DREADNOUGHT ‘A Wake In Sacred Waves’ Review & Stream; Tour Dates

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

Denver, Colorado’s Dreadnought evidently must take their hometown’s motto of “The Mile High City” to heart in their music. The progressive nature of it is miles high, or beyond, what many other supposed progressive acts are doing these days. Yet, clearly there is a juxtaposition of directions transpiring here on their new offering, “A Wake In Sacred Waves“, which was released on Oct. 6th. Continue reading “DREADNOUGHT ‘A Wake In Sacred Waves’ Review & Stream; Tour Dates”

FIRESPAWN Premiere ‘Full Of Hate’ Official Video

(Pic Courtesy Of Soile Siirtola)

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

Swedish death metal warriors Firespawn have just released a video for the song “Full Of Hate”, taken off their latest and second album, The Reprobate.   Continue reading “FIRESPAWN Premiere ‘Full Of Hate’ Official Video”

RUFF MAJIK ‘A Finch In A Cherry Tree’ EP Review & Stream


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

My favorite Pretoria, South Africa-based band are back with a new EP! The psychotic garage rock and psyche blues band Ruff Majik return with the 3-song “A Finch In A Cherry Tree“. My working relationship with covering the lads, Johni Holiday (guitar / vocals), Jimmy Glass (bass) and Benni Manchino (drums), goes back at least 3 releases and nearly as many years too. Continue reading “RUFF MAJIK ‘A Finch In A Cherry Tree’ EP Review & Stream”

GNAW Streaming Translation Loss Records Release ‘Cutting Pieces’


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

This Friday, October 27th, will see the release of the new album from GNAW, “Cutting Pieces“, via Translation Loss Records. The entire album is streaming here at Riff Relevant a bit early though and you can give it a listen below. Continue reading “GNAW Streaming Translation Loss Records Release ‘Cutting Pieces’”

VESSEL OF LIGHT Shares ‘Dead Flesh And Bones’ Lyric Video As Debut Release Nears


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

Perhaps the unlikeliest pairing in underground music, Nathan “Opposition” Jochum (Ancient VVisdom) and Dan Lorenzo (Hades, Non-Fiction, The Cursed), aka Vessel Of Light, are sharing a new visualizer today. The lyric video for “Dead Flesh And Bones“, is a darkly grim, but hard rocking, number from the duo’s upcoming S/T EP debut. Continue reading “VESSEL OF LIGHT Shares ‘Dead Flesh And Bones’ Lyric Video As Debut Release Nears”