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by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist — Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster, the self-described “instrumental Progressive, Metal, Alternative Rock Band” from London, have completed work on their third self-released album entitled Wires/Dream\Wires. This latest release follows in the footsteps of [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Third time and charmed Canadian rockers Diemonds return with their third album Never Wanna Die via Napalm Records. Fronted by the sultry Priya Panda, this female-fronted band offers fans hard rockin’, skull-crushing tunes that maintain a metallic edge and [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist — Senior journalist Anabel DFlux chatted with Dominic St. Charles, of the band URN, about their brand new album Epiphany (their first studio album in nearly six years!), their tour adventures, and what fans can expect next! Hardrock Haven: Hi [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist — Phosphene may not be a familiar name (or word) to many, but this Chicago-based 4 piece is trying to make it a household term. The modern rockers have part of the Vans Warped Tour and SXSW, and according to Wikipedia their name means “…a phenomenon [...]
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by Chris Baird – Photographer — August 28, 2015 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. The Cringe performing at PNC Arena on Firday August 28, 2015 in Raleigh N.C. (Photo by: Chris Baird / Baird Photography). New York City rockers The Cringe have announced they will be supporting Mötley Crüe [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Fans of hard rock, gourmet man food, craft beer, whiskey and bourbon finally have their own Woodstock. The Louder Than Life music festival will be returning to Champions Park in Louisville, KY on October 3 & 4, 2015. The event is the brainchild [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist — Senior photojournalist Anabel DFlux caught up with musician Caleb Bingham to chat about his band Ascension, what happened between him and Five Finger Death Punch, and what fans can expect next! Anabel: Hi! How are you? Thank you for talking [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Old Habits Die Hard may just be the most unexpected release of 2015. Former Angel (yes, that Angel, whose last release was in 1979) frontman Frank DiMino returned after a very long absence this year with his very first solo album. And he’s in [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Originally released in 1993, Nothing Lasts Forever was the third album from Swiss Thrash Metal band Poltergeist. Now, you might have just read “Swiss” and “Thrash” and went directly to Coroner, but Poltergeist was actually closer (in both [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — Thirteen brand-new tracks straight out of Motörhead’s crucible of frenzy may not deviate from the familiar recipe, but they do hit the spot with the hallmark nonchalance of the most brazen band on earth. The media’s applause to their previous [...]
Led by guitarist Jack Frost, Seven Witches has been one of America’s best classic 80’s-inspired metal bands – specializing in American traditional power metal, reminiscent of bands such as Helstar, Manowar, and Metal Church. And on September 18th, the group will be issuing their [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist — King of Kings marks the triumphant return of Leaves’ Eyes to the pinnacle of the Symphonic Metal world. After adopting somewhat of a softer and more varied sound on their prior release Symphonies of the Night, King Of Kings cranks the power and [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Best known as the frontwoman for Heavy/Power Metal band Benedictum, Veronica “The V” Freeman is spreading her wings with the launch of her solo career. Now or Never is her debut solo offering, and she has assembled quite the array of supporting [...]
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