Growing up in Sydney, Australia, Rustee began playing music at the age of five when he was dragged to piano lessons. He hated every moment but, ironically, the result was a discovery for the passion of creating music.
Rustee spent his school years playing music in church, and started his first band in high school, playing covers. After being in multiple bands Rustee, choosing to venture solo, achieved his first management deal with Nashville label, Luna Chica Records in 2011.
As Rustee’s music career has grown, his musical style has developed with him. There are no typical comparisons to his music but it could best be described as rhythmic, electric and raw, Rustee drawing inspiration from bands like Nine Inch Nails and the driving grooves of The White Strips.
Rustee‘s music is of a deeply personal nature, the honesty and openness in which he reveals himself is what engages the listener from beginning to end. It is quite clear that his personal life is where he draws the inspiration. That is why when listening to Rustee you not only hear his music, but you experience his life journey, right there along with him.