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”

Battle Of The Bays Tour Coming To US: OBITUARY & EXODUS Co-Headline; POWER TRIP & DUST BOLT Support


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

After the successful European version of the Battle Of The Bays Tour (which included Prong), the U.S. edition has been announced.   Continue reading “Battle Of The Bays Tour Coming To US: OBITUARY & EXODUS Co-Headline; POWER TRIP & DUST BOLT Support”

UNSANE Sign With Southern Lord To ‘Sterilize’; New Video; US Summer Tour Trek

(Pic By: Dan Joeright)

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

Southern Lord Records has announced their signing of NYC’s legendary noise rock nihilists, Unsane. The label will release the band’s upcoming eighth studio effort ‘Sterilize‘ on September 29th.    Continue reading “UNSANE Sign With Southern Lord To ‘Sterilize’; New Video; US Summer Tour Trek”

Summer Slaughter Tour 2017 Announces Line Up

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

The initial lineup for the annual Summer Slaughter Tour has been officially announced.   Continue reading “Summer Slaughter Tour 2017 Announces Line Up”

Pro-Quality Video Of MORGOTH’s 2015 Wacken Open Air Set

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

Professional quality video of German death metal legends Morgoth performing at the 2015 Wacken Open Air festival has surfaced.   Continue reading “Pro-Quality Video Of MORGOTH’s 2015 Wacken Open Air Set”

EXCLUSIVE!!! HATRED ALIVE Premiere ‘Still I Smile’ Single


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

Hailing from Rumford, Maine, Hatred Alive are one of the region’s only longest running, extreme metal acts.   Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE!!! HATRED ALIVE Premiere ‘Still I Smile’ Single”

VENOM INC. N.A. Tour Set With Support From GOATWHORE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST & THE CONVALESCENCE


Days after an incredible performance at the Blackest Of The Black fest in Silverado, CA, Venom Inc. have announced a full-on North American live assault. Dubbed the Blood Stained Earth Tour, extreme metal bands Goatwhore, Toxic Holocaust and The Convalescence will provide direct support.  Continue reading “VENOM INC. N.A. Tour Set With Support From GOATWHORE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST & THE CONVALESCENCE”

DEAD ASYLUM Declares ‘Death Always Wins’ With Pre-Release Stream; Tour Dates


Vancouver, Canada’s Dead Asylum will release their sophomore album, ‘Death Always Wins‘, on June 2nd. The band seems to have really stepped up the songwriting and technical execution of their material since 2013’s General Carnage début.   Continue reading “DEAD ASYLUM Declares ‘Death Always Wins’ With Pre-Release Stream; Tour Dates”

BROKEN HOPE Feasts With ‘The Carrion Eaters’ NSFW Video


Illinois-based death metal icons Broken Hope are gearing up to release ‘Mutilated And Assimilated‘ via Century Media on June 23rd.    Continue reading “BROKEN HOPE Feasts With ‘The Carrion Eaters’ NSFW Video”

VALLENFYRE Issue ‘An Apathetic Grave’ Lyric Video


And what an apathetic grave it is indeed! The track hails from Vallenfyre‘s upcoming third album release, Fear Those That Fear Him. The song is presented via a lyric video chock full of grotesque visuals while the track itself is a crushing cut of deathly doom. Continue reading “VALLENFYRE Issue ‘An Apathetic Grave’ Lyric Video”