APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE & PALE DIVINE – U.S. Tour Dates


(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner / Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

This is simply a beautiful melding of heavy darkness, rolling out on the road as one machine of doom.  Pale Divine and Apostle of Solitude have joined together for a run of U.S. tour dates in July.
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URSULAR S/T EP Review & Stream


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

Berlin, Germany’s URSULAR have just released their first proper, official recording, a 3-song self-titled EP. Continue reading “URSULAR S/T EP Review & Stream”

SAINT KARLOFF Share Retro Unholiness With ‘Ghost Smoker’ Official Video; TWIN EARTH RECORDS To Issue Debut Album In July


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

From the Norwegian environs comes the retro stoner rock overlords SAINT KARLOFF and their incredible “Ghost Smoker” official video. Continue reading “SAINT KARLOFF Share Retro Unholiness With ‘Ghost Smoker’ Official Video; TWIN EARTH RECORDS To Issue Debut Album In July”

-( 16 )- And PRIMITIVE MAN Announce EU. Tour

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

Two of the heaviest monstrosities in the sludge underworld, -(16)- and PRIMITIVE MAN, will unite for a European tour run this Aug. – Sept. Continue reading “-( 16 )- And PRIMITIVE MAN Announce EU. Tour”

THAL (w/ Guest Sophie Steff) Premiere ‘Her Gods Demand War’ Visualizer


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

Ohio-based heavyweights THAL (The Heathens Are Loose) have just dropped a new visualizer for their song “Her Gods Demand War“. Continue reading “THAL (w/ Guest Sophie Steff) Premiere ‘Her Gods Demand War’ Visualizer”

HAUNTED Premiere ‘Mourning Sun’ Official Video From New Release ‘Dayburner’

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

As the latest recording from international psyche-doom unit HAUNTED arrives, “Dayburner“, the band is also premiering a new official video. Continue reading “HAUNTED Premiere ‘Mourning Sun’ Official Video From New Release ‘Dayburner’”

RPM FEST 2018: Tickets On Sale Now – BLACK TUSK, TOMBS, WHORES, ACID WITCH, INCITE +40 More

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner / Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

RPM Fest organizers announced the 2018 full band roster for the late August music event a few weeks ago. We have an updated poster and, more importantly,  tickets are on sale now!    Continue reading “RPM FEST 2018: Tickets On Sale Now – BLACK TUSK, TOMBS, WHORES, ACID WITCH, INCITE +40 More”

THE MARYLAND DOOM FESTIVAL 2018 – Sponsors Feature: Baltimore Tattoo Museum

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

The Maryland Doom Fest 2018 event tickets are still on sale. The lineup is announced, the merch is ready, and of four primary festival sponsors (Riff Relevant included) we reach our final.  We invite you to learn a bit more about primary sponsor: BALTIMORE TATTOO MUSEUM.  This one is special… Continue reading “THE MARYLAND DOOM FESTIVAL 2018 – Sponsors Feature: Baltimore Tattoo Museum”

WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues

Cover Art by Bill Kole – Billy Diablo Designs

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

Hitting the halfway point of their ‘Stoned On Both Coasts Tour” on May 26th with a blazing set at the Stoned To Death 3 Fest in Vermont [PHOTOS HERE], American Weed Rockers Wasted Theory sneaked into the studio in between performances to complete a new record.   Continue reading “WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues”

VESSEL OF LIGHT Announce First-Ever Live Performance; To Support LIFE OF AGONY In NYC


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

In what promises to be an amazing event in and of itself, psyche-doom alt. rock entity VESSEL OF LIGHT have announced their first-ever live performance! Continue reading “VESSEL OF LIGHT Announce First-Ever Live Performance; To Support LIFE OF AGONY In NYC”

LIMB ‘Saboteurs Of The Sun’ Review & Stream; Official Video Premiere


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

The United Kingdom’s LIMB are back with a new album release, their third such, and it is titled “Saboteurs Of The Sun“. Continue reading “LIMB ‘Saboteurs Of The Sun’ Review & Stream; Official Video Premiere”

THE SWORD Announce New Leg Of ‘Used Future’ U.S. Tour w/ UME; New Official Video

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

THE SWORD have announced the fourth leg of the U.S. tour for their latest album release, “Used Future“. Continue reading “THE SWORD Announce New Leg Of ‘Used Future’ U.S. Tour w/ UME; New Official Video”

WITCHSORROW Streaming New ‘Hexenhammer’ Album In Full; Live Dates


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

Brilliant British traditional doom trio WITCHSORROW are now one week into the release of their new album, “Hexenhammer“, via Candlelight / Spinefarm Records. Continue reading “WITCHSORROW Streaming New ‘Hexenhammer’ Album In Full; Live Dates”

MOTOROWL Reveal ‘Atlas’ Album Details + Title Track Animated Video


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

Progressive psychedelic doom band MOTOROWL are ramping up to release their new album “Atlas” on July 27th through Century Media Records. Continue reading “MOTOROWL Reveal ‘Atlas’ Album Details + Title Track Animated Video”

WITCHSKULL Stream New Album ‘Coven’s Will’ As 2016 Debut Sees Limited Vinyl Re-Issue + Live Dates

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

Wow! There is a lot of activity currently happening within the camp of Canberra, Australia’s retro-heavy doom-mongers WITCHSKULL. Continue reading “WITCHSKULL Stream New Album ‘Coven’s Will’ As 2016 Debut Sees Limited Vinyl Re-Issue + Live Dates”