GLEN ALVELAIS (Former Forbidden, Testament Guitarist) Resurfaces In EARTH CRAWLER


Former Forbidden/Testament guitarist Glen Alvelais has resurfaced in a new metal project named Earth Crawler.     Continue reading “GLEN ALVELAIS (Former Forbidden, Testament Guitarist) Resurfaces In EARTH CRAWLER”

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.)”

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.”

MEGADETH Announces Headline Tour Prior To Scorpions Run; MESHUGGAH, TesseracT, LILLAKE To Support

Grammy Award-winning metallers Megadeth have revealed details of the first leg of their 2017 North American headlining tour. It kicks off on June 23rd in Big Flats, NY, and will take them across the U.S. as well as Canada. Support for the tour will be provided by Meshuggah, TesseracT and Lillake.   Continue reading “MEGADETH Announces Headline Tour Prior To Scorpions Run; MESHUGGAH, TesseracT, LILLAKE To Support”

Cult Legends BLOOD FEAST Stream New Album Before Friday’s Official Release


After years of absence (for the most part), thrash cult legends Blood Feast will soon return with their first new studio album in decades. That album, ‘The Future State Of Wicked‘, is set for international release this Friday, April 14th, via Hell’s Headbangers.  A full album stream on Bandcamp is available below. Continue reading “Cult Legends BLOOD FEAST Stream New Album Before Friday’s Official Release”

AUTUMN’S EMBRACE Announces ‘Possessions Enslaved’ EP Imminent; Track Streams


The central Texas death ride that is Autumn’s Embrace have shared some news about an upcoming release from the heavyweight’s camp…

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Vintage VOIVOD Video Streaming From Classic Album Reissues


The legendary sci-fi proto thrashers Voivod will reissue their Noise Records albums Rrrroooaaarrr (1986), Killing Technology (1987), and Dimension Hatross (1988) through BMG on April 28th.     Continue reading “Vintage VOIVOD Video Streaming From Classic Album Reissues”