PLAINRIDE ‘Life On Ares’ Album Imminent From Ripple Music; Details + Song Premiere

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

Germany’s brazenly heavy fuzz rock band PLAINRIDE announce the upcoming release of their sophomore album, ‘Life On Ares‘. Continue reading “PLAINRIDE ‘Life On Ares’ Album Imminent From Ripple Music; Details + Song Premiere”

FU MANCHU ‘Clone Of The Universe’ Album Review & Stream

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

For just about a quarter of a century or so now, Fu Manchu has brought their unique brand of sun-soaked, foot-to-the-floor, stoner metal with such a remarkable level of superiority and consistency, it’s almost frightening.    Continue reading “FU MANCHU ‘Clone Of The Universe’ Album Review & Stream”

BLACK ELEPHANT ‘Cosmic Blues’ Album Nears; New Song ‘Helter Skelter’ Streaming


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

In less than one week’s time, Italy’s BLACK ELEPHANT will release their new full-length studio album, “Cosmic Blues“. Continue reading “BLACK ELEPHANT ‘Cosmic Blues’ Album Nears; New Song ‘Helter Skelter’ Streaming”

SPACELORD; S/T Album Review & Stream

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Buffalo, New York. A magical snow ravaged tundra, known for serving wings at every meal, and blasting Every Time I Die 24/7 in all local establishments.     Continue reading “SPACELORD; S/T Album Review & Stream”

PREMIERE! MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE ‘StarCult Euphrates’ 7″ Review & Stream


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

Perth, Australia’s MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE are a band whose name you won’t soon forget, especially when reinforced by their music once you’ve heard it. Continue reading “PREMIERE! MAGIC CHICKEN FUDGETOE ‘StarCult Euphrates’ 7″ Review & Stream”

FUZZ FORWARD ‘Out Of Nowhere’ Review & Stream


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

I find it quite impressive that Barcelona, Spain’s FUZZ FORWARD only formed in mid-2016 and less than two years later, have just released their debut album. Continue reading “FUZZ FORWARD ‘Out Of Nowhere’ Review & Stream”

GREEN DESERT WATER ‘Solar Plexus’ Review & Stream; Official Video


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

Oviedo, Spain’s GREEN DESERT WATER have just dropped their sophomore album release, “Solar Plexus“, through Small Stone Records on April 27.

Continue reading “GREEN DESERT WATER ‘Solar Plexus’ Review & Stream; Official Video”

HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates


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

Haggard Cat, the U.K.-based duo featuring Matt Reynolds and Tom Marsh from the band Heck, have just dropped their debut album, “Challenger“. Continue reading “HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates”

Psyche-Rock Duo CROWN LANDS Premiere ‘Mountain’ Official Video


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

Meet the duo of guitarist Kevin Comeau and lead vocalist / drummer Cody Bowles who, together, are better known as CROWN LANDS. Continue reading “Psyche-Rock Duo CROWN LANDS Premiere ‘Mountain’ Official Video”

DAPPER DAN ‘Tight Spot’ Review; ‘Hell Or Horses’ Single Streaming


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

The Southeast Kentucky-based, hard fuzz, southern rock and blues band Dapper Dan (gotta love that name, huh, O’ Brother Where Art Thou fans) recently issued their first official studio effort, “Tight Spot“. Continue reading “DAPPER DAN ‘Tight Spot’ Review; ‘Hell Or Horses’ Single Streaming”

MOS GENERATOR – New ‘Shadowlands’ Album Out May 11 on Listenable Records [Mini-Review]; ‘Road Rats Tour’ w/FU MANCHU + Headline & Fests

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

Last month, we shared news that Mos Generator is direct support for Fu Manchu’s tour in May, and we also premiered their new video.  We now have updated ‘Road Rats Tour’ dates, plus details about the new ‘Shadowlands’ album.    Continue reading “MOS GENERATOR – New ‘Shadowlands’ Album Out May 11 on Listenable Records [Mini-Review]; ‘Road Rats Tour’ w/FU MANCHU + Headline & Fests”

LáGoon ‘Grim Ripper’ Review, Stream & Official Video Premiere


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

From Portland, Oregon comes the skateboard lovin’, radically punk AF stoner / psyche, alternative fuzz rock two-man entity that is LáGoon. Continue reading “LáGoon ‘Grim Ripper’ Review, Stream & Official Video Premiere”

Exclusive Premiere: THE NECROMANCERS – ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1’ New Video; EU Tour Dates

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

The Necromancers have been diligently writing their follow up to their August 2017 release ‘Servants Of The Salem Girl‘ on Ripple Music.  Today we bring you an exclusive première of the new Official Video for their ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1′ track, plus a run of EU Tour and Festival dates coming this Spring.     Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: THE NECROMANCERS – ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1’ New Video; EU Tour Dates”

FU MANCHU Share Epic New Song ‘IL Mostro Atomico’ Featuring RUSH’s Alex Lifeson

(Pic Courtesy Of John Gilhooley)

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

SoCal stoner rock legends Fu Manchu  release their 12th studio album, “Clone Of The Universe“, today, Friday, February 9th, via their own label At The Dojo Records (New Damage Records in Canada). Continue reading “FU MANCHU Share Epic New Song ‘IL Mostro Atomico’ Featuring RUSH’s Alex Lifeson”

Exclusive Premiere: MOS GENERATOR – ‘Wicked Willow’ Video; ‘Road Rats Tour’ Dates To Support FU MANCHU + Headline & Fests

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

A couple of weeks back, we shared news of Fu Manchu’s new release and tour, with Mos Generator on board as direct support.  Today we bring you the full list of MosGen tour dates, plus a premiere of a new Official Video for the track ‘Wicked Willow‘, off their Abyssinia album.    Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: MOS GENERATOR – ‘Wicked Willow’ Video; ‘Road Rats Tour’ Dates To Support FU MANCHU + Headline & Fests”