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

by Christophe Pauly - Senior Photojournalist – Vinnie Paul former Pantera and current Hellyeah drummer talks about their new album Blood on Blood, the new lineup, a little bit about Dimebag and gets fans up to date with the band … Chris: My first question is about Blood for Blood (your [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Senior Columnist – This year saw the release of a unique album Love Is Magic – the compilation of selected ballad-esque highlights of Michael Bormann’s career so far. And yet, it’s much more to him than this. Fans of this talented and very busy German singer can [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Singer Ronny Munroe of Metal Church recently released his third solo album entitled Electric Wake. It is one of his strongest albums to date, as the singer keeps metal alive with his amazingly strong vocals and strong lyrical content. Ronny Munroe recently [...]
by Anabel DFlux - Senior Photojournalist – Photographer Anabel DFlux spent the day at a beautiful photo studio in California with the lovely Grog of Die So Fluid. Afterwards, the two sat down to talk about Grog’s move to Los Angeles from England, the upcoming US release of The Opposites [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – Five years after their splendid debut hit the stores, outshining perhaps all albums their heroes Def Leppard made since 1992 Adrenalize, the Swedish act Grand Design returns with what is their third album to date – Thrill Of The Night. It was a good [...]
by Alissa Ordabai - Senior Columnist – The last time Hardrock Haven interviewed Jeff LaBar, he had no plans of a solo album. Now three years have flashed by and what do you know – LaBar’s first ever solo release titled One For The Road is about to hit the stores. In our previously [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – The wait is over. The Rock and Roll Pride of Maryland, Kix, is gearing up for release of Rock Your Face Off via Loud And Proud Records on Aug. 5. It has been two decades since the band has released new music. Kix take their high-energy bluesy metal rock to the [...]
by Matt Karpe - Senior Columnist – Clint Boge rose to fame as the vocalist for The Butterfly Effect, an Australian progressive hard rock outfit that quickly became one of the biggest bands down under at the start of the new millennium. After three albums he departed TBE and became the voice [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – Miss Behaviour is certainly a band every AOR/melodic hard rock fan should have kept on their radar since quite a few years. A reminder of this fact is the Swedish act’s newest release Double Agent which Hardrock Haven caught up with the guitarist Erik [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Senior Photojournalist – Drummer Marco Minnemann, currently touring with Joe Satriani, checked in with Hardrock Haven and discussed his new solo album EEPS. Chris: Hi, Marco! Thanks for this interview about your new album. Marco: Thank YOU! Chris: First, could you [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – Gregory Lynn Hall is a name that all hard rock and melodic rock fans should be familiar with – from his Sunset Strip days and his tenure in Rat Sally back in the ‘80s to the contemporary AOR act 101 South he fronts. This year, however, marks a very [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Senior Photojournalist – Guitarist and entrepreneur Andy Alt recently talked with Hardrock Haven about his music career, working with Steve Vai and gives advice on the music business. CP: I’d like to talk first about your career. Could you tell our Readers how you [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Skid Row is gearing up for the release of one of its strongest EPs to date Rise Of The Damnation Army – United World Rebellion: Chapter Two on Aug. 5. Over the years, Skid Row has remained a great touring band. The strength of their live show reflects on [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – One of the hottest tours this summer is the Motley Crue Final Tour. Joining the bill is Alice Cooper and The Raskins. Hardrock Haven recently had the opportunity to talk with the up and coming act The Raskins on opening night of the tour. The Raskins are [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – Although France might not be the country you’d associate with traditional heavy metal – well, at least not the very first choice of yours – Existance might change the way you think! This young and very promising heavy metal band, fronted by the [...]
by Anabel DFlux - Senior Photojournalist – Senior photojournalist Anabel DFlux caught up with Gor of new Victory Record’s band Erimha. An enthusiastic and kind lad, the two discussed the band’s sound, music videos, latest album, and what’s to come. This is a band not worth [...]
by Anabel DFlux - Senior Photojournalist – Senior photojournalist Anabel DFlux sat down to chat with Ryan Neff of Miss May I, during the San Bernardino date of the 2014 Mayhem Festival. Braving the sweltering heat and chaos that was this absolutely fantastic metal shenanigans, Ryan and Anabel [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – From Kerrang! and Metal Hammer to Classic Rock and Fireworks, Night By Night are gaining enthusiastic reviews from every rock-oriented media outlet. With their unique, ‘80s-AOR-meets-contemporary-rock sound, this UK-based melodic rock act is on their way [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – Is progressive rock long gone, or can we talk now about the genre returning to its glory? While it’s maybe a bit too early to nod for the latter, we have no other way than to deny the former – especially with bands such as Perfect Beings on board. [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – With his newest book Let It Rock: The Making of Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet hitting the shelves just recently, Neil Daniels doesn’t have any intention of putting his pen down and resting on his laurels. Although busy working on his next projects, [...]
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