The Ripple Effect

Blog URL:http://www.ripplemusic.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:music, reviews, rock, punk, heavy metal, progressive, garage, post punk, psychedelic
Country:United States
State/Province:California
Location:San Francisco

The best music you’re not listening to.™ Reviews of lost classics and obscure titles. Unheralded bands and songwriters. New bands deserving of greater attention. It’s all here, on The Ripple Effect.



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As an absolute fan of bands like Coven, Black Widow, Wizard Master, Black Spell, Sonic Demon– in other words gloomy occult doom – I was immediately fascinated when I read the following lines on the cover of the new Double Horse:   "This Re...

This is an excellent day, indeed. My favourite surf-spaghetti western punks, High Noon Kahuna are back with their second full-length, 'This Place Is Haunted'. Step by step from their self-titled EP through album numero uno, 'Killing Spree' to this ne...

Talk to us about the song-writing process for you. What comes first, the idea? A riff? The lyrics? How does it all fall into place?  Illusions of Grandeur’s main music writer is Bassist CM Carroll with lyrics and melodies provided by The Sire...

High priests of sinister doom return with a hook-laden heavy metal thrill-ride into Nosferatu nights!   Bay Area occult doom trio CASTLE is proud to present the debut single and video, “100 Eyes,” taken from their upcoming sixth album Evil...

The Xroadie Files

on Jul 16, 2024

Anta – Organesson James King- Drums, Alex Bertram-Powell- Organ/Piano/Synths, Joe Garcia- Bass, Ben Harris – Guitar   QTFK one progressive musical mind trip thru your imagination. Artus Telem strange imaginations pull you into nothingne...

US progressive sludge revelation HORSEBURNER is set to hit the road this summer and fall for two extensive US tours supporting their new album "Voice Of Storms", available now on Blues Funeral Recordings.   “An adventurous substrain of slud...

They exist. These albums where everything fits together perfectly as if by magic and genre boundaries are effortlessly overcome.  “Murder at Maple Mountain” by Young Acid is one of these albums.   As much as I don’t like the term...