HOWLING GIANT Share Cover From Upcoming PINK FLOYD Tribute; Schedule May U.S. East Coast Tour


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

Nashville’s critically-acclaimed psyche / space rock band HOWLING GIANT have contributed a Pink Floyd cover to a tribute compilation coming from Magnetic Eye Records. Continue reading “HOWLING GIANT Share Cover From Upcoming PINK FLOYD Tribute; Schedule May U.S. East Coast Tour”

CLUTCH Reveals Title Of New Studio Album & Tentative Release Date


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

Unless you’ve been dwelling under a rock out in the middle of nowhere, you are aware that CLUTCH have been working on a new studio album.  Continue reading “CLUTCH Reveals Title Of New Studio Album & Tentative Release Date”

FOTOCRIME Share Details Of Full-Length Debut ‘Principle Of Pain’; Stream New Song + Tour Dates

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

One of the more unique, interesting bands to surface in the last couple years, one with ties to my old Kentucky home, unveil details of their debut full-length. Continue reading “FOTOCRIME Share Details Of Full-Length Debut ‘Principle Of Pain’; Stream New Song + Tour Dates”

HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates


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

Haggard Cat, the U.K.-based duo featuring Matt Reynolds and Tom Marsh from the band Heck, have just dropped their debut album, “Challenger“. Continue reading “HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates”

ORANGE GOBLIN Reveal ‘The Wolf Bites Back’ Details; ‘Sons Of Salem’ Single Premieres

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

The UK’s ORANGE GOBLIN have unveiled more details of their new studio album, “The Wolf Bites Back“. Continue reading “ORANGE GOBLIN Reveal ‘The Wolf Bites Back’ Details; ‘Sons Of Salem’ Single Premieres”

ASG To Return With ‘Survive Sunrise’ Album In June [Title Track Stream]; To Headline U.S. Tour Supported By LO-PAN & BEITTHEMEANS


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

It has been half a decade, a whole five long years since a full-length studio album arrived from North Carolina’s most incredible ASG. Continue reading “ASG To Return With ‘Survive Sunrise’ Album In June [Title Track Stream]; To Headline U.S. Tour Supported By LO-PAN & BEITTHEMEANS”

Pre-Order For KING DIAMOND ‘Abigail’-‘Fatal Portrait’-‘Them’ Picture Discs Launched

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

May 18th will be the date that Metal Blade Records has set to release their Picture Disc re-issues of three classic albums from KING DIAMOND. Continue reading “Pre-Order For KING DIAMOND ‘Abigail’-‘Fatal Portrait’-‘Them’ Picture Discs Launched”

DEAFHEAVEN Return With ‘Honeycomb’ Single & Video; Announce New Member

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

Progressive extreme metallers DEAFHEAVEN have shared a new single titled “Honeycomb“, along with its official video. Continue reading “DEAFHEAVEN Return With ‘Honeycomb’ Single & Video; Announce New Member”

NEW ENGLAND STONER AND DOOM FESTIVAL Schedule & Set Times Announced; GOZU Now Added


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

As we now inch to just a matter of days away from the highly-anticipated NEW ENGLAND STONER AND DOOM FESTIVAL this coming weekend, April 20th & 21st, there is up-to-the-minute news being announced. Continue reading “NEW ENGLAND STONER AND DOOM FESTIVAL Schedule & Set Times Announced; GOZU Now Added”

CANDLEMASS To Release ‘House Of Doom’ EP In May; Band Launches Online Game


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

Legendary doom metal icons CANDLEMASS recently broke ground into a new, modern venture related to the rise of online gaming. Continue reading “CANDLEMASS To Release ‘House Of Doom’ EP In May; Band Launches Online Game”

HÄLLAS Premiere ‘Astral Seer’ Official Video; Live Dates + New Merch Items


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

Swedish folk-infused progressive rockers Hällas have just premiered their new official video, “Astral Seer“. Continue reading “HÄLLAS Premiere ‘Astral Seer’ Official Video; Live Dates + New Merch Items”

RAW IN SECT Issue ‘Arena’ Official Video From Upcoming ‘Kitro’ Album


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

Groundbreaking Grecian progressive metal / rock band RAW IN SECT have unveiled their official video for the song “Arena“. Continue reading “RAW IN SECT Issue ‘Arena’ Official Video From Upcoming ‘Kitro’ Album”

DOOMSTRESS Announces May U.S. Tour [Launches @ L.O.U.D. Fest] Band To Play Day 2 Of The Maryland Doom Fest 2018


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

Our friends from the Texas-based, retro-heavy unit DOOMSTRESS have just announced a planned U.S. touring trek they’ve set for May. Continue reading “DOOMSTRESS Announces May U.S. Tour [Launches @ L.O.U.D. Fest] Band To Play Day 2 Of The Maryland Doom Fest 2018”

KOLOSSOR ‘Crown Of Horns’ Review & Stream


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

Southern New Jersey’s primordial swamp dwellers, KOLOSSOR, return with a rampage on their new, just-released debut full length, “Crown Of Horns“. Continue reading “KOLOSSOR ‘Crown Of Horns’ Review & Stream”

DESTROYER OF LIGHT ‘Hopeless’ EP Review; Official Video + Live Dates


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

May 11 will see the issuing of “Hopeless“, the new 2-song EP from Texas’ Destroyer Of Light , via the Heavy Friends Records label. Continue reading “DESTROYER OF LIGHT ‘Hopeless’ EP Review; Official Video + Live Dates”