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by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — American Melodic rockers Maxx Explosion are back with a new album, their second, titled Dirty Angels. Maxx Explosion is, of course, the band put together by House of Lords musicians Chris McCarvill (who also handles lead vocals here), [...]
Melodic hard rockers Tango Down have released the following update: We said we were going to lay low for a few months and enjoy the holidays. We all greatly appreciate the response that ‘Charming Devil’ continues to receive. We took time to sit back and soak everything in over the last year. [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Well, the guys in Adriangale sure didn’t waste any time following up their 2013 release Suckerpunch. Granted, it did take them the better part of a decade to get that one out, but still, it is a bit surprising in this day and age to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]