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Biography — Chris A. Chris A is a writer, photographer, guitar player, businessman and retired USAF Security Police Master Sergeant. Chris served 20 years in the USAF on assignments that took him from the corn fields of Indiana to the halls of the Pentagon. A rock ‘n’ roll and [...]
Biography — Jonna Ambur Jonna “Jaye” Ambur comes from Connecticut and was raised in a home that was always surrounded by music and creativity. Her mother, a music major; father, a photographer. Her genes were predisposed to Live Concert Photography. Since she was 15 years old her genre of [...]
Biography — Marissa Ann Marissa, a New York City-based music photographer, became attached to the camera in January 2013 when a friend’s Rock/Fusion band needed emergency photos for its set at a big venue. Marissa is an avid concert-goer and a local Metal/Hard Rock scene supporter. Her [...]
Biography — Chris Baird Chris is a long time heavy metal enthusiast. Going to school in the 70’s and 80’s he had an opportunity to enjoy all the early days of British Metal and lived the Hair Metal experience. He is still very engaged in music by blending two great passions, [...]
Biography — Alex Barbieri Ever since Alex’s older sister played him an Ozzy Osbourne tape for the first time at age 12, he has been hooked on hard rock and heavy metal. Alex has been the singer/frontman of numerous bands. He is the founding member of Streets, and his lead vocals are [...]
Biography — Maria Brettle I’ve been truly blessed and fortunate enough to get involved in the media and music industry at a very young age. So, how did I “roll” into the magic world of rock? It all started with rock’s mighty forces: Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and Joan Jett, who [...]
Biography — Zane Cash Zane Cash was born and raised in the “Hanging City,” also known as Fort Smith, Ark., on Jan. 24, 1985. He has pursued his love for photography, music and radio DJing for the last 10 years. It all started when Cash, at age 16, took the 7 to midnight DJ spot on [...]
Biography — Anabel Dflux I’m Anabel Dflux, a self-taught photographer in California. Photography is my passion, a dream I turned into a reality. In 2009 I started my own photographic service on a whim and a wish, and I now own Deliquesce-Flux Photography. I’ve been a fan of rock and [...]
Biography — Justin Gaines So what is a clean-cut corporate type doing writing about hard rock and heavy metal anyway? I’ve never been in a band, and never even had long hair. Still, the one constant in my life since I first heard Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” at the tender age of [...]
Biography — Ron & Don Higgins Ron & Don are passionate music lovers who got hooked on hard rock over 30 years ago when they purchased their first album (the best live album of all time in their not so humble opinion), the incredible Alive II by the legendary rockers KISS. They still [...]
Biography Cynthia Jo Born and raised in the music capital of the world, Los Angeles, California, Cynthia Jo has always had a vision and passion for music, especially rock and roll. At the young age of twelve, she began promoting local bands and became intrigued and very passionate in describing [...]
Biography — Matt Karpe I live in the UK only 30 minutes from Cambridge and its world famous university. I work as a security officer by day and a music writer by night. I was introduced to the amazing world of rock ‘n’ roll as the nu-metal explosion began, with Limp Bizkit, Korn and Papa [...]
Biography John Kindred First thing first, thanks for taking the time and stopping by and checking out the site. Hopefully we are providing you, the reader, with a balanced perspective on the “genre” of rock, which for us includes classic rock, hard rock, metal of the progressive, power [...]
Biography Kathy Kindred If you don’t know already, I’m John’s wife, and I co-own Hardrock Haven. I also serve as the Editor in Chief and the PR Manager for HRH. On occasion, I also write CD/DVD/Concert reviews and shoot concert photos. I absolutely love music. I believe music soothes and [...]
Biography — Kent McIntire I am photographer based the Metro Detroit area. At the age of 18 I became a mobile DJ where my passion for music became apparent. While in college and many years after, I was an on-air personality at the FM rock station in Sioux Falls, SD playing new and classic rock [...]
Biography Derric Miller Hey ya’ll! I hail from South Dakota, born and raised, and I’m still there. I’m a guy who has published horror and nonfiction in the mainstream markets, and co-authored two history books. But what got me into metal? That’d be Dokken’s Tooth and [...]
Biography Joe Mis A big “Yo!” to all from Brooklyn, N.Y.! I was Brooklyn born and raised – and still live in one of the most interesting and vibrant places in New York City. In my real life, I am the all around “computer guy” for a small higher education institution [...]
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 [...]
Biography — Alissa Ordabai Alissa Ordabai is a freelance music journalist living in working in London, UK. She prepared for her career by studying art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art, and later doing a post-graduate course in music and sound technology at the Liverpool Institute for [...]
Biography Steve Patrick Steve Patrick lives and breathes music. His parents got him started with their Alice Cooper and Uriah Heep records, but Steve’s interest in rock music truly took off after seeing his first concert: AC/DC. He has a BA in Anthropology, but also considers himself to be [...]
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