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MEDIA

MEDIA

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AZEALIA BANKS Los Angeles 13 MAY

 

Loveless MINNEAPOLIS 16 MAY

Loveless DETROIT 18 MAY

Loveless CLEVELAND 19 MAY

 

Loveless COLUMBUS 20 MAY

 

Loveless TORONTO 22 MAY

Loveless MONTREAL 23 MAY

Loveless NEW YORK 25 MAY

Loveless BOSTON 27 MAY

Loveless Atlantic city 28 may

Loveless WASHINGTON D.C. 30 MAY

Loveless NASHVILLE 1 JUNE

Loveless ATLANTA 2 JUNE

Loveless ORLANDO 3 JUNE

Loveless HOUSTON 5 JUNE

Loveless AUSTIN 6 JUNE

Loveless DALLAS 7 JUNE

Loveless SALT LAKE CITY 10 JUNE

Loveless SEATTLE 12 JUNE

Loveless VANCOUVER 13 JUNE

Loveless PORTLAND 14 JUNE

Loveless SAN DIEGO 17 JUNE

Loveless PHOENIX 18 JUNE

Loveless PARIS 16 SEP

Loveless AMSTERDAM 18 SEP

Loveless BERLIN 20 SEP

Loveless HAMBURG 21 SEP

Loveless BRUSSELS 23 SEP

Loveless CARDIFF 25 SEP

Loveless LONDON 26 SEP

Loveless BIRMINGHAM 29 SEP

Loveless MANCHESTER 30 SEP

Loveless GLASGOW 1 OCT

Loveless DUBLIN 3 OCT

BIO

BIO

     Groove Juggernaut (Stephen D. Haaker) is an independent musician based in Los Angeles. He plays drums for Loveless, Azealia Banks, Sister Speak, and his Alt-Djent band, Cartographer. Stephen is also a producer, recently spearheading the Sister Speak LP "Love For All". Out now! He's currently Co-producing an EP for Angela Petrilli, recorded at the famous sunset sound in hollywood.

 

    He performs on hundreds of records as house drummer for The Vanguard, a popular studio designed and run by Nick Morzov (bandmate, Cartographer). Nick and Stephen are experts in drum recording. They continue to experiment and refine their craft every day, writing and tracking for Cartographer and many others. For more Indie productions, he works closely with Brett Grossman (Co-Producer, "Love For All"). Brett is a seasoned musician and mixing engineer. Together, alongside their favorite songwriters and players, Stephen and Brett produce uniquely detailed and personal records, guiding the artist from demo to master with passion and transparency. Groove Juggernaut is also an experienced teacher, specializing in his unique Open Drumming style.

        Sergeant Haaker has been in Los angeles since leaving the U.S. Army Band in 2014. As a young soldier-musician, he performed thousands of shows with many different groups including the Army's first Metal band, "The Four Horsemen of the Arockalypse". They deployed to Iraq in 2009 to perform for the troops. The 13 month mission was his first tour. He recalls, "One of the best shows I ever played was for 200 soldiers at a tiny outpost. They built us a small stage outside, pulled up armored trucks to use as stage lights, and drank non-alcoholic beer as they moshed and raged to Killswitch engage and Lamb of God covers. It was clear, they desperately needed that show... I started taking music seriously after that." Upon return, he performed stateside with big bands, jazz combos, country ensembles, and lots of wedding bands--further developing his vast repertoire and unique sound.

        So what's Groove Juggernaut? It started as a reference to Stephen's diverse style, forged in the trials of intensive on-the-job training and refined by countless hours of study and practice. His sound Transcends dynamics and genre. The term has since become synonymous with his indomitable spirit. Deeply wounding Personal trials and devastating professional setbacks attempt to tamp the fire that has burned since the days of pots and pans. This humble confidence, formed by failure and triumph alike, has created a juggernaut--forever learning, creating, exploring and grooving.

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