DECAPITATED Released After All Charges Dropped By Spokane County, WA


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

There are new developments in a story we have been monitoring here at Riff Relevant, one concerning the Polish extreme metal band Decapitated.  After months of jailed detainment here in the United States, the band has now been released after all charges against them were dropped. Continue reading “DECAPITATED Released After All Charges Dropped By Spokane County, WA”

KYNG Launch GoFundMe After Robbed Of Nearly Everything Post-Ozzfest Performance


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

Well, it has happened yet once again and as for me personally, I am sick of having to report these terrible happenings. The night after their performance at the ‘Ozzfest‘ on November 4th, rockers Kyng were the latest victims of a robbery and theft. According to the band, their van, trailer, all of their gear and merchandise were all taken in the crime. Continue reading “KYNG Launch GoFundMe After Robbed Of Nearly Everything Post-Ozzfest Performance”

TRUCKFIGHTERS Robbed In San Francisco; GoFundMe Launched


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

Örebro, Sweden’s highly popular fuzz / desert rock band Truckfighters were victims of a robbery while in San Francisco, CA this week. The band, who are currently in tour in the U.S. with Mothership, had their van broken into with personal items, including a Macbook Air, merchandise money and more all being stolen.  Continue reading “TRUCKFIGHTERS Robbed In San Francisco; GoFundMe Launched”

PENTAGRAM’s Bobby Liebling Sentenced To Prison


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

Pentagram vocalist Bobby Liebling, 63, has been sentenced after pleading guilty to charges of Abuse/Neglect of a Vulnerable Adult-Custodian, believed to be his eighty-seven-year-old mother, Diane Liebling. The singer was first arrested this past spring. Continue reading “PENTAGRAM’s Bobby Liebling Sentenced To Prison”

UPDATED – DECAPITATED Now Accused Of Gang-Raping Woman


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

The sordid story of this week’s arrest and detainment of Polish metallers Decapitated (prior story here) is growing in severity…  Continue reading “UPDATED – DECAPITATED Now Accused Of Gang-Raping Woman”

DECAPITATED Members Arrested & Detained In The US On Kidnapping Charges


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

According to the Seattle Times, Polish death metallers Decapitated – , Waclaw J. Kieltyka, Rafal T. Piotrowski, and Hubert E. Wiecek – were all arrested this weekend in Santa Ana, California, on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after a concert in Spokane, Washington on August 31st. Continue reading “DECAPITATED Members Arrested & Detained In The US On Kidnapping Charges”

Remaining PRO-PAIN EU. Tour Dates Cancelled After Robbery & Attempted Murder Of Gary Meskil

Gary Meskil (Pro-Pain/Crumbsuckers)

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

All remaining European tour dates for hardcore metal band Pro-Pain have been cancelled after an incident directed toward bassist/vocalist Gary Meskil. Monday night (July 3rd), Meskil was the victim of a robbery and attempted murder in Brussels, Belgium.  Continue reading “Remaining PRO-PAIN EU. Tour Dates Cancelled After Robbery & Attempted Murder Of Gary Meskil”