MONSTER MAGNET Announce North American Tour; ELECTRIC CITIZEN & DARK SKY CHOIR To Support

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

New Jersey’s original pioneers of true stoner rock, MONSTER MAGNET, have announced their first official North American tour for their newest album, “Mindfucker“. Continue reading “MONSTER MAGNET Announce North American Tour; ELECTRIC CITIZEN & DARK SKY CHOIR To Support”

MOS GENERATOR ‘Shadowlands’ Album Review & Stream; New Tour Dates; Appearing @ Hellfest & Descendants Of Crom

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

Mos Generator‘s ‘Shadowlands‘ album released last month through France’s Listenable Records. Back in Fall 2017, I was given a sneak peek at the cover art and was rendered breathless by it. Immediately guessing the art was by Nightjar of Adam Burke with that digital peek, the waiting had begun. Months of waiting in fact, for both that painting to be seen and for ‘Shadowlands‘ to be heard.    Continue reading “MOS GENERATOR ‘Shadowlands’ Album Review & Stream; New Tour Dates; Appearing @ Hellfest & Descendants Of Crom”

DEAFHEAVEN ‘Canary Yellow’ Single Release; New Album & N. American Tour Nears – Annc. UK/EU Tour w/ Inter Arma

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

DEAFHEAVEN have just dropped a new single, “Canary Yellow“, from their upcoming album release. Continue reading “DEAFHEAVEN ‘Canary Yellow’ Single Release; New Album & N. American Tour Nears – Annc. UK/EU Tour w/ Inter Arma”

VOIVOD Announces EU. Tour To Coincide With New Full-Length Release [Album Details]

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

Long running Canadian sci-fi / progressive metal band VOIVOD have revealed limited details on their new full-length album release. Continue reading “VOIVOD Announces EU. Tour To Coincide With New Full-Length Release [Album Details]”

VICIOUS RUMORS Exclusive DVD Release ‘666 Years Of Blood, Sweat & Cheers’ Coincides With ‘Digital Dictator’ 30th Anniversary Tour


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

Long-running Bay Area metal machine VICIOUS RUMORS announce they will release a special edition DVD to coincide with the launch of an equally special tour this summer. Continue reading “VICIOUS RUMORS Exclusive DVD Release ‘666 Years Of Blood, Sweat & Cheers’ Coincides With ‘Digital Dictator’ 30th Anniversary Tour”

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Reveals Extensive Tours Including U.K. w/ ORANGE GOBLIN-FIREBALL MINISTRY-BLACK MOTH


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

Now that drummer Reed Mullin is on the mend following recent knee surgery, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY have unveiled their plans for upcoming, extensive tour runs. Continue reading “CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Reveals Extensive Tours Including U.K. w/ ORANGE GOBLIN-FIREBALL MINISTRY-BLACK MOTH”

(the) MELVINS Perform 6-Song Set At ‘House Of Strombo’ House Party [Video]


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

(the) MELVINS recently performed a six-song set in the home of Canadian media personality George Stroumboulopoulos as part of his ‘House Of Strombo‘ series. Continue reading “(the) MELVINS Perform 6-Song Set At ‘House Of Strombo’ House Party [Video]”

WINTERSUN Announce N. American Tour With Support NE OBLIVISCARIS & Sarah Longfield

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

In what should be a high priority happening for many, Finnish extreme progressive metallers WINTERSUN have announced plans for an upcoming North American tour. Continue reading “WINTERSUN Announce N. American Tour With Support NE OBLIVISCARIS & Sarah Longfield”

Riot’s Revelation: METALOCALYPSTICK ‘Metal Queens Vol. 2’ Compilation [Stream + NYP Item] – Fest Details


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

Have you missed this or what? It has been awhile since I’ve churned out a new Riot’s Revelation segment so here we are. Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: METALOCALYPSTICK ‘Metal Queens Vol. 2’ Compilation [Stream + NYP Item] – Fest Details”

WOODWOLF ‘Flower Of Life’ Official Video Premiere; IndieGoGo Financing For ‘Golden Road’ Album Winds Down


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

The Quebec-based WOODWOLF recently premiered their official video for the song “Flower Of Life“. Continue reading “WOODWOLF ‘Flower Of Life’ Official Video Premiere; IndieGoGo Financing For ‘Golden Road’ Album Winds Down”

INTEGRITY & KRIEG To Issue Hardcore-Meets-Black Metal Split; Song From Each Band Shared

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

Pioneering post-hardcore harbingers INTEGRITY and New Jersey’s trailblazing black metal entity KRIEG are uniting for a split release. Continue reading “INTEGRITY & KRIEG To Issue Hardcore-Meets-Black Metal Split; Song From Each Band Shared”

FLOTSAM & JETSAM Reveal New Album Title, Artwork, + Lyric Video As N. American Tour w/ HAMMERFALL Begins


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

There is a lot currently happening in the world of long running Arizona-based thrash metal legends FLOTSAM & JETSAM. Let’s take a look, shall we?! Continue reading “FLOTSAM & JETSAM Reveal New Album Title, Artwork, + Lyric Video As N. American Tour w/ HAMMERFALL Begins”

THE SLYDE Come Alive On First Full-Length ‘Awakening’ [Streaming]; Album Release Tour


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

The Canadian melodic rock band formerly known solely as Slyde have returned, now as THE SLYDE, and with their first full-length album, “Awakening“. Continue reading “THE SLYDE Come Alive On First Full-Length ‘Awakening’ [Streaming]; Album Release Tour”

HAVOK Announces Summer Headline Trek; JUNGLE ROT & EXTINCTION A.D. Supporting


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

Denver, Colorado’s oldschool thrash metal throwbacks HAVOK have announced their last planned road trek of 2018. Continue reading “HAVOK Announces Summer Headline Trek; JUNGLE ROT & EXTINCTION A.D. Supporting”

VICIOUS RUMORS Announce N. American Dates For ‘Digital Dictator’ 30th Anniversary Tour

 


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

Following up on last month’s announcement [HERE] that they would be conducting a World Tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their famed “Digital Dictator” release, VICIOUS RUMORS reveal the N. American itinerary. Continue reading “VICIOUS RUMORS Announce N. American Dates For ‘Digital Dictator’ 30th Anniversary Tour”