MONSTER MAGNET Announce North American Tour; ELECTRIC CITIZEN & DARK SKY CHOIR To Support

(Pic Courtesy Of Jeremy Saffer)

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

New Jersey’s original pioneers of true stoner rock, MONSTER MAGNET, have announced their first official North American tour for their newest album, “Mindfucker“. Continue reading “MONSTER MAGNET Announce North American Tour; ELECTRIC CITIZEN & DARK SKY CHOIR To Support”

SAINT KARLOFF Share Retro Unholiness With ‘Ghost Smoker’ Official Video; TWIN EARTH RECORDS To Issue Debut Album In July


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

From the Norwegian environs comes the retro stoner rock overlords SAINT KARLOFF and their incredible “Ghost Smoker” official video. Continue reading “SAINT KARLOFF Share Retro Unholiness With ‘Ghost Smoker’ Official Video; TWIN EARTH RECORDS To Issue Debut Album In July”

KAL-EL New Full-Length Performance Video ‘Still Here After 5 Years’


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

In recent years, Norway’s KAL-EL have become one of the more respected names in the realm of underground stoner rock. Continue reading “KAL-EL New Full-Length Performance Video ‘Still Here After 5 Years’”

STONEBRIDE ‘Animals On Display’ EP Review & Stream

The Zagreb, Croatia based band STONEBRIDE recently offered their latest studio recording, the “Animals On Display” EP, available for public consumption. Continue reading “STONEBRIDE ‘Animals On Display’ EP Review & Stream”

BRANT BJORK To Release New Album In Sept. [Details]; Announces EU. Tour


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

Legendary rocker and former Kyuss / Fu Manchu member BRANT BJORK has announced he will release a new album this summer and has shared the following details. Continue reading “BRANT BJORK To Release New Album In Sept. [Details]; Announces EU. Tour”

THE MARYLAND DOOM FESTIVAL 2018 – Sponsors Feature: Baltimore Tattoo Museum

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

The Maryland Doom Fest 2018 event tickets are still on sale. The lineup is announced, the merch is ready, and of four primary festival sponsors (Riff Relevant included) we reach our final.  We invite you to learn a bit more about primary sponsor: BALTIMORE TATTOO MUSEUM.  This one is special… Continue reading “THE MARYLAND DOOM FESTIVAL 2018 – Sponsors Feature: Baltimore Tattoo Museum”

WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues

Cover Art by Bill Kole – Billy Diablo Designs

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

Hitting the halfway point of their ‘Stoned On Both Coasts Tour” on May 26th with a blazing set at the Stoned To Death 3 Fest in Vermont [PHOTOS HERE], American Weed Rockers Wasted Theory sneaked into the studio in between performances to complete a new record.   Continue reading “WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues”

FIRE DOWN BELOW Streaming Ripple Music Release ‘Hymn Of The Cosmic Man’


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

This week, June 8th to be precise, will see the new album release from Belgium’s FIRE DOWN BELOW. Continue reading “FIRE DOWN BELOW Streaming Ripple Music Release ‘Hymn Of The Cosmic Man’”

THE SWORD Announce New Leg Of ‘Used Future’ U.S. Tour w/ UME; New Official Video

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

THE SWORD have announced the fourth leg of the U.S. tour for their latest album release, “Used Future“. Continue reading “THE SWORD Announce New Leg Of ‘Used Future’ U.S. Tour w/ UME; New Official Video”

MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2018 – Must-See Spotlight: THE AGE OF TRUTH [Debut Release on Vinyl via Kozmik Artifactz]

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

Our series spotlighting several of the bands performing at this year’s MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2018 continues with a look at one that I’m quite excited about (Leanne is, too). Continue reading “MARYLAND DOOM FEST 2018 – Must-See Spotlight: THE AGE OF TRUTH [Debut Release on Vinyl via Kozmik Artifactz]”

Exclusive Premiere: ‘The Power It Holds’ Official Video From LOWBURN


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

Welcome to Riff Relevant‘s EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE of the brand new official video from LOWBURN, “The Power It Holds“! Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: ‘The Power It Holds’ Official Video From LOWBURN”

MYSTIC SONS S/T Album Review & Official Video Premiere

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

From Switzerland it comes, driven by fuzzy riffs, syrupy rhythms and bluesy, throaty vocals… yes, it is MYSTIC SONS and their self-titled album! Continue reading “MYSTIC SONS S/T Album Review & Official Video Premiere”

WOODWOLF ‘Flower Of Life’ Official Video Premiere; IndieGoGo Financing For ‘Golden Road’ Album Winds Down


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

The Quebec-based WOODWOLF recently premiered their official video for the song “Flower Of Life“. Continue reading “WOODWOLF ‘Flower Of Life’ Official Video Premiere; IndieGoGo Financing For ‘Golden Road’ Album Winds Down”

RPM Fest Announces 2018 Lineup: BLACK TUSK, TOMBS, ACID WITCH, WHORES., INCITE +40 More

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com)

RPM Fest organizers have announced the 2018 full band roster for the late August music event. Held this year in Montague, Massachusetts, RPM Fest is an annual three-day outdoor heavy Rock, Punk, and Metal music festival that will feature 50 bands, as well as camping, games, local beer and food, vendors, and more.   Continue reading “RPM Fest Announces 2018 Lineup: BLACK TUSK, TOMBS, ACID WITCH, WHORES., INCITE +40 More”

THIRST PLANET ‘The Essence’ Review & Stream; Album Release Show Announced

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

Metallic stoner / doom from The Holy Land…. kind of intriguing, is it not? Yeah, I thought so too, that’s why I’m here tackling this review today, in fact. Continue reading “THIRST PLANET ‘The Essence’ Review & Stream; Album Release Show Announced”