Pro-Shot Video Of Entire DIRKSCHNEIDER Live Set At Summer Breeze 2018

(Photo Courtesy Of Michael “Maikel” Pander)

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

WDR Rockpalast has shared their professionally filmed video of DIRKSCHNEIDER – featuring frontman Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ex-Accept) – live at Summer Breeze 2018 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. Continue reading “Pro-Shot Video Of Entire DIRKSCHNEIDER Live Set At Summer Breeze 2018”

GHASTLY SOUND Emit New ‘Crippler Crossface’ Single + Official Video; Appearing At Psycho Las Vegas


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

Vermont’s GHASTLY SOUND have unveiled a new single, “Crippler Crossface“, along with its subsequent official video.  Continue reading “GHASTLY SOUND Emit New ‘Crippler Crossface’ Single + Official Video; Appearing At Psycho Las Vegas”

WAY OUT Stream New ‘Arc Of Descent’ EP Release; Live Dates


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

Providence, Rhode Island’s new wave, post-punk, goth rock trio WAY OUT – Derek Knox (guitar / vocals / keys), Anna Wingfield (drums), and Nick Sadler (bass) – have just released a new EP. Continue reading “WAY OUT Stream New ‘Arc Of Descent’ EP Release; Live Dates”

GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST ‘Chapter II: Of Earth’ Album Dual Review & Stream; Appearing At Heavy Mash Fest II

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

San Diego’s GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST recently released their highly-anticipated second album, the aptly titled “Chapter II: Of Earth“, via Totem Cat Records. Continue reading “GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST ‘Chapter II: Of Earth’ Album Dual Review & Stream; Appearing At Heavy Mash Fest II”

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”

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”

DYGORA ‘Chambers Of Reflection’ EP Review & Stream; Live Dates Incl. Everloud Japan & UK Slam Fest

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

The U.K.’s DYGORA have independently released their debut EP, “Chambers Of Reflection“, a mere handful of weeks ago. Continue reading “DYGORA ‘Chambers Of Reflection’ EP Review & Stream; Live Dates Incl. Everloud Japan & UK Slam Fest”

MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’

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

Yes, you read that right! November will see “The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018” launch in the United States. Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’”

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Return To Roots On Upcoming ‘STill Cyco Punk After All These Years’ Album; Share Song & Annc. U.S. Tour

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

Venice, California’s long running crossover punk/metal legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have revealed further details of an upcoming album release.  Continue reading “SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Return To Roots On Upcoming ‘STill Cyco Punk After All These Years’ Album; Share Song & Annc. U.S. Tour”

SIEGE OF POWER (Autopsy, Asphyx, Ex-Hail Of Bullets Members) Unveil Debut’s Details; Official Video

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

SIEGE OF POWER is a somewhat new project amassing several of the global death metal scene’s most experienced veterans of extreme heaviness. Continue reading “SIEGE OF POWER (Autopsy, Asphyx, Ex-Hail Of Bullets Members) Unveil Debut’s Details; Official Video”

HOREHOUND Reveals Second Full-length, ‘HOLOCENE’ & Premieres Video For “L’appel du Vide”; Live Dates

(Photo Courtesy Of Trevor Richards)

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

Extremely excited to announce Pittsburgh’s paramount Doom/Sludge underground act HOREHOUND continues their ascension above ground with the announcement of their second full-length album, ‘HOLOCENE‘.    Continue reading “HOREHOUND Reveals Second Full-length, ‘HOLOCENE’ & Premieres Video For “L’appel du Vide”; Live Dates”

WHITENAILS Rally All Hands On Deck For ‘Shanghaied’ Official Video


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

From the great white north of Canada, Quebec to be more precise, comes WHITENAILS with a new official video, “Shanghaied“. Continue reading “WHITENAILS Rally All Hands On Deck For ‘Shanghaied’ Official Video”

PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Premiere ‘Choosing Mental Illness’ Video Inspired By ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’; Tour Dates

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

In January, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS unleashed their sophomore album, “Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue”, via Anselmo’s Housecore Records. Continue reading “PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Premiere ‘Choosing Mental Illness’ Video Inspired By ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’; Tour Dates”

ALL PIGS MUST DIE Set U.S. East Coast Mini-Tour For Sept.; HOMEWRECKER Support

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

The savage live metal assault of ALL PIGS MUST DIE will take to the roads of the eastern U.S. on a mini-tour in September. Continue reading “ALL PIGS MUST DIE Set U.S. East Coast Mini-Tour For Sept.; HOMEWRECKER Support”

CLUTCH Get Cookin’ With ‘Hot Bottom Feeder’ Video; Offer Ltd. Collector’s Bundles For Upcoming Album


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

Those baddest of Earth Rockers from the State of Maryland, CLUTCH, have premiered their latest official video for “Hot Bottom Feeder“. Continue reading “CLUTCH Get Cookin’ With ‘Hot Bottom Feeder’ Video; Offer Ltd. Collector’s Bundles For Upcoming Album”