EARTHLESS Announce EU./U.K. Tour w/ RUBY THE HATCHET; PALLBEARER On Select Dates


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

EARTHLESS have just announced their plans for an upcoming tour in Europe and the U.K., one featuring RUBY THE HATCHET on many dates. Continue reading “EARTHLESS Announce EU./U.K. Tour w/ RUBY THE HATCHET; PALLBEARER On Select Dates”

HOWLING GIANT Share Cover From Upcoming PINK FLOYD Tribute; Schedule May U.S. East Coast Tour


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

Nashville’s critically-acclaimed psyche / space rock band HOWLING GIANT have contributed a Pink Floyd cover to a tribute compilation coming from Magnetic Eye Records. Continue reading “HOWLING GIANT Share Cover From Upcoming PINK FLOYD Tribute; Schedule May U.S. East Coast Tour”

HOLY GROVE Stream S/T LP Prior To Upcoming Ripple Music Release; Playing STUMPFEST 2018


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

Friday, April 6th will see the Ripple Music release of the self-titled album from Portland’s HOLY GROVEContinue reading “HOLY GROVE Stream S/T LP Prior To Upcoming Ripple Music Release; Playing STUMPFEST 2018”

WHORES. Premiere ‘Mental Illness As Mating Ritual’ Official Video; Announce Tour With HELMS ALEE, BUMMER & Stop At STUMPFEST

(Pic Courtesy Of Gaël Hervé)

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

ATL’s noise rock-wielding WHORES. have debuted their new official music video for the song “Mental Illness As Mating Ritual“. The track hails from the band’s latest album, the critically-acclaimed eOne Music release, Gold, and came along with a tour announcement (further below) too. Continue reading “WHORES. Premiere ‘Mental Illness As Mating Ritual’ Official Video; Announce Tour With HELMS ALEE, BUMMER & Stop At STUMPFEST”

Riff Relevant 2017 Releases – WO FAT’s MICHAEL WALTER Shares 18 Favorites

Wo Fat

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

Wo Fat are not the evil villains of their namesake.  Quite the opposite, in fact.  This Texas trio are some of the more relaxed, humble, endearing gents I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting (last year at The Maryland Doom Fest).  However, to listen to them play is an altogether villainous experience…
Continue reading “Riff Relevant 2017 Releases – WO FAT’s MICHAEL WALTER Shares 18 Favorites”

Riff Relevant 2017 Releases – (Staff) DAMON GRAVITOYD Shares 25 Favorites

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

Damon ‘Gravitoyd’ Caraway jumped in with both feet as a writer here at Riff Relevant many months ago.  He’s brought with him several things, including his immediate proximity to Austin, Texas, which has a rather insane amount of heavy music bands right at his fingertips at the moment.  Talk about the right place at the right time…
Continue reading “Riff Relevant 2017 Releases – (Staff) DAMON GRAVITOYD Shares 25 Favorites”

PALLBEARER Sets Winter Mini-Tour; SUMOKEM & RUBY THE HATCHET Support Select Dates

(Pic Courtesy Of Diana Lee Zadlo)

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

Progressive doom metallers Pallbearer have announced a planned Winter mini-tour, set to take place on two separate jaunts.    Continue reading “PALLBEARER Sets Winter Mini-Tour; SUMOKEM & RUBY THE HATCHET Support Select Dates”

WINDHAND Share ‘Old Evil’ Visualizer From Upcoming Split With SATAN’S SATYRS + Live Dates

WINDHAND

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

RVA-based (Richmond, VA) psychedelic doom band Windhand have just released their official video for “Old Evil“. The song hails from the band’s upcoming split release with Satan’s Satyrs, due for release on CD, LP and digital formats on February 16th from Relapse Records. Continue reading “WINDHAND Share ‘Old Evil’ Visualizer From Upcoming Split With SATAN’S SATYRS + Live Dates”

PSYCHO LAS VEGAS FESTIVAL – Confirmed Bands & Set Times – August 17-20th

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

Nothing like waiting until the last-minute to write this one up… I’m leaving for the airport to depart for Las Vegas in a mere 34 hours.  I still have to pack for my four days of PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2017!  Let’s find out more details on this festival of riff in Sin City, shall we?   Continue reading “PSYCHO LAS VEGAS FESTIVAL – Confirmed Bands & Set Times – August 17-20th”

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”

RUBY THE HATCHET Announce ‘Planetary Space Child’ Album; Share ‘Killer’ Single

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

The multi-genre melding hard rockers Ruby The Hatchet have revealed some details about their next studio album release. Titled “Planetary Space Child“, the effort will be released via Tee Pee Records on August 25th.   Continue reading “RUBY THE HATCHET Announce ‘Planetary Space Child’ Album; Share ‘Killer’ Single”