MOS GENERATOR ‘Shadowlands’ Album Review & Stream; New Tour Dates; Appearing @ Hellfest & Descendants Of Crom

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

Mos Generator‘s ‘Shadowlands‘ album released last month through France’s Listenable Records. Back in Fall 2017, I was given a sneak peek at the cover art and was rendered breathless by it. Immediately guessing the art was by Nightjar of Adam Burke with that digital peek, the waiting had begun. Months of waiting in fact, for both that painting to be seen and for ‘Shadowlands‘ to be heard.    Continue reading “MOS GENERATOR ‘Shadowlands’ Album Review & Stream; New Tour Dates; Appearing @ Hellfest & Descendants Of Crom”

DEAFHEAVEN ‘Canary Yellow’ Single Release; New Album & N. American Tour Nears – Annc. UK/EU Tour w/ Inter Arma

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

DEAFHEAVEN have just dropped a new single, “Canary Yellow“, from their upcoming album release. Continue reading “DEAFHEAVEN ‘Canary Yellow’ Single Release; New Album & N. American Tour Nears – Annc. UK/EU Tour w/ Inter Arma”

VOIVOD Announces EU. Tour To Coincide With New Full-Length Release [Album Details]

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

Long running Canadian sci-fi / progressive metal band VOIVOD have revealed limited details on their new full-length album release. Continue reading “VOIVOD Announces EU. Tour To Coincide With New Full-Length Release [Album Details]”

RPM FEST 2018: Tickets On Sale Now – BLACK TUSK, TOMBS, WHORES, ACID WITCH, INCITE +40 More

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

RPM Fest organizers announced the 2018 full band roster for the late August music event a few weeks ago. We have an updated poster and, more importantly,  tickets are on sale now!    Continue reading “RPM FEST 2018: Tickets On Sale Now – BLACK TUSK, TOMBS, WHORES, ACID WITCH, INCITE +40 More”

PRIMUS Announce ‘Ambushing The Storm’ September Mini-Tour

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

PRIMUS have just announced a short series of headlining September live dates dubbed the “Ambushing The Storm” mini-tour. Continue reading “PRIMUS Announce ‘Ambushing The Storm’ September Mini-Tour”

LIMB ‘Saboteurs Of The Sun’ Review & Stream; Official Video Premiere


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

The United Kingdom’s LIMB are back with a new album release, their third such, and it is titled “Saboteurs Of The Sun“. Continue reading “LIMB ‘Saboteurs Of The Sun’ Review & Stream; Official Video Premiere”

EYES ON THE MACHINE S/T EP Review & Album Release Show


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

EYES ON THE MACHINE are a newer breed band from Belgium, now preparing to unleash their début, a self-titled EP through Polderrecords on June 9th. Continue reading “EYES ON THE MACHINE S/T EP Review & Album Release Show”

WINTERSUN Announce N. American Tour With Support NE OBLIVISCARIS & Sarah Longfield

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

In what should be a high priority happening for many, Finnish extreme progressive metallers WINTERSUN have announced plans for an upcoming North American tour. Continue reading “WINTERSUN Announce N. American Tour With Support NE OBLIVISCARIS & Sarah Longfield”

MOTOROWL Reveal ‘Atlas’ Album Details + Title Track Animated Video


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

Progressive psychedelic doom band MOTOROWL are ramping up to release their new album “Atlas” on July 27th through Century Media Records. Continue reading “MOTOROWL Reveal ‘Atlas’ Album Details + Title Track Animated Video”

FATES WARNING To Release ‘Live Over Europe’ 2CD / 3LP In June; Live Performance Clip Shared

(Photo Courtesy of Stephanie Cabral)

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

U.S. progressive metal icons FATES WARNING have announced an extensive live album release, “Live Over Europe“, will arrive via InsideOut Music on June 29th. Continue reading “FATES WARNING To Release ‘Live Over Europe’ 2CD / 3LP In June; Live Performance Clip Shared”

HOWLING GIANT-ELECTRIC PHANTOM-VIC CROWN @ Sly Grog In Asheville, N.C. [5/26/18]


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

On Saturday, May 26, 2018, I was able to scratch a top band off of my own personal Bucket List of bands to see live: Nashville, Tennessee’s HOWLING GIANT! Continue reading “HOWLING GIANT-ELECTRIC PHANTOM-VIC CROWN @ Sly Grog In Asheville, N.C. [5/26/18]”

Symphony X’s Michael Romeo Details First Solo Album ‘War Of The Worlds / Pt. 1’; Lyric Video Debuts

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

Michael Romeo, the guitarist extraordinaire of Symphony X, will issue his first official solo effort, “War Of The Worlds / Pt. 1“, worldwide on July 27th via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. Continue reading “Symphony X’s Michael Romeo Details First Solo Album ‘War Of The Worlds / Pt. 1’; Lyric Video Debuts”

SOLILOQUIUM Share ‘Contemplations’ Full Album Stream

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

On June 1st, Sweden’s SOLILOQUIUM will release their sophomore full-length album “Contemplations” through Transcending Records. Continue reading “SOLILOQUIUM Share ‘Contemplations’ Full Album Stream”