RAT KING ‘Barren’ EP Review & Stream

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

Coming from the U.S. midwest’s bread basket region, Evansville, Indiana to be precise, comes Rat King. “Barren” is the title of the newest EP offering from this regal rodent and it’s a 3-song excursion into some heady doom. Yet that is not all that courses through the veins of this effort from this sovereign viceroy of vermin, not by any means. Continue reading “RAT KING ‘Barren’ EP Review & Stream”

LOW SUN Set To Release ‘Reservoir Of Impermanent Bliss’ Debut This Week; Track Streaming


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

After the critical acclaim of their recent split release Human Sun (review here) with HUMANITIES, Toronto’s Low Sun are back. That return comes via the band’s own full-length debut album, “Reservoir Of Impermanent Bliss“, set for release September 9th via Art Of The Uncarved Block. Continue reading “LOW SUN Set To Release ‘Reservoir Of Impermanent Bliss’ Debut This Week; Track Streaming”

MINDKULT To Release ‘Lucifer’s Dream’ In September; Track Premiere

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

The one-man psych / doom / shoegaze project from the Commonwealth Of Virginia, Mindkult, will return with “Lucifer’s Dream” next month.    Continue reading “MINDKULT To Release ‘Lucifer’s Dream’ In September; Track Premiere”

LOW FLYING HAWKS Share ‘Smile’ Featuring Melvins’ King Buzzo; ‘Genkaku’ Details


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

The shoegazey, atmospheric head melters Low Flying Hawks are back, featuring drummer Dale Crover (The Melvins) and bassist Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle), alongside songwriters and multi-instrumentalists EHA and AAL.   Continue reading “LOW FLYING HAWKS Share ‘Smile’ Featuring Melvins’ King Buzzo; ‘Genkaku’ Details”

MIRRORED IMAGE ‘The Pursuit Of Happiness’ Review & Stream


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

Of course you can call me a bit biased when a Kentucky-based band and their music falls into my lap.  It’s not a big secret that The Bluegrass State is my old Kentucky home and that I’ve lived here on and off in various periods of my life.   Continue reading “MIRRORED IMAGE ‘The Pursuit Of Happiness’ Review & Stream”

CELLDWELLER Nears ‘Offworld’ Release; ‘Too Many Tears’ Lyric Video Premiere

CELLDWELLER (Klayton)

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

Multifaceted artist/producer Celldweller will release “Offworld,” his fourth vocal-based studio album on July 28th, via his independently owned/operated label FiXT.    Continue reading “CELLDWELLER Nears ‘Offworld’ Release; ‘Too Many Tears’ Lyric Video Premiere”

Twin Earth Records Releasing Vinyl Format Of HEAVY TRAFFIC’s ‘Plastic Surgery’; Tour With BOOK OF WYRMS Set

Twin Earth Records is excited to announced they are preparing to release the vinyl format of Heavy Traffic‘s ‘Plastic Surgery‘ album on May 26th. The release will be available in limited edition color (100 white/green mix) and black, both on 140 gram vinyl. Pre-orders will be available beginning May 5th.  Continue reading “Twin Earth Records Releasing Vinyl Format Of HEAVY TRAFFIC’s ‘Plastic Surgery’; Tour With BOOK OF WYRMS Set”

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