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by John Kindred – Publisher — Duff McKagan’s documentary, It’s So Easy and Other Lies hit U.S. theaters for a limited theatrical run on June 3. The film is based on Duff McKagan New York Times best-selling memoir. The authorized documentary released by XLrator Media features [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — They grow up so fast! What once started out as a fledgling one day event has now ballooned into the must-see 3 day confluence of all things Rock ‘n Roll. Rock On The Range, the nation’s preeminent rock festival, is hitting double digits [...]
Every year, Hardrock Haven staffers compile their Top 10 best releases. Our writers and photojournalists have diverse interests, allowing Hardrock Haven the ability to cover a broad spectrum of music. This is quite evident when you read through the varied selections for the year. Here are the [...]
by James West – Columnist — With an interesting concept and band name, anyone can travel through the music scene garnering praise and attention. But when a band like KillSET releases an album entitled Know Your Killer, well I think it’s due time we learn about such titles and the [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — Тhe Baltimore Ravens Marching Band, The Marching Ravens, led by the legendary John Ziemann, was asked to play a Van Halen medley in September. The Marching Ravens is not just a traditional marching band. It incorporates a rock ensemble as well, of [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Fans of hard rock, gourmet man food, craft beer, whiskey and bourbon finally have their own Woodstock. The Louder Than Life music festival will be returning to Champions Park in Louisville, KY on October 3 & 4, 2015. The event is the brainchild [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — Literary duo Mark Allen and Derric Miller know how to chill spines with their own ferocious brand of horror fiction. Still, their newest novel titled Gristle pushes the shock-and-gore factor a whole stage further, like none of their previous [...]
by Kent McIntire – Photojournalist — “Cutting Edge Music Instruction Where Young Artists Grow” is one of the headlines of The Sound Foundation website. The Sound Foundation is a Dallas-based artist development and music instruction school which was started and currently owned by [...]
by Joe Dolan – Columnist — On March 30th, 2015, media sensation Jimmy Kimmel and his staff at the ABC shown Jimmy Kimmel Live broadcast brought Van Halen to American television with a first ever nationally broadcast performance of Van Halen with original front man David Lee Roth. Viewed [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — Rock On The Range May 15-17, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio Mapfre Stadium (formerly Columbus Crew Stadium) will once again play hosts to the 9th annual Rock On The Range festival. A complete sell-out over the past few seasons Rock On The Range is a three [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — If you’ve ever visited the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall Of Fame or watched an induction ceremony, it’s instantly evident that the RNRHOF is incredibly confused about what constitutes Rock ‘n’ Roll. Need proof? Check out this [...]
Every year, Hardrock Haven staffers compile their Top 10 best releases. Our writers and photojournalists have diverse interests, allowing Hardrock Haven the ability to cover a broad spectrum of music. This is quite evident when you read through the varied selections for the year. Here are the [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — Musician’s cite “musical differences” in their departure Arguably one of the best lineups in the history of heavy Megadeth has come to an end. In a sudden and unexpected move, guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover parted ways [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — The Making of George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead: “Uncensored – unseen – undead … this is the complete, no-holds-barred history of George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead …” There isn’t anything heavier than Zombies, and Metal [...]
by Joe Dolan – Guest Columnist — Back on April 5th, the multi-instrumentalist Bihlman Brothers, Jeff Jabo (Guitar) and Scot Little (Drums) appeared on stage at the Guitar Center Music Expo in Long Beach, CA with Kings X front man and bassist dUg Pinnick to introduce their new project [...]
After 20 years, 10 albums and at age 50, Lenny Kravitz continues to deliver inspired rock ‘n’ roll. Tapping into the groove-oriented vibe of the ‘70s, which includes elements of R&B, Funk, Hard Rock and Reggae, Kravitz brings a retro and modern songwriting style that coexists within the [...]
Ep3: Strut, Are You Gonna Go My Way — Soundcheck’s three-part Internet exclusive with Lenny Kravitz wraps up with the last installment of the interview and the live concert performance of the new song “Strut” and the classic “Are You Going My Way.” The interview touches on [...]
The 2000s see the Hard Rock and Metal genres at a crossroads. While modern Metal continues to push to the extremes, a resurgent interest in the sounds of the ’70s and ’80s has produced new bands with an old swagger. Whether it’s the pompous credo of Glam or Sleaze Metal or the rebirth [...]
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