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’”

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”

WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues

Cover Art by Bill Kole – Billy Diablo Designs

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

Hitting the halfway point of their ‘Stoned On Both Coasts Tour” on May 26th with a blazing set at the Stoned To Death 3 Fest in Vermont [PHOTOS HERE], American Weed Rockers Wasted Theory sneaked into the studio in between performances to complete a new record.   Continue reading “WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues”

VESSEL OF LIGHT Announce First-Ever Live Performance; To Support LIFE OF AGONY In NYC


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

In what promises to be an amazing event in and of itself, psyche-doom alt. rock entity VESSEL OF LIGHT have announced their first-ever live performance! Continue reading “VESSEL OF LIGHT Announce First-Ever Live Performance; To Support LIFE OF AGONY In NYC”

Exclusive Premiere: ‘The Power It Holds’ Official Video From LOWBURN


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

Welcome to Riff Relevant‘s EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE of the brand new official video from LOWBURN, “The Power It Holds“! Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: ‘The Power It Holds’ Official Video From LOWBURN”

Exclusive Premiere: THE RED COIL Debut ‘Opium Smokers Room’ Single From Upcoming Argonauta Records Release


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

RIFF RELEVANT presents our exclusive premiere of the new single “Opium Smokers Room” from Italy’s THE RED COIL. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: THE RED COIL Debut ‘Opium Smokers Room’ Single From Upcoming Argonauta Records Release”

RED BEARD WALL Reveal Sophomore Album – ‘The Fight Needs Us All’ – Underway For Argonauta Records

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

Following up on last year’s phenomenal breakthrough S/T album for Argonauta Records, Texas’ RED BEARD WALL are poised for a repeat performance. Continue reading “RED BEARD WALL Reveal Sophomore Album – ‘The Fight Needs Us All’ – Underway For Argonauta Records”

VESSEL OF LIGHT Share Further ‘Woodshed’ Album Details

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

After last month’s announcement of a sophomore album release [HERE] and video premiere from 2017’s smash super duo VESSEL OF LIGHT, we have some updates. Continue reading “VESSEL OF LIGHT Share Further ‘Woodshed’ Album Details”

DI’AUL Share ‘Nobody’s Heaven’ Full Album Stream; To Perform At Argonauta Fest V Next Week


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

May 4, 2018 – Today is the day that Milano’s DI’AUL (pronounced as “the owl” I’m told) release their fourth studio album, “Nobody’s Heaven“. Continue reading “DI’AUL Share ‘Nobody’s Heaven’ Full Album Stream; To Perform At Argonauta Fest V Next Week”

MONTE LUNA Announce U.S. East Coast Tour As Vinyl Release Nears


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

Austin’s two-man duo of absolute doom, MONTE LUNA, will be launching the East Coast leg of their U.S. touring trek in early May. Continue reading “MONTE LUNA Announce U.S. East Coast Tour As Vinyl Release Nears”

HELL OBELISCO Premiere ‘Voodoo Alligator Blood’ Official Video


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

Italian aggro-sludge metallers HELL OBELISCO have just premiered their new official video for the track “Voodoo Alligator Blood“. Continue reading “HELL OBELISCO Premiere ‘Voodoo Alligator Blood’ Official Video”

RANCHO BIZARRO ‘Mondo Rancho’ EP Review & Stream


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


The Livorno, Italy quartet we know and love, RANCHO BIZARRO, are back with the newly-released (April 13) “Mondo Rancho” EP from Argonauta Records.

Continue reading “RANCHO BIZARRO ‘Mondo Rancho’ EP Review & Stream”

VESSEL OF LIGHT To Release Sophomore Album ‘Woodshed’ In Sept.; Premiere New Video


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

One of the more intriguing acts to surface in recent years is the unique duo known as VESSEL OF LIGHT. Continue reading “VESSEL OF LIGHT To Release Sophomore Album ‘Woodshed’ In Sept.; Premiere New Video”

Exclusive Premiere: VESTA Self-Titled Album Stream [Review]


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

The trio known as VESTA from Viareggio, Italy are a relative newcomer to the world of all things subterraneously sonic. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: VESTA Self-Titled Album Stream [Review]”

DEE CALHOUN ‘Go To The Devil’ Review & Stream; EU Tour + Maryland Doom Fest IV

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

This week saw the manifestation of the sophomore solo album from Dee Calhoun, titled “Go To The Devil“, arriving March 30th from Argonauta Records.  Continue reading “DEE CALHOUN ‘Go To The Devil’ Review & Stream; EU Tour + Maryland Doom Fest IV”