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Interviews with your favorite hard rock and metal musicians, artists or bands.

by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — It’s almost two decades that passed since the guitarist Stuart Smith put together an all-star album Heaven & Earth featuring Stuart Smith. The project eventually evolved into a full-time band, this fact resulting in several more albums [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Change has always been an integral part of the music of Prog pioneers King Crimson. In 2018 the band will have been in existence for 50 years, but that longevity doesn’t mean that there is anything stagnant or predictable about their sound. The [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Crown Remnant is an exquisite metal act hailing from Los Angeles, California. Priding themselves on “mixing a background of various genres of metal, hard rock, and progressive styles of music, The Crown Remnant is a project striving for an [...]
by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — American Mafia bassist Freddy Villano checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about the band’s new EP, Made in New York; how the band evolved after it started as Holy Water a decade ago; how the new music is being received around the world; what [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — From the brilliant mind of Axel Otero comes Lay Your Ghost- a Synthpop project drawing inspiration from Darkwave, 80’s New Wave and Goth music. With the release of Ritual through Control Records, Axel had much to say about his phenomenal [...]
by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — ColdSpell guitarist Michael Larsson checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about their brand new album A New World Arise; the new video for the track “Forevermore,” how songs like “Call of the Wild” and “Love Me Like You [...]
by Kent McIntire – Photojournalist — Aaron Nordstrom of Gemini Syndrome talks with Hardrock Haven’s Kent McIntire while sitting together on the band’s tour bus outside Diesel Concert Lounge in Chesterfield, Michigan (9/24/17). Nordstrom talks about the band’s latest [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Fans of Progressive Rock were rocked in 2016 by the untimely deaths of both Keith Emerson and Greg Lake. The loss of the two prog luminaries within the same year was enormous. It also left drummer Carl Palmer as the sole surviving member of Emerson, [...]
by Anabel DFlux –Sr. Columnist — Wolf Hoffmann of Accept Photo by Nat Edeme Senior journalist Anabel DFlux had the wonderful chance to chat with Wolf Hoffmann on the phone right before Accept’s tour kick-off in Beverly Hills, California! The two had a grand conversation on the [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — L-R: Sam Kiszka, Josh Kiszka, Danny Wagner, Jake Kiszka Somehow with only the 4 songs from their debut EP Black Smoke Rising available to the public, the four-piece known as Greta Van Fleet has become the talk of the rock community. Who would have [...]
by Marija Brettle — Sr. Columnist — London-based four-piece Death Valley Knights have been around since 2011, playing fierce and fiery British Hard Rock and Metal, carrying on the glorious tradition of music greats like Iron Maiden and Judas Priest. The band featuring Jake Thorsen [...]
by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — Fiction Syxx singer/guitarist Mark Allen Lanoue checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about the new band; how they hooked up with Andrew and MelodicRock Records; some of the numerology and mysticism behind the band’s name; some of the guest [...]
by Steve Patrick — Sr. Columnist — Captain Beyond was one of the first bona fide super groups to ever grace the 1970s rock landscape. The pioneering psychedelic and space rock quartet originally consisted of drummer Bobby Caldwell (Johnny Winter, Derringer), vocalist Rod Evans (Deep [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Senior journalist Anabel DFlux had the pleasure of speaking with Zoë Federoff from Insatia, in regards to the groups upcoming release (which is marvelous, by the way), the band’s ideology, and why YOU should see the band live. Anabel: Hey [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — 2016 has been quite a busy year for Darrel Treece-Birch, marked by two important releases only a few months apart. His solo album No More Time saw the light of day in August, followed by the release of his band Nth Ascension’s In Fine [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Death metal band Horrendous recently took part in this year’s installment of the Decibel Magazine Tour, opening up for Midnight, Obituary, and Kreator. The band’s most recent album, Anareta, was the 2015 Decibel Magazine album of the year. [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Hardrock Haven’s Anabel DFlux had the pleasure of catching up with long-time friend Alex Crescioni of DIM7 about his upcoming EP BATS, which is is an acronym for the four songs on the EP. (B)ORN – (A)DORNED – (T)ORN – [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Hardrock Haven’s Anabel DFlux had the opportunity to catch up with JDN and Groovie Mann of Trash Deity about their brand new project, the upcoming release, the brand new music video, and their collaboration together! Be sure to check out the [...]
by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — Lillian Axe guitarist and main songwriter Steve Blaze checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about the re-mastered re-releases of the debut and Love + War; why he feels Love + War still resonates with fans after nearly three decades; an update on the [...]
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