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”

ZAO – Stream Remastered ’95 Debut ‘All Else Failed’ As Physical Formats Arrive; Sept. Tour Dates


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

Long running metalcore extremists ZAO are sharing an advance stream of their newly remastered 1995 debut, “All Else Failed“. Continue reading “ZAO – Stream Remastered ’95 Debut ‘All Else Failed’ As Physical Formats Arrive; Sept. Tour Dates”

KIX To Celebrate Iconic ‘Blow My Fuse’ 30th Anniversary With ‘Fuse 30 Reblown’ Release


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

Old-school rockers KIX have announced they will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their iconic “Blow My Fuse” album with a very special release. Continue reading “KIX To Celebrate Iconic ‘Blow My Fuse’ 30th Anniversary With ‘Fuse 30 Reblown’ Release”

PARADISE LOST Remastered ‘Believe In Nothing’ Re-Release Coming; New Lyric Video


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

Long-running U.K. Gothic doom band Paradise Lost have announced that, quickly following the recent re-release of their 1999 album, “Host“, Nuclear Blast will be re-releasing their 2001 album, “Believe In Nothing“. Continue reading “PARADISE LOST Remastered ‘Believe In Nothing’ Re-Release Coming; New Lyric Video”

HOREHOUND Re-Issues S/T Album; Includes First-Time Colored Vinyl + Live Dates

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

Two years to the very day of its original 2016 release, this Friday, April 20th will see the re-issue of the self-titled debut album from Pittsburgh psych-doom / sludge band HOREHOUND. Continue reading “HOREHOUND Re-Issues S/T Album; Includes First-Time Colored Vinyl + Live Dates”

Oldschool Sunday: FIVE.BOLT.MAIN [2005 ‘Venting’ Album To Receive First-Time Vinyl Release – Teaser Video]


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

For those that are proverbially “in the know” so to speak, then you are already aware that Louisville, Kentucky’s FIVE.BOLT.MAIN are inexorably linked with the ‘Ville’s FLAW. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: FIVE.BOLT.MAIN [2005 ‘Venting’ Album To Receive First-Time Vinyl Release – Teaser Video]”

CADAVERIA Share ‘The Divine Rapture’ Lyric Video From Newly Remastered/Re-Issued 2004 Release


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

Long running Italian horror/death metallers Cadaveria are back with a brand new lyric-based visualizer, “The Divine Rapture“. The track hails from the band’s newly remastered edition of their “Far Away From Conformity” album, originally released in 2004. Continue reading “CADAVERIA Share ‘The Divine Rapture’ Lyric Video From Newly Remastered/Re-Issued 2004 Release”

YOB’s ‘The Great Cessation’ Receives Deluxe Re-Issue; Remastered Track Streaming + Tour Dates

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

U.S. Pacific Northwest sinister psyche-doom merchants YOB will release an upcoming deluxe edition re-issue of their fifth full-length record, “The Great Cessation“. Originally released in 2009, the album was a groundbreaking  lesson in cosmic doom. Epic, crushing, and heavy beyond words, the album helped cement YOB‘s status as one of the planet’s most progressive purveyors of underground music. Continue reading “YOB’s ‘The Great Cessation’ Receives Deluxe Re-Issue; Remastered Track Streaming + Tour Dates”

BILLY IDOL Issues Remastered Vinyl Re-Issues Of 2 Early Albums & Greatest Hits Collection

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

I am very excited to report this news and information because, to be honest, Billy Idol was and is one of my personal music heroes…or “idols” if you will, ha! I discovered his solo music at a time that I, as a youth, was transitioning from classic rock to all of the amazing stuff the Eighties had to offer. So, needless to say, this is welcome news indeed and here it is: Continue reading “BILLY IDOL Issues Remastered Vinyl Re-Issues Of 2 Early Albums & Greatest Hits Collection”