DECAPITATED Released After All Charges Dropped By Spokane County, WA


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

There are new developments in a story we have been monitoring here at Riff Relevant, one concerning the Polish extreme metal band Decapitated.  After months of jailed detainment here in the United States, the band has now been released after all charges against them were dropped. Continue reading “DECAPITATED Released After All Charges Dropped By Spokane County, WA”

HIMSA Confirm Reuniting For ‘Courting Tragedy And Disaster’ Full Performance At Northwest Terror Fest ’18; Others Scheduled: PRIMITIVE MAN-SUBROSA-PANOPTICON + More TBA

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

Himsa, the Pacific NW band now disbanded for almost a decade, will reunite for a full album performance at Northwest Terror Fest 2018.   Continue reading “HIMSA Confirm Reuniting For ‘Courting Tragedy And Disaster’ Full Performance At Northwest Terror Fest ’18; Others Scheduled: PRIMITIVE MAN-SUBROSA-PANOPTICON + More TBA”

UPDATED – DECAPITATED Now Accused Of Gang-Raping Woman


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

The sordid story of this week’s arrest and detainment of Polish metallers Decapitated (prior story here) is growing in severity…  Continue reading “UPDATED – DECAPITATED Now Accused Of Gang-Raping Woman”

DECAPITATED Members Arrested & Detained In The US On Kidnapping Charges


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

According to the Seattle Times, Polish death metallers Decapitated – , Waclaw J. Kieltyka, Rafal T. Piotrowski, and Hubert E. Wiecek – were all arrested this weekend in Santa Ana, California, on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after a concert in Spokane, Washington on August 31st. Continue reading “DECAPITATED Members Arrested & Detained In The US On Kidnapping Charges”

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”

YEAR OF THE COBRA Announces New U.S. Tour; EP Coming In Oct.

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

Seattle duo Year Of The Cobra have just announced a new tour, the first leg of which launch in August.  The Aug. 20th date of which will also be a stop at the prestigious Psycho Las Vegas festival for 2017 as well.   Continue reading “YEAR OF THE COBRA Announces New U.S. Tour; EP Coming In Oct.”

WOUNDED GIANT ‘Vae Victus’ Album Review, Full Stream

(By David ‘Sunshine’ LaMay, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Seattle, Washington’s Wounded Giant clearly believe in truth in advertising.  ‘Vae Victus‘ was released via STB Records on April 1st.  Let’s delve into it…  Continue reading “WOUNDED GIANT ‘Vae Victus’ Album Review, Full Stream”