RED DEVIL VORTEX Proclaim ‘Something Has To Die’ With Upcoming EP’s Title Track Video


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

The L.A.-based metal / hard rock band RED DEVIL VORTEX have issued the official video for their upcoming EP release’s title track. Continue reading “RED DEVIL VORTEX Proclaim ‘Something Has To Die’ With Upcoming EP’s Title Track Video”

HÄLLAS Premiere ‘Astral Seer’ Official Video; Live Dates + New Merch Items


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

Swedish folk-infused progressive rockers Hällas have just premiered their new official video, “Astral Seer“. Continue reading “HÄLLAS Premiere ‘Astral Seer’ Official Video; Live Dates + New Merch Items”

RAW IN SECT Issue ‘Arena’ Official Video From Upcoming ‘Kitro’ Album


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

Groundbreaking Grecian progressive metal / rock band RAW IN SECT have unveiled their official video for the song “Arena“. Continue reading “RAW IN SECT Issue ‘Arena’ Official Video From Upcoming ‘Kitro’ Album”

2007 PUNGENT STENCH Album ‘Smut Kingdom’ Now Released; Unseen Official Video Surfaces

 


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

In a recent Riff Relevant Oldschool Sunday segment about Austrian extreme metallers PUNGENT STENCH [HERE], news was shared of an unreleased album. Continue reading “2007 PUNGENT STENCH Album ‘Smut Kingdom’ Now Released; Unseen Official Video Surfaces”

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”

DESTROYER OF LIGHT ‘Hopeless’ EP Review; Official Video + Live Dates


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

May 11 will see the issuing of “Hopeless“, the new 2-song EP from Texas’ Destroyer Of Light , via the Heavy Friends Records label. Continue reading “DESTROYER OF LIGHT ‘Hopeless’ EP Review; Official Video + Live Dates”

SNOW VILLAIN ‘EP 1’ Review; Official Video & Song Streams


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

Meet the future of alternative rock / crossover, the hard-hitting, poignant protagonists of Philly’s SNOW VILLAIN. Continue reading “SNOW VILLAIN ‘EP 1’ Review; Official Video & Song Streams”

GHOST Manifests Details Of New Album ‘Prequelle’; Premiere ‘Rats’ Official Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Mikael Eriksson)

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

The details of the new GHOST album have arrived, they include the album title, cover artwork, tracklist and an official video for one of its songs. Continue reading “GHOST Manifests Details Of New Album ‘Prequelle’; Premiere ‘Rats’ Official Video”

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”

SO IT BEGINS Getting Even With ‘Retaliation’ Official Video


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

Everything is bigger in Texas, ya know, and that includes the monstrous metalcore of Midland’s SO IT BEGINS. Continue reading “SO IT BEGINS Getting Even With ‘Retaliation’ Official Video”

THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX Joins THE SWORD On June Tour; Debuts ‘Hippie Speedball’ Official Video

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

New Jersey speed rock trio THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX announces an upcoming North American tour with The Sword. Continue reading “THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX Joins THE SWORD On June Tour; Debuts ‘Hippie Speedball’ Official Video”

GONE IS GONE Releases ‘Phantom Limb’ Official Video


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

The supergroup GONE IS GONE have released an official video for “Phantom Limb“, a single issued by the band for Record Store Day‘s Black Friday in November, 2017. Continue reading “GONE IS GONE Releases ‘Phantom Limb’ Official Video”

OPETH Concert Live On Rockpalast 2017 [Full Performance – Pro Quality Video]

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

A full live performance from progressive metallers OPETH on the German music television show Rockpalast is available for streaming below. It was recorded on June 4th, 2017 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Continue reading “OPETH Concert Live On Rockpalast 2017 [Full Performance – Pro Quality Video]”

Oldschool Sunday: CONTROL DENIED [‘The Fragile Art Of Existence’ Available On Vinyl For 1st Time]


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

As we know, some bands truly are “one album wonders” whom, for whatever reason, release only one official album… that is either awesome or awful in many cases. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: CONTROL DENIED [‘The Fragile Art Of Existence’ Available On Vinyl For 1st Time]”

GREENBEARD Debut ‘Young Concussion’ Official Video; 2018 Tour (Incl. FIREBREATHER Fest) + ‘Lödarödböl’ Ltd. Vinyl Re-Issue Coming

(Photo Courtesy Of David Brendan Hall)

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

Austin’s immensely awesome rockers GREENBEARD have unloaded quite a list of news items and upcoming events that are taking place. Continue reading “GREENBEARD Debut ‘Young Concussion’ Official Video; 2018 Tour (Incl. FIREBREATHER Fest) + ‘Lödarödböl’ Ltd. Vinyl Re-Issue Coming”