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”

BUZZARD DUST Settles With This Week’s S/T LP Debut; Song Streams


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

RVA (Richmond, Virginia) is ground zero for a plethora of genre-warping music projects.  These days, bands like Iron Reagan, BAT and Municipal Waste are the current torchbearers, but now it is time to introduce Buzzard Dust.   Continue reading “BUZZARD DUST Settles With This Week’s S/T LP Debut; Song Streams”

MUNICIPAL WASTE Unleashes ‘Breathe Grease’ Official Video

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

RVA’s grandiose crossover gritters Municipal Waste released their latest slab of sonic savagery, “Slime And Punishment“, back in June via Nuclear Blast Records.    Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE Unleashes ‘Breathe Grease’ Official Video”

CANNABIS CORPSE To Harvest ‘Left Hand Pass’ This September; Track Stream & Tour Info

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

RVA’s (Richmond, VA.) purveyors of weed-obsessed death metal and extremity, Cannabis Corpse, will release their new album, “Left Hand Pass“, on September 8th via Season Of Mist.    Continue reading “CANNABIS CORPSE To Harvest ‘Left Hand Pass’ This September; Track Stream & Tour Info”

Riot’s Revelation: ROY BATTY

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

Welcome to what may or may not become a regular segment here at Riff Relevant, it remains to be seen. That said, Riot’s Revelation is where I search out and share something you might be interested in. It may be a band, a record, an event, whatever… I merely make you aware and leave the rest up to you. Let’s dive in, shall we?
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INTER ARMA Premieres New Video & Announces North American Tour


RVA’s Inter Arma have released their official video for the lengthy title track of their latest release, ‘The Paradise Gallows‘. The nearly twelve-minute long, Jordan Vance-directed clip is streaming below.   Continue reading “INTER ARMA Premieres New Video & Announces North American Tour”

MUNICIPAL WASTE To Issue ‘Slime And Punishment’ In June; New Song Streaming; Tour Dates


RVA (Richmond, VA.) crossover crazies Municipal Waste will release their sixth album, “Slime And Punishment“, on June 23, via Nuclear Blast Records. The first single from the disc, “Amateur Sketch”, can be streamed below. Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE To Issue ‘Slime And Punishment’ In June; New Song Streaming; Tour Dates”

I AM THE LIQUOR ‘7 Days Of Smoke’ [Pat Riot & Leanne Ridgeway Dual Review]

It has been a couple of months since RVA’s I Am The Liquor served up their new offering, ‘7 Days Of Smoke‘. The seven song slab of thick riff-driven rock and roll recently landed on my radar and I couldn’t be happier.  I say that because I was a big fan of their 2015 self-titled full length and am stoked there’s now a follow-up.   Continue reading “I AM THE LIQUOR ‘7 Days Of Smoke’ [Pat Riot & Leanne Ridgeway Dual Review]”