Riff Relevant Retrospect: No Rest For The Riffin’ w/ Patrick Kennison [Guest Contributor: Erik Kluiber]

(By Erik Kluiber, Guest Contributor, RiffRelevant.com)

[Editor’s intro] Every so often, we have a chance to run something off-road that kicks ass.  This here be one of those times.  Erik Kluiber (Void Vator, Ironaut, ex-Gypsyhawk, et al.) approached me about an article he penned.  A tale I found intriguing and a bit surprising, about Patrick Kennison – who one might call a bona fide ‘rock star’.  His career spans many successes, but within that success, Erik shares with us a candid view from Patrick’s home-spun dive stage fun, out from under the glory of arena lights.  Enjoy! ~ Leanne   
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GRAYCEON Share Stream Of New Translation Loss Records Release ‘IV’


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

The San Francisco-based progressive metal trio GRAYCEON will release their highly anticipated “IV” album via Translation Loss Records on May 18th. Continue reading “GRAYCEON Share Stream Of New Translation Loss Records Release ‘IV’”

REDEMPTION ‘Long Night’s Journey Into Day’ Album Set; Debut ‘Little Men’ Single

(Photo Courtesy Of Stephanie Cabral)

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

The L.A. progressive metal band REDEMPTION have announced they will release their seventh studio album on July 27th. Continue reading “REDEMPTION ‘Long Night’s Journey Into Day’ Album Set; Debut ‘Little Men’ Single”

HAVOK Announces Summer Headline Trek; JUNGLE ROT & EXTINCTION A.D. Supporting


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

Denver, Colorado’s oldschool thrash metal throwbacks HAVOK have announced their last planned road trek of 2018. Continue reading “HAVOK Announces Summer Headline Trek; JUNGLE ROT & EXTINCTION A.D. Supporting”

BIG KIZZ (Former Witchcraft / Graveyard, Etc. Members) Streaming ‘Music Is Magic’ Debut


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

BIG KIZZ is the new Swedish rock band featuring drummer Axel Sjöberg (ex-Graveyard), bassist John Hoyles (Spiders, ex-Witchcraft), bassist Johannes Cronquist (ex-Vidunder), and vocalist / guitarist Pontus Westman (Lady Banana). Continue reading “BIG KIZZ (Former Witchcraft / Graveyard, Etc. Members) Streaming ‘Music Is Magic’ Debut”