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

by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist – After four years of hiatus, Acacia Avenue is back! The project’s mastermind, Danish axeman Torben Enevoldsen, continues his exploration of melodic rock genre, this time with the likes of Rob Moratti (ex-Saga, Final Frontier) and Steve Newman [...]
by Marija Brettle – Columnist – The Robin 2, Concert Venue in Wolverhampton, April 23. 2014 – After almost two decades, former Whitesnake and outstanding rock guitarist Adrian Vandenberg is finally back in music with the brand new band Vandenberg’s MoonKings and self-titled [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist – In recent years, we could observe the huge development of the ‘female fronted’ rock subgenre – from the alternative rock and such acts as Halestorm to the symphonic metal represented by Nightwish or Within Temptation, to name just the few. One [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – Miss May I have grown from a local Troy, Ohio band to a legitimate national metal act sharing the stage with artists like Killswitch Engage, Five Finger Death Punch and more. With a new album, epic production by legendary metal producer Terry Date [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist – Five years after their critically acclaimed debut Pale Sister Of Light saw the light of day, Free Spirit return with their sophomore effort, entitled All The Shadows Of Darkened Lights. Two singles off the album – “Living Tattoo” and [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist – It’s hard to think of any better news for the classic AOR/melodic rock fans than one of the most acclaimed bands back, geared up and ready to go! It’s Alien fans in particular who can’t really complain – their favorite band not only reunited [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist – Anabel DFlux found herself backstage at L.A.’s hottest goth club to chat with front-man William Control. Bar Sinister was the stage for William Control’s upcoming DVD- and Anabel dug into the story behind that! Alongside more [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher – MACH22 is here to rock! hailed as “Zeppelin meets Kravitz,” the bands sound is steeped in classic rock influences and captures that classic feel with a modern rock edge. Bassist Jaron Gulino, picked up his father’s bass guitar at the age of 15 and has [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – German hard rock legends Accept have completed the follow-up to 2012’s Stalingrad record and will be releasing their new album Blind Rage on July 18 via Nuclear Blast. Founding member and guitarist Wolf Hoffman recently talked with Hardrock [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – There is a new band on the horizon getting ready to invade the music industry. Rubicon Cross, comprised of Firehouse singer C.J. Snare, guitarist Chris Green (Pride/Furyon) bassist Simon Farmery, drummer Robert Behnke and guitarist Jeff Lerman is gearing [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist – Three Lions are a band which all AOR/Melodic Rock fans should definitely keep on their radar. The English power-trio (featuring members of Dare and Ten) has just released a stellar self-titled album and in less than two weeks from now they’re gonna [...]
by Craig Newman – Columnist – Norwegian symphonic rock group SAVN have just released a new, eleven-track self-titled studio album. The band was founded by The Sins Of Thy Beloved members Stig Johansen and Anders Thue. Stig Johansen asked Carmen Elise Espenæs to write some songs which [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor – Edguy vocalist Tobias Sammet checked in with Hardrock Haven to discuss their new album, Space Police: Defenders of the Crown; exactly what their Baba Yaga song is all about; upcoming world tour plans that don’t include the U.S. … yet; why [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – When the members of Thin Lizzy decided in late 2012 to not record a new album under the Lizzy name, Black Star Riders were born. May of 2013 saw the release of Black Star Riders’ debut album All Hell Breaks Loose on Nuclear Blast Records. All [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist – Two years after the album Firebirth marked the start of a new chapter in Gotthard’s history after the tragic death of the band’s lead singer Steve Lee in 2010, the Swiss hard rock act is back with its follow-up, Bang. The album — preceded by a [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist – HRH photojournalist Anabel DFlux chatted with Diminished 7 frontman Alex Crescioni in his studio the other day, picking his brain about their upcoming album The Regal Chapters, the Bar Sinister show on May 31st, and the band’s touring [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist – Five years ago they promised they’ll rock us to hell and back again – and as it seems, the Greek/American band Outloud doesn’t waste their breath! One of the best representatives of the younger generation in melodic rock return with a new album [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Senior Photojournalist – Raziel Quiroz (aka Raziel Dead) is a tattoo artist in Mexico City. He is best known for his artwork done within the hard rock and metal community which includes working with John 5 who is famous for performing and recording with Rob Zombies [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist – It’s time to dig deep into your record collection and broaden it a little bit – there’s a new album to put next to the late ‘80s-era classics Babylon A.D. and Nothing Sacred. Fourteen years after their most recent full length studio album [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – Anabel DFlux got to have dinner with these rockers over at the infamous Rainbow Bar and Grill on the Sunset Boulevard to chat about their band: Six Days Til’ Sunday. New name but certainly not new to the scene, musicians Starlin Cross, [...]
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