POTION ‘Women Of The Wand’ EP Review & Stream; S.E. Asia Tour w/ MARIJANNAH Launches

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

Australia has been rapidly accelerating its presence on the global stoner /psyche /doom scene with some amazing representatives. Continue reading “POTION ‘Women Of The Wand’ EP Review & Stream; S.E. Asia Tour w/ MARIJANNAH Launches”

GREYSTONE CANYON Premiere ‘In These Shoes’ Official Video


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

Australia’s GREYSTONE CANYON are premiering a new official video for the song “In These Shoes“. Continue reading “GREYSTONE CANYON Premiere ‘In These Shoes’ Official Video”

PREMIERE! MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE ‘StarCult Euphrates’ 7″ Review & Stream


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

Perth, Australia’s MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE are a band whose name you won’t soon forget, especially when reinforced by their music once you’ve heard it. Continue reading “PREMIERE! MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE ‘StarCult Euphrates’ 7″ Review & Stream”

Oldschool Sunday: ETHEREAL SCOURGE


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

Adelaide, Australia’s ETHEREAL SCOURGE were a short-lived band – though there has never been an official disbanding announcement – that first surfaced in 1992.  Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: ETHEREAL SCOURGE”

DRUG CULT S/T Album Review & Stream; Official Videos


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

DRUG CULT. Sounds like a good clique to belong to, does it not? As long as it is not in some kind of Jim Jones and The People’s Temple of Jonestown, Guyana sense, that is. Continue reading “DRUG CULT S/T Album Review & Stream; Official Videos”

DRUG CULT Premiere New Official Video ‘Serpent Therapy’; Reveal Debut Album Details

(Photo Courtesy Of James Adams)

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

After the haunting introduction to Australia’s DRUG CULT via an official video premiere back in January (here), the band return with another new visualizer and more! Continue reading “DRUG CULT Premiere New Official Video ‘Serpent Therapy’; Reveal Debut Album Details”

THE DUNES Sign With Oak Island Records For Debut; Issue New Single Via Official Video

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

Oak Island Records have announced their signing of Adelaide, Australia’s The Dunes, for the band’s upcoming 2018 debut album. Continue reading “THE DUNES Sign With Oak Island Records For Debut; Issue New Single Via Official Video”

JUPITER ZEUS ‘Eyes On The Prize’ EP Review & Stream


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

Perth, Australia’s contemporary, progressive metallic-tinged Jupiter Zeus have returned with a new EP, “Eyes On The Prize“.    Continue reading “JUPITER ZEUS ‘Eyes On The Prize’ EP Review & Stream”

AIRBOURNE Announce ‘Diamond Cuts’ Box Set; Share Unreleased Track


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

The hard rockin’ Aussie band Airbourne have announced a forthcoming box set, ‘Diamond Cuts’, due on September 29th from Nettwerk Records.   Continue reading “AIRBOURNE Announce ‘Diamond Cuts’ Box Set; Share Unreleased Track”

DEVIL ELECTRIC S/T LP Review, Stream & Official Video


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

Today, August 11th, saw the full-length, self-titled release from Australia’s Devil Electric light up the planet from Kozmik Artifactz.   Continue reading “DEVIL ELECTRIC S/T LP Review, Stream & Official Video”

KING PARROT Harvests ‘Ugly Produce’ Details; Shares NSFW Official Video


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

Australian crossover metal’s “foul” royalty King Parrot have announced that their third full-length album, “Ugly Produce,” will arrive in stores on September 22nd through Housecore Records.   Continue reading “KING PARROT Harvests ‘Ugly Produce’ Details; Shares NSFW Official Video”

RIFF RELEVANT EXCLUSIVE: OCTOBER RAGE ‘Whirlwind’ Official Video Premiere


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

The Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia-based band October Rage are on a mission and we have arrived at the next stage of it here, now.   Continue reading “RIFF RELEVANT EXCLUSIVE: OCTOBER RAGE ‘Whirlwind’ Official Video Premiere”

Oldschool Sunday: HOBBS’ ANGEL OF DEATH

HOBBS’ ANGEL OF DEATH

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

Starting up in 1987 as a solo project of band mainstay Peter Hobbs, Australia’s Hobbs’ Angel Of Death was one of that nation’s first extreme metal bands.   Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: HOBBS’ ANGEL OF DEATH”

Oldschool Sunday: PARAMAECIUM


Paramaecium was formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1991 by a trio of musicians that were enamored with Doom/Death Metal. However, this act had several notable factors that adequately set it apart from other bands around at the time.   Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: PARAMAECIUM”