Second Annual CVLTFEST Announced: 13 U.K. Based Bands To Bring The Noise To 2018 Edition

Article By: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited By: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

The United Kingdom town of Scunthorpe, the country’s largest steel processing local, one known as the “Industrial Garden Town”, will soon become known for something else altogether.  Continue reading “Second Annual CVLTFEST Announced: 13 U.K. Based Bands To Bring The Noise To 2018 Edition”

MAGNETIC EYE RECORDS’ Details New ‘DIRT [REDUX]’ Tribute; KHEMMIS & -16- First Bands Confirmed [LAST DAY OF CROWDFUND]

Article by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

When I first saw the Facebook post from Magnetic Eye Records with the starting sentence “Question: should we Redux Dirt?”, I have to admit, I was torn. Emotionally, spiritually, hell I even had a knot in the pit of my belly. I mean, it’s DIRT. Continue reading “MAGNETIC EYE RECORDS’ Details New ‘DIRT [REDUX]’ Tribute; KHEMMIS & -16- First Bands Confirmed [LAST DAY OF CROWDFUND]”

SOUND OF ORIGIN Share Band Update & Upcoming Events [Chris ‘Foz’ Foster Comments]

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

It has been almost a year and a half since the Huddersfield, UK’s SOUND OF ORIGIN stormed on to the underground music scene with their ‘Seeds Of The Past‘ début. Continue reading “SOUND OF ORIGIN Share Band Update & Upcoming Events [Chris ‘Foz’ Foster Comments]”

GREENLEAF Return w/ ‘Hear The Rivers’ Album in Nov.; Official Video + EU Tour w/ SAMAVAYO

Article by: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited by: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

Acclaimed Swedish heavy stoner rock band GREENLEAF announced the upcoming release of their newest full-length album. Continue reading “GREENLEAF Return w/ ‘Hear The Rivers’ Album in Nov.; Official Video + EU Tour w/ SAMAVAYO”

DANKO JONES Announce New Single & Western U.S. Tour w/ NASHVILLE PUSSY & PRIMA DONNA


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

Canadian rock ‘n roll troubadours DANKO JONES have dropped a new single, “We’re Crazy“, once again defiantly proclaiming that rock is far from dead. Continue reading “DANKO JONES Announce New Single & Western U.S. Tour w/ NASHVILLE PUSSY & PRIMA DONNA”

TORCHE Schedule Southeast U.S. Tour For October


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

Florida’s stoner rock / sludge groove band TORCHE have just revealed a run of southeastern U.S. live dates they have booked for October. Continue reading “TORCHE Schedule Southeast U.S. Tour For October”

DESCENDANTS OF CROM 2018: Pat Riot’s Must See Bands [The First Time 5]

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

With the ever-nearing events of the 2018 edition of the Riff Relevant-sponsored DESCENDANTS OF CROM less than a week away… what better time to roll out some of the acts I’m most excited to see live?! Continue reading “DESCENDANTS OF CROM 2018: Pat Riot’s Must See Bands [The First Time 5]”

ORBITAL JUNCTION S/T EP Review & Stream; U.K. Tour Dates

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

I am someone that obviously enjoys a kick ass rock band, especially one that unleashes an album that absolutely impresses me right from the start.    Continue reading “ORBITAL JUNCTION S/T EP Review & Stream; U.K. Tour Dates”

BRANT BJORK ‘Mankind Woman’ Streaming; N. American & EU. Tours Set

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

Prepare to get excited, as this week will see the arrival of the thirteenth studio album from singer and multi-instrumentalist, BRANT BJORK.   Continue reading “BRANT BJORK ‘Mankind Woman’ Streaming; N. American & EU. Tours Set”

RIPPLE MUSIC Debuts WASTED THEORY & CORTEZ Tracks From ‘Second Coming Of Heavy: Chapter 9’

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

Ripple Music has announced the premiere of two new tracks off the upcoming “Chapter 9” of the ‘Second Coming Of Heavy‘ Split Series.     Continue reading “RIPPLE MUSIC Debuts WASTED THEORY & CORTEZ Tracks From ‘Second Coming Of Heavy: Chapter 9’”

MOUNTAIN TAMER Release ‘Godfortune//Dark Matters’ Via Magnetic Eye Records [Stream] + Official Video


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

San Francisco’s MOUNTAIN TAMER are back with their anxiously awaited new album release for Magnetic Eye Records, ‘Godfortune//Dark Matters‘. Continue reading “MOUNTAIN TAMER Release ‘Godfortune//Dark Matters’ Via Magnetic Eye Records [Stream] + Official Video”

CLUTCH ‘Impetus’ On Vinyl From Earache Records For First Time In 25 Years [Video Trailer]


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

Earache Records announce they will be issuing some of CLUTCH‘s earliest recorded offerings on vinyl for the first time in 25 years. Continue reading “CLUTCH ‘Impetus’ On Vinyl From Earache Records For First Time In 25 Years [Video Trailer]”

Exclusive Premiere: WASTED THEORY Debut ‘Abominatrix’ Video Single Off ‘Second Coming Of Heavy Chapter 9’ via Ripple Music


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

Riff Relevant is quite excited to present an exclusive première of the new track “Abominatrix” from the Mid-Atlantic’s heathen brethren WASTED THEORY. Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: WASTED THEORY Debut ‘Abominatrix’ Video Single Off ‘Second Coming Of Heavy Chapter 9’ via Ripple Music”

KADAVAR To Issue ‘Live In Copenhagen’ Release; Premiere New Official Video

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

Germany’s vintage rock channeling KADAVAR have announced they will release a brand new live album entitled ‘Live In Copenhagen‘. Continue reading “KADAVAR To Issue ‘Live In Copenhagen’ Release; Premiere New Official Video”

TARPIT ORCHESTRA ‘Songs About Dragons’ EP Review & Stream


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

Finland’s TARPIT ORCHESTRA return to the stoner/hard rock radar with their newly-released three song EP, “Songs About Dragons“. Continue reading “TARPIT ORCHESTRA ‘Songs About Dragons’ EP Review & Stream”