ELIO RIGONAT – ‘Egregor II’ Album Review & Stream; Video

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

When it comes to heavy music and its ability to expand perceived boundaries, well, I’m all for it.   Continue reading “ELIO RIGONAT – ‘Egregor II’ Album Review & Stream; Video”

FORBIDDEN DIMENSION’s TOMMY BAGLEY Interviews with Riff Relevant & Album Stream

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

It only took me about 27 years, but I finally discovered the manic musical genius that is Forbidden Dimension.  Nobody combines punk, metal, surf, 60’s garage, and much more like this trio.   Continue reading “FORBIDDEN DIMENSION’s TOMMY BAGLEY Interviews with Riff Relevant & Album Stream”

WAR CLOUD – ‘War Cloud’ S/T Album Review & Full Stream

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

To myself and perhaps only myself, the current stoner rock genre and its multiple sub-classifications are facing hard times.    Continue reading “WAR CLOUD – ‘War Cloud’ S/T Album Review & Full Stream”

CIRITH UNGOL ‘King Of The Dead’ Album Review & Full Stream

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

In early July of 1984, the history book of heavy metal received an important addition, by way of now-cult metal legends Cirith Ungol, though few knew it (and obviously still don’t).   Continue reading “CIRITH UNGOL ‘King Of The Dead’ Album Review & Full Stream”

Mountaineer ‘As Righteous, As Flawed: Volume I’ & ‘Marbled Victory: Volume II’ Album Review & Stream

Mountaineer: As Righteous As Flawed – Volume I

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

It’s a pleasant Sunday morning and the impulse is striking me for some musical blathering.  With one interview waiting on response, another in formative stages, and a retro review in need of more digging, depth and history…  Continue reading “Mountaineer ‘As Righteous, As Flawed: Volume I’ & ‘Marbled Victory: Volume II’ Album Review & Stream”

WOUNDED GIANT ‘Vae Victus’ Album Review, Full Stream

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Seattle, Washington’s Wounded Giant clearly believe in truth in advertising.  ‘Vae Victus‘ was released via STB Records on April 1st.  Let’s delve into it…  Continue reading “WOUNDED GIANT ‘Vae Victus’ Album Review, Full Stream”

GUNK – ‘Subhuman Cellular Mutation’ Album Review, Full Stream

(By Dave ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Do you ever have those times when extreme is still not enough, and you want to somehow go beyond to a seemingly non-existent next level? Brutal death and violent grind just aren’t scratching that aural itch?    Continue reading “GUNK – ‘Subhuman Cellular Mutation’ Album Review, Full Stream”

METALIAN – New ‘Midnight Rider’ Album Review, Full Stream

Metalian new release ‘Midnight Rider’, just dropped on May 22nd. It’s available via Bandcamp (Digital-Only). Our new Riff Relevant Staff Writer David LaMay has a rundown on this new album! — Leanne Ridgeway, Chief Editor. Continue reading “METALIAN – New ‘Midnight Rider’ Album Review, Full Stream”