BANG ‘The Best Of Bang’ – Legacy Defining Best Of Collection Streaming


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

Philedelphia’s BANG are one of most important bands in the history of rock and roll. There, I said it and you read it right. Continue reading “BANG ‘The Best Of Bang’ – Legacy Defining Best Of Collection Streaming”

HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates


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

Haggard Cat, the U.K.-based duo featuring Matt Reynolds and Tom Marsh from the band Heck, have just dropped their debut album, “Challenger“. Continue reading “HAGGARD CAT Share Stream Of Debut Album ‘Challenger’; U.K. Live Dates”

WILD HUNT Streaming Today’s ‘Afterdream Of The Reveller’ Release


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

California-based extreme metallers WILD HUNT are releasing their new album, “Afterdream Of The Reveller“, today, April 20th through Vendetta Records. Continue reading “WILD HUNT Streaming Today’s ‘Afterdream Of The Reveller’ Release”

DARK BUDDHA RISING ‘II’ EP Pre-Release Stream; Conceptual Set w/ Oranssi Pazuzu As WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA @ Roadburn


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

The Finnish psychedelic doom practitioners DARK BUDDHA RISING will drop their latest collection of ritualized riffs, the “II” EP, this Friday, April 20th. Continue reading “DARK BUDDHA RISING ‘II’ EP Pre-Release Stream; Conceptual Set w/ Oranssi Pazuzu As WASTE OF SPACE ORCHESTRA @ Roadburn”

COFFIN ROT Share Stream Of Newly Released S/T Demo


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

Portland, Oregon’s COFFIN ROT have just unleashed their debut release, a self-titled Demo that arrived through Rotted Life Records on April 13th. Continue reading “COFFIN ROT Share Stream Of Newly Released S/T Demo”

New THUNDERCHIEF Single (Featuring ATP / Backwoods Payback’s ERIK LARSON); Tour w/ CURSUS Nears


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

The blackened crust / doom rising from RVA known as THUNDERCHIEF have resurfaced with a new single, “Stone House“. Continue reading “New THUNDERCHIEF Single (Featuring ATP / Backwoods Payback’s ERIK LARSON); Tour w/ CURSUS Nears”

TRAUMA Unveils ‘As The World Dies’ Album Details; Sign Distro Deal With The Orchard


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

Reformed San Francisco thrash metal act TRAUMA have revealed details of their upcoming new studio release, “As The World Dies“. Continue reading “TRAUMA Unveils ‘As The World Dies’ Album Details; Sign Distro Deal With The Orchard”

DEE SNIDER Shares Long-Awaited Info On Guest-Packed Solo Album


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

After months of teases and slowly leaking tidbits of sparse information, Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has unveiled some details of an upcoming solo album. Continue reading “DEE SNIDER Shares Long-Awaited Info On Guest-Packed Solo Album”

CHILD BITE Share Cuts From ‘Burnt Offerings’ Rarities Compilation; Celtic Frost & A.C. Covers w/ PHIL ANSELMO On Vox Streaming


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

CHILD BITE recently announced the upcoming release of a 2CD set of covers and rarities titled “Burnt Offerings” on May 11th through Phil Anselmo‘s Housecore Records. Continue reading “CHILD BITE Share Cuts From ‘Burnt Offerings’ Rarities Compilation; Celtic Frost & A.C. Covers w/ PHIL ANSELMO On Vox Streaming”

STAY ASLEEP Share ‘Mourner’ Album Pre-Release Stream; Tour Dates


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

Chicago’s brutal sludge savages STAY ASLEEP will release their debut album “Mourner” on April 13 via Spirit & Discipline Recordings. Continue reading “STAY ASLEEP Share ‘Mourner’ Album Pre-Release Stream; Tour Dates”

DESERT STORM ‘Sentinels’ Review & Stream; Supporting KARMA TO BURN On UK Tour


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

The Oxford, U.K. band Desert Storm recently released their newest studio offering, “Sentinels“, via APF Records last month (March 16). Continue reading “DESERT STORM ‘Sentinels’ Review & Stream; Supporting KARMA TO BURN On UK Tour”

VALHALLA LIGHTS Stream ‘My Gracious Highway’ To Celebrate Release In N. America

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

Friday (April 6) saw the independent release of Aussie stoner / modern rock band Valhalla Lights‘ 2016 full-length, “My Gracious Highway“, in North America for the first time. Continue reading “VALHALLA LIGHTS Stream ‘My Gracious Highway’ To Celebrate Release In N. America”

COLDBONES Stream Epic Post-Rock On Just-Released ‘Where It All Began’ Album; Tour Dates

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

This past Friday, April 6, saw the Crooked Noise Records release of the debut album “Where It All Began” from Kent, UK’s COLDBONES. Continue reading “COLDBONES Stream Epic Post-Rock On Just-Released ‘Where It All Began’ Album; Tour Dates”

FROM BEYOND Share ‘The Band From Beyond’ Details; Tracks Streaming

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

Austin, Texas’ dark, synth-infused, sci-fi stoner metal band FROM BEYOND will release their new album, “The Band From Beyond“, on May 11th via Candlelight Records / UMG. Continue reading “FROM BEYOND Share ‘The Band From Beyond’ Details; Tracks Streaming”

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”