and creativity.
There previous single “Sense of Exile” as been streamed over 565,000 times!
The Band is Currently accepting VIDEO AUDITIONS and are looking for the following:
- Professional gear
- Extremely skilled (some of our previous songs have some killer solos so we need someone who is technically proficient but also style)
- Extensive experience performing live (touring would be idea)
- Experienced writer (programming skills are also a huge bonus)
- Experience using a click track and in ear monitor system (Must have in ears for all live shows and rehearsals)
- Team Player! Willing to help out with the business aspects of the band (show promotion, finances etc.)
- Strong stage presence
- Ability to travel (no criminal records) and possess reliable transportation for rehearsals and shows.
- Financially stable and willing to commit (we are not a hobby band)
- No hard drugs or excessive alcohol
- Willing to rehearse 2-3 times a week (usually Mondays, Tuesdays and Friday evenings at our jam space is Clayton Heights)
- Great attitude! No Divas or Huge Egos!
We are a twisted family and are looking to find a someone who fits with the group on all levels (skill and personality).
If you are interested in auditioning, please respond with:
1) A PHOTO and brief introduction of yourself
2) DESCRIPTION OF YOUR SKILLS AND ABILITIES
3) LINKS TO YOU PLAYING (Show us what you got! We need to see the extent of your abilities)
If we are interested, you will be asked to learn 3 of our more complex songs, record yourself playing them and submit the video link.
We normally do this in person, but due to COVID 19 that is not possible at this time.
If you ace our songs we will arrange a meet up (when it is safe and healthy to do so lol)
Please check out our our music BEFORE apply to ensure you are capable of playing our catalog. Some of the solos are....intense lol. (Please listen to SENSE OF EXILE and FIRESTORM)