DREADED DALE ‘Wayward’ EP Stream & Review [All Proceeds Going To Short Creek Dream Center]


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

From right here in the Bluegrass State comes the crushing metalcore of DREADED DALE and their conceptually-themed “Wayward” EP. Continue reading “DREADED DALE ‘Wayward’ EP Stream & Review [All Proceeds Going To Short Creek Dream Center]”

MONSTER MAGNET Announce North American Tour; ELECTRIC CITIZEN & DARK SKY CHOIR To Support

(Pic Courtesy Of Jeremy Saffer)

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

New Jersey’s original pioneers of true stoner rock, MONSTER MAGNET, have announced their first official North American tour for their newest album, “Mindfucker“. Continue reading “MONSTER MAGNET Announce North American Tour; ELECTRIC CITIZEN & DARK SKY CHOIR To Support”

GREYSTONE CANYON Premiere ‘In These Shoes’ Official Video


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

Australia’s GREYSTONE CANYON are premiering a new official video for the song “In These Shoes“. Continue reading “GREYSTONE CANYON Premiere ‘In These Shoes’ Official Video”

CLUTCH Announce ‘Book Of Bad Decisions Tour’ w/ SEVENDUST + TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN

 

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

As music fans all over await the September 7th release of their new album, “Book Of Bad Decisions” via their own Weathermaker Music label, CLUTCH have revealed extensive touring plans. Continue reading “CLUTCH Announce ‘Book Of Bad Decisions Tour’ w/ SEVENDUST + TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN”

ART OF DECEPTION Debuts ‘Dark Psychosis’ Official Video As New Album Arrives

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

Norway’s extreme groove metallers ART OF DECEPTION will release their new album, “Path Of Trees“, on June 22nd, via Rob Mules Records. Continue reading “ART OF DECEPTION Debuts ‘Dark Psychosis’ Official Video As New Album Arrives”

APRIORI Premiere ‘Better Man’ Official Video

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

From Southern Ireland comes the official video premiere of “Better Man” from APRIORI… and you best be prepared to rock out once you hit “play”! Continue reading “APRIORI Premiere ‘Better Man’ Official Video”

Délétère Share Stream Of New Album Release ‘De Horae Leprae’

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

Québec’s Délétère have just released their conceptually-themed black metal opus “De Horae Leprae” via Sepulchral Productions (June 15th). Continue reading “Délétère Share Stream Of New Album Release ‘De Horae Leprae’”

NWOBHM Legends BLITZKRIEG Issue ‘Angels Or Demons’ Official Video; Upcoming UK Fest Appearances


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

Legendary NWOBHM band BLITZKRIEG have unveiled a new official video for their song “Angels Or Demons“. Continue reading “NWOBHM Legends BLITZKRIEG Issue ‘Angels Or Demons’ Official Video; Upcoming UK Fest Appearances”

Oldschool Sunday: DAMAGEPLAN [2004’s ‘New Found Power’ To See Limited Vinyl LP Release]


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

If you are any sort of metalhead at least 20 to 25 years of age, then you probably know the story about the short-lived supergroup DAMAGEPLAN. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: DAMAGEPLAN [2004’s ‘New Found Power’ To See Limited Vinyl LP Release]”

URSULAR S/T EP Review & Stream


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

Berlin, Germany’s URSULAR have just released their first proper, official recording, a 3-song self-titled EP. Continue reading “URSULAR S/T EP Review & Stream”

SAINT KARLOFF Share Retro Unholiness With ‘Ghost Smoker’ Official Video; TWIN EARTH RECORDS To Issue Debut Album In July


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

From the Norwegian environs comes the retro stoner rock overlords SAINT KARLOFF and their incredible “Ghost Smoker” official video. Continue reading “SAINT KARLOFF Share Retro Unholiness With ‘Ghost Smoker’ Official Video; TWIN EARTH RECORDS To Issue Debut Album In July”

ASG Wield Electric Wonder With ‘Lightning Song’ Official Video; Unleash New Record ‘Survive Sunrise’


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

North Carolina’s thick riff driven sonic manipulators ASG are currently dropping hard rock armaments all over the place. Continue reading “ASG Wield Electric Wonder With ‘Lightning Song’ Official Video; Unleash New Record ‘Survive Sunrise’”

-( 16 )- And PRIMITIVE MAN Announce EU. Tour

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

Two of the heaviest monstrosities in the sludge underworld, -(16)- and PRIMITIVE MAN, will unite for a European tour run this Aug. – Sept. Continue reading “-( 16 )- And PRIMITIVE MAN Announce EU. Tour”

KAL-EL New Full-Length Performance Video ‘Still Here After 5 Years’


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

In recent years, Norway’s KAL-EL have become one of the more respected names in the realm of underground stoner rock. Continue reading “KAL-EL New Full-Length Performance Video ‘Still Here After 5 Years’”

WE ARE SENTINELS – Reveal Debut Details [New Project w/ Matt Barlow (Ex-Iced Earth)]

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

WE ARE SENTINELS is the new project of former Iced Earth / current Ashes Of Ares vocalist Matt Barlow and keyboardist and pianist Jonah Weingarten (Teramaze, Pyramaze). Continue reading “WE ARE SENTINELS – Reveal Debut Details [New Project w/ Matt Barlow (Ex-Iced Earth)]”