Steve Hewitt, front man and founder of Love Amongst Ruin is the former drummer/songwriter in the multi-million selling Placebo. During Steve s time in Placebo they performed sell out stadium tours with a fan base in every territory across the world. Love Amongst Ruin have completed their first album and are currently writing/recording their second. The band have a European Tour in place for October 2010 and UK tour in November 2010. There will be a Love Amongst Ruin unplugged DVD recording for sale later in the year. Love Amongst Ruin is the brain child of Steve Hewitt, drummer and songwriter in the multi- million selling Placebo. As Love Amongst Ruin's frontman he takes the lead for the first time in what has already been described as "one of the most explosive live bands to come in 2010 This multi-faceted rock band promises the crunch of a stone age queen, the crossover appeal of a parkful of linkins and the melodicism of the hardiest fighter of foos. Drop in twists of New Order/Depeche Mode electro-twangle, Can/Kasabian motorika, Cure atmospherics and hardcore Metallica riffage. Steve Hewitt also served time at the stool of such diverse acts as The Boo Radleys, grit-rockers Breed, baggy chart stars K-Klass with whom he tasted huge global success, sharing the journey from post-Britpop indie hype band to multi-million selling international superstars with Placebo. The self titled debut album is released on 13th September 2010 in the UK and Europe, distributed through Universal in the UK and EMI in Europe. Their debut single So Sad (Fade) will precede this on 30th August 2010. Love Amongst Ruin s debut came at the infamous Eurosonic in the Netherlands followed by two sell out shows at London s Barfly (12th May 2010) and Scala (9th June 2010). Before the band embark on their European and UK tour in October 2010, they will be performing at this year s Sonisphere Festival on 1st August 2010.