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by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — The departures of band members often end up shaking the foundations of the group, but can also result in some fruitful additions to the line-up further on. One of the bands apparently strengthened with the significant personal changes within the [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — A long, long time ago… that’s how a fairy tale about the Swedish band which never joined the first league of fame dominated by their peers Mötley Crüe and Bon Jovi, but which certainly had their share of success back in the ‘80s, should [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — With their 2009 debut Time Elevation and 2011 Idolizer, Grand Design made quite a buzz among melodic rock fans, having crafted what is perhaps the best Def Leppard albums that Joe Eliott and his gang never really recorded. And although this year saw [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist — Photographer Anabel DFlux spent the day at a beautiful photo studio in California with the lovely Grog of Die So Fluid. Afterwards, the two sat down to talk about Grog’s move to Los Angeles from England, the upcoming US release of The [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — Five years after their splendid debut hit the stores, outshining perhaps all albums their heroes Def Leppard made since 1992 Adrenalize, the Swedish act Grand Design returns with what is their third album to date – Thrill Of The Night. It was a [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — July 31, 2014 at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater in Bonner Springs, Kan. — Settling in for a long day of music festivities, the Vans Warped Tour made a stop in Bonner Springs, Kan. Vans Warped Tour is celebrating 20 years as the U.S. longest-running [...]
by Chris Baird – Photographer — July 24th, 2014 at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC. — Zach Wylde’s Black Label Society is currently on the road in support of their latest LP Catacombs of the Black Vatican. Tour dates kicked off in Cincinnati, Ohio at the famed Bogart’s [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — The last time Hardrock Haven interviewed Jeff LaBar, he had no plans of a solo album. Now three years have flashed by and what do you know – LaBar’s first ever solo release titled One For The Road is about to hit the stores. In our previously [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — X-Drive is another star-studded, rock-oriented project worth taking a look at. Founded by Oregon-based guitarist and songwriter Jeremy Brunner, it’s comprised of Midline/Cure For The Fall drummer Fred Fischer and bassist James Lomenzo, well-known [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — July 26th, 2014 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. — It is not very often that you get to see two legendary drummers perform on the same stage. On July 26 Vamp’d presented an evening of Drum Wars featuring two legendary brothers and drummers Vinny and [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — The wait is over. The Rock and Roll Pride of Maryland, Kix, is gearing up for release of Rock Your Face Off via Loud And Proud Records on Aug. 5. It has been two decades since the band has released new music. Kix take their high-energy bluesy metal rock [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — July 22nd, 2014 at Country Club Saloon in Las Vegas, NV. — One of the busiest bands in music, Saving Abel, played a special show in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Country Saloon on Tuesday July 22. Hardrock Haven was the first to introduce to the [...]
After reminiscing about the top Hard Rock and Metal albums from the ’80s, the Hardrock Haven staff decided we shouldn’t stop there. We now turn our attention to the ’90s. Again, taking aim at the top Hard Rock and Metal albums of that decade. With the deafening roar of Grunge’s [...]
by Matt Karpe – Senior Columnist — Clint Boge rose to fame as the vocalist for The Butterfly Effect, an Australian progressive hard rock outfit that quickly became one of the biggest bands down under at the start of the new millennium. After three albums he departed TBE and became the [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — Miss Behaviour is certainly a band every AOR/melodic hard rock fan should have kept on their radar since quite a few years. A reminder of this fact is the Swedish act’s newest release Double Agent which Hardrock Haven caught up with the guitarist [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — Gone are the days when hard rock was exclusively a boys’ thing, women’s role within the genre limited only to rolling around on the hood of a Jaguar – at least, it seems so! Although the ‘80s saw the rise (and fall) of a few notable [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — It’s always good to see a band that has lost their way return to making great albums. After a pair of disappointing releases (2008’s Two Tragedy Poets and 2010’s Red Silent Tides), Italian power/folk metal band Elvenking turned [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — German hard rock group 21 Octayne makes their debut this year with Into the Open. While probably not quite a “supergroup,” the band is made up of some veterans of the hard rock and metal scenes, including vocalist Hagen Grohe (The [...]
by Kathy Kindred – Editor in Chief — July 26th, 2014 at Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge in North Kansas City, MO. — The VooDoo Lounge, Harrah’s Casino, Kansas City, Mo. (July 26, 2014) — Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators brought their World on Fire tour to Kansas [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Guitarist Michael Abdow continues to amaze fans with his virtuoso talent. After releasing his latest solo album Life Symbolic in 2013, his name resurfaced with the re-release of the album 3 by the progressive metal outfit Frozen. 3 originally was released [...]
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