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

by Derric Miller - Managing Editor – Firehouse guitarist Bill Leverty checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about the band’s upcoming tour dates, including the Monsters of Rock Cruise; playing live in the “YouTube” generation; his solo albums and side project Flood the Engine; why he [...]
by Alex Smith Barbieri - Senior Columnist – At Home and on the Road Royal Bliss of Salt Lake City, UT is a band you should know about and check out. To help you get to know them better, Hardrock Haven caught up with guitarist Taylor Richards at home while taking a brief break from the road. [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – After releasing a critically acclaimed debut album From Both Sides in 2007 – an interesting country/rock crossover, which featured a stellar take on Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead Or Alive” – the Aussie-based American singer Jac Dalton returns, and this [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Troy Patrick Farrell of Cheap Thrill discusses upcoming Las Vegas show at Vamp’d on March 15. Cheap Thrill is comprised of Troy Patrick Farrell on drums, Cinderella members Jeff Labar. Eric Brittingham, and Brandon Gibbs on vocals. HRH: Troy, thank you so [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Saving Abel have returned to the music scene with new singer Scotty Austin. The band is currently on tour promoting their new single “Love Like Suicide.” Hardrock Haven would like to introduce to you new singer Scotty Austin, a southern gentleman, with huge [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Just like a Phoenix rising up from the ashes Saliva is gearing up for a triumphant return to the music world. The band is gearing up for a U.S. tour slated to kick off on February 28th in Orlando. Saliva will be performing in Russia. Saliva’s new CD Rise Up [...]
by Marija Brettle - Columnist – Former frontman of the US progressive metal band 7 Months, Danny Veras, has finally released his solo debut album titled, Never Give Up. The hard edge melodic album, is a raw introspective look at the roller coaster ride that has been Vera’s life, for the [...]
by Derric Miller - Managing Editor – 3 Years Hollow vocalist Jose Urquiza checked in with Hardrock Haven talk about their new album The Cracks; the current tour with Saving Abel; working with Clint Lowery in the studio for the new release; their special hometown show in Moline, Ill Feb. 8; [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Senior Photojournalist – Trivium guitarist Corey Beaulieu talks about the bands latest studio album new Vengeance Falls, working with David Draiman who produced the album, writing songs and more … Hardrock Haven: Hi, Corey, thanks for this interview! Corey [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Senior Photojournalist – During the last Neal Morse /Flower Kings tour in Europe, I became friend with their tour manager and his father Edgel Groves Sr. Over the course of his career Edgel Groves Sr. has been a recording artist, songwriter, singer and producer. He had a [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – These days it is so hard to catch attention in the music business. One band that is making waves on the East Coast in Baltimore is Silvertung. Led by vocalist and guitarist Speed, Silvertung has a captivating hard rock sound that leaps out at you. It is evident [...]
by Chris A. - Senior Photojournalist – In Detroit, Steve Black is a household name and his voice is heard by the masses every week on the air at WRIF and when he hosts his syndicated radio-talk show “The Chop Shop”. Now, Steve Black, the long-haired, smooth-voice radio jock is now an [...]
by Anabel Dflux - Senior Photojournalist – Backstab Burial is a young, but very determined band that hails from the U.K. With a brand new song released by BlankTV, Backstab Burial is ready to take over the world. Anabel DFlux had the pleasure of chatting with the British lads, discussing the [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Photojournalist – Hasse Fröberg from The Flower Kings talks about the new album, the past tour with Neal Morse, his project and the next tour … Hardrock Haven: Thank you very much for this interview! It’s a real honor for me as a long time fan and I really [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Poland based band Crystal Viper is gearing up for the release of Possession Jan. 21 via AFM Records. Singer Marta Gabriel has checked in with Hardrock Haven to discuss the release. HRH: Marta, welcome to Hardrock Haven. Let’s discuss your upcoming release [...]
by Alex Smith-Barbieri - Senior Columnist – Even More Kiss and Tell: An Interview with Gordon G.G. Gebert With KISS back in the headlines—they’ll be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014, and also celebrate their 40thanniversary—Hardrock Haven talked to someone known to [...]
by Steve Patrick - Senior Columnist – Thrash metal architects Slayer had an extremely tumultuous 2013 with the tragic loss of guitarist Jeff Hanneman and the dismissal of drummer Dave Lombardo. Somehow, the band soldiered on with Gary Holt (Exodus) on guitar and now Paul Bostaph (Testament, [...]
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