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The Ripple Effect: Dragony - Legends

The Ripple Effect: Dragony - Legends: Intro here is powerful. Very large and foreboding keys and drum work. So far, so good. Closing my eyes and picturing hordes of elves swarm...

The Ripple Effect: Doro - Under My Skin

The Ripple Effect: Doro - Under My Skin:      2 cds      30 tracks       As for me I would tell you that this is still not enough of the great and legendary Doro Pesch! This rele...

The Ripple Effect: Marty Friedman - The Reissues

The Ripple Effect: Marty Friedman - The Reissues: Loudspeaker Future Addict Bad DNA  Prosthetic records is about to re-issue 3 albums recorded by Marty Friedman. Friedman you may rec...
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Posted by Bryan Martinat 9:40 AM0 comments ZEBRA

A Power Trio Blast From The Past

     At the tender age of 15 in the year 1983 I discovered a little band called Zebra. At the time I based my band preference on album covers and band names. So Zebra with their closeup band face shot on the cover and the weird Sesame Street like name should never have crossed my radar. But for their songs I would have passed them by. The opening lines of "Tell Me What You Want" pull you in and then hit you over the head when the song kicks in. Brilliant musicianship and powerhouse vocals. "Who's Behind The door?" is one of the best songs on the album their career. It is rivaled only by "Bears" off the "No Tellin Lies" album.

Following the debut, they released No Tellin Lies, 3.V, Live, The best of Zebra in Black AndWhite., King biscuit Flower Hour-Zebra, and IV  as well as a solo album by Randy Jackson and Felix Hannemann.

As a three piece heavy rock act these g…