FOTOCRIME Share Details Of Full-Length Debut ‘Principle Of Pain’; Stream New Song + Tour Dates

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

One of the more unique, interesting bands to surface in the last couple years, one with ties to my old Kentucky home, unveil details of their debut full-length. Continue reading “FOTOCRIME Share Details Of Full-Length Debut ‘Principle Of Pain’; Stream New Song + Tour Dates”

KAMELOT ‘The Shadow Theory’ Review & Official Videos [By Kira Schlechter]


(By Kira Schlechter, Guest Contributor/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

If Broadway as an entity ever went looking for a house heavy metal band, they would need look no further than Kamelot. Continue reading “KAMELOT ‘The Shadow Theory’ Review & Official Videos [By Kira Schlechter]”

KHEMMIS Begins Pre-Order For ‘Desolation’ Album; Debut New Official Video + Live Dates

(Photo By Alvino Salcedo/Pale With Decay)

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

The Colorado-based progressive doom band KHEMMIS have revealed details of their upcoming album release, “Desolation“. Continue reading “KHEMMIS Begins Pre-Order For ‘Desolation’ Album; Debut New Official Video + Live Dates”

ASG To Return With ‘Survive Sunrise’ Album In June [Title Track Stream]; To Headline U.S. Tour Supported By LO-PAN & BEITTHEMEANS


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

It has been half a decade, a whole five long years since a full-length studio album arrived from North Carolina’s most incredible ASG. Continue reading “ASG To Return With ‘Survive Sunrise’ Album In June [Title Track Stream]; To Headline U.S. Tour Supported By LO-PAN & BEITTHEMEANS”

‘Chasing Dragons’ Official Video From WHITE WIZZARD Debuts


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

Classic power metal band WHITE WIZZARD have debuted their latest official video, “Chasing Dragons“. Continue reading “‘Chasing Dragons’ Official Video From WHITE WIZZARD Debuts”

DEAFHEAVEN Return With ‘Honeycomb’ Single & Video; Announce New Member

(Photo Courtesy Of Corinne Schiavone)

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

Progressive extreme metallers DEAFHEAVEN have shared a new single titled “Honeycomb“, along with its official video. Continue reading “DEAFHEAVEN Return With ‘Honeycomb’ Single & Video; Announce New Member”

RED DEVIL VORTEX Proclaim ‘Something Has To Die’ With Upcoming EP’s Title Track Video


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

The L.A.-based metal / hard rock band RED DEVIL VORTEX have issued the official video for their upcoming EP release’s title track. Continue reading “RED DEVIL VORTEX Proclaim ‘Something Has To Die’ With Upcoming EP’s Title Track Video”

HÄLLAS Premiere ‘Astral Seer’ Official Video; Live Dates + New Merch Items


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

Swedish folk-infused progressive rockers Hällas have just premiered their new official video, “Astral Seer“. Continue reading “HÄLLAS Premiere ‘Astral Seer’ Official Video; Live Dates + New Merch Items”

RAW IN SECT Issue ‘Arena’ Official Video From Upcoming ‘Kitro’ Album


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

Groundbreaking Grecian progressive metal / rock band RAW IN SECT have unveiled their official video for the song “Arena“. Continue reading “RAW IN SECT Issue ‘Arena’ Official Video From Upcoming ‘Kitro’ Album”

2007 PUNGENT STENCH Album ‘Smut Kingdom’ Now Released; Unseen Official Video Surfaces

 


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

In a recent Riff Relevant Oldschool Sunday segment about Austrian extreme metallers PUNGENT STENCH [HERE], news was shared of an unreleased album. Continue reading “2007 PUNGENT STENCH Album ‘Smut Kingdom’ Now Released; Unseen Official Video Surfaces”

Oldschool Sunday: Q5 [Classic Album ‘Steel The Light’ Re-Issue & EU. Tour Announced]

Q5 (Then)

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

Seattle’s Q5 originally formed in 1983 and by their home region’s standards, the band qualified as a bona fide supergroup. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: Q5 [Classic Album ‘Steel The Light’ Re-Issue & EU. Tour Announced]”

KATAKLYSM Announce String Of U.S. Shows With JUNGLE ROT & EXMORTUS; Premiere Lyric Video


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

Canadian death metal hyperblasters KATAKLYSM have announced a handful of U.S. shows to celebrate the release of their new album, “Meditations“. Continue reading “KATAKLYSM Announce String Of U.S. Shows With JUNGLE ROT & EXMORTUS; Premiere Lyric Video”

DESTROYER OF LIGHT ‘Hopeless’ EP Review; Official Video + Live Dates


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

May 11 will see the issuing of “Hopeless“, the new 2-song EP from Texas’ Destroyer Of Light , via the Heavy Friends Records label. Continue reading “DESTROYER OF LIGHT ‘Hopeless’ EP Review; Official Video + Live Dates”

SNOW VILLAIN ‘EP 1’ Review; Official Video & Song Streams


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

Meet the future of alternative rock / crossover, the hard-hitting, poignant protagonists of Philly’s SNOW VILLAIN. Continue reading “SNOW VILLAIN ‘EP 1’ Review; Official Video & Song Streams”

Boris Records To Re-Issue HAUNTING ‘Sealed Shut’ On First-Time Vinyl [Video Trailer]



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

Boris Records have announced they will reissue the seminal ATL-DM (Atlanta Death Metal) band HAUNTING‘s one and only output, “Sealed Shut“, on vinyl for the first time. Continue reading “Boris Records To Re-Issue HAUNTING ‘Sealed Shut’ On First-Time Vinyl [Video Trailer]”