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

by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Senior Photojournalist Anabel DFlux caught up with Andre of Blues Pills while the band tours in Salzburg, Rockhouse. The journalist inquired about the Lady In Gold album, Andre’s history as a drummer, his inspirations, and upcoming events! [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — Last year, the Phoenix-based band Razer released its 2nd album, surprisingly embroidered with an eponymous title. As Hardrock Haven caught up with the group’s bass player and co-producer of Razer, Chris Catero, the album sparked quite a [...]
by Alex Barbieri – Sr. Columnist — They’re a modern-day sober Sid and Nancy: Singer Scotty Anarchy (a.k.a. Scott Wawrzyniak) and wife/bassist Jeanne Sagan of Connecticut Melodic Metal band, Crossing Rubicon (CR). A molten blend of ‘80s hooks and musicianship with Modern Rock power [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — What comes around goes around, they say – as testified by the Scottish hard rock group La Paz (fronted by former Rainbow, Tank, Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force etc. as well as current Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock and Demon’s Eye [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Any drinking club that featured the likes of John Lennon, Keith Moon, Ringo Starr, Harry Nilsson, the immortal Alice Cooper is certainly worthy of tribute. Thankfully musician-turned-actor-turned-musician Johnny Depp not only agreed with this sentiment [...]
by Marija Brettle – Sr. Columnist — Lynne Jackaman of Jackaman Photo copyright John McMurtrie After her departure from the London-based rock and soul band Saint Jude, front-woman Lynne Jackaman has taken her time to craft some songs which not only highlight her soulful voice, but also [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — There are many a path to tread for a versatile musician, and it can be safely assumed Michal Pakulski’s trodden them all. Not only has the Warsaw-based guitar player earned his chops as a leader of many bands and projects – he also got to [...]
by Chris Willow – Columnist — Lords of Black vocalist Ronnie Romero finds himself fronting the incarnation of Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow. Following up Rainbow’s recent live performances Romero took time to answer a few questions about his music career from Rainbow to Lords of [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Radio rock legends Whitesnake are currently in the midst of a North American greatest hits summer tour. This means spot-on live renditions of “Here I Go Again”, “Is This Love”, “Still of the Night” and many others [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — @ Rock on the Range 2016 Swedish metal exports Avatar exceeded all expectations on their triumphant return to Rock on the Range. Riding on the wave generated from their most recent studio record, Feathers & Flesh, Avatar put on a performance in [...]
by Alex Barbieri – Sr. Columnist — Any connoisseur of late ’80s Los Angeles “Hair Metal” (for lack of a better term) is familiar with Silent Rage, who gained some notoriety with their Gene Simmons-produced album, Don’t Touch Me There, released in 1989 on Simmons [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — The legendary Megadeth recently released their return-to-form thrash-terpiece Dystopia to rave reviews. The album’s success is thanks in large part to the new blood in the band’s ranks in the form of drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God) and [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Hardrock Haven caught up with former Flyleaf vocalist Lacey Sturm at Rock on the Range after she opened up the day of music on Saturday. The author and mother of 2 chatted with us about her recently released debut solo album Life Screams, her next [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Sr. Photojournalist — Voodoo Kills is a combination of French, Brazilian and American musicians that met in Los Angeles in September 2015. The roots of the band began in France with Paul (guitar) and Marine (vocals) who at the time were in the band Rockett Queens. [...]
by Christopher Willow – Guest Columnist — With Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow rising once again the speculation arises as to what the winds of change will bring to this new incarnation of the band. Former Blackmore’s Night bassist Bob Nouveau (aka Bob Curiano), and now a part of [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Sr. Photojournalist — Midnight Eternal is a Symphonic Metal band from New York City. Formed in 2014 by Boris Zaks, who asked Fischer, Prestup and Mike LePond of Symphony X to record a demo. The group then recruited Raine Hilai as the led vocalist. The project [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Newly-minted solo artist and former Immortal frontman Abbath recently headlined this year’s Decibel Magazine tour. Abbath was out on this tour promoting his self-titled debut solo record released earlier this year on Season of Mist. Joining [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Senior photojournalist Anabel DFlux caught up with Blacklist Union singer Tony West, in his Southern California home, to talk about the new album Back to Momo. The two discussed a variety of deep topics surrounding this new release, including the [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Senior Photojournalist Anabel DFlux had the opportunity to catch up with Canadian rock star Lee Aaron, about her latest album Fire and Gasoline. The two talked about the album’s formation, the most sentimental song on Fire and Gasoline, the [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — Photo taken At Mates Rehearsal in North Hollywood on 09/01/15. Resurrection Kings interview part 1 Known from playing alongside Ronnie James Dio and also, from bands like Giuffria and Budgie, Craig Goldy returns under the Resurrection Kings [...]
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