ANCESTORS Added To Pelagic Records Roster; Share New Track


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

One of  heavy psyche rock / progressive metal’s more phenomenal bands, in my opinion, is the L.A.-based Ancestors. Today arrives news that the band has signed with the eclectic acts-enhanced label Pelagic Records and the band will be releasing an album in 2018. Continue reading “ANCESTORS Added To Pelagic Records Roster; Share New Track”

PALE GREY LORE Partners w/OAK ISLAND RECORDS for December S/T Vinyl Reissue, Album Stream & Upcoming Shows

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

Columbus, Ohio’s Pale Grey Lore originally released their self-titled début album on CD and digital download in June 2016.  On December 1st, that début album is slated for vinyl release via German label Kozmik Artifactz’s imprint Oak Island Records.    Continue reading “PALE GREY LORE Partners w/OAK ISLAND RECORDS for December S/T Vinyl Reissue, Album Stream & Upcoming Shows”

KAL-EL Streaming ‘Astrodoomeda’ In Full Techni-Aural Sound


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

Norwegian stoner rock overlords Kal-El are set to drop their third studio album, titled “Astrodoomeda“, tomorrow (Aug. 25th).  The Argonauta Records offered effort is an eight-song/47-minute excursion into some amazingly thorough head rock for damn sure, too. Continue reading “KAL-EL Streaming ‘Astrodoomeda’ In Full Techni-Aural Sound”

RAVENBLACK S/T EP Review & Stream

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

From The Great White North (well, Montreal, Québec really), comes the début from Ravenblack.  The five-song self-titled EP is an astounding foray into full-on stoner rock laden with nuances of psychedelia and space-y doom.   Continue reading “RAVENBLACK S/T EP Review & Stream”

ALL THEM WITCHES – Added US/EU Tour Dates; Brand New ‘BULLS’ Official Video

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

The Nashville, TN heavy blues quartet All Them Witches has just finished Round Two of their tour to support the February 24th release of their ‘Sleeping Through The War’ album.  Round three is set to start on September 18th in Germany.    Continue reading “ALL THEM WITCHES – Added US/EU Tour Dates; Brand New ‘BULLS’ Official Video”

SAVANAH “The Healer” Album Review & Stream; Video; Show Dates

(By Taylor D. Waring, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Savanah’s “The Healer” undulates through a variety of spaces and emotions.  At times, the album trudges forward with primal riffage; at others, it erupts into an ethereal sorrow.   Continue reading “SAVANAH “The Healer” Album Review & Stream; Video; Show Dates”

CLOUD CATCHER ‘Trails of Kozmic Dust’ – Album Review & Stream

Cloud Catcher - Live at Electric Funeral Fest photo by Mike Goodwin
Cloud Catcher – Live at Electric Funeral Fest – Photo by Mike Goodwin

(By Damon ‘Gravitoyd’ Caraway, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Trails of Kozmic Dust‘, released on Totem Cat Records in March 2017.  It finds the Cloud Catcher trio to be burning through the atmosphere way above the Denver, Colorado sky they’re used to.   Continue reading “CLOUD CATCHER ‘Trails of Kozmic Dust’ – Album Review & Stream”

Kyle Shutt’s DOOM SIDE OF THE MOON Pink Floyd Tribute Issues ‘Time’ Video

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

Guitarist Kyle Shutt of The Sword recently revealed he was working on an ambitious solo release. That undertaking was his own tribute to Pink Floyd and their seminal landmark album, “Dark Side Of The Moon“.  Continue reading “Kyle Shutt’s DOOM SIDE OF THE MOON Pink Floyd Tribute Issues ‘Time’ Video”

RIFF RELEVANT’s EXCLUSIVE Video Premiere Of NETUNO DOOM ‘The Second Sun’

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

Brazil’s amazingly diversified psyche-infused Stoner Doom band Netuno Doom have graciously partnered with Riff Relevant for the EXCLUSIVE global première of their brand new video!     Continue reading “RIFF RELEVANT’s EXCLUSIVE Video Premiere Of NETUNO DOOM ‘The Second Sun’”

PEYOITE ‘Green’ EP Review & Stream


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

From Chandler, Québec comes the superb instrumental psyche/stoner/doom offering, the “Green” EP, from Peyoite.   Continue reading “PEYOITE ‘Green’ EP Review & Stream”

THE ACID GUIDE SERVICE ‘Vol. 11’ Review & Stream

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

Who knew that there was such heavy, trippin’ balls psyche-infused stoner rock happening in The Spud State? Yeah, that’s right, Idaho has sent us what is soon to be their favorite sons given time, The Acid Guide Service.   Continue reading “THE ACID GUIDE SERVICE ‘Vol. 11’ Review & Stream”

GENGHIS CHRON ‘Demos’ Review, Stream & NYP Item


The five-man entity Genghis Chron appropriately hail from Thunder Bay, Ontario. Not only is their own name a catchy punner, but their home is befitting for the band’s own thunderous sound. That sound is one that channels some thickly sticky Stoner Rock specialness indeed. I say that based on the band’s late January offering, the two-song ‘Demos‘.   Continue reading “GENGHIS CHRON ‘Demos’ Review, Stream & NYP Item”

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