CLUTCH New Album ‘Book Of Bad Decisions’ Out 9/7/18; Pre-orders On Sale TODAY; New Single ‘Gimme The Keys’


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

If you know anything about me, you know I’ve been a massive fan of Clutch for nearly half my life, starting around 1994. I’ve seen them perform live more than any other band on my long list of shows, and seem to enjoy the ever-living-hell out of most every release they’ve put out.  I simply like this damned band. Continue reading “CLUTCH New Album ‘Book Of Bad Decisions’ Out 9/7/18; Pre-orders On Sale TODAY; New Single ‘Gimme The Keys’”

VISION OF DISORDER ‘Imprint’ To Receive Colored Vinyl Release

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

We recently reported [HERE] that several classic Roadrunner Records titles were getting the vinyl LP release treatment, including Vision Of Disorder‘s 1996 self-titled album. Continue reading “VISION OF DISORDER ‘Imprint’ To Receive Colored Vinyl Release”

Past Roadrunner Records Titles Getting Vinyl Treatments Including AMEN, MACHINEHEAD, VISION OF DISORDER & MADBALL


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

Some choice record releases from Roadrunner Records‘ past catalog are getting vinyl LP treatments, some for their very first time ever, from Music On Vinyl. Continue reading “Past Roadrunner Records Titles Getting Vinyl Treatments Including AMEN, MACHINEHEAD, VISION OF DISORDER & MADBALL”

OVERKILL To Release ‘Live In Overhausen’ 2CD/2DVD Set Via Nuclear Blast In May; Premiere ‘Hammerhead’ Live Video


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

New Jersey’s legendary thrashmongers OVERKILL have announced that they will release their “Live In Overhausen” 2CD/2DVD package on May 18th, via Nuclear Blast. Continue reading “OVERKILL To Release ‘Live In Overhausen’ 2CD/2DVD Set Via Nuclear Blast In May; Premiere ‘Hammerhead’ Live Video”

IRON REAGAN / GATECREEPER Split Coming; Each Streams New Song As Both Prep January Tours


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

RVA’s crossover alchemists Iron Reagan and Arizona death metallers Gatecreeper have united for a new split album release.    Continue reading “IRON REAGAN / GATECREEPER Split Coming; Each Streams New Song As Both Prep January Tours”

GREENBEARD Announces New Bassist Jeff Klein; ‘Lödarödböl’ EU Release via Kozmik Artifactz; Tour Plans for 2018

Greenbeard (Photo by Holly Gee of Static Stills)
Greenbeard (Photo by Holly Gee of Static Stills)

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

Greenbeard has tackled quite a bit over the last year.  They’ve toured, released a new record ‘Lödarödböl‘ in July, promoted, toured again, played festivals, and toured yet again, all while keeping that road bowl loaded and burning an eternal flame.    Continue reading “GREENBEARD Announces New Bassist Jeff Klein; ‘Lödarödböl’ EU Release via Kozmik Artifactz; Tour Plans for 2018”

SONIC PROPHECY Unveil ‘Savage Gods’ Album Details; Debut ‘Night Terror’ Visualizer


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

Salt Lake City’s savagely metallic slayers Sonic Prophecy are poised to unleash their third full length Savage Gods via Rockshots Records on January 19, 2018.   Continue reading “SONIC PROPHECY Unveil ‘Savage Gods’ Album Details; Debut ‘Night Terror’ Visualizer”

GREENBEARD confirmed as SXSW 2018 Showcase Performer; Dates for WINTER TOUR ’17 supporting LÖDARÖDBÖL release

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

Austin, Texas trio Greenbeard has been announced as an Official Music Showcase Performing Artist for South By Southwest 2018.  The band will also embark on a sixteen date “Winter Tour 2017″ beginning next week on November 4th, in support of their recent Lödarödböl release.    Continue reading “GREENBEARD confirmed as SXSW 2018 Showcase Performer; Dates for WINTER TOUR ’17 supporting LÖDARÖDBÖL release”

THE AGE OF TRUTH Announce Debut ‘THRESHOLD’ w/FULL STREAM; Sign w/KOZMIK ARTIFACTZ Label

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

The Age Of Truth present their debut full-length album, Threshold, with official release on November 1, 2017.  Since I wrote this press release, I’m not going to add much else.  Okay, maybe one thing… this album is destroying my mind.  It’s just that damned good.  These gents have produced one finely tuned, beautiful work of musical creativity here.   Continue reading “THE AGE OF TRUTH Announce Debut ‘THRESHOLD’ w/FULL STREAM; Sign w/KOZMIK ARTIFACTZ Label”

‘Finding Joseph I’ Doc On BAD BRAINS Vox Paul HR Hudson Arrives On DVD In Nov.; Select Theater Screenings


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

The documentary on Bad Brains front-man Paul “HR” Hudson, ‘Finding Joseph I‘, will arrive on DVD on November 3rd. James Lathos directed the feature, which documents the life of the legendary, enigmatic front-man through previously unseen archival footage as well as various interviews with his family, band mates, members of DeftonesFugaziLiving Colour and more. A number of theaters currently have screenings of the film scheduled, including: Continue reading “‘Finding Joseph I’ Doc On BAD BRAINS Vox Paul HR Hudson Arrives On DVD In Nov.; Select Theater Screenings”

BLACK WATER RISING Reveals ‘Electrified’ Album Art + Video Teaser; Pre-Order Launched


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

I have blathered on and on for years about how Black Water Rising are one of my favorite hard rock bands. Now I have reason to rant on some more about them as the release of their new studio album draws ever more close. Here’s what we have for you… Continue reading “BLACK WATER RISING Reveals ‘Electrified’ Album Art + Video Teaser; Pre-Order Launched”

THE SWORD To Release ‘Greetings From…’ Live Album

Although details are sparse at this time, it seems that The Sword are readying the release of a live album, “Greetings From…“. Evidently it will be issued through Razor & Tie on May 5th, according to some retail outlets. The expected cover artwork and track list are below. Pre-orders are up and running now at Amazon Continue reading “THE SWORD To Release ‘Greetings From…’ Live Album”