FOUR ON THE FLOOR #5: JONO GARRETT of MOS GENERATOR & TURBID NORTH – Brendan Burns’ Drummer Spotlight

Mos Generator - The Bowery Ballroom, NY, NY 05/12/2018. Photo: Leanne

(By Brendan Burns of Wasted Theory, Guest Columnist, RiffRelevant.com)

For as long as I can remember, it’s always been about the guitar player or the lead singer.  That lethal concoction of singers and axe-swingers like Page and Plant. Mick and Keith, Tyler and Perry, Daltry and Townsend, the list goes on and on…   Continue reading “FOUR ON THE FLOOR #5: JONO GARRETT of MOS GENERATOR & TURBID NORTH – Brendan Burns’ Drummer Spotlight”

OBITUARY Headline U.S. East Coast Tour w/ EXMORTUS; Set For Inaugural HEAVY MOUNTAIN FEST

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

Long-running Floridian death metal monstrosity OBITUARY have announced plans for an upcoming U.S. East Coast headlining tour. Continue reading “OBITUARY Headline U.S. East Coast Tour w/ EXMORTUS; Set For Inaugural HEAVY MOUNTAIN FEST”

DYGORA ‘Chambers Of Reflection’ EP Review & Stream; Live Dates Incl. Everloud Japan & UK Slam Fest

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

The U.K.’s DYGORA have independently released their debut EP, “Chambers Of Reflection“, a mere handful of weeks ago. Continue reading “DYGORA ‘Chambers Of Reflection’ EP Review & Stream; Live Dates Incl. Everloud Japan & UK Slam Fest”

SIEGE OF POWER (Autopsy, Asphyx, Ex-Hail Of Bullets Members) Unveil Debut’s Details; Official Video

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

SIEGE OF POWER is a somewhat new project amassing several of the global death metal scene’s most experienced veterans of extreme heaviness. Continue reading “SIEGE OF POWER (Autopsy, Asphyx, Ex-Hail Of Bullets Members) Unveil Debut’s Details; Official Video”

COLD COLOURS ‘2018 Sampler’ EP Review & Stream [NYP Item]

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

The Minnesota prog doom/death metal collective we know as COLD COLOURS have shared the new three-song “2018 Sampler” EP with us. Continue reading “COLD COLOURS ‘2018 Sampler’ EP Review & Stream [NYP Item]”

Oldschool Sunday: CANCER [Join Peaceville Records For Upcoming 2018 Album]

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

British death metal band CANCER first formed in 1988. Over the course of their career, they have released five studio albums and broke up on at least two occasions. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: CANCER [Join Peaceville Records For Upcoming 2018 Album]”

Oldschool Sunday: TERRORIZER [Unveil Artwork Of Upcoming The End Records Release]


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

In this contemporary age of 2018, the Los Angeles grindcore / death metal band TERRORIZER are revered as extreme metal legends and rightly so. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: TERRORIZER [Unveil Artwork Of Upcoming The End Records Release]”

OBITUARY Offering Vinyl Formats Of S/T & Live EP; EU. Tour w/ SLAYER, ANTHRAX, LAMB OF GOD


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

Legendary Floridian death metal pioneers OBITUARY are sharing news today about a pair of their releases receiving vinyl LP pressings. Continue reading “OBITUARY Offering Vinyl Formats Of S/T & Live EP; EU. Tour w/ SLAYER, ANTHRAX, LAMB OF GOD”

CANNIBAL CORPSE Announce U.S. Winter Tour; HATE ETERNAL & HARMS WAY To Support

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

Legendary Floridian death metal pioneers CANNIBAL CORPSE are announcing a 29 date U.S. tour for this winter. Continue reading “CANNIBAL CORPSE Announce U.S. Winter Tour; HATE ETERNAL & HARMS WAY To Support”

Oldschool Sunday: ABHORRANCE [Release First New Song In Nearly 30 Years]


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

Rising from the underbelly of Finnish extreme metal in the late nineteen-eighties, ABHORRANCE was formed in 1989 by guitarists Tomi Koivusaari (Violent Solution) and Kalle Mattsson, vocalist Jukka Kolehmainen, bassist Jussi Ahlroth, and drummer Kimmo Heikkinen. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: ABHORRANCE [Release First New Song In Nearly 30 Years]”

CAST THE STONE (Scour, Misery Index, Ex-Cattle Decapitation Members) Debut ‘Jesussatan’ Video; New EP Arrives In Aug.

(Photo Courtesy Of William Fields)

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

The U.S.’ blackened death metallers CAST THE STONE have shared their official video for their cover of Infestdead’s “Jesussatan“. Continue reading “CAST THE STONE (Scour, Misery Index, Ex-Cattle Decapitation Members) Debut ‘Jesussatan’ Video; New EP Arrives In Aug.”

DEATH Documentary ‘Death By Metal’ Receives Long-Awaited DVD Release This Week [Video Trailer]


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

Death By Metal“, arguably the definitive documentary on DEATH frontman Chuck Schuldiner, will receive its long-awaited DVD release this Friday, July 6th, via MVD Visual. Continue reading “DEATH Documentary ‘Death By Metal’ Receives Long-Awaited DVD Release This Week [Video Trailer]”

VONNEGUT ‘Spurious Mourners’ EP Review & Stream


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

From Chelyabinsk, Russia comes the two-man entity VONNEGUT and the newly-released “Spurious Mourners” EP. Continue reading “VONNEGUT ‘Spurious Mourners’ EP Review & Stream”

DECEASED Unveil ‘Ghostly White’ Artwork; Album To Arrive From Hells Headbangers In Nov.


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

Long-running true underground metal legends DECEASED have revealed the album cover artwork for their anxiously awaited eighth studio album. Continue reading “DECEASED Unveil ‘Ghostly White’ Artwork; Album To Arrive From Hells Headbangers In Nov.”

Riff Relevant Interviews: EYE OF THE DESTROYER; ‘Starved And Hanging’ Review & Stream; New ‘Violent By Design’ EP

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

One of the most popular Halloween activities in the state of New Jersey is to get drunk with your friends, listen to Cannibal Corpse, and declare before a mostly uninterested audience, “Fuck it, doods! We’re startin’ a band!”    Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: EYE OF THE DESTROYER; ‘Starved And Hanging’ Review & Stream; New ‘Violent By Design’ EP”