DRUG HONKEY ‘Cloak Of Skies’ Review & Multiple Track Streams

On May 5th, Transcending Obscurity Records will unleash one of the most frighteningly disturbing albums to assuredly surface in 2017. On that day, the fifth studio effort from Chicago’s Drug Honkey, ‘Cloak Of Skies‘, will be untethered and set loose upon the public.     Continue reading “DRUG HONKEY ‘Cloak Of Skies’ Review & Multiple Track Streams”

BELOW Share New Album ‘Upon A Pale Horse’ Details & Official Video


Sweden’s masters of traditionally epic doom, Below, are preparing to deliver their new album on May 19th. The offering, ‘Upon A Pale Horse‘, will be released through Metal Blade Records.    Continue reading “BELOW Share New Album ‘Upon A Pale Horse’ Details & Official Video”

GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST Announce US Tour – WORSHIPPER, ATTALLA & more to support

Great Electric Quest
Great Electric Quest

Great Electric Quest have announced their plans for a U.S. trek dubbed the ‘Squeelin’ Wheels Tour’. So far, this venture will hit twenty states over two weeks and starts May 24th in Phoenix, AZ at the Valley Bar with Goya, Toke, and Rotting Yellow. Additional support for select dates includes heavyweights Worshipper, Attalla, and Lords of Beacon House.       Continue reading “GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST Announce US Tour – WORSHIPPER, ATTALLA & more to support”

LOATHFINDER ‘The Great Tired Ones’ EP Review & Stream

Poland’s Loathfinder will release their new four-song EP, ‘The Great Tired Ones‘, on April 28th, via Godz ov War Productions. There are several one word descriptions that more than adequately relay the idea of what type of music this is. Yes, if you ask me, words such as “punishing“, “volatile“, “frightening” or “cataclysmic” all do rather nicely.      Continue reading “LOATHFINDER ‘The Great Tired Ones’ EP Review & Stream”

RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)

Riff Relevant is seeking additional contributors! Do you have a way with words? Are you a music-addicted witty, metalhead who wants to write about their musical drug of choice? Are you looking to expand your network of music or writing-related opportunities? Then here is your shot.   Continue reading “RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)”

PENTAGRAM To Play Four Shows Without Bobby Liebling; Victor Griffin To Sing


Legendary U.S. doom band Pentagram have announced they’ll be playing four upcoming shows without longtime vocalist Bobby Liebling. All lead vocals at the gigs will be provided by guitarist Victor Griffin (Place Of Skulls, In~Graved).    Continue reading “PENTAGRAM To Play Four Shows Without Bobby Liebling; Victor Griffin To Sing”

FISTULA To Release Splits With -16- And COME TO GRIEF

Ohio’s mega-punishing entity Fistula have reformed their Longing For Infection incarnation and are recording new material. The musical misery now underway will be included on a pair of upcoming Split 7″s with 16- and Come To Grief.

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