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Oldschool Sunday Blood Duster Includes Break Up Announcement

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker”, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) The birth of Australia’s Blood Duster occurred in 1991 with Jason Fuller (aka Jason PC on bass), Anthony Barry (vocals and guitar) and Andrew Brown (drums). The band’s name was taken from a John Zorn song, “Blood Duster“, off his 1989 …

An Interview Elder Druids Brien Gillen

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Doom music is universal it seems. It can come or originate from anywhere upon the globe, and do so at any point in time. Take Northern Ireland for example, back in 2015 as that’s where a five-fold set of riff worshipers …

Oldschool Sunday Mcoil

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Talk about an obscure band, one that released one respectably solid album and then faded into the rock and roll haze Well, this is them..such a band. McOil were from Germany and played some intense Progressive Rock that contained concrete elements …

Serpents of Secrecy Interview At The Maryland Doom Fest 2017

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) One of the most promising bands to fully surface in 2017 are recent Salt Of The Earth Records signees, Serpents Of Secrecy. The band, which many hail as a bona-fide “supergroup”, does possess a rather interesting roster of members. They include …

2017 The Year of Earthride Taming of The Demons Turns 15 and

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) “Children Of The Future… Lift Your Weary Heads!” June, 2002 saw the unveiling of one of the heaviest exports to ever surface from the underbelly of the legendary Maryland Doom scene. The début full-length album from that state’s grittiest of heavyweights, …

Oldschool Sunday Steeler

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) Nashville, Tennessee circa 1981 is where one of the U.S.’ own earliest bands influenced by the NWOBHM movement formed. That band was Steeler, formed by singer / guitarist Ron Keel, lead guitarist Michael Dunigan, bassist Tim Morrison and drummer Bobby Eva. …