The Ripple Effect

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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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Scottish giants Big Country first appeared on my radar in 1986, when my brother played 'Look Away' from their upcoming album 'The Seer'. Can't recollect how he came about this single but we immediately liked what we heard. A few months later when the...

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...

Bone Church are quickly becoming mainstays in the heavy music scene. Their hard rocking and devastating music has laid waste to New England for years now and speaks to an ongoing ability to craft ever heavier riffs. That’s why when they approached...

So one of the most contentious topics that brands want to bring up with me is politics. This is a really tricky one as I think it kind of inherently will be. Politics are important to a lot of people, and while they can be a great way to grow your ba...

     Ladies and gentlemen!  It is with great pleasure that I bring to you the next installment of Fistful of Questions with death metallers Aure and Chris of Akiavel.  Bon Appetit.        What i...

The Xroadie Files

on Jun 15, 2021

Canyon – Static Alex Duin – Bass / Vocals, David Collopy – Drums, Dalton Courtney – Guitars   Insane pounding drums thumping bass along vocals with crunchy guitars. Keep Me Waiting has a very catchy riff that sticks with you for days .

My anticipation for this release was sky high. Being a Thin Lizzy nut every time a Lizzy member unearths a new album it brings that out of me. And since 'Out Of The Silence' (1988) was the debut of Dare, Thin Lizzy's latter-day keyboardist Darren Wha...