SEPTAGON Detail Upcoming Cruz Del Sur Music Release ‘Apocalyptic Rhymes’; Debut Lyric Video

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

German power metallers SEPTAGON have unveiled the details for their upcoming sophomore full-length album release. Continue reading “SEPTAGON Detail Upcoming Cruz Del Sur Music Release ‘Apocalyptic Rhymes’; Debut Lyric Video”

ZAO Share Single From Upcoming Split w/ YASHIRA; Both Joined By THE ATLAS MOTH On Sept. Tour


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

Long running underground metalcore mavens ZAO have teamed up with YASHIRA on a new split 7″ EP to be issued via Mind Over Matter Records. Continue reading “ZAO Share Single From Upcoming Split w/ YASHIRA; Both Joined By THE ATLAS MOTH On Sept. Tour”

Steven Wilson ‘Home Invasion: In Concert At The Royal Albert Hall’ Film Due In November [Video Trailer]

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

STEVEN WILSON is a world recognized songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician, producer, and much, much more. Continue reading “Steven Wilson ‘Home Invasion: In Concert At The Royal Albert Hall’ Film Due In November [Video Trailer]”

JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set Reissue [Video Trailer]

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

One of the most iconic albums in the history of rock and roll, the JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE‘s 1968 offering, ‘Electric Ladyland‘, reaches its 50th anniversary this year. Continue reading “JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set Reissue [Video Trailer]”

PRAISE THE PLAGUE Share ‘Antagonist’ Debut Stream


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

This past Friday, September 14th, saw the German band PRAISE THE PLAGUE unleash their six song début, ‘Antagonist‘, via Black Omega Recordings. Continue reading “PRAISE THE PLAGUE Share ‘Antagonist’ Debut Stream”

Oldschool Sunday: FIFTH ANGEL – First New Album In Nearly 30 Years; Premiere Lyric Video

FIFTH ANGEL (Then)

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

The origins of Bellevue, Washington’s FIFTH ANGEL date back to the band’s founding in 1983. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: FIFTH ANGEL – First New Album In Nearly 30 Years; Premiere Lyric Video”

JESUS PIECE Taking Live Mission To Japan For December Tour

(Photo Courtesy Of Amy Ha)

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

Philadelphia’s brutal band of decimating sonic savagery, JESUS PIECE, are taking their traveling road show of PAHC to the land of the rising sun. Continue reading “JESUS PIECE Taking Live Mission To Japan For December Tour”

ORBITAL JUNCTION S/T EP Review & Stream; U.K. Tour Dates

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

I am someone that obviously enjoys a kick ass rock band, especially one that unleashes an album that absolutely impresses me right from the start.    Continue reading “ORBITAL JUNCTION S/T EP Review & Stream; U.K. Tour Dates”

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

(Photo Courtesy Of Cody Ålund)

(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”

ABHORRENCE Return With EP Via Svart Records; First New Record Since 1991 [Stream]

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

This past Friday, September 14th, saw a truly impressive event occur when Finland’s ABHORRENCE returned with their first new recording in 27 years! Continue reading “ABHORRENCE Return With EP Via Svart Records; First New Record Since 1991 [Stream]”

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]”

NIBIRU First-Ever U.K. Headline Tour Set For October; Live Performance Video


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

The Italian, ritualistic, psych-sludge entity NIBIRU announce their very first headline tour of the United Kingdom.  Continue reading “NIBIRU First-Ever U.K. Headline Tour Set For October; Live Performance Video”

FLOOD PEAK ‘Plagued By Sufferers’ Album Review & Stream


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

By this time, it is an obvious observation that the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. has birthed a genre of metal that’s pretty much exclusive to the region. Continue reading “FLOOD PEAK ‘Plagued By Sufferers’ Album Review & Stream”

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”