TOXIK ‘Breaking Class’ EP Review & Stream


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

It has only been 28 years since Toxik’s last official studio release came out.  In the nearly three decades since, the band has gradually become an almost mythical entity.   Continue reading “TOXIK ‘Breaking Class’ EP Review & Stream”

HUMANITIES / LOW SUN Split ‘Human Sun’ Review & Stream


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

The four song “Human Sun” is the result of the collaboration between Low Sun & HUMANITIES, two Toronto-based bands who both possess an affinity for dynamic creativity.    Continue reading “HUMANITIES / LOW SUN Split ‘Human Sun’ Review & Stream”

VATTNET (prev. Vattnet Viskar) Premiere Official Video; Upcoming S/T Release Details

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

After the recent departure of guitarist and vocalist Nick Thornbury from the band Vattnet Viskar, comes news of a name change.  Now operating under the moniker of simply Vattnet, the band are premiering an Official Video for the song “Spun“.   Continue reading “VATTNET (prev. Vattnet Viskar) Premiere Official Video; Upcoming S/T Release Details”

Breaking News: GRAND ROYALE Streaming New Single ‘R’N’R Business’

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

Sweden’s Seventies-styled hard rock band Grand Royale are streaming a new song from their upcoming release, “Breaking News“.   Continue reading “Breaking News: GRAND ROYALE Streaming New Single ‘R’N’R Business’”

Infecting The Masses: MORDENIAL Streaming ‘The Plague’ In Full


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

One day before its release via Black Lion Records on July 31st, Mordenial are streaming in full for you today, their sophomore album “The Plague“.   Continue reading “Infecting The Masses: MORDENIAL Streaming ‘The Plague’ In Full”

Oldschool Sunday: GALLOWBRAID

GALLOWBRAID’s Jake Rogers (Pic Courtesy Of Peter Beste)

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

We aren’t going all that far back in Heavy Metal history for today’s spotlight band, Salt Lake City, Utah’s Gallowbraid.  In fact, truth is, Gallowbraid was (or is?) not an actual band really, not in the multiple member sense of the word, as it is a one-man project.   Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: GALLOWBRAID”

RAVENBLACK S/T EP Review & Stream

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

From The Great White North (well, Montreal, Québec really), comes the début from Ravenblack.  The five-song self-titled EP is an astounding foray into full-on stoner rock laden with nuances of psychedelia and space-y doom.   Continue reading “RAVENBLACK S/T EP Review & Stream”

ALL THEM WITCHES – Added US/EU Tour Dates; Brand New ‘BULLS’ Official Video

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

The Nashville, TN heavy blues quartet All Them Witches has just finished Round Two of their tour to support the February 24th release of their ‘Sleeping Through The War’ album.  Round three is set to start on September 18th in Germany.    Continue reading “ALL THEM WITCHES – Added US/EU Tour Dates; Brand New ‘BULLS’ Official Video”

SAVANAH “The Healer” Album Review & Stream; Video; Show Dates

(By Taylor D. Waring, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Savanah’s “The Healer” undulates through a variety of spaces and emotions.  At times, the album trudges forward with primal riffage; at others, it erupts into an ethereal sorrow.   Continue reading “SAVANAH “The Healer” Album Review & Stream; Video; Show Dates”