AXEGRINDER Share ‘Satori’ Album Stream on Rise Above Records, Released After Nearly 30 Yrs.

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

It was 1989 when the U.K. crust-punk crossover metal band AXEGRINDER released their debut full-length album, The Rise Of The Serpent Men. Continue reading “AXEGRINDER Share ‘Satori’ Album Stream on Rise Above Records, Released After Nearly 30 Yrs.”

THORR-AXE To Embark Upon Western U.S. Live Campaign

(Pic Courtesy Of Lindley King)

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

Indiana-based crust / doom metallers THORR-AXE have set plans in place for a western U.S. tour between April 16 – 26th.   Continue reading “THORR-AXE To Embark Upon Western U.S. Live Campaign”

Oldschool Sunday: SEPTIC TANK [Cathedral, Repulsion Members]; Debut 20 Years In The Making Imminent

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

To the point: I’m a sucker for anything that Lee Dorrian is involved with.   Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: SEPTIC TANK [Cathedral, Repulsion Members]; Debut 20 Years In The Making Imminent”

ANCST Share Stream Of Just-Released ‘Ghosts Of The Timeless Void’ Album


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

The Berlin, Germany-based extreme metal band ANCST are sharing a full album stream of their just-released album, “Ghosts Of The Timeless Void,” with us today. Continue reading “ANCST Share Stream Of Just-Released ‘Ghosts Of The Timeless Void’ Album”

LIFETIME SHITLIST – ‘Slow March” Album Review & Stream, Photos at MD Doom Fest 2017

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Lifetime Shitlist.  That’s right.  Everybody has one, and everybody’s on one.  Mine could go on forever, but I’ll sum it up with this:  To whatever higher celestial power thought it was a good idea to take Mr. Lahey from us… Fuck off.   Continue reading “LIFETIME SHITLIST – ‘Slow March” Album Review & Stream, Photos at MD Doom Fest 2017″

SATANIZE Streaming Just-Released ‘Death Mass Execution’ 7″

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

Portugal’s Satanize may be one of the most brutal extreme metal acts on the planet at this time.   Continue reading “SATANIZE Streaming Just-Released ‘Death Mass Execution’ 7″”

GUNK – ‘Subhuman Cellular Mutation’ Album Review, Full Stream

(By Dave ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Do you ever have those times when extreme is still not enough, and you want to somehow go beyond to a seemingly non-existent next level? Brutal death and violent grind just aren’t scratching that aural itch?    Continue reading “GUNK – ‘Subhuman Cellular Mutation’ Album Review, Full Stream”

HORSEFLESH, MIDMOURNER, THUNDERCHIEF – 4/13/2017 Asheville, NC Show Review & Photos

Thunderchief 4/13/2017 @ The Odditorium in Asheville NC (Photo: Leanne)

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

You get a random invitation from folks you’ve never met, to see three heavy as hell bands you’ve never witnessed live, at a venue never been to, in a city never seen, to drive 800+ miles in one day across seven states… what do you do?  Continue reading “HORSEFLESH, MIDMOURNER, THUNDERCHIEF – 4/13/2017 Asheville, NC Show Review & Photos”

MIDMOURNER & THUNDERCHIEF announce US Spring Tour Dates

Midmourner / Thunderchief Tour 2017
Midmourner & Thunderchief Tour 2017

News from the sludge metal cauldrons of the South… two brutal bands have brewed an escape route. Midmourner and Thunderchief are pairing up for a fast track U.S. tour onslaught.    Continue reading “MIDMOURNER & THUNDERCHIEF announce US Spring Tour Dates”