HOWLING GIANT ‘Black Hole Space Wizard: Part 2’ Review & Stream


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

Straight from the country music capital of the world, Nashville, Tennessee comes the very embodiment of the antithesis of that musical genre.  It is manifested both in the form of the band Howling Giant and their recent EP release, “Black Hole Space Wizard: Part 2“.   Continue reading “HOWLING GIANT ‘Black Hole Space Wizard: Part 2’ Review & Stream”

LOW FLYING HAWKS Share ‘Smile’ Featuring Melvins’ King Buzzo; ‘Genkaku’ Details


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

The shoegazey, atmospheric head melters Low Flying Hawks are back, featuring drummer Dale Crover (The Melvins) and bassist Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle), alongside songwriters and multi-instrumentalists EHA and AAL.   Continue reading “LOW FLYING HAWKS Share ‘Smile’ Featuring Melvins’ King Buzzo; ‘Genkaku’ Details”

SASQUATCH – Band Interview w/Guest Contrib. John Gist; ‘Maneuvers’ Full Stream; Tour Dates

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(By John Gist, Guest Contributor; Edited by Leanne, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

June 2017 brought us a new release ‘Maneuvers , from those heavy lunatics of the forest, Sasquatch.  Today brings us an open conversation with guest contributor John Gist, where the three gents discussed their new tunes, crew, and plans, along with a barrel full of random fun. — Leanne   Continue reading “SASQUATCH – Band Interview w/Guest Contrib. John Gist; ‘Maneuvers’ Full Stream; Tour Dates”

WHITENAILS ‘First Trip’ Review & Song Premiere


Everyone remembers their first trip, right? Be it either of the third eye-opening hallucinogenic nature or their initial time going off to some distant place somewhere. Both easily qualify as a “first trip” kind of experience, but I am here to inform you that there’s now an equally valid third option…    Continue reading “WHITENAILS ‘First Trip’ Review & Song Premiere”

Riff Relevant Springtime Contest Giveaway

Metalheads in Spring
Metalheads in Spring

Spring is in the air around here. We’ve all been crawling out of our caves and noticed readers are starting to gain interest in our new site and our new Riff Relevant Facebook page. So, we’re having our first giveaway to help spread the riff love!   Continue reading “Riff Relevant Springtime Contest Giveaway”

Magnetic Eye Records’ Pink Floyd Tribute ‘The Wall [REDUX]’ Details Shared

After a successful crowdfunding drive to finance the project earlier this month, Magnetic Eye Records have revealed the track list for their tribute to Pink Floyd. The Wall [REDUX] was originally intended to cover Pink Floyd’s 1979 double-disc classic The Wall in full.  (Riff Relevant’s own editor-in-chief is a huge supporting backer of this project and hasn’t been able to stop talking about it for months!)   Continue reading “Magnetic Eye Records’ Pink Floyd Tribute ‘The Wall [REDUX]’ Details Shared”