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Wartorn Trek To The Power Of The Riff Fest Begins and Opposition Rising Tour

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
wartorn-band-live Following a short break after several stateside tours this year, including a hefty excursion with Raw Power, Wisconsin crust brigade Wartorn will take their caravan back to the highways this week. After a double-show kickoff in their hometown of Appleton this Friday, August 2nd Wartorn will make an eastward trek to Chicago to take part in the three-day Clit Fest alongside twenty or more underground bands, activism/rights workshop and more. They’ll then plow westward to rendezvous with Opposition Rising and hardcore legends MDC for a West Coast tour, including the two-day The Power Of The Riff in LA with The ...

The Power Of The Riff: Fourth Annual Installment Of Los Angeles Fest Confirmed

Saturday, June 15th, 2013
Power Of The Riff 2013 Los Angeles The 2013 installment of the The Power Of The Riff festival in Los Angeles is right around the corner, this being the fourth annual occurrence of the massive event. Curated and organized by Greg Anderson and Sam James Velde, The Power Of The Riff honors fans and musicians of all ages from within all walks and lifestyles under the umbrella of the heavy music underground. Tapping into a lineup that represents forefathers, milestones and current touring acts, while shedding light on up and coming bands and local acts, The Power Of The Riff festival is an all-day, all-ages event. The festival also includes an on-location record ...

The Power Of The Riff East To Overthrow NYC Next Weekend with Hoax, Pentagram, Agnostic Front, Negative Approach, SUNN O))) and more!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
The Power Of The Riff Fest East 2012The pending first installment of The Power Of The Riff East is set to overthrow Club Warsaw in Brooklyn in just ten days, on September 1st and 2nd. This week several new ticket and merch options for the fest have been announced as well as several band updates within the massive two-day lineup. As the kings of punk Poison Idea have canceled all tour dates due to medical issues, Massachusetts-based hardcore warriors Hoax have been added to that day?s list in their place. Additionally, today Metal Blade Records have announced that doom icons Pentagram will be performing their monumental ...

The Power Of The Riff West Lineup Expands with Sunn 0))), Despise You, and more

Monday, July 9th, 2012
The Power Of The Riff Fest West 2012 posterThe lineup for this year's installment of The Power Of The Riff West - confirmed to take place at Los Angeles' Echo/Echoplex on August 11th -- expands yet again, adding six additional bands to the already pulverizing roster. Sunn 0))), Nausea (Ca), Despise You, Hoax, Bio-Crisis and Xaphan have all been confirmed to join the party, making for an incredible lineup of twenty-two crushing sets for the day! This exclusive one-off show for SUNN 0))) will be their first West Coast performance in three years. The finalized lineup for the all-day The Power Of The Riff West ...