IGNITOR Premiere ‘Haunted By Rock & Roll’ Official Video; To Play ALEHORN OF POWER X Fest In July


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

Austin, Texas’ classic metal-infused powerhouse IGNITOR have premiered their newest official video for “Haunted By Rock & Roll“. Continue reading “IGNITOR Premiere ‘Haunted By Rock & Roll’ Official Video; To Play ALEHORN OF POWER X Fest In July”

HATCHET Unveils Details Of ‘Dying To Exist’ Album; Premiere New Official Video

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

Bay Area new wave of American thrash act HATCHET have unveiled details from their new LP, “Dying To Exist“. It will arrive in stores June 22nd, 2018 via Combat Records / EMP Label Group. Continue reading “HATCHET Unveils Details Of ‘Dying To Exist’ Album; Premiere New Official Video”

Oldschool Sunday: ODIN [Joins EMP Label Group; Classic Albums Being Re-Issued]


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

The Eighties metal deities known as ODIN were poised to conquer the world at one point in that bygone decade. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: ODIN [Joins EMP Label Group; Classic Albums Being Re-Issued]”

Early COUNT RAVEN Releases To Receive Vinyl / Digital Re-Issues From Metal Blade

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

Hot on the heels of this week’s announcement of the re-issue of Flotsam & Jetsam’s 1986 début (details), Metal Blade Records will also re-issue another series of classics. Continue reading “Early COUNT RAVEN Releases To Receive Vinyl / Digital Re-Issues From Metal Blade”

Metal Blade To Re-Issue FLOTSAM & JETSAM ‘Doomsday For The Deceiver’ On CD / Vinyl


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

Metal Blade Records announced their plans for a timely re-issue of one of U.S. thrash metal’s greatest debuts ever, Flotsam & Jetsam‘s 1986 release, “Doomsday For The Deceiver“. Continue reading “Metal Blade To Re-Issue FLOTSAM & JETSAM ‘Doomsday For The Deceiver’ On CD / Vinyl”

IGNITOR Premiere ‘Hatchet (The Ballad Of Victor Crowley)’ Official Video


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

The titanic Texas twister of true metal, Ignitor, are back on the scene with a new official video premiere, “Hatchet (The Ballad Of Victor Crowley)“. Continue reading “IGNITOR Premiere ‘Hatchet (The Ballad Of Victor Crowley)’ Official Video”

MARC RIZZO To Release ‘Rotation’ Solo Album In March; Teaser Video


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

Musician / guitarist Marc Rizzo, best known for his place in such current bands as Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, Dead By Wednesday and others (along with his former, Ill Nino) will release a new solo album in March.   Continue reading “MARC RIZZO To Release ‘Rotation’ Solo Album In March; Teaser Video”

EMP Label Group Launches Southern Rock/Country Music Imprint ‘EMP Outlaw’; RON KEEL BAND Release Announced Via Video


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

EMP Label Group, ran in part by Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson, has announced the formation of EMP Outlaw, a southern rock/outlaw country music imprint. One of the label’s first offerings will the re-issue of “Metal Cowboy“, the 2014 independent release from legendary Steeler/Keel vocalist Ron Keel, in stores on March 2nd. Continue reading “EMP Label Group Launches Southern Rock/Country Music Imprint ‘EMP Outlaw’; RON KEEL BAND Release Announced Via Video”

EMP Label Group To Resurrect COMBAT RECORDS


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

EMP Label Group, the record label begun in part by Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson, have announced they will resurrect Combat Records in 2018. It is most definitely a fitting pairing as Megadeth‘s 1985 debut album “Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good!” was released via the label, which also had a part in a handful of the subsequent albums that followed from the band. Continue reading “EMP Label Group To Resurrect COMBAT RECORDS”

BROKEN TEETH Get ‘Sinful’ In New Official Video

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

The Texas-based amp-melting answer to all that is blues-infused Rock ‘N Roll, Broken Teeth, are back with a new Official Video première.   Continue reading “BROKEN TEETH Get ‘Sinful’ In New Official Video”

BROKEN TEETH Are ‘Never Dead’ In New Official Video


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

Austin, Texas’ relentlessly rocking unit Broken Teeth have just unveiled their newest official video for ‘Never Dead‘. The high energy number hails from the band’s new album, 4 On The Floor, released April 21st via David Ellefson/Thom Hazaert’s EMP Label GroupContinue reading “BROKEN TEETH Are ‘Never Dead’ In New Official Video”

BROKEN TEETH Sign With EMP Label Group For ‘4 On The Floor’ Release

Texas classic rock-styled band Broken Teeth, who are fronted by Jason McMaster (Dangerous Toys, Watchtower, Evil United), have revealed news about their next release.

Continue reading “BROKEN TEETH Sign With EMP Label Group For ‘4 On The Floor’ Release”