TRAUMA Stream ‘The Rage’ Single; Bassist Greg Christian Joins Band


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

Bay Area metal legends Trauma are making a brand new song, ‘The Rage‘, available for streaming via Soundcloud today.     Continue reading “TRAUMA Stream ‘The Rage’ Single; Bassist Greg Christian Joins Band”

THEE IRON HAND (Iron Man, The Hidden Hand, Ironboss, Etc. Members) Live Debut Set; Song Teaser


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

One of the most intriguing recent new band announcements has been that of Thee Iron Hand. The recently revealed new project hosts a cast of musicians from several well known bands including past/present members of Iron Man, The Hidden Hand, Iron Boss, The Obsessed, Lifetime Shitlist and more.   Continue reading “THEE IRON HAND (Iron Man, The Hidden Hand, Ironboss, Etc. Members) Live Debut Set; Song Teaser”

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM To Return With ‘Thrice Woven’; Video Teaser


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

The otherworldly, modern progressive black metal band from the U.S. Pacific Northwest, Wolves In The Throne Room, have announced their imminent return.   Continue reading “WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM To Return With ‘Thrice Woven’; Video Teaser”

HER NAME WAS FIRE Debut ‘Way To Control’ Official Video

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

Lisbon, Portugal-based heavy alternative/desert rock duo Her Name Was Fire are back in the spotlight with a brand new visualizer.   Continue reading “HER NAME WAS FIRE Debut ‘Way To Control’ Official Video”

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]”

UNSANE Share More Details Of Upcoming ‘Sterilize’ Album; Tour Dates

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

NYC’s noise rock kings Unsane have issued further details of their anxiously awaited new studio effort, ‘Sterilize‘.   Continue reading “UNSANE Share More Details Of Upcoming ‘Sterilize’ Album; Tour Dates”

BORIS Share New Song & N. America Tour Dates


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

Japanese alternative/stoner rock band Boris are celebrating their 25th anniversary of existence with a new release.    Continue reading “BORIS Share New Song & N. America Tour Dates”

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”

DEAD LORD ‘In Ignorance We Trust’ Due In August; New Single Streaming

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

Retro rockers Dead Lord will deliver their highly anticipated third studio album ‘In Ignorance We Trust‘ on August 25th. The new effort was was recorded with Ola Ersfjord at Cuervo Recording Service in Madrid, Spain. It will be available as regular jewelcase version, the limited Digipak version (with bonus material and patch), the LP version (180 gram vinyl, special vinyl mastering, inlay and double-sided poster) or the digital download. Continue reading “DEAD LORD ‘In Ignorance We Trust’ Due In August; New Single Streaming”

BROKEN TEETH Are ‘Never Dead’ In New Official Video


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

Austin, Texas’ relentlessly rocking unit Broken Teeth have just unveiled their newest official video for ‘Never Dead‘. The high energy number hails from the band’s new album, 4 On The Floor, released April 21st via David Ellefson/Thom Hazaert’s EMP Label GroupContinue reading “BROKEN TEETH Are ‘Never Dead’ In New Official Video”