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by Christophe Pauly – Senior Photojournalist — June 19-21, 2015 at Val de Moine Sport Complex in Clisson, France — France’s annual music festival, known to the world as Hellfest, marked its 10th anniversary this year. Featuring musical acts from the Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — May 15, 2015 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, OH. — America’s Greatest Rock Festival Does It Again For three consecutive years, America’s greatest rock festival, Rock On The Range, was completely sold out with over 100,000 rapid [...]
by Kathy Kindred – Editor in Chief — The NAMM experience is a complete immersion into sensory overload. Yes, all five senses. Each year, the National Association of Music Merchants hosts the four-day Winter NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. This year, NAMM [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — According to the National Association of Music Merchants, NAMM, The 2015 Winter NAMM Show was the largest event in its 114-year history. The number of this year’s participating exhib-itors reached a record-setting 1,621, which is a 6 percent [...]
by John Kindred – Senior Columnist — January 24, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. — Day 3: Day 3 began by visiting the booths associated with recording, DJ mixing and digital pianos and keyboards. Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson was hanging out chatting with [...]
by John Kindred – Senior Columnist — January 23, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. — Day 2: Highlights of the day began with Mad Hatter Guitar Products who offer solderless guitar component kits. Meeting face to face with Jospeh Fortmuller owner of Sinister [...]
by John Kindred – Senior Columnist — January 22, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. — Day 1: Winter NAMM 2015 takes place in Anaheim, California from January 22-25 2015. Easily the most important event in the music-making industry calendar, the NAMM show brings [...]
Every year, Hardrock Haven staffers compile their Top 10 best releases. Our writers and photojournalists have diverse interests, allowing Hardrock Haven the ability to cover a broad spectrum of music. This is quite evident when you read through the varied selections for the year. Here are the [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — The wait is finally over. This Fall if you were looking for an album that explodes with huge guitar riffs and explosive vocals than World On Fire featuring Slash and Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will ignite your world. This is the third album by [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — August 2st, 2014 at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, NV. — Aerosmith with Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators From the East Coast to the West Coast Aerosmith made a special stop to the MGM Grand Arena for the Let Rock Rule Tour on Aug. [...]
by Kathy Kindred – Editor in Chief — July 26th, 2014 at Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge in North Kansas City, MO. — The VooDoo Lounge, Harrah’s Casino, Kansas City, Mo. (July 26, 2014) — Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators brought their World on Fire tour to Kansas [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — Rock On The Range is quickly becoming a legend in the world of big-time rock music festivals. In May 2014, nearly 100,000 people will pass through the turnstiles to attend this stellar music festival. Hosted in Columbus, Ohio, Rock On The Range [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — What better way to spend Columbus Day weekend than at Vamp’d for the CD release party of The Underground Rebels with special opening guest Todd Kerns on Oct. 13? It is no wonder that Las Vegas is becoming the entertainment capital of the world with the [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — July 25, 2013 at House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV. The final date of the Apocalyptic Tour featuring Slash and Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators at the House of Blues in Vegas on July 25 proved to be epic and it was only fitting that the tour end in the [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — LA rock band Venrez are gearing up for their release of American Illusion on July 30. The band has released a video directed by Natalie Bible called “Unforeseen.” Lead singer Steven Berez better known, as Ven is huge on writing lyrics that [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — June 2, 2013 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. After being on the road with Slash for the past nine months, Las Vegas welcomed home Todd Kerns for his very special CD release Borrowing Trouble party at Vamp’d on June 2. The night was filled with [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Steven Adler has been battling demons for quite some time, from his brief time in Guns N’ Roses to his more recent appearance on Dr. Drew’s “Celebrity Rehab.” Over the years, drugs have taken their toll but never completely dampened Adler’s [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — October 11, 2012 Brixton Academy, London, United Kingdom It’s difficult to pinpoint what exactly made this show so special. One thing is for certain: this was undeniably the best – and the most puzzling – rock concert this writer went to in [...]