MAXIMUM MAD Stream Track From ‘Dear Enemy’ EP Release


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

Portland’s post-hardcore / noise rock heavyweights Maximum Mad will release their “Dear Enemy” EP via Good To Die Records on Sept. 15th.   Continue reading “MAXIMUM MAD Stream Track From ‘Dear Enemy’ EP Release”

TODAY IS THE DAY Stream Exclusive Track For Decibel Magazine Flexi-Series


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

As the legendary noise rock / experimental metal band Today Is The Day currently work on their next studio recording, they are sharing this new gem.   Continue reading “TODAY IS THE DAY Stream Exclusive Track For Decibel Magazine Flexi-Series”

KOLOSSOR S/T EP Review, Stream & NYP Item; Video


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

From deep within the Garden State, comes an EP on unguarded musical anger and hate.  Kolossor has clearly come to crush and obliterate with their recently issued three-song, self-titled EP début.   Continue reading “KOLOSSOR S/T EP Review, Stream & NYP Item; Video”

UNSANE Share More Details Of Upcoming ‘Sterilize’ Album; Tour Dates

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

NYC’s noise rock kings Unsane have issued further details of their anxiously awaited new studio effort, ‘Sterilize‘.   Continue reading “UNSANE Share More Details Of Upcoming ‘Sterilize’ Album; Tour Dates”

MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day Three 6/25 – Leanne’s Must-See Bands #4

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

We covered the Pre-Fest. We covered Days One and Two. Guess what? Now it’s time for Day Three! Wrapping up Part Four of my series on The Maryland Doom Fest 2017, let’s get this party train through the final stretch of tracks… Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2017; Day Three 6/25 – Leanne’s Must-See Bands #4”

Riot’s Revelation: ROY BATTY

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

Welcome to what may or may not become a regular segment here at Riff Relevant, it remains to be seen. That said, Riot’s Revelation is where I search out and share something you might be interested in. It may be a band, a record, an event, whatever… I merely make you aware and leave the rest up to you. Let’s dive in, shall we?
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UNSANE Sign With Southern Lord To ‘Sterilize’; New Video; US Summer Tour Trek

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

Southern Lord Records has announced their signing of NYC’s legendary noise rock nihilists, Unsane. The label will release the band’s upcoming eighth studio effort ‘Sterilize‘ on September 29th.    Continue reading “UNSANE Sign With Southern Lord To ‘Sterilize’; New Video; US Summer Tour Trek”

MELVINS Share ‘Christ Hammer’ From Upcoming Double Album Release; Tour Dates

July 7th will see the legendary (The) Melvins issuing their new Ipecac Recordings double album, ‘A Walk With Love And Death‘.    Continue reading “MELVINS Share ‘Christ Hammer’ From Upcoming Double Album Release; Tour Dates”

BLACK FRIDAY DEATH COUNT ‘Cut Through The Noise’ Review & Stream


Crossover. Almost anything in the world of underground music these days can be classified as ‘crossover’, really. Mainly because we exist in an age where basically anything goes, even the kitchen sink should you want to toss it in, too.   Continue reading “BLACK FRIDAY DEATH COUNT ‘Cut Through The Noise’ Review & Stream”