SEPTAGON Detail Upcoming Cruz Del Sur Music Release ‘Apocalyptic Rhymes’; Debut Lyric Video

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

German power metallers SEPTAGON have unveiled the details for their upcoming sophomore full-length album release. Continue reading “SEPTAGON Detail Upcoming Cruz Del Sur Music Release ‘Apocalyptic Rhymes’; Debut Lyric Video”

MISCONDUCTERS ‘Reanimated’ EP Review; New Lyric Video


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

It has been almost a year since I tackled reviewing last year’s release from MISCONDUCTERS, ‘Pariah‘, [HERE] at Riff RelevantContinue reading “MISCONDUCTERS ‘Reanimated’ EP Review; New Lyric Video”

PRIMAL FEAR ‘Apocalypse’ Review + Official Videos; EU Tour w/ RIOT & EXISTANCE Nears [By Kira Schlechter]

(By Kira Schlechter, Guest Contributor/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

After 21 years, PRIMAL FEAR has pretty much gotten it down. With their 12th album, the Frontiers Music Srl. issued “Apocalypse,” they solidify their place in the pantheon of German power metal. Continue reading “PRIMAL FEAR ‘Apocalypse’ Review + Official Videos; EU Tour w/ RIOT & EXISTANCE Nears [By Kira Schlechter]”

RIPPLE MUSIC Debuts WASTED THEORY & CORTEZ Tracks From ‘Second Coming Of Heavy: Chapter 9’

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

Ripple Music has announced the premiere of two new tracks off the upcoming “Chapter 9” of the ‘Second Coming Of Heavy‘ Split Series.     Continue reading “RIPPLE MUSIC Debuts WASTED THEORY & CORTEZ Tracks From ‘Second Coming Of Heavy: Chapter 9’”

WITCH RIPPER Issue Lyric Video As ‘Homestead’ Album Nears; Western U.S. Tour Set


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

The Seattle based, progressive sludge unit WITCH RIPPER have launched the pre-order options for their impending “Homestead” album release. Continue reading “WITCH RIPPER Issue Lyric Video As ‘Homestead’ Album Nears; Western U.S. Tour Set”

Exclusive Premiere: WASTED THEORY Debut ‘Abominatrix’ Video Single Off ‘Second Coming Of Heavy Chapter 9’ via Ripple Music


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

Riff Relevant is quite excited to present an exclusive première of the new track “Abominatrix” from the Mid-Atlantic’s heathen brethren WASTED THEORY. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: WASTED THEORY Debut ‘Abominatrix’ Video Single Off ‘Second Coming Of Heavy Chapter 9’ via Ripple Music”

RECKER ‘Manifest Destiny’ Album Review & Stream


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

From Vancouver, WA. comes something we could use a lot more of here in the United States, a true, dyed-in-the-wool, traditional metal band, RECKER. Continue reading “RECKER ‘Manifest Destiny’ Album Review & Stream”

CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates

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

As was recently revealed, metal-melding doomsters CASTLE will release their new album “Deal Thy Fate” on October 19th via Ripple Music. Continue reading “CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’

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

Yes, you read that right! November will see “The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018” launch in the United States. Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’”

ULTRAPHONIX (w/ George Lynch & Living Colour’s Corey Glover) Premiere New Videos As Debut Arrives

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

In May, Riff Relevant reported HERE on ULTRAPHONIX, the new project uniting rock legends George Lynch (Lynch Mob, Dokken, KXM) and Corey Glover (Living Colour). Continue reading “ULTRAPHONIX (w/ George Lynch & Living Colour’s Corey Glover) Premiere New Videos As Debut Arrives”

PRIMAL FEAR Unveil ‘The Ritual’ Official Video As ‘Apocalypse’ Nears

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

Long-running German heavy metal powerhouse PRIMAL FEAR are premiering the official video for their song “The Ritual“. Continue reading “PRIMAL FEAR Unveil ‘The Ritual’ Official Video As ‘Apocalypse’ Nears”

CLUTCH Get Cookin’ With ‘Hot Bottom Feeder’ Video; Offer Ltd. Collector’s Bundles For Upcoming Album


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

Those baddest of Earth Rockers from the State of Maryland, CLUTCH, have premiered their latest official video for “Hot Bottom Feeder“. Continue reading “CLUTCH Get Cookin’ With ‘Hot Bottom Feeder’ Video; Offer Ltd. Collector’s Bundles For Upcoming Album”

NULL’O’ZERO Share Title Track Video For Upcoming ‘Instructions To Dominate’ Album

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

Instructions To Dominate“, the new album from Grecian metallers NULL’O’ZERO will arrive from ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records on July 13th.  Continue reading “NULL’O’ZERO Share Title Track Video For Upcoming ‘Instructions To Dominate’ Album”

WE ARE SENTINELS – Reveal Debut Details [New Project w/ Matt Barlow (Ex-Iced Earth)]

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

WE ARE SENTINELS is the new project of former Iced Earth / current Ashes Of Ares vocalist Matt Barlow and keyboardist and pianist Jonah Weingarten (Teramaze, Pyramaze). Continue reading “WE ARE SENTINELS – Reveal Debut Details [New Project w/ Matt Barlow (Ex-Iced Earth)]”

CORNERS OF SANCTUARY Reveal Live Dates Supporting New ‘The Galloping Hordes’ Album; Launch Crowdfunding Outlet


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

Philadelphia’s power metal / melodic thrash powerhouse CORNERS OF SANCTUARY digitally released their fifth full-length studio album, “The Galloping Hordes“, in May. Continue reading “CORNERS OF SANCTUARY Reveal Live Dates Supporting New ‘The Galloping Hordes’ Album; Launch Crowdfunding Outlet”