ASG To Return With ‘Survive Sunrise’ Album In June [Title Track Stream]; To Headline U.S. Tour Supported By LO-PAN & BEITTHEMEANS


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

It has been half a decade, a whole five long years since a full-length studio album arrived from North Carolina’s most incredible ASG. Continue reading “ASG To Return With ‘Survive Sunrise’ Album In June [Title Track Stream]; To Headline U.S. Tour Supported By LO-PAN & BEITTHEMEANS”

‘Chasing Dragons’ Official Video From WHITE WIZZARD Debuts


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

Classic power metal band WHITE WIZZARD have debuted their latest official video, “Chasing Dragons“. Continue reading “‘Chasing Dragons’ Official Video From WHITE WIZZARD Debuts”

HOREHOUND Re-Issues S/T Album; Includes First-Time Colored Vinyl + Live Dates

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

Two years to the very day of its original 2016 release, this Friday, April 20th will see the re-issue of the self-titled debut album from Pittsburgh psych-doom / sludge band HOREHOUND. Continue reading “HOREHOUND Re-Issues S/T Album; Includes First-Time Colored Vinyl + Live Dates”

DARK BUDDHA RISING ‘II’ EP Pre-Release Stream; Conceptual Set w/ Oranssi Pazuzu As WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA @ Roadburn


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

The Finnish psychedelic doom practitioners DARK BUDDHA RISING will drop their latest collection of ritualized riffs, the “II” EP, this Friday, April 20th. Continue reading “DARK BUDDHA RISING ‘II’ EP Pre-Release Stream; Conceptual Set w/ Oranssi Pazuzu As WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA @ Roadburn”

Pre-Order For KING DIAMOND ‘Abigail’-‘Fatal Portrait’-‘Them’ Picture Discs Launched

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

May 18th will be the date that Metal Blade Records has set to release their Picture Disc re-issues of three classic albums from KING DIAMOND. Continue reading “Pre-Order For KING DIAMOND ‘Abigail’-‘Fatal Portrait’-‘Them’ Picture Discs Launched”

COFFIN ROT Share Stream Of Newly Released S/T Demo


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

Portland, Oregon’s COFFIN ROT have just unleashed their debut release, a self-titled Demo that arrived through Rotted Life Records on April 13th. Continue reading “COFFIN ROT Share Stream Of Newly Released S/T Demo”

DEAFHEAVEN Return With ‘Honeycomb’ Single & Video; Announce New Member

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

Progressive extreme metallers DEAFHEAVEN have shared a new single titled “Honeycomb“, along with its official video. Continue reading “DEAFHEAVEN Return With ‘Honeycomb’ Single & Video; Announce New Member”

New THUNDERCHIEF Single (Featuring ATP / Backwoods Payback’s ERIK LARSON); Tour w/ CURSUS Nears


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

The blackened crust / doom rising from RVA known as THUNDERCHIEF have resurfaced with a new single, “Stone House“. Continue reading “New THUNDERCHIEF Single (Featuring ATP / Backwoods Payback’s ERIK LARSON); Tour w/ CURSUS Nears”

RUSH ‘2112’ Available On Limited Edition Blue Vinyl LP


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

2112“, the landmark classic album from RUSH that many consider the band’s breakthrough release, is being made available as a must-have item for fans. Continue reading “RUSH ‘2112’ Available On Limited Edition Blue Vinyl LP”

CANDLEMASS To Release ‘House Of Doom’ EP In May; Band Launches Online Game


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

Legendary doom metal icons CANDLEMASS recently broke ground into a new, modern venture related to the rise of online gaming. Continue reading “CANDLEMASS To Release ‘House Of Doom’ EP In May; Band Launches Online Game”

RED DEVIL VORTEX Proclaim ‘Something Has To Die’ With Upcoming EP’s Title Track Video


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

The L.A.-based metal / hard rock band RED DEVIL VORTEX have issued the official video for their upcoming EP release’s title track. Continue reading “RED DEVIL VORTEX Proclaim ‘Something Has To Die’ With Upcoming EP’s Title Track Video”

WREATH OF TONGUES ‘Like Rats’ EP Review & Stream; Live Dates

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

I don’t know why but Friday, The 13th seems like a great date to release particularly heavy music upon and New York’s Wreath Of Tongues did just that. Continue reading “WREATH OF TONGUES ‘Like Rats’ EP Review & Stream; Live Dates”

TRAUMA Unveils ‘As The World Dies’ Album Details; Sign Distro Deal With The Orchard


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

Reformed San Francisco thrash metal act TRAUMA have revealed details of their upcoming new studio release, “As The World Dies“. Continue reading “TRAUMA Unveils ‘As The World Dies’ Album Details; Sign Distro Deal With The Orchard”

HÄLLAS Premiere ‘Astral Seer’ Official Video; Live Dates + New Merch Items


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

Swedish folk-infused progressive rockers Hällas have just premiered their new official video, “Astral Seer“. Continue reading “HÄLLAS Premiere ‘Astral Seer’ Official Video; Live Dates + New Merch Items”

RAW IN SECT Issue ‘Arena’ Official Video From Upcoming ‘Kitro’ Album


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

Groundbreaking Grecian progressive metal / rock band RAW IN SECT have unveiled their official video for the song “Arena“. Continue reading “RAW IN SECT Issue ‘Arena’ Official Video From Upcoming ‘Kitro’ Album”