OWL MAKER ‘Paths Of The Slain’ EP Review & Stream

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

From the recesses of southern Connecticut comes the first official release from the stoner metal trio OWL MAKER, their “Paths Of The Slain” EP. Continue reading “OWL MAKER ‘Paths Of The Slain’ EP Review & Stream”

IMPENDING DOOM Return With June’s ‘The Sin And Doom Vol. II’; New Single Shared

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

Riverside, California’s Impending Doom have announced the upcoming release of their first new studio album in roughly five years. Continue reading “IMPENDING DOOM Return With June’s ‘The Sin And Doom Vol. II’; New Single Shared”

DOWNPOUR (Shadows Fall / Unearth Members) Launch Debut Pre-Order Via PledgeMusic


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

DOWNPOUR – the band that features vocalist Brian Fair (Shadows Fall, Overcast) and drummer Derek Kerswill (Unearth, Seemless, Icepick, etc.) – will release their debut sometime soon it seems. Continue reading “DOWNPOUR (Shadows Fall / Unearth Members) Launch Debut Pre-Order Via PledgeMusic”

RIVERS OF NIHIL ‘Where Owls Know My Name’ Review & Stream [By Kira Schlechter]


(By Kira Schlechter, Guest Contributor/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

The Reading, PA-based band Rivers Of Nihil are arguably the most exciting, interesting thing to happen to technical death metal in recent years, and their latest album for Metal Blade, the beautifully-titled “Where Owls Know My Name,” cements that claim with little doubt. Continue reading “RIVERS OF NIHIL ‘Where Owls Know My Name’ Review & Stream [By Kira Schlechter]”

Exclusive Premiere: VESTA Self-Titled Album Stream [Review]


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

The trio known as VESTA from Viareggio, Italy are a relative newcomer to the world of all things subterraneously sonic. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: VESTA Self-Titled Album Stream [Review]”

SATYRICON Recruit GOATWHORE To Support Upcoming “Final” N. American Tour


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

Satyricon
‘s upcoming North American trek, one the band is billing as their “final” N.A. tour, just announced the addition of Goatwhore as the direct support. Continue reading “SATYRICON Recruit GOATWHORE To Support Upcoming “Final” N. American Tour”