I AM THE LIQUOR ‘7 Days Of Smoke’ [Pat Riot & Leanne Ridgeway Dual Review]

It has been a couple of months since RVA’s I Am The Liquor served up their new offering, ‘7 Days Of Smoke‘. The seven song slab of thick riff-driven rock and roll recently landed on my radar and I couldn’t be happier.  I say that because I was a big fan of their 2015 self-titled full length and am stoked there’s now a follow-up.   Continue reading “I AM THE LIQUOR ‘7 Days Of Smoke’ [Pat Riot & Leanne Ridgeway Dual Review]”

RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)

Riff Relevant is seeking additional contributors! Do you have a way with words? Are you a music-addicted witty, metalhead who wants to write about their musical drug of choice? Are you looking to expand your network of music or writing-related opportunities? Then here is your shot.   Continue reading “RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)”

COSMONAUT FUZZ Self-Titled Review & Stream


Brazil’s Cosmonaut Fuzz is a one man project from multi-instrumentalist Adriano Alves (guitarist/vox for Netuno Doom). To be his first outing recorded in his home studio with him playing and producing, Alves hits a home run his first time out.

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STRATUS NIMBUS Self-Titled Review & Stream

Stratus Nimbus are clouds basically and by definition, the two-word term describes a gray looking, low hanging cloud. It could also be an aura that surrounds someone like a supposed deity during their time upon the Earth. Yeah, yeah, Stratus Nimbus could be all that, but I can tell you what Stratus Nimbus definitely are without question…

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WRECK PLUS ‘Dark Construktor’ EP Review & Stream

Parisian band Wreck Plus are a well established entity in their homeland of France. They have been actively enlarging their fan base for a while now, accomplished by a string of fantastic releases. The latest one, the ‘Dark Construktor‘ EP, was issued in December 2016 and has now made its way here to RRHQ.

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ECSTATIC VISION’s ‘Raw Rock Fury’ Streaming In Full; To Play 2 Special Gigs With EYEHATEGOD

Philadelphia’s heavy psych quartet Ecstatic Vision have shared a full stream of their 2nd LP ‘Raw Rock Fury’, just released this past Friday, April 7 via Relapse Records. It is out now and available on CD/LP and Digital formats.

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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”