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]”

CKY & SLAVES Announce Co-Headlining Tour; ROYAL THUNDER & AWAKEN I AM Supporting


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

CKY and SLAVES will co-headline a North American tour this summer with support from Royal Thunder and Awaken I AmContinue reading “CKY & SLAVES Announce Co-Headlining Tour; ROYAL THUNDER & AWAKEN I AM Supporting”

L7 Launches PledgeMusic For First New Album In 20 Years; N. American Tour Begins – EU. Tour Next


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

After their sold-out reunion world tour in 2015, seminal punk / alt. rock legends L7 have just embarked upon a new North American tour. Continue reading “L7 Launches PledgeMusic For First New Album In 20 Years; N. American Tour Begins – EU. Tour Next”

SEBASTIAN BACH Announces 2018 ‘Home Away From Home’ N. American Tour


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

Former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach will hit the road this summer on an extensive North American tour. Continue reading “SEBASTIAN BACH Announces 2018 ‘Home Away From Home’ N. American Tour”

VALHALLA LIGHTS Stream ‘My Gracious Highway’ To Celebrate Release In N. America

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

Friday (April 6) saw the independent release of Aussie stoner / modern rock band Valhalla Lights‘ 2016 full-length, “My Gracious Highway“, in North America for the first time. Continue reading “VALHALLA LIGHTS Stream ‘My Gracious Highway’ To Celebrate Release In N. America”

SPIRIT ADRIFT TO Embark Upon N. American Headline Tour In July


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

Phoenix, Arizona’s progressive doomsters SPIRIT ADRIFT have announced their plans for a full-fledged North American headline tour launching in July. Continue reading “SPIRIT ADRIFT TO Embark Upon N. American Headline Tour In July”

MC5 (Wayne Kramer w/ Soundgarden, King’s X, Fugazi, Zen Guerrilla Members) Reveal Itinerary For 50th Anniversary Tour: MC50

(Wayne Kramer, Kim Thayil, Brendan Canty, Dug Pinnick, Marcus Durant)

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

After the recent internet-overloading news that a modern incarnation of the legendary MC5 were forming for some type of upcoming action… here it is! Continue reading “MC5 (Wayne Kramer w/ Soundgarden, King’s X, Fugazi, Zen Guerrilla Members) Reveal Itinerary For 50th Anniversary Tour: MC50”

WITCH MOUNTAIN S/T Album Announced; First N. American Tour In 6 Years Set

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

There are some new, interesting developments happening with Portland’s Witch Mountain, ones surely to be welcome news to fans of the band. Continue reading “WITCH MOUNTAIN S/T Album Announced; First N. American Tour In 6 Years Set”

ROSS THE BOSS Share Song From Upcoming ‘By Blood Sworn’ Release; World Tour Resumes In April


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

Former Manowar / Dictators guitarist Ross “The Boss” Friedman will release his ROSS THE BOSS band’s newest album, “By Blood Sworn“, on April 20 via AFM/Soulfood Records. Continue reading “ROSS THE BOSS Share Song From Upcoming ‘By Blood Sworn’ Release; World Tour Resumes In April”

BLACKTOP MOJO North American Tour Announced [Select Dates With BLACK STONE CHERRY]; JOYOUS WOLF & OF LIMBO To Support


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

The Texas boogie ‘n blues / southern rock outfit Blacktop Mojo have announced their North American tour run with Joyous Wolf and Of Limbo, including select dates with Black Stone Cherry. Continue reading “BLACKTOP MOJO North American Tour Announced [Select Dates With BLACK STONE CHERRY]; JOYOUS WOLF & OF LIMBO To Support”

SIFTING Announced Support For Upcoming PRONG And SONS OF APOLLO Tours


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

Los Angeles, CA’s modern prog rock / metal outfit Sifting have just been confirmed as support for two different upcoming U.S. tours.  Continue reading “SIFTING Announced Support For Upcoming PRONG And SONS OF APOLLO Tours”

THE SWORD To Live-Stream Concert Launch On YouTube March 21st; N.A. Tour Dates


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

U.S. heavy stoner rock band The Sword will release their sixth studio album, “Used Future“, via Razor & Tie Records on March 23rd. Continue reading “THE SWORD To Live-Stream Concert Launch On YouTube March 21st; N.A. Tour Dates”

KILL RITUAL Premiere ‘Sin’ Official Video; Tour With ICED EARTH & SANCTUARY Underway


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

U.S. power metal stand-outs KILL RITUAL have just premiered a new official video for the song “Sin“, a track from their latest release, “All Men Shall Fall“. Continue reading “KILL RITUAL Premiere ‘Sin’ Official Video; Tour With ICED EARTH & SANCTUARY Underway”

Capital Chaos TV Shares Full Sacramento Set From SANCTUARY [Video]


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

Following the loss of their iconic vocalist Warrel Dane (also of Nevermore) recently, reactivated classic metallers Sanctuary were uncertain of fulfilling their scheduled commitments. Continue reading “Capital Chaos TV Shares Full Sacramento Set From SANCTUARY [Video]”

YOB Shares ‘Our Raw Heart’ Release Date & Itinerary For N. American Tour; BELL WITCH To Support

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

One of progressive doom’s most revered bands, Oregon’s YOB will release their new seven-song effort, “Our Raw Heart“, via Relapse Records on June 8th. Continue reading “YOB Shares ‘Our Raw Heart’ Release Date & Itinerary For N. American Tour; BELL WITCH To Support”