REVOCATION Reveal ‘The Outer Ones’ Album Details; Premiere Official Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Alex Morgan)

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

The modern thrash metallers in Boston’s REVOCATION have revealed details of the band’s upcoming Metal Blade Records release, “The Outer Ones“. Continue reading “REVOCATION Reveal ‘The Outer Ones’ Album Details; Premiere Official Video”

THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Iceland’s THE VINTAGE CARAVAN will return with their highly-anticipated fourth studio album next month. Continue reading “THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates”

YEAR OF THE COBRA Signs With Prophecy Productions; Announces U.S. Tour


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

The remarkable, multi-genre melding duo of stoner doom and more, YEAR OF THE COBRA, have some newly unveiled news items to share. Continue reading “YEAR OF THE COBRA Signs With Prophecy Productions; Announces U.S. Tour”

DAUGHTERS Return With New Song; Sign w/ Ipecac Recordings + Tour Dates

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

After a noticeable absence since 2010, Providence, R.I.’s noise rockers DAUGHTERS have resurfaced and are bringing some welcome news with them. Continue reading “DAUGHTERS Return With New Song; Sign w/ Ipecac Recordings + Tour Dates”

THE AGE OF TRUTH – ‘Threshold’ Now Available on Ltd. Edit. Vinyl via Kozmik Artifactz

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner / Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

Earlier this year, Halsey reviewed THE AGE OF TRUTH‘s début full length, ‘Threshold‘, plus had a fairly hilarious interview with a couple of those Philly boys [HERE]. We’ve mentioned before that ‘Threshold‘ would be available from Kozmik Artifactz at some point. That point is now!

Continue reading “THE AGE OF TRUTH – ‘Threshold’ Now Available on Ltd. Edit. Vinyl via Kozmik Artifactz”

Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH

 


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Birmingham, Alabama’s BEiTTHEMEANS are one of the most promising acts to arise out of the heavy rock underground, in my opinion anyway. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH”

BEHEMOTH Announce N. American Tour w/ AT THE GATES & WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Three of the most unique bands in extreme metal will unite for a North American trek throughout October and November.  Continue reading “BEHEMOTH Announce N. American Tour w/ AT THE GATES & WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM”

Argonauta Records Announce Signing U.S. Blues/Fuzz Rockers SMOKE MOUNTAIN

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Italy’s Argonauta Records has shared news of the label’s signing of the Florida-based retro-blues, doom, fuzz rock trio SMOKE MOUNTAIN. Continue reading “Argonauta Records Announce Signing U.S. Blues/Fuzz Rockers SMOKE MOUNTAIN”

GREEN DEATH Back With ‘Hallowmass’ This October [Video Teaser]; Live Dates

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Des Moines, Iowa’s crossover collective, GREEN DEATH, will make their return to the public arena with their third studio album this fall.  Continue reading “GREEN DEATH Back With ‘Hallowmass’ This October [Video Teaser]; Live Dates”

FU MANCHU ‘Clone Of The Universe’ Album Review & Stream

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

For just about a quarter of a century or so now, Fu Manchu has brought their unique brand of sun-soaked, foot-to-the-floor, stoner metal with such a remarkable level of superiority and consistency, it’s almost frightening.    Continue reading “FU MANCHU ‘Clone Of The Universe’ Album Review & Stream”

DANZIG 30th Anniversary Fall U.S. Mini-Tour; Venom Inc, Power Trip, Mutoid Man Supporting

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

DANZIG has announced plans to celebrate the band’s 30th anniversary this fall with a U.S. mini-tour. Continue reading “DANZIG 30th Anniversary Fall U.S. Mini-Tour; Venom Inc, Power Trip, Mutoid Man Supporting”

Oldschool Sunday: PHARAOH [2003 Debut ‘After The Fire’ Receiving First-Time Vinyl Re-Issue Via Cruz Del Sur Music]

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

What factors required for a band to qualify for the Oldschool Sunday series are malleable and always in flux; one week it might be a band’s longevity or legacy, the next week, a more obscure band from some point in time. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: PHARAOH [2003 Debut ‘After The Fire’ Receiving First-Time Vinyl Re-Issue Via Cruz Del Sur Music]”

SWORN ENEMY ‘As Real As It Gets’ First Ever Vinyl Release For 15th Anniversary; Tour Celebrating Milestone Launches

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

U.S.H.C. heavyweights SWORN ENEMY have revealed further plans to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their 2003 milestone release, “As Real As It Gets“. Continue reading “SWORN ENEMY ‘As Real As It Gets’ First Ever Vinyl Release For 15th Anniversary; Tour Celebrating Milestone Launches”

BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Premiere ‘Wave Of Conscience’ Official Video; Annc. West Coast Tour

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Portland, Oregon’s BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT have been rapidly rising out of the heavy rock underground since the release of their phenomenal S/T debut in April. Continue reading “BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Premiere ‘Wave Of Conscience’ Official Video; Annc. West Coast Tour”