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

by Derric Miller — Managing Editor — Ron Keel, aka The Metal Cowboy, checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about his new solo band The Ron Keel Band; what the fans can expect from the live shows and if a new studio album is in the works; how he sings better than ever when some of his [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — After an incredible photo shoot in the gorgeous Santa Monica mountains in California, senior journalist Anabel DFlux interviewed Melodic Metal band Valkyrium. A very peaceful, quiet, foggy day- there could not have been a better day to spend with [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Whether you look at his time in The Replacements or his 18 years holding down the low end of Guns N’ Roses, Tommy Stinson has had such an amazing career that it probably seems like anything could happen. Following his departure from GNR in 2016, [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Infamous Norweigan Black Metal pioneers Mayhem recently recorded a new live version of their classic first full-length album, 1994’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. To support the live album and accompanying DVD, Mayhem are currently touring North [...]
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 [...]
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