ANATHEMA Announce ‘Ambient Acoustic’ UK/EU Mini-Tour

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

The highly revered progressive rock/melodic doom band ANATHEMA announced a short run of acoustic dates set to take place in the United Kingdom and Europe. Continue reading “ANATHEMA Announce ‘Ambient Acoustic’ UK/EU Mini-Tour”

AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates


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

The one man musical monstrosity that is AUTHOR & PUNISHER (aka Tristan Shone) has revealed details of an upcoming sixth album release, “Beastland“. Continue reading “AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates

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

As was recently revealed, metal-melding doomsters CASTLE will release their new album “Deal Thy Fate” on October 19th via Ripple Music. Continue reading “CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

ANCESTORS ‘Suspended In Reflections’ Review [Select Track Streams]; Joining ELDER On Fall EU. Tour


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

Some bands strike such an impactful, uniquely resonating chord within us, for whatever reason that might be. Trying to decipher such a cause and effect would be akin to counting the individual grains of sand on any given beach. Continue reading “ANCESTORS ‘Suspended In Reflections’ Review [Select Track Streams]; Joining ELDER On Fall EU. Tour”

OBITUARY Offering Vinyl Formats Of S/T & Live EP; EU. Tour w/ SLAYER, ANTHRAX, LAMB OF GOD


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

Legendary Floridian death metal pioneers OBITUARY are sharing news today about a pair of their releases receiving vinyl LP pressings. Continue reading “OBITUARY Offering Vinyl Formats Of S/T & Live EP; EU. Tour w/ SLAYER, ANTHRAX, LAMB OF GOD”

SONICBLAST MOLEDO Festival Confirms Line Up – Including EARTHLESS, KADAVAR, UFOMAMMUT, NEBULA, CAUSA SUI & More


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

The complete roster of acts scheduled to perform at the eighth annual SONICBLAST MOLEDO Festival in Portugal this year has been announced. Continue reading “SONICBLAST MOLEDO Festival Confirms Line Up – Including EARTHLESS, KADAVAR, UFOMAMMUT, NEBULA, CAUSA SUI & More”

THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates


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

Iceland’s THE VINTAGE CARAVAN will return with their highly-anticipated fourth studio album next month. Continue reading “THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates”

ENSLAVED & HIGH ON FIRE Uniting For EU/UK Tour


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

In an incredible pairing of acts, Norwegian extremists ENSLAVED and U.S. metalmongers HIGH ON FIRE will team together for a European / U.K. tour this fall. Continue reading “ENSLAVED & HIGH ON FIRE Uniting For EU/UK Tour”

PRIMITIVE MAN & UNEARTHLY TRANCE Uniting For Split Release [Video Trailer]


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

August 17th will see the Relapse Records release of a split album recording from two of the absolute heaviest entities in the underground realm of sonic mayhem. Continue reading “PRIMITIVE MAN & UNEARTHLY TRANCE Uniting For Split Release [Video Trailer]”

HIRAX Announces European Tour For August; Includes Brutal Assault, Frantic Fest, Kaltenbach Open Air & More


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

Old school thrash metal legends HIRAX have just announced they will embark upon a European tour this August.  Continue reading “HIRAX Announces European Tour For August; Includes Brutal Assault, Frantic Fest, Kaltenbach Open Air & More”

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]”