ART OF DECEPTION Debuts ‘Dark Psychosis’ Official Video As New Album Arrives

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

Norway’s extreme groove metallers ART OF DECEPTION will release their new album, “Path Of Trees“, on June 22nd, via Rob Mules Records. Continue reading “ART OF DECEPTION Debuts ‘Dark Psychosis’ Official Video As New Album Arrives”

Oldschool Sunday: DAMAGEPLAN [2004’s ‘New Found Power’ To See Limited Vinyl LP Release]


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

If you are any sort of metalhead at least 20 to 25 years of age, then you probably know the story about the short-lived supergroup DAMAGEPLAN. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: DAMAGEPLAN [2004’s ‘New Found Power’ To See Limited Vinyl LP Release]”

Video Of Sacramento Set From FLOTSAM & JETSAM Shared Via Capital Chaos TV

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

Capital Chaos TV has shared video of the entire June 12th performance from FLOTSAM & JETSAM at Holy Diver in Sacramento, California. Continue reading “Video Of Sacramento Set From FLOTSAM & JETSAM Shared Via Capital Chaos TV”

KREATOR & DIMMU BORGIR Uniting For EU. Co-Headline Tour; HATEBREED & BLOODBATH Supporting


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

In yet further defining proof that metal is a much more widely-embraced thing in the Olde Country, comes the following: Continue reading “KREATOR & DIMMU BORGIR Uniting For EU. Co-Headline Tour; HATEBREED & BLOODBATH Supporting”

POWER TRIP Visit ‘House Of Strombo’ House Party For Short Live Set [Video]


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

Texas’ abrasive crossover metal unit POWER TRIP recently stopped by host George Stroumboulopoulos’House Of Strombo” for a performance. Continue reading “POWER TRIP Visit ‘House Of Strombo’ House Party For Short Live Set [Video]”

VICIOUS RUMORS Exclusive DVD Release ‘666 Years Of Blood, Sweat & Cheers’ Coincides With ‘Digital Dictator’ 30th Anniversary Tour


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

Long-running Bay Area metal machine VICIOUS RUMORS announce they will release a special edition DVD to coincide with the launch of an equally special tour this summer. Continue reading “VICIOUS RUMORS Exclusive DVD Release ‘666 Years Of Blood, Sweat & Cheers’ Coincides With ‘Digital Dictator’ 30th Anniversary Tour”

CORNERS OF SANCTUARY Reveal Live Dates Supporting New ‘The Galloping Hordes’ Album; Launch Crowdfunding Outlet


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

Philadelphia’s power metal / melodic thrash powerhouse CORNERS OF SANCTUARY digitally released their fifth full-length studio album, “The Galloping Hordes“, in May. Continue reading “CORNERS OF SANCTUARY Reveal Live Dates Supporting New ‘The Galloping Hordes’ Album; Launch Crowdfunding Outlet”

ARMORTURA Unleash ‘Hellbound’ Official Video

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

Metal is alive and thriving with the Durham, U.K.’s ARMORTURA. For confirmation of this, look no further than today’s official video offering from the band. Continue reading “ARMORTURA Unleash ‘Hellbound’ Official Video”

KAMIKAZE ZOMBIE Releases Official Video “The Story of Jane Doe”; Tour Dates [w/Hailshot]

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

KAMIKAZE ZOMBIE has released an official video for the track “The Story of Jane Doe,” from their Fall 2017 released album Night of the Nuberus.
Continue reading “KAMIKAZE ZOMBIE Releases Official Video “The Story of Jane Doe”; Tour Dates [w/Hailshot]”

DEATH ANGEL, SODOM, SUICIDAL ANGELS Unite For ‘MTV Headbanger’s Ball’ EU Tour – Headliner TBA


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

As MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball is still a thing in Europe, there will be a 2018 installment of the show-sponsored “MTV Headbanger’s Ball European Tour“. Continue reading “DEATH ANGEL, SODOM, SUICIDAL ANGELS Unite For ‘MTV Headbanger’s Ball’ EU Tour – Headliner TBA”

TOURNIQUET Reveal Details For ‘Gazing At Medusa’ Album; Issue Lyric Video For Title Track (w/ Guests Chris Poland & Deen Castronovo)


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

Long-running progressive thrash metal legends TOURNIQUET have just released the title and cover art for their new 2018 studio album. Continue reading “TOURNIQUET Reveal Details For ‘Gazing At Medusa’ Album; Issue Lyric Video For Title Track (w/ Guests Chris Poland & Deen Castronovo)”

FLOTSAM & JETSAM Reveal New Album Title, Artwork, + Lyric Video As N. American Tour w/ HAMMERFALL Begins


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

There is a lot currently happening in the world of long running Arizona-based thrash metal legends FLOTSAM & JETSAM. Let’s take a look, shall we?! Continue reading “FLOTSAM & JETSAM Reveal New Album Title, Artwork, + Lyric Video As N. American Tour w/ HAMMERFALL Begins”

AGHASURA Question Science As A Deity On ‘Revelations’ EP [Stream]

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

USDM unit AGHASURA have just released their six-song “Revelations” EP (May 18th) though Transcending Records. Continue reading “AGHASURA Question Science As A Deity On ‘Revelations’ EP [Stream]”

BORNBROKEN Stream Newly-Released ‘The Years of Harsh Truths And Little Lies…’


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

Montreal’s BORNBROKEN just self-released their new album, “The Years Of Harsh Truth And Little Lies…” this past Friday, May 18th. Continue reading “BORNBROKEN Stream Newly-Released ‘The Years of Harsh Truths And Little Lies…’”

HAVOK Announces Summer Headline Trek; JUNGLE ROT & EXTINCTION A.D. Supporting


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

Denver, Colorado’s oldschool thrash metal throwbacks HAVOK have announced their last planned road trek of 2018. Continue reading “HAVOK Announces Summer Headline Trek; JUNGLE ROT & EXTINCTION A.D. Supporting”