HOWLING GIANT Schedule ‘Arcane Ritual’ Tour To & From PSYCHO LAS VEGAS

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

The interplanetary, genre-warping metallists from Nashville, HOWLING GIANT, have unveiled the itinerary of a new U.S. touring trek. Continue reading “HOWLING GIANT Schedule ‘Arcane Ritual’ Tour To & From PSYCHO LAS VEGAS”

GWAR & HATEBREED Co-Headline ‘Gore, Core, Metal & More Tour’ w/ RINGWORM, MISS MAY I, AMERICAN SHARKS

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

Just in time for Halloween, mid-October will see the launch of a new tour being co-headlined by GWAR and HATEBREED. Continue reading “GWAR & HATEBREED Co-Headline ‘Gore, Core, Metal & More Tour’ w/ RINGWORM, MISS MAY I, AMERICAN SHARKS”

OBITUARY Offering Vinyl Formats Of S/T & Live EP; EU. Tour w/ SLAYER, ANTHRAX, LAMB OF GOD


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

Legendary Floridian death metal pioneers OBITUARY are sharing news today about a pair of their releases receiving vinyl LP pressings. Continue reading “OBITUARY Offering Vinyl Formats Of S/T & Live EP; EU. Tour w/ SLAYER, ANTHRAX, LAMB OF GOD”

SONICBLAST MOLEDO Festival Confirms Line Up – Including EARTHLESS, KADAVAR, UFOMAMMUT, NEBULA, CAUSA SUI & More


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

The complete roster of acts scheduled to perform at the eighth annual SONICBLAST MOLEDO Festival in Portugal this year has been announced. Continue reading “SONICBLAST MOLEDO Festival Confirms Line Up – Including EARTHLESS, KADAVAR, UFOMAMMUT, NEBULA, CAUSA SUI & More”

YEAR OF THE COBRA Signs With Prophecy Productions; Announces U.S. Tour


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

The remarkable, multi-genre melding duo of stoner doom and more, YEAR OF THE COBRA, have some newly unveiled news items to share. Continue reading “YEAR OF THE COBRA Signs With Prophecy Productions; Announces U.S. Tour”

GREEN DEATH Back With ‘Hallowmass’ This October [Video Teaser]; Live Dates

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

Des Moines, Iowa’s crossover collective, GREEN DEATH, will make their return to the public arena with their third studio album this fall.  Continue reading “GREEN DEATH Back With ‘Hallowmass’ This October [Video Teaser]; Live Dates”

DANZIG 30th Anniversary Fall U.S. Mini-Tour; Venom Inc, Power Trip, Mutoid Man Supporting

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

DANZIG has announced plans to celebrate the band’s 30th anniversary this fall with a U.S. mini-tour. Continue reading “DANZIG 30th Anniversary Fall U.S. Mini-Tour; Venom Inc, Power Trip, Mutoid Man Supporting”

SWORN ENEMY ‘As Real As It Gets’ First Ever Vinyl Release For 15th Anniversary; Tour Celebrating Milestone Launches

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

U.S.H.C. heavyweights SWORN ENEMY have revealed further plans to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their 2003 milestone release, “As Real As It Gets“. Continue reading “SWORN ENEMY ‘As Real As It Gets’ First Ever Vinyl Release For 15th Anniversary; Tour Celebrating Milestone Launches”

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY 2nd Leg of U.S. Tour w/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & Others + Fall U.K. Dates


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

We have some updates to the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY upcoming (hopefully never-ending) 2018 tour run! Continue reading “CORROSION OF CONFORMITY 2nd Leg of U.S. Tour w/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & Others + Fall U.K. Dates”

WHITENAILS To Support WHORES. / BLACK TUSK Co-Headline U.S. Tour; Incl. RPM Fest & Others

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

Canadian heavy cosmic rockers WHITENAILS have announced an imminent U.S. touring cycle they will be participating on. Continue reading “WHITENAILS To Support WHORES. / BLACK TUSK Co-Headline U.S. Tour; Incl. RPM Fest & Others”

Entire Set From CARNIVORE A.D. At HellFest 2018 [Video]

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

Back in August 2017, Riff Relevant reported news [HERE] on the return of classic crossover act Carnivore as CARNIVORE A.D. Continue reading “Entire Set From CARNIVORE A.D. At HellFest 2018 [Video]”

Entire EXHORDER Performance At HellFest 2018 Streaming [Video]

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

Reactivated southern groove metal/thrash legends EXHORDER recently performed at HellFest 2018 in Clisson, France. Continue reading “Entire EXHORDER Performance At HellFest 2018 Streaming [Video]”

THROAT To Release ‘Bareback’ Via Svart Records In Aug.; Premiere Official Video + U.S. Tour Dates


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

Finnish noise/alternative rockers THROAT have unveiled the details of their upcoming sophomore album release, “Bareback“. Continue reading “THROAT To Release ‘Bareback’ Via Svart Records In Aug.; Premiere Official Video + U.S. Tour Dates”

BLACKTOP MOJO Announce Second Leg Of North American Tour; Issue Video For ‘Dreams’ (Fleetwood Mac) Cover

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

Southern Fried Texas boogie ‘n blues-rock band BLACKTOP MOJO have shared plans for the second leg of their ongoing North American Tour. Continue reading “BLACKTOP MOJO Announce Second Leg Of North American Tour; Issue Video For ‘Dreams’ (Fleetwood Mac) Cover”