99 CRIMES (Dangerous Toys, Southbound Saints, Ex-Dirty Looks) Issue ‘Coming Down Like Rain’ Official Video; Live Dates


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

99 CRIMES is a new Austin, Texas based band that brings together a trio of experienced musicians that play quality original music. Continue reading “99 CRIMES (Dangerous Toys, Southbound Saints, Ex-Dirty Looks) Issue ‘Coming Down Like Rain’ Official Video; Live Dates”

KNOCKED LOOSE – Show Review & New Video “The Rain”

Photo courtesy of Pure Noise Records

(By Kaleb Alexander, Guest Contributor, RiffRelevant.com)

This week, newer hardcore giants Knocked Loose released a music video for their song “The Rain,” the third song off of their latest album, ‘Laugh Tracks’, out on Pure Noise Records.    Continue reading “KNOCKED LOOSE – Show Review & New Video “The Rain””

YEAR OF THE COBRA Announce N. American Tour; To Play Inaugural Prophecy Fest USA


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

Seattle’s duo of thunderous stoner doom emissions, YEAR OF THE COBRA, announce the looming launch of a North American touring trek. Continue reading “YEAR OF THE COBRA Announce N. American Tour; To Play Inaugural Prophecy Fest USA”

ALL HAIL THE YETI New Album Details; Premiere ‘The Nuclear Dust’ Official Video As EU Tour Launches

(Photo Courtesy Of Neil Zlozower)

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

Outsider aggressive metallers ALL HAIL THE YETI announce next month’s arrival of a new studio album. Continue reading “ALL HAIL THE YETI New Album Details; Premiere ‘The Nuclear Dust’ Official Video As EU Tour Launches”

STRIFE To Play 1997 Album ‘In This Defiance’ On Nov. East Coast Dates; ENFORCED & RESTRAINING ORDER Support

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

CAHC legends STRIFE announce they will embark on a small string of U.S. East Coast live dates in November. Continue reading “STRIFE To Play 1997 Album ‘In This Defiance’ On Nov. East Coast Dates; ENFORCED & RESTRAINING ORDER Support”

ATALA Announce Western U.S. ‘Destroy Yourself’ Tour 2018


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

California’s desert/psyche doom unit ATALA announce their upcoming “Destroy YourselfTour of the Western U.S.  Continue reading “ATALA Announce Western U.S. ‘Destroy Yourself’ Tour 2018”

TAKE OFFENSE Issue ‘Trust’ Video + East Coast Tour; Join EU’s ‘The Persistence Tour 2019’ w/ SICK OF IT ALL, IGNITE, MUNICIPAL WASTE, WALLS OF JERICHO

(Photo Courtesy Of Veronika Reinert)

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

SoCal hardcore / crossover thrash stalwarts TAKE OFFENSE drop the news and events hammer with several up to the minute action announcements. Continue reading “TAKE OFFENSE Issue ‘Trust’ Video + East Coast Tour; Join EU’s ‘The Persistence Tour 2019’ w/ SICK OF IT ALL, IGNITE, MUNICIPAL WASTE, WALLS OF JERICHO”

MINSK / ZATOKREV ‘Bigod’ Split Review & Stream; EU Tour Nears

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

When it comes to atmospheric doom metal, Illinois’ MINSK are unquestionably one of the genre’s more profound entities. Continue reading “MINSK / ZATOKREV ‘Bigod’ Split Review & Stream; EU Tour Nears”

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

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

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”

THE HAZYTONES New Album ‘II: Monarchs Of Oblivion’ Streaming; EU Tour Underway

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

Canadian retro doom revivalists THE HAZYTONES released their new album ‘The Hazytones II: Monarchs Of Oblivion‘ on October 5th, via Ripple Music. Continue reading “THE HAZYTONES New Album ‘II: Monarchs Of Oblivion’ Streaming; EU Tour Underway”

EYEHATEGOD & CRO-MAGS Reunite For Western U.S. Tour; PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS On Select Dates


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

NOLA’s nihilistic sludge monstrosity EYEHATEGOD announce they will team up with NYHC legends CRO-MAGS (again) for a run of western U.S. live dates in November. Continue reading “EYEHATEGOD & CRO-MAGS Reunite For Western U.S. Tour; PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS On Select Dates”

SKULL FIST Issue Videos As ‘Way Of The Road’ Release Nears; Co-Headline EU Tour w/ STRIKER In Nov.


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

Old-school inspired Canadian melodic metal band SKULL FIST are set to unleash their third album, ‘Way Of The Road‘, on October 26th through NoiseArt Records. Continue reading “SKULL FIST Issue Videos As ‘Way Of The Road’ Release Nears; Co-Headline EU Tour w/ STRIKER In Nov.”

RAVEN Announce N. American Tour in Nov.; EXTINCTION A.D. & MOBILE DEATHCAMP Supporting


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

The legendary godfathers of thrash metal, RAVEN, announced a 27-date North American tour has been set for November. Continue reading “RAVEN Announce N. American Tour in Nov.; EXTINCTION A.D. & MOBILE DEATHCAMP Supporting”

BLOOD OF THE SUN Return Via New Album ‘Blood’s Thicker Than Love’; Track Stream + EU Tour Dates


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

It has been six long years since music fanatics were blessed with a full-length studio album release from Texas’ BLOOD OF THE SUNContinue reading “BLOOD OF THE SUN Return Via New Album ‘Blood’s Thicker Than Love’; Track Stream + EU Tour Dates”

WRATH ‘Draw Blood’ With Video Premiere From New Album ‘Rage’; Appearing On Dave Ellefson’s BASSTORY Tour


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

Long-running Chicago based thrash metal legends WRATH are days away from releasing their anxiously awaited new album, ‘Rage‘. Continue reading “WRATH ‘Draw Blood’ With Video Premiere From New Album ‘Rage’; Appearing On Dave Ellefson’s BASSTORY Tour”