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Rock Icons Remembered Motorhead Debuts Video for Cover of David

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) It has been less than a week since Riff Relevant reported the news (here) that Motörhead would be releasing a compilation of cover songs titled “Under Cöver“. Today, Motörhead have released a never-before-heard cover and music video of David Bowie‘s timeless …

King Parrot Harvests Ugly Produce Details Shares NSFW Official

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Australian crossover metal’s “foul” royalty King Parrot have announced that their third full-length album, “Ugly Produce,” will arrive in stores on September 22nd through Housecore Records. The band tracked the effort at Goatsound Studios in Melbourne, AUS with Jason Fuller of …

Mammoth Salmon Magnetic Fields of Radiant Light Review Stream

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) The Pacific Northewest of the U.S. has long generated its very own particular breed of bands with their own defining sound. I could rattle off a long laundry list of acts of course but a few examples right off the top …

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 …