ASG Wield Electric Wonder With ‘Lightning Song’ Official Video; Unleash New Record ‘Survive Sunrise’


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

North Carolina’s thick riff driven sonic manipulators ASG are currently dropping hard rock armaments all over the place. Continue reading “ASG Wield Electric Wonder With ‘Lightning Song’ Official Video; Unleash New Record ‘Survive Sunrise’”

-( 16 )- And PRIMITIVE MAN Announce EU. Tour

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

Two of the heaviest monstrosities in the sludge underworld, -(16)- and PRIMITIVE MAN, will unite for a European tour run this Aug. – Sept. Continue reading “-( 16 )- And PRIMITIVE MAN Announce EU. Tour”

KAL-EL New Full-Length Performance Video ‘Still Here After 5 Years’


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

In recent years, Norway’s KAL-EL have become one of the more respected names in the realm of underground stoner rock. Continue reading “KAL-EL New Full-Length Performance Video ‘Still Here After 5 Years’”

WE ARE SENTINELS – Reveal Debut Details [New Project w/ Matt Barlow (Ex-Iced Earth)]

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

WE ARE SENTINELS is the new project of former Iced Earth / current Ashes Of Ares vocalist Matt Barlow and keyboardist and pianist Jonah Weingarten (Teramaze, Pyramaze). Continue reading “WE ARE SENTINELS – Reveal Debut Details [New Project w/ Matt Barlow (Ex-Iced Earth)]”

Video Of Sacramento Set From FLOTSAM & JETSAM Shared Via Capital Chaos TV

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

Capital Chaos TV has shared video of the entire June 12th performance from FLOTSAM & JETSAM at Holy Diver in Sacramento, California. Continue reading “Video Of Sacramento Set From FLOTSAM & JETSAM Shared Via Capital Chaos TV”

ZAO – Stream Remastered ’95 Debut ‘All Else Failed’ As Physical Formats Arrive; Sept. Tour Dates


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

Long running metalcore extremists ZAO are sharing an advance stream of their newly remastered 1995 debut, “All Else Failed“. Continue reading “ZAO – Stream Remastered ’95 Debut ‘All Else Failed’ As Physical Formats Arrive; Sept. Tour Dates”

THAL (w/ Guest Sophie Steff) Premiere ‘Her Gods Demand War’ Visualizer


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

Ohio-based heavyweights THAL (The Heathens Are Loose) have just dropped a new visualizer for their song “Her Gods Demand War“. Continue reading “THAL (w/ Guest Sophie Steff) Premiere ‘Her Gods Demand War’ Visualizer”

New Round Of KING DIAMOND Pic Disc Vinyl Reissues To Include ‘In Concert 1987: Abigail’, ‘The Spider’s Lullabye’ & ‘The Graveyard’


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

As the ongoing series of picture disc vinyl re-issues of KING DIAMOND classic albums continues from Metal Blade Records, we have news of the next trilogy to receive the treatment. Continue reading “New Round Of KING DIAMOND Pic Disc Vinyl Reissues To Include ‘In Concert 1987: Abigail’, ‘The Spider’s Lullabye’ & ‘The Graveyard’”

BEGAT THE NEPHILIM ‘I: The Surreptitious Prophecy / Mother Of The Blasphemy’ Streaming; Record Release Show + July Tour


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

Arriving this Friday, June 15th, from Unholy Anarchy Records is the debut album from BEGAT THE NEPHILIM titled “I: The Surreptitious Prophecy / Mother Of The Blasphemy“.  Continue reading “BEGAT THE NEPHILIM ‘I: The Surreptitious Prophecy / Mother Of The Blasphemy’ Streaming; Record Release Show + July Tour”

KREATOR & DIMMU BORGIR Uniting For EU. Co-Headline Tour; HATEBREED & BLOODBATH Supporting


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

In yet further defining proof that metal is a much more widely-embraced thing in the Olde Country, comes the following: Continue reading “KREATOR & DIMMU BORGIR Uniting For EU. Co-Headline Tour; HATEBREED & BLOODBATH Supporting”

BLACK STONE CHERRY Announce Dec. U.K. Tour w/ THE CADILLAC THREE & MONSTER TRUCK


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

Kentucky’s southern rock ‘n blues band BLACK STONE CHERRY have just announced a planned U.K. tour set for this December. Continue reading “BLACK STONE CHERRY Announce Dec. U.K. Tour w/ THE CADILLAC THREE & MONSTER TRUCK”

HAUNTED Premiere ‘Mourning Sun’ Official Video From New Release ‘Dayburner’

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

As the latest recording from international psyche-doom unit HAUNTED arrives, “Dayburner“, the band is also premiering a new official video. Continue reading “HAUNTED Premiere ‘Mourning Sun’ Official Video From New Release ‘Dayburner’”

REGIONAL JUSTICE CENTER Share ‘World Of Inconvenience’ Pre-Release Album Stream; Live Dates

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

Regional Justice Center is the project of Ian Shelton, who plays almost every instrument on the new album “World Of Inconvenience“. Continue reading “REGIONAL JUSTICE CENTER Share ‘World Of Inconvenience’ Pre-Release Album Stream; Live Dates”