The Ripple Effect

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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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photo by Antonio Viscido   Italian psychedelic/doom trio UFOMAMMUT presents a new EP, Crookhead, confirmed for release on October 31st through their own Supernatural Cat Records, as they prepare to celebrate their 25th anniversary in the new y...

The Xroadie Files

on Sep 26, 2023

Silence- Vision Jason Robinson- Bass, John Mayes- Drums, Sonny Mayo- Guitar, Louie Denslow- Guitar, Ben Gaither- Vocals   Vision mosh shred and rip it up. Echoes crunchy riffs pounding rhythms with old school thrash vocals. Voice of the Par...

Photo by Stefan Rosic   New wave of British heavy metal icons, SATAN, will kick off their US tour supporting Venom Inc. next week. The journey begins September 27th in Brooklyn, New York and runs through October 15th in Boston, Massachusetts...

Sometimes when your world is askew all it takes is some great music to resolve your problems or at least offer some ease. Personally that just happened as my favourite punksters Beforeskin from Östersund, Sweden, released their second album, 'Call T...

The Xroadie Files

on Sep 22, 2023

Blodulv- I, II, III Burial Grendel- All Instruments   I- Regulus/Peaceraper crushing riffs thundering rhythms with dark vocals. Legion Murdergoat the pits of hell open and demons pew forth. Jormungrund lost in death destruction and madness.

Appalooza is a long-gone stallion speeding after a lost freedom. Their new album The Shining Son is the next step in a far ranging journey for heavy rock salvation.  Get a taste and pre-order here:

The Xroadie Files

on Sep 19, 2023

Cthulhu Dreamt – Precursor Leigh/Chris/Reed/Jake   Edge Before Nothing lost in the depths of dark imaginations. Harbinger drifting in dreams and nightmares. Precursor pulsating rhythms with strong vocals. (Thar Sands) Obelus one strange m...