MOURNING SIGN – ‘Homage To A Dying World’ EP Review & Stream

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

What underground metal type doesn’t remember that special little slice of the Swedish metal scene known as the “Gothenburg Sound”?   Continue reading “MOURNING SIGN – ‘Homage To A Dying World’ EP Review & Stream”

MOONLIGHT PROPHECY Stream Full-Length Debut ‘Vanquished’


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

Pennsylvania’s Moonlight Prophecy are a relatively new band in every sense of the word. Having just formed in March of this year, they already released their first recorded effort, April’s Eternal Oblivion EP, and are now back with another. That would be their official full-length debut, “Vanquished“, which we present to you today via the Soundcloud stream below. Continue reading “MOONLIGHT PROPHECY Stream Full-Length Debut ‘Vanquished’”

EMBRACE THE DAWN ‘The Effigist’ Streaming: A Tech Metal Extravaganza


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

Technical metal powerhouse Embrace The Dawn are an international act with incredible logistics at work within it. That is so because of primary song-writer Ben Tinker (guitar, programming) from Australia, Roger Isaksen (vocals) of Norway, Denis Landry (bass) of Canada, and none other than Kevin Talley (drums; Chimaira, Six Feet Under, etc.) from the U.S. make up ETD. Continue reading “EMBRACE THE DAWN ‘The Effigist’ Streaming: A Tech Metal Extravaganza”

MÄRVEL ‘The Hills Have Eyes’ Review, Stream & Official Videos


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

A Swedish rock band that was formed in the United States. Yep, that’s exactly what you’re getting with Linköping, Sweden’s Märvel as the band was originally born on American soil.   Continue reading “MÄRVEL ‘The Hills Have Eyes’ Review, Stream & Official Videos”

KILL RITUAL ‘All Men Shall Fall’ Review [Album Sampler]

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

The modern heavy metal entity that is Kill Ritual are gearing up for one hell of a summer it would seem. For starters, the band was recently announced as direct support for the upcoming Raven / Hirax European tour 2017.    Continue reading “KILL RITUAL ‘All Men Shall Fall’ Review [Album Sampler]”

AUTUMN’S EMBRACE Announces ‘Possessions Enslaved’ EP Imminent; Track Streams


The central Texas death ride that is Autumn’s Embrace have shared some news about an upcoming release from the heavyweight’s camp…

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