The Power Of The Riff Festival Invades Los Angeles This Weekend, Pre-Party Tonight


Los Angeles is the site of The Power Of The Riff Festival this weekend, including a sold-out pre-party tonight celebrating all things uber heavy and underground.

A special playlist on Spotify has been posted for the fest here:

The sold-out pre-party is tonight, Friday, December 16th, with Venice crossover icons Excel who recently released a reissue of their classic album The Joke’s On You. Also added are Despise You and Deth Crux.

A two-part audio interview with Greg Anderson (Sunn O))), Goatsnake) is now playing; Part 1 and Part 2 . The final remaining tickets are available here.

Saturday, December 17th will feature a headlining set by Wolves In The Throne Room , Incantation,  Peliican, the debut of hardcore supergroup Bloodclot – comprised of John Joseph (Cro-Mags), Todd Youth (Warzone, Murphy’s Law), Joey C. (Queens Of The Stone Age, B’last), And Nick Oliveri (Queens Of The Stone Age, Dwarves), Gag, Necrot, and Crypt Rot.

Wolves In The Throne Room, by Emma Parsons Photography

Sunday, December 18th features headliner Neurosis, back from hiatus Nails, Kowloon Walled City, Gatecreeper, Obliterations, and Lies.

The Power Of The Riff 2016:

Friday, December 16th – Pre-Party @ Complex [SOLD Out]


Despise You

Deth Crux

Saturday, December 17th @ Regent Theater – Doors @ 4:30 [tickets]

Wolves In The Throne Room 11:00-12:00

Incantation 9:30-10:30

Pelican 8:30-9:15

Bloodclot 7:45-8:15

Gag 7:00-7:30

Necrot 6:15- 6:45

Crypt Rot 5:30- 6:00

Sunday, December18th @ Regent Theater- Doors @ 4:30 [tickets]

Neurosis 10:30-12:00

Nails 8:45-9:30

Kowloon Walled City 7:45- 8:30

Gatecreeper 7:00- 7:30

Obliterations 6:15-6:45

Lies 5:30- 6:00

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