MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day Three 6/25 – Leanne’s Must-See Bands #4

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

We covered the Pre-Fest. We covered Days One and Two. Guess what? Now it’s time for Day Three! Wrapping up Part Four of my series on The Maryland Doom Fest 2017, let’s get this party train through the final stretch of tracks… Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day Three 6/25 – Leanne’s Must-See Bands #4”

CASTLE Announces New Fall Tour; Premieres ‘Black Widow’ Official Video

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

The hard rocking, heavier touring occult entity that is the metallic doom band Castle have announced a new tour (no surprise there).   Continue reading “CASTLE Announces New Fall Tour; Premieres ‘Black Widow’ Official Video”

FIREBALL MINISTRY Announce New LP; Share New Lyric Video


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

Righteous SoCal stoner rockers Fireball Ministry streak into today’s news feed with the announcement of the imminence of their fifth studio release. Continue reading “FIREBALL MINISTRY Announce New LP; Share New Lyric Video”

Pro Vid Of Whitfield Crane (Ugly Kid Joe) & Amy Lee (Evanescence) ‘Cats In The Cradle’ Graspop Duet


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

Evanescence singer Amy Lee joined Ugly Kid Joe and their singer Whitfield Crane for a rousing rendition of the band’s beloved cover of a 1974 classic, Harry Chapin’s ‘Cats In The Cradle‘.   Continue reading “Pro Vid Of Whitfield Crane (Ugly Kid Joe) & Amy Lee (Evanescence) ‘Cats In The Cradle’ Graspop Duet”

CLUTCH Releasing ‘Psychic Rockers From The West Group’ Box Set Next Week


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

Maryland’s most favored rock sons Clutch will release a six-disc set entitled “Psychic Rockers From The West Group” next week on June 23rd.   Continue reading “CLUTCH Releasing ‘Psychic Rockers From The West Group’ Box Set Next Week”

MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day One 6/23 Leanne’s Must-See Bands #2

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

Continuing my run down of ‘must see’ bands performing at this year’s Maryland Doom Festwe bring you to Day One!  Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day One 6/23 Leanne’s Must-See Bands #2”

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Unveil ‘Villains’ Details; New Song & Tour Info


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

Alternative-fueled desert rockers Queens Of The Stone Age have officially revealed the details of their upcoming new studio effort. The band’s seventh record, the nine-song ‘Villains‘, is due to be set loose from Matador Records on August 25th.   Continue reading “QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Unveil ‘Villains’ Details; New Song & Tour Info”

Battle Of The Bays Tour Coming To US: OBITUARY & EXODUS Co-Headline; POWER TRIP & DUST BOLT Support


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

After the successful European version of the Battle Of The Bays Tour (which included Prong), the U.S. edition has been announced.   Continue reading “Battle Of The Bays Tour Coming To US: OBITUARY & EXODUS Co-Headline; POWER TRIP & DUST BOLT Support”

MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day Two 6/24 – Leanne’s Must-See Bands #3

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

With four days before the start of #4DaysOfDoom, we bring you to Part Three of my four-part series on my ‘must see’ bands performing at this year’s Maryland Doom Fest. Today we have MDDF Day Two!

Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day Two 6/24 – Leanne’s Must-See Bands #3”

MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Leanne’s Must-See Bands – Pre-Fest 6/22

MDDF Poster – Illustration: David Paul Seymour with Color/Design: Mark Cruikshank

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

Weekend Pass bought (check), hotel booked (check), job time off approved (check), camera ready (check), road trip mood (check), procrastinating packing (perma-check). I will be attending the Maryland Doom Fest for the first time this year.  Pat Riot stated his musts, now here are mine…  Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Leanne’s Must-See Bands – Pre-Fest 6/22”