EMBER ‘261’ EP Review & Stream


Birmingham, Alabama’s Ember dropped their 3-song ‘261‘ EP back in December of 2016. The band channels a potent blend of hypnotic doom and ethereally-tinged sludge on the offering, with an ample influx of Post-Metal vibes tossed in for good measure. One of the best highlights of the band is the airy, sultry female vocals that permeate nearly every fiber of this effort.   Continue reading “EMBER ‘261’ EP Review & Stream”

Magnetic Eye Records’ Pink Floyd Tribute ‘The Wall [REDUX]’ Details Shared

After a successful crowdfunding drive to finance the project earlier this month, Magnetic Eye Records have revealed the track list for their tribute to Pink Floyd. The Wall [REDUX] was originally intended to cover Pink Floyd’s 1979 double-disc classic The Wall in full.  (Riff Relevant’s own editor-in-chief is a huge supporting backer of this project and hasn’t been able to stop talking about it for months!)   Continue reading “Magnetic Eye Records’ Pink Floyd Tribute ‘The Wall [REDUX]’ Details Shared”

SOULROT ‘From My Grave’ Review & Stream

Swedish influenced Death Metal, by way of Chile, is what we’re getting with the new SoulrotFrom My Grave‘ EP. It sounds like 1992 all over again on an offering meant to serve as a promotional Single for an upcoming full-length release from Soulrot. That album, tentatively titled Nameless Hideous Manifestations will be issued through Momento Mori Records later this year.   Continue reading “SOULROT ‘From My Grave’ Review & Stream”

828 ROCKFEST In AVL Reveals Schedule & Band Set Times


The amazing one-day, three-stage event known as the inaugural 828 Rockfest in Asheville, N.C. has shared its now-official schedule.  Continue reading “828 ROCKFEST In AVL Reveals Schedule & Band Set Times”

OHMMS Debut ‘The Fool’ …Streaming In Full


UK sludge monstrosity OHMMS are preparing to release their debut album ‘The Fool‘ via Holy Roar Records this Friday, March 31st. Today, Riff Relevant is excited to be one of few outlets streaming the powerful album in its entirety.  Continue reading “OHMMS Debut ‘The Fool’ …Streaming In Full”

BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Festival Line-Up Confirmed; Includes C.O.C., Suicidal Tendencies, Ministry, Fear Factory & More


The Danzig-helmed Blackest Of The Black annual tour of the past has now evolved into a 2-day event set to take place May 26-27 at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, California.  Continue reading “BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Festival Line-Up Confirmed; Includes C.O.C., Suicidal Tendencies, Ministry, Fear Factory & More”