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]”

GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST Announce US Tour – WORSHIPPER, ATTALLA & more to support

Great Electric Quest
Great Electric Quest

Great Electric Quest have announced their plans for a U.S. trek dubbed the ‘Squeelin’ Wheels Tour’. So far, this venture will hit twenty states over two weeks and starts May 24th in Phoenix, AZ at the Valley Bar with Goya, Toke, and Rotting Yellow. Additional support for select dates includes heavyweights Worshipper, Attalla, and Lords of Beacon House.       Continue reading “GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST Announce US Tour – WORSHIPPER, ATTALLA & more to support”

RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)

Riff Relevant is seeking additional contributors! Do you have a way with words? Are you a music-addicted witty, metalhead who wants to write about their musical drug of choice? Are you looking to expand your network of music or writing-related opportunities? Then here is your shot.   Continue reading “RIFF RELEVANT Seeking Contributors (Freelance Writers, Reviewers, etc.)”

WASTED THEORY & ZED Teaming Up For ‘Trippin’ Thru Texas’ Trek In May


East Coast heavy rock meets West Coast hard rock close to South Of The Border in May 2017. Two of the most popular bands in the underground Rock ‘N Roll community will unite next month for a trek together within the Lone Star State. Dubbed ‘Trippin’ Through Texas‘, the tour will see defenders of the riff, Wasted Theory, and Cali’s valley of riff dwellers ZED combine forces.  Continue reading “WASTED THEORY & ZED Teaming Up For ‘Trippin’ Thru Texas’ Trek In May”

SWALLOW THE SKY, STONECUTTERS, HORSEBURNER, INDIGHOST @ The Hideaway, Johnson City, TN.


Everyone has their own personal bucket list of bands they’d like to see in a live setting at some point. I am no different. With this show, I was going to knock off two bands from my own, with a little irony in fact.      Continue reading “SWALLOW THE SKY, STONECUTTERS, HORSEBURNER, INDIGHOST @ The Hideaway, Johnson City, TN.”

GOZU / APE MACHINE West Coast Tour Winding Down

One of hard rock’s hottest tickets going is the Gozu / Ape Machine West Coast Tour 2017. The eleven date trek kicked off at The Viper Room in L.A. on April 12th and continues tonight at Old Nicks in Eugene, Oregon. Three more dates will remain after tonight’s show and you can find them listed below. Continue reading “GOZU / APE MACHINE West Coast Tour Winding Down”

Oldschool Sunday: BAD WIZARD

BAD WIZARD

Bad Wizard was originally formed by the duo of singer Curtis Brown and drummer Scott Nutt in Athens, Georgia circa 1999. The pair quickly relocated to New York City, found guitarist Eddie Lynch and bassist Marc Tanner, and added them to their lineup.  The quartet began honing their sound which was high energy rock and roll with a little southern flavoring.

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