SILVERTOMB (Type O Negative, Agnostic Front, Danzig Members) Debut Single; To Support LIFE OF AGONY ‘Rise Of The Underground’ Tour


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

After a period of building anticipation about the band, Brooklyn’s SILVERTOMB are sharing a new single with music fans, their first.  Continue reading “SILVERTOMB (Type O Negative, Agnostic Front, Danzig Members) Debut Single; To Support LIFE OF AGONY ‘Rise Of The Underground’ Tour”

ALAN ROBERT’s [LIFE OF AGONY] Poster Design Selected For ‘The Nun’ Horror Movie By Warner Bros.

(Photo Courtesy Of Pierre Veillet)

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

Alan Robert is well known as the bassist in New York’s hardcore/alternative metal band LIFE OF AGONY, but did you know he is also a best-selling creator and illustrator? Continue reading “ALAN ROBERT’s [LIFE OF AGONY] Poster Design Selected For ‘The Nun’ Horror Movie By Warner Bros.”

VESSEL OF LIGHT Announce First-Ever Live Performance; To Support LIFE OF AGONY In NYC


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

In what promises to be an amazing event in and of itself, psyche-doom alt. rock entity VESSEL OF LIGHT have announced their first-ever live performance! Continue reading “VESSEL OF LIGHT Announce First-Ever Live Performance; To Support LIFE OF AGONY In NYC”

LIFE OF AGONY Schedules First West Coast Headline Trek In Over A Decade


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

In May, NYC’s Life Of Agony will embark upon their first headlining tour of the U.S. west coast in over a decade! Continue reading “LIFE OF AGONY Schedules First West Coast Headline Trek In Over A Decade”

LIFE OF AGONY Premieres ‘Dead Speak Kindly’ Official Video


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

Brooklyn’s Life Of Agony have just dropped their latest official video for the song “Dead Speak Kindly“.    Continue reading “LIFE OF AGONY Premieres ‘Dead Speak Kindly’ Official Video”

LIFE OF AGONY Welcomes New Drummer Veronica Bellino

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

Following up on last month’s departure (here) of drummer Sal Abruscato (Type O Negative, A Pale Horse Named Death) from Life Of Agony, the band has named his replacement. Continue reading “LIFE OF AGONY Welcomes New Drummer Veronica Bellino”

Riff Relevant 2017 Releases – (Staff) PAT ‘RIOT’ WHITAKER Shares 25 LP / 25 EP Favorites

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

Oh, where to start… first off, Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker is essentially a walking mountain (literally and figuratively) of heavy musical knowledge.  Anyone that’s talked with him can attest to this.  One look at his ‘Old-School Sunday’ column and you’re delving into his musical memory.    Continue reading “Riff Relevant 2017 Releases – (Staff) PAT ‘RIOT’ WHITAKER Shares 25 LP / 25 EP Favorites”

Drummer Sal Abruscato Allegedly Exits LIFE OF AGONY; Reactivates A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH


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

Drummer Sal Abruscato, who has had an on-and-off-again relationship with Life Of Agony, is allegedly off again.  Off, as in having exited or left the band, although there has been no official word from the band itself.   Continue reading “Drummer Sal Abruscato Allegedly Exits LIFE OF AGONY; Reactivates A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH”

LIFE OF AGONY ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’ Review

Twelve years is a long time to pass between a band releasing new music. That’s how long it has been since Life Of Agony has. 2005’s Broken Valley was the last studio effort from the famous NYC-based band until now with the freshly rendered ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain‘.   Continue reading “LIFE OF AGONY ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’ Review”