SNOW VILLAIN ‘EP 1’ Review; Official Video & Song Streams


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

Meet the future of alternative rock / crossover, the hard-hitting, poignant protagonists of Philly’s SNOW VILLAIN. Continue reading “SNOW VILLAIN ‘EP 1’ Review; Official Video & Song Streams”

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Announce Canadian Tour; HAVOK & SICK OF IT ALL On Select Dates


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

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have announced a Canadian tour that will launch this mid-July with HAVOK and SICK OF IT ALL as support on select dates. Continue reading “SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Announce Canadian Tour; HAVOK & SICK OF IT ALL On Select Dates”

LEEWAY Announce 2018 U.S. Tour; RHYTHM OF FEAR To Support


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

The current incarnation of NYHC / crossover icons LEEWAY will take to the cities of the U.S. on a just announced summer tour. Continue reading “LEEWAY Announce 2018 U.S. Tour; RHYTHM OF FEAR To Support”

CANDIRIA Announce ‘Beyond Reasonable Doubt’ Tour In Unison With ’97 Album’s Re-Release [Video]


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

New York’s avant-garde, uniquely eclectic, crossover metal band CANDIRIA recently announced their planned re-release of their 1997 sophomore album, “Beyond Reasonable Doubt“. Continue reading “CANDIRIA Announce ‘Beyond Reasonable Doubt’ Tour In Unison With ’97 Album’s Re-Release [Video]”

OVTLIER ‘What Doesn’t Kill You’ EP Review & Stream


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

Rochester, New York is home to one of the more explosive bands from the new crop of acts out there at this time, OVTLIER. Continue reading “OVTLIER ‘What Doesn’t Kill You’ EP Review & Stream”

SEVEN EYED CROW To Return In 2018 With ‘Organized Chaos’; Title Track Streaming


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

Three years after the release of their critically acclaimed Dark Ways To The Sun EP, France’s Seven Eyed Crow are preparing for their first full-length album release. It will come in the form of of “Organized Chaos” from Lunatik Music this spring. Continue reading “SEVEN EYED CROW To Return In 2018 With ‘Organized Chaos’; Title Track Streaming”

NEGATIVE SELF Debut NSFW ‘Underneath The Wave’ Official Video; ‘Control The Fear’ Album Arrives In March


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

Sweden’s punk / thrash crossover Negative Self have premiered a new official video, the NSFW (due to profanity) “Underneath The Wave“.   Continue reading “NEGATIVE SELF Debut NSFW ‘Underneath The Wave’ Official Video; ‘Control The Fear’ Album Arrives In March”

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES To Issue ‘Get Your Fight On’ EP; Premiere New Song


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

The Venice Beach punk-hardcore-metal crossover cycos Suicidal Tendencies have announced they will release a new EP this March. That release, titled “Get Your Fight On”, will arrive on March 9 and ST are sharing a new song from it today. Check out the new song “Nothing To Lose” streaming below. Continue reading “SUICIDAL TENDENCIES To Issue ‘Get Your Fight On’ EP; Premiere New Song”

Nocturnal Intrusion Tour 2018 w/ MIDNIGHT-BAT-WORMWITCH Announced


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

The Hells Headbangers label is proudly announcing news of the upcoming Nocturnal Intrusion Tour 2018 at this time. The trek will feature two of the label’s most celebrated bands: Cleveland metal-punks Midnight and RVA’s crossover / speed metallers BAT.
Continue reading “Nocturnal Intrusion Tour 2018 w/ MIDNIGHT-BAT-WORMWITCH Announced”

Carnivore Returns As CARNIVORE A.D. With New Members; Tribute Show To Peter Steele Announced


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

The classic New York crossover metal band Carnivore, who featured a pre-Type O Negative Peter Steele in their line up, are returning as Carnivore A.D.    Continue reading “Carnivore Returns As CARNIVORE A.D. With New Members; Tribute Show To Peter Steele Announced”

MISCONDUCTERS ‘Pariah’ Coming In September [Song Streams]

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

The underground Brazilian (and previously British) crossover metal act Misconducters will release their fifth studio album “Pariah” beginning in September.   Continue reading “MISCONDUCTERS ‘Pariah’ Coming In September [Song Streams]”

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”

MUNICIPAL WASTE Unleashes ‘Breathe Grease’ Official Video

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

RVA’s grandiose crossover gritters Municipal Waste released their latest slab of sonic savagery, “Slime And Punishment“, back in June via Nuclear Blast Records.    Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE Unleashes ‘Breathe Grease’ Official Video”

M.O.D. Shares New Song Equating You To Man Parts


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

Simply put, ‘You’re A Fucking Dick‘ and Billy Milano does not care about letting you know it. It’s the title of the latest song première from the controversial man and the band M.O.D. (Method Of Destruction).   Continue reading “M.O.D. Shares New Song Equating You To Man Parts”

BLOODCLOT Shares Song From Upcoming Release; US Tour Dates


One of the most exciting bands to surface recently, at least for me personally, is the revived Bloodclot. Taking its name from vocalist JohnBloodclotJoseph‘s (Cro-Mags) nickname, the band is a reborn project of Joseph’s and features an amazing membership.   Continue reading “BLOODCLOT Shares Song From Upcoming Release; US Tour Dates”