Ripple Music – The Second Coming of Heavy, Chapter One (2015) and Chapter Two (2016)


The Second Coming of Heavy, Chapter OneGeezer / Borracho (Ripple Music, 26 July 2015)



The Second Coming of Heavy, Chapter TwoSupervoid / Red Desert (Ripple Music, 27 February 2016)


“Now it’s time for YOUR Classic Rock” says the title at the top of Ripple Music‘s website, and the slogan is fitting: since its formation back in 2010, the label has made a name for itself as one of the premier sources for stoner rock and metal, psychedelic rock, and all things fuzz-laden. We’ve talked about some of their releases in the past, for example here and also here, but more generally, the label has come to be known for putting out music of consistent quality, within the circles of those styles. And now (starting last summer), they have begun a brand-new series of 12″ splits called The Second Coming of Heavy, which so far has featured some pretty serious heavy hitters, with plenty more on the way. Today we’re going to take a look at the first two of these, Chapter One which came out nearly eight months ago, and Chapter Two which hit the streets at the end of February.


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Nothing to See Here, Folks… Just Move Along…


From the “News that isn’t really news because everyone knew what the news was going to be before it became news, and in all honesty nobody really even gives a shit anyway” department…

So we’ve all known this for weeks now, and there’s no point even really mentioning anything, right?  Ok good, we’re in agreement.  Stay tuned for some real actual blog updates coming very soon…

Happy Nigel Tufnel Day! (whatever you’ve got left of it wherever you live…)
And as always, thanks for reading!
Sincerely, A Denizen of the Valley

EDIT (The morning after)-
Okay, okay, might as well jump on this bandwagon.
I’m embedding the official video announcement of the Black Sabbath original line-up re-re-reunion…
After the jump.
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