GENERATION AXE (Vai, Wylde, Malmsteen, Bettencourt, Abasi) To Issue Live Album; Annc. N. American Tour


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

The touring guitar hero collective GENERATION AXESteve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi – announce a live album release. Continue reading “GENERATION AXE (Vai, Wylde, Malmsteen, Bettencourt, Abasi) To Issue Live Album; Annc. N. American Tour”

TERROR Share Single From Upcoming ‘Total Retaliation’ Album; Set Tour w/ HARM’S WAY, BACKTRACK, YEAR OF THE KNIFE, CANDY

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

September 28th will see the release of “Total Retaliation” from the Los Angeles based staple of USHC, TERROR. Continue reading “TERROR Share Single From Upcoming ‘Total Retaliation’ Album; Set Tour w/ HARM’S WAY, BACKTRACK, YEAR OF THE KNIFE, CANDY”

Steve Grimmett’s GRIM REAPER Announce Fall N. American Tour 2018


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

Dissonance Productions released the long-awaited album from Steve Grimmett‘s GRIM REAPER, entitled “Walking In The Shadows” almost two years ago. It was the band‘s first new recording since 1987‘s ‘Rock You To Hell’. Continue reading “Steve Grimmett’s GRIM REAPER Announce Fall N. American Tour 2018”

‘Grey Garden’ Official Video From WINDHAND Debuts; ‘Eternal Return’ To Arrive In Oct. w/ SATAN’S SATYRS-Supported Tour


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

RVA’s purveyors of psychedelic doom and heavy rock, WINDHAND, are premiering an official video today for the new song “Grey Garden“. Continue reading “‘Grey Garden’ Official Video From WINDHAND Debuts; ‘Eternal Return’ To Arrive In Oct. w/ SATAN’S SATYRS-Supported Tour”

EARTHLESS Announce Fall North American Headlining Tour; Pro-Shot Entire Belgium Show [Video]

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

San Diego’s cosmic rock jam trio EARTHLESS have just announced a new trek of North American touring set to take place this Fall. Continue reading “EARTHLESS Announce Fall North American Headlining Tour; Pro-Shot Entire Belgium Show [Video]”

CLUTCH Get Cookin’ With ‘Hot Bottom Feeder’ Video; Offer Ltd. Collector’s Bundles For Upcoming Album


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

Those baddest of Earth Rockers from the State of Maryland, CLUTCH, have premiered their latest official video for “Hot Bottom Feeder“. Continue reading “CLUTCH Get Cookin’ With ‘Hot Bottom Feeder’ Video; Offer Ltd. Collector’s Bundles For Upcoming Album”

Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH

 


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

Birmingham, Alabama’s BEiTTHEMEANS are one of the most promising acts to arise out of the heavy rock underground, in my opinion anyway. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH”

BEHEMOTH Announce N. American Tour w/ AT THE GATES & WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

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

Three of the most unique bands in extreme metal will unite for a North American trek throughout October and November.  Continue reading “BEHEMOTH Announce N. American Tour w/ AT THE GATES & WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM”

SWORN ENEMY ‘As Real As It Gets’ First Ever Vinyl Release For 15th Anniversary; Tour Celebrating Milestone Launches

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

U.S.H.C. heavyweights SWORN ENEMY have revealed further plans to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their 2003 milestone release, “As Real As It Gets“. Continue reading “SWORN ENEMY ‘As Real As It Gets’ First Ever Vinyl Release For 15th Anniversary; Tour Celebrating Milestone Launches”

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY 2nd Leg of U.S. Tour w/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & Others + Fall U.K. Dates


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

We have some updates to the CORROSION OF CONFORMITY upcoming (hopefully never-ending) 2018 tour run! Continue reading “CORROSION OF CONFORMITY 2nd Leg of U.S. Tour w/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY & Others + Fall U.K. Dates”

PARADISE LOST Announce N. American Headline Tour; SÓLSTAFIR & THE ATLAS MOTH To Support

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

After a lengthy absence of six years since they last visited the shores of North America, gothic metal legends PARADISE LOST will return this October. Continue reading “PARADISE LOST Announce N. American Headline Tour; SÓLSTAFIR & THE ATLAS MOTH To Support”

AMORPHIS ‘Queen Of Time’ Review & Stream – By Kira Schlechter [Tour Dates]

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

Finland’s AMORPHIS is fast becoming that country’s most reliable export of exceedingly excellent musical work.   Continue reading “AMORPHIS ‘Queen Of Time’ Review & Stream – By Kira Schlechter [Tour Dates]”

TRIBULATION To Tour N. America; Select Shows With Co-Headlining PALLBEARER

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

Swedish traditional metallers TRIBULATION announce they will return to North American shores for a touring run this September. Continue reading “TRIBULATION To Tour N. America; Select Shows With Co-Headlining PALLBEARER”

DESTROYER OF LIGHT Announce N. American Fall Tour; Shows Include Shadow Woods Metal Fest & Descendants Of Crom

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

Texas’ bleak doomers DESTROYER OF LIGHT have unveiled plans for a full-on North American tour to take place this fall. Continue reading “DESTROYER OF LIGHT Announce N. American Fall Tour; Shows Include Shadow Woods Metal Fest & Descendants Of Crom”

ELECTRIC CITIZEN Announce New Album ‘Helltown’ & Share Song; Supporting MONSTER MAGNET Tour

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

Cincinnati, Ohio’s ELECTRIC CITIZEN have burst back onto the public radar with several exciting news announcements. Continue reading “ELECTRIC CITIZEN Announce New Album ‘Helltown’ & Share Song; Supporting MONSTER MAGNET Tour”