MASTODON – Confirmed Tour Dates for North America & Europe; Tour Video

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

A slew of headlining tour updates have come from the Mastodon crew over the past few weeks.  Just in case you missed it, we have all dates and info here for you today in one spot…   Continue reading “MASTODON – Confirmed Tour Dates for North America & Europe; Tour Video”

LOINCLOTH Share Details Of Final Album Release ‘Psalm Of The Morbid Whore’; Video Trailer

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

The Virginia/North Carolina-based instrumental sludge band Loincloth have announced plans for releasing their departing recording.  “Psalm Of The Morbid Whore“, the band’s second and final full-length release,  will see digital and vinyl release through Southern Lord on September 29thContinue reading “LOINCLOTH Share Details Of Final Album Release ‘Psalm Of The Morbid Whore’; Video Trailer”

CALIGULA’S HORSE Unveil ‘In Contact’ Details; Streaming New Song + Live Dates

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

Australian progressive metallers Caligula’s Horse have revealed the details of their next studio record.  Titled “In Contact“, it will be released worldwide via InsideOut Music on September 15th. Continue reading “CALIGULA’S HORSE Unveil ‘In Contact’ Details; Streaming New Song + Live Dates”

Mike Portnoy & Derek Sherinian Reunite In Supergroup SONS OF APOLLO


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

Dream Theater alumni Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian have confirmed recent rumors hinting at their working together in a new “supergroup” project.   Continue reading “Mike Portnoy & Derek Sherinian Reunite In Supergroup SONS OF APOLLO”

TRIVIUM Shares New Official Video; N. Amer. Co-Headline Tour w/ ARCH ENEMY


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

Florida metallers Trivium are firing back up with a stream of activity and announcements this week.    Continue reading “TRIVIUM Shares New Official Video; N. Amer. Co-Headline Tour w/ ARCH ENEMY”

Argonauta Records Artist DEE CALHOUN To Release ‘Jesus, Devil, Deed’ Novella In August; Video


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

Maryland metal mainstay “Screaming Mad” Dee Calhoun is a busy, busy man these days…   Continue reading “Argonauta Records Artist DEE CALHOUN To Release ‘Jesus, Devil, Deed’ Novella In August; Video”

MOLASSES BARGE Self-Titled Album Review; LP Sampler Video

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

Pittsburgh’s Molasses Barge are probably one of the better kept secrets of the U.S. doom/heavy rock realm, especially when you realize the talents contained within it.   Continue reading “MOLASSES BARGE Self-Titled Album Review; LP Sampler Video”

POSTE 942 ‘Long Play’ Review, Stream & Official Video

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

Tourves, France’s finest fucking rock ‘n roll export, Poste 942, are back with their appropriately titled full-length, “Long Play“.   Continue reading “POSTE 942 ‘Long Play’ Review, Stream & Official Video”

MOTÖRHEAD To Release Covers Compilation ‘Under Cöver’ In September; Video Trailer

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

As any good Motörhead fan knows, Lemmy Kilmister and Co. liked to take songs from other artists and subject them to the Motörhead-ization process.  To run them through the Motörizer, if you will, and put the legendary band’s own stamp and seal upon them. Continue reading “MOTÖRHEAD To Release Covers Compilation ‘Under Cöver’ In September; Video Trailer”

ETHEREAL RIFFIAN To Release ‘Afterlight’ DVD In August; Video Trailer Shared As Pre-Order Begins

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

The Ukraine’s heavily psychedelic-influenced sonic spiritualists Ethereal Riffian will release their “Afterlight” DVD on August 17th.   Continue reading “ETHEREAL RIFFIAN To Release ‘Afterlight’ DVD In August; Video Trailer Shared As Pre-Order Begins”