ART OF DECEPTION Debuts ‘Dark Psychosis’ Official Video As New Album Arrives

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

Norway’s extreme groove metallers ART OF DECEPTION will release their new album, “Path Of Trees“, on June 22nd, via Rob Mules Records. Continue reading “ART OF DECEPTION Debuts ‘Dark Psychosis’ Official Video As New Album Arrives”

APRIORI Premiere ‘Better Man’ Official Video

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

From Southern Ireland comes the official video premiere of “Better Man” from APRIORI… and you best be prepared to rock out once you hit “play”! Continue reading “APRIORI Premiere ‘Better Man’ Official Video”

NWOBHM Legends BLITZKRIEG Issue ‘Angels Or Demons’ Official Video; Upcoming UK Fest Appearances


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

Legendary NWOBHM band BLITZKRIEG have unveiled a new official video for their song “Angels Or Demons“. Continue reading “NWOBHM Legends BLITZKRIEG Issue ‘Angels Or Demons’ Official Video; Upcoming UK Fest Appearances”

Oldschool Sunday: DAMAGEPLAN [2004’s ‘New Found Power’ To See Limited Vinyl LP Release]


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

If you are any sort of metalhead at least 20 to 25 years of age, then you probably know the story about the short-lived supergroup DAMAGEPLAN. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: DAMAGEPLAN [2004’s ‘New Found Power’ To See Limited Vinyl LP Release]”

SAINT KARLOFF Share Retro Unholiness With ‘Ghost Smoker’ Official Video; TWIN EARTH RECORDS To Issue Debut Album In July


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

From the Norwegian environs comes the retro stoner rock overlords SAINT KARLOFF and their incredible “Ghost Smoker” official video. Continue reading “SAINT KARLOFF Share Retro Unholiness With ‘Ghost Smoker’ Official Video; TWIN EARTH RECORDS To Issue Debut Album In July”

ASG Wield Electric Wonder With ‘Lightning Song’ Official Video; Unleash New Record ‘Survive Sunrise’


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

North Carolina’s thick riff driven sonic manipulators ASG are currently dropping hard rock armaments all over the place. Continue reading “ASG Wield Electric Wonder With ‘Lightning Song’ Official Video; Unleash New Record ‘Survive Sunrise’”

KAL-EL New Full-Length Performance Video ‘Still Here After 5 Years’


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

In recent years, Norway’s KAL-EL have become one of the more respected names in the realm of underground stoner rock. Continue reading “KAL-EL New Full-Length Performance Video ‘Still Here After 5 Years’”

WE ARE SENTINELS – Reveal Debut Details [New Project w/ Matt Barlow (Ex-Iced Earth)]

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

WE ARE SENTINELS is the new project of former Iced Earth / current Ashes Of Ares vocalist Matt Barlow and keyboardist and pianist Jonah Weingarten (Teramaze, Pyramaze). Continue reading “WE ARE SENTINELS – Reveal Debut Details [New Project w/ Matt Barlow (Ex-Iced Earth)]”

Video Of Sacramento Set From FLOTSAM & JETSAM Shared Via Capital Chaos TV

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

Capital Chaos TV has shared video of the entire June 12th performance from FLOTSAM & JETSAM at Holy Diver in Sacramento, California. Continue reading “Video Of Sacramento Set From FLOTSAM & JETSAM Shared Via Capital Chaos TV”

THAL (w/ Guest Sophie Steff) Premiere ‘Her Gods Demand War’ Visualizer


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

Ohio-based heavyweights THAL (The Heathens Are Loose) have just dropped a new visualizer for their song “Her Gods Demand War“. Continue reading “THAL (w/ Guest Sophie Steff) Premiere ‘Her Gods Demand War’ Visualizer”

LáGoon ‘Skate Fast, Play Loud’ In New Official Video


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

Portland’s fuzzened, psyche punk band LáGoon are premiering their new official video for the song “Skate Fast, Play Loud“. Continue reading “LáGoon ‘Skate Fast, Play Loud’ In New Official Video”

BLACK HELIUM Share ‘Curtains At The Mausoleum’ Official Video As Debut Album Nears

(Photo Courtesy Of Steve Gullick)

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

The London, U.K.’s BLACK HELIUM are everything I like and enjoy about the psychedelic and / or shoegaze music genres. Continue reading “BLACK HELIUM Share ‘Curtains At The Mausoleum’ Official Video As Debut Album Nears”

Reunited SMASHING PUMPKINS Release First New Song In Almost Two Decades – ‘Solara’

(Photo Courtesy Of Olivia Bee)

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

Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin – or as most folks know them, the reunited Smashing Pumpkins – have made good on something they have claimed all along: New Music. Continue reading “Reunited SMASHING PUMPKINS Release First New Song In Almost Two Decades – ‘Solara’”

JUNGLE ROT Reveal Details Of S/T Album; Premiere ‘Fearmonger’ Video Feat. Destruction’s Schmier + Tour Dates

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

July 20th will see the tenth studio album release from the ever-brutal JUNGLE ROT, a self-titled affair arriving via Victory Records. Continue reading “JUNGLE ROT Reveal Details Of S/T Album; Premiere ‘Fearmonger’ Video Feat. Destruction’s Schmier + Tour Dates”

VESSEL OF LIGHT Announce First-Ever Live Performance; To Support LIFE OF AGONY In NYC


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

In what promises to be an amazing event in and of itself, psyche-doom alt. rock entity VESSEL OF LIGHT have announced their first-ever live performance! Continue reading “VESSEL OF LIGHT Announce First-Ever Live Performance; To Support LIFE OF AGONY In NYC”