Band of the Week: Jump Ramp

by

comment
jump_ramp.jpg

Welcome to Orlando Weekly's "Band of the Week." Every week, we highlight one of our favorite local bands. This week, we're pleased to bring you Jump Ramp.

Jump Ramp is playing Uncle Lou's on August 4.



Just the facts:

Who's in the band?
SMOKE Alan - Guitar
WHEELS Malone - Bass
HAIL Adam - Drums
SKATAN Tony - Guitar/Vocals



When did the band form?
Long ago, 13 loyal pawns gathered together and slammed cursed Independent 149s through their skulls.  Their blood collected in a drained concrete pool.  Twisting through the unholy nether, Lord Skatan arose.  Summoning 4 wormholes made of blood, each member materialized from the Hesher Dimension.  This is how it begins.

Currently available releases:
https://jumpramp.bandcamp.com/album/jump-ramp-the-ep
https://jumpramp.bandcamp.com/album/all-snakes-must-die
https://jumpramp.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-cosmic-vinyl

Websites:
https://www.facebook.com/JUMPRAMP666/
https://www.instagram.com/jumprampband/

Describe your sound in five words:
OH MAN ITS KICKING IN

Five questions:

What has been your most memorable show so far?
We played at the West End for Sanford’s hurricane party thing. It was lit af 100 fam. We packed the bar in with people that were sick of hearing all that reggae. We were as grateful for them as they were for us. We threw all of the rest of our t-shirts out to the crowd and there was much rejoicing.

Which local band is your favorite one to play a show with?
NEVER SOBER cause they just wanna fuck everything and everyone up. Hesh.

What description gets used for your band that you would most
like to correct people on? Why?
We do not longboard. Longboarding is not skateboarding.

What’s your favorite thing about being an Orlando band? What's your least favorite? Why?
Favorite thing - We're not from Orlando
Least favorite thing - Disney

Any big news to share?
I ate shit at the skatepark two days ago and fell back first into a giant mud puddle while Alan and Adam laughed at me in what felt like humiliating slow motion. Then I lost the game of SKATE we were playing. Stay tuned for all the songs we'll write about that!

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.