JESUS PIECE Taking Live Mission To Japan For December Tour

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

Philadelphia’s brutal band of decimating sonic savagery, JESUS PIECE, are taking their traveling road show of PAHC to the land of the rising sun. Continue reading “JESUS PIECE Taking Live Mission To Japan For December Tour”

Southern Lord Re-Issues WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Classics For Label’s 20th Anniversary; WITTR Confirms N. American – EU Tours w/ BEHEMOTH & AT THE GATES


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

Southern Lord Records are considered one of underground music’s most forward-thinking, trailblazing outlets… and one that celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. Continue reading “Southern Lord Re-Issues WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Classics For Label’s 20th Anniversary; WITTR Confirms N. American – EU Tours w/ BEHEMOTH & AT THE GATES”

THE PRIMALS Issue Debut Album ‘All Love Is True Love’ Via Southern Lord Records [Stream]

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

THE PRIMALS, the L.A.-based punk/alternative rock band helmed by Darkest Hour’s John Henry, are delivering their début album this week. Continue reading “THE PRIMALS Issue Debut Album ‘All Love Is True Love’ Via Southern Lord Records [Stream]”

JESUS PIECE Share First Single From Upcoming Southern Lord Release ‘Only Self’


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

Philadelphia’s crafters of searingly intense, caustic hardcore, JESUS PIECE, are sharing the first new music from their upcoming album release. Continue reading “JESUS PIECE Share First Single From Upcoming Southern Lord Release ‘Only Self’”

UNSANE To See Extensive U.S. & EU. Touring This Summer; U.S. Support Includes CHILD BITE-ZEKE-WRONG

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

N.Y.C.’s brashest of aurally abrasive noise rockers, UNSANE, will embark upon extensive tour cycles in the U.S. and Europe this summer. Continue reading “UNSANE To See Extensive U.S. & EU. Touring This Summer; U.S. Support Includes CHILD BITE-ZEKE-WRONG”

SCREAM (Early Dave Grohl & Pete Stahl Band) ‘NMC17’ Album To Be Reissued; Song Stream

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

Southern Lord Records have announced they will re-issue “NMC17 (No More Censorship)” from the seminal Washington, D.C. punk band SCREAM on CD and LP formats this April 27th. Continue reading “SCREAM (Early Dave Grohl & Pete Stahl Band) ‘NMC17’ Album To Be Reissued; Song Stream”

AGRIMONIA’s New Southern Lord Records Album ‘Awaken’ Streaming In Full


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

Gothenburg, Sweden’s Agrimonia have just released their fourth studio album, titled “Awaken“, via Southern Lord Records this past January 26th. It is the heavily intensified band’s second effort for the label and Riff Relevant is stoked to bring you it streaming in its entirety below. Continue reading “AGRIMONIA’s New Southern Lord Records Album ‘Awaken’ Streaming In Full”

Oldschool Sunday: THE MYSTICK KREWE OF CLEARLIGHT

THE MYSTICK KREWE OF CLEARLIGHT

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

For many of you here reading this, NOLA band The Mystick Krewe Of Clearlight (sometimes known solely as Clearlight) may be a totally unknown entity to you. If that is the case, especially if you consider yourself tapped into the New Orleans, Louisiana music scene, prepare to be astounded to some degree or another. See, the band, which was originally begun in 1996 as a side-project type thing, happens to house some rather well known players from the heavy rock/sludge underground. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: THE MYSTICK KREWE OF CLEARLIGHT”

UNSANE Share More Details Of Upcoming ‘Sterilize’ Album; Tour Dates

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

NYC’s noise rock kings Unsane have issued further details of their anxiously awaited new studio effort, ‘Sterilize‘.   Continue reading “UNSANE Share More Details Of Upcoming ‘Sterilize’ Album; Tour Dates”

UNSANE Sign With Southern Lord To ‘Sterilize’; New Video; US Summer Tour Trek

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

Southern Lord Records has announced their signing of NYC’s legendary noise rock nihilists, Unsane. The label will release the band’s upcoming eighth studio effort ‘Sterilize‘ on September 29th.    Continue reading “UNSANE Sign With Southern Lord To ‘Sterilize’; New Video; US Summer Tour Trek”