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”

SHC (Spontaneous Human Combustion) Ignite ‘The Burning’ Official Video; NYP Album


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

Portugal’s SHC (Spontaneous Human Combustion) are fanning the flames of fuzzy psyche-rock once again with a new official video, “The Burning“. Continue reading “SHC (Spontaneous Human Combustion) Ignite ‘The Burning’ Official Video; NYP Album”

WASTED THEORY – ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour w/First West Coast Dates; Supporting ‘Defenders Of The Riff -2017’ [Full Stream] via Argonauta Records

Photo by Shane Gardner/Rock N Roll Socialite

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

American Weed Rockers WASTED THEORY hit the highway again, announcing U.S. Tour dates for 2018, including their first sky-way trek to California for a hazy ‘Stoned On Both Coasts” year of performances.   Continue reading “WASTED THEORY – ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour w/First West Coast Dates; Supporting ‘Defenders Of The Riff -2017’ [Full Stream] via Argonauta Records”

PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2018 – POOL PARTY Bands Confirmed; Festival Tickets On Sale Now

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

Psycho Las Vegas recently announced their second round of bands have been confirmed, this time for the anticipated pre-fest Pool Party on Thursday, August 16th…  Continue reading “PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2018 – POOL PARTY Bands Confirmed; Festival Tickets On Sale Now”

PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2018 – First Tease of Bands Confirmed; Festival Ticket Sales Opened

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

Back in August, I only left myself a single day to post about Psycho Las Vegas Festival event before I left to attend it.  This year, we have a slight head start on August 2018, with an initial teaser lineup for Psycho Las Vegas 2018! Continue reading “PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2018 – First Tease of Bands Confirmed; Festival Ticket Sales Opened”

Heavy Psych Sounds To Re-Issue 3 Early NEBULA Classics


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

Late January, 2018 (the 26th to be specific) will mark the 20th Anniversary of the debut release from stoner / psyche icons Nebula, “Let It Burn“. The band, formed by former Fu Manchu members Eddie Glass and Ruben Romano, began their lysergic-fueled sonic trip right there. In the years since, Nebula have issued one well-received outing after another, some of the best, premiere psyche/fuzz music of all time. Continue reading “Heavy Psych Sounds To Re-Issue 3 Early NEBULA Classics”

RUFF MAJIK ‘A Finch In A Cherry Tree’ EP Review & Stream


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

My favorite Pretoria, South Africa-based band are back with a new EP! The psychotic garage rock and psyche blues band Ruff Majik return with the 3-song “A Finch In A Cherry Tree“. My working relationship with covering the lads, Johni Holiday (guitar / vocals), Jimmy Glass (bass) and Benni Manchino (drums), goes back at least 3 releases and nearly as many years too. Continue reading “RUFF MAJIK ‘A Finch In A Cherry Tree’ EP Review & Stream”