ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) Announce 2018 N. American Tour; First N.A.Trek In Over 35 Years To Follow Live CD/DVD Release


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

One of the most prolific acts in rock and roll, one that is such in both the audio and visual realm, have announced their first North American tour in over thirty years. Jeff Lynne’s ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) will hit the U.S. and Canadian continent with ten shows, starting in Oakland, CA at Oracle Arena before wrapping in Philadelphia, PA at Wells Fargo Center. See below for full tour routing. Continue reading “ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) Announce 2018 N. American Tour; First N.A.Trek In Over 35 Years To Follow Live CD/DVD Release”

ZEBRA To Perform S/T Debut LP For 35th Anniversary Celebration On West Coast Mini-Tour

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

Progressive rock legends Zebra have announced a West Coast mini-tour in February, celebrating the 35th anniversary of their self-titled debut album. The band will perform the album in it’s entirely on these dates. Continue reading “ZEBRA To Perform S/T Debut LP For 35th Anniversary Celebration On West Coast Mini-Tour”

DREAM THEATER ‘Images, Words & Beyond 25th Anniversary Tour’ Mini-Doc Premieres

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

FreqsTV
 has produced a documentary on Dream Theater‘s “Images, Words & Beyond” tour, which sees the pioneering progressive metal group celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of their milestone RIAA-gold-certified album “Images And Words“. Continue reading “DREAM THEATER ‘Images, Words & Beyond 25th Anniversary Tour’ Mini-Doc Premieres”

SPOCK’S BEARD Unveil ‘Snow Live’ Album Art, Details & Promo Video


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

One of progressive rock’s most popular bands is the long running Spock’s Beard. Originally formed in Los Angeles and now active for over 25 years, the band has had some incredible musicians fill its roster over that quarter of a century. In 2016, every one of them assembled together at the annual Morsefest (derived from name of the band’s founding brothers, Neal and Alan Morse) in Nashville for one incredible event. Continue reading “SPOCK’S BEARD Unveil ‘Snow Live’ Album Art, Details & Promo Video”

PARADISE LOST Announce EU. Tour With PALLBEARER / SINISTRO Supporting


Before they release the complete details of their upcoming album release ‘Medusa‘ (Nuclear Blast, Sept.), UK doom legends Paradise Lost will undertake a European tour.   Continue reading “PARADISE LOST Announce EU. Tour With PALLBEARER / SINISTRO Supporting”

GHOST COLOR ‘American Book Of The Dead’ EP Review; Streaming


Sacramento, CA.’s Ghost Color return with their second EP, American Book Of The Dead, on May 30th. If you’ve somehow missed out on the band until now, including their 2015 self-titled EP, shame on you.   Continue reading “GHOST COLOR ‘American Book Of The Dead’ EP Review; Streaming”