Steven Wilson ‘Home Invasion: In Concert At The Royal Albert Hall’ Film Due In November [Video Trailer]

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

STEVEN WILSON is a world recognized songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician, producer, and much, much more. Continue reading “Steven Wilson ‘Home Invasion: In Concert At The Royal Albert Hall’ Film Due In November [Video Trailer]”

JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set Reissue [Video Trailer]

(Image: © K & K Ulf Kruger OHG/Redferns – Getty)

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

One of the most iconic albums in the history of rock and roll, the JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE‘s 1968 offering, ‘Electric Ladyland‘, reaches its 50th anniversary this year. Continue reading “JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set Reissue [Video Trailer]”

Oldschool Sunday: FIFTH ANGEL – First New Album In Nearly 30 Years; Premiere Lyric Video

FIFTH ANGEL (Then)

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

The origins of Bellevue, Washington’s FIFTH ANGEL date back to the band’s founding in 1983. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: FIFTH ANGEL – First New Album In Nearly 30 Years; Premiere Lyric Video”

GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST To Launch ‘Red, White ‘N Brew’ U.S. Tour This Month [Video Trailer]

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

San Diego’s metal-melding heavy rockers GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST announce the rapidly approaching “Red, White ‘N BrewU.S. Tour 2018. Continue reading “GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST To Launch ‘Red, White ‘N Brew’ U.S. Tour This Month [Video Trailer]”

NIBIRU First-Ever U.K. Headline Tour Set For October; Live Performance Video


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

The Italian, ritualistic, psych-sludge entity NIBIRU announce their very first headline tour of the United Kingdom.  Continue reading “NIBIRU First-Ever U.K. Headline Tour Set For October; Live Performance Video”

SILVERTOMB (Type O Negative, Agnostic Front, Danzig Members) Debut Single; To Support LIFE OF AGONY ‘Rise Of The Underground’ Tour


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

After a period of building anticipation about the band, Brooklyn’s SILVERTOMB are sharing a new single with music fans, their first.  Continue reading “SILVERTOMB (Type O Negative, Agnostic Front, Danzig Members) Debut Single; To Support LIFE OF AGONY ‘Rise Of The Underground’ Tour”

Riff Relevant Interviews: OBITUARY’s Trevor Peres [Video]

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

It’s hard to know where to begin when it comes to addressing the death metal pioneers, and now legends, OBITUARY. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: OBITUARY’s Trevor Peres [Video]”

TEXAS METAL OUTLAWS Lone Star State All-Stars Unite For Oct. S/T Debut; Official Video

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

Everyone knows that everything is bigger in Texas and heavy metal is no exception.    Continue reading “TEXAS METAL OUTLAWS Lone Star State All-Stars Unite For Oct. S/T Debut; Official Video”

MISCONDUCTERS ‘Reanimated’ EP Review; New Lyric Video


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

It has been almost a year since I tackled reviewing last year’s release from MISCONDUCTERS, ‘Pariah‘, [HERE] at Riff RelevantContinue reading “MISCONDUCTERS ‘Reanimated’ EP Review; New Lyric Video”

WITHERFALL Sophomore Album ‘A Prelude To Sorrow’ Detailed w/ Official Video Premiere; To Support KAMELOT Japan Dates

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

Progressive power metal band WITHERFALL announce the upcoming arrival of their sophomore album release, ‘A Prelude To Sorrow‘. Continue reading “WITHERFALL Sophomore Album ‘A Prelude To Sorrow’ Detailed w/ Official Video Premiere; To Support KAMELOT Japan Dates”

Oldschool Sunday: CHOKE [Return Via Salt Of The Earth Records EP; Japanese Tour Begins] – Commentary From Tracy McGinnis

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

When it comes to the deepest depths of the underground music realm’s southern sludge genre, there is one band that embodies all of the prerequisites: CHOKE.    Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: CHOKE [Return Via Salt Of The Earth Records EP; Japanese Tour Begins] – Commentary From Tracy McGinnis”

MADBALL To Support Suicidal Tendencies On U.S. Tour; Annc. Headline Dates [Video Trailer]

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

NYHC legends MADBALL announce they will be joining the upcoming SUICIDAL TENDENCIES U.S. tour as support. Continue reading “MADBALL To Support Suicidal Tendencies On U.S. Tour; Annc. Headline Dates [Video Trailer]”

YOB Live Set Shared From Capital Chaos TV [Video]; Sept. Tour w/ ACID KING & CHRCH Underway


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

Just this past week, psych-doom/sludge masters YOB launched a short run of September tour dates with ACID KING and CHRCH in the western U.S. Continue reading “YOB Live Set Shared From Capital Chaos TV [Video]; Sept. Tour w/ ACID KING & CHRCH Underway”

PRIMAL FEAR ‘Apocalypse’ Review + Official Videos; EU Tour w/ RIOT & EXISTANCE Nears [By Kira Schlechter]

(By Kira Schlechter, Guest Contributor/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

After 21 years, PRIMAL FEAR has pretty much gotten it down. With their 12th album, the Frontiers Music Srl. issued “Apocalypse,” they solidify their place in the pantheon of German power metal. Continue reading “PRIMAL FEAR ‘Apocalypse’ Review + Official Videos; EU Tour w/ RIOT & EXISTANCE Nears [By Kira Schlechter]”