Exclusive Stream Of KAYLETH ‘Space Muffin: Rusty Edition’ [Argonauta Records]


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

This Friday, June 30th will see the re-release of the Italian stoner rock band Kayleth‘s “Space Muffin” album. Coming via Argonauta Records, they are calling it a re-release – truth is, this is pretty much a whole new record! We have an EXCLUSIVE stream here at Riff Relevant, just for you!   Continue reading “Exclusive Stream Of KAYLETH ‘Space Muffin: Rusty Edition’ [Argonauta Records]”

MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE ‘Bad Bondye’ EP Review & Stream

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

Slamming into the Pat Riot review queue, with millimeters of time sensitivity to spare, is this fantastic sonic smackdown.   Continue reading “MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE ‘Bad Bondye’ EP Review & Stream”

MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day Three 6/25 – Leanne’s Must-See Bands #4

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

We covered the Pre-Fest. We covered Days One and Two. Guess what? Now it’s time for Day Three! Wrapping up Part Four of my series on The Maryland Doom Fest 2017, let’s get this party train through the final stretch of tracks… Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day Three 6/25 – Leanne’s Must-See Bands #4”

BRETUS ‘…From The Twilight Zone’ Review; Track Streams

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

One of my favorite traditional styled doom bands, Italy’s Bretus, will soon return with a brand new offering in this month of June. That offering is entitled ‘...From The Twilight Zone‘ and it will arrive via the Endless Winter label.   Continue reading “BRETUS ‘…From The Twilight Zone’ Review; Track Streams”

CORTEZ – “The Depths Below,” Album Review (Guest Contributor Damon Gravitoyd)

(By Damon Gravitoyd, Guest Contributor/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

With their most recent offering ‘The Depths Below‘, Cortez takes it further down to delve into a dark pool of possibilities. Shine your eyes across a review of the new album and hear an audio stream of their first single, ‘Walk Through Fire‘. Continue reading “CORTEZ – “The Depths Below,” Album Review (Guest Contributor Damon Gravitoyd)”

KILLING VOLTS ‘Why Should I Say Yes?’ EP Review, Stream & Video Premiere

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

With plenty of nouveau swagger and new wave-y flare comes the Geneva, Switzerland quartet Killing Volts.   Continue reading “KILLING VOLTS ‘Why Should I Say Yes?’ EP Review, Stream & Video Premiere”

TROUBLE – ‘Manic Frustration’; Album Review (By Guest Contributor, Shaun Katz)

(By Shaun Katz, Guest Contributor/Writer, RiffRelevant.com

At their peak, Trouble were the perfect combination of Black Sabbath meets The Beatles, and their 1992 album ‘Manic Frustration‘ was their collaborative pinnacle.   Continue reading “TROUBLE – ‘Manic Frustration’; Album Review (By Guest Contributor, Shaun Katz)”

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”

Oldschool Sunday: SPIRAL ARCHITECT


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

Oslo, Norway’s Spiral Architect was formed in 1993 by a group of like-minded, forward thinking Progressive Metal musicians. Although most people assume or incorrectly attribute the band’s name being inspired by the Black Sabbath song of the same from 1973’s Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, the band claims it isn’t so.   Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: SPIRAL ARCHITECT”

MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day One 6/23 Leanne’s Must-See Bands #2

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

Continuing my run down of ‘must see’ bands performing at this year’s Maryland Doom Festwe bring you to Day One!  Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day One 6/23 Leanne’s Must-See Bands #2”