NIBIRU First-Ever U.K. Headline Tour Set For October; Live Performance Video


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

The Italian, ritualistic, psych-sludge entity NIBIRU announce their very first headline tour of the United Kingdom.  Continue reading “NIBIRU First-Ever U.K. Headline Tour Set For October; Live Performance Video”

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS To Release ‘Wasteland’ Album In Oct.; Desert Daze Fest To Be Sole 2018 N. American Show


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

England’s magnificent retro psych rock band UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS announce the upcoming arrival of a new album release. Continue reading “UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS To Release ‘Wasteland’ Album In Oct.; Desert Daze Fest To Be Sole 2018 N. American Show”

SAINT KARLOFF ‘All Heed The Black God’ Album Review & Stream


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

Speaking solely for myself, it takes something really exceptional from the ever-increasingly more exploited Stoner Rock genre to impress me these days. Continue reading “SAINT KARLOFF ‘All Heed The Black God’ Album Review & Stream”

ALL THEM WITCHES First Single From Sept.’s ‘ATW’ Album; U.S. Headline Tour & Fest Appearances

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

Nashville’s prolific genre-warping entity ALL THEM WITCHES will release a new album next month. Continue reading “ALL THEM WITCHES First Single From Sept.’s ‘ATW’ Album; U.S. Headline Tour & Fest Appearances”

CLOUDS TASTE SATANIC Share “Violence Part III” Video From ‘The Glitter Of Infinite Hell’; New Albums Coming in 2019

Clouds Taste Satanic

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

Brooklyn, NY’s doom atmospherists Clouds Taste Satanic have released the third video from their 2017 album ‘The Glitter of Infinite Hell‘.     Continue reading “CLOUDS TASTE SATANIC Share “Violence Part III” Video From ‘The Glitter Of Infinite Hell’; New Albums Coming in 2019″

RIVERS OF GORE S/T Album Review & Stream

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

Once upon a time in Mexico… in Méx., Mexico to be exact, there existed a trio of musicians that were determined to laugh in the face of Death. Continue reading “RIVERS OF GORE S/T Album Review & Stream”

BLACK HELIUM ‘Primitive Fuck’ Album Review & Stream

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

I was immediately enthralled upon first discovering London’s BLACK HELIUM a couple of months ago. Continue reading “BLACK HELIUM ‘Primitive Fuck’ Album Review & Stream”

SUN VOYAGER ‘Seismic Vibes’ Album Review & Stream

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

Riff Relevant gets quite inundated with submissions for review (we are not complaining, of course).  Sometimes some things might get missed… for a bit. Continue reading “SUN VOYAGER ‘Seismic Vibes’ Album Review & Stream”

HOREHOUND Reveals Second Full-length, ‘HOLOCENE’ & Premieres Video For “L’appel du Vide”; Live Dates

(Photo Courtesy Of Trevor Richards)

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

Extremely excited to announce Pittsburgh’s paramount Doom/Sludge underground act HOREHOUND continues their ascension above ground with the announcement of their second full-length album, ‘HOLOCENE‘.    Continue reading “HOREHOUND Reveals Second Full-length, ‘HOLOCENE’ & Premieres Video For “L’appel du Vide”; Live Dates”

EARTHLESS Announce Fall North American Headlining Tour; Pro-Shot Entire Belgium Show [Video]

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

San Diego’s cosmic rock jam trio EARTHLESS have just announced a new trek of North American touring set to take place this Fall. Continue reading “EARTHLESS Announce Fall North American Headlining Tour; Pro-Shot Entire Belgium Show [Video]”

Halsey’s Rogue Reviews – July 2018

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

The first installment of my Rogue Reviews went exactly as you’d expect. It went viral. Four billion ‘Likes’ worldwide. Mark Zuckerberg thought he was hacked. Lemmy came back from the dead just to comment on it. Shoobies stopped feeding the seagulls and driving like assholes. And McDonald’s brought back the Mcrib; permanently.    Continue reading “Halsey’s Rogue Reviews – July 2018”

RED MESA ‘The Devil And The Desert’ Album Review & Stream

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

It has been four long years since Albuquerque, New Mexico’s RED MESA graced us with their phenomenal S/T début back in 2014. Continue reading “RED MESA ‘The Devil And The Desert’ Album Review & Stream”

THE AGE OF TRUTH – ‘Threshold’ Now Available on Ltd. Edit. Vinyl via Kozmik Artifactz

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

Earlier this year, Halsey reviewed THE AGE OF TRUTH‘s début full length, ‘Threshold‘, plus had a fairly hilarious interview with a couple of those Philly boys [HERE]. We’ve mentioned before that ‘Threshold‘ would be available from Kozmik Artifactz at some point. That point is now!

Continue reading “THE AGE OF TRUTH – ‘Threshold’ Now Available on Ltd. Edit. Vinyl via Kozmik Artifactz”

PALE DIVINE To Release Long-Awaited S/T Album; U.S. Tour w/ APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE Launches This Month

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

One of the heavy underground’s most revered acts, Pennsylvania’s purveyors of blues and psychedelia-infused doom, PALE DIVINE, have delivered some exciting news. Continue reading “PALE DIVINE To Release Long-Awaited S/T Album; U.S. Tour w/ APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE Launches This Month”

WHITENAILS To Support WHORES. / BLACK TUSK Co-Headline U.S. Tour; Incl. RPM Fest & Others

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

Canadian heavy cosmic rockers WHITENAILS have announced an imminent U.S. touring cycle they will be participating on. Continue reading “WHITENAILS To Support WHORES. / BLACK TUSK Co-Headline U.S. Tour; Incl. RPM Fest & Others”