lternative rock band Ripped formed in 1994, originally under the name Ripped Emotions where they released a single self-titled EP in 1996.
Their first album as , Bloodshot, produced by Jamie Stewart (The Cult) and Mike Hanson of Glass Tiger, arrived in 2002. The video for the song The Haunting, was used in the independent feature film, Insight of Evil by Nigel Hartwell. The video for the track also received rotation on Edge TV, a music video television channel.
Blow Your Mind followed in 2005; Dave Ogilvie, who has been associated with such acts as Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, David Bowie and Skinny Puppy, mixed their first single Show Me.