The Riptides

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The Riptides  Tales from Planet Earth

The Riptides

Tales from Planet Earth (2009)

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The Riptides Hang Out

The Riptides

Hang Out (2006)

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Videos: The Riptides: "I Don't Wanna Go to the Movies"
Ottawa's The Riptides have unveiled a new music video, for the song "I Don't Wanna Go to the Movies." The song appears on their upcoming split with The Apers, due out in the spring via…
November 01, 2012
Videos: The Riptides releasing split 7-inches with The Queers and The Dwarves
Asian Man Records has announced they will be releasing a pair of split 7"s from Ottawa's The Riptides. The first, Stillborn in the USA, is a split with garage punks The Dwarves, and the…
November 14, 2011
Tours: The Queers / Apers / The Riptides
The Queers will be touring in January and February in support of their new album on Asian Man Records, Back To The Basement. The run will feature support from Dutch punks The Apers and Canadians The Riptides on all the Canadian dates. You can click Read More for the…
December 16, 2010
Contests: Win a spot for your band to open for the Queers
The Queers have a new album coming out on November 16, 2010 called Back to the Basement. They will embark on a US tour st starting November 11th in Pensacola, FL. This time through they're bringing their friends Kepi…
August 30, 2010
Contests: Asian Man Records posts free downloadable compilation
Asian Man Records has launched a free compilation featuring new music on the label. The compilation features music from all your favourites including: The Wild, Bomb the Music Industry!,…
August 27, 2010
Contests: The Riptides plan release on Asian Man Records this fall
Asian Man Records will be putting out The Riptides' next full-length release. The band posted an excerpt from the Asian Man Newsletter in a MySpace bulletin: The Riptides just sent us an update for the recording of their new record. It will be recorded in May at Sonic Iguana with Mass Giorgini (Screeching Weasel) producing & Philip Hill (Teen idols) engineering. Drum duties will be handled by…
March 06, 2009
Contests: The Clash, One Man Army, TSOL, Teenage Bottlerocket, Gaslight Anthem in Skate 2 game
The publishers of Skate 2 have unveiled the eclectic soundtrack for the sequel to the popular skateboarding game. The game features tracks from a variety of relevant bands including…
October 23, 2008
Contests: The Riptides enter Hockey Night in Canada theme challenge
Ottawa's Riptides have submitted a theme to the CBC's Hockey Night In Canada Anthem Challenge. You can check it out the 30 second instrumental "Get In The Rink" here or check out the supporting Facebook group. Earlier we reported that Graeme MacKinnon from Edmonton's…
September 02, 2008
Contests: The Queers tour this fall, new record in 09, new studio
The Queers are getting ready to head out on tour this September with the Independents. Drummer Matt Drastic won't join the band on tour as he'll be busy working in Nashville's Drastic Sounds studio. For the first two weeks of the tour Lurch Nobody will be drumming for the band, to be followed by Ryan from The Atom Age. Ryan last drummed for the band on their "The Hard Ons" tour. Click below for the…
August 29, 2008
Contests: Planet Smashers, Riptides, Flatliners, Saint Alvia Cartel play Warped Union Stage
Montreal's Union Label Group has announced the line ups for their annual stages at the Toronto and Montreal stops on the Warped Tour. The stage will play host to an all-Canadian line up including the Planet Smashers, the Flatliners, the Saint Alvia Cartel, the Riptides,…
July 05, 2008

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