HOWLING GIANT Share Cover From Upcoming PINK FLOYD Tribute; Schedule May U.S. East Coast Tour


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

Nashville’s critically-acclaimed psyche / space rock band HOWLING GIANT have contributed a Pink Floyd cover to a tribute compilation coming from Magnetic Eye Records. Continue reading “HOWLING GIANT Share Cover From Upcoming PINK FLOYD Tribute; Schedule May U.S. East Coast Tour”

GYGAX To Support LIGHT THIS CITY On Upcoming West Coast Trek

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

GYGAX, the band born out of the ashes of Gypsyhawk, have announced they will be supporting Light This City on an upcoming West Coast trek. Continue reading “GYGAX To Support LIGHT THIS CITY On Upcoming West Coast Trek”

CLUTCH Reveals Title Of New Studio Album & Tentative Release Date


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

Unless you’ve been dwelling under a rock out in the middle of nowhere, you are aware that CLUTCH have been working on a new studio album.  Continue reading “CLUTCH Reveals Title Of New Studio Album & Tentative Release Date”

FOTOCRIME Share Details Of Full-Length Debut ‘Principle Of Pain’; Stream New Song + Tour Dates

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

One of the more unique, interesting bands to surface in the last couple years, one with ties to my old Kentucky home, unveil details of their debut full-length. Continue reading “FOTOCRIME Share Details Of Full-Length Debut ‘Principle Of Pain’; Stream New Song + Tour Dates”

FIRE IN THE MOUNTAINS Festival Final Roster Announced; Includes WOVENHAND, WAYFARER, PANOPTICON, KRALLICE & More


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

The Rocky Mountains-based outdoor metal gathering FIRE IN THE MOUNTAINS Festival has expanded beyond its DIY roots into an official two-day event this summer, announcing the remaining bands for the festival’s complete lineup. Continue reading “FIRE IN THE MOUNTAINS Festival Final Roster Announced; Includes WOVENHAND, WAYFARER, PANOPTICON, KRALLICE & More”

HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates


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

Haggard Cat, the U.K.-based duo featuring Matt Reynolds and Tom Marsh from the band Heck, have just dropped their debut album, “Challenger“. Continue reading “HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates”

SCORPIONS Announce 4 U.S. Shows With QUEENSRŸCHE During ‘Crazy World Tour’


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

Legendary German rockers Scorpions have updated their ongoing Crazy World Tour itinerary with the announcement of four special U.S. shows. Continue reading “SCORPIONS Announce 4 U.S. Shows With QUEENSRŸCHE During ‘Crazy World Tour’”

KHEMMIS Begins Pre-Order For ‘Desolation’ Album; Debut New Official Video + Live Dates

(Photo By Alvino Salcedo/Pale With Decay)

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

The Colorado-based progressive doom band KHEMMIS have revealed details of their upcoming album release, “Desolation“. Continue reading “KHEMMIS Begins Pre-Order For ‘Desolation’ Album; Debut New Official Video + Live Dates”

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”

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

(Photo Courtesy Of Trevor Richards)

(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”

NEW ENGLAND STONER AND DOOM FESTIVAL Schedule & Set Times Announced; GOZU Now Added


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

As we now inch to just a matter of days away from the highly-anticipated NEW ENGLAND STONER AND DOOM FESTIVAL this coming weekend, April 20th & 21st, there is up-to-the-minute news being announced. Continue reading “NEW ENGLAND STONER AND DOOM FESTIVAL Schedule & Set Times Announced; GOZU Now Added”

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”

REPENTANCE Reveal Vocalist Selection – Robby J. Fonts (Stuck Mojo) – As Live Debut Nears


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

REPENTANCE
, the new project featuring past / present members of Broken Hope, SOiL, 4ARM, Dirge Within and more, have unveiled the identity of their vocalist. Continue reading “REPENTANCE Reveal Vocalist Selection – Robby J. Fonts (Stuck Mojo) – As Live Debut Nears”

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”