SAINT KARLOFF ‘All Heed The Black God’ Album Review & Stream


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

Speaking solely for myself, it takes something really exceptional from the ever-increasingly more exploited Stoner Rock genre to impress me these days. Continue reading “SAINT KARLOFF ‘All Heed The Black God’ Album Review & Stream”

VYPERS ‘Champion 100’ EP Review & Stream

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

Back in early March, the ‘Champion 100′ EP come tumbling out of the Toronto based band VYPERS. Continue reading “VYPERS ‘Champion 100’ EP Review & Stream”

MAN IN THE WOODS ‘Badlands Part One’ EP Review & Stream


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

From Isle Of Man, U.K. comes the arrival of the “Badlands Part One” EP début from MAN IN THE WOODS. Continue reading “MAN IN THE WOODS ‘Badlands Part One’ EP Review & Stream”

RIVERS OF GORE S/T Album Review & Stream

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

Once upon a time in Mexico… in Méx., Mexico to be exact, there existed a trio of musicians that were determined to laugh in the face of Death. Continue reading “RIVERS OF GORE S/T Album Review & Stream”

RED MESA ‘The Devil And The Desert’ Album Review & Stream

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

It has been four long years since Albuquerque, New Mexico’s RED MESA graced us with their phenomenal S/T début back in 2014. Continue reading “RED MESA ‘The Devil And The Desert’ Album Review & Stream”

EL ROJO ’16 Inches Radial’ EP Review & Stream

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

From Morano Calabro, Italy comes EL ROJO and their recently released “16 Inches Radial” EP. Continue reading “EL ROJO ’16 Inches Radial’ EP Review & Stream”

LáGoon ‘Skate Fast, Play Loud’ In New Official Video


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

Portland’s fuzzened, psyche punk band LáGoon are premiering their new official video for the song “Skate Fast, Play Loud“. Continue reading “LáGoon ‘Skate Fast, Play Loud’ In New Official Video”

WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues

Cover Art by Bill Kole – Billy Diablo Designs

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

Hitting the halfway point of their ‘Stoned On Both Coasts Tour” on May 26th with a blazing set at the Stoned To Death 3 Fest in Vermont [PHOTOS HERE], American Weed Rockers Wasted Theory sneaked into the studio in between performances to complete a new record.   Continue reading “WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues”

KAISER ‘1st Sound’ Review & Stream


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

In the ever-widening realm of Stoner Rock, a locale that some might say is becoming rather watered down with mediocrity and dime-a-dozen bands, it takes something special to set itself apart. Continue reading “KAISER ‘1st Sound’ Review & Stream”

HIGH PRIESTESS To Undertake May Tour As S/T Ripple Music Debut Arrives

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

May is shaping up to a be a big month for the L.A.-based doom trio HIGH PRIESTESS – Katie Gilchrest (guitar/vocals), Mariana Fiel (bass/vocals), and Megan Mullins (drums). Continue reading “HIGH PRIESTESS To Undertake May Tour As S/T Ripple Music Debut Arrives”

CONFUSION MASTER ‘Awaken’ Full Album Stream; Official Video + Tour Dates

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

April 27th saw the Exile On Mainstream release of “Awaken” from the German existential psyche doom unit Confusion Master. Continue reading “CONFUSION MASTER ‘Awaken’ Full Album Stream; Official Video + Tour Dates”

KAISER Sophomore Album ‘1st Sound’ Due In May; Share ‘Earthquake’ Single [Streaming]


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

The Helsinki, Finland power trio KAISER have announced details of their upcoming sophomore album release, “1st Sound“. Continue reading “KAISER Sophomore Album ‘1st Sound’ Due In May; Share ‘Earthquake’ Single [Streaming]”

HAUNTED Reveal Details Of New Album ‘Dayburner’; To Arrive In June


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

HAUNTED, the Catania, Italy-based inhabitants of harrowing psyche / fuzz doom, have unveiled details for their highly anticipated new album. Continue reading “HAUNTED Reveal Details Of New Album ‘Dayburner’; To Arrive In June”

MOTSUS ‘Oumuamua’ Review & Stream


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

Belgium’s MOTSUS have returned with their first official full-length album via Polderrecords, the just-released “Oumuamua“. Continue reading “MOTSUS ‘Oumuamua’ Review & Stream”

‘El Diablo’ Official Video Premiere From ELECTRIC JAGUAR BABY; Band’s First-Ever Vinyl LP Coming

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

With the release of their new EP, “Old Songs From Beyond” late last month (story HERE), France’s Electric Jaguar Baby have issued an official video for one of its songs. Continue reading “‘El Diablo’ Official Video Premiere From ELECTRIC JAGUAR BABY; Band’s First-Ever Vinyl LP Coming”