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Mailing Address:  Riff Relevant / L. Ridgeway, PO Box 786, Albany, NY 12201-0786 U.S.A.

For general questions, please use our CONTACT  form.


Riff Relevant Team

Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Editor-in-Chief – [view articles] Leanne[at]riffrelevant.com

Note: Views expressed in any articles are solely those of the credited author. They do not represent Riff Relevant owner, all staff, or this website.

Staff Writers & Contributors:  Staff Page

Guest Contributors & Past Staff:

Kaleb Alexander | Santiago Gutierrez | Brendan BurnsHillarie Jason | Shaun Katz | Damon Caraway

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Music Submissions:

All heavy music artists, labels, or PR are welcome to send music or news to the site. There is no guarantee we will publish your submission, but we do what we can.  That being said, here’s what to do:

  • Please send all submissions to news[at]riffrelevant.com
  • Include EPK or relevant information about your music – tell us who you are! (Emails with just “hey, check this out!” & YouTube link will get deleted.)
  • Send links to digitally stream or download music via Bandcamp (dl codes help), Dropbox, or other file storage.
  • Do not attach mp3s to an email.  Our internet servers may block large file attachments.
  • We welcome all physical music format submissions and merch contributions for featured contest giveaways.
  • Physical format submissions to: Riff Relevant (L. Ridgeway), PO Box 786, Albany, NY 12201-0786 U.S.A.

Interested in Contributing?

We encourage anyone interested in contributing to RiffRelevant.com to contact us.

  • Experience with WordPress is highly advantageous.
  • Photographer hobbyists welcome. No need to write reviews, we have photo-only galleries.
  • Contribute once per quarter. Don’t be a flake. We don’t need experts, just have passion for heavy music.
  • Send an email with writing/photo sample to Leanne[at]riffrelevant.com

Copyrighted Material Policy:

There are ‘share’ buttons at the end of every article. Please use these to link the original article. Share away.

RiffRelevant.com does not allow reproduction of any content without express written permission from the owner of this site. Unless you are the band, label, or an official representative of the artist(s) mentioned in an article, you do not have permission to reproduce any content. Ask first, we’re pretty friendly.

RiffRelevant.com does not knowingly violate copyright laws. If you are the copyright holder of an item included on the site, please email us the file name and source credit. We will either correct the source or remove the file in question.


Advertising / Sponsorship:

RiffRelevant.com does not advertise for any third-party company or organization at this time. Any images for events or other external links that you see on the site are either recommended music friends or events Riff Relevant directly sponsors. If interested in collaboration for your heavy music event, please email your sponsorship opportunities to Leanne[at]riffrelevant.com.


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