VOIVOD Unveil Details Of New Album ‘The Wake’; Premiere Official Video + Ltd. Run 7″ EP

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

As recently reported HERE at Riff Relevant, the Canadian sci-fi progressive metallers VOIVOD are gearing up to release a new full-length album. Continue reading “VOIVOD Unveil Details Of New Album ‘The Wake’; Premiere Official Video + Ltd. Run 7″ EP”

WRONG Open Up In ‘Gape’ Official Video As Eastern U.S. Tour Launches

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

WRONG, the Miami, FL based band with a Nineties’ noise / Alt. Rock sound, have premiered a new official video, “Gape“. Continue reading “WRONG Open Up In ‘Gape’ Official Video As Eastern U.S. Tour Launches”

FUTURE USSES (Intronaut, Bereft, Etc. Members) Reveal Details Of Debut; Song Streaming


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

Sacha Dunable (Intronaut, Bereft, Graviton) has, at long last, officially launched his long-gestating project, FUTURE USSESContinue reading “FUTURE USSES (Intronaut, Bereft, Etc. Members) Reveal Details Of Debut; Song Streaming”

DOLLAR LLAMA Ignites ‘Stagefires’ Official Video

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

The Portuguese southern metal machine DOLLAR LLAMA have premiered their latest official video, “Stagefires“. Continue reading “DOLLAR LLAMA Ignites ‘Stagefires’ Official Video”

WISDOM IN CHAINS Premiere ‘Already Dead’ Video, Share Pre-Release Stream Of New Album

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

Stroudsburg, PA’s metallic hardcore mashers WISDOM IN CHAINS have landed a throttling double whammy of new music items today. Continue reading “WISDOM IN CHAINS Premiere ‘Already Dead’ Video, Share Pre-Release Stream Of New Album”

REVOCATION Reveal ‘The Outer Ones’ Album Details; Premiere Official Video

(Photo Courtesy Of Alex Morgan)

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

The modern thrash metallers in Boston’s REVOCATION have revealed details of the band’s upcoming Metal Blade Records release, “The Outer Ones“. Continue reading “REVOCATION Reveal ‘The Outer Ones’ Album Details; Premiere Official Video”

THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates


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

Iceland’s THE VINTAGE CARAVAN will return with their highly-anticipated fourth studio album next month. Continue reading “THE VINTAGE CARAVAN To Present ‘Gateways’ Album In Aug.; Share Track + EU. Tour Dates”

DAUGHTERS Return With New Song; Sign w/ Ipecac Recordings + Tour Dates

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

After a noticeable absence since 2010, Providence, R.I.’s noise rockers DAUGHTERS have resurfaced and are bringing some welcome news with them. Continue reading “DAUGHTERS Return With New Song; Sign w/ Ipecac Recordings + Tour Dates”

Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH

 


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

Birmingham, Alabama’s BEiTTHEMEANS are one of the most promising acts to arise out of the heavy rock underground, in my opinion anyway. Continue reading “Riff Relevant Interviews: BEiTTHEMEANS [Video]; Announce N. American Tour Supporting MUSTASCH”

GREEN DEATH Back With ‘Hallowmass’ This October [Video Teaser]; Live Dates

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

Des Moines, Iowa’s crossover collective, GREEN DEATH, will make their return to the public arena with their third studio album this fall.  Continue reading “GREEN DEATH Back With ‘Hallowmass’ This October [Video Teaser]; Live Dates”

Oldschool Sunday: PHARAOH [2003 Debut ‘After The Fire’ Receiving First-Time Vinyl Re-Issue Via Cruz Del Sur Music]

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

What factors required for a band to qualify for the Oldschool Sunday series are malleable and always in flux; one week it might be a band’s longevity or legacy, the next week, a more obscure band from some point in time. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: PHARAOH [2003 Debut ‘After The Fire’ Receiving First-Time Vinyl Re-Issue Via Cruz Del Sur Music]”

BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Premiere ‘Wave Of Conscience’ Official Video; Annc. West Coast Tour

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

Portland, Oregon’s BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT have been rapidly rising out of the heavy rock underground since the release of their phenomenal S/T debut in April. Continue reading “BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Premiere ‘Wave Of Conscience’ Official Video; Annc. West Coast Tour”

BLACK ELEPHANT ‘Cosmic Blues’ Album Nears; New Song ‘Helter Skelter’ Streaming


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

In less than one week’s time, Italy’s BLACK ELEPHANT will release their new full-length studio album, “Cosmic Blues“. Continue reading “BLACK ELEPHANT ‘Cosmic Blues’ Album Nears; New Song ‘Helter Skelter’ Streaming”

THE WATCHERS Debut ‘Seven Tenets’ Official Video

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

This past Monday, July 9th, brought us an official video premiere from THE WATCHERS. Continue reading “THE WATCHERS Debut ‘Seven Tenets’ Official Video”

AMORPHIS ‘Queen Of Time’ Review & Stream – By Kira Schlechter [Tour Dates]

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

Finland’s AMORPHIS is fast becoming that country’s most reliable export of exceedingly excellent musical work.   Continue reading “AMORPHIS ‘Queen Of Time’ Review & Stream – By Kira Schlechter [Tour Dates]”