All Things DOPETHRONE: New Album Due In May, Video Premiere, EU/US Tours [Releases On BANDCAMP Currently NYP Items]

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

Those Canadian purveyors of sonic filth and aural obscenity, the perpetually drug-addled DOPETHRONE, are back with a multitude of news items. Continue reading “All Things DOPETHRONE: New Album Due In May, Video Premiere, EU/US Tours [Releases On BANDCAMP Currently NYP Items]”

CLOVEN HOOF Announces U.S. Tour Including FROST AND FIRE Fest Appearance


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

Britain’s classic power metal band CLOVEN HOOF have announced a full-on live assault of the United States set for this Sept. – Oct. Continue reading “CLOVEN HOOF Announces U.S. Tour Including FROST AND FIRE Fest Appearance”

GRAVE DIGGER To Reissue Classics ‘Heavy Metal Breakdown’ & ‘Witch Hunter’ On Vinyl


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

German heavy metal forerunners GRAVE DIGGER have shared news about two of their early classic albums receiving vinyl reissues from Noise Records on May 25th. Continue reading “GRAVE DIGGER To Reissue Classics ‘Heavy Metal Breakdown’ & ‘Witch Hunter’ On Vinyl”

DEEP PURPLE And JUDAS PRIEST Announce Co-Headlining N. American Tour


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

Two of the all-time biggest legends in heavy metal and hard rock, DEEP PURPLE and JUDAS PRIEST, have announced they are uniting for a co-headlining North American trek! Continue reading “DEEP PURPLE And JUDAS PRIEST Announce Co-Headlining N. American Tour”

RANCHO BIZARRO ‘Mondo Rancho’ EP Review & Stream


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


The Livorno, Italy quartet we know and love, RANCHO BIZARRO, are back with the newly-released (April 13) “Mondo Rancho” EP from Argonauta Records.

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