36 CRAZYFISTS Declare ‘Better To Burn’ With New Track Debut; Tour Dates

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

Alaska-core pioneers 36 Crazyfists are back with another new song from their upcoming album Lanterns coming from Spinefarm Records on Sept. 29th. It is their second release for the label and the follow-up to 2015’s Time And Trauma. The track “Better To Burn” is available for streaming below. Continue reading “36 CRAZYFISTS Declare ‘Better To Burn’ With New Track Debut; Tour Dates”

MISCONDUCTERS ‘Pariah’ Coming In September [Song Streams]

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

The underground Brazilian (and previously British) crossover metal act Misconducters will release their fifth studio album “Pariah” beginning in September. The band, which has been active since 2008, are a well-known entity in the off-the-radar heavy metal community. It has always been the brainchild of its founder and consistent contributor, Den. After four previous full-length releases and four EPs, “Pariah” is sure to please fans of music blending elements of metal, heavy rock, punk and hardcore. Continue reading “MISCONDUCTERS ‘Pariah’ Coming In September [Song Streams]”

CHOKED OUT AGAIN Busy Working On Tripsquad Records Debut

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

One of the New England region’s most volatile entities, Choked Out Again, recently shared an update with us, letting us know what’s currently going on with the band.   Continue reading “CHOKED OUT AGAIN Busy Working On Tripsquad Records Debut”

ALL OUT WAR Streaming ‘Give Us Extinction’ In Full Prior To Release; Tour Dates

(Pic Courtesy of Aga Hairesis)

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

Metallic-tinged, NYHC-riveted brutalists All Out War will unleash their new sonic salvo, “Give Us Extinction“, via Organized Crime Records this Friday, August 11th. You do not have to wait until then to experience its ferocious savagery, though, as we have it streaming in full for you here today. Continue reading “ALL OUT WAR Streaming ‘Give Us Extinction’ In Full Prior To Release; Tour Dates”

An Interview With STONECUTTERS Guitarist NICK BURKS

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

Louisville, Kentucky’s Stonecutters are a powerhouse band that are well into their first decade of creating intense music to say the least.  The band is widely known in our communal underground as being a caustic, genre-melding entity.   Continue reading “An Interview With STONECUTTERS Guitarist NICK BURKS”

BLOODCLOT! – ‘Up In Arms’ Album Review & Stream; Video; Tour Dates remaining

(By Shaun Katz, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Sometime in the last year, four old school punk rockers, formerly of the Cro-Mags, Danzig and Kyuss, gathered together in a rehearsal room and a goddamned atomic bomb went off.  Bloodclot‘s ‘Up In Arms’ is a serious force to be reckoned with.   Continue reading “BLOODCLOT! – ‘Up In Arms’ Album Review & Stream; Video; Tour Dates remaining”

HUMANITIES / LOW SUN Split ‘Human Sun’ Review & Stream


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

The four song “Human Sun” is the result of the collaboration between Low Sun & HUMANITIES, two Toronto-based bands who both possess an affinity for dynamic creativity.    Continue reading “HUMANITIES / LOW SUN Split ‘Human Sun’ Review & Stream”

D.R.I. Announce Massive North American Tour

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

Punk Rock/Hardcore/Crossover legends D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) have just announced their plans to spend the remainder of 2017 on the road.   Continue reading “D.R.I. Announce Massive North American Tour”

RIVER BLACK Streaming S/T Debut In Its Entirety

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

One of the recently revealed bands that I have been excitedly awaiting to share their début album is River Black. Much of my excitement stems from the roster of musicians within the unit themselves, several of whom were once part of the band Burnt By The Sun (who I loved).   Continue reading “RIVER BLACK Streaming S/T Debut In Its Entirety”