MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE ‘Bad Bondye’ EP Review & Stream

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

Slamming into the Pat Riot review queue, with millimeters of time sensitivity to spare, is this fantastic sonic smackdown.   Continue reading “MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE ‘Bad Bondye’ EP Review & Stream”

KILLING VOLTS ‘Why Should I Say Yes?’ EP Review, Stream & Video Premiere

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

With plenty of nouveau swagger and new wave-y flare comes the Geneva, Switzerland quartet Killing Volts.   Continue reading “KILLING VOLTS ‘Why Should I Say Yes?’ EP Review, Stream & Video Premiere”

The Watchers – Updated ‘Sabbath Highway’ Tour Dates & EP Review

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

The Watchers have shared some updates to their ‘Sabbath Highway’ Tour coming this month. The tour is in support of their 2016 Sabbath Highway EP, which I did a review on back in December and updated now for RiffRelevant.com…  Continue reading “The Watchers – Updated ‘Sabbath Highway’ Tour Dates & EP Review”

GREEN LUNG ‘Green Man Rising’ Single Review & NYP Item


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

It seems as if each new day brings the revelation of yet another fantastic band hailing from the UK and today is no exception. In fact, that recent ritual continues with a fantastic foursome from London, Green Lung.   Continue reading “GREEN LUNG ‘Green Man Rising’ Single Review & NYP Item”

BLOODY HAMMERS To Issue Ltd. Edition EP In July; Premiere New Official Video


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

The ultra-gothic North Carolina band Bloody Hammers have announced plans to release an extremely limited count EP on July 14th.   Continue reading “BLOODY HAMMERS To Issue Ltd. Edition EP In July; Premiere New Official Video”

ABANDONED SOULS ‘Make It Last’ EP Review; Song Stream; Tour Dates

London, Ontario’s Abandoned Souls recently returned via a new EP release, the five-song ‘Make It Last‘ from their own indie, Fiend Records. Dropped back at the end of April, the effort is the follow-up to 2014’s Insightful Minds At Ease.   Continue reading “ABANDONED SOULS ‘Make It Last’ EP Review; Song Stream; Tour Dates”

SAFETY SWITCH ‘Forsaken’ EP Review, Stream & Free Download


From the state of Georgia comes a peach of a hardcore release, the four-track ‘Forsaken‘ EP from Safety Switch. The band is clearly a young, up and coming act as it seems their first offering was the Demo ’17 release, from earlier in the year.   Continue reading “SAFETY SWITCH ‘Forsaken’ EP Review, Stream & Free Download”

BLACKSHEEP ‘Weather Report’ EP Review, Stream & Video Debut


From Bucharest, Romania comes the new three-song offering from Blacksheep, ‘Weather Report‘. Released a little over a week ago, this forecast bodes heavy metallic storms and hard rock thunder a’ plenty is headed your way.   Continue reading “BLACKSHEEP ‘Weather Report’ EP Review, Stream & Video Debut”

MARZI MONTAZERI Teams With TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS For ‘The Uprising’ EP

Two of the more unique artists in all of metaldom, ones that kind of hail from opposite ends of the spectrum too, have united together.   Continue reading “MARZI MONTAZERI Teams With TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS For ‘The Uprising’ EP”

GHOST COLOR ‘American Book Of The Dead’ EP Review; Streaming


Sacramento, CA.’s Ghost Color return with their second EP, American Book Of The Dead, on May 30th. If you’ve somehow missed out on the band until now, including their 2015 self-titled EP, shame on you.   Continue reading “GHOST COLOR ‘American Book Of The Dead’ EP Review; Streaming”