PLEDGE ‘Resilience’ EP Review & Official Video; To Play Distortion Fest 3

Article By: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited By: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

From Portugal with sludge, and vibes of metal, post-hardcore, and unbridled punk intensity, comes PLEDGE and their recently issued ‘Resilience‘ EP. Continue reading “PLEDGE ‘Resilience’ EP Review & Official Video; To Play Distortion Fest 3”

GREAT FALLS (Feat. Former Kiss It Goodbye, Jesu, Undertow Members) Detail Upcoming Full-Length; Song Debut

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Article By: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited By: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Seattle’s GREAT FALLS announce they will return with their third full-length album before the end of the year. Continue reading “GREAT FALLS (Feat. Former Kiss It Goodbye, Jesu, Undertow Members) Detail Upcoming Full-Length; Song Debut”

JESUS PIECE Taking Live Mission To Japan For December Tour

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

Philadelphia’s brutal band of decimating sonic savagery, JESUS PIECE, are taking their traveling road show of PAHC to the land of the rising sun. Continue reading “JESUS PIECE Taking Live Mission To Japan For December Tour”

WRACK ‘Hollow Sun’ EP Review & Stream [NYP Item]

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

One man musical endeavors, projects, or whatever terminology you prefer, are and can be a risky venture, ya know? Continue reading “WRACK ‘Hollow Sun’ EP Review & Stream [NYP Item]”

Breathe Deeply Of EXHALANTS Imminent S/T Debut With ‘If Only’ Stream

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

From the Lone Star State comes the rise of EXHALANTS, the new noise rock trio birthed by former members of Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes and Body Pressure. Continue reading “Breathe Deeply Of EXHALANTS Imminent S/T Debut With ‘If Only’ Stream”

SULACO ‘The Prize’ Pre-Release Album Stream; Record Release Show

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

Rochester, NY’s genre mashing atrocity SULACO are doin’ it (and doin’ it) once again as only they can with an imminent new album offering. Continue reading “SULACO ‘The Prize’ Pre-Release Album Stream; Record Release Show”

OUR COMMON SENSE ‘Mankind’s Worst To Know’ EP Review & Stream


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

Early March saw the official arrival of the five-song “Mankind’s Worst To Know” EP from Belgium’s OUR COMMON SENSE. Continue reading “OUR COMMON SENSE ‘Mankind’s Worst To Know’ EP Review & Stream”

CONVERGE Surprise Release ‘Beautiful Ruin’ EP [Stream] + Official Video


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

Aggression fueled post-hardcore heavyweights CONVERGE sprung a surprise EP release on fans this week, June 29th to be exact.  Continue reading “CONVERGE Surprise Release ‘Beautiful Ruin’ EP [Stream] + Official Video”

DREADED DALE ‘Wayward’ EP Stream & Review [All Proceeds Going To Short Creek Dream Center]


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

From right here in the Bluegrass State comes the crushing metalcore of DREADED DALE and their conceptually-themed “Wayward” EP. Continue reading “DREADED DALE ‘Wayward’ EP Stream & Review [All Proceeds Going To Short Creek Dream Center]”

ZAO – Stream Remastered ’95 Debut ‘All Else Failed’ As Physical Formats Arrive; Sept. Tour Dates


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

Long running metalcore extremists ZAO are sharing an advance stream of their newly remastered 1995 debut, “All Else Failed“. Continue reading “ZAO – Stream Remastered ’95 Debut ‘All Else Failed’ As Physical Formats Arrive; Sept. Tour Dates”

REGIONAL JUSTICE CENTER Share ‘World Of Inconvenience’ Pre-Release Album Stream; Live Dates

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

Regional Justice Center is the project of Ian Shelton, who plays almost every instrument on the new album “World Of Inconvenience“. Continue reading “REGIONAL JUSTICE CENTER Share ‘World Of Inconvenience’ Pre-Release Album Stream; Live Dates”

WILL HAVEN Issue ‘Hewed With The Brand’ Official Video; Annc. EU./U.K. Tour

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

The Sacramento, CA post-hardcore / noise collective we know as WILL HAVEN have just issued a new official video for the song “Hewed With The Brand“. Continue reading “WILL HAVEN Issue ‘Hewed With The Brand’ Official Video; Annc. EU./U.K. Tour”

JESUS PIECE Share First Single From Upcoming Southern Lord Release ‘Only Self’


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

Philadelphia’s crafters of searingly intense, caustic hardcore, JESUS PIECE, are sharing the first new music from their upcoming album release. Continue reading “JESUS PIECE Share First Single From Upcoming Southern Lord Release ‘Only Self’”

‘Death Residue’ EP From BACKSLIDER Streaming; Upcoming Shows

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

Philadelphia’s purveyors of pummeling post-hardcore / power-violence sonics, BACKSLIDER, will release the 2-song “Death Residue” EP via Nerve Altar in June. Continue reading “‘Death Residue’ EP From BACKSLIDER Streaming; Upcoming Shows”

ATLAS Are ‘The Catalyst’ For Metalcore Savagery In New Video; Tour Dates

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

Finnish metalcore / post-hardcore band ATLAS unleash the weight of the world’s aggression within their new single “The Catalyst” and its official video. Continue reading “ATLAS Are ‘The Catalyst’ For Metalcore Savagery In New Video; Tour Dates”