Southern Lord Re-Issues WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Classics For Label’s 20th Anniversary; WITTR Confirms N. American – EU Tours w/ BEHEMOTH & AT THE GATES


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

Southern Lord Records are considered one of underground music’s most forward-thinking, trailblazing outlets… and one that celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. Continue reading “Southern Lord Re-Issues WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Classics For Label’s 20th Anniversary; WITTR Confirms N. American – EU Tours w/ BEHEMOTH & AT THE GATES”

AYREON’s ‘Into The Electric Castle’ Receiving 20th Anniversary Re-Issue

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

News arriving today from futuristic, progressive metal act AYREON and its mastermind – Dutch songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer, Arjen Anthony Lucassen. Continue reading “AYREON’s ‘Into The Electric Castle’ Receiving 20th Anniversary Re-Issue”

CROWBAR Announces ‘Odd Fellows Rest’ NOLA Performance; Todd Strange No Longer Touring Bassist


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

Having played the album overseas at this past April’s Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands, CROWBAR announces they will perform their 1998 effort “Odd Fellows Rest”, in the U.S. in honor of its 20th anniversary.  Continue reading “CROWBAR Announces ‘Odd Fellows Rest’ NOLA Performance; Todd Strange No Longer Touring Bassist”

PITCHSHIFTER End Decade Hiatus With 20th Anniversary-Celebrating UK Tour; Invites Bands To Vie For Opening Slot w/ EARTHTONE9

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

After a decade-long hiatus, U.K. industrial metallers PITCHSHIFTER have announced a November 2018 U.K. tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their much-lauded smash record “www.pitchshifter.com“. Continue reading “PITCHSHIFTER End Decade Hiatus With 20th Anniversary-Celebrating UK Tour; Invites Bands To Vie For Opening Slot w/ EARTHTONE9”

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Announces DVD Release For ‘Ocean Machine’ 20th Anniversary Show


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

Just this week, Riff Relevant reported news of the “Eras Part 1” Vinyl Box Set that is upcoming from Devin Townsend [READ] and now we have more news from him. Continue reading “DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Announces DVD Release For ‘Ocean Machine’ 20th Anniversary Show”

BURN THE PRIEST (Lamb Of God) Share Cover Of BIG BLACK’s ‘Kerosene’ As ‘Legion: XX’ Covers LP Nears


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

Lamb Of God, using their pre-L.O.G. alias BURN THE PRIEST, announced they were going to release an album of new recordings last month [read HERE]. Continue reading “BURN THE PRIEST (Lamb Of God) Share Cover Of BIG BLACK’s ‘Kerosene’ As ‘Legion: XX’ Covers LP Nears”

Heavy Psych Sounds To Re-Issue 3 Early NEBULA Classics


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

Late January, 2018 (the 26th to be specific) will mark the 20th Anniversary of the debut release from stoner / psyche icons Nebula, “Let It Burn“. The band, formed by former Fu Manchu members Eddie Glass and Ruben Romano, began their lysergic-fueled sonic trip right there. In the years since, Nebula have issued one well-received outing after another, some of the best, premiere psyche/fuzz music of all time. Continue reading “Heavy Psych Sounds To Re-Issue 3 Early NEBULA Classics”

PARADISE LOST To Re-Issue ‘One Second’ For 20th Anniversary In July


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

The UK’s atmospheric doom legends Paradise Lost have announced the will be re-issuing a 20th Anniversary special edition of their ‘One Second‘ album.   Continue reading “PARADISE LOST To Re-Issue ‘One Second’ For 20th Anniversary In July”

TODAY IS THE DAY Announce ‘Temple Of The Morning Star’ 20th Anniversary Tour

Extreme musical assassins Today Is The Day have announced they will undertake a North American tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their ‘Temple Of The Morning Star‘ album.   Continue reading “TODAY IS THE DAY Announce ‘Temple Of The Morning Star’ 20th Anniversary Tour”

TODAY IS THE DAY Release ‘Temple Of The Morning Star’ Acoustic Version Video

Legendary extreme experimental band Today Is The Day have released a video for their acoustic version of the classic ‘Temple Of The Morning Star‘ song. The title track is featured on the recent 20th anniversary edition of the album of the same name. Continue reading “TODAY IS THE DAY Release ‘Temple Of The Morning Star’ Acoustic Version Video”

SKINLAB Prep For ‘Bound, Gagged And Blindfolded’ 20th Anniversary Shows & Tour


West Coast thrashers Skinlab have revealed plans for their first touring trek in seven years, one that will follow a series of shows for the 20th anniversary of their landmark ‘Bound, Gagged And Blindfolded‘ album.   Continue reading “SKINLAB Prep For ‘Bound, Gagged And Blindfolded’ 20th Anniversary Shows & Tour”