AMERICAN STANDARDS Share New Single ‘Weep’ Via Official Video; Live Dates

(Photo Courtesy Of Diane Webb)

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

Harbingers of USHC, Phoenix’s American Standards, have just released a new single titled “Weep“, with an accompanying official video too. Continue reading “AMERICAN STANDARDS Share New Single ‘Weep’ Via Official Video; Live Dates”

BIG KIZZ (Former Witchcraft / Graveyard, Etc. Members) Streaming ‘Music Is Magic’ Debut


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

BIG KIZZ is the new Swedish rock band featuring drummer Axel Sjöberg (ex-Graveyard), bassist John Hoyles (Spiders, ex-Witchcraft), bassist Johannes Cronquist (ex-Vidunder), and vocalist / guitarist Pontus Westman (Lady Banana). Continue reading “BIG KIZZ (Former Witchcraft / Graveyard, Etc. Members) Streaming ‘Music Is Magic’ Debut”

PURGATORY Share ‘Cold Side Of Reality’ Pre-Release Stream


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

USHC savages PURGATORY are going to unleash their new studio album, “Cold Side Of Reality“, via Unbeaten Records on June 1. Continue reading “PURGATORY Share ‘Cold Side Of Reality’ Pre-Release Stream”

SWORN ENEMY Announce ‘As Real As It Gets’ 15th Anniversary Tour; THY WILL BE DONE To Support

 

(Photo Courtesy Of Derek Soto @ Sinestra Studios)

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

SWORN ENEMY, the NYHC crew from Queens, have just announced their plans for the “As Real As It Gets 15th Anniversary Tour” to celebrate the decade and a half milestone for the classic album. Continue reading “SWORN ENEMY Announce ‘As Real As It Gets’ 15th Anniversary Tour; THY WILL BE DONE To Support”

EARTH CRISIS Reveal A June East Coast Weekend Trek


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

Iconic hardcore unit EARTH CRISIS have revealed the dates of an upcoming East Coast weekend tour they have scheduled for June. Continue reading “EARTH CRISIS Reveal A June East Coast Weekend Trek”

CHILD BITE Stream More Covers (Unsane & Minor Threat) From Upcoming Rarities Collection


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

Following on the heels of their recent sharing of some covers featuring guest vocalist Phillip Anselmo [HERE], CHILD BITE are back with some more tunes. Continue reading “CHILD BITE Stream More Covers (Unsane & Minor Threat) From Upcoming Rarities Collection”

DEAD CROSS Surprise Release S/T EP [Streaming]; Premiere Official Video + Share Live Dates


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

Yesterday, Tuesday, May 2, saw the surprise release of a self-titled EP from DEAD CROSS through the Ipecac Recordings label of frontman Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle). Continue reading “DEAD CROSS Surprise Release S/T EP [Streaming]; Premiere Official Video + Share Live Dates”

PISS RIVER Give New Meaning To “Streaming” With S/T Album Share; Official Video


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

Sweden’s PISS RIVER just released their self-titled full-length debut for The Sign Records on April 27th. Continue reading “PISS RIVER Give New Meaning To “Streaming” With S/T Album Share; Official Video”

END OF HOPE (Eternal Black, Kraut, Reign Of Zaius, St. Bastard Members) Share NYP Demo


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

The END OF HOPE is a New York-based, relatively new project formed by members of some well-established Big Apple bands.  Continue reading “END OF HOPE (Eternal Black, Kraut, Reign Of Zaius, St. Bastard Members) Share NYP Demo”

BURN THE PRIEST (Lamb Of God) Share Cover Of BIG BLACK’s ‘Kerosene’ As ‘Legion: XX’ Covers LP Nears


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

Lamb Of God, using their pre-L.O.G. alias BURN THE PRIEST, announced they were going to release an album of new recordings last month [read HERE]. Continue reading “BURN THE PRIEST (Lamb Of God) Share Cover Of BIG BLACK’s ‘Kerosene’ As ‘Legion: XX’ Covers LP Nears”

VIOLATION WOUND (w/ Chris Reifert Of Autopsy / Painted Doll) Share Cuts From New Release

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

VIOLATION WOUND, the punk rock / metal band formed by Chris Reifert (Autopsy, Painted Doll, Abscess, Death) on guitar and vocals, released their new album, “With Man In Charge“, on April 27 via Peaceville Records. Continue reading “VIOLATION WOUND (w/ Chris Reifert Of Autopsy / Painted Doll) Share Cuts From New Release”

WALLS OF JERICHO Announces East Coast Tour; FIRST BLOOD-LEFT BEHIND-SANCTION Supporting


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

Detroit’s mavens of madhouse hardcore, WALLS OF JERICHO, have announced a U.S. East Coast run of live dates set for June.  Continue reading “WALLS OF JERICHO Announces East Coast Tour; FIRST BLOOD-LEFT BEHIND-SANCTION Supporting”

HEWOLF ‘Live For Minimum Wage’ EP Review & Stream [NYP Item]


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

Somehow I missed the manifestation of the RVA band HEWOLF within the last year or so. Continue reading “HEWOLF ‘Live For Minimum Wage’ EP Review & Stream [NYP Item]”

HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates


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

Haggard Cat, the U.K.-based duo featuring Matt Reynolds and Tom Marsh from the band Heck, have just dropped their debut album, “Challenger“. Continue reading “HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates”

CHILD BITE Share Cuts From ‘Burnt Offerings’ Rarities Compilation; Celtic Frost & A.C. Covers w/ PHIL ANSELMO On Vox Streaming


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

CHILD BITE recently announced the upcoming release of a 2CD set of covers and rarities titled “Burnt Offerings” on May 11th through Phil Anselmo‘s Housecore Records. Continue reading “CHILD BITE Share Cuts From ‘Burnt Offerings’ Rarities Compilation; Celtic Frost & A.C. Covers w/ PHIL ANSELMO On Vox Streaming”