STONEBRIDE ‘Animals On Display’ EP Review & Stream

The Zagreb, Croatia based band STONEBRIDE recently offered their latest studio recording, the “Animals On Display” EP, available for public consumption. Continue reading “STONEBRIDE ‘Animals On Display’ EP Review & Stream”

FIRE DOWN BELOW Streaming Ripple Music Release ‘Hymn Of The Cosmic Man’


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

This week, June 8th to be precise, will see the new album release from Belgium’s FIRE DOWN BELOW. Continue reading “FIRE DOWN BELOW Streaming Ripple Music Release ‘Hymn Of The Cosmic Man’”

Exclusive Premiere: ‘The Power It Holds’ Official Video From LOWBURN


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

Welcome to Riff Relevant‘s EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE of the brand new official video from LOWBURN, “The Power It Holds“! Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: ‘The Power It Holds’ Official Video From LOWBURN”

KAISER ‘1st Sound’ Review & Stream


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

In the ever-widening realm of Stoner Rock, a locale that some might say is becoming rather watered down with mediocrity and dime-a-dozen bands, it takes something special to set itself apart. Continue reading “KAISER ‘1st Sound’ Review & Stream”

MYSTIC SONS S/T Album Review & Official Video Premiere

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

From Switzerland it comes, driven by fuzzy riffs, syrupy rhythms and bluesy, throaty vocals… yes, it is MYSTIC SONS and their self-titled album! Continue reading “MYSTIC SONS S/T Album Review & Official Video Premiere”

THIRST PLANET ‘The Essence’ Review & Stream; Album Release Show Announced

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

Metallic stoner / doom from The Holy Land…. kind of intriguing, is it not? Yeah, I thought so too, that’s why I’m here tackling this review today, in fact. Continue reading “THIRST PLANET ‘The Essence’ Review & Stream; Album Release Show Announced”

FUZZ FORWARD ‘Out Of Nowhere’ Review & Stream


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

I find it quite impressive that Barcelona, Spain’s FUZZ FORWARD only formed in mid-2016 and less than two years later, have just released their debut album. Continue reading “FUZZ FORWARD ‘Out Of Nowhere’ Review & Stream”

KAISER Sophomore Album ‘1st Sound’ Due In May; Share ‘Earthquake’ Single [Streaming]


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

The Helsinki, Finland power trio KAISER have announced details of their upcoming sophomore album release, “1st Sound“. Continue reading “KAISER Sophomore Album ‘1st Sound’ Due In May; Share ‘Earthquake’ Single [Streaming]”

RANCHO BIZARRO ‘Mondo Rancho’ EP Review & Stream


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


The Livorno, Italy quartet we know and love, RANCHO BIZARRO, are back with the newly-released (April 13) “Mondo Rancho” EP from Argonauta Records.

Continue reading “RANCHO BIZARRO ‘Mondo Rancho’ EP Review & Stream”

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”