THE PRIMALS Issue Debut Album ‘All Love Is True Love’ Via Southern Lord Records [Stream]

(Photo Courtesy Of Chad Fjerstad)

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

THE PRIMALS, the L.A.-based punk/alternative rock band helmed by Darkest Hour’s John Henry, are delivering their début album this week. Continue reading “THE PRIMALS Issue Debut Album ‘All Love Is True Love’ Via Southern Lord Records [Stream]”

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”

Oldschool Sunday: ONESIDEZERO [New Video Teases Band’s Return]


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

In the late Nineties’ rise of alternative rock, grunge, and nu-metal, few bands were able to create their own unique sound, one specific to them and them only. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: ONESIDEZERO [New Video Teases Band’s Return]”

HELMET Summer U.S. Tour Takes Off; Several Dates Supporting BUSH


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

New York alternative/noise rock crew HELMET will launch their latest U.S. summer tour today! Continue reading “HELMET Summer U.S. Tour Takes Off; Several Dates Supporting BUSH”

SANG SARAH Announce Eastern U.S. Mini-Tour In July

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

U.S. underground grunge / alternative psyche rockers SANG SARAH have just unveiled the itinerary of an eastern U.S. mini-tour run set for July. Continue reading “SANG SARAH Announce Eastern U.S. Mini-Tour In July”

FUZZ FORWARD ‘Out Of Nowhere’ Review & Stream


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

I find it quite impressive that Barcelona, Spain’s FUZZ FORWARD only formed in mid-2016 and less than two years later, have just released their debut album. Continue reading “FUZZ FORWARD ‘Out Of Nowhere’ Review & Stream”

CVNT FISTVLA ‘Cream Soda’ EP Review & Stream


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

From Oslo, Norway we have the recorded arrival of CVNT FISTVLA via their newly-released “Cream Soda” EP from Bytte-Bernt Records. Continue reading “CVNT FISTVLA ‘Cream Soda’ EP Review & Stream”

SLOW GREEN THING ‘III’ Review & Stream


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

What thing is slow, green, and moves with deliberate, doom-y paces and deep grooves? Continue reading “SLOW GREEN THING ‘III’ Review & Stream”

SNOW VILLAIN ‘EP 1’ Review; Official Video & Song Streams


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

Meet the future of alternative rock / crossover, the hard-hitting, poignant protagonists of Philly’s SNOW VILLAIN. Continue reading “SNOW VILLAIN ‘EP 1’ Review; Official Video & Song Streams”

L7 Launches PledgeMusic For First New Album In 20 Years; N. American Tour Begins – EU. Tour Next


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

After their sold-out reunion world tour in 2015, seminal punk / alt. rock legends L7 have just embarked upon a new North American tour. Continue reading “L7 Launches PledgeMusic For First New Album In 20 Years; N. American Tour Begins – EU. Tour Next”

KILLING JOKE Announce 40th Anniversary World Tour: ‘Laugh At Your Peril’ In Unison With Career Defining Box Set


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

Big news from one of alternative music’s most unique acts, one that has been a trailblazing entity for at least four decades now, KILLING JOKE. Continue reading “KILLING JOKE Announce 40th Anniversary World Tour: ‘Laugh At Your Peril’ In Unison With Career Defining Box Set”

QUICKSAND And GLASSJAW Announce Summer U.S. Co-Headlining Tour


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

Riding high on their triumphant “comeback” in 2017, NYC alt. rock icons QUICKSAND have announced a U.S. co-headlining tour with GLASSJAW this summer.  Continue reading “QUICKSAND And GLASSJAW Announce Summer U.S. Co-Headlining Tour”

DAPPER DAN ‘Tight Spot’ Review; ‘Hell Or Horses’ Single Streaming


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

The Southeast Kentucky-based, hard fuzz, southern rock and blues band Dapper Dan (gotta love that name, huh, O’ Brother Where Art Thou fans) recently issued their first official studio effort, “Tight Spot“. Continue reading “DAPPER DAN ‘Tight Spot’ Review; ‘Hell Or Horses’ Single Streaming”

DRIVE BY WIRE ‘Spellbound’ Review & Stream


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

The Deventer, Netherlands band Drive By Wire released the spectacular “Spellbound” via Argonauta Records last month (Feb.) and simply put, it’s quite magical, indeed. Continue reading “DRIVE BY WIRE ‘Spellbound’ Review & Stream”