FLAW Launches Western U.S. Tour 2018 With VIP Pkg.; Guests BLACKLITE DISTRICT & THE CROWNED


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

Re-activated Kentucky hard rock / nu metal unit FLAW have unveiled their plans for a Western U.S. Tour 2018.  Joining the Louisville rockers will be guests Blacklite District and The Crowned.   Continue reading “FLAW Launches Western U.S. Tour 2018 With VIP Pkg.; Guests BLACKLITE DISTRICT & THE CROWNED”

BLACK WATER RISING Premieres ‘Payback’ Official Video; New Album ‘Electrified’ Out Now


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

Brooklyn’s hard rocking Black Water Rising have just premiered their first Official Video from their recently released third album, “Electrified“. The visualizer for “Payback” is streaming below, it has all the trademark greats of a BWR number such as riff-driven energy and ample sonic swagger. Continue reading “BLACK WATER RISING Premieres ‘Payback’ Official Video; New Album ‘Electrified’ Out Now”

RIFF RELEVANT Catches ‘New Wave’ Of POWERMAN 5000 Stream; Official Video Premiere


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

Without question, one of the greatest strengths of Riff Relevant, or any music website that dares to do so, is to crush divisive elitist mindsets within said music coverage.  Many sites tailor make themselves into cookie cutter-like, color by number spots that only cater to one style or genre of music.   Continue reading “RIFF RELEVANT Catches ‘New Wave’ Of POWERMAN 5000 Stream; Official Video Premiere”

BLACK WATER RISING Reveals ‘Electrified’ Album Art + Video Teaser; Pre-Order Launched


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

I have blathered on and on for years about how Black Water Rising are one of my favorite hard rock bands. Now I have reason to rant on some more about them as the release of their new studio album draws ever more close. Here’s what we have for you… Continue reading “BLACK WATER RISING Reveals ‘Electrified’ Album Art + Video Teaser; Pre-Order Launched”