UADA Announce N. American ‘The Blood Sand Ash Tour’ w/ PANZERFAUST, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT & BANE

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

Portland, Oregon’s atmospheric black metallers UADA announce the looming launch of a North American live trek, one dubbed “The Blood Sand Ash Tour“. Continue reading “UADA Announce N. American ‘The Blood Sand Ash Tour’ w/ PANZERFAUST, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT & BANE”

GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST To Launch ‘Red, White ‘N Brew’ U.S. Tour This Month [Video Trailer]

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

San Diego’s metal-melding heavy rockers GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST announce the rapidly approaching “Red, White ‘N BrewU.S. Tour 2018. Continue reading “GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST To Launch ‘Red, White ‘N Brew’ U.S. Tour This Month [Video Trailer]”

BRANT BJORK ‘Mankind Woman’ Streaming; N. American & EU. Tours Set

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

Prepare to get excited, as this week will see the arrival of the thirteenth studio album from singer and multi-instrumentalist, BRANT BJORK.   Continue reading “BRANT BJORK ‘Mankind Woman’ Streaming; N. American & EU. Tours Set”

Riff Relevant Interviews: OBITUARY’s Trevor Peres [Video]

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

It’s hard to know where to begin when it comes to addressing the death metal pioneers, and now legends, OBITUARY. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: OBITUARY’s Trevor Peres [Video]”

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS To Release ‘Wasteland’ Album In Oct.; Desert Daze Fest To Be Sole 2018 N. American Show


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

England’s magnificent retro psych rock band UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS announce the upcoming arrival of a new album release. Continue reading “UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS To Release ‘Wasteland’ Album In Oct.; Desert Daze Fest To Be Sole 2018 N. American Show”

IRON REAGAN ‘Dark Days Ahead’ EP Revealed + Track Stream; Sept. Tour Dates

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

RVA’s manic crossover metallers IRON REAGAN will return with a new four-song EP, ‘Dark Days Ahead‘, via Pop Wig Records on October 12th.  Continue reading “IRON REAGAN ‘Dark Days Ahead’ EP Revealed + Track Stream; Sept. Tour Dates”

STONECUTTERS ‘Carved In Time’ Album To Arrive In Nov.; Title Track Stream + Tour Dates


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

Louisville, Kentucky’s genre-melding, metal chaos-mongers STONECUTTERS will return this winter with their fifth studio album. Continue reading “STONECUTTERS ‘Carved In Time’ Album To Arrive In Nov.; Title Track Stream + Tour Dates”

HOLLOW LEG Share Single From Upcoming Album Release; U.S. Tour w/ WITCHKISS In Oct.

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

Florida’s homicidal sonic heavyweights HOLLOW LEG are breaking their silence with some news about the band’s current events. Continue reading “HOLLOW LEG Share Single From Upcoming Album Release; U.S. Tour w/ WITCHKISS In Oct.”

LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR ‘Dragon Eagle Of Chaos’ EP Review & Stream; Scorched Tundra X -THIS Weekend- Only 2018 Show


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

It has been a short three months, actually a bit shy of it, since the exciting news  broke back in May about the studio return of LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR. Continue reading “LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR ‘Dragon Eagle Of Chaos’ EP Review & Stream; Scorched Tundra X -THIS Weekend- Only 2018 Show”

MINSK & ZATOKREV Unite For ‘Bigod’ Split Release + EU. Tour Together

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

U.S. atmospheric sludgers MINSK announce that they have collaborated with Swiss doom metallers ZATOKREV on an upcoming split release. Continue reading “MINSK & ZATOKREV Unite For ‘Bigod’ Split Release + EU. Tour Together”

ALL THEM WITCHES First Single From Sept.’s ‘ATW’ Album; U.S. Headline Tour & Fest Appearances

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

Nashville’s prolific genre-warping entity ALL THEM WITCHES will release a new album next month. Continue reading “ALL THEM WITCHES First Single From Sept.’s ‘ATW’ Album; U.S. Headline Tour & Fest Appearances”

SATYRICON Entire Summer Breeze 2018 Set Shared Via Pro-Shot Video


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

WDR Rockpalast has shared the professionally shot video of the entire SATYRICON live set from the Aug. 15-18th Summer Breeze Festival in Dinkelsbuhl, Germany. Continue reading “SATYRICON Entire Summer Breeze 2018 Set Shared Via Pro-Shot Video”

PRIMUS ‘Pork Soda’ Receiving Vinyl Re-Issue For 25th Anniversary; Fall U.S. Tour Dates

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

The platinum selling 1993 album release from PRIMUS, “Pork Soda“, will receive a new vinyl pressing to be released on November 2nd. Continue reading “PRIMUS ‘Pork Soda’ Receiving Vinyl Re-Issue For 25th Anniversary; Fall U.S. Tour Dates”

UPDATED: MOS GENERATOR Announce ‘Tour Of The Shadowlands’ U.S./Can. Headline Dates; Appearing @ Descendants Of Crom

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

Mos Generator‘s ‘Shadowlands‘ album was released earlier this year through France’s Listenable Records. This trio of heavy rock road dogs is now set to embark on a two-month round of headline tour dates starting next month in support of their ‘Shadowlands‘ release.  Continue reading “UPDATED: MOS GENERATOR Announce ‘Tour Of The Shadowlands’ U.S./Can. Headline Dates; Appearing @ Descendants Of Crom”