LEEWAY Announce 2018 U.S. Tour; RHYTHM OF FEAR To Support


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

The current incarnation of NYHC / crossover icons LEEWAY will take to the cities of the U.S. on a just announced summer tour. Continue reading “LEEWAY Announce 2018 U.S. Tour; RHYTHM OF FEAR To Support”

LIFE OF AGONY Schedules First West Coast Headline Trek In Over A Decade


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

In May, NYC’s Life Of Agony will embark upon their first headlining tour of the U.S. west coast in over a decade! Continue reading “LIFE OF AGONY Schedules First West Coast Headline Trek In Over A Decade”

Reactivated BURN Stream Title Track Of Newly-Released ‘Mountain’ EP; EU. Tour Dates


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

The reactivated NYHC band BURN dropped a new two-song EP, “Mountain“, yesterday (Feb. 23), through the UK label The Essence Records. Continue reading “Reactivated BURN Stream Title Track Of Newly-Released ‘Mountain’ EP; EU. Tour Dates”

EYEHATEGOD & CRO-MAGS Unite For Spring US Tour; BUZZOV*EN On Select Dates


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

The teaming up of two underground music trailblazers, NOLA’s sludge nihilists EYEHATEGOD and N.Y. hardcore icons CRO-MAGS, will occur for another round of shows this spring. Continue reading “EYEHATEGOD & CRO-MAGS Unite For Spring US Tour; BUZZOV*EN On Select Dates”

LIFE OF AGONY Welcomes New Drummer Veronica Bellino

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

Following up on last month’s departure (here) of drummer Sal Abruscato (Type O Negative, A Pale Horse Named Death) from Life Of Agony, the band has named his replacement. Continue reading “LIFE OF AGONY Welcomes New Drummer Veronica Bellino”

Oldschool Sunday: REST IN PIECES


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

NYHC (New York Hard-Core) music is its very own stand-alone entity, a genre unto itself that originally was a location-based designation. It still is of course but the tag of NYHC itself is used in describing certain bands now, ones coming from nowhere near The Big Apple in many cases. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: REST IN PIECES”

ALL OUT WAR Streaming ‘Give Us Extinction’ In Full Prior To Release; Tour Dates

(Pic Courtesy of Aga Hairesis)

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

Metallic-tinged, NYHC-riveted brutalists All Out War will unleash their new sonic salvo, “Give Us Extinction“, via Organized Crime Records this Friday, August 11th. You do not have to wait until then to experience its ferocious savagery, though, as we have it streaming in full for you here today. Continue reading “ALL OUT WAR Streaming ‘Give Us Extinction’ In Full Prior To Release; Tour Dates”

INCENDIARY Streaming New Album ‘Thousand Mile Stare’


Hardcore heavyweights Incendiary are streaming their new studio offering, ‘Thousand Mile Stare‘, in its entirety.    Continue reading “INCENDIARY Streaming New Album ‘Thousand Mile Stare’”

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.

Continue reading “CRUSHED ‘Deep User’ EP Review & Stream”