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

by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist – Senior photojournalist Anabel DFlux sat down back stage with Sharon den Adel from Dutch symphonic band Within Temptation at the beautiful Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles. The conversation between the two explored Sharon’s childhood, [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – Richie Faulkner is Louder Than Life in a renewed, inspired Judas Priest – Richie Faulkner’s modest as he tries to gracefully deflect flattering comments aimed at him by Judas Priest front-man and the metal god himself, Rob Halford. Many, [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist – Senior journalist Anabel DFlux caught up with Devilment front man Dani Filth to discuss the new project! Brushing on topics such as the band’s structure, upcoming tour, new album, and visual artwork- this interview proves that Devilment [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas – Columnist – Osukaru is the brain child of Swedish guitarist Oz Osukaru, his vehicle in the realm of melodic rock. Osukaru have actually been recording and performing for a good five years, already having an impressive number of releases under their belt; not to [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Colmunist – Buckle up and hold on tight, 220 Volt is back – as electrifying as ever! The legendary Swedish hard rock outfit returns with the new album titled Walkin’ In Starlight after long years of hiatus, their line-up refreshed by an addition of [...]
by Alex Smith-Barbieri – Senior Columnist – Vic Rivera, chief songwriter and guitarist for Adriangale, and former musical partner of Ted Poley, is a very busy man these days. He’s been holed up in his underground studio in The Bronx, NY – crunching (pun intended) to get the new [...]
by Alex Smith-Barbieri – Senior Columnist – Livio Gravini is a singer’s singer; classically trained, but with all the whisky-throat and she-left-me heartache that makes listening to Robert Plant, Paul Rogers, David Coverdale and other greats so visceral. When Livio sings, you don’t [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Hookers & Blow, the band featuring Guns N’ Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed and Quiet Riot guitarist Alex Grossi celebrated its 10th Anniversary September 5th at The Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood and September 6th at Count’s Vamped in Las [...]
by Kent McIntire – Columnist – Murder FM is a deep, dark, hard hitting rock band that will leave you wanting more. A lot of the same is said about a lot of bands. However, after speaking with Murder FM front man, Norman Matthew, it’s perfectly clear he wants Murder FM to be the [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor – Teenage Casket Company lead singer Rob Wylde checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about a side project he had a few years ago called Sins of America; the release of Sins of America’s Demos for the Deranged; what it was like to live in the States; [...]
by Matt Karpe – Senior Columnist – Swedish ‘Death Glam’ band Deathstars have recently released their fourth studio album in the form of The Perfect Cult, a broodingly dark yet deliciously melodic record. I caught up with enigmatic front-man Andreas “Whiplasher Bernadotte” Bergh [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas – Columnist – David A. Saylor is an artist who consistently comes up with authentic first-class AOR songs regardless of the context. Strength of One is his third studio album, one that flows so naturally while re-introducing many of the genre’s archetypal values. [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist – It might have been eliminated by the flannel-shirt clad, continuously depressed grungers, ridiculed and laughed at by the ‘serious’ metalheads and dismissed as the cheesiest genre of all by the omnipotent music critics. But now, Steel [...]
by Matt Karpe – Senior Columnist – After a few years away from the limelight, 2014 has seen Framing Hanley return with a big bang. Their third record The Sum Of Who We Are was released back in April after a successful Kickstarter campaign, and with a busy touring schedule in place for [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Sound And Fury is gearing up for the rebirth of the band. Singer Luke Metcalf recently relocated to Los Angeles from Ontario, Canada. L.A. is where it all began for the band in 2004 when Sound And Fury opened for Vince Neil at the Key Club. Sound And Fury [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist – Senior photojournalist Anabel DFlux caught up with Michael Vampire of The Killing Lights, the Hollywood heart throb for many. They chatted about the band’s name, how the aesthetics have changed, and what’s coming up next! HRH: Hi! [...]
by Kent McIntire – Photojournalist – On Saturday, August 9, 2014 Nothing more performed at Dirt Fest 2014 in Birch Run, Michigan. Hardrock Haven Photojournalist Kent McIntire was on hand and hand a chance to sit down with Jonny Hawkins (Lead Vocals & Aux Drums) and Daniel Oliver [...]
by Craig Newman – Columnist – Sweden’s Amaranthe’s new album Massive Addictive will be released on Spinefarm Records on October 21 in the U.S. With a U.S. tour planned with Within Temptation, as well as headlining shows booked, the band is gearing up for a busy winter season. [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Break out band of the summer The Dead Daisies are currently on tour in support of their latest EP entitled Face I Love. This Summer finds The Dead Daisies playing to the masses opening for Kiss/Dep Leppard throughout August. The band is comprised of Jon [...]
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