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Twitch The Ripper


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Connecticut’s Twitch The Ripper is the brainchild of singer/songwriters Jon Dobyns and Lonn. The two hung up their coats from performing nationally and internationally in hardcore / punk bands together in 2009, desperately in need of a fresh outlet and a change of pace. The synth pop duo self released a demo/EP followed soon after by their first full length. This was the Bodiless LP, which received praise from multiple media outlets. Fearnet hailed,” it’s their moody, ’80s-influenced melodies and vocals that tie the whole package together, and that element has led many listeners to compare them favorably with the post-punk icons of that decade, including New Order and Depeche Mode. Not too shabby for a band that’s only been on the scene for a couple of years.” Within weeks of the release of Bodiless, and regional shows with Nitzer Ebb, Xiu Xiu and The Birthday Massacre, TTR was selected to open for industrial legends, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult and 16Volt on a full national tour. From there, Jon and Lonn stayed on the road throughout the next few months supporting their record and soon to be label mates, Imperative Reaction, God Module and System Syn.

Fresh off the road from touring 3/4 of the year, the TTR boys began writing new material at the end of 2011.


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  • iamjustkidding

    much needed GOOD music!

    12 Mar 2013 Reply
  • kaminekosan

    They are so into their music when they are performing live, haven't seen such passion for a long time! Great band.

    2 Jun 2012 Reply
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  • YellofFright

    Congrats guys!

    22 Mar 2012 Reply
  • LiamEBM

    Great sound.

    14 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Jungle_Daddy

    Maybe the worst live vocals I have ever heard. Cool band name though.

    7 Jul 2011 Reply
  • R0ck7y

    u guys are really cool i like your type of music :) i am one of your fans keep your woorks up :D

    19 Feb 2011 Reply
  • insideoutcast

    Superb post industrial from this Connecticut duo. Thirst is among my favorite tracks of all time. It seriously gives me chills. Also, they appreciate their fans. I know as I follow them on twitter. I'm excited for their upcoming LP, Bodiless. I love these guys.

    28 Apr 2010 Reply
  • aprilplaksin

    love it!

    27 Mar 2010 Reply
  • sisteminadown

    ciao,belle le vostre canzoni,siamo diventati amici su my space ma purtroppo non parlo la vostra lingua!!!!!!solo italiano e cocì così con il francese,kisssssss

    27 Dec 2008 Reply
  • outcastof84

    meat + bone

    29 Sep 2008 Reply

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