SATANIZE Streaming Just-Released ‘Death Mass Execution’ 7″

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

Portugal’s Satanize may be one of the most brutal extreme metal acts on the planet at this time.   Continue reading “SATANIZE Streaming Just-Released ‘Death Mass Execution’ 7″”

BLURRING ‘Cloud Burner’ EP Review & Stream

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

Dan Lilker has been a music idol of mine since I first discovered him in S.O.D. (Stormtroopers Of Death) and Nuclear Assault way back when.  Many folks don’t realize that Dan was a founding member of Anthrax, although most do know about his later years in Brutal Truth, Malformed Earthborn, Exit-13, Ravenous, Extra Hot Sauce, Venomous Concept, etc.
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Negative Metal Band REBEL WIZARD Return With ‘The Warning Of One’; Debut New Song


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

The Australian harbingers of negative metal, Rebel Wizard, have proclaimed their imminent return with a new EP.   Continue reading “Negative Metal Band REBEL WIZARD Return With ‘The Warning Of One’; Debut New Song”

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM To Return With ‘Thrice Woven’; Video Teaser


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

The otherworldly, modern progressive black metal band from the U.S. Pacific Northwest, Wolves In The Throne Room, have announced their imminent return.   Continue reading “WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM To Return With ‘Thrice Woven’; Video Teaser”

EXCLUSIVE!!! HATRED ALIVE Premiere ‘Still I Smile’ Single


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

Hailing from Rumford, Maine, Hatred Alive are one of the region’s only longest running, extreme metal acts.   Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE!!! HATRED ALIVE Premiere ‘Still I Smile’ Single”

TODAY IS THE DAY Announce ‘Temple Of The Morning Star’ 20th Anniversary Tour

Extreme musical assassins Today Is The Day have announced they will undertake a North American tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their ‘Temple Of The Morning Star‘ album.   Continue reading “TODAY IS THE DAY Announce ‘Temple Of The Morning Star’ 20th Anniversary Tour”

Pro-Quality Video Of SCOUR Performing Pantera Track Surfaces


Professional quality video of Phil Anselmo‘s extreme metal band Scour performing one of his earlier band’s songs has surfaced. The clip of the band’s rendition of Pantera’s ‘Strength Beyond Strength‘ was captured at Scour‘s first ever show.    Continue reading “Pro-Quality Video Of SCOUR Performing Pantera Track Surfaces”

DARK SERMON Announces They Are Disbanding


Floridian extreme metal band Dark Sermon have announced their dissolution. I personally hate to hear this news, as I’ve been a fan of their since first hearing them a few years back.   Continue reading “DARK SERMON Announces They Are Disbanding”

GOATWHORE Reveal ‘Vengeful Ascension’ Details; Title Track Stream + Tour Dates

NOLA’s beyond merely vicious act Goatwhore will release their seventh studio album, ‘Vengeful Ascension‘, via Metal Blade on June 23rd.   Continue reading “GOATWHORE Reveal ‘Vengeful Ascension’ Details; Title Track Stream + Tour Dates”

DECAPITATED 101: New Album, New Video, New Tour With THY ART IS MURDER & Support From FALLUJAH / GHOST BATH

There is a lot currently going on in the world of Polish metal band Decapitated. So much that it may take a discourse to cover it all. Welcome to Decapitated 101, so to speak, and we’ll start with the news of a new studio album. Continue reading “DECAPITATED 101: New Album, New Video, New Tour With THY ART IS MURDER & Support From FALLUJAH / GHOST BATH”