Hot off the Press

2016

by Joe Rocha – Photographer — October 22, 2016 at Aftershock in Merriam, KS. — Dope recently announced the U.S. dates of their Revolver Magazine sponsored “Die Mother Fucker Die” Reunion Tour, featuring support from the bands Flaw and Motograter. The Dope reunion tour [...]
by Erik Tweedy – Columnist — Back in 2012, the fine folks at Chelsey Productions, began the Monsters of Rock cruise series with a great lineup based around some of the more popular, and still touring, bands from the ‘80s such as Tesla, Cinderella, Firehouse, Stryper, Y&T and many [...]
by Chris Willow – Columnist — Photo by Chris Willow Former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale’s Whitesnake is currently in Europe supporting ‘The Greatest Hits Tour 2016.’ The band’s current lineup features Joel Hoekstra – guitar, Reb Beach – guitar, [...]
by Elsie Roymans – Sr. Photojournalist — The annual Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival took place August 13-14, 2016 in Courtrai, Belgium. This year’s lineup included Whitesnake, Twisted Sister, Within Temptation, Anthrax, Airbourne, Ministry, Children Of Bodom, Devildriver, [...]
by Elsie Roymans – Sr. Photojournalist — Lokerse Feesten is a 10-day festival, August 5 – 14, in Lokeren, Belgium, that provides a nice mix of Belgian and international top artists. Featured Bands: Limp Bizkit, Garbage, Parkway Drive, Van Morrison, Slayer, Faithless, Suicidal [...]
by Jadranka Jade – Photographer — Ramblin’ Man Fair is an annual music festival celebrating Classic, Contemporary and Progressive Rock, Country & Blues. This year Spirit of Rock present Ramblin’ Man Fair returning for the 2nd year to Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent on Saturday [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — July 28, 2016 at Providence Medical Amphitheater in Kansas City, KS. — The 2016 Vans Warped Tour, sponsoredpresented by Journeys, made its annual stop in Kansas City for its 22nd edition. With a lineup that in many ways signals a return to the [...]
by Joe Rocha – Photographer — July 21, 2016 at the Riot Room n Kansas City, Mo. — Prepare for a shred-tastic summer as the Los Angeles-based heavy metallists HOLY GRAIL and fellow SoCal shredders EXMORTUS are joined by Portland-based traditional metal act SPELLCASTER on the [...]
The Warsaw-based guitar player Michal Pakulski will release his solo album The Road via Musicola on September the 2nd, 2016. The album contains eight instrumental tracks, its release preceded by the single “Pain”. It will be distributed by Sonic Records and made available in pre-order. [...]
Miami, Florida based Hard Rock band GEARS have announced that they’ll be hitting the road with TRAPT for a 15 date run beginning July 16th at The Publik House in Tupelo, MS and winding up August 2nd at The Metal Grille in Cudahy, WI. We’re really excited to have the opportunity to [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — @ Rock on the Range 2016 Swedish metal exports Avatar exceeded all expectations on their triumphant return to Rock on the Range. Riding on the wave generated from their most recent studio record, Feathers & Flesh, Avatar put on a performance in [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — The legendary Megadeth recently released their return-to-form thrash-terpiece Dystopia to rave reviews. The album’s success is thanks in large part to the new blood in the band’s ranks in the form of drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God) and [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Hardrock Haven caught up with former Flyleaf vocalist Lacey Sturm at Rock on the Range after she opened up the day of music on Saturday. The author and mother of 2 chatted with us about her recently released debut solo album Life Screams, her next [...]
[From The PR Wire:] Todd Sharp Amplifiers announces they will be exhibiting for the first time at Summer NAMM 2016, June 23-25 in Nashville, TN at booth #1255. Launched in Feb. 2016, by renowned guitar player Todd Sharp, the amp company is already generating A-list clientele, rave reviews, and a [...]
by Kris Walls – Photojournalist — April 30 & May 1, 2016 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL. — Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, was held at the scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, on April 30 and Sunday, May 1, [...]
Edge Of Paradise announce first tour dates for the summer 2016, check out the dates below! Apr 30 – Old Town – Pasadena, CA May 12 – Metal Mayhem @ Crazy Girls – Hollywood, CA July 03 – LVCS – Las Vegas, NV July 16 – That Metal Show with Eddie Trunk @ [...]
by Elsie Roymans – Senior Photojournalist — April 8, 2016 at Musikmesse (Music Messe) in Frankfurt, Germany — The Dead Daisies performed as the “SPECIAL GUEST” to Musikmesse Frankfurt, Europe’s biggest Music Trade Show. Performing on the Center Stage of the fairgrounds every [...]
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 [...]
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