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by John Kindred Staff Writer – We have been down this road before; bands paying homage to the past, attempting to recreate and recapture the essence of an era long gone by. Spanish hard rock act 77 is another one of those groups that pull influences from the ’70s-era Bon Scott-led [...]
by Cameron Edney Guest Staff Writer – In February American Metallers The Dillinger Escape Plan will once again return to Australia to take part in the Soundwave Festival’s. No stranger to touring Australia and our summer Festivals, Dillinger Escape Plan will certainly be one of the bands on [...]
by Mark Allen Staff Writer – There is a lot to like, little to loathe, and a certain amount of ambivalence generated on this latest album from this Finnish band. The modern sleaze-rock fuse they ignite fails to yield the monstrous explosion hoped for, but it definitely throws off some solid [...]
by Justin Gaines Staff Writer – The Wreckage is the latest offering from up-and-coming modern rock band Candlelight Red. The band, which hails from central Pennsylvania, has enjoyed a measure of success lately. They’ve toured with bands like Egypt Central and Rev Theory, opened for KISS, [...]
Biography Alexandra Mrozowska Born in Poland in 1991 I was growing in the world of hip-hop, techno and digital downloads. How come I have found myself in love with rock ‘n roll in such inappropriate time and place? Heaven only knows, it seems! I have spent my earliest childhood years hanging [...]
by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – December 3rd, 2011, at De MuziekCentrum in Enschede, Netherlands This nights event is not just a normal rock event for Whitesnake’s Forevermore world tour, as the tour already came to the Netherlands some 5 months ago. This night was a sign of respect [...]
by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – October 21, 2011 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. Sunday and round three for the Firefest, rockers started out bright and early with Newman breaking ground. As Firefest veterans, they know how to get ready to rumble with their easy sing-along songs [...]
by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – October 21, 2011 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. Saturday, the early risers could catch Los Angeles Rockers Talon opening up the first full day Firefest. Talon is the brainchild of guitarist Kory Voxen (Voxen) and singer Shawn Pelata. Pelata was not able [...]
by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – October 21, 2011 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. The annual Firefest Festival is becoming quite a force to be reckoned with as it is one of the highlights for melodic rock fan these days. The event that has built up its own community, which has been helped [...]
Biography Elsie Roymans Elsie is a freelance concert photographer, secretary, animal & music lover. After being active as a model, she became a photographer herself. Since she was a teenager she was into rock and metal music, and went to several gigs. So she took the challenge to start concert [...]
Biography Marcel Groeneveld Marcel “Mars” Groeneveld was infected with the rock virus in the mid-’80s and hails from the Netherlands, home of the Van Halen Brothers, Golden Earring and Vandenberg. Groeneveld works as a claims and insurance manager for a trucking company to make a living, [...]
A Tribute to Jani Lane by Deb Rao Staff Writer Jani Lane former lead vocalist for the multi-platinum rock band Warrant passed away on August 11, 2011. Hardrock Haven would like to offer their condolences to Jani’s family and former band mates in Warrant. At this time, we would like to revisit [...]
by John Kindred Staff Writer August 9, 2011 at The Midland Theater in Kansas City, MO. Since the retooled Whitesnake returned to the stage for the bands 25th anniversary in 2002, Coverdale and company have released two studio albums; ’08′s Good To Be Bad and ’11′s Forevermore, a [...]
by Sara McCarthy Staff Writer July 30, 2011 at New York State Fairgrounds Infield in Syracuse, N.Y. Galaxy Communication’s station 100.9 Krock held its 16th annual Krockathon on July 30. The warm, sunny weather attracted about 20,000 fans to enjoy a day filled with the musical sounds of 13 [...]
Biography Nikiforos Skoumas I was born in 1988 in Athens, Greece, definitely not the metal capital of the world for that matter, but there was always a healthy supply of rock and metal in terms of CD stores and gigs. I resided in Greece up until the age of 17; at which point I moved to the United [...]
by Chris A. Staff Writer June 26, 2011 at Riverbend Amphitheater in Cincinnati, OH. It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since Poison became the poster children for 1980′s “hair metal”. Sure enough, the original band members are all still alive, kicking and performing with a [...]
by Sara Mccarthy Staff Writer May 28, 2011 at Chevrolet Court in the New York State Fairgrounds Chevy Court in Syracuse, N.Y. Every Memorial Day weekend in Syracuse, N.Y., Galaxy Communication’s 100.9 Krock sponsors an all-day music event, the Dysfunctional Family BBQ, which has become the [...]
by Chris A. Staff Writer Energy, Great Vocals and Stage Vibe Make These Bands Worth Shelling Out the Bucks To See Live Now with its fifth year behind it, “Rock On The Range” has become a real-deal rock and roll concert institution. Held each year in Columbus, Ohio, at Crew Stadium, fans, bands [...]
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