are an alternative rock
band from Burlington, Ontario
, Canada on Sextant Records
Distribution. The band formed in 1994, and were originally called "Ripped Emotions".
Their first album was called Bloodshot, produced by Jamie Stewart (The Cult) and Mike Hanson of Glass Tiger. The video for the song "The Haunting" from "Bloodshot", was used in an independent feature film called "Insight of Evil" by Nigel Hartwell. The video was also on rotation on Edge TV, a music video television channel.
Ashton Price of Morph Productions produced their second album, Blow Your Mind. Dave Ogilvie who has been associated with such acts as Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, David Bowie and Skinny Puppy mixed their first single "Show Me". Dan Brodbeck, of EMAC studios in London, Ontario, mixed their other singles "Anodyne" and "A Daily Ritual". Dan Brodbeck is known best for working with popular bands such as The Salads, Jersey, Kittie and Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries.
The video for "Anodyne" by Ripped was nominated for best video in 2005 at the Hamilton Music Scene awards which take place in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The video was up against other notable acts such as Finger 11, Jersey and The Marble Index.
The two main songwriters of Ripped, Sandra Olender and Iain Carroll (aka Moody), are current students of Ramtha and both attend Ramtha's School of Enlightenment in Seattle, Washington.
as "Ripped Emotions"
- Human Quilt - Rock MY Child 2 1994 compilation cd
- Impact Volume 5 1994 compilation cd
- Hamilton Music Scene 1995 1995 compilation cd
- True Independence II 1995 compilation cd
- Punk: The Next Generation 1995 compilation cd
- ERG: Indie Disc 1 1996 compilation cd
- Hamilton Music Scene 96 1996 compilation cd
- Ripped Emotions 1996 self titled ep
- Bloodshot 2002 full length album
- Canadian Music Week CD 2003 cd compilation
- Next Festival 2003 compilation cd
- RCD/Bhurr records sampler 2003 compilation cd
- Spring Music Festival Soundtrack 2004 compilation cd
- Buzz Songs Vol. 2 2004 compilation cd
- Blow Your Mind 2005 full length album
- Notes and Hopes 2006 compilation cd
- Dead Famous 2006 compilation
- Dead Famous vol.13 2007 compilation
- The Haunting 2002 music video
- Call Me 2004 music video
- Anodyne 2005 music video
- The Making of Anodyne 2005 behind the scenes
- Show Me 2005 music video
- A Daily Ritual 2006 music video
- Ripped DVD DVD music videos/interviews
- Afterglow 2006 music video
- Waiting For the Night 2007 music video