MIRRORS FOR PSYCHIC WARFARE Annc. Sophomore Release ‘I See What I Became’ [Video Trailer]

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

MIRRORS FOR PSYCHIC WARFARE, the dark experimental, psych-industrial duo of Scott Kelly (Neurosis, Shrinebuilder) and Sanford Parker (Buried At Sea, Minsk), announce their second album. Continue reading “MIRRORS FOR PSYCHIC WARFARE Annc. Sophomore Release ‘I See What I Became’ [Video Trailer]”

RECKER ‘Manifest Destiny’ Album Review & Stream


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

From Vancouver, WA. comes something we could use a lot more of here in the United States, a true, dyed-in-the-wool, traditional metal band, RECKER. Continue reading “RECKER ‘Manifest Destiny’ Album Review & Stream”

GHASTLY SOUND Emit New ‘Crippler Crossface’ Single + Official Video; Appearing At Psycho Las Vegas


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

Vermont’s GHASTLY SOUND have unveiled a new single, “Crippler Crossface“, along with its subsequent official video.  Continue reading “GHASTLY SOUND Emit New ‘Crippler Crossface’ Single + Official Video; Appearing At Psycho Las Vegas”

SON OF THE MORNING Share ‘Left Hand Path’ Official Video; Exclusive Vinyl Editions Via DHU Records


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

U.S. retro occult rock/doom band SON OF THE MORNING are premiering their “Left Hand Path” official video. Continue reading “SON OF THE MORNING Share ‘Left Hand Path’ Official Video; Exclusive Vinyl Editions Via DHU Records”

TERROR Share Single From Upcoming ‘Total Retaliation’ Album; Set Tour w/ HARM’S WAY, BACKTRACK, YEAR OF THE KNIFE, CANDY

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

September 28th will see the release of “Total Retaliation” from the Los Angeles based staple of USHC, TERROR. Continue reading “TERROR Share Single From Upcoming ‘Total Retaliation’ Album; Set Tour w/ HARM’S WAY, BACKTRACK, YEAR OF THE KNIFE, CANDY”

ACE FREHLEY Unveils ‘Spaceman’ Album Specifics & New Single

(Photo Courtesy Of Jay Gilbert)

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

Iconic, out-of-this-world musician, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, and former KISS guitarist, ACE FREHLEY, has revealed the details of his upcoming album release. Continue reading “ACE FREHLEY Unveils ‘Spaceman’ Album Specifics & New Single”

AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates


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

The one man musical monstrosity that is AUTHOR & PUNISHER (aka Tristan Shone) has revealed details of an upcoming sixth album release, “Beastland“. Continue reading “AUTHOR & PUNISHER Reveal ‘Beastland’ Details; Official Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

FOUR ON THE FLOOR #5: JONO GARRETT of MOS GENERATOR & TURBID NORTH – Brendan Burns’ Drummer Spotlight

Mos Generator - The Bowery Ballroom, NY, NY 05/12/2018. Photo: Leanne

(By Brendan Burns of Wasted Theory, Guest Columnist, RiffRelevant.com)

For as long as I can remember, it’s always been about the guitar player or the lead singer.  That lethal concoction of singers and axe-swingers like Page and Plant. Mick and Keith, Tyler and Perry, Daltry and Townsend, the list goes on and on…   Continue reading “FOUR ON THE FLOOR #5: JONO GARRETT of MOS GENERATOR & TURBID NORTH – Brendan Burns’ Drummer Spotlight”

Oldschool Sunday: NITZER EBB [Career Spanning ‘Nitzer Ebb 1982-2010: The Box Set’ Coming]

NITZER EBB Circa 1988

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

British electronic/industrial entity NITZER EBB are a pioneering musical project that were creating popular EBM (Electronic Body Music) long before the term and genre even existed. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: NITZER EBB [Career Spanning ‘Nitzer Ebb 1982-2010: The Box Set’ Coming]”

CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates

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

As was recently revealed, metal-melding doomsters CASTLE will release their new album “Deal Thy Fate” on October 19th via Ripple Music. Continue reading “CASTLE Hold All The Cards With ‘Deal Thy Fate’ Album Details; Lyric Video Premiere + Tour Dates”

HEADS. Bring ‘Collider’ Tour To U.S. This Month w/ MULTICULT; Official Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Mark Kraemer)

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

The German-Australian noise rock, post-punk unit HEADS. will launch a two week U.S. tour run, to start in just a matter of days from now.  Continue reading “HEADS. Bring ‘Collider’ Tour To U.S. This Month w/ MULTICULT; Official Video”

MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’

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

Yes, you read that right! November will see “The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018” launch in the United States. Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE, HIGH ON FIRE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, HAUNT Uniting For ‘The Speed Of The Wizard Tour 2018’”

BLACK HELIUM ‘Primitive Fuck’ Album Review & Stream

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

I was immediately enthralled upon first discovering London’s BLACK HELIUM a couple of months ago. Continue reading “BLACK HELIUM ‘Primitive Fuck’ Album Review & Stream”

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Return To Roots On Upcoming ‘STill Cyco Punk After All These Years’ Album; Share Song & Annc. U.S. Tour

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

Venice, California’s long running crossover punk/metal legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have revealed further details of an upcoming album release.  Continue reading “SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Return To Roots On Upcoming ‘STill Cyco Punk After All These Years’ Album; Share Song & Annc. U.S. Tour”

THE SKULL Reveal ‘The Endless Road Turns Dark’ Details; Debut New Lyric Video

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

In March, Riff Relevant reported the news [HERE] that U.S. doom unit THE SKULL had wrapped recording their sophomore album, “The Endless Road Turns Dark“. Continue reading “THE SKULL Reveal ‘The Endless Road Turns Dark’ Details; Debut New Lyric Video”