Sonic Fire For The Ages: Brian ‘Butch’ Balich (Argus, Penance, Etc.) Interview With Riff Relevant

BRIAN ‘BUTCH’ BALICH

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

I don’t even know where to begin.  That is something you will rarely ever hear me utter, let alone admit, but here I have.  The reason I have is the subject of the following exchange that ensues below, singer Brian ‘Butch’ Balich.   Continue reading “Sonic Fire For The Ages: Brian ‘Butch’ Balich (Argus, Penance, Etc.) Interview With Riff Relevant”

STEEL & STONE II Festival 2017 Announces Full Details [RIFF RELEVANT Sponsored]

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

Last year’s fast growing festival in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Steel & Stone returns for Round 2!   Continue reading “STEEL & STONE II Festival 2017 Announces Full Details [RIFF RELEVANT Sponsored]”

ELECTRIC WIZARD Reveal Details Of New Album ‘Wizard Bloody Wizard’; Track Streaming

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

One of the most popular bands to emerge from the occult stoner doom scene is the UK’s Electric Wizard.  Today, fanatics everywhere may come and rejoice for the announcement that follows.   Continue reading “ELECTRIC WIZARD Reveal Details Of New Album ‘Wizard Bloody Wizard’; Track Streaming”

HIGH FIGHTER Live At Wacken Open Air 2017; Pro Video Of Full Set


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

Hamburg, Germany’s heavy stoner rock / sludge band High Fighter performed last month at Wacken Open Air 2017 in Wacken, Germany.   Continue reading “HIGH FIGHTER Live At Wacken Open Air 2017; Pro Video Of Full Set”

LEWIS & THE STRANGE MAGICS Sophomore LP Release ‘Evade Your Soul’ Nears; Track Streams


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

Barcelona’s Lewis & The Strange Magics will release their second album, “Evade Your Soul“, via Soulseller Records on October 20th.   Continue reading “LEWIS & THE STRANGE MAGICS Sophomore LP Release ‘Evade Your Soul’ Nears; Track Streams”