BRANT BJORK To Release New Album In Sept. [Details]; Announces EU. Tour


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

Legendary rocker and former Kyuss / Fu Manchu member BRANT BJORK has announced he will release a new album this summer and has shared the following details. Continue reading “BRANT BJORK To Release New Album In Sept. [Details]; Announces EU. Tour”

ECSTATIC VISION Issue ‘Troublemaker’ Official Video; U.S., EU Tours To Begin – Stoned & Dusted, Days Of Darkness Fests

(Photo Courtesy Of Gene Smirnov)

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

Philadelphia’s finest phenoms for truly heavy psychedelia, ECSTATIC VISION, have just dropped a new official video for the song “Troublemaker“. Continue reading “ECSTATIC VISION Issue ‘Troublemaker’ Official Video; U.S., EU Tours To Begin – Stoned & Dusted, Days Of Darkness Fests”

CLOUD CATCHER & CRYPT TRIP Unite For ‘Wheels Of Fire 2018’ Tour


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

A tour uniting Denver’s CLOUD CATCHER and Texas’ CRYPT TRIP, dubbed the “Wheels Of Fire 2018” tour, has just been announced. Continue reading “CLOUD CATCHER & CRYPT TRIP Unite For ‘Wheels Of Fire 2018’ Tour”

ECSTATIC VISION Collaborate With Heavy Psych Sounds For ‘Under The Influence’ Covers Album

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

Philadelphia’s psychedelic cosmic rock band Ecstatic Vision are uniting with Heavy Psych Sounds for the release of a covers album, “Under The Influence“, due out May 4th. Continue reading “ECSTATIC VISION Collaborate With Heavy Psych Sounds For ‘Under The Influence’ Covers Album”

MONSTERNAUT Reveal Details Of Upcoming Heavy Psych Sounds Release ‘Enter The Storm’

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

Phenomenal Finnish free-for-all fuzzers Monsternaut have unveiled the details of their sophomore album, “Enter The Storm“. It will be arriving from Heavy Psych Sounds on April 27th. Continue reading “MONSTERNAUT Reveal Details Of Upcoming Heavy Psych Sounds Release ‘Enter The Storm’”

BLACK RAINBOWS To Unleash ‘Pandaemonium’ Via Heavy Psych Sounds This April


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

One of the world’s premiere psychedelic fuzz / stoner rock bands, Italy’s Black Rainbows, have revealed details of their 2018 album release. “Pandaemonium” is to arrive via the Heavy Psych Sounds label on April 6th (pre-order availability begins here on January 16th). Continue reading “BLACK RAINBOWS To Unleash ‘Pandaemonium’ Via Heavy Psych Sounds This April”

WEDGE Premiere ‘Lucid’ Official Video From Sophomore Album ‘Killing Tongue’


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

Berlin’s retrograde heavy rockers Wedge have premiered their first visualizer clip from their upcoming second album release, “Killing Tongue“.   Continue reading “WEDGE Premiere ‘Lucid’ Official Video From Sophomore Album ‘Killing Tongue’”

NICK OLIVERI ‘N.O. Hits At All Vol. 4’ Announced; Last Installment Of Exclusives Series Due In February


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

Following the success of N.O. Hits At All Vol. 1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 3, comes the news of the last installment of the series, N.O. Hits At All Vol. 4 from Nick Oliveri. The latest compiling of tracks sees rarities and exclusives from Nick alongside The Dwarves, Death Acoustic, Rattlin’ Bones and Loading Data, among others. It will arrive from Heavy Psych Sounds on February 23rd. Continue reading “NICK OLIVERI ‘N.O. Hits At All Vol. 4’ Announced; Last Installment Of Exclusives Series Due In February”

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”

HOUSE OF BROKEN PROMISES ‘Twisted’ EP Review & Stream


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

Eight torturous, long years after the release of their full-length album ‘Using The Useless’, the Indio, CA. hard rock trio House Of Broken Promises return with new music.   Continue reading “HOUSE OF BROKEN PROMISES ‘Twisted’ EP Review & Stream”

HOUSE OF BROKEN PROMISES To Issue ‘Twisted’ EP Next Month; EU. Touring Trek With BLACK BONE Set


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

One of the truest desert rock acts going, Indio, California’s House Of Broken Promises, will release a new EP next month. “Twisted” will arrive on October 6th and will consist of 2 unreleased songs, 2 covers (one Black Sabbath and one Billy Squier), plus a bunch of outtakes and live songs for a running time of about 30 minutes of music. It’s coming ‘atcha from Heavy Psych Sounds and pre-orders launched today (September 1st) here. Continue reading “HOUSE OF BROKEN PROMISES To Issue ‘Twisted’ EP Next Month; EU. Touring Trek With BLACK BONE Set”

NICK OLIVERI To Release ‘No Hits At All Vol. 3’ Via Heavy Psych Sounds In Oct.

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

Palm Desert’s resident rock icon Nick Oliveri has announced that he will release a third installment of his N.O. Hits At All series this fall.   Continue reading “NICK OLIVERI To Release ‘No Hits At All Vol. 3’ Via Heavy Psych Sounds In Oct.”

LORDS OF ALTAMONT To Release New LP Via Heavy Psych Sounds In October

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

The L.A. combo built on retro rock aesthetics and a whole hell of a lotta badassery, Lords Of Altamont, will return this fall with a new studio album.   Continue reading “LORDS OF ALTAMONT To Release New LP Via Heavy Psych Sounds In October”

MOTHERSHIP – Preorders for Kelley Juett Signature ‘Galaxy Collection’ BOULT Guitars

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

Riff Relevant announced only a few days ago that Boult Guitars was working with Mothership‘s Kelley Juett to design his very own Signature Model Boult guitar. Guess what? Ready for pre-orders! Wanna see? You bet your ass you do… 
Continue reading “MOTHERSHIP – Preorders for Kelley Juett Signature ‘Galaxy Collection’ BOULT Guitars”

DUEL ‘Witchbanger’ Review & Album Stream

There is no denying that Austin, Texas is home to so much killer rock and roll and related events that it can sometimes be hard to keep track. However, one band from there has set themselves apart from all the rest. The band, Duel, made a searing impact on fans of hard rock with their 2016 début, ‘Fears Of The Dead‘.     Continue reading “DUEL ‘Witchbanger’ Review & Album Stream”