Hot off the Press

Articles by Publisher

by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — What would have happened if ‘70s era-KISS jammed with AC/DC at Motörhead’s headquarters? And what if to add a modern-day production and sound mastering to this explosive mixture? If you ever wondered about it, or tried to imagine yourself such a [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist — Darkyra Black is a Gothic-symphonic metal singer & songwriter hailing from Down Under. Despite being an Aussie, her music is heavenly influenced by all things Asian – and she’s just released her debut album entitled Dragon Tears. Darkyra is [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas – Columnist — The band Positive Touch seems to come out of nowhere and released an album that rivals the best of Work of Art, White Widdow and Houston. Keyboardist and songwriter Jens Rüttgeroth talks with Hardrock Haven and introduces the world to Positive Touch [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — April 5th, 2014 at House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA. — Metal band Goatwhore made the crowd go nuts with an insatiable energy and desire to rock! From an awesome stage get up to some serious hair flipping action, this band really [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — April 5th, 2014 at House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA. — Black Crown Initiate is a metal band from Reading, Pennsylvania, who definitely held their own on the Metal Alliance Tour, opening for the likes of Behemoth, Goatwhore, and 1349. [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — April 4th, 2014 at the Hosue of Blues in Las Vegas, NV. — Back by popular demand, Queensryche featuring Geoff Tate returned to Las Vegas to perform at the House Of Blues on April 4. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Operation Mindcrime, [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — The “older” generation of hard rock fans do it out of nostalgia, the “younger” out of longing for what they’ve never had a chance to experience themselves. And yet, you can hear almost everyone complaining there’s no time machine to be [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — Hellion is back with a new line-up and album. Singer Ann Boleyn has a great rock and roll resume. She was one of the first women to appear on MTV and VH-1 back in the day. Also, Hellion was one of the first metal bands to perform in Russia at Monsters of [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — The U.K. seems to have harnessed the power of resurrection as traditional heavy metal has become a dominant force and created the rejuvenated acronym NWOTHM which follows in the footsteps of ‘80s NWOBHM bands. It should come as no surprise that the latest [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — Back with their newest album Back For More, the Swedish Baltimoore are not to look back over their shoulder anymore. In spite of their Scandi AOR origin, now the group sounds as contemporary and heavy as never before! And yet, the band’s frontman, [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — Sevendust is kicking off their acoustic tour “An Evening With Sevendust” on April 1 in Athens, Georgia. The band will make a special stop in Las Vegas at Vinyl on April 12. Sevendust will also release acoustic album Time Travelers & Bonfires on [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — April 1st, 2014 at The Roxy Theater in Hollywood, CA. — One of the best recognized names in symphonic metal, Italian superstars Lacuna Coil played a very intimate show at the Roxy Theater in Hollywood to celebrate the release of their [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Here’s another debut release on the Kivel Records roster that slipped by us last year. Forever is the first album by Maxx Explosion, a U.S.-based melodic hard rock band consisting of Chris McCarvill (vocals, bass, keyboards), Jimi Bell [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue …” How accurate this couplet is in reference to the “best of” or catalog albums, being released in dozens each year with some previously unreleased tracks or the other [...]
by Marija Brettle – Columnist — With their debut album, Don’t Come Easy, the American melodic rockers Tyketto took everybody by surprise in 1991. After that two more albums followed, but with the onset of Grunge the band faded out quietly. However in 2004, Tyketto reformed for a [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — Almost forty years after having been formed in Solothurn, Switzerland, Krokus’ career came full circle as the Swiss rock heroes returned to their hometown in August 2013 to play a memorable gig at the House Of Rust. This last sold-out show was what [...]
by Chris Baird – Photographer — March 24th, 2014 at Diamond Club in New Bern, N.C. Saliva is out on the road promoting their new release due out on 4-29-14 titled Rise Up. Enjoy the photo gallery of images captured by Chris Baird. LIVE! | Saliva Concert Photo Gallery [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — If you ever wished the mellow power ballad “Ballerina” off Baltimoore’s debut album had been your prom song (or if you’re completely stuck in the ‘80s to the point of rocking out to AOR gem “Blue Moon”), forget it. Gone are the days of [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Senior Photojournalist — March 25th, 2014 at Trix Antwerpen in Antwerpen, Belgium FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: IVAN MOODY (vocals), ZOLTAN BATHORY (guitar), JEREMY SPENCER (drums), JASON HOOK (guitar) and CHRIS KAEL (bass), have returned to Europe. Following up their [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — Anabel DFlux sat down and get to know the masterminds behind rock band Farewell, My Love, before their show at the Whisky a Go Go this past Saturday (03-22-14). With discussions ranging between their musical philosophies to puppies, we’ve [...]
1 64 65 66 67 68 132