SCOTT KELLY (Accompanied By JOHN JUDKINS) Announces 2018 European Solo Tour; Ltd. Ed. Live 7″

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

Legendary musician Scott Kelly (Neurosis, Shrinebuilder, Corrections House, etc.) has announced a European solo tour for early 2018, where he will be accompanied by John Judkins of Rwake. Continue reading “SCOTT KELLY (Accompanied By JOHN JUDKINS) Announces 2018 European Solo Tour; Ltd. Ed. Live 7″”

THE ASOUND Rebound With ‘Commanding The Sword’ 7″ Flexi; Streaming

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

North Carolina’s The Asound seem to have recently burst onto the underground music scene with constant abound.   Continue reading “THE ASOUND Rebound With ‘Commanding The Sword’ 7″ Flexi; Streaming”

WOLVES OF WINTER – Vinyl Release on No Slip Records; New Shows; New Songs in the Works

Wolves Of Winter

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

Phoenix, Arizona’s heavy desert rock outfit Wolves of Winter came soaring out of the ashes in 2012.  Comprised of Josh McGee (vocals and guitar), Mike Horn (drums), and David Weaver (bass), they are a whirling sand dune of fuzzy, down and dirty, heavy grit, grunge rock.  Guess what?  We have news! Continue reading “WOLVES OF WINTER – Vinyl Release on No Slip Records; New Shows; New Songs in the Works”

MOS GENERATOR – Tour Dates, New Release Details & Reissues Info, Set to play Epicenter Heavy Music Fest & Desertfest

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

This started as just an update of tour info and confirmed dates for Mos Generator.  Then I had a nice chat with Tony Reed, and a simple update turned into a sensory overload.  SO MUCH NEWS, I may have even squeaked.  As a Mos Generator appreciator for many years, what can I say?  Mister Reed has that effect on me…     Continue reading “MOS GENERATOR – Tour Dates, New Release Details & Reissues Info, Set to play Epicenter Heavy Music Fest & Desertfest”

UNSANE Sign With Southern Lord To ‘Sterilize’; New Video; US Summer Tour Trek

(Pic By: Dan Joeright)

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

Southern Lord Records has announced their signing of NYC’s legendary noise rock nihilists, Unsane. The label will release the band’s upcoming eighth studio effort ‘Sterilize‘ on September 29th.    Continue reading “UNSANE Sign With Southern Lord To ‘Sterilize’; New Video; US Summer Tour Trek”

DOMADORA Deliver New Video; Latest LP Coming To Vinyl


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

It has been nearly a year since the French heavy psych trio Domadora released their latest album, ‘The Violent Mystical Sukuma‘.   Continue reading “DOMADORA Deliver New Video; Latest LP Coming To Vinyl”

BLOODY HAMMERS To Issue Ltd. Edition EP In July; Premiere New Official Video


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

The ultra-gothic North Carolina band Bloody Hammers have announced plans to release an extremely limited count EP on July 14th.   Continue reading “BLOODY HAMMERS To Issue Ltd. Edition EP In July; Premiere New Official Video”

Riff Relevant Springtime Contest Giveaway

Metalheads in Spring
Metalheads in Spring

Spring is in the air around here. We’ve all been crawling out of our caves and noticed readers are starting to gain interest in our new site and our new Riff Relevant Facebook page. So, we’re having our first giveaway to help spread the riff love!   Continue reading “Riff Relevant Springtime Contest Giveaway”

IRON MAIDEN To Resume Vinyl Re-Issues With 12 Upcoming Releases

The legendary Iron Maiden have announced they will be resuming the Vinyl Re-Issues of their discography, which has been on hold since 2014. Things will pick back up on May 19th with heavyweight 180gram black vinyl releases of the new batch of offerings from Parlophone Records. The 12 albums in total will be released in chronological order, on the following dates: Continue reading “IRON MAIDEN To Resume Vinyl Re-Issues With 12 Upcoming Releases”