• "Inside The Circle Pit" Chats with Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage

    Erik from Riff2 Detroit's "Inside The Circle Pit" recently talked with Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach about rejoining KSE, Knotfest, playing festivals, JesseLeach.com, blogging and tons more including what is in store for KSE in 2015. Tune in and listen to the chat below. Read More
  • Music Review: Megafauna - Maximalist

    Sometimes you come across a band or an album that feels like the best kept secret of a particular genre or city. Megafauna's newest release, Maximalist, is such a record. Read More
  • CANNIBAL CORPSE Joins Riff2 Detroit Inside The Circle Pit

    "Inside The Circle Pit" host Erik Aratari recently sat down with drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz of Cannibal Corpse who are about to release their 13th studio album (A Skeletal Domain) in September and their first ever autobiography. You can listen to their chat below and view pictures from the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival stop in Detroit by clicking HERE. "A Skeletal Domain" will be available via Metal Blade Records September 16, 2014. Read More
  • Lollapalooza Radio Special 2014

    Lollapalooza is back and ready to rock in Grant Park, Chicago August 1st-3rd! Listen to Riff2's Lollapalooza radio show hosted by Lynn Koon on Wednesday July 30th at 8pm for all the need-to-know info that will ensure you have a stellar time at Lollapalooza 2014! You can log on now to lollapalooza.com to get a festival map, check out My Lolla, Uber car service & more! Don't forget to check back here during Lolla weekend for interviews, photos & more! Read More
  • Common Ground Music Festival 2014 Photos & More!

    Day one of Lansing's Common Ground Music Festival brought out the 90's alternative crowd, and for many it felt like high school. Brand New closed out the main stage while Braid celebrated the release of their first new full length album in 16 years at Common Ground. It's entitled No Coast and you can buy it now! Check out our interview with Braid vocalists Bob & Chris. Read More
  • Victory Records Goes Inside The Circle Pit with Riff2 Detroit

    This summers Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is about to hit DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI on Thursday July 17th. Erik from Riff2 Detroit's "Inside The Circle Pit" recently caught up with every band you can see on the Victory Records Stage at this years Mayhem Fest. Be sure to check out all the interviews with Emmure, Ill Nino, Wretched, Islander and Erimha below. You can also hear the Mayhem Fest Special on Riff2 Detroit one more time Thursday morning at 10am on you HD radio (101.1HD2), Riff2.com or the WRIF phone app. Read More
  • Braid Releases First New Album in 16 Years

    Braid, the emo/post hardcore band that started in 1993 are back with their first full length album in 16 years. No Coast was released on July 8th, and the guys spent release day in Lansing, MI at the annual Common Ground Music Festival. At previous shows before release day they hadn't been playing too many songs off the new album, but that all changed on Tuesday. They took the Sparrow Stage with tons of energy and excitement and played a nice mix of new songs with their classics. Riff2 caught up with vocalists Bob & Chris to talk about the new album, how it came together, what they're excited for on this tour and more! Check it out below! Read More
  • Circa Survive To Release New Album This Fall

    Circa Survive performed last night at day one of Lansing's Common Ground Music Festival. Before their set they sat down with Riff2 to discuss what's been going on with their new material. They released a track with Sunny Day Real Estate for Record Store Day and have been performing a new song at recent shows. The band plans to release a new full length album this fall. Listen to our interview below to hear more info. They'll also be performing at Chicago's Riot Fest and Carnival 2014 in September. Click here to register for tickets! Read More
  • Electric Forest Amazes Yet Again

    Is it really possible that Electric Forest has already come and gone, and we're more than half way through 2014? We can't believe it either. A lot of stuff has already happened this year, and the fine folks over at Madison House Productions outdid themselves yet again on the Electric Forest Festival. Set in Michigan's beautiful Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Electric Forest hosted headliners like Zedd, Steve Angello, Umphrey's McGee, Zeds Dead and of course three exhilarating sets from The String Cheese Incident. There were activities on stage at 11:30a starting with daily yoga and went until all hours of the night wrapping up as late as 3:15a. Read More
  • Riff2's "Inside The Circle Pit" Gears Up For Mayhem

    The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is officially underway. The annual metal festival kicked off in San Bernardino, CA Saturday July 5th and runs through August 10th in The Woodlands, Tx. It will make its stop in Michigan at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI on July 17th. In celebration of this summers touring festival Erik from Riff2 Detroit's "Inside The Circle Pit" put together a radio special where you can preview all of the bands that will be on this summers tour along with some interviews. Below you can listen to the full interviews that Erik conducted with some of the bands which include Islander, Ill Nino, Erimha, Wretched, Mushroomhead and Miss May I. The scheduled dates and times you can tune in for the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Special on Riff2 Detroit are also listed below. You can listen on your HD radio, Riff2.com or the WRIF phone app. Read More
  • Riff2's 3rd Annual Electric Forest Radio Special

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