IRON REAGAN ‘Dark Days Ahead’ EP Revealed + Track Stream; Sept. Tour Dates

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

RVA’s manic crossover metallers IRON REAGAN will return with a new four-song EP, ‘Dark Days Ahead‘, via Pop Wig Records on October 12th.  Continue reading “IRON REAGAN ‘Dark Days Ahead’ EP Revealed + Track Stream; Sept. Tour Dates”

DRUGLORD Return With ‘New Day Dying’ This Sept. – Premiere First Single ‘Walk With God’

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

The RVA-based heavy psych-doom band DRUGLORD announce their return to the studio release arena with their first new album in four years. Continue reading “DRUGLORD Return With ‘New Day Dying’ This Sept. – Premiere First Single ‘Walk With God’”

‘Grey Garden’ Official Video From WINDHAND Debuts; ‘Eternal Return’ To Arrive In Oct. w/ SATAN’S SATYRS-Supported Tour


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

RVA’s purveyors of psychedelic doom and heavy rock, WINDHAND, are premiering an official video today for the new song “Grey Garden“. Continue reading “‘Grey Garden’ Official Video From WINDHAND Debuts; ‘Eternal Return’ To Arrive In Oct. w/ SATAN’S SATYRS-Supported Tour”

LORD Issues Official Video From Upcoming Swansong Album Release; Announce Final Show

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

After 13 years of creating, recording, and playing some of the finest stoner, sludge, and doom to emanate from the U.S. underground, Virginia’s LORD will soon call it a day. Continue reading “LORD Issues Official Video From Upcoming Swansong Album Release; Announce Final Show”

FREEDOM HAWK To Release ‘Beast Remains’ This Month; Premiere Track Streams


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

Virginia Beach’s progenitors of heavily metallic infused hard rock, the phenomenal Freedom Hawk, are on the verge of releasing their anxiously anticipated new studio album. Continue reading “FREEDOM HAWK To Release ‘Beast Remains’ This Month; Premiere Track Streams”

INTER ARMA Shares ‘An Archer In The Emptiness’ Live Performance Video


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

Richmond, Virginia’s dynamic progressive sludgers Inter Arma recently visited the old Byrd Park Pump House in Richmond and rendered an intense performance.     Continue reading “INTER ARMA Shares ‘An Archer In The Emptiness’ Live Performance Video”

WINDHAND Share ‘Old Evil’ Visualizer From Upcoming Split With SATAN’S SATYRS + Live Dates

WINDHAND

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

RVA-based (Richmond, VA) psychedelic doom band Windhand have just released their official video for “Old Evil“. The song hails from the band’s upcoming split release with Satan’s Satyrs, due for release on CD, LP and digital formats on February 16th from Relapse Records. Continue reading “WINDHAND Share ‘Old Evil’ Visualizer From Upcoming Split With SATAN’S SATYRS + Live Dates”

BUZZARD DUST Settles With This Week’s S/T LP Debut; Song Streams


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

RVA (Richmond, Virginia) is ground zero for a plethora of genre-warping music projects.  These days, bands like Iron Reagan, BAT and Municipal Waste are the current torchbearers, but now it is time to introduce Buzzard Dust.   Continue reading “BUZZARD DUST Settles With This Week’s S/T LP Debut; Song Streams”

MINDKULT To Release ‘Lucifer’s Dream’ In September; Track Premiere

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

The one-man psych / doom / shoegaze project from the Commonwealth Of Virginia, Mindkult, will return with “Lucifer’s Dream” next month.    Continue reading “MINDKULT To Release ‘Lucifer’s Dream’ In September; Track Premiere”

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

(Pic Courtesy Of Rob Sheley)

(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“.   Continue reading “LOINCLOTH Share Details Of Final Album Release ‘Psalm Of The Morbid Whore’; Video Trailer”

MUNICIPAL WASTE Unleashes ‘Breathe Grease’ Official Video

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

RVA’s grandiose crossover gritters Municipal Waste released their latest slab of sonic savagery, “Slime And Punishment“, back in June via Nuclear Blast Records.    Continue reading “MUNICIPAL WASTE Unleashes ‘Breathe Grease’ Official Video”

CANNABIS CORPSE To Harvest ‘Left Hand Pass’ This September; Track Stream & Tour Info

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

RVA’s (Richmond, VA.) purveyors of weed-obsessed death metal and extremity, Cannabis Corpse, will release their new album, “Left Hand Pass“, on September 8th via Season Of Mist.    Continue reading “CANNABIS CORPSE To Harvest ‘Left Hand Pass’ This September; Track Stream & Tour Info”