Heavy Mountain Music & Beer Fest: Day 2 – HIGH ON FIRE, OBITUARY, BLACK TUSK, INTER ARMA, YOUNG WIDOWS & EXMORTUS [Photos]

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

The recent Labor Day Weekend here in the U.S. – specifically Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2 – would see the inaugural Heavy Mountain Music & Beer Fest get underway in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. Continue reading “Heavy Mountain Music & Beer Fest: Day 2 – HIGH ON FIRE, OBITUARY, BLACK TUSK, INTER ARMA, YOUNG WIDOWS & EXMORTUS [Photos]”

Show Review: OBITUARY, EXMORTUS, DIRT CHURCH; Sept. 8th @ UCH, Clifton Park, NY [Videos]

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Some things inexplicably stick in the mind. I don’t remotely know why, but I still remember my first time hearing OBITUARY, 28 damned years ago.    Continue reading “Show Review: OBITUARY, EXMORTUS, DIRT CHURCH; Sept. 8th @ UCH, Clifton Park, NY [Videos]”

OBITUARY Headline U.S. East Coast Tour w/ EXMORTUS; Set For Inaugural HEAVY MOUNTAIN FEST

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

Long-running Floridian death metal monstrosity OBITUARY have announced plans for an upcoming U.S. East Coast headlining tour. Continue reading “OBITUARY Headline U.S. East Coast Tour w/ EXMORTUS; Set For Inaugural HEAVY MOUNTAIN FEST”

NOVAREIGN Issues ‘The Builder’ Lyric Video; Announce U.S. Summer Tour

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

L.A.’s epic traditional metal band NOVAREIGN are back with a new lyric video for the song “The Builder“, along with a U.S. summer tour announcement.  Continue reading “NOVAREIGN Issues ‘The Builder’ Lyric Video; Announce U.S. Summer Tour”

KATAKLYSM Announce String Of U.S. Shows With JUNGLE ROT & EXMORTUS; Premiere Lyric Video


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

Canadian death metal hyperblasters KATAKLYSM have announced a handful of U.S. shows to celebrate the release of their new album, “Meditations“. Continue reading “KATAKLYSM Announce String Of U.S. Shows With JUNGLE ROT & EXMORTUS; Premiere Lyric Video”

EXMORTUS Reveal Info On New Album ‘The Sound Of Steel’


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

The Los Angeles neo-classical shred machine EXMORTUS have revealed details of their new studio album, “The Sound Of Steel“, arriving from Prosthetic Records on June 8. Continue reading “EXMORTUS Reveal Info On New Album ‘The Sound Of Steel’”