JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set Reissue [Video Trailer]

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

One of the most iconic albums in the history of rock and roll, the JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE‘s 1968 offering, ‘Electric Ladyland‘, reaches its 50th anniversary this year. Continue reading “JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set Reissue [Video Trailer]”

Southern Lord Re-Issues WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Classics For Label’s 20th Anniversary; WITTR Confirms N. American – EU Tours w/ BEHEMOTH & AT THE GATES


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

Southern Lord Records are considered one of underground music’s most forward-thinking, trailblazing outlets… and one that celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. Continue reading “Southern Lord Re-Issues WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Classics For Label’s 20th Anniversary; WITTR Confirms N. American – EU Tours w/ BEHEMOTH & AT THE GATES”

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″

PRIMUS ‘Pork Soda’ Receiving Vinyl Re-Issue For 25th Anniversary; Fall U.S. Tour Dates

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

The platinum selling 1993 album release from PRIMUS, “Pork Soda“, will receive a new vinyl pressing to be released on November 2nd. Continue reading “PRIMUS ‘Pork Soda’ Receiving Vinyl Re-Issue For 25th Anniversary; Fall U.S. Tour Dates”

BIG BLACK Classic 1987 Album Re-Issued On Vinyl; Pre-Order Via Touch And Go Records

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

On October 19th, Touch And Go Records will re-issue the 1987 industrial / punk metal masterpiece “Songs About Fucking” from BIG BLACK. Continue reading “BIG BLACK Classic 1987 Album Re-Issued On Vinyl; Pre-Order Via Touch And Go Records”

CLUTCH ‘Impetus’ On Vinyl From Earache Records For First Time In 25 Years [Video Trailer]


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

Earache Records announce they will be issuing some of CLUTCH‘s earliest recorded offerings on vinyl for the first time in 25 years. Continue reading “CLUTCH ‘Impetus’ On Vinyl From Earache Records For First Time In 25 Years [Video Trailer]”

CABLE To Re-Release ‘Never Trust A Gemini’ Via Translation Loss Records; Update Instrumental Track w/ Vocals [Streaming]


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

The long-running Connecticut noise metal / sludge band CABLE originally released their fourth studio album, “Never Trust A Gemini“, in 2003. Continue reading “CABLE To Re-Release ‘Never Trust A Gemini’ Via Translation Loss Records; Update Instrumental Track w/ Vocals [Streaming]”

DAVID BOWIE Extensive 80s Era Box Set ‘Loving The Alien (1983-1988)’ To See October Release

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

A new box set covering one of DAVID BOWIE‘s most productive, commercially successful periods is on the way. Continue reading “DAVID BOWIE Extensive 80s Era Box Set ‘Loving The Alien (1983-1988)’ To See October Release”

MANOWAR Vinyl Re-Issues Of 3 Classic Albums Available; Tour Dates


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

New York’s classic metal overlords MANOWAR will release vinyl LP re-issues of three of their classic albums – “Fighting The World“, “Kings Of Metal“, and “Triumph Of Steel” via Metal Blade Records. Continue reading “MANOWAR Vinyl Re-Issues Of 3 Classic Albums Available; Tour Dates”

AYREON’s ‘Into The Electric Castle’ Receiving 20th Anniversary Re-Issue

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

News arriving today from futuristic, progressive metal act AYREON and its mastermind – Dutch songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer, Arjen Anthony Lucassen. Continue reading “AYREON’s ‘Into The Electric Castle’ Receiving 20th Anniversary Re-Issue”

DEEP PURPLE & Universal Music Group To Issue Purple Vinyl Re-Issues Of Classics

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

DEEP PURPLE and Universal Music Group have announced a very special, limited edition, re-issue collection of several classic DEEP PURPLE albums released from 1972-1977. Continue reading “DEEP PURPLE & Universal Music Group To Issue Purple Vinyl Re-Issues Of Classics”

Oldschool Sunday: PHARAOH [2003 Debut ‘After The Fire’ Receiving First-Time Vinyl Re-Issue Via Cruz Del Sur Music]

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

What factors required for a band to qualify for the Oldschool Sunday series are malleable and always in flux; one week it might be a band’s longevity or legacy, the next week, a more obscure band from some point in time. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: PHARAOH [2003 Debut ‘After The Fire’ Receiving First-Time Vinyl Re-Issue Via Cruz Del Sur Music]”

Music On Vinyl Offers Ltd. Edition Vinyl Pressing Of DEATH ANGEL’s ‘Act III’


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

Music On Vinyl has announced a strictly limited edition, transparent Red Vinyl LP pressing of thrash metal classic, ‘Act III’ from the Bay Area’s DEATH ANGEL. It is set for release on August 3rd.  Continue reading “Music On Vinyl Offers Ltd. Edition Vinyl Pressing Of DEATH ANGEL’s ‘Act III’”

Oldschool Sunday: DAMAGEPLAN [2004’s ‘New Found Power’ To See Limited Vinyl LP Release]


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

If you are any sort of metalhead at least 20 to 25 years of age, then you probably know the story about the short-lived supergroup DAMAGEPLAN. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: DAMAGEPLAN [2004’s ‘New Found Power’ To See Limited Vinyl LP Release]”

New Round Of KING DIAMOND Pic Disc Vinyl Reissues To Include ‘In Concert 1987: Abigail’, ‘The Spider’s Lullabye’ & ‘The Graveyard’


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

As the ongoing series of picture disc vinyl re-issues of KING DIAMOND classic albums continues from Metal Blade Records, we have news of the next trilogy to receive the treatment. Continue reading “New Round Of KING DIAMOND Pic Disc Vinyl Reissues To Include ‘In Concert 1987: Abigail’, ‘The Spider’s Lullabye’ & ‘The Graveyard’”