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by Joe Mis – Columnist – Triumph defined hard rock for many fans in the 1970s and 1980s, and this Canadian trio holds a special place in the minds and hearts of many a rocker. This seminal band reunited after a twenty year break to play Live at Sweden Rock Festival on June 7th, 2008. [...]
On 5th November 2012 switerzland`s top hard rockers Silver Dirt will release their 3rd album called „Payback Time“. With their new album recorded and produced by the legendary Beau Hill (Alice Cooper, Ratt, Warrant etc.), Silver Dirt is back with a collection of hard rock songs and unbeatable [...]
by Mark Allen – Senior Columnist – If a male metal vocalist sang with as much attitude as Liv Jagrell unleashes on this album, we would be calling him a badass motherf***er. But since Jagrell is a woman, we’ll just have to call her a badass sister. Doesn’t have quite the same ring [...]
by Justin Gaines – News Editor – Long running British melodic rockers Magnum are back with a new studio album, their 16th overall, titled On the 13th Day. The band has been active since the mid ‘70s, has released a steady run of albums since reuniting a decade ago, and was one of the [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Photojournalist – October 22, 2012 at Ancienne Belgique in Brussels, Belgium Trivium are launch their headlining return to Europe. Set List: In Waves Like Light to the Flies Rain Into the Mouth of Hell We March Down From the Sky Entrance of the Conflagration Black [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist – October 26, 2012 The Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom – Six years between tours and sixteen years between albums is enough for a whole generation of fans to start forgetting that peculiar scent of bombast mixed with frailty Dead Can [...]
by Mark Allen – Senior Columnist – These guys have been called the godfathers of the Swedish Sleaze Metal Movement. Newer acts like Crazy Lixx and Hardcore Superstar may be resurrecting that sleazy ‘80s hard rock sound, but Nasty Idols were actually THERE during the ‘80s. They [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – In tribute to of one of the greatest singers in Metal, Ronnie James Dio, the Dio Disciples are taking the metal scene by storm on their current U.S. Tour. As The Very Beast Of Dio Vol 2 rises high in the Charts, world renowned drummer Simon Wright checks [...]
by Joe Mis – Columnist – Dark Rising is the debut release from Portugal’s EnChanTya. The band bills itself as Progressive Goth Metal, and that seems to be an apt term. Their music is definitely a blend of the two genres -plus a little death metal – and thanks to the powerhouse [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist – It is rare for an artist’s influences to be so obviously transparent but at the same time to be absorbed so organically into personal style to create an instantly recognizable identity. This is the case of Gretchen Menn – an up-and-coming new [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor – After The Dollyrots third studio album, A Little Messed Up, things seemingly got a little messed up. Drummer Chris Black left the band, and they decided to forgo releasing another album on Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records. Instead, the uber-grounded [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist – Walking Papers being referred to in the press as a “supergroup” says little about the past record of each member of this newly formed Seattle quartet. But a lot about today’s tawdry catch-phrase rock journalism where honorable titles (such [...]
by Caitlin Hardee – Guest Columnist – We were upstairs in the Berliner club Cassiopeia, and it was the last stop of a lengthy European tour for Stinking Lizaveta. The band lounged on torn beige vinyl sofas. Dim red light suffused the room and gleamed off disco balls suspended from [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Few bands can say they have sustained 30 years in the music business. But Texas band Helstar stands loud and proud with the release of 30 Years Of Hel on AFM Records. Singer James Rivera checks in with Hardrock Haven to discuss the release of 30 Years Of [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Often referred to as the Metal Queen, Doro Pesch has reached her legendary status through a combination of innate musical talent and an insatiable work-ethic. The German vocal powerhouse rose to fame in 1984 as the frontwoman of Warlock, but has had [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist – Candice Night’s style – which is a total unity of her artistic devices and her ultimate purpose – connects the diversity of genres on her debut solo release into a self-aware, confident, undivided whole. Unlike the songs of Blackmore’s [...]
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