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Gary Dranow - “Ripping" ~ Unleashing a sonic storm, melding rock and metal into a thrilling whirlwind of sound, solidifying their status as musical trailblazers!

"Ripping" marks another powerful release from Gary Dranow and The Manic Emotions, showcasing their fusion of rock and metal in a thrilling new single. This track, along with recent releases like "Digitize," "Bedroom Mentor," "I'm a Man," and "Destiny Road (Remix)," underscores the band's prolific output and international collaboration.

The band's international lineup brings together diverse talents, from Klim Apalkov's vocal prowess, and instrumental proficiency of Chris Zoupa, Roman Burda, and Roman Kuznetsov to Jason Jones' expertise in production and instrumentation. With members hailing from Park City, Utah, Melbourne, Australia, and Ukraine, their collaboration transcends geographical boundaries, drawing inspiration from musical legends like Jimi Hendrix and Metallica.

"Ripping" is a testament to the band's commitment to their craft, marked by personal battles and triumphs; with each member contributing their unique talents to create a sound that is both contemporary and nostalgic. The track's lyrics delve into themes of speed, chaos, and defiance, reflecting the relentless pace of modern life and the struggle to keep up. Gary Dranow's own struggles with bipolar disorder have deeply influenced the band's music, infusing it with authenticity and raw emotion. It is evident that the track has been produced meticulously, carefully blending modern techniques with heartfelt songwriting to create a sound that is both contemporary and nostalgic.

The band's ethos is prominently reflected in their music, which delves into themes of love, heartbreak, war, and social issues. Their upcoming album, "Never Give Up," stands as a testament to their perseverance and commitment to their art, offering listeners a journey through life's highs and lows. As Gary Dranow and The Manic Emotions continue to release new music at a rapid pace, they have garnered recognition in various music magazines and blogs, cultivating a loyal fan base and respect within the music community. As the band continues to push the boundaries of their sound, listeners can expect to be taken on a thrilling musical journey filled with energy, passion, and raw emotion.

Ultimately, with fierce guitar riffs, driving rhythm, and powerful vocals, "Ripping" is sure to captivate audiences and solidify Gary Dranow and The Manic Emotions' place in the pantheon of contemporary rock.

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A brilliant addition to the repertoire -

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