Oldschool Sunday: LIZZY BORDEN [To Release First New Album In Over A Decade: ‘My Midnight Things’]

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

It is a somewhat daunting task to tackle the story of the long-running Los Angeles metal band LIZZY BORDEN, who are now in their 35th year of activity. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: LIZZY BORDEN [To Release First New Album In Over A Decade: ‘My Midnight Things’]”

GoFundMe Launched As Former MALEVOLENT CREATION Vocalist Brett Hoffman Receives Stage 4 Colon Cancer Diagnosis


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

News arrives today that former Malevolent Creation vocalist Brett Hoffman (also of Fire For EffectDown The Drain) has been diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. Continue reading “GoFundMe Launched As Former MALEVOLENT CREATION Vocalist Brett Hoffman Receives Stage 4 Colon Cancer Diagnosis”

DEVIN TOWNSEND To Release ‘Eras Part 1’ Vinyl Collection Box Set


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

Progressive metal entity Devin Townsend announces a collection of his recordings on vinyl, some in such a format for the very first time. Continue reading “DEVIN TOWNSEND To Release ‘Eras Part 1’ Vinyl Collection Box Set”

SCORPIONS Announce 4 U.S. Shows With QUEENSRŸCHE During ‘Crazy World Tour’


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

Legendary German rockers Scorpions have updated their ongoing Crazy World Tour itinerary with the announcement of four special U.S. shows. Continue reading “SCORPIONS Announce 4 U.S. Shows With QUEENSRŸCHE During ‘Crazy World Tour’”

KAMELOT ‘The Shadow Theory’ Review & Official Videos [By Kira Schlechter]


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

If Broadway as an entity ever went looking for a house heavy metal band, they would need look no further than Kamelot. Continue reading “KAMELOT ‘The Shadow Theory’ Review & Official Videos [By Kira Schlechter]”

KHEMMIS Begins Pre-Order For ‘Desolation’ Album; Debut New Official Video + Live Dates

(Photo By Alvino Salcedo/Pale With Decay)

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

The Colorado-based progressive doom band KHEMMIS have revealed details of their upcoming album release, “Desolation“. Continue reading “KHEMMIS Begins Pre-Order For ‘Desolation’ Album; Debut New Official Video + Live Dates”

WILD HUNT Streaming Today’s ‘Afterdream Of The Reveller’ Release


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

California-based extreme metallers WILD HUNT are releasing their new album, “Afterdream Of The Reveller“, today, April 20th through Vendetta Records. Continue reading “WILD HUNT Streaming Today’s ‘Afterdream Of The Reveller’ Release”

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”

ABOLISHMENT OF FLESH Share ‘The Inhuman Condition’ Pre-Release Stream


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

TXDM band Abolishment Of Flesh are poised to release their new full-length album, “The Inhuman Condition”, this week. Continue reading “ABOLISHMENT OF FLESH Share ‘The Inhuman Condition’ Pre-Release Stream”

‘Chasing Dragons’ Official Video From WHITE WIZZARD Debuts


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

Classic power metal band WHITE WIZZARD have debuted their latest official video, “Chasing Dragons“. Continue reading “‘Chasing Dragons’ Official Video From WHITE WIZZARD Debuts”

DARK BUDDHA RISING ‘II’ EP Pre-Release Stream; Conceptual Set w/ Oranssi Pazuzu As WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA @ Roadburn


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

The Finnish psychedelic doom practitioners DARK BUDDHA RISING will drop their latest collection of ritualized riffs, the “II” EP, this Friday, April 20th. Continue reading “DARK BUDDHA RISING ‘II’ EP Pre-Release Stream; Conceptual Set w/ Oranssi Pazuzu As WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA @ Roadburn”

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”

COFFIN ROT Share Stream Of Newly Released S/T Demo


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

Portland, Oregon’s COFFIN ROT have just unleashed their debut release, a self-titled Demo that arrived through Rotted Life Records on April 13th. Continue reading “COFFIN ROT Share Stream Of Newly Released S/T Demo”

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

(Photo Courtesy Of Corinne Schiavone)

(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 THUNDERCHIEF Single (Featuring ATP / Backwoods Payback’s ERIK LARSON); Tour w/ CURSUS Nears


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

The blackened crust / doom rising from RVA known as THUNDERCHIEF have resurfaced with a new single, “Stone House“. Continue reading “New THUNDERCHIEF Single (Featuring ATP / Backwoods Payback’s ERIK LARSON); Tour w/ CURSUS Nears”