KNOCKED LOOSE – Show Review & New Video “The Rain”

Photo courtesy of Pure Noise Records
Article by: Kaleb Alexander, Guest Contributor ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

This week, newer hardcore giants Knocked Loose released a music video for their song “The Rain,” the third song off of their latest album, ‘Laugh Tracks’, out on Pure Noise Records.    Continue reading “KNOCKED LOOSE – Show Review & New Video “The Rain””

STRIFE To Play 1997 Album ‘In This Defiance’ On Nov. East Coast Dates; ENFORCED & RESTRAINING ORDER Support

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

CAHC legends STRIFE announce they will embark on a small string of U.S. East Coast live dates in November. Continue reading “STRIFE To Play 1997 Album ‘In This Defiance’ On Nov. East Coast Dates; ENFORCED & RESTRAINING ORDER Support”

TAKE OFFENSE Issue ‘Trust’ Video + East Coast Tour; Join EU’s ‘The Persistence Tour 2019’ w/ SICK OF IT ALL, IGNITE, MUNICIPAL WASTE, WALLS OF JERICHO

(Photo Courtesy Of Veronika Reinert)
Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

SoCal hardcore / crossover thrash stalwarts TAKE OFFENSE drop the news and events hammer with several up to the minute action announcements. Continue reading “TAKE OFFENSE Issue ‘Trust’ Video + East Coast Tour; Join EU’s ‘The Persistence Tour 2019’ w/ SICK OF IT ALL, IGNITE, MUNICIPAL WASTE, WALLS OF JERICHO”

Oldschool Sunday: WARZONE [30th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue Of 1988’s ‘Open Your Eyes’ Album Arrives]

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Long before NYHC (New York Hardcore) became the world recognized institution it is today, the Lower East Side of Manhattan’s WARZONE were integral pioneers of this musical style. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: WARZONE [30th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue Of 1988’s ‘Open Your Eyes’ Album Arrives]”

Oldschool Sunday: RACETRAITOR – ‘2042’ Long-Awaited Follow Up To ’98 Album Nears; New Lyric Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Koen DeGus)

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

Chicago’s RACETRAITOR were one of the more incendiary, politically charged, and controversial music entities that arose to some prominence in the mid-Nineties. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: RACETRAITOR – ‘2042’ Long-Awaited Follow Up To ’98 Album Nears; New Lyric Video”

MADBALL To Support Suicidal Tendencies On U.S. Tour; Annc. Headline Dates [Video Trailer]

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

NYHC legends MADBALL announce they will be joining the upcoming SUICIDAL TENDENCIES U.S. tour as support. Continue reading “MADBALL To Support Suicidal Tendencies On U.S. Tour; Annc. Headline Dates [Video Trailer]”

IRON REAGAN ‘Dark Days Ahead’ EP Revealed + Track Stream; Sept. Tour Dates

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

RVA’s manic crossover metallers IRON REAGAN will return with a new four-song EP, ‘Dark Days Ahead‘, via Pop Wig Records on October 12th.  Continue reading “IRON REAGAN ‘Dark Days Ahead’ EP Revealed + Track Stream; Sept. Tour Dates”

Riff Relevant Interviews: BINARY w/ ‘Commit More Arson’ Album Review & Stream

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

It’s almost impossible for kids these days to do anything right, “goddamned millennials”. But every once in a while they surprise you and totally redeem themselves from the fact that there are restaurants who only serve avocado on toast (delicious as it may be).  Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: BINARY w/ ‘Commit More Arson’ Album Review & Stream”

TERROR Share Single From Upcoming ‘Total Retaliation’ Album; Set Tour w/ HARM’S WAY, BACKTRACK, YEAR OF THE KNIFE, CANDY

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

September 28th will see the release of “Total Retaliation” from the Los Angeles based staple of USHC, TERROR. Continue reading “TERROR Share Single From Upcoming ‘Total Retaliation’ Album; Set Tour w/ HARM’S WAY, BACKTRACK, YEAR OF THE KNIFE, CANDY”

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”

CANNIBAL CORPSE Announce U.S. Winter Tour; HATE ETERNAL & HARMS WAY To Support

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

Legendary Floridian death metal pioneers CANNIBAL CORPSE are announcing a 29 date U.S. tour for this winter. Continue reading “CANNIBAL CORPSE Announce U.S. Winter Tour; HATE ETERNAL & HARMS WAY To Support”

WISDOM IN CHAINS Premiere ‘Already Dead’ Video, Share Pre-Release Stream Of New Album

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

Stroudsburg, PA’s metallic hardcore mashers WISDOM IN CHAINS have landed a throttling double whammy of new music items today. Continue reading “WISDOM IN CHAINS Premiere ‘Already Dead’ Video, Share Pre-Release Stream Of New Album”

SWORN ENEMY ‘As Real As It Gets’ First Ever Vinyl Release For 15th Anniversary; Tour Celebrating Milestone Launches

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

U.S.H.C. heavyweights SWORN ENEMY have revealed further plans to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their 2003 milestone release, “As Real As It Gets“. Continue reading “SWORN ENEMY ‘As Real As It Gets’ First Ever Vinyl Release For 15th Anniversary; Tour Celebrating Milestone Launches”

SKELETON Share ‘Pyramid Of Skull’ EP Pre-Release Stream; Tour Dates


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

The Austin, TX-based SKELETON is set to release their four-song “Pyramid Of Skull” EP via Super Secret Records this Friday, June 29th. Continue reading “SKELETON Share ‘Pyramid Of Skull’ EP Pre-Release Stream; Tour Dates”

KREATOR & DIMMU BORGIR Uniting For EU. Co-Headline Tour; HATEBREED & BLOODBATH Supporting


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

In yet further defining proof that metal is a much more widely-embraced thing in the Olde Country, comes the following: Continue reading “KREATOR & DIMMU BORGIR Uniting For EU. Co-Headline Tour; HATEBREED & BLOODBATH Supporting”