Hot off the Press

May 2012

by Robert Thompson Guest Writer – April 26, 2012 at at The Intrepid Fox in London, U.K. It was another rainy day in London and yet again I was soaked through by the torrential downfall which has been April and with no work tonight I was finally free again on a Thursday evening wondering what [...]
by Sara McCarthy Staff Writer – April 22, 2012 at Scranton Cultural Center in Scranton, PA The Avalanche tour made a stop in Scranton Sunday night, nearing the end of a month-long trek across the country. Shinedown, supporting their latest CD Amaryllis, which was released on March 27, [...]
by Justin Gaines Staff Writer – Formed in the early 1990s from the ashes of North Carolina-based progressive/thrash/doom metal innovators Confessor, Fly Machine was similar to Confessor in a lot of respects. Both bands embraced technicality and had an unusual approach to their music, pushing [...]
by Justin Gaines Staff Writer – Confessor. Just saying the name in the company of knowledgeable metal fans is enough to cause heads to turn and previous conversations to cease. The North Carolina-based band is one of those rare bands (Manilla Road is another) who are both legendary and [...]
by Ron Higgins Staff Writer – Rock N Roll Ride is the semi-biographical 2nd solo album by Night Ranger and Damn Yankees front-man, Jack Blades. Jack has been on quite an impressive ride for 30 years, beginning with Night Ranger’s classic 1982 debut Dawn Patrol, and if this release is any [...]
by Mark Allen Staff Writer – Juliet’s Vice might hail from Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, but the only kind of love they seem to believe in is the kind that lurks in sin-shadowed back alleys and filth-strewn gutters. Nothing wrong with that; when you’re a sleaze metal band, [...]
by Deb Rao Staff Writer – Fast rising metallists Legacy Of Disorder is currently taking the U.S. by storm. The band has just wrapped up a very successful tour with Gwar and is currently on the road with Fear Factory. Legacy Of Disorder is comprised of members that hail from New Zealand with [...]
by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer – Spectacular improvisation as spirited and as eloquent as Satriani’s studio material – if nothing else – makes this live release worth checking out. And not only by the guitar heads for whom this double CD is mandatory. This is also an album for those who [...]
by Alex Barbieri Staff Writer – Get On the Hess Xpress: An Interview with Igz Kincaid and Lariyah Daniels of HËSSLER Not long ago, a friend of Hardrock Haven let us know, “You have to check out this band HËSSLER from Chicago! They kick ass! And the singer is super hot!” Not ones to [...]
by Mark Allen Staff Writer – So great is the voice of Christian rock legend John Schlitt that he could sing a manual on how to recycle used toilet paper and make it sound good. When GospelMusicChannel.com named him the best rock singer in gospel music history, they exhibited the sagacity of [...]
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