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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In November we started a new monthly feature, Ripple Recommends, on our Spotify channel. We’re letting a Ripple artist take over and put together a playlist with songs near and dear to them personally. Whether they are go-to songs for inspiration o...

Well hello there waveriders!  Today I would like to share with you something extraordinarily joyful.  I stumbled across this album while listening to a series of "artist recommended" punk rock groups on Bandcamp, and when I heard this music...

Whenever I fire up an album with death or black metal stylings, I’m reminded of my relatively recent conversion to metal worship.  In the incipient stages of my metal conversion I was unable to enjoy the fruits of death or black metal.  I...

Me: "Wow, a 2016 hard rock record that's not embarrassing...? Nice."Racer: "Only the best for you."It's decadence here at the Ripple Mansion; it truly is. I love this life.So, hi: I'm Horn. You may remember me from such reviews as “Smoke Yourself T...

With Support: Metalfier, Anaka Set List: Borrowed TimeBonesLightning to the NationsDiamondsHelplessSet My Soul on FireIn the Heat of the NightTo Heaven From HellStarcrossed (Lovers of the Night)Shout at the Devil Sucking My LoveThe PrinceIt's Electri...

Fresh off a month-long European takeover, occult rock alchemists/perpetual road warriors CASTLE will take to the streets again with Mos Generator. The ten-date West Coast excursion will commence on November 25th in Seattle, Washington and close Dece...

Well oiled rhythm in the blood Formed in 2014, Thuringian leatherheads SNAKEWINE released its Rock’n’Roll infused debut album "Serpent Kings" in late 2015.Lively Boogie strokes and touching bluesy facets in the middle of a stormy guitar work enr...