RED MESA ‘The Devil And The Desert’ Album Review & Stream

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

It has been four long years since Albuquerque, New Mexico’s RED MESA graced us with their phenomenal S/T début back in 2014. Continue reading “RED MESA ‘The Devil And The Desert’ Album Review & Stream”

VOIVOD Unveil Details Of New Album ‘The Wake’; Premiere Official Video + Ltd. Run 7″ EP

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

As recently reported HERE at Riff Relevant, the Canadian sci-fi progressive metallers VOIVOD are gearing up to release a new full-length album. Continue reading “VOIVOD Unveil Details Of New Album ‘The Wake’; Premiere Official Video + Ltd. Run 7″ EP”

WRONG Open Up In ‘Gape’ Official Video As Eastern U.S. Tour Launches

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

WRONG, the Miami, FL based band with a Nineties’ noise / Alt. Rock sound, have premiered a new official video, “Gape“. Continue reading “WRONG Open Up In ‘Gape’ Official Video As Eastern U.S. Tour Launches”

FUTURE USSES (Intronaut, Bereft, Etc. Members) Reveal Details Of Debut; Song Streaming


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

Sacha Dunable (Intronaut, Bereft, Graviton) has, at long last, officially launched his long-gestating project, FUTURE USSESContinue reading “FUTURE USSES (Intronaut, Bereft, Etc. Members) Reveal Details Of Debut; Song Streaming”

EL ROJO ’16 Inches Radial’ EP Review & Stream

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

From Morano Calabro, Italy comes EL ROJO and their recently released “16 Inches Radial” EP. Continue reading “EL ROJO ’16 Inches Radial’ EP Review & Stream”

LáGoon ‘L’affaire des Poisons’ EP Review & Stream

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

Coming quickly on the heels of their Grim Ripper album release [Review] back in March, Portland’s LáGoon are back with a new EP. Continue reading “LáGoon ‘L’affaire des Poisons’ EP Review & Stream”

ZAUM Announces Canadian Tour Dates w/ FIREBREATHER


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

Abstract metaphysical audio manipulators ZAUM will undertake some live Canadian dates in Ontario and Quebec, beginning next month (August). Continue reading “ZAUM Announces Canadian Tour Dates w/ FIREBREATHER”

DOLLAR LLAMA Ignites ‘Stagefires’ Official Video

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

The Portuguese southern metal machine DOLLAR LLAMA have premiered their latest official video, “Stagefires“. Continue reading “DOLLAR LLAMA Ignites ‘Stagefires’ Official Video”

HER HIGHNESS / VANTA Split EP Review & Stream [NYP Item]


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

From Hungary with Sludge, times two, comes a four-song Split EP offering from the bands HER HIGHNESS and VANTA. Continue reading “HER HIGHNESS / VANTA Split EP Review & Stream [NYP Item]”

WISDOM IN CHAINS Premiere ‘Already Dead’ Video, Share Pre-Release Stream Of New Album

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

Stroudsburg, PA’s metallic hardcore mashers WISDOM IN CHAINS have landed a throttling double whammy of new music items today. Continue reading “WISDOM IN CHAINS Premiere ‘Already Dead’ Video, Share Pre-Release Stream Of New Album”

REVOCATION Reveal ‘The Outer Ones’ Album Details; Premiere Official Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Alex Morgan)

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

The modern thrash metallers in Boston’s REVOCATION have revealed details of the band’s upcoming Metal Blade Records release, “The Outer Ones“. Continue reading “REVOCATION Reveal ‘The Outer Ones’ Album Details; Premiere Official Video”

THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates


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

Iceland’s THE VINTAGE CARAVAN will return with their highly-anticipated fourth studio album next month. Continue reading “THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates”

DAUGHTERS Return With New Song; Sign w/ Ipecac Recordings + Tour Dates

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

After a noticeable absence since 2010, Providence, R.I.’s noise rockers DAUGHTERS have resurfaced and are bringing some welcome news with them. Continue reading “DAUGHTERS Return With New Song; Sign w/ Ipecac Recordings + Tour Dates”

THE AGE OF TRUTH – ‘Threshold’ Now Available on Ltd. Edit. Vinyl via Kozmik Artifactz

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

Earlier this year, Halsey reviewed THE AGE OF TRUTH‘s début full length, ‘Threshold‘, plus had a fairly hilarious interview with a couple of those Philly boys [HERE]. We’ve mentioned before that ‘Threshold‘ would be available from Kozmik Artifactz at some point. That point is now!

Continue reading “THE AGE OF TRUTH – ‘Threshold’ Now Available on Ltd. Edit. Vinyl via Kozmik Artifactz”