DEAFHEAVEN Collaborate With Chelsea Wolfe On ‘Night People’ Song / Official Video

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

San Francisco Bay Area’s DEAFHEAVEN have just premiered their official video for the song “Night People“, their collaborative track with Chelsea Wolfe. Continue reading “DEAFHEAVEN Collaborate With Chelsea Wolfe On ‘Night People’ Song / Official Video”

DAUGHTERS Return With New Song; Sign w/ Ipecac Recordings + Tour Dates

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

After a noticeable absence since 2010, Providence, R.I.’s noise rockers DAUGHTERS have resurfaced and are bringing some welcome news with them. Continue reading “DAUGHTERS Return With New Song; Sign w/ Ipecac Recordings + Tour Dates”

COLDBONES Stream Epic Post-Rock On Just-Released ‘Where It All Began’ Album; Tour Dates

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

This past Friday, April 6, saw the Crooked Noise Records release of the debut album “Where It All Began” from Kent, UK’s COLDBONES. Continue reading “COLDBONES Stream Epic Post-Rock On Just-Released ‘Where It All Began’ Album; Tour Dates”

Riff Relevant Anniversary Giveaway! Win a SPARROWMILK / DOOMSTRESS Vinyl Split [D.H.U Records] + More!


(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

2018’s month of March brings Riff Relevant to its first anniversary.  We’re grateful and we’re celebrating by giving away some more stuff!

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DARKEST HOUR Set February East Coast Trek; WHORES. & EXTINCTION A.D. Supporting


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

Reactivated Virginia metallers Darkest Hour have announced a short, but nonetheless incredible, East Coast touring trek. It will set off in February 2018 and consist of nine dates with support provided by WHORES. and Extinction A.D. Here’s what we know: Continue reading “DARKEST HOUR Set February East Coast Trek; WHORES. & EXTINCTION A.D. Supporting”

WILL HAVEN Confirm New Album Underway; Members Of YOB & DEFTONES To Guest

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

Welcome news from the camp of Sacramento, CA’s sonic assassins Will Haven today as they have revealed they’ve begun work on a new album. The effort, to be titled “Muerte” will arrive at retailers some time in 2018 and we have the track list for it below. Continue reading “WILL HAVEN Confirm New Album Underway; Members Of YOB & DEFTONES To Guest”

EMPTY THREAT ‘Shutdown Nowhere’ EP Review & Stream


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

The threat is real! From Mississauga, Ontario comes the debut offering from Empty Threat, the “Shutdown Nowhere” EP. The six song effort dropped nearly two weeks ago and I’m pretty happy about it landing on my radar. The reason I’m saying that is because of what is channeled through these six selections. It’s a potent blending of punk rock, grunge, alternative and post-rock that walks the line between the past and the present worlds of music. Continue reading “EMPTY THREAT ‘Shutdown Nowhere’ EP Review & Stream”

TODAY IS THE DAY Stream Exclusive Track For Decibel Magazine Flexi-Series


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

As the legendary noise rock / experimental metal band Today Is The Day currently work on their next studio recording, they are sharing this new gem.   Continue reading “TODAY IS THE DAY Stream Exclusive Track For Decibel Magazine Flexi-Series”

HUMANITIES / LOW SUN Split ‘Human Sun’ Review & Stream


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

The four song “Human Sun” is the result of the collaboration between Low Sun & HUMANITIES, two Toronto-based bands who both possess an affinity for dynamic creativity.    Continue reading “HUMANITIES / LOW SUN Split ‘Human Sun’ Review & Stream”

HORSENECK To Head Out On The Mini-Van Hell Ride Tour; Video Trailers

“This tour is going to be so loud, you can hear us from the next venue.” –

HORSENECK

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FOTOCRIME (Ex-Coliseum’s Ryan Patterson) Debuts ‘Always Hell’ Official Video From Just-Released EP

Fotocrime is the newest project from Ryan Patterson, formerly of Louisville, KY.’s Coliseum. In Fotocrime, he goes by the moniker R. Pattern which is fine, because this band is nothing like his earlier one.    Continue reading “FOTOCRIME (Ex-Coliseum’s Ryan Patterson) Debuts ‘Always Hell’ Official Video From Just-Released EP”

MELVINS Announce N.A. Tour To Coincide With New Album Drop; Video Trailer

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

Legendary post-rock noise mongers Melvins have announced an extensive North American tour to accompany their upcoming new album release.  ‘A Walk With Love & Death‘ will be released through Ipecac Recordings on July 7th.     Continue reading “MELVINS Announce N.A. Tour To Coincide With New Album Drop; Video Trailer”

WEAR YOUR WOUNDS (Featuring Converge’s Jacob Bannon) Debut Streaming

The début album from Wear Your Wounds, the post-rock project led by Converge’s Jacob Bannon, is available for streaming below. It will be officially released through Bannon’s label Deathwish Inc. this Friday, April 7th.   Continue reading “WEAR YOUR WOUNDS (Featuring Converge’s Jacob Bannon) Debut Streaming”

EMBER ‘261’ EP Review & Stream


Birmingham, Alabama’s Ember dropped their 3-song ‘261‘ EP back in December of 2016. The band channels a potent blend of hypnotic doom and ethereally-tinged sludge on the offering, with an ample influx of Post-Metal vibes tossed in for good measure. One of the best highlights of the band is the airy, sultry female vocals that permeate nearly every fiber of this effort.   Continue reading “EMBER ‘261’ EP Review & Stream”

IAH Self-Titled Review, Stream & FREE Download

Argentina’s IAH recently released their 4-song self-titled EP and now it has made its way here to my ears. The trio of bassist Juan Pablo Lucco Borlera, guitarist Mauricio Condon and drummer José Landín deliver some fantastically intense, experimentally driven Stoner/Post-Rock.   Continue reading “IAH Self-Titled Review, Stream & FREE Download”