September 26 2020
Crystal Ball: Chaos Magic
Chaos Magic is Chile's call to the heavy metal table...with superstar frontwoman Caterina Nix, this band has gone from a Finnish/Chilean outfit to an all-Chilean band in only 5 years. They've got an EP out now of just cover songs, including Sting's "Desert Rose," Duran Duran's "Ordinary World," and more from Bruce Dickinson and Faith No More. If you like Kobra & the Lotus, Within Temptation or Visions of Atlantis, you'd be advised to check out Chaos Magic.
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September 26, 2020 The incredible "Warriors" musical multiplex leads the chart again this week, thanks to the efforts of Luna Akire, Rosa Laricchiuta, Mizuho Lin and Caterina Nix. Remember to watch the videos and donate ot the Red Cross through the links in the descriptions. Is this the year of the collaboration? With the most unique one ever on top of our charts this week, there are 4 others on the chart, Of course, there's Minniva and her "Quarantine Crew" of multi-national talent; then there's Rainover and Anders Jacobsson, already at #3; we also have Avril Lavigne with the always collaborating LIndsey Stirling; and Eva Under Fire with From Ashes to New.
Two new songs this week, and they're both covers. Jorn is back with his homage to Christopher Cross and "Ride Like the Wind." And Amberian Dawn enters way up at #10 with an Abba remake, "Lay all Your Love on Me."
The corona virus has enveloped the world and we are certainly in a very different time - of pandemic, social distancing, racial inequity, and job loss. That's why we keep adding to our Pandemic Playlist, with many entries from the Holderness Family to keep us laughing: Pandemic Playlist."
Top 50 of 2019 is here! The Top 50 of 2019 is topped by a Dutch band who's had 18 hits on Rock Rips, including 8 #1s since 2009. And #2 is from a Canadian band new to the Rips!
Top 50 of 2018 is here! The Top 50 of 2018 has been way too long getting here. It's here now, though - do you remember who might have had the biggest hit of two years ago? Here's a hint: like every other #1 of the year since 2015, it's from a band that's brand new to our charts that year. Want another hint? For the first time since 2003, it's a Canadian band!
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Rock Rips #1s 2000-2001
We're still working on a series of playlists at our Youtube account. The first that we're pleased to present is the
Rock Rips #1s of 2000 and 2001, in order from our very first chart of September 23, 2000. Step back in time and see what made us happy years ago!
Top 50 Rock Rips Artists 2000-2010
You've been patient - now here's what you've been waiting for. It's the top 50 artists from our charts between 2000 and 2010. The last time we published this chart was 2007 and lots has changed. Bands that slid down the chart for years, such as Default, experienced career success in recent years, and they're stronger than ever. Come look for your faves by clicking on the title above.
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