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Vox Tempus In the Eye of Time

February 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

by Justin Gaines Staff Writer Originally released in 2004, In the Eye of Time was the debut offering from U.S. melodic progressive rockers Vox Tempus. The band, now signed to Angelmilk Records, was formed after the dissolution of the band Equinox. Guitarist Ray Mantor, bassist Jim Turba and [...]

Vision Divine 9 Degrees West of the Moon

February 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

by Justin Gaines Staff Writer Frontiers seems to be making a major push lately, beyond the AOR and melodic rock it is so well known for, into power metal territory with releases by Saint Deamon, Primal Fear and now Vision Divine. The band, long a fixture in the somewhat incestuous Italian power [...]

Children of Bodom Live!

February 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

February 19, 2009 at the Kentish Town Forum in London, U.K. by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer On February 19 London’s Kentish Town Forum became a bustling epicentre of 21st century metal showcasing the best of Scandinavian and American talent. Finnish bands Diablo, Children of Bodom, and [...]

Deceiver Thrashing Heavy Metal

February 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

by Matthew Hoffman Staff Writer Formed in 2004, Swedish thrash metal stallions Deceiver is back again with a new release on Pulverized Records.  What you get on Thrashing Heavy Metal is unabashed solid and basic thrash metal.   The music is heavy on riffing and aggressive percussion.  This [...]

Cherry Lips Cherry Lips

February 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

by Derric Miller Staff Writer So, if some mad scientist thought to himself, “What would I get if I mixed the raucous rock ‘n’ roll vibe of AC/DC with the pop tendencies and sultriness of a band like The Go-Gos,” and went through with the experiment … he’d get the new Italian band Cherry [...]

God Forbid Earthsblood

February 25, 2009 // 1 Comment

by Matthew Hoffman  Staff Writer The one time metal-core band God Forbid is now a dominant thrash/death metal merchant. Their blazing new high charged mix is entitled Earthsblood and is out now on Century Media. It is the bands fifth full length CD in their ten year existence, and is getting mad [...]

Richie Scarlet

February 25, 2009 // 1 Comment

by Deb Rao Staff Writer Richie Scarlet has a Rock and Roll resume that would make any guitarist proud. Richie AKA (The Emperor Of Rock and Roll) has toured the world with Sebastian Bach, Mountain, and Ace Frehley. Richie has a classic guitar style that combines blues, rock, metal, in a unique way. [...]

Rudy Sarzo of Quiet Riot

February 25, 2009 // 1 Comment

by Deb Rao Staff Writer The legacy of Quiet Riot will forever live on in metal history. Recently, VH1 debut “Cum On Feel The Noise” at #41 on the VH1 Top 100 Hard Rock Songs episode. Bassist Rudy Sarzo has checked in with Hardrock Haven regarding the legacy of Quiet Riot, his book Off [...]

Rex Brown of Down/Pantera

February 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

by Chris A. Staff Writer In recent years my musical tastes have zeroed in on two particular genres – melodic rock and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) scene, and where those genres cross most effectively is long running band Praying Mantis. I was shocked when I heard from founding [...]

Eric Ragno of China Blue

February 25, 2009 // 1 Comment

by Derric Miller Staff Writer Keyboardist Eric Ragno checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about the release of the new China Blue album, Twilight of Destiny; how he hooked up with Tony Mills and Josh Ramos for the new release; the re-release of Vox Tempus’ In the Eye of the Storm on [...]
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