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”

Boston’s HEY ZEUS Signs With Argonauta Records


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

This was some great news to find in my mailbox.  Boston, MA’s heavy rock quartet HEY ZEUS has signed on with Italy’s Argonauta RecordsContinue reading “Boston’s HEY ZEUS Signs With Argonauta Records”

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”

VOID CRUISER To Re-Release 2015’s ‘Overstaying My Welcome’ w/ Bonus Material Via Argonauta Records


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

Finnish heavy psychedelinauts VOID CRUISER announce the upcoming re-release of their critically acclaimed 2015 album, “Overstaying My Welcome“. Continue reading “VOID CRUISER To Re-Release 2015’s ‘Overstaying My Welcome’ w/ Bonus Material Via Argonauta Records”

WASTED THEORY – ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour w/First West Coast Dates; Supporting ‘Defenders Of The Riff -2017’ [Full Stream] via Argonauta Records

Photo by Shane Gardner/Rock N Roll Socialite

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

American Weed Rockers WASTED THEORY hit the highway again, announcing U.S. Tour dates for 2018, including their first sky-way trek to California for a hazy ‘Stoned On Both Coasts” year of performances.   Continue reading “WASTED THEORY – ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour w/First West Coast Dates; Supporting ‘Defenders Of The Riff -2017’ [Full Stream] via Argonauta Records”

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Dee Calhoun ‘Dry Heaves & Needles’ Official Video

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

One of underground music’s most prolific storytellers, as well as banshee-like singing powerhouse, Dee Calhoun, will return with his sophomore solo album later this month.

Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Dee Calhoun ‘Dry Heaves & Needles’ Official Video”

SUPERNAUGHTY ‘Vol. 1’ Album Review & Stream


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

Well, it has arrived!  From the Livorno, Italy quartet Supernaughty comes a genre-meshing début sure to set the heavy rock underground on its ear, as “Vol. 1” is now officially out from Argonauta Records. Continue reading “SUPERNAUGHTY ‘Vol. 1’ Album Review & Stream”

THAL ‘Reach For The Dragon’s Eye’ Review & Stream; Interview With VINCE GREEN


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

Columbus, Ohio’s THAL (The Heathens Are Loose) have just unleashed the sophomore studio recording “Reach For The Dragon’s Eye“, via Argonauta Records this past February 16th.   Continue reading “THAL ‘Reach For The Dragon’s Eye’ Review & Stream; Interview With VINCE GREEN”

BIBLE BLACK TYRANT Stream Just-Released ‘Regret Beyond Death’ Debut


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

Three musicians from very diverse origins have united within one singular entity bent on delivering sonic density. That collective operates as Bible Black Tyrant, which is vocalist / bassist / guitarist Aaron D.C. Edge (Lumbar), percussionist Tyler Smith (Eagle Twin), and guitarist / vocalist / soundscape engineer David S. Fylstra (KVØID). Continue reading “BIBLE BLACK TYRANT Stream Just-Released ‘Regret Beyond Death’ Debut”

AN EVENING WITH KNIVES Stream New Album ‘Serrated’ In Full Ahead Of Release; Official Video Streaming


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

The Eindhoven-based trio known as An Evening With Knives are streaming their highly anticipated new full-length, “Serrated“, in its entirety at this time. The album will drop this Friday, January 26th via Argonauta Records, pre-order details are a bit further down below. Continue reading “AN EVENING WITH KNIVES Stream New Album ‘Serrated’ In Full Ahead Of Release; Official Video Streaming”

EXCLUSIVE Premiere Of ZOM ‘Nebulos’ From Argonauta Records [Full Album Stream + Review]


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

Riff Relevant has partnered with Italy’s Argonauta Records to bring you the EXCLUSIVE streaming premiere of the new album from ZOM, “Nebulos“.    Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE Premiere Of ZOM ‘Nebulos’ From Argonauta Records [Full Album Stream + Review]”

EXCLUSIVE Premiere Of RED BEARD WALL ‘Top Of The Mountain’ Official Video


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

One of the more mold-breaking releases of 2017 was the self-titled full-length from Texas’ RED BEARD WALL.     Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE Premiere Of RED BEARD WALL ‘Top Of The Mountain’ Official Video”