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by Derric Miller – Managing Editor – Tango Down guitarist Scott Miller caught up with Hardrock Haven to discuss their brand new album Charming Devil; the ornate and high-class (with beautiful models) photo shoot resulting in the killer artwork; specific tracks like “Too Many Roads,” [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist – American hard rockers Tango Down are back with a new album, their fourth overall, titled Charming Devil. The band made a major splash with their previous album (2012’s Identity Crisis), thanks in large part to the addition of David Reece [...]
by Alex Smith-Barbieri – Senior Columnist – Vic Rivera, chief songwriter and guitarist for Adriangale, and former musical partner of Ted Poley, is a very busy man these days. He’s been holed up in his underground studio in The Bronx, NY – crunching (pun intended) to get the new [...]
Tango Down helped blow the doors off last years MRF3 Festival performing songs from their Kivel Recirds release Identity Crisis. The band knocked it up a notch with their strongest album and material to date,  which was welcomed with like minded reviews and praise last year.   So with the [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – Originally self-released last year (and now given a proper CD release by the Kivel label), Unhinged is the third album from Bay Area hard rockers Madman’s Lullaby. They’re a relatively recent band, but their sound is anything but, [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – Here’s another debut release on the Kivel Records roster that slipped by us last year. Forever is the first album by Maxx Explosion, a U.S.-based melodic hard rock band consisting of Chris McCarvill (vocals, bass, keyboards), Jimi Bell [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – North Carolina-based melodic rockers No Love Lost made their debut last year on the Kivel Records label with this self-titled offering. The band features vocalist Scott Board, who fans of the NC scene might recall from bands like Dimage [...]
by Justin Gainesx – Senior Columnist/News Editor – It’s been a long time coming – nine years to be exact – but melodic hard rockers Adriangale are finally back with a new studio album, their fifth overall, titled Suckerpunch. Adriangale is probably best known for featuring [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – Dear Sanity is the debut offering from melodic hard rock newcomers LaValle. Led by guitarist Eddie LaValle and featuring bassist Paul Logue (Eden’s Curse), vocalist Carsten “Lizard” Schulz (Evidence One) and drummer Ramy Ali [...]