Riff Relevant Interviews: TELEKINETIC YETI; Appearing @ FireBreather Fest (4/14!); Descendants Of Crom

(By Taylor Waring, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

[Editor’s intro] Dubuque, Iowa’s Telekinetic Yeti began their journey in 2015, and in only a couple of years these two gents have steadily and strongly ascended.  Just in time for FireBreather Fest (today!) in Indianapolis, IN, we have a chat with the duo for you before the show.

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THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX Joins THE SWORD On June Tour; Debuts ‘Hippie Speedball’ Official Video

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

New Jersey speed rock trio THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX announces an upcoming North American tour with The Sword. Continue reading “THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX Joins THE SWORD On June Tour; Debuts ‘Hippie Speedball’ Official Video”

RIVER CULT – ‘Halcyon Daze’ Album Review & Stream

(By Tyler Smith, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

River Cult is a heavy psych, stoner rock three-piece based out of Brooklyn, NY.  Since 2015, they have released a three song self titled EP, until just this February, with a new full-length ‘Halcyon Daze’.     Continue reading “RIVER CULT – ‘Halcyon Daze’ Album Review & Stream”

GRAVEYARD Reveal Details Of New Album ‘Peace’; Teaser Video


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

After announcing their break-up in September of 2016, and then their reformation four months later in January, 2017, Sweden’s GRAVEYARD have shared some news. Continue reading “GRAVEYARD Reveal Details Of New Album ‘Peace’; Teaser Video”

JIRM Premiere ‘The Cultist’ Official Video; ‘Surge Ex Monumentis’ Out Now From Small Stone Records

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

Sweden’s heavy psyche rockers JIRM have just premiered their new official video for the song “The Cultist“.  You can check it out below. Continue reading “JIRM Premiere ‘The Cultist’ Official Video; ‘Surge Ex Monumentis’ Out Now From Small Stone Records”

Riot’s Revelation: Doommabbestia’s ‘Marijuanaut Vol. IV’ Sampler [Stream + NYP Item]

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

Do you DOOM? Perhaps you dig the weed too? Well, if you at least answered “Yay” to query No. 1 then you are in luck, my friends! Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: Doommabbestia’s ‘Marijuanaut Vol. IV’ Sampler [Stream + NYP Item]”

RUFF MAJIK Back With ‘Seasons’ & New Track Stream; Fest Appearances + First Ever EU. Tour Announced


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

South Africa’s premiere fuzz-heavy, psyche / doom trio, RUFF MAGIK, will return with an upcoming new studio album release, one titled “Seasons“, soon. Continue reading “RUFF MAJIK Back With ‘Seasons’ & New Track Stream; Fest Appearances + First Ever EU. Tour Announced”

THE WATCHERS ‘Black Abyss’ Review & Stream; Live Dates


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

With the recent March 9th release of their first full-length recording for Ripple Music, “Black Abyss“, as fresh as fresh can be, The Watchers have indeed arrived. Continue reading “THE WATCHERS ‘Black Abyss’ Review & Stream; Live Dates”

MOS GENERATOR – New ‘Shadowlands’ Album Out May 11 on Listenable Records [Mini-Review]; ‘Road Rats Tour’ w/FU MANCHU + Headline & Fests

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

Last month, we shared news that Mos Generator is direct support for Fu Manchu’s tour in May, and we also premiered their new video.  We now have updated ‘Road Rats Tour’ dates, plus details about the new ‘Shadowlands’ album.    Continue reading “MOS GENERATOR – New ‘Shadowlands’ Album Out May 11 on Listenable Records [Mini-Review]; ‘Road Rats Tour’ w/FU MANCHU + Headline & Fests”

DRIVE BY WIRE ‘Spellbound’ Review & Stream


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

The Deventer, Netherlands band Drive By Wire released the spectacular “Spellbound” via Argonauta Records last month (Feb.) and simply put, it’s quite magical, indeed. Continue reading “DRIVE BY WIRE ‘Spellbound’ Review & Stream”

LáGoon ‘Grim Ripper’ Review, Stream & Official Video Premiere


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

From Portland, Oregon comes the skateboard lovin’, radically punk AF stoner / psyche, alternative fuzz rock two-man entity that is LáGoon. Continue reading “LáGoon ‘Grim Ripper’ Review, Stream & Official Video Premiere”

VOID CRUISER To Re-Release 2015’s ‘Overstaying My Welcome’ w/ Bonus Material Via Argonauta Records


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

Finnish heavy psychedelinauts VOID CRUISER announce the upcoming re-release of their critically acclaimed 2015 album, “Overstaying My Welcome“. Continue reading “VOID CRUISER To Re-Release 2015’s ‘Overstaying My Welcome’ w/ Bonus Material Via Argonauta Records”

Riot’s Revelation: Ripple Music ‘Official SXSW Showcase Sampler’ [Stream & NYP]


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

With this week’s upcoming Ripple Music SXSW Showcase taking place on March 16th at the famed annual event in Austin, Texas, what better time to share this? Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: Ripple Music ‘Official SXSW Showcase Sampler’ [Stream & NYP]”

THE SWORD To Live-Stream Concert Launch On YouTube March 21st; N.A. Tour Dates


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

U.S. heavy stoner rock band The Sword will release their sixth studio album, “Used Future“, via Razor & Tie Records on March 23rd. Continue reading “THE SWORD To Live-Stream Concert Launch On YouTube March 21st; N.A. Tour Dates”

FREEDOM HAWK To Release ‘Beast Remains’ This Month; Premiere Track Streams


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

Virginia Beach’s progenitors of heavily metallic infused hard rock, the phenomenal Freedom Hawk, are on the verge of releasing their anxiously anticipated new studio album. Continue reading “FREEDOM HAWK To Release ‘Beast Remains’ This Month; Premiere Track Streams”