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by Joe Mis - Senior Columnist – Dutch symphonic metal masters Delain are getting ready to release their fourth studio release entitled The Human Contradiction. The female fronted act dropped their last full studio album (We Are The Others) back in 2012, and their fans will more than likely [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – My Revolution is no revolution for Johnny Lima music-wise – this is a fact that needs to be stated in the first place, in spite of the album’s title. The fifth album by the Made In California rocker brings an expected solid dose of ‘80s-infused [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Senior Photojournalist – March 14th, 2014 at Poppodium 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands Transatlantic are currently on tour in Europe. Christophe Pauly caught the band live at Poppodium 013 in Tilburg, and was on hand for the bands longest show of the tour, at 3 hours 25 [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – North Carolina-based melodic rockers No Love Lost made their debut last year on the Kivel Records label with this self-titled offering. The band features vocalist Scott Board, who fans of the NC scene might recall from bands like Dimage and [...]
by Joe Mis - Senior Columnist – Things get better with age, and Mark Schuster’s latest instrumental release Unstable Melodics is proof. The Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist has followed up on his 2010 release Losing Faith with a fiery and passionate instrumental release that cements [...]
by Mark Allen - Senior Columnist – Fans of radio-friendly modern hard rock should be—wait for it—salivating to get their ears on this album. The addition of new vocalist Bobby Amaru (replacing original singer Josey Scott) seems to have injected new energy into the band after their last [...]
by Ron Higgins - Columnist – Although they have only released two studio albums, melodic rock supergroup W.E.T. have released an impressive live album that needs to be in the collection of every rocker who likes big hooks, big melodies and big choruses. For the uninitiated, W.E.T. is the [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Every blue moon a band comes around and captures the attention of the music industry. KXM features guitar virtuoso George Lynch. Ray Luzier from Korn on drums and Dug Pinnick from Kings X on vocals is that band. Raw, fragile, and captivating is what describes [...]
by Chris A. - Senior Photojournalist – March 18th, 2014 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, KY. For the musicians on the 2014 Experience Hendrix Tour, participating is easy. It’s a reunion of old friends who play guitar and share a love for the music and influence of Jimi Hendrix. [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – March 17th, 2014 at Las Vegas Country Saloon in Las Vegas, NV. – St. Patrick’s Day weekend kicked into high gear, as one of the first metal thrash bands to start it all invaded Vegas. Metal Church set the stage on fire at the Las Vegas Country Saloon. [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – Thirty six years after their debut record Kingdom of Madness hit the shelves and having released eighteen albums in total, Magnum – one of the finest melodic rock acts in the entire genre – returns with their latest effort Escape From The Shadow [...]
by Jenn Carbaugh - Columnist – Linda and The Punch are a young English band that are planting a firm foot in the modern rock industry. Linda’s voice is a prominent forefront for their album, Obsession. Her voice is an odd mix of sweetheart meets Pat Benatar sass. The contributions from this [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – The Polish band Turbo has deservedly achieved its cult status among rock and metal fans of their homeland. Founded in 1980, it laid the ground for Polish heavy metal with their first Maiden-esque album Dorosle Dzieci, released in 1982. Later on, they went [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – Not Just Tits in a Corset: Celebrating Women In Metal is a newly released photo-journalistic book by Jill Hughes Kirtland. It features in-depth interviews with the likes of Lita Ford, Doro Pesch, Betsy Bitch, Roxy Petrucci, Angela Gossow, Sharon den Adel, [...]
by Derric Miller - Managing Editor – Firehouse guitarist Bill Leverty checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about the band’s upcoming tour dates, including the Monsters of Rock Cruise; playing live in the “YouTube” generation; his solo albums and side project Flood the Engine; why he [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – Long running Danish melodic metal band Pretty Maids has been on a hot streak lately. Since 2010 they’ve released two amazing new studio albums (2010’s Pandemonium and 2013’s Motherland), a killer live CD/DVD set (2012’s It Comes Alive) [...]
by Alex Smith Barbieri - Senior Columnist – At Home and on the Road Royal Bliss of Salt Lake City, UT is a band you should know about and check out. To help you get to know them better, Hardrock Haven caught up with guitarist Taylor Richards at home while taking a brief break from the road. [...]
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