Related Information for Riptides There are multiple artists that have used the name The Riptides were formed in Ottawa, Ontario Canada in February 1998. The original lineup included Andy Vandal (vocals) Bob Goblin (bass), Johnny Dangerously (drums), and Steve Ransom (guitar) and the band released the cassette-only Harelip record. Later that year, Dangerously and Ransom left the country to travel abroad and were replaced by Doug Vermin (guitar) and Sean Shameless (drums). This lineup would.. read more