KREATOR & DIMMU BORGIR Uniting For EU. Co-Headline Tour; HATEBREED & BLOODBATH Supporting


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

In yet further defining proof that metal is a much more widely-embraced thing in the Olde Country, comes the following: Continue reading “KREATOR & DIMMU BORGIR Uniting For EU. Co-Headline Tour; HATEBREED & BLOODBATH Supporting”

DEAFHEAVEN ‘Canary Yellow’ Single Release; New Album & N. American Tour Nears – Annc. UK/EU Tour w/ Inter Arma

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

DEAFHEAVEN have just dropped a new single, “Canary Yellow“, from their upcoming album release. Continue reading “DEAFHEAVEN ‘Canary Yellow’ Single Release; New Album & N. American Tour Nears – Annc. UK/EU Tour w/ Inter Arma”

BRANT BJORK To Release New Album In Sept. [Details]; Announces EU. Tour


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

Legendary rocker and former Kyuss / Fu Manchu member BRANT BJORK has announced he will release a new album this summer and has shared the following details. Continue reading “BRANT BJORK To Release New Album In Sept. [Details]; Announces EU. Tour”

VOIVOD Announces EU. Tour To Coincide With New Full-Length Release [Album Details]

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

Long running Canadian sci-fi / progressive metal band VOIVOD have revealed limited details on their new full-length album release. Continue reading “VOIVOD Announces EU. Tour To Coincide With New Full-Length Release [Album Details]”

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Reveals Extensive Tours Including U.K. w/ ORANGE GOBLIN-FIREBALL MINISTRY-BLACK MOTH


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

Now that drummer Reed Mullin is on the mend following recent knee surgery, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY have unveiled their plans for upcoming, extensive tour runs. Continue reading “CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Reveals Extensive Tours Including U.K. w/ ORANGE GOBLIN-FIREBALL MINISTRY-BLACK MOTH”

CORNERS OF SANCTUARY Reveal Live Dates Supporting New ‘The Galloping Hordes’ Album; Launch Crowdfunding Outlet


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

Philadelphia’s power metal / melodic thrash powerhouse CORNERS OF SANCTUARY digitally released their fifth full-length studio album, “The Galloping Hordes“, in May. Continue reading “CORNERS OF SANCTUARY Reveal Live Dates Supporting New ‘The Galloping Hordes’ Album; Launch Crowdfunding Outlet”

DEATH ANGEL, SODOM, SUICIDAL ANGELS Unite For ‘MTV Headbanger’s Ball’ EU Tour – Headliner TBA


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

As MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball is still a thing in Europe, there will be a 2018 installment of the show-sponsored “MTV Headbanger’s Ball European Tour“. Continue reading “DEATH ANGEL, SODOM, SUICIDAL ANGELS Unite For ‘MTV Headbanger’s Ball’ EU Tour – Headliner TBA”

WILL HAVEN Issue ‘Hewed With The Brand’ Official Video; Annc. EU./U.K. Tour

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

The Sacramento, CA post-hardcore / noise collective we know as WILL HAVEN have just issued a new official video for the song “Hewed With The Brand“. Continue reading “WILL HAVEN Issue ‘Hewed With The Brand’ Official Video; Annc. EU./U.K. Tour”

PRIMAL FEAR Unveil Upcoming ‘Apocalypse’ Album Details & Debut New Lyric Video; EU. Tour w/ RIOT In September

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

Germany’s power metal powerhouse, the dynamic PRIMAL FEAR, have revealed some details of their upcoming studio album release Continue reading “PRIMAL FEAR Unveil Upcoming ‘Apocalypse’ Album Details & Debut New Lyric Video; EU. Tour w/ RIOT In September”

ECSTATIC VISION Issue ‘Troublemaker’ Official Video; U.S., EU Tours To Begin – Stoned & Dusted, Days Of Darkness Fests

(Photo Courtesy Of Gene Smirnov)

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

Philadelphia’s finest phenoms for truly heavy psychedelia, ECSTATIC VISION, have just dropped a new official video for the song “Troublemaker“. Continue reading “ECSTATIC VISION Issue ‘Troublemaker’ Official Video; U.S., EU Tours To Begin – Stoned & Dusted, Days Of Darkness Fests”

NIGHT DEMON Announces ‘Live Darkness’ Triple Live Album Release; Live Video With MIDNIGHT’s Athenar Debuts


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

August 10th will see the release of a triple live album from NIGHT DEMON – in partnership with multiple global-wide record labels – titled “Live Darkness“. Continue reading “NIGHT DEMON Announces ‘Live Darkness’ Triple Live Album Release; Live Video With MIDNIGHT’s Athenar Debuts”

EARTHLESS Announce EU./U.K. Tour w/ RUBY THE HATCHET; PALLBEARER On Select Dates


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

EARTHLESS have just announced their plans for an upcoming tour in Europe and the U.K., one featuring RUBY THE HATCHET on many dates. Continue reading “EARTHLESS Announce EU./U.K. Tour w/ RUBY THE HATCHET; PALLBEARER On Select Dates”

UNSANE To See Extensive U.S. & EU. Touring This Summer; U.S. Support Includes CHILD BITE-ZEKE-WRONG

(Pic By: Dan Joeright)

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

N.Y.C.’s brashest of aurally abrasive noise rockers, UNSANE, will embark upon extensive tour cycles in the U.S. and Europe this summer. Continue reading “UNSANE To See Extensive U.S. & EU. Touring This Summer; U.S. Support Includes CHILD BITE-ZEKE-WRONG”

DEAD CROSS Surprise Release S/T EP [Streaming]; Premiere Official Video + Share Live Dates


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

Yesterday, Tuesday, May 2, saw the surprise release of a self-titled EP from DEAD CROSS through the Ipecac Recordings label of frontman Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle). Continue reading “DEAD CROSS Surprise Release S/T EP [Streaming]; Premiere Official Video + Share Live Dates”