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Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian Reunite In Supergroup Sons

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Dream Theater alumni Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian have confirmed recent rumors hinting at their working together in a new “supergroup” project. That band, Sons Of Apollo, finds the pair joined by Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns ‘N Roses), Billy Sheehan (The …

Black Country Communion Announces Bcciv Album Shares Collide

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Black Country Communion the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/ bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Alice Cooper, Billy Idol) and blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, have released a video for “Collide”, the …

Trivium Shares New Official Video Announces N American Co Headline

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Florida metallers Trivium are firing back up with a stream of activity and announcements this week. First, the band has premiered a new Official Video for their single “The Sin And The Sentence“. The visualizer marks the band’s first recording with …

Ruff Majik The Hare and The Hollow Ie Seasons Pt 1 Review and

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) If you are like me and are even remotely tapped into alternative music from outside of the U.S. then I’d wager you’ve encountered this band at some point. This band being Pretoria, South Africa’s Ruff Majik of course, a band I …

on Top Return with Top Dollar EP This August Track Streaming

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Philly hard rockers On Top are back with a brand new EP, “Top Dollar“, set to be released on August 18th. The four-song effort is said to feature a raw, edgier sound where the beloved band are are back to their …

Toxik Breaking Class EP Review and Stream

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) It has only been 28 years since Toxik’s last official studio release came out and in the nearly three decades since, the band has gradually become an almost mythical entity. With years of one-off festival appearances, small European tours and highly …

Humanities Low Sun Split Human Sun Review and Stream

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) The four song “Human Sun” is the result of the collaboration between Low Sun & HUMANITIES, two Toronto-based bands who both possess an affinity for dynamic creativity. That creativity finds its outlet here with two tracks from each band, combined for …

Vattnet Premiere Official Video Share Upcoming S T Release

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, Riffrelevant.com) After the recent departure of guitarist and vocalist Nick Thornbury from the band Vattnet Viskar comes news of a name change. Now operating under the moniker of simply Vattnet, the band are premiering an Official Video for the song “Spun“. The …

Ravenblack S T EP Review and Stream

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) From The Great White North, well, Montreal, Québec really, comes the debut from Ravenblack. The 5-song self-titled EP is an astounding foray into full-on stoner rock laden with nuances of psychedelia and space-y doom. The head-warping heavy rock offering comes to …

All Them Witches Added US EU Tour Dates Brand New Bulls Official

(By Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor, RiffRelevant.com) The Nashville, TN heavy blues quartet All Them Witches has just finished Round Two of their tour to support the February 24th release of their ‘Sleeping Through The War’ album. Round three is set to start on September 18th in Germany. All …