Local band Trip Effect preps for release of EP ‘Second Life’

• Band plays Shooter’s North Nov. 19, ‘pre-release’ show set for Dec. 3 at Rocky’s

Staff Report

Rockford band Trip Effect is set to release its EP, Second Life, Tuesday, Dec. 13, at The Elbo Room in Chicago. Prior to the official release of the EP, the band will have a “pre-release” show beginning at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, at Rocky’s Bar & Grill, 5314 N. Second St., Loves Park.

The Dec. 3 event at Rocky’s will feature no cover charge and drink specials.

Trip Effect is Derek Carley on vocals/guitar, Eric Colvin on drums and Aaron Lynde on bass.

According to Lynde: “Our music portrays the effect of the journey life takes each and every one of us on, and this project is the culmination of that journey for us. We are a power trio that formed in Rockford, last July.”

Trip Effect will also play at Shooter’s North inside Forest Hills Lanes, 7742 Forest Hills Road, Loves Park, beginning at 9 p.m, Saturday, Nov. 19. The band also plays Jak’s on South Park, 723 S. Park Ave., South Beloit, Ill., at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, with no cover charge.

Visit http://www.facebook.com/TripEffect or http://www.reverbnation.com/TripEffect for more about the band.

From the  Nov. 16-22, 2011, issue

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