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by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – August 15th, 2014 at Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, LV. – The Rock Of Vegas Concert Series is well underway at Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas with perhaps one of the most iconic bands to hit the summer stage with rock royalty Deep Purple [...]
by John Kindred - Publisher – August 14th, 2014 at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, MO. – Kansas is out on the road on its 40th anniversary tour, supporting Boston. Returning to Kansas City on a sad note for area fans, founding vocalist and keyboardist, Steve Walsh, performed his [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – August 5th, 2014 at Vamp’d Las Vegas, NV. – The London Quireboys are celebrating their 30th anniversary and made a special stop in Las Vegas at Vamp’d on Aug. 5. The band hails from Newcastle. It has been many years since I have last seen the [...]
by Kent McIntire - Photojournalist – August 9th, 2014 at Birch Run Expo Center in Birch Run, MI. – This was my first trip to Dirt Fest in the quaint Michigan town of Birch Run, mostly known for the outlet mall and the exit one takes to go to the “World’s Largest Christmas Store.” [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Senior Photojournalist – July 7th, 2014 at Trix in Antwerp, Belgium – Machine Head is currently out on the road on the band’s “Killers And Kings” Tour. The 15 date “Killers & Kings Tour” serve as an album primer for more dates [...]
by Zane Cash - Photojournalist – August 7th, 2014 at the Downtown OKC Airpark in Oklahoma City, OK. – The hottest (literally) metal festival of the year was in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Aug. 7, 2014 and Hardrock Haven was there to cover the madness! The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – August 2st, 2014 at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, NV. – Aerosmith with Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators From the East Coast to the West Coast Aerosmith made a special stop to the MGM Grand Arena for the Let Rock Rule Tour on Aug. 2. I [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – August 1st, 2014 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. – Rock and Roll gypsies LA Guns invaded Vamp’d on Aug. 1. LA Guns featuring Phil Lewis is one of the hardest working bands in the industry today. It has been 27 years since the band debut on Sunset [...]
by Joe Dolan - Guest Columnist – August 2, 2014 at at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, CA. – On a muggy Aug. 2, 2014, packed venue saw and listened to Bay Area rockers Tesla perform their 90-minute show of their headline 2014 Simplicity tour. The show started at 9 p.m. with no opening [...]
by John Kindred - Publisher – July 31, 2014 at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater in Bonner Springs, Kan. – Settling in for a long day of music festivities, the Vans Warped Tour made a stop in Bonner Springs, Kan. Vans Warped Tour is celebrating 20 years as the U.S. longest-running touring [...]
by Chris Baird - Photographer – July 24th, 2014 at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC. – Zach Wylde’s Black Label Society is currently on the road in support of their latest LP Catacombs of the Black Vatican. Tour dates kicked off in Cincinnati, Ohio at the famed Bogart’s venue [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – July 26th, 2014 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. – It is not very often that you get to see two legendary drummers perform on the same stage. On July 26 Vamp’d presented an evening of Drum Wars featuring two legendary brothers and drummers Vinny and [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – July 22nd, 2014 at Country Club Saloon in Las Vegas, NV. – One of the busiest bands in music, Saving Abel, played a special show in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Country Saloon on Tuesday July 22. Hardrock Haven was the first to introduce to the readers new [...]
by Kathy Kindred - Editor in Chief – July 26th, 2014 at Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge in North Kansas City, MO. – The VooDoo Lounge, Harrah’s Casino, Kansas City, Mo. (July 26, 2014) — Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators brought their World on Fire tour to Kansas City, a [...]
by Anabel Dflux - Senior Photojournalist – July 22nd, 2014 at the Whisky a Go Go in West Hollywood, CA. – Metal lords Society 1 played an incredible set at the Whisky a Go Go on Tuesday! Celebrating the vocalist’s 20 year anniversary at the Whisky, Society 1 put on a one-of-a-kind, [...]
by Jonna Ambur - Senior Photojournalist – July 14th, 2014 at The Outer Space in Hamden, CT. – Punk metal band from NOLA, EYEHATEGOD greeted several hundred fans at The Outer Space this week. Bringing their sludgy sound to CT in a small club was a treat for those that follow the band but [...]
by Craig Newman - Columnist – July 12th, 2014 at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, CA. – The Motor City Madman performed to a pack of the same age range audience at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, Calif. on July 12, 2014 to perform some songs from his new album Shut Up & Jam! He [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – July 12th, 2014 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. – Faster Pussycat turned Las Vegas club Vamp’d into the Sunset Strip Glam-Rock haven for one night on July 12. The evening would not have been complete without the dancing girls on top of the VIP section [...]
by Chris A. - Senior Photojournalist – July 15th, 2014 at Riverbend Amphitheater in Cincinnati, OH. – Kiss and Def Leppard have teamed up this summer for a 42-city North American tour that will “deliver good news and excitement,” says Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley. It is the [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – July 4th. 2014 at Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas, NV. – The 4th of July weekend in Las Vegas proved once again to be one of the top hotspots for visitors to spend their Holiday weekend. As thousands rushed to the Vegas Valley to ring in UFC Fight [...]
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