RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)

Riff Relevant is seeking additional contributors! Do you have a way with words? Are you a music-addicted witty, metalhead who wants to write about their musical drug of choice? Are you looking to expand your network of music or writing-related opportunities? Then here is your shot.   Continue reading “RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)”

MOROSITY – ‘Low Tide’ Album Review & Stream

Morosity – Low Tide

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

As an American who was fortunate enough to spend a bit of time in Norway and stand next to a Viking ship excavated from a frozen burial mound, I consider myself a default authority on any type of music in the neo-folk-avant-garde-metal-rock genre.  MOROSITY is a group of gentlemen from Minneapolis, Minnesota who wear the badge proudly and deliver an eclectic batch of songs on their new album ‘Low Tide.’   Continue reading “MOROSITY – ‘Low Tide’ Album Review & Stream”

Riot’s Revelation: OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR; ‘Land Of The Free’ Single Streaming


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

Sounds like some high priority, large scale military effort, doesn’t it?  Like Operation Desert Storm and the like, huh?  You will be surprised to learn it isn’t (well, really is it..but not in this case, ha). No, instead, Operation Neptune Spear is a one-man musical movement of interesting proportions, and equally important, is the focus of the second installment of Riot’s Revelation.  You know, where I get you hip to something worth your while – be it a band, album, event, or…    Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR; ‘Land Of The Free’ Single Streaming”

SUPERJOINT & DEVILDRIVER Reunite For ‘The Broken Bones’ US Tour; KING PARROT-CHILD BITE-CANE HILL Supporting

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

Texas-based abrasive metal band Superjoint will reunite with DevilDriver for The Broken Bones U.S. Tour this fall.  Support on the tour will come from King Parrot, Cane Hill and Child Bite.   Continue reading “SUPERJOINT & DEVILDRIVER Reunite For ‘The Broken Bones’ US Tour; KING PARROT-CHILD BITE-CANE HILL Supporting”

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Announce U.S. Tour; PILLORIAN Support

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

In preparation for their September 22nd release of “Thrice Woven” (announcement here), Wolves In The Throne Room have planned an extensive U.S. tour shortly after the album’s street date.    Continue reading “WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Announce U.S. Tour; PILLORIAN Support”

Metal God THOR To Issue ‘Beyond The Pain Barrier’ In Aug.; Official Video Premiere

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

Legendary metal god and band Thor have announced their planned triumphant return to the metallic realm with a new studio album.   Continue reading “Metal God THOR To Issue ‘Beyond The Pain Barrier’ In Aug.; Official Video Premiere”

DESTROYER OF LIGHT ‘Chamber Of Horrors’ Review & Stream

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

When one first hears the name Destroyer Of Light, and they know nothing about the Lone Star state-based unit, they probably think Black Metal first thing right off.   Continue reading “DESTROYER OF LIGHT ‘Chamber Of Horrors’ Review & Stream”

EYEHATEGOD Announces US Mega-Tour: ‘Left To Starve’

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

Southern nihilist sludge-mongers EYEHATEGOD have revealed their plans for a massive live US takeover trek, the 39 date “Left To Starve” tour.  The mega-movement will commence on August 1st, run through September 13th.   Continue reading “EYEHATEGOD Announces US Mega-Tour: ‘Left To Starve’”

ETHEREAL RIFFIAN To Release ‘Afterlight’ DVD In August; Video Trailer Shared As Pre-Order Begins

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

The Ukraine’s heavily psychedelic-influenced sonic spiritualists Ethereal Riffian will release their “Afterlight” DVD on August 17th.   Continue reading “ETHEREAL RIFFIAN To Release ‘Afterlight’ DVD In August; Video Trailer Shared As Pre-Order Begins”

RADIO MOSCOW Announce ‘New Beginnings’ Coming This September

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

SoCal psyche blues rock band Radio Moscow have announced the imminent release of their fifth studio album, “New Beginnings“.   Continue reading “RADIO MOSCOW Announce ‘New Beginnings’ Coming This September”

ZAKK SABBATH Schedule New US Tour Dates; THEM EVILS Supporting

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

Zakk Sabbath, the Black Sabbath cover band/supergroup featuring Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie), and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens Of The Stone Age) will embark on a U.S. headline tour this September and October, with special guest Them Evils.   Continue reading “ZAKK SABBATH Schedule New US Tour Dates; THEM EVILS Supporting”