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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Portland, OR extreme metal band WORWS (read: Wars) will release its new album, Truth to Power, on September 22. The follow-up to the band's 2016 debut, Laylines, the impending LP delivers pulverizing crossover that combines grindcore, powerviolence...

In an attempt to get viewers going with lively comment interactions, Pitchfork recently asked which television show old or new has the best music. Naturally I jumped right in and tagged The Hilarious House of Frightenstein enforcing my belief on seve...

I have to admit it took me a minute to grasp Faith In Jane's latest album, 'Rhythm Of Elevation'. But after two or three spins this release opened up and a beautiful gem presented itself to me. And I duly kicked my own ass for not getting it at first...

When I was a kid, growing up in a house with Cat Stevens, Neil Diamond, and Simon and Garfunkel, the first time I ever heard Kiss's "Detroit Rock City," it was a moment of musical epiphany. It was just so vicious, aggressive and mean. It changed the...

Do you ever feel like people are judging you by what kind of music you listen to? No need to worry here, we only judge folks by what they aren’t listening to for the most part. These albums here make part of some more of the best music you’re not...

Temple of Mystery are extremely delighted of announcing that we have sealed a pact with NWOBHM/Doom legends PAGAN ALTAR to release the LP/CD and cassette version of their final album, “The Room of Shadows” on August 24th, 2017.Pagan Altar are one...

Kyberox – Go Slow

on Aug 10, 2017

So there's this new band around town called Kyberox. My town being Tacoma. If you've been around my town for awhile, some of these musicians will be familiar to you. You might have seen them with CFA or Argonaut or Chrono Bats, and that pedigree will...