DEVIL ELECTRIC S/T LP Review, Stream & Official Video


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

Today, August 11th, saw the full-length, self-titled release from Australia’s Devil Electric light up the planet from Kozmik Artifactz.   Continue reading “DEVIL ELECTRIC S/T LP Review, Stream & Official Video”

RUBY THE HATCHET Release ‘Planetary Space Child’ Title Track Video; Tour Dates

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

Following up on the recent news of an upcoming new album release (here), Philly’s retro-fantastique Ruby The Hatchet are back with something to watch.   Continue reading “RUBY THE HATCHET Release ‘Planetary Space Child’ Title Track Video; Tour Dates”

RUFF MAJIK ‘The Hare And The Hollow’ [I.E. Seasons Pt. 1] Review & Stream

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

If you are like me and are even remotely tapped into alternative music from outside of the U.S., then I’d wager you’ve encountered this band at some point. This band being Pretoria, South Africa’s Ruff Majik of course, a band I discovered a year or two back.  Continue reading “RUFF MAJIK ‘The Hare And The Hollow’ [I.E. Seasons Pt. 1] Review & Stream”

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”

Maryland Doom Fest 2017 – Off Stage & Behind The Scenes Photos from MDDF!

The Maryland Doom Fest

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

Just when our Post-Maryland Doom Fest Depression has finally worn off, I’m going to stir it up again with some antics off-stage in candid photos that I shot during my #4DaysOfDoom in Frederick, MD a couple of weeks ago.

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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”

LORDS OF ALTAMONT To Release New LP Via Heavy Psych Sounds In October

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

The L.A. combo built on retro rock aesthetics and a whole hell of a lotta badassery, Lords Of Altamont, will return this fall with a new studio album.   Continue reading “LORDS OF ALTAMONT To Release New LP Via Heavy Psych Sounds In October”

SEA To Release ‘The Grip Of Time’ This Week; Premiere ‘The Stranger Within’ Video

Denmark-based hard rock quartet Sea will release their new album, ‘The Grip Of Time‘ this Friday, May 12th via Mighty Music. The new album was recorded in Vibe Factory Studios in Copenhagen with producer Jakob Winther and will be available on LP, CD and digital formats. Continue reading “SEA To Release ‘The Grip Of Time’ This Week; Premiere ‘The Stranger Within’ Video”

WHITENAILS ‘First Trip’ Review & Song Premiere


Everyone remembers their first trip, right? Be it either of the third eye-opening hallucinogenic nature or their initial time going off to some distant place somewhere. Both easily qualify as a “first trip” kind of experience, but I am here to inform you that there’s now an equally valid third option…    Continue reading “WHITENAILS ‘First Trip’ Review & Song Premiere”