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Interviews

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

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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – Nowadays it seems that Ted Nugent gets more attention for what he does off the concert stage, whether it be hunting or debating politics. Thankfully, the Motor City Madman has returned with evidence of what he does best with the upcoming release of [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist – Anabel DFlux caught with Alexx Calise, a Los Angeles transplant making a name for herself with music. They chatted about her amazing TV show opportunities, her infamous song “Cry,” and what’s coming up next for this talented [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – Dark, creative artist mastermind and renowned Dawn of Ashes drummer, Ritual Aesthetic is a unique new project about to take the metal wold by storm. Anabel DFlux had the opportunity to chat with Ritual Aesthetic’s mastermind Sean Von [...]
by Joe Dolan – Guest Columnist – Kristy Majors Comes Out Strong with the Thrill Kills CD Release party at the Viper Room – The legend of Hollywood Glam Rock has cornerstones and foundations that have stood the test of time against an onslaught of new music genres. The 90’s [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Guitar virtuoso Ethan Brosh will join forces with Vinny Appice and Carmine Appice in New York City for Drum Wars. Ethan has also just released an instrumental album on Carmine’s new label Rocker Records entitled Live The Dream. The Boston guitarist is [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Hot off the heels of performing at Rocklahoma, Ragdoll is currently taking the U.S. by storm. Hailing from the land down under, this is the Australians band third tour of the U.S. The band is touring in support of their latest release Ragdoll Rewound. [...]
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