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

by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — Senior journalist Anabel DFlux caught up with Sabaton bassist Pär Sundström, to talk about the band’s upcoming tours, their album Heroes, and how much they love the audience. ::: Listen to the Interview ::: Your browser does not support [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — Hardrock Haven is always on the lookout for breakout bands. They say timing is everything and the timing is definitely right for LA Rock band Kicking Harold. The band has been paying their dues for the past 20 years in the City Of Angels, but with the [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — Ricky Phillips has been a rockstar almost his entire adult life. He was in “The Babys”, he worked with Ted Nugent, he was a member of Bad English and now he’s a member of 80s rock icons “Styx.” Ricky Phillips is a bass guitarist who [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — When you catch up for a bit of interrogation with someone who still remains the untouchable master of songwriting and storytelling, you can be sure you’re going to get all things covered – including the smallest of details! That’s why [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Senior Columnist — Damien and Jennifer of the band Dust in Mind Strasbourg in France, open up and discuss the bands beginnings as well as their new studio EP titled Never Look Back to be released in May. Hardrock Haven: Hi Damien and Jennifer. Thanks for this [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Finnish symphonic metal legends Nightwish are currently bringing the music from their recently released album Endless Forms Most Beautiful to the live stage in North America along with support from Sabaton and Delain. The subject matter of [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — They’re sensational, they’re talented, they’re fresh blood. And yes – they’re “hotter than a bullet”… The Melodic Hard Rock act Reload released their debut album, aptly entitled Hotter Than A Bullet, just a few months ago but [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — Anabel DFlux had the opportunity to prod the brain of The Sixxis singer, Vladdy Iskhakov, about their upcoming tour with Ministry, how the music has progressed, and their album Hollow Shrine. Hardrock Haven: Hey there! Thank you for answering [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — O’Sheckys Live Bar & Restaurant in Columbus, OH recently played host to legends of the Sunset Strip rock scene. Cap City Concerts LLC proudly presented L.A. Guns in all their sleazy glory to hundreds of their fans looking to have a good [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Having been a child of the 80’s, I first came to know Michael Des Barres as the villainous Murdoc that always kept Richard Dean Anderson’s MacGyver on his toes. Then as time went on I came to also appreciate Des Barres’ musical [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — Steve “Zetro” Sousa has been singing Heavy Metal for decades. As an early member of the iconic bay-area thrash metal band Exodus he’s experienced the good times and the bad. He’s left the band on a couple occasions but returned to [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — Hardrock Haven’s Anabel DFlux met with Apocalyptica drummer Mikko Sirén, on a sunny California morning. With a clear blue sky and a most relaxed setting, the two conversed about a variety of subjects brought up by the upcoming release of [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — German power metal legends Blind Guardian have recently released their tenth studio record, Beyond the Red Mirror. The album is a continuation of the story from the band’s 1995 record Imaginations from the Other Side. Frontman Hansi Kürsch [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — Senior photojournalist Anabel DFlux caught up with Luke Sheafer of Me Like Bees, an Indie Rock band out of Joplin, Missouri. The two had a delightful phone chat about the band’s music, The Ides, and what fans can expect next from these [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — There’s hardly more original way for a Rock band to debut than to record a cover version of… an EDM hit. But with their eagerly awaited, full length album Reach Out To Rock, the Swedish quartet Reach proved there’s much more to them than [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Dutch Symphonic Metal band Delain completed a successful US tour late last year alongside Xandria and Sonata Arctica. Delain was out on the road supporting their most recent studio effort, The Human Contradiction. Frontwoman and primary lyricist [...]
by Marissa Ann – Photojournalist — Rock band Crowd The Airwaves held their EP album release at Mercury Lounge in New York City Sunday, March 22, 2015 and also celebrating their one year anniversary as a band. As one of the very few all female Rock bands in the NYC Hard Rock and Heavy [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Senior Photojournalist — James McCurley of Vertica talks about the band, their latest album The Haunted South and more … Hardrock Haven: First, I’d like to know how Vertica was born? Did you know each other from the beginning? James McCurley: Vertica [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — The Wild Beyond has a unique sound that is a cross between Prog and Heavy with a touch of Jazz-fusion. The band recently released their debut album on vinyl entitled Wake Up. Hardrock Haven recently caught up with singer Max Hodes regarding the album [...]
by Zane Cash – Photojournalist — Hardrock Haven’s Zane Cash spoke with Richie Cavalera, frontman of the metal band Incite and son of metal icon Max Cavalera (ex-Sepultura, Soulfly, Killer be Killed, ex Nailbomb, Cavalera Conspiracy) about their newest album Up in Hell, getting [...]
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