GENERATION AXE (Vai, Wylde, Malmsteen, Bettencourt, Abasi) To Issue Live Album; Annc. N. American Tour


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

The touring guitar hero collective GENERATION AXESteve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi – announce a live album release. Continue reading “GENERATION AXE (Vai, Wylde, Malmsteen, Bettencourt, Abasi) To Issue Live Album; Annc. N. American Tour”

MIRRORS FOR PSYCHIC WARFARE Annc. Sophomore Release ‘I See What I Became’ [Video Trailer]

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

MIRRORS FOR PSYCHIC WARFARE, the dark experimental, psych-industrial duo of Scott Kelly (Neurosis, Shrinebuilder) and Sanford Parker (Buried At Sea, Minsk), announce their second album. Continue reading “MIRRORS FOR PSYCHIC WARFARE Annc. Sophomore Release ‘I See What I Became’ [Video Trailer]”

EYEHATEGOD & THE OBSESSED Announce U.S. Tour

In what should unquestionably be a highly popular touring trek, two of the underground musical world’s biggest acts are uniting together for a U.S. jaunt. Continue reading “EYEHATEGOD & THE OBSESSED Announce U.S. Tour”

GOATWHORE To Headline 8th Annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour w/ THE CASUALTIES, BLACK TUSK, GREAT AMERICAN GHOST, MORTHEREON, GOZU

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

The 2018 edition of the annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour has been announced and NOLA’s blackened thrashers GOATWHORE will headline the trek. Continue reading “GOATWHORE To Headline 8th Annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour w/ THE CASUALTIES, BLACK TUSK, GREAT AMERICAN GHOST, MORTHEREON, GOZU”

TERROR Share Single From Upcoming ‘Total Retaliation’ Album; Set Tour w/ HARM’S WAY, BACKTRACK, YEAR OF THE KNIFE, CANDY

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

September 28th will see the release of “Total Retaliation” from the Los Angeles based staple of USHC, TERROR. Continue reading “TERROR Share Single From Upcoming ‘Total Retaliation’ Album; Set Tour w/ HARM’S WAY, BACKTRACK, YEAR OF THE KNIFE, CANDY”

ANATHEMA Announce ‘Ambient Acoustic’ UK/EU Mini-Tour

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

The highly revered progressive rock/melodic doom band ANATHEMA announced a short run of acoustic dates set to take place in the United Kingdom and Europe. Continue reading “ANATHEMA Announce ‘Ambient Acoustic’ UK/EU Mini-Tour”

AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates


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

The one man musical monstrosity that is AUTHOR & PUNISHER (aka Tristan Shone) has revealed details of an upcoming sixth album release, “Beastland“. Continue reading “AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

WAY OUT Stream New ‘Arc Of Descent’ EP Release; Live Dates


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

Providence, Rhode Island’s new wave, post-punk, goth rock trio WAY OUT – Derek Knox (guitar / vocals / keys), Anna Wingfield (drums), and Nick Sadler (bass) – have just released a new EP. Continue reading “WAY OUT Stream New ‘Arc Of Descent’ EP Release; Live Dates”

OHHMS And BOSS KELOID Announce Upcoming U.K. Tour

(Photo Courtesy Of Jake Owens)

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

The Kent, U.K.’s progressive sludge band OHHMS announce they will hit the roads of their homeland with direct support from BOSS KELOID this October. Continue reading “OHHMS And BOSS KELOID Announce Upcoming U.K. Tour”

OBITUARY Headline U.S. East Coast Tour w/ EXMORTUS; Set For Inaugural HEAVY MOUNTAIN FEST

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

Long-running Floridian death metal monstrosity OBITUARY have announced plans for an upcoming U.S. East Coast headlining tour. Continue reading “OBITUARY Headline U.S. East Coast Tour w/ EXMORTUS; Set For Inaugural HEAVY MOUNTAIN FEST”

HEADS. Bring ‘Collider’ Tour To U.S. This Month w/ MULTICULT; Official Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Mark Kraemer)

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

The German-Australian noise rock, post-punk unit HEADS. will launch a two week U.S. tour run, to start in just a matter of days from now.  Continue reading “HEADS. Bring ‘Collider’ Tour To U.S. This Month w/ MULTICULT; Official Video”

DYGORA ‘Chambers Of Reflection’ EP Review & Stream; Live Dates Incl. Everloud Japan & UK Slam Fest

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

The U.K.’s DYGORA have independently released their debut EP, “Chambers Of Reflection“, a mere handful of weeks ago. Continue reading “DYGORA ‘Chambers Of Reflection’ EP Review & Stream; Live Dates Incl. Everloud Japan & UK Slam Fest”

MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’

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

Yes, you read that right! November will see “The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018” launch in the United States. Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’”

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Return To Roots On Upcoming ‘STill Cyco Punk After All These Years’ Album; Share Song & Annc. U.S. Tour

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

Venice, California’s long running crossover punk/metal legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have revealed further details of an upcoming album release.  Continue reading “SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Return To Roots On Upcoming ‘STill Cyco Punk After All These Years’ Album; Share Song & Annc. U.S. Tour”

WASTED THEORY New Album ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Pre-Orders Open on Argonauta Records

Cover Art by Bill Kole – Billy Diablo Designs

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

American Weed Rockers Wasted Theory leap forward with Italy’s Argonauta Records to share the details on pre-order information about their third full-length album, ‘Warlords of the New Electric’.     Continue reading “WASTED THEORY New Album ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Pre-Orders Open on Argonauta Records”