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by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Singer guitarist Laura Wilde is currently taking the music world by storm. The Australian singer is currently on the road with Ted Nugent and has been nominated by Vegas Rocks magazine for best new female artist. Laura will also be performing at the Vegas Rocks [...]
by Deb Rao - Senior Columnist – Two-time Grammy Nominated Red is currently on the road in support of their latest release Release The Panic. Produced by Howard Benson, Red’s latest release unleashes a more melodic alternative pop rock sound. Hardrock Haven had the privilege of speaking [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas - Columnist – Thorsten Koehne, founding guitarist of Eden’s Curse is about to unleash their fourth studio album. Thorsten has also played the guitars on the highly acclaimed latest Hardline album Danger Zone having already left strong impressions in the AOR world with [...]
by Alex Barbieri - Columnist – Seasons change, and so do band lineups, and 2013 finds Stacey Blades—formerly the guitarist in Roxx Gang and LA Guns—a solo gun. Let’s give Blades a call at his home in Los Angeles and see what he’s up to these days. HRH: Stacey, it’s Alex, thank you [...]
by Marija Brettle - Columnist – Alan Williamson is not just another typical instrumentalist, talented musician; he is sensational multi-instrumentalist, one of those musicians who devoted his life and career to music. His road to become an instrumental phenomenon was first inspired by his [...]
by Sara McCarthy - Senior Photojournalist – Battlecross, out of Michigan, delivers their version of hardcore thrash, laced with screaming guitars and intense vocals with a determination and energy that most bands would envy. They are touring as the opening act for the Metal Hammer Trespass [...]
by Derric Miller - Managing Editor – Guitarist Rich Antonelli checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about his prior “hair metal days” in bands like $kyhigh; his current role as Richie Sambora in the Bon Jovi tribute band named Bon Jersey; his writing gig at rockerdad.org;  his [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska - Columnist – To learn a hard way how it feels to grow up in the Communist/early post-Communist country such as the 1980s/early 1990s Poland, but with a heart soaked with the American hard rock music… to dream big and to leave those dreams behind only to have them [...]
by John Kindred Publisher – While Tapestry of Souls is Chris Bickley’s first solo release he has been carving out an existence as a musician for several years now. He currently handles guitar duties in the blues-rock band Thunderhead and is the guitarist for Terri Lane’s band, working [...]
by Steve Patrick Staff Writer – Guitarist/producer Paul Crook has a pretty impressive resume thus far. He toured and recorded with the mighty Anthrax on Stomp 442 and Volume 8: The Threat Is Real, the latter of which he also co-produced. Ex-Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach then enlisted Crook [...]
by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer – The best things in rock happen when an artist – while being fiercely individual – still relies on a long-established tradition. The allure of the unexpected and the comfort of the familiar, the mixture of something fresh but at the same time [...]