Pro-Shot Video Of Entire DIRKSCHNEIDER Live Set At Summer Breeze 2018

(Photo Courtesy Of Michael “Maikel” Pander)

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

WDR Rockpalast has shared their professionally filmed video of DIRKSCHNEIDER – featuring frontman Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ex-Accept) – live at Summer Breeze 2018 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. Continue reading “Pro-Shot Video Of Entire DIRKSCHNEIDER Live Set At Summer Breeze 2018”

BEiTTHEMEANS ‘Alabama Calling’ EP Coming; Premiere Song + Official Video


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

2018 is quickly shaping up as the year of BEiTTHEMEANS, as the band is burning through happenings faster than a Georgia Pine soaked in kerosene. Continue reading “BEiTTHEMEANS ‘Alabama Calling’ EP Coming; Premiere Song + Official Video”

Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Harry ‘The Tyrant’ Conklin & Sean ‘The Hell Destroyer’ Peck Are THE THREE TREMORS; S/T Debut Imminent

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

A trio of heavy metal’s most powerful, recognizable and revered vocalists are uniting under the banner of THE THREE TREMORS. Continue reading “Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Harry ‘The Tyrant’ Conklin & Sean ‘The Hell Destroyer’ Peck Are THE THREE TREMORS; S/T Debut Imminent”

RECKER ‘Manifest Destiny’ Album Review & Stream


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

From Vancouver, WA. comes something we could use a lot more of here in the United States, a true, dyed-in-the-wool, traditional metal band, RECKER. Continue reading “RECKER ‘Manifest Destiny’ Album Review & Stream”

GHASTLY SOUND Emit New ‘Crippler Crossface’ Single + Official Video; Appearing At Psycho Las Vegas


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

Vermont’s GHASTLY SOUND have unveiled a new single, “Crippler Crossface“, along with its subsequent official video.  Continue reading “GHASTLY SOUND Emit New ‘Crippler Crossface’ Single + Official Video; Appearing At Psycho Las Vegas”

SON OF THE MORNING Share ‘Left Hand Path’ Official Video; Exclusive Vinyl Editions Via DHU Records


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

U.S. retro occult rock/doom band SON OF THE MORNING are premiering their “Left Hand Path” official video. Continue reading “SON OF THE MORNING Share ‘Left Hand Path’ Official Video; Exclusive Vinyl Editions Via DHU Records”

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”

ACE FREHLEY Unveils ‘Spaceman’ Album Specifics & New Single

(Photo Courtesy Of Jay Gilbert)

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

Iconic, out-of-this-world musician, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, and former KISS guitarist, ACE FREHLEY, has revealed the details of his upcoming album release. Continue reading “ACE FREHLEY Unveils ‘Spaceman’ Album Specifics & New Single”

AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates


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

The one man musical monstrosity that is AUTHOR & PUNISHER (aka Tristan Shone) has revealed details of an upcoming sixth album release, “Beastland“. Continue reading “AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

FOUR ON THE FLOOR #5: JONO GARRETT of MOS GENERATOR & TURBID NORTH – Brendan Burns’ Drummer Spotlight

Mos Generator - The Bowery Ballroom, NY, NY 05/12/2018. Photo: Leanne

(By Brendan Burns of Wasted Theory, Guest Columnist, RiffRelevant.com)

For as long as I can remember, it’s always been about the guitar player or the lead singer.  That lethal concoction of singers and axe-swingers like Page and Plant. Mick and Keith, Tyler and Perry, Daltry and Townsend, the list goes on and on…   Continue reading “FOUR ON THE FLOOR #5: JONO GARRETT of MOS GENERATOR & TURBID NORTH – Brendan Burns’ Drummer Spotlight”

Oldschool Sunday: NITZER EBB [Career Spanning ‘Nitzer Ebb 1982-2010: The Box Set’ Coming]

NITZER EBB Circa 1988

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

British electronic/industrial entity NITZER EBB are a pioneering musical project that were creating popular EBM (Electronic Body Music) long before the term and genre even existed. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: NITZER EBB [Career Spanning ‘Nitzer Ebb 1982-2010: The Box Set’ Coming]”

CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates

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

As was recently revealed, metal-melding doomsters CASTLE will release their new album “Deal Thy Fate” on October 19th via Ripple Music. Continue reading “CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

HEADS. Bring ‘Collider’ Tour To U.S. This Month w/ MULTICULT; Official Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Mark Kraemer)

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

The German-Australian noise rock, post-punk unit HEADS. will launch a two week U.S. tour run, to start in just a matter of days from now.  Continue reading “HEADS. Bring ‘Collider’ Tour To U.S. This Month w/ MULTICULT; Official Video”

MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’

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

Yes, you read that right! November will see “The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018” launch in the United States. Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’”

BLACK HELIUM ‘Primitive Fuck’ Album Review & Stream

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

I was immediately enthralled upon first discovering London’s BLACK HELIUM a couple of months ago. Continue reading “BLACK HELIUM ‘Primitive Fuck’ Album Review & Stream”