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Interviews

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

by Derric Miller – Managing Editor — Jack Russell checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about the band’s brand new release He Saw It Comin’; the specific meaning behind songs like the title composition, “Spy vs. Spy,” “Anything for You,” [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Senior journalist Anabel DFlux met up with this local theatrical metal, industrial, electronic, rock and roll act from Southern California. Our Frankenstein is a project that encompasses the metaphorical meaning of the infamous Frankenstein story [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — There is an old adage that all good things must come to an end. At almost 5 decades into his career, Udo Dirkschneider has made the bold decision that he will soon stop performing the songs of the Accept catalog. As a way of saying goodbye to these [...]
by Christopher Willow – Columnist — Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan recently toured Eastern Europe performing the songs of Deep Purple. Backed by from the Don Airey Band and an orchestra with Stephen Bentley-Klein conducting, Gillan was also joined by his daughter Grace Gillan. Gillan [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Weapons of Anew, a new band made up of veteran Rockers from Spread Eagle and HavocHate have been building momentum in 2016 releasing the single and video for the song “Killshot.” In 2017 they start off with an opening slot touring with Alter [...]
by Franco Cerchiari – Sr. Columnist — Throughout the tumultuous 1960s rightly so celebrated and legendary artists like Woody Guthrie, James Brown, Country Joe MacDonald, Janice Joplin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Pete Seeger, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, and Bob Dylan took a long [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — One of the best gifts given to the metal community in 2016 was the stellar first album from Abbath Doom Occulta since his departure from Norweigan black metal legends Immortal. The eponymous record is on numerous “best of” year-end lists [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — North American audiences were recently treated to Dark Tranquillity’s distinctive Melodic Death Metal during their November/December tour. The pioneering Swedish band ripped through the US and Canada in support of their latest album Atoma. [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Senior journalist Anabel DFlux caught up with two talented members (Sagan herself, and Nick Quijano of Powerman 5000) of the band Hail Sagan via phone call the other day, and the three had much to discuss. A band fueled by spontaneity and passion, [...]
by Brenda McTaggart – Columnist — The guys in RavenEye are either extra-terrestrials or they are supercharged with a nitrous injection of fuel. When they landed in Northern Ireland on the 26th of November the smoke was still smoldering from their hard working even harder rocking heels, [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Athanasia is a power trio playing a highly original hybrid of Classic Arena/Black/Thrash Metal styles. Recently the band changed its name from Ascension to Athanasia and are set to release the full-length release entitled The Order of the Silver [...]
by Marija Brettle – Sr. Columnist — Since arriving in the L.A. and playing some of the hottest clubs and venues, like; The Roxy Theatre, Whisky a Go Go, The Viper Room, and The Doll Hut, Cretan’s ‘Barb Wire Dolls’ have performed on over 700 stages in 22 countries. They are one of [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — Senior photojournalist Anabel DFlux caught up with Edsel Dope of the incredible band DOPE, one of the most infamous acts in the genre. Edsel gave her a call from the road in Texas, as the band makes their way through their North American tour. The [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — High on Fire is currently out on the road supporting Meshuggah’s North American Tour 2016. The band’s recent album Luminiferous was released in June. Hardorck Haven had the opportunity to sit down with High on Fire guitarist/vocalist Matt [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — British Psychedelic Rockers Purson returned to the United States for a headlining tour less than a year after supporting Sweden’s Ghost on its massively successful Black to the Future tour. This time Purson is touring in support of its new album, [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Danish/American Metal band Volbeat unleashed their sixth record, Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie, this year to great commercial success worldwide, including debuting at number 4 on the Billboard 200, the band’s highest ranking in the [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — Having recorded both as a solo artist and under a moniker of TACE – the international project The Andrzej Citowicz Experience – Andrzej Citowicz goes solo again. His new album In Time is going to see the light of day on September the [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Only one man carries the well-deserved moniker of the Voice of Rock and that man is the legendary Glenn Hughes. Rock fans have been exposed to Hughes’ thundering bass and limitless vocal range for decades now. Throughout those years, Hughes has [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — Reece-Percudani Group might be a newly founded group, but the names this new moniker is comprised of should ring a bell. Well, at least if you’re a Melodic Rock fan! The masterminds behind it are no one else but David Reece – who’s just [...]
by Marija Brettle – Sr. Columnist — Since exploding onto the scene in early 2013, Aussie/American rockers The Dead Daisies have taken the Rock world by storm, releasing two albums to date and touring with the biggest names in Rock including ZZ Top, Aerosmith, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bad Company [...]
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