BLACKWÜLF Streaming New Album Release ‘Sinister Sides’

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

The eagerly-awaited follow up to the 2015 album from Blackwülf, Oblivion Cycle, officially arrived today, February 23rd.    Continue reading “BLACKWÜLF Streaming New Album Release ‘Sinister Sides’”

BLACKWÜLF Share New Song ‘Gate Of Sorrow’ With ‘Sinister Sides’ Days Away


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

It has been a little under two weeks since we ran a quite informative article (here) on California’s Blackwülf and their upcoming new album, “Sinister Sides“. This anxiously anticipated new opus will arrive from Ripple Music on February 23rd. Continue reading “BLACKWÜLF Share New Song ‘Gate Of Sorrow’ With ‘Sinister Sides’ Days Away”

WAR CLOUD Announce ‘Stormbringer’ West Coast Tour 2018


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

Ripple Music recording artists, Oakland’s War Cloud, have announced an upcoming western U.S. region tour.   Continue reading “WAR CLOUD Announce ‘Stormbringer’ West Coast Tour 2018”

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: THE NECROMANCERS – ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1’ New Video; EU Tour Dates

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

The Necromancers have been diligently writing their follow up to their August 2017 release ‘Servants Of The Salem Girl‘ on Ripple Music.  Today we bring you an exclusive première of the new Official Video for their ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1′ track, plus a run of EU Tour and Festival dates coming this Spring.     Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: THE NECROMANCERS – ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1’ New Video; EU Tour Dates”

BLACKWÜLF Share ‘Sinister Sides’ Details & Songs; Pentagram / Bedemon’s Geof O’Keefe Guests & Will Perform W/ Band At SXSW 2018

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

The Bay Area-based metallic hard rock band Blackwülf will release their new album, “Sinister Sides“, on February 23 via Ripple Music.    Continue reading “BLACKWÜLF Share ‘Sinister Sides’ Details & Songs; Pentagram / Bedemon’s Geof O’Keefe Guests & Will Perform W/ Band At SXSW 2018”

EXCLUSIVE – DEVIL TO PAY Premieres New Video ‘Laughingstock’; Set for DESCENDANTS OF CROM

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

Devil To Pay have been a bit quiet the past few months, but that doesn’t mean they’re not busy.  As a matter of fact, we have their brand new Official Video premiering for you today!    Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE – DEVIL TO PAY Premieres New Video ‘Laughingstock’; Set for DESCENDANTS OF CROM”

Ripple Music Signs MR. PLOW – Band To Play RIPPLE FEST; First New LP In 12 Years ‘Maintain Radio Silence’ Nears


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

For the first time in over a decade, Houston’s MR. PLOW will release  a new album – titled “Maintain Radio Silence” – in the summer of 2018.   Continue reading “Ripple Music Signs MR. PLOW – Band To Play RIPPLE FEST; First New LP In 12 Years ‘Maintain Radio Silence’ Nears”

EXCLUSIVE – WITCHCRYER Premieres New Video ‘Cry Witch’; New LP Out TODAY (1/19) via Ripple Music; Review

Witchcryer

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

WITCHCRYER have been blazing through the States the last couple of years, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed.  Recently signed on with Ripple Music, this heavy quartet’s ‘Cry Witch‘ album lets loose TODAY (Jan. 19th) via Ripple, and we have a world-premiere Official Video for the title track here for your triptastic pleasure.    Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE – WITCHCRYER Premieres New Video ‘Cry Witch’; New LP Out TODAY (1/19) via Ripple Music; Review”

THE WATCHERS Set To Unveil ‘Black Abyss’ On March 9th; Video Teaser + Live Dates

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

One of underground heavy rock’s most promising bands, the supergroup collective called The Watchers, will return with their full-length début on March 9th.  That is the day that the band will open up “Black Abyss“, via Ripple Music, for the masses to dutifully step into. Continue reading “THE WATCHERS Set To Unveil ‘Black Abyss’ On March 9th; Video Teaser + Live Dates”

FOGHOUND Shares Slideshow Visualizer For Reverend Jim Forrester ‘Keep On Shoveling’ Benefit Single


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

As the ongoing process of dealing with the untimely passing of Foghound‘s Reverend Jim Forrester (Serpents Of Secrecy, Angels Of Meth, ex-Sixty Watt Shaman) continues, several options for charitable donations are being made available. Continue reading “FOGHOUND Shares Slideshow Visualizer For Reverend Jim Forrester ‘Keep On Shoveling’ Benefit Single”

RED MESA Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Strictly Limited ‘The Desert And The Devil’ Vinyl LP


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

Albuquerque, NM’s half heady, half high octane desert /psyche /stoner rock outfit Red Mesa have launched an Indiegogo fundraising campaign for a very strictly limited run vinyl pressing. The vinyl, “The Desert And The Devil“, will be regulated to a one-time run of 300 copies and once those are gone…well, they’re gone. Continue reading “RED MESA Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Strictly Limited ‘The Desert And The Devil’ Vinyl LP”

BORRACHO Streaming Just-Released Compilation Album ‘Riffography’


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

D.C.’s riff-emitting heavyweights Borracho just kicked out their new compilation collection “Riffography” via Ripple Music yesterday, Dec. 8th. The songs and content itself covers the span of the last decade, providing material from back as far as 2008 with Borracho‘s first single, “Rectify“. Continue reading “BORRACHO Streaming Just-Released Compilation Album ‘Riffography’”

BORRACHO To Release ‘Riffography’ Compilation In December; 7″ ‘Border Crossing’ Streaming


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

December 8th will see an amazing compilation release from D.C. heavyweights and bona fide power trio, Borracho. “Riffography” will drop that day through Ripple Music, providing a narrative of studio outtakes, 7″ off-album tracks and more, each providing a glimpse at the band from differing periods of this first decade of the band’s existence. Continue reading “BORRACHO To Release ‘Riffography’ Compilation In December; 7″ ‘Border Crossing’ Streaming”

Ripple Music’s ‘Second Coming Of Heavy: Chapter 7’ Featuring SWITCHBLADE JESUS & FUZZ EVIL Nears

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

Ripple Music‘s ongoing split release series, “The Second Coming Of Heavy” continues as the upcoming Chapter 7 nears release. The pairing of acts placed head to head on each offering changes from release to release.   Continue reading “Ripple Music’s ‘Second Coming Of Heavy: Chapter 7’ Featuring SWITCHBLADE JESUS & FUZZ EVIL Nears”

ELECTRIC BEARD OF DOOM invited RIFF RELEVANT’s Leanne Ridgeway for a visit!

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

Last week, I was invited to join the illustrious Electric Beard Of Doom to participate as a guest for Episode 93 of his damned amazing radio podcast.  MAN, was that a fun time it was!   Continue reading “ELECTRIC BEARD OF DOOM invited RIFF RELEVANT’s Leanne Ridgeway for a visit!”