O HEIÐRÚN ‘The Human Voice Is A Disease’ Album Review & Stream; Live Event

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

Blackseed Records presents the August release of “The Human Voice Is A Diseasefrom o Heiðrún.  Forged in the Steel City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this release holds all existing o Heiðrún recordings to date, in one haunting compilation.    Continue reading “O HEIÐRÚN ‘The Human Voice Is A Disease’ Album Review & Stream; Live Event”

GRAVEHUFFER ‘Your Fault’ Album Review & Stream

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Why would a random author / metal bro get into freelance music reviewing when in his thirties?  It’s not for the reasons you’d expect, like the excessive wealth and fame that instantly come with the title.  It’s to find out about bands like GRAVEHUFFER before all your metal head friends do.     Continue reading “GRAVEHUFFER ‘Your Fault’ Album Review & Stream”

SXAP ‘Cathedral’ Review, Stream & NYP Item

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

Sxuperion/Valdur’s Sxuperion is back with his one-man solo project of total musical destruction, SXAP. The three track effort, “Cathedral“, was released via Bloody Mountain Records back in mid-April (May 1st for CD).   Continue reading “SXAP ‘Cathedral’ Review, Stream & NYP Item”

Twin Earth Records Releasing Vinyl Format Of HEAVY TRAFFIC’s ‘Plastic Surgery’; Tour With BOOK OF WYRMS Set

Twin Earth Records is excited to announced they are preparing to release the vinyl format of Heavy Traffic‘s ‘Plastic Surgery‘ album on May 26th. The release will be available in limited edition color (100 white/green mix) and black, both on 140 gram vinyl. Pre-orders will be available beginning May 5th.  Continue reading “Twin Earth Records Releasing Vinyl Format Of HEAVY TRAFFIC’s ‘Plastic Surgery’; Tour With BOOK OF WYRMS Set”

Missiles of October – ‘Better Days’ Review & Stream

Missiles Of October
Missiles Of October

Our first exposure to Missiles of October was the song ‘No Brain No Headache’ from their sophomore album Better Days. This band brings something a bit different to the doom or sludge metal arena, with a breath of fresh punk air tossed out from their box of noise.   Continue reading “Missiles of October – ‘Better Days’ Review & Stream”

MELVINS Announce N.A. Tour To Coincide With New Album Drop; Video Trailer

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

Legendary post-rock noise mongers Melvins have announced an extensive North American tour to accompany their upcoming new album release.  ‘A Walk With Love & Death‘ will be released through Ipecac Recordings on July 7th.     Continue reading “MELVINS Announce N.A. Tour To Coincide With New Album Drop; Video Trailer”

CRUSHED ‘Deep User’ EP Review & Stream


NYHC is as much a part of the Big Apple as is Times Square or the Statue Of Liberty. From its earliest days crawling up out of the Bowery area of the lower East Side of Manhattan, Hardcore has made a resounding impact in music.

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PRIMITIVE MAN Offer New EP To Finance Van Repairs; Rejoins WEEDEATER Tour


Denver, Colorado savages Primitive Man recently wrapped up recording their sophomore album and were planning to hit the road with Weedeater. Unfortunately, their tour van has been undergoing repairs and has incurred expenses related to it.

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