TRUCKFIGHTERS Robbed In San Francisco; GoFundMe Launched


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

Örebro, Sweden’s highly popular fuzz / desert rock band Truckfighters were victims of a robbery while in San Francisco, CA this week. The band, who are currently in tour in the U.S. with Mothership, had their van broken into with personal items, including a Macbook Air, merchandise money and more all being stolen.  Continue reading “TRUCKFIGHTERS Robbed In San Francisco; GoFundMe Launched”

Three CULT OF LUNA Releases Getting Limited Vinyl Re-Issues


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

Progressive / experimental metal band Cult Of Luna are preparing to release three of their albums on limited colored vinyl pressings. The band’s 2001 S/T album, its 2003 follow-up, “The Beyond” and 2008’s “Eternal Kingdom” will all arrive before the end of January 2018. Continue reading “Three CULT OF LUNA Releases Getting Limited Vinyl Re-Issues”

UPDATED – DECAPITATED Now Accused Of Gang-Raping Woman


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

The sordid story of this week’s arrest and detainment of Polish metallers Decapitated (prior story here) is growing in severity…  Continue reading “UPDATED – DECAPITATED Now Accused Of Gang-Raping Woman”

DECAPITATED Members Arrested & Detained In The US On Kidnapping Charges


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

According to the Seattle Times, Polish death metallers Decapitated – , Waclaw J. Kieltyka, Rafal T. Piotrowski, and Hubert E. Wiecek – were all arrested this weekend in Santa Ana, California, on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after a concert in Spokane, Washington on August 31st. Continue reading “DECAPITATED Members Arrested & Detained In The US On Kidnapping Charges”

Riot’s Revelation: FREE New Damage Records Summer Sampler (Inc’s Devin Townsend Project, Vattnet, Powerflo, Comeback Kid, Sparrows & More)


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

Okay, like all Riot’s Revelation segments, this is about getting you something you need in some way.  Be it the awareness about a particular band or something else music-related, whatever and today is no different.   Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: FREE New Damage Records Summer Sampler (Inc’s Devin Townsend Project, Vattnet, Powerflo, Comeback Kid, Sparrows & More)”

Heavy Summer Giveaway from Riff Relevant & Salt Of The Earth Records!

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

A Summer of Heavy… music, that is.  We have a special new giveaway for you this week.  Riff Relevant has teamed up with Salt Of The Earth Records to bring you the Heavy Summer Giveaway! Continue reading “Heavy Summer Giveaway from Riff Relevant & Salt Of The Earth Records!”

Remaining PRO-PAIN EU. Tour Dates Cancelled After Robbery & Attempted Murder Of Gary Meskil

Gary Meskil (Pro-Pain/Crumbsuckers)

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

All remaining European tour dates for hardcore metal band Pro-Pain have been cancelled after an incident directed toward bassist/vocalist Gary Meskil. Monday night (July 3rd), Meskil was the victim of a robbery and attempted murder in Brussels, Belgium.  Continue reading “Remaining PRO-PAIN EU. Tour Dates Cancelled After Robbery & Attempted Murder Of Gary Meskil”

RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)

Riff Relevant is seeking additional contributors!  Do you have a way with words?  Are you a music-addicted witty, metalhead who wants to write about their musical drug of choice?  Are you looking to expand your network of music or writing-related opportunities?  Then here is your shot.   Continue reading “RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)”

Robert Trujillo’s 12 Year Old Son To Fill In For KORN’s Fieldy On S.A. Tour

Tye (R) & Robert Trujillo (L)

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Korn‘s bassist Fieldy will be unable to participate in the band’s upcoming South American tour in late April. Never fear though as there is a Trujillo coming to the rescue!

Continue reading “Robert Trujillo’s 12 Year Old Son To Fill In For KORN’s Fieldy On S.A. Tour”

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