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LIVE! | Firefest Festival Day 3

November 18, 2011 // 1 Comment

by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – October 21, 2011 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. Sunday and round three for the Firefest, rockers started out bright and early with Newman breaking ground. As Firefest veterans, they know how to get ready to rumble with their easy sing-along songs [...]

LIVE! | Firefest Festival Day 1

November 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – October 21, 2011 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. The annual Firefest Festival is becoming quite a force to be reckoned with as it is one of the highlights for melodic rock fan these days. The event that has built up its own community, which has been helped [...]

Jon Oliva’s Pain Festival

April 1, 2010 // 1 Comment

by Franco Wissa Staff Writer It was fellow Hardrock Haven staff writer, Jordan Rex, who, in his bio, talks about a “gut reaction” when hearing a particular track. He goes on to say, “… if the music itself doesn’t elicit an emotional response of some sort, what’s the point.” Truer [...]