WEIRD TALES ‘The Fall’ Review & Stream [NYP Digital Item]; Tour With RISIN SABOTAGE


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

WEIRD TALES are a Warsaw, Poland-based doom band that recently issued their very first physical offering, “The Fall” back in February. Continue reading “WEIRD TALES ‘The Fall’ Review & Stream [NYP Digital Item]; Tour With RISIN SABOTAGE”

KINGDOM Share New Release ‘Putrescent Remains Of The Dead Ground’ Via Stream

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

Poland’s purveyors of traditional style death metal, KINGDOM, are back with their newly released fourth album, “Putrescent Remains Of The Dead Ground“. Continue reading “KINGDOM Share New Release ‘Putrescent Remains Of The Dead Ground’ Via Stream”

BATUSHKA – ‘Litourgiya’ Album Review & Stream; Tour Dates

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

WOW! You guys sure are lucky I know what the hell I’m doing over here at the Riff Relevant corporate skyscraper (okay, alone in my garage).    Continue reading “BATUSHKA – ‘Litourgiya’ Album Review & Stream; Tour Dates”

JARUN Share Stream Of Just-Released Third Album ‘Sporysz’


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

Atmospheric, periodically folk-infused Polish black metallers Jarun are releasing their third album “Sporysz” today, December 22nd via Arachnophobia Records.    Continue reading “JARUN Share Stream Of Just-Released Third Album ‘Sporysz’”

71TONMAN ‘Earthwreck” Review & Stream


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

From Wroclaw, Poland with doom comes the crushing new offering from 71TONMAN titled “Earthwreck” and released through Black Bow Records on Sept. 22nd. This is body and soul-obliterating sonic heaviness through and through. It is sludgy, with pulverizing, downtrodden density that crushes all within its path. Continue reading “71TONMAN ‘Earthwreck” Review & Stream”

UPDATED – DECAPITATED Now Accused Of Gang-Raping Woman


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

The sordid story of this week’s arrest and detainment of Polish metallers Decapitated (prior story here) is growing in severity…  Continue reading “UPDATED – DECAPITATED Now Accused Of Gang-Raping Woman”

DECAPITATED Members Arrested & Detained In The US On Kidnapping Charges


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

According to the Seattle Times, Polish death metallers Decapitated – , Waclaw J. Kieltyka, Rafal T. Piotrowski, and Hubert E. Wiecek – were all arrested this weekend in Santa Ana, California, on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after a concert in Spokane, Washington on August 31st. Continue reading “DECAPITATED Members Arrested & Detained In The US On Kidnapping Charges”

STONERROR S/T Release Review, Stream & Official Video

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

Straight out of the school of music that traces its origins back to the desert rock frontiersmen Kyuss comes Kraków, Poland’s Stonerror.    Continue reading “STONERROR S/T Release Review, Stream & Official Video”