THE DRY MOUTHS ‘When The Water Smells Of Sweat’ Review & Stream


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

Spain’s The Dry Mouths whet our musical appetites once again with their February release, “When The Water Smells Of Sweat“. Continue reading “THE DRY MOUTHS ‘When The Water Smells Of Sweat’ Review & Stream”

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: VESTA Self-Titled Album Stream [Review]


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

The trio known as VESTA from Viareggio, Italy are a relative newcomer to the world of all things subterraneously sonic. Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: VESTA Self-Titled Album Stream [Review]”

JIRM Premiere ‘The Cultist’ Official Video; ‘Surge Ex Monumentis’ Out Now From Small Stone Records

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

Sweden’s heavy psyche rockers JIRM have just premiered their new official video for the song “The Cultist“.  You can check it out below. Continue reading “JIRM Premiere ‘The Cultist’ Official Video; ‘Surge Ex Monumentis’ Out Now From Small Stone Records”

MOTSUS ‘Oumuamua’ Review & Stream


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

Belgium’s MOTSUS have returned with their first official full-length album via Polderrecords, the just-released “Oumuamua“. Continue reading “MOTSUS ‘Oumuamua’ Review & Stream”

Riot’s Revelation: Doommabbestia’s ‘Marijuanaut Vol. IV’ Sampler [Stream + NYP Item]

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

Do you DOOM? Perhaps you dig the weed too? Well, if you at least answered “Yay” to query No. 1 then you are in luck, my friends! Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: Doommabbestia’s ‘Marijuanaut Vol. IV’ Sampler [Stream + NYP Item]”

LáGoon ‘Grim Ripper’ Review, Stream & Official Video Premiere


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

From Portland, Oregon comes the skateboard lovin’, radically punk AF stoner / psyche, alternative fuzz rock two-man entity that is LáGoon. Continue reading “LáGoon ‘Grim Ripper’ Review, Stream & Official Video Premiere”

Riot’s Revelation: Ripple Music ‘Official SXSW Showcase Sampler’ [Stream & NYP]


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

With this week’s upcoming Ripple Music SXSW Showcase taking place on March 16th at the famed annual event in Austin, Texas, what better time to share this? Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: Ripple Music ‘Official SXSW Showcase Sampler’ [Stream & NYP]”

HUDU AKIL Announces Upcoming U.S. ‘Indian Summer Tour’ 2018


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

The fiery punk-infused stoner / desert rock rowdies HUDU AKIL have announced their plans for the upcoming “Indian Summer Tour” here in the U.S. Continue reading “HUDU AKIL Announces Upcoming U.S. ‘Indian Summer Tour’ 2018”

THE DUNES Sign With Oak Island Records For Debut; Issue New Single Via Official Video

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

Oak Island Records have announced their signing of Adelaide, Australia’s The Dunes, for the band’s upcoming 2018 debut album. Continue reading “THE DUNES Sign With Oak Island Records For Debut; Issue New Single Via Official Video”

SUPERNAUGHTY ‘Vol. 1’ Album Review & Stream


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

Well, it has arrived!  From the Livorno, Italy quartet Supernaughty comes a genre-meshing début sure to set the heavy rock underground on its ear, as “Vol. 1” is now officially out from Argonauta Records. Continue reading “SUPERNAUGHTY ‘Vol. 1’ Album Review & Stream”

ELECTRIC JAGUAR BABY Return With ‘Old Songs From Beyond’ EP [Streaming]


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

Parisian acid/fuzz/psych/stoner rock duo Electric Jaguar Baby are back with their third EP offering, the just-released five song “Old Songs From Beyond“. Continue reading “ELECTRIC JAGUAR BABY Return With ‘Old Songs From Beyond’ EP [Streaming]”

FUZZ FORWARD ‘Out Of Nowhere’ Debut Nears; Track Streams + Live Dates


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

From Barcelona, Spain comes news of the upcoming début from the thick riff-rich Fuzz Forward, “Out Of Nowhere“.  The full-length will arrive via Red Sun Records this March. Continue reading “FUZZ FORWARD ‘Out Of Nowhere’ Debut Nears; Track Streams + Live Dates”

MONSTERNAUT Reveal Details Of Upcoming Heavy Psych Sounds Release ‘Enter The Storm’

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

Phenomenal Finnish free-for-all fuzzers Monsternaut have unveiled the details of their sophomore album, “Enter The Storm“. It will be arriving from Heavy Psych Sounds on April 27th. Continue reading “MONSTERNAUT Reveal Details Of Upcoming Heavy Psych Sounds Release ‘Enter The Storm’”

Riot’s Revelation: FuzzHeavy Sampler Series [Streaming / NYP Item]


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

Welcome to our periodic segment where we get you hip to something worthwhile, in most cases, that something is FREE, too!  Today’s RR spotlight lands squarely on a monthly series under the moniker of The FuzzHeavy Sampler. Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: FuzzHeavy Sampler Series [Streaming / NYP Item]”

LONELY KAMEL Back With ‘Death’s-Head Hawkmoth’ In March; Premiere New Song

(Pic Courtesy Of Julia Naglestad)

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

One of the low flying phenoms of bluesy, heavy rock is Oslo, Norway’s Lonely Kamel.  The band will re-emerge this March 23rd with the new record “Death’s-Head Hawkmoth“, the eagerly awaited follow up to 2014’s Shit City, via Stickman Records.     Continue reading “LONELY KAMEL Back With ‘Death’s-Head Hawkmoth’ In March; Premiere New Song”