THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates


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

Iceland’s THE VINTAGE CARAVAN will return with their highly-anticipated fourth studio album next month. Continue reading “THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour 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”

POSSESSED Release Second New Recording In 25 Years Via Decibel Flexi-Series

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

Speed / death metal pioneers POSSESSED have released a new song, their second such new recording in a quarter of a century, with “Abandoned“. Continue reading “POSSESSED Release Second New Recording In 25 Years Via Decibel Flexi-Series”

KHEMMIS Premiere ‘Bloodletting’ Official Visualizer; Live Dates


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

Colorado’s doom-y progressive metallers KHEMMIS are premiering a new official visualizer for their song “Bloodletting” today. Continue reading “KHEMMIS Premiere ‘Bloodletting’ Official Visualizer; Live Dates”

AMORPHIS Share Exclusive Single For Decibel Mag’s Flexi Series; Vinyl Re-Issues Of Classic Albums Coming Soon

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

AMORPHIS have premiered a new single, “Honeyflow“, that is an exclusive track for the Decibel Magazine Flexi-Disc series. Continue reading “AMORPHIS Share Exclusive Single For Decibel Mag’s Flexi Series; Vinyl Re-Issues Of Classic Albums Coming Soon”

EARTHLESS Announce EU./U.K. Tour w/ RUBY THE HATCHET; PALLBEARER On Select Dates


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

EARTHLESS have just announced their plans for an upcoming tour in Europe and the U.K., one featuring RUBY THE HATCHET on many dates. Continue reading “EARTHLESS Announce EU./U.K. Tour w/ RUBY THE HATCHET; PALLBEARER On Select Dates”

PARADISE LOST Remastered ‘Believe In Nothing’ Re-Release Coming; New Lyric Video


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

Long-running U.K. Gothic doom band Paradise Lost have announced that, quickly following the recent re-release of their 1999 album, “Host“, Nuclear Blast will be re-releasing their 2001 album, “Believe In Nothing“. Continue reading “PARADISE LOST Remastered ‘Believe In Nothing’ Re-Release Coming; New Lyric Video”

KHEMMIS Begins Pre-Order For ‘Desolation’ Album; Debut New Official Video + Live Dates

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

The Colorado-based progressive doom band KHEMMIS have revealed details of their upcoming album release, “Desolation“. Continue reading “KHEMMIS Begins Pre-Order For ‘Desolation’ Album; Debut New Official Video + Live Dates”

KATAKLYSM Announce String Of U.S. Shows With JUNGLE ROT & EXMORTUS; Premiere Lyric Video


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

Canadian death metal hyperblasters KATAKLYSM have announced a handful of U.S. shows to celebrate the release of their new album, “Meditations“. Continue reading “KATAKLYSM Announce String Of U.S. Shows With JUNGLE ROT & EXMORTUS; Premiere Lyric Video”

EARTHLESS Announce Next Leg Of U.S. Tour; Commences Post-EU. Tour & ROADBURN Appearance


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

The rocking embodiment of a bonafide jam band, San Diego’s EARTHLESS recently released their Nuclear Blast debut, Black Heaven.
Continue reading “EARTHLESS Announce Next Leg Of U.S. Tour; Commences Post-EU. Tour & ROADBURN Appearance”

GRAVEYARD Reveal Details Of New Album ‘Peace’; Teaser Video


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

After announcing their break-up in September of 2016, and then their reformation four months later in January, 2017, Sweden’s GRAVEYARD have shared some news. Continue reading “GRAVEYARD Reveal Details Of New Album ‘Peace’; Teaser Video”

OVERKILL To Release ‘Live In Overhausen’ 2CD/2DVD Set Via Nuclear Blast In May; Premiere ‘Hammerhead’ Live Video


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

New Jersey’s legendary thrashmongers OVERKILL have announced that they will release their “Live In Overhausen” 2CD/2DVD package on May 18th, via Nuclear Blast. Continue reading “OVERKILL To Release ‘Live In Overhausen’ 2CD/2DVD Set Via Nuclear Blast In May; Premiere ‘Hammerhead’ Live Video”

EARTHLESS Premiere ‘Volt Rush’ Official Video


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

EARTHLESS have released a video for “Volt Rush“, featured on their new full-length album Black Heaven, out now via Nuclear Blast. Continue reading “EARTHLESS Premiere ‘Volt Rush’ Official Video”

Oldschool Sunday: PUNGENT STENCH [Unreleased 2007 ‘Smut Kingdom’ & ‘Ampeauty’ Re-Issues Coming]

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

Without a question or doubt, Vienna, Austria’s PUNGENT STENCH were (are?) one of extreme metal’s most unique entities.    Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: PUNGENT STENCH [Unreleased 2007 ‘Smut Kingdom’ & ‘Ampeauty’ Re-Issues Coming]”

Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons ‘The Age Of Absurdity’ Review & Official Videos [By Kira Schlechter]


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

To do something new after decades in a comfortable situation – even when you could easily rest on your laurels – is the mark of a true survivor.  Guitarist Phil “Wizzo” Campbell, one of the two remaining members of arguably the most successful incarnation of Motörhead, has done exactly that. Continue reading “Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons ‘The Age Of Absurdity’ Review & Official Videos [By Kira Schlechter]”