INTEGRITY & KRIEG To Issue Hardcore-Meets-Black Metal Split; Song From Each Band Shared

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

Pioneering post-hardcore harbingers INTEGRITY and New Jersey’s trailblazing black metal entity KRIEG are uniting for a split release. Continue reading “INTEGRITY & KRIEG To Issue Hardcore-Meets-Black Metal Split; Song From Each Band Shared”

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”

UFOMAMMUT Announce N. American Tour; Includes Multiple Fest Stops + Dates With WHITE HILLS


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

The Italian sonic amalgamation that is UFOMAMMUT will return to North America this Spring for a month of live performances, including multiple festival stops. Continue reading “UFOMAMMUT Announce N. American Tour; Includes Multiple Fest Stops + Dates With WHITE HILLS”

IRON REAGAN / GATECREEPER Split Coming; Each Streams New Song As Both Prep January Tours


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

RVA’s crossover alchemists Iron Reagan and Arizona death metallers Gatecreeper have united for a new split album release.    Continue reading “IRON REAGAN / GATECREEPER Split Coming; Each Streams New Song As Both Prep January Tours”

HIMSA Confirm Reuniting For ‘Courting Tragedy And Disaster’ Full Performance At Northwest Terror Fest ’18; Others Scheduled: PRIMITIVE MAN-SUBROSA-PANOPTICON + More TBA

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

Himsa, the Pacific NW band now disbanded for almost a decade, will reunite for a full album performance at Northwest Terror Fest 2018.   Continue reading “HIMSA Confirm Reuniting For ‘Courting Tragedy And Disaster’ Full Performance At Northwest Terror Fest ’18; Others Scheduled: PRIMITIVE MAN-SUBROSA-PANOPTICON + More TBA”

SAMOTHRACE Announce U.S. Tour With HE WHOSE OX IS GORED


Seattle’s sludgy doomsters Samothrace are preparing to embark on a full U.S. touring trek later this month. Following the trek, the band will be focusing on the completion of two new recordings, including their third LP.    Continue reading “SAMOTHRACE Announce U.S. Tour With HE WHOSE OX IS GORED”