Ruler Snake Roost’s debut EP, From Barbarism to Christian Manhood (1987), exemplified their large, guitar-driven design of garage area music. Immediately after its discharge, David Quinn changed bassist Michael Raymond as well as the music group transferred from Adelaide to Sydney where they released three singles: “HIGH CLASS Killer”/”A Surprise Brewin'” (Might 1988), Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out” and “A LOT MORE THAN Like.” Their second record, ISSUES THAT Play Themselves, premiered in March 1989. Afterwards that year, Ruler Snake Roost toured the U.S. with Babes in Toyland, Helmet, as well as the Hard-Ons. Through the two-month tour, they documented their third record with manufacturer Butch Vig. During this time period, Tolnay also caused the Deceased Kennedys’ lead vocalist Jello Biafra and associates of U.S. music group Steel Pole Bath tub beneath the banner Tumor Circus. Surface In to the Dirt premiered in 1990 over the Amphetamine Reptile label within the U.S. and Megadisc in European countries. Quinn and Bostle after that left the music group and were changed by Paul Kitten and Craig Rossi, respectively. Ruler Snake Roost split up by the finish of the entire year, and even though they re-formed for a short amount of time in 1990, no recordings resulted.