Metal God THOR To Issue ‘Beyond The Pain Barrier’ In Aug.; Official Video Premiere

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

Legendary metal god and band Thor have announced their planned triumphant return to the metallic realm with a new studio album.   Continue reading “Metal God THOR To Issue ‘Beyond The Pain Barrier’ In Aug.; Official Video Premiere”

WASTED THEORY – Sign to Argonauta Records; To Play Live Show 9/23 & Desc. of Crom Fest 9/30; Spring Tour Show Photos (Atl. City, NJ)

Wasted Theory
Wasted Theory

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

Argonauta Records is on a rampage lately!  In the wee early hours of this very morning, they announced confirmation of the label’s signing of American Weed Rockers WASTED THEORY, with plans to re-release their much-adored ‘Defenders of the Riff‘ album.  We have some details on that, plus a crop of photos from recent live shows I attended this Spring, and a few other fistfuls of dirt… Continue reading “WASTED THEORY – Sign to Argonauta Records; To Play Live Show 9/23 & Desc. of Crom Fest 9/30; Spring Tour Show Photos (Atl. City, NJ)”

TELEKINETIC YETI – ‘Abominable’ Album Review & Stream, Tour w/WEEDEATER

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

From the rolling plains of Iowa, Telekinetic Yeti‘s most recent release, via Sump Pump Records, has virtually steamrolled into the top slots for many underground heavy music playlists.  Some of us like to let a new release venture its own way.   All you fellow wretches who were blasting other sounds the last few months, let’s take a minute to find out what all that Yeti hoopla is about, shall we?   Continue reading “TELEKINETIC YETI – ‘Abominable’ Album Review & Stream, Tour w/WEEDEATER”

SASQUATCH – Band Interview w/Guest Contrib. John Gist; ‘Maneuvers’ Full Stream; Tour Dates

Sasquatch – Photo By EdkoFuzzPhoto

(By John Gist, Guest Contributor; Edited by Leanne, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

June 2017 brought us a new release ‘Maneuvers , from those heavy lunatics of the forest, Sasquatch.  Today brings us an open conversation with guest contributor John Gist, where the three gents discussed their new tunes, crew, and plans, along with a barrel full of random fun. — Leanne   Continue reading “SASQUATCH – Band Interview w/Guest Contrib. John Gist; ‘Maneuvers’ Full Stream; Tour Dates”

PELICAN Plans US Tour; Support From INTER ARMA & JAYE JAYLE

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

After taking a year or so off the road to work on writing a new album, Chicago progressive metallers Pelican will soon be touring again.   Continue reading “PELICAN Plans US Tour; Support From INTER ARMA & JAYE JAYLE”

ACE FREHLEY: ‘Anomaly Deluxe’ Reissue; Bonus Song Stream & Tour Dates

(Pic Courtesy Of mjk2112)

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

Founding KISS guitarist and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Ace Frehley has announced the imminent re-issue of his 2009 “comeback” album, ‘Anomaly.   Continue reading “ACE FREHLEY: ‘Anomaly Deluxe’ Reissue; Bonus Song Stream & Tour Dates”

WEEDEATER Announces US Tour; TELEKINETIC YETI & BEiTTHEMEANS Supporting Select Dates

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

The Tarheel State’s tarriest, sludgiest favorite sons, Weedeater, have announced another U.S. touring cycle for 2017. The South’s most supreme savages will hit a slew of locations that include appearances at Psycho Las Vegas and Crucial Fest along the way.
Continue reading “WEEDEATER Announces US Tour; TELEKINETIC YETI & BEiTTHEMEANS Supporting Select Dates”

Maryland Doom Fest 2017 – Off Stage & Behind The Scenes Photos from MDDF!

The Maryland Doom Fest

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

Just when our Post-Maryland Doom Fest Depression has finally worn off, I’m going to stir it up again with some antics off-stage in candid photos that I shot during my #4DaysOfDoom in Frederick, MD a couple of weeks ago.

Continue reading “Maryland Doom Fest 2017 – Off Stage & Behind The Scenes Photos from MDDF!”

ARGUS To Release ‘From Fields Of Fire’ This September

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

One of the better bands within the heavy metal underground, metallic doom stalwarts Argus, will return with a new album this fall.   Continue reading “ARGUS To Release ‘From Fields Of Fire’ This September”

THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN Issue ‘The Watchers Nest’ Lyric Video; Playing DESCENDANTS OF CROM Fest In Sept.

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

Heavy rock band The Midnight Ghost Train have just shared a new lyric video for their track “The Watchers Nest“. The cut hails from the band’s upcoming Napalm Records album release ‘Cypress Ave.’, due out on July 28th.   Continue reading “THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN Issue ‘The Watchers Nest’ Lyric Video; Playing DESCENDANTS OF CROM Fest In Sept.”