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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Raging Bull is a London-based blues/rock outfit that has been around since 2014, building a following with their “guns-a-blazing” stage performances. Despite being made up of only 3 members, Raging Bull delivers a heavy, raw energy with enough ho...

Swedish hard rock trio MONOLORD have entered Let Them Swing Studio to begin recording their soon-to-be fourth studio album and Relapse debut. The yet-to-be-titled album is expected to be released Fall 2019. Stay tuned for more updates.Additionally, M...

The Xroadie Files

on Mar 20, 2019

Shumaun – One Day Closer To YesterdayFarhad Hossain – Vocals/Guitar/Keyboards, Jose Mora – Bass, Tyler Kim – Guitar, TanvirTomal – DrumsSensus Divinitatis emotional tones float thru the air and envelop you pulling you along with some powerf...

After a very successful 2018 North American tour, the legendary Bobby Caldwell and his amazing new cast of characters of Captain Beyond are hit the road in 2019. Once again, Captain Beyond will be delivering their signature classic, cosmic rock to th...

7 bands from 5 countries converge on Club Volta in Cologne, Germany this month to burst eardrums and melt facesFor nearly a decade, Bay Area independent label Ripple Music has been bridging the gap between underground riff-rock outpost and internatio...

Reviews for the new Black Lung album, released March 8 on Ripple Music have been nothing short of stunning.  Most press was immediately caught up in their hazy blend of acrid-smoke doom.  "This isn’t a heavy Blues album, nor is it a melod...

What a gnarly last several weeks of winter it has been. Not only have we got record snowfall in the mountains of the western US, but here at Bandcamp the albums keep on dumping as well. Go on, I dare you to check out these 10 new gems that have avala...