Southern Lord Re-Issues WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Classics For Label’s 20th Anniversary; WITTR Confirms N. American – EU Tours w/ BEHEMOTH & AT THE GATES


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

Southern Lord Records are considered one of underground music’s most forward-thinking, trailblazing outlets… and one that celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. Continue reading “Southern Lord Re-Issues WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Classics For Label’s 20th Anniversary; WITTR Confirms N. American – EU Tours w/ BEHEMOTH & AT THE GATES”

BEHEMOTH Announce N. American Tour w/ AT THE GATES & WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

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

Three of the most unique bands in extreme metal will unite for a North American trek throughout October and November.  Continue reading “BEHEMOTH Announce N. American Tour w/ AT THE GATES & WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM”

ENSLAVED Share Cover Of Faith No More Song For Decibel Flexi-Disc Series


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

In a surprise (You’re Dead) move, Enslaved have shared an amazing reinterpretation of the Faith No More song “Jizzlobber“.  They did so for their return to the Decibel Magazine Flexi-Disc Series and they put their own unique, killer touch to the 1992 classic. Continue reading “ENSLAVED Share Cover Of Faith No More Song For Decibel Flexi-Disc Series”

PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2018 – POOL PARTY Bands Confirmed; Festival Tickets On Sale Now

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

Psycho Las Vegas recently announced their second round of bands have been confirmed, this time for the anticipated pre-fest Pool Party on Thursday, August 16th…  Continue reading “PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2018 – POOL PARTY Bands Confirmed; Festival Tickets On Sale Now”

Riff Relevant 2017 Releases – GREENBEARD’s BUDDY HACHAR Shares 10 Favorites

Greenbeard (Photo by Holly Gee of Static Stills)

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

Greenbeard were busy guys this past year of 2017.  They toured in the Spring, put out a new release ‘Lödarödböl‘ in July, toured most of the summer, fall, and winter, including several festivals thrown in the mix.
Continue reading “Riff Relevant 2017 Releases – GREENBEARD’s BUDDY HACHAR Shares 10 Favorites”

KHEMMIS Added To Decibel Magazine Tour With ENSLAVED-WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM-MYRKUR; Orange Amps Designates Members As Reps

(Pic Courtesy Of Alvino Salcedo)

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

Denver’s Khemmis has just been confirmed to take part in the 2018 installment of Decibel Magazine‘s annual tour, joining Enslaved, Wolves In The Throne Room, and Myrkur. The tour promises to be one of the most exciting treks for fans in 2018, one with a heavily diverse roster of alluring acts. Continue reading “KHEMMIS Added To Decibel Magazine Tour With ENSLAVED-WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM-MYRKUR; Orange Amps Designates Members As Reps”

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Premiere ‘Mother Owl, Father Ocean’ Track


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

Atmospheric, progressive black metallers Wolves In The Throne Room have premiered a track from their upcoming new album. The song, “Mother Owl, Father Ocean” hails from the band’s imminent Artemesia Records release, “Thrice Woven“. It also features guest vocals from Anna Von Hausswolf, about which the band states: Continue reading “WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Premiere ‘Mother Owl, Father Ocean’ Track”

PSYCHO LAS VEGAS FESTIVAL – Confirmed Bands & Set Times – August 17-20th

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

Nothing like waiting until the last-minute to write this one up… I’m leaving for the airport to depart for Las Vegas in a mere 34 hours.  I still have to pack for my four days of PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2017!  Let’s find out more details on this festival of riff in Sin City, shall we?   Continue reading “PSYCHO LAS VEGAS FESTIVAL – Confirmed Bands & Set Times – August 17-20th”

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Announce U.S. Tour; PILLORIAN Support

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

In preparation for their September 22nd release of “Thrice Woven” (announcement here), Wolves In The Throne Room have planned an extensive U.S. tour shortly after the album’s street date.    Continue reading “WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Announce U.S. Tour; PILLORIAN Support”

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM To Return With ‘Thrice Woven’; Video Teaser


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

The otherworldly, modern progressive black metal band from the U.S. Pacific Northwest, Wolves In The Throne Room, have announced their imminent return.   Continue reading “WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM To Return With ‘Thrice Woven’; Video Teaser”