WASTED THEORY New Album ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Pre-Orders Open on Argonauta Records

Cover Art by Bill Kole – Billy Diablo Designs

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

American Weed Rockers Wasted Theory leap forward with Italy’s Argonauta Records to share the details on pre-order information about their third full-length album, ‘Warlords of the New Electric’.     Continue reading “WASTED THEORY New Album ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Pre-Orders Open on Argonauta Records”

WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues

Cover Art by Bill Kole – Billy Diablo Designs

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

Hitting the halfway point of their ‘Stoned On Both Coasts Tour” on May 26th with a blazing set at the Stoned To Death 3 Fest in Vermont [PHOTOS HERE], American Weed Rockers Wasted Theory sneaked into the studio in between performances to complete a new record.   Continue reading “WASTED THEORY Reveals ‘Warlords Of The New Electric’ Coming on Argonauta Records; ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour Continues”

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”

REVENGER ‘The New Mythology Vol. 1’ EP Review & Stream; Tour Dates

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

Thrash Metal has been a huge part of my life since its original uprising back in the early 1980s.   Continue reading “REVENGER ‘The New Mythology Vol. 1’ EP Review & Stream; Tour Dates”

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”

WASTED THEORY – ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour w/First West Coast Dates; Supporting ‘Defenders Of The Riff -2017’ [Full Stream] via Argonauta Records

Photo by Shane Gardner/Rock N Roll Socialite

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

American Weed Rockers WASTED THEORY hit the highway again, announcing U.S. Tour dates for 2018, including their first sky-way trek to California for a hazy ‘Stoned On Both Coasts” year of performances.   Continue reading “WASTED THEORY – ‘Stoned On Both Coasts’ Tour w/First West Coast Dates; Supporting ‘Defenders Of The Riff -2017’ [Full Stream] via Argonauta Records”

YOB Shares ‘Our Raw Heart’ Release Date & Itinerary For N. American Tour; BELL WITCH To Support

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

One of progressive doom’s most revered bands, Oregon’s YOB will release their new seven-song effort, “Our Raw Heart“, via Relapse Records on June 8th. Continue reading “YOB Shares ‘Our Raw Heart’ Release Date & Itinerary For N. American Tour; BELL WITCH To Support”

FIREBURN [Current Bloodclot, Nails / Former Bad Brains, Danzig Members] Stream 2-Song EP; Live Dates


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

Meet Fireburn, the new project featuring Israel Joseph I (ex-Bad Brains), Nick Townsend (Deadbeat / Knife Fight), Todd Jones (Nails) and Todd Youth (Bloodclot, ex-Danzig). Continue reading “FIREBURN [Current Bloodclot, Nails / Former Bad Brains, Danzig Members] Stream 2-Song EP; Live Dates”

ARMORED SAINT Announce ‘Symbol Of Salvation’ U.S. Tour + Re-Issue; ACT OF DEFIANCE To Support


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

U.S. metal legends Armored Saint have announced they will embark on a North American tour commemorating the band’s classic “Symbol Of Salvation” album. Continue reading “ARMORED SAINT Announce ‘Symbol Of Salvation’ U.S. Tour + Re-Issue; ACT OF DEFIANCE To Support”

WILL HAVEN Premiere ‘El Sol’ Official Video Featuring Deftones’ Stephen Carpenter; ‘Muerte’ Due In March + Live Dates

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

The pioneering staple of noise rock experimentation, Sacramento, CA’s WILL HAVEN, are set to release their sixth studio album.  Titled “Muerte“, the new effort will arrive from Minus Head Records on March 23rd. Continue reading “WILL HAVEN Premiere ‘El Sol’ Official Video Featuring Deftones’ Stephen Carpenter; ‘Muerte’ Due In March + Live Dates”

Exclusive Premiere: THE NECROMANCERS – ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1’ New Video; EU Tour Dates

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

The Necromancers have been diligently writing their follow up to their August 2017 release ‘Servants Of The Salem Girl‘ on Ripple Music.  Today we bring you an exclusive première of the new Official Video for their ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1′ track, plus a run of EU Tour and Festival dates coming this Spring.     Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: THE NECROMANCERS – ‘Salem Girl Pt. 1’ New Video; EU Tour Dates”

Exclusive Premiere: MOS GENERATOR – ‘Wicked Willow’ Video; ‘Road Rats Tour’ Dates To Support FU MANCHU + Headline & Fests

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

A couple of weeks back, we shared news of Fu Manchu’s new release and tour, with Mos Generator on board as direct support.  Today we bring you the full list of MosGen tour dates, plus a premiere of a new Official Video for the track ‘Wicked Willow‘, off their Abyssinia album.    Continue reading “Exclusive Premiere: MOS GENERATOR – ‘Wicked Willow’ Video; ‘Road Rats Tour’ Dates To Support FU MANCHU + Headline & Fests”

THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN ‘Cypress Ave.’ Album Review &; Stream; EU Tour Dates


(By David ‘Sunshine’ Lamay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

It’s quite hard to not get behind bands like The Midnight Ghost Train.  They manage to both sit comfortably within stoner elements, and still seemingly challenge the whys and hows of it all at every possible turn.    Continue reading “THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN ‘Cypress Ave.’ Album Review &; Stream; EU Tour Dates”

FU MANCHU – ‘Clone Of The Universe’ Details; New Video; EU/US Tour; MOS GENERATOR To Support US Dates

(Pic Courtesy Of John Gilhooley)

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

A few weeks ago, Fu Manchu announced their twelfth studio album, “Clone Of The Universe” is set for release on February 9th, via their own label At The Dojo Records.  This is their first full-length in four years, but the band has existed about 30 years, so four isn’t exactly a drought for Desert Rock’s royal sons.  Unless you’re all as Fu-parched as I am… (or you might just be baked).  Continue reading “FU MANCHU – ‘Clone Of The Universe’ Details; New Video; EU/US Tour; MOS GENERATOR To Support US Dates”

EXODUS & MUNICIPAL WASTE Announce Adult Swim’s ‘Mr. Pickles’-Sponsored Winter US Tour


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

Two of metal greatest bands, ones that represent the old-school and the newer, Exodus and Municipal Waste, have announced a winter U.S. tour together.  Not just any tour either, but one sponsored by the Adult Swim animated series “Mr. Pickles“. Continue reading “EXODUS & MUNICIPAL WASTE Announce Adult Swim’s ‘Mr. Pickles’-Sponsored Winter US Tour”