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by Caitlin Hardee – Guest Columnist – We were upstairs in the Berliner club Cassiopeia, and it was the last stop of a lengthy European tour for Stinking Lizaveta. The band lounged on torn beige vinyl sofas. Dim red light suffused the room and gleamed off disco balls suspended from [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Few bands can say they have sustained 30 years in the music business. But Texas band Helstar stands loud and proud with the release of 30 Years Of Hel on AFM Records. Singer James Rivera checks in with Hardrock Haven to discuss the release of 30 Years Of [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Often referred to as the Metal Queen, Doro Pesch has reached her legendary status through a combination of innate musical talent and an insatiable work-ethic. The German vocal powerhouse rose to fame in 1984 as the frontwoman of Warlock, but has had [...]
by Marija Brettle – Columnist – He is often called one of the most charismatic characters in rock, the last true great front-man of Rock ’n’ Roll to walk the stage. Warrior Soul front-man Kory Clarke is also an artist in his own right who is often misunderstood. He is one man [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Earlier this year Hardrock Haven introduced their readers to an up and coming band that hailed from Pennsylvania called Candlelight Red. It has been a whirlwind year for the band. Candlelight Red recently wrapped up the Uproar Festival and has unleashed [...]
by Cameron Edney – Guest Columnist – Aussie Extreme Metaller’s Blood Duster are back on the touring scene, currently hitting Australia as part of the Bastardfest line-up featuring an array of Australian bands from various sub-genres of metal. Having formed in 1991 Blood Duster are [...]
by Joe Mis – Columnist – Soulspell is the Brazilian metal opera project created by drummer Heleno Vale, and the “cast” has recently released their third full length album entitled Hollow’s Gathering. Once again, Soulspell uses an number of well know vocalists as characters in the [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Former Yngwie Malsteem singer Mark Boals recently caught up with Hardrock Haven to discuss his vocal work on the current DOKKEN CD BROKEN BONES. In this Exclusive interview for Hardrock Haven Mark discusses what it was like working with Dokken frontman [...]
by Pietro Foresti – Columnist – Tracii Guns is a guitarist that has influenced hard rock since the early ’80s. Originally part of the first Guns ‘n Roses lineup with Axl Rose, he left the band early to be replaced by Slash. He then re-joined the band he initially founded, LA [...]
by Joe Mis – Columnist – Liv Kristine, the dynamic solo artist and vocalist of the symphonic metal band Leaves’ Eyes, has just released her fourth solo album entitled Libertine to solid reviews. The Norwegian-born singer, while perhaps best known for her folk-metal work, is truly a [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Recently the “Teutonic Terror Attack” tour invaded Columbus and Kreator frontman Mille Petrozza spoke with Hardrock Haven about the possibility of touring the US with some of Kreator’s German thrash peers, the stability of the band’s current [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Steve Patrick conducted an interview with KILL DEVIL HILL’s Vinny Appice and Rex Brown on September 7 in Lancaster. The new band features legendary drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, KILL DEVIL HILL) alongside Rex Brown [...]
by Craig Newman – Columnist – Maragarita Monet who co-founded the band with guitarist Dave Bates during 2011 met when working on another music project. On their debut CD Mask, Edge Of Paradise unleash an aggressive, knockout punch of industrial heavy metal with other music veterans [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Crashdiet are bringing the vengeance and aggressiveness back with their recent tour of the U.S. Crashdiet made a special return engagement to rocks premier club Vampd in Vegas, It was a great turnout for a Thursday night. The band has a definite cult [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – In this Exclusive interview for Hardrock Haven, Warrant guitarist Erik Turner talks about the release of Warrants new wine I Saw Red – Autographed Limited Edition Cabernet Sauvignon. HRH: Erik, tell us what attracted you to become interested in wine [...]
by Craig Newman – Columnist – George Lynch talks about the Lynch Mob EP, Sound Mountain Sessions, the new video for the song “Slow Drag,” upcoming projects and more … Craig Newman: Regarding the new EP why release it and why recorded at Sound Mountain studios? George [...]
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 [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher – Hailing from Mansfield, England and formed in the late ’70s, Savage is one of Britain’s NWOBHM bands that pioneered the way for such lofty giants such as Metallica. Their 30-plus year career has produced six albums. Starting with 83′s Loose ‘N [...]
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 [...]
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; [...]
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