SULACO ‘The Prize’ Pre-Release Album Stream; Record Release Show

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

Rochester, NY’s genre mashing atrocity SULACO are doin’ it (and doin’ it) once again as only they can with an imminent new album offering. Continue reading “SULACO ‘The Prize’ Pre-Release Album Stream; Record Release Show”

GOATWHORE To Headline 8th Annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour w/ THE CASUALTIES, BLACK TUSK, GREAT AMERICAN GHOST, MORTHEREON, GOZU

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

The 2018 edition of the annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour has been announced and NOLA’s blackened thrashers GOATWHORE will headline the trek. Continue reading “GOATWHORE To Headline 8th Annual METAL ALLIANCE Tour w/ THE CASUALTIES, BLACK TUSK, GREAT AMERICAN GHOST, MORTHEREON, GOZU”

OBITUARY Headline U.S. East Coast Tour w/ EXMORTUS; Set For Inaugural HEAVY MOUNTAIN FEST

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

Long-running Floridian death metal monstrosity OBITUARY have announced plans for an upcoming U.S. East Coast headlining tour. Continue reading “OBITUARY Headline U.S. East Coast Tour w/ EXMORTUS; Set For Inaugural HEAVY MOUNTAIN FEST”

MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’

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

Yes, you read that right! November will see “The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018” launch in the United States. Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’”

METAL ALLEGIANCE To Return With ‘Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty’; Share Songs Featuring Overkill & Soulfly Singers

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

Heavy metal supergroup METAL ALLEGIANCE has announced the release of their second album, “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty, via Nuclear Blast Entertainment on September 7th. Continue reading “METAL ALLEGIANCE To Return With ‘Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty’; Share Songs Featuring Overkill & Soulfly Singers”

THE END A.D. / TORMENTRESS Announce Cassette-Only Split Release ‘Sermon Of Violence’ [Video Teaser]

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

Philadelphia’s genre-warping THE END A.D. and Singapore’s all female thrash act TORMENTRESS are partnering together for a unique split release. Continue reading “THE END A.D. / TORMENTRESS Announce Cassette-Only Split Release ‘Sermon Of Violence’ [Video Teaser]”

SEPTIC TANK Share New Track Via Decibel Flexi-Series


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

SEPTIC TANK is the long dormant crust-punk / thrash project of Cathedral’s Lee Dorrian and Gaz Jennings, along with Repulsion’s Scott Carlson, and drummer Jamie Gomez Arellano. Continue reading “SEPTIC TANK Share New Track Via Decibel Flexi-Series”

Dave Ellefson (Megadeth) Reveals BASSTORY Tour Itinerary; Select Dates w/ GREEN DEATH & WRATH

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

Grammy Award winning Megadeth bassist, author, entrepreneur, and metal icon David Ellefson has announced the dates of his BASSTORY Tour. Continue reading “Dave Ellefson (Megadeth) Reveals BASSTORY Tour Itinerary; Select Dates w/ GREEN DEATH & WRATH”

DEGRAVE Share Stream Of S/T Debut; Album Release Show


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

Missouri’s classic thrash inspired metal unit DEGRAVE will independently release their self-titled début today, July 27th. Continue reading “DEGRAVE Share Stream Of S/T Debut; Album Release Show”

TORNADO Unleash Official Video From Upcoming ‘Commitment To Excellence’ Album

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

The American/Finnish old-school thrash and crossover metal unit TORNADO are back with a frenetic new visualizer from their upcoming third album release. Continue reading “TORNADO Unleash Official Video From Upcoming ‘Commitment To Excellence’ Album”

REVOCATION Reveal ‘The Outer Ones’ Album Details; Premiere Official Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Alex Morgan)

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

The modern thrash metallers in Boston’s REVOCATION have revealed details of the band’s upcoming Metal Blade Records release, “The Outer Ones“. Continue reading “REVOCATION Reveal ‘The Outer Ones’ Album Details; Premiere Official Video”

Music On Vinyl Offers Ltd. Edition Vinyl Pressing Of DEATH ANGEL’s ‘Act III’


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

Music On Vinyl has announced a strictly limited edition, transparent Red Vinyl LP pressing of thrash metal classic, ‘Act III’ from the Bay Area’s DEATH ANGEL. It is set for release on August 3rd.  Continue reading “Music On Vinyl Offers Ltd. Edition Vinyl Pressing Of DEATH ANGEL’s ‘Act III’”

NULL’O’ZERO Share Title Track Video For Upcoming ‘Instructions To Dominate’ Album

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

Instructions To Dominate“, the new album from Grecian metallers NULL’O’ZERO will arrive from ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records on July 13th.  Continue reading “NULL’O’ZERO Share Title Track Video For Upcoming ‘Instructions To Dominate’ Album”

Entire EXHORDER Performance At HellFest 2018 Streaming [Video]

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

Reactivated southern groove metal/thrash legends EXHORDER recently performed at HellFest 2018 in Clisson, France. Continue reading “Entire EXHORDER Performance At HellFest 2018 Streaming [Video]”

RUNESCARRED ‘We Are’ EP Review; Official Videos + Tour Dates

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

To share the story of Austin, Texas’ RUNESCARRED properly, we must go back to their recent beginnings – at the end for Lone Star State’s thrashers Dead Earth Politics. Continue reading “RUNESCARRED ‘We Are’ EP Review; Official Videos + Tour Dates”