GOATWHORE To Headline 8th Annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour w/ THE CASUALTIES, BLACK TUSK, GREAT AMERICAN GHOST, MORTHEREON, GOZU

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

The 2018 edition of the annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour has been announced and NOLA’s blackened thrashers GOATWHORE will headline the trek. Continue reading “GOATWHORE To Headline 8th Annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour w/ THE CASUALTIES, BLACK TUSK, GREAT AMERICAN GHOST, MORTHEREON, GOZU”

AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates


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

The one man musical monstrosity that is AUTHOR & PUNISHER (aka Tristan Shone) has revealed details of an upcoming sixth album release, “Beastland“. Continue reading “AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates

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

As was recently revealed, metal-melding doomsters CASTLE will release their new album “Deal Thy Fate” on October 19th via Ripple Music. Continue reading “CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

Steve Grimmett’s GRIM REAPER Announce Fall N. American Tour 2018


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

Dissonance Productions released the long-awaited album from Steve Grimmett‘s GRIM REAPER, entitled “Walking In The Shadows” almost two years ago. It was the band‘s first new recording since 1987‘s ‘Rock You To Hell’. Continue reading “Steve Grimmett’s GRIM REAPER Announce Fall N. American Tour 2018”

‘Grey Garden’ Official Video From WINDHAND Debuts; ‘Eternal Return’ To Arrive In Oct. w/ SATAN’S SATYRS-Supported Tour


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

RVA’s purveyors of psychedelic doom and heavy rock, WINDHAND, are premiering an official video today for the new song “Grey Garden“. Continue reading “‘Grey Garden’ Official Video From WINDHAND Debuts; ‘Eternal Return’ To Arrive In Oct. w/ SATAN’S SATYRS-Supported Tour”

EARTHLESS Announce Fall North American Headlining Tour; Pro-Shot Entire Belgium Show [Video]

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

San Diego’s cosmic rock jam trio EARTHLESS have just announced a new trek of North American touring set to take place this Fall. Continue reading “EARTHLESS Announce Fall North American Headlining Tour; Pro-Shot Entire Belgium Show [Video]”

THE WHITE SWAN Reveal ‘Touch Taste Destroy’ EP Details [Title Track]; Canadian / U.S. Live Dates Set

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

The Ontario-based, atmospheric doom band THE WHITE SWAN, featuring Kittie drummer Mercedes Lander, alongside bassist Kira Longeuay, and guitarist Shane Jeffers, are back with some fantastic news. Continue reading “THE WHITE SWAN Reveal ‘Touch Taste Destroy’ EP Details [Title Track]; Canadian / U.S. Live Dates Set”

VOIVOD Unveil Details Of New Album ‘The Wake’; Premiere Official Video + Ltd. Run 7″ EP

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

As recently reported HERE at Riff Relevant, the Canadian sci-fi progressive metallers VOIVOD are gearing up to release a new full-length album. Continue reading “VOIVOD Unveil Details Of New Album ‘The Wake’; Premiere Official Video + Ltd. Run 7″ EP”

ZAUM Announces Canadian Tour Dates w/ FIREBREATHER


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

Abstract metaphysical audio manipulators ZAUM will undertake some live Canadian dates in Ontario and Quebec, beginning next month (August). Continue reading “ZAUM Announces Canadian Tour Dates w/ FIREBREATHER”

Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH

 


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

Birmingham, Alabama’s BEiTTHEMEANS are one of the most promising acts to arise out of the heavy rock underground, in my opinion anyway. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH”

BEHEMOTH Announce N. American Tour w/ AT THE GATES & WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

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

Three of the most unique bands in extreme metal will unite for a North American trek throughout October and November.  Continue reading “BEHEMOTH Announce N. American Tour w/ AT THE GATES & WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM”

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY 2nd Leg of U.S. Tour w/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & Others + Fall U.K. Dates


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

We have some updates to the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY upcoming (hopefully never-ending) 2018 tour run! Continue reading “CORROSION OF CONFORMITY 2nd Leg of U.S. Tour w/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & Others + Fall U.K. Dates”

PARADISE LOST Announce N. American Headline Tour; SÓLSTAFIR & THE ATLAS MOTH To Support

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

After a lengthy absence of six years since they last visited the shores of North America, gothic metal legends PARADISE LOST will return this October. Continue reading “PARADISE LOST Announce N. American Headline Tour; SÓLSTAFIR & THE ATLAS MOTH To Support”

WHITENAILS To Support WHORES. / BLACK TUSK Co-Headline U.S. Tour; Incl. RPM Fest & Others

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

Canadian heavy cosmic rockers WHITENAILS have announced an imminent U.S. touring cycle they will be participating on. Continue reading “WHITENAILS To Support WHORES. / BLACK TUSK Co-Headline U.S. Tour; Incl. RPM Fest & Others”

AMORPHIS ‘Queen Of Time’ Review & Stream – By Kira Schlechter [Tour Dates]

(By Kira Schlechter, Guest Contributor/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Finland’s AMORPHIS is fast becoming that country’s most reliable export of exceedingly excellent musical work.   Continue reading “AMORPHIS ‘Queen Of Time’ Review & Stream – By Kira Schlechter [Tour Dates]”