GNAW THEIR TONGUES ‘Genocidal Majesty’ Album Review & Stream

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

I’m gonna be honest. I took this on as a personal challenge. It’s basically impossible for me to be turned off by the abrasiveness of a metal band’s sound of choice.  Continue reading “GNAW THEIR TONGUES ‘Genocidal Majesty’ Album Review & Stream”

thallMOTH ‘ANVRF’ Review & Stream


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

Meet the Chilean ambassadors of stoner doom / sludge / drone, the crushing behemoth thallMOTH and their “ANVRF” album. Continue reading “thallMOTH ‘ANVRF’ Review & Stream”

EARTH’s Dylan Carlson To Release Solo Album ‘Conquistador’ In April; Song Streaming


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

Dylan Carlson, quite well known as the linchpin of the drone-doom instrumentalists EARTH, announces he will release his first proper full-length solo album.  Continue reading “EARTH’s Dylan Carlson To Release Solo Album ‘Conquistador’ In April; Song Streaming”

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”

O HEIÐRÚN ‘The Human Voice Is A Disease’ Album Review & Stream; Live Event

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

Blackseed Records presents the August release of “The Human Voice Is A Diseasefrom o Heiðrún.  Forged in the Steel City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this release holds all existing o Heiðrún recordings to date, in one haunting compilation.    Continue reading “O HEIÐRÚN ‘The Human Voice Is A Disease’ Album Review & Stream; Live Event”

BELL WITCH To Release The Ambitious ‘Mirror Reaper’ In October

(Pic Courtesy Of David Choe)

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

Bell Witch, the pummeling funeral doom duo from Seattle, will release their third full-length, ‘Mirror Reaper’, worldwide on October 20th via Profound Lore Records.   Continue reading “BELL WITCH To Release The Ambitious ‘Mirror Reaper’ In October”

HORSEFLESH, MIDMOURNER, THUNDERCHIEF – 4/13/2017 Asheville, NC Show Review & Photos

Thunderchief 4/13/2017 @ The Odditorium in Asheville NC (Photo: Leanne)

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

You get a random invitation from folks you’ve never met, to see three heavy as hell bands you’ve never witnessed live, at a venue never been to, in a city never seen, to drive 800+ miles in one day across seven states… what do you do?  Continue reading “HORSEFLESH, MIDMOURNER, THUNDERCHIEF – 4/13/2017 Asheville, NC Show Review & Photos”

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”

PRIMITIVE MAN Offer New EP To Finance Van Repairs; Rejoins WEEDEATER Tour


Denver, Colorado savages Primitive Man recently wrapped up recording their sophomore album and were planning to hit the road with Weedeater. Unfortunately, their tour van has been undergoing repairs and has incurred expenses related to it.

Continue reading “PRIMITIVE MAN Offer New EP To Finance Van Repairs; Rejoins WEEDEATER Tour”

MIDMOURNER & THUNDERCHIEF announce US Spring Tour Dates

Midmourner / Thunderchief Tour 2017
Midmourner & Thunderchief Tour 2017

News from the sludge metal cauldrons of the South… two brutal bands have brewed an escape route. Midmourner and Thunderchief are pairing up for a fast track U.S. tour onslaught.    Continue reading “MIDMOURNER & THUNDERCHIEF announce US Spring Tour Dates”