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”

BLACK TUSK Announce August Album Release; Share New Track


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

Savannah, Georgia’s BLACK TUSK have announced an upcoming album release, “T.C.B.T.“, will arrive on August 17th, via Season Of Mist Records. Continue reading “BLACK TUSK Announce August Album Release; Share New Track”

NORTHWOODS Share ‘Wasteland’ Pre-Release Album Stream


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

Italy’s NORTHWOODS are an abrasively acidic act that exudes frenzied bursts of neo-apocalyptic noisecore. Continue reading “NORTHWOODS Share ‘Wasteland’ Pre-Release Album Stream”

INTEGRITY & KRIEG To Issue Hardcore-Meets-Black Metal Split; Song From Each Band Shared

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

Pioneering post-hardcore harbingers INTEGRITY and New Jersey’s trailblazing black metal entity KRIEG are uniting for a split release. Continue reading “INTEGRITY & KRIEG To Issue Hardcore-Meets-Black Metal Split; Song From Each Band Shared”

HARM’S WAY Premiere Intense ‘Last Man’ Official Video As Live Dates & Vans Warped Tour Looms


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

The Chicago-based band that embodies audio homicide, HARM’S WAY, have just unleashed a visual salvo of ocular intensity, “Last Man“. Continue reading “HARM’S WAY Premiere Intense ‘Last Man’ Official Video As Live Dates & Vans Warped Tour Looms”

TETELESTAI Issue ‘The Dead We Do Not Mourn’ Official Video Featuring Coalesce’s Sean Ingram


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

Omaha, Nebraska’s two man entity known as TETELESTAI recently released their official video for the song “The Dead We Do Not Mourn“. Continue reading “TETELESTAI Issue ‘The Dead We Do Not Mourn’ Official Video Featuring Coalesce’s Sean Ingram”

EARTH CRISIS Reveal A June East Coast Weekend Trek


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

Iconic hardcore unit EARTH CRISIS have revealed the dates of an upcoming East Coast weekend tour they have scheduled for June. Continue reading “EARTH CRISIS Reveal A June East Coast Weekend Trek”

HARM’S WAY Sets PNW Dates w/ SOFT KILL Prior To Final Vans Warped Tour Trek


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

The lethal sonic homicide that is HARM’S WAY have announced a short run of live dates planned in the Pacific Northwest.  Continue reading “HARM’S WAY Sets PNW Dates w/ SOFT KILL Prior To Final Vans Warped Tour Trek”

This Will Hurt Someone – MALEVICH / IRON GAG Split Stream

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

When a pair of bands like MALEVICH and IRON GAG unite for a shared split album release, the potential for harm is pretty much a given expectation. Continue reading “This Will Hurt Someone – MALEVICH / IRON GAG Split Stream”