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by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock is gearing up for the release of Bridge The Gap on Jan. 7 via Inakustik Label. The album comes in three configurations, including a deluxe edition that features a bonus track by Don Dokken entitled “Faith.” Bridge [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — One of the most innovative and powerful drummers Carmine Appice has a Rock ‘N’ Roll resume that any musician would be proud of. Carmine has worked with some of the top alumni in the music business. His powerhouse drumming has defined him as [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist — Thrive is the debut solo album from Angelica Rylin, the lead vocalist of the Swedish rockers The Murder of My Sweet. Following a dream, Angelica has put together a strong melodic rock release that should have broad appeal, especially to fans of Heart, [...]
by Alex Smith-Barbieri – Senior Columnist — Tony Harnell is a member of a very exclusive club called “the best singers in rock.” Along with Steve Perry, Ann Wilson, and a few others, Harnell has proven time again on record and live that he is, indeed, one of the best singers in [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — December 9, 2013 at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA. — The Troubadour welcomed a very special, unique, exquisite show inside of its doors on December 9th, 2013. An intermittent mix of burlesque, Broadway musical, and edgy vocals, [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — The second band to be spotlighted by Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series (which focuses on overlooked and forgotten demos, both new and old), is UK-based Inner Sanctum. Given past reissues, Divebomb’s appreciation for the UK thrash [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Fragments of the Inner Shadow is the full-length debut album from German progressive/power metal band Javelin, but unlike a lot of bands making their debut these days, this band has been around since 1982. Despite releasing a pair of EPs [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — One of the most anticipated hard rock albums of 2013 was Heaven & Earth’s new release. Dig definitely met expectations of those who awaited for a full-length band’s release since 2001’s Windows to the World and marked an important change [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Adfectus Infernus is the fourth full-length release from Cincinnati-based metal band Silver Cypher. The band bills themselves as a “dark power metal” outfit, a term that brings to mind the likes of Evergrey and Bloodbound. The [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Three years after they stunned many a doom metal fan with their full-length debut The Golden Bough, Germany’s Atlantean Kodex is back with a much-anticipated follow-up. Their new album is titled The White Goddess, and expectations [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Teutonic thrash standard bearers Kreator recently laid waste to North America as part of the Legends of Thrash tour alongside Overkill and Warbringer. 2013 also saw the release of Kreator’s latest live CD/DVD entitled Dying Alive. The CD/DVD [...]
by Chris A. & Steve Patrick – Senior Photojournalist / Senior Columnist — On the heels of a European tour supporting Alter Bridge, Pennsylvanian rockers Halestorm are now in the middle of their own run of headlining dates here in the U.S. alongside Stars in Stereo and Redlight [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — In the early ‘70s and ‘80s, one band that emerged out of Beantown and sold over 31 million records was Boston. Boston was the brainstorm of MIT Graduate Tom Scholz. In 1976 “More Than A Feeling” blasted over Boston radio stations such as WAAF and [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — December 8, 2013 at LC Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio — Halestorm fronted by energetic vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, alongside her brother drummer Arejay, guitarist Joe Hottinger and bassist Josh Smith continue their North American tour. [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — Fifteen years after he last released original material, Jake E. Lee comes out of semi-retirement with a coup of an album. The tunes are brand new, and so is the band which enlists his old friend Ronnie Mancuso on the bass, and the singer and the [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Guitar virtuoso, Michael Abdow, currently on the road with Fates Warning, has just released his second instrumental solo album Life Symbolic on Shredguy Records. Hardrock Haven talks with Michael Abdow about his new album, his endorsement of Rick Hanes [...]
by Matt Karpe – Columnist — Russian sextet Hammerforce bring their power/progressive metal to the table with their second album Access Denied. Singing almost completely in their native language, it is an album that people from overseas may only be able to enjoy musically. “Your War (I [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — Self-iteration has always been the biggest sin of rock songwriting. Some bands allow the same tune recur once in a while – rehashed and released under a different title. Switch around a few chords, slightly change the melody, write different [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — November 30, 2013 at Vampd in Las Vegas, NV. — What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend than enjoying some Glam Rock with Faster Pussycat at Vampd? Faster Pussycat brought their sleaze Glam Rock in true metal style kicking off the 90-minute [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Just when you think there can’t possibly be any more songs about heavy metal, Swedish traditional metal warriors Rocka Rollas return with a new offering to prove you wrong. Their latest effort, titled Metal Strikes Back, is their [...]
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