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Dominance Confirm September Dates In Ukraine Sliptrick Records

Italian Death Metal group Dominance are preparing to play gigs across Ukraine for the first time ever. The tour will take place in September and will consist of the five dates as follows: 20.09 | Kharkov, UKR | at Akuna Matata 21.09 | Zaporozhe, UKR | at Chicago …

Molasses Barge Self Titled Album Review LP Sampler Video

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Pittsburgh’s Molasses Barge are probably one of the better kept secrets of the U.S. doom/heavy rock realm, especially when you realize the talents contained within it. The band, which is comprised of vocalist Brian ‘Butch’ Balich (Argus, Penance, Arduini-Balich), guitarists Dave …

Rhino Premieres I See The Monsters Official Video

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) The heavy handed Italian stoner rockers Rhino are premiering a new Official Video for their song “I See The Monsters“. The track hails from the band’s critically-acclaimed Argonauta Records release from back in February, The Law Of Purity (available for purchase …

Release of Last Pagan Altar Album The Room of Shadows Nears

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Iconic NWOBHM legends Pagan Altar recently announced the release of their self-proclaimed “last” studio album, “The Room Of Shadows“. It will be available on CD, cassette, and vinyl through the Canadian label Temple Of Mystery Records on August 24th, 2017. The …

Mirrored Image The Pursuit of Happiness Review and Stream

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Of course you can call me a bit biased when a Kentucky-based band and their music falls into my lap. It’s not a big secret that The Bluegrass State is my old Kentucky home and that I’ve lived here on and …

Nibiru Reveals Details of Upcoming Argonauta Records Release

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Hot on the scorching heels of my recent review of their Caosgon – 2017 Edition re-release (review here), comes news from NIBIRU on its follow-up. Once again coming via the rising Italian label Argonauta Records, NIBIRU‘s “Qaal Babalon” is set to …

Razgate Official Lyrics Video for Pulling Out Sliptrick Records

Razgate – Pulling Out Taken from the album: Feral Evolution | Sliptrick Records | 2017 Italian thrash heavy metal quartet, Razgate, have released the first material from their upcoming album Feral Evolution. It’s in the form of a lyrics video for the track Pulling Out. Inspired by Lovecraft’s …

Contra Deny Everything Album Review and Stream Show Dates

(By Brian Halsey, Staff Writer, RiffRelevant.com) “OH!-IO!” Cleveland, stand up (or smoke up), you should be proud. Lemme drop a quick list of all the great things this city has bestowed upon Western civilization: 1. LeBron “KING” James, power dunking on every poor bastard in the NBA for …

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. Not only did the album début on multiple Billboard charts, it also saw the highest first week sales …