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Mos Generator to release 10th Anniversary Edition of debut LP/CD in North America

March 1st, 2012 by Craig Hartranft

Mos Generator Vinyl PackageMark it on your calendars, the deluxe edition of the debut Mos Generator album, featuring a full length LP, a CD with previously unreleased tracks and a full incendiary live concert, and a digital download of further live, demo, and jam tracks will be available throughout North America on April 10th, 2012! In conjunction with Nail Distribution, Ripple Music is proud to announce that this quintessential debut album and amazing musical package will now be available to a wider market of insatiable rock n’ roll fans. (more…)

Tags: 10th anniversary, CD, debut album, heavy rock, LP, Mos Generator, Ripple Music, stoner rock
Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music Industry News

Grifter named one of the best heavy rock albums of 2011 by music websites

January 19th, 2012 by Craig Hartranft

Grifter 2011 It’s been hailed as one of the best albums of 2011. Not by one or two, but by several of the biggest hard rock websites in the world. The Soda Shop. The Obelisk. The Ripple Effect. Heavy Planet.  Chybucca Sounds. Sonic Abuse and more. Captain Zen Beyond has called them “the best classic rock band around” and the album “brilliant without any weak points.” Classic Rock Magazine saw their brand of hard-driving rock to be fitting enough for one of their cover-mounted compilation CD’s. In 2011, Grifter took the hard-rock scene by storm with their new self-titled album of gritty, blues-based biker rock. (more…)

Tags: 2011, best heavy rock album, classic rock, Grifter, Hard Rock, heavy rock, Ripple Music
Posted in Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music Industry News

Ireland’s Trucker Diablo to release new album, The Devil Rhythm, on Ripple Music

December 9th, 2011 by Craig Hartranft

Trucker Diablo The Devil RhythmThe folks at the 2011 Download Festival felt it.  Fans who saw them opening for Black Stone Cherry felt it.  The lucky masses who’ll be at Hammerfest 2012 are about to feel it.  Soon everyone will know the band that Def Leppard’s Joe Elliot has called “absolutely awesome stuff!”

Ripple Music, the home of authentic, retro rock and metal, is proud to announce the signing of Northern Ireland’s most explosive rock n’ roll import, Trucker Diablo!   After blowing away the crowds from the stages of 2011’s Download Festival, this Irish four-piece grabbed the attention of the U.S. rock label Ripple Music and immediately began working on plans to get the music heard around the world. The Devil Rhythm is a 40-plus minute thrill ride of rock n’ roll album that will have every head banging to the heavy groove and rocking to its muscular riffs and adrenaline. (more…)

Tags: classic rock, Hard Rock, heavy rock, Ireland, Music Industry News, new album, Ripple Music, stoner rock, The Devil Rhythm, Trucker Diablo
Posted in Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Modern Hard Rock, Music Industry News

Scotland’s heavy rockers Iron Claw continue their amazing comeback

October 18th, 2011 by Craig Hartranft

Iron Claw playing live“Step aside, Anvil … there’s a Rock n’ Roll comeback story that blows yours into the stratosphere! IRON CLAW is the Rock n’ Roll comeback story of legend.”  So proclaimed Metal Odyssey after taking one listen to Iron Claw’s new Ripple Music release, A Different Game. (more…)

Tags: A Different Game, Blues Rock, Hard Rock, heavy rock, Iron Claw, music comeback, Music Industry News, proto-metal, Ripple Music
Posted in Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Melodic Hard Rock, Music Industry News

JPT Scare Band perform first live concert in over 35 years in hometown Kansas City

September 15th, 2011 by Craig Hartranft

35 years melted away as if time had never existed.  Terry Swope pick up the axe, Paul Grigsby plugged in the bass, Jeff Littrell took the drum stool and the mythical beast that is JPT Scare Band breathed anew.  35 years ago, JPT stunned unsuspecting minds with their terrorizing jamming and distinctly heavy blues, tearing a swath across the countries mid-section with one performance after another.  Legendary tales leaked from the underground of a guitarist worthy of sharing a stage with Hendrix, a bass player who could stand in for Led Zeppelin, a drummer who could replace Charlie Watts.  But for the last 35 years, these stories and the legends, the myths, of JPT Scare Band live performance were all that existed.

But no more. (more…)

Tags: Blues Rock, heavy blues, Heavy Metal, heavy rock, JPT Scare Band, July 2011, Kansas City, live concert
Posted in Blues, Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music Industry News

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