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by Chris A. - Senior Photojournalist – July 15th, 2014 at Riverbend Amphitheater in Cincinnati, OH. – Kiss and Def Leppard have teamed up this summer for a 42-city North American tour that will “deliver good news and excitement,” says Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley. It is the [...]
by Chris A. - Senior Photojournalist – KISS 40: Retrospective Offers Cuts From Every Kiss Album Released Kiss is a lot like America. Flashy, brash, in-your-face, resilient, versatile, incredibly successful and when it comes right down to it, lots of fun. Kiss has made a living being the life [...]
by Alex Smith-Barbieri - Senior Columnist – Even More Kiss and Tell: An Interview with Gordon G.G. Gebert With KISS back in the headlines—they’ll be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014, and also celebrate their 40thanniversary—Hardrock Haven talked to someone known to [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Photojournalist – JULY 21-22, 2013 in Clisson, France – HEADLINERS: Kiss, ZZ Top, Whitesnake Hellfest features 160 bands deployed over 6 different zones.The bands are dispatched to these 6 areas according to their musical style and importance. 17 bands per day, [...]
by Cameron Edney - Guest Columnist – March 09 – 10, 2013 at All Phones Arena in Sydney, Australia – Growing up there wasn’t too many bands that made the impression on me that Kiss did. Having older siblings who were part of Kissteria in 1980 here in Australia, it was only a matter [...]
by Cameron Edney - Guest Columnist – After Two Decades of Ghoulish Success Wednesday 13 Presents The Dixie Dead Ghouls and fiends it’s time to once again scream as shock rocker Wednesday 13 gears up to unleash The Dixie Dead unto the world. Hailing from North Carolina, Wednesday 13 has had [...]
Every year, Hardrock Haven staffers compile their Top 10 best releases. Here’s the writers’ favorites from 2012: Alex’s Top Ten for 2012 01. Van Halen – A Different Kind of Truth 01. Dokken – Broken Bones 02. Rick Springfield – Songs for the End of the World 03. Katy Perry – The [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas - Columnist – Whether you look at the States, South America, Japan or Europe, Kiss never had a problem selling out arenas; especially now that the European market gets to enjoy a major tour every couple of years by the iconic group, it is hard to counter-argue that Kiss [...]
December 10th, 2009 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO. by John Kindred Staff Writer On a cold winters night the KISS Army invaded Kansas City. Thankfully the invasion wasn’t for another “tribute band” or a convention but to see the mighty KISS circus in its entire splendor. With a [...]
October 12th, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, PA. by Steve Trager Staff Writer Perhaps KISS is one of those bands that can send a chill down your spine with all their pyrotechnics and eye-popping stage productions that has outshined more then 35 consecutive years as a band. There is that [...]