Riff Relevant Interviews: OBITUARY’s Trevor Peres [Video]

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

It’s hard to know where to begin when it comes to addressing the death metal pioneers, and now legends, OBITUARY. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: OBITUARY’s Trevor Peres [Video]”

Riff Relevant Interviews: BINARY w/ ‘Commit More Arson’ Album Review & Stream

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

It’s almost impossible for kids these days to do anything right, “goddamned millennials”. But every once in a while they surprise you and totally redeem themselves from the fact that there are restaurants who only serve avocado on toast (delicious as it may be).  Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: BINARY w/ ‘Commit More Arson’ Album Review & Stream”

Exclusive Premiere: WASTED THEORY Debut ‘Abominatrix’ Video Single Off ‘Second Coming Of Heavy Chapter 9’ via Ripple Music


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

Riff Relevant is quite excited to present an exclusive première of the new track “Abominatrix” from the Mid-Atlantic’s heathen brethren WASTED THEORY. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: WASTED THEORY Debut ‘Abominatrix’ Video Single Off ‘Second Coming Of Heavy Chapter 9’ via Ripple Music”

Exclusive Premiere: SPACETRUCKER Debut ‘Meat Wagon’ Single From Upcoming ‘Smooth Orbit’ Album

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

The St. Louis, Missouri band SPACETRUCKER are sharing details about their upcoming new album ‘Smooth Orbit’, with an added Riff Relevant exclusive première. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: SPACETRUCKER Debut ‘Meat Wagon’ Single From Upcoming ‘Smooth Orbit’ Album”

FOUR ON THE FLOOR #5: JONO GARRETT of MOS GENERATOR & TURBID NORTH – Brendan Burns’ Drummer Spotlight

Mos Generator - The Bowery Ballroom, NY, NY 05/12/2018. Photo: Leanne

(By Brendan Burns of Wasted Theory, Guest Columnist, RiffRelevant.com)

For as long as I can remember, it’s always been about the guitar player or the lead singer.  That lethal concoction of singers and axe-swingers like Page and Plant. Mick and Keith, Tyler and Perry, Daltry and Townsend, the list goes on and on…   Continue reading “FOUR ON THE FLOOR #5: JONO GARRETT of MOS GENERATOR & TURBID NORTH – Brendan Burns’ Drummer Spotlight”

Exclusive Premiere: MR. PLOW Debut ‘Memento’ Single; Details Of Aug. Ripple Music Release ‘Maintain Radio Silence’

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

Exciting news today, as the iconic Texas-based cult band MR. PLOW share details about their long-awaited new album with an added Riff Relevant bonus. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: MR. PLOW Debut ‘Memento’ Single; Details Of Aug. Ripple Music Release ‘Maintain Radio Silence’”

Riff Relevant Interviews: WITCH MOUNTAIN [Video]

(Photo Courtesy Of Will Bouton/FUGO Films)

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

Portland, Oregon’s WITCH MOUNTAIN are a globally revered band in the contemporary age of Doom, one with an extremely loyal following. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: WITCH MOUNTAIN [Video]”

Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH

 


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

Birmingham, Alabama’s BEiTTHEMEANS are one of the most promising acts to arise out of the heavy rock underground, in my opinion anyway. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH”

Exclusive Premiere: KINGNOMAD Debut ‘The Mysterious Agreement’ Single From ‘The Great Nothing’ out 7/6 via Ripple Music


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

RIFF RELEVANT is most pleased to present an exclusive première of the new track “The Mysterious Agreement” from Sweden’s royal heavy roamers KINGNOMAD. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: KINGNOMAD Debut ‘The Mysterious Agreement’ Single From ‘The Great Nothing’ out 7/6 via Ripple Music”

Riff Relevant Interviews: KOBRA PAIGE [Kobra And The Lotus] – By Kira Schlechter; EU. Tour Announcement


(By Kira Schlechter, Guest Contributor / Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

RIFF RELEVANT‘s power metal-appreciator-on-the-go dynamo, Kira Schlechter, recently sat down with the multi-faceted artist KOBRA PAIGE, of Kobra And The Lotus, for some conversation.    Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: KOBRA PAIGE [Kobra And The Lotus] – By Kira Schlechter; EU. Tour Announcement”

Riff Relevant Interviews: HOWLING GIANT [Video]

HOWLING GIANT

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

My enamored enjoyment of the Nashville-based, genre-warping musical entity HOWLING GIANT began a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…    Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: HOWLING GIANT [Video]”

Exclusive Premiere: ‘The Power It Holds’ Official Video From LOWBURN


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

Welcome to Riff Relevant‘s EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE of the brand new official video from LOWBURN, “The Power It Holds“! Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: ‘The Power It Holds’ Official Video From LOWBURN”

HOWLING GIANT-ELECTRIC PHANTOM-VIC CROWN @ Sly Grog In Asheville, N.C. [5/26/18]


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

On Saturday, May 26, 2018, I was able to scratch a top band off of my own personal Bucket List of bands to see live: Nashville, Tennessee’s HOWLING GIANT! Continue reading “HOWLING GIANT-ELECTRIC PHANTOM-VIC CROWN @ Sly Grog In Asheville, N.C. [5/26/18]”

Exclusive Premiere: ‘Vinny Gets Arrested’ From ABOLETH ‘Benthos’ Album [Review]; U.S. Tour Underway


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

I have always thought that if you can remember the exact moment that you first heard a band, and that memory is retained, the band is probably quite significant. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: ‘Vinny Gets Arrested’ From ABOLETH ‘Benthos’ Album [Review]; U.S. Tour Underway”

Exclusive Premiere: THE RED COIL Debut ‘Opium Smokers Room’ Single From Upcoming Argonauta Records Release


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

RIFF RELEVANT presents our exclusive premiere of the new single “Opium Smokers Room” from Italy’s THE RED COIL. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: THE RED COIL Debut ‘Opium Smokers Room’ Single From Upcoming Argonauta Records Release”