MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2018 – The Must-See Spotlight: ZED


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

For last year’s Maryland Doom Fest, both Leanne [Ridgeway] and I ran pieces that took a look at some of our own individual “high priority” bands, ones we were especially excited to see at MDDF. Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2018 – The Must-See Spotlight: ZED”

BLACK BOOK LODGE Share Just-Released ‘Steeple And Spire’ Album Stream


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

Copenhagen’s BLACK BOOK LODGE have just released their “Steeple And Spire” album via Mighty Music on May 18th. Continue reading “BLACK BOOK LODGE Share Just-Released ‘Steeple And Spire’ Album Stream”

DRUG CULT S/T Album Review & Stream; Official Videos


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

DRUG CULT. Sounds like a good clique to belong to, does it not? As long as it is not in some kind of Jim Jones and The People’s Temple of Jonestown, Guyana sense, that is. Continue reading “DRUG CULT S/T Album Review & Stream; Official Videos”

MELVINS ‘Stoner Witch’ & ‘Stag’ Seeing Vinyl Re-Issues In June

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

MELVINS have announced new Vinyl pressings of their 1994 album “Stoner Witch” and its 1996 follow-up “Stag”. Continue reading “MELVINS ‘Stoner Witch’ & ‘Stag’ Seeing Vinyl Re-Issues In June”

ECSTATIC VISION Issue ‘Troublemaker’ Official Video; U.S., EU Tours To Begin – Stoned & Dusted, Days Of Darkness Fests

(Photo Courtesy Of Gene Smirnov)

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

Philadelphia’s finest phenoms for truly heavy psychedelia, ECSTATIC VISION, have just dropped a new official video for the song “Troublemaker“. Continue reading “ECSTATIC VISION Issue ‘Troublemaker’ Official Video; U.S., EU Tours To Begin – Stoned & Dusted, Days Of Darkness Fests”