Tag: HARD

Gary Richards Dropped By LiveNation, Will Not Run Holy Ship in 2018

Gary Richards Dropped By LiveNation, Will Not Run Holy Ship in 2018

Yesterday, Gary Richards, aka Destructo, broke the news via Facebook that he would no longer be involved with Live Nation going forward. Richards, who’s been a top tier promoter, DJ, and producer in the industry since the launch of his HARD Events brand back in 2007 had a five year contract with the […]

3 Paths That EDM Could Take in 2017

3 Paths That EDM Could Take in 2017

Is it safe to say that EDM has died yet? What even is EDM at this point? Is it the generally-hated 2013 Big Room House style that cheapened music? Or is it a blanket term for this community that we all found ourselves in? Whatever you make of it, it […]

Darren Porter – ‘To Feel Again’ on FSOE Recordings

Darren Porter – ‘To Feel Again’ on FSOE Recordings

English born Darren Porter worked his way into the Trance community in a slightly more unconventional way than most of the artists surrounding him. After moving to Germany back in 2010 as an apprentice music editor and composer for several, small, independent movies and tv shows, Porter began working with a few […]

Myon & Shane 54 With Haley – ‘Round We Go’ (Standerwick Remix)

Myon & Shane 54 With Haley – ‘Round We Go’ (Standerwick Remix)

The massive new tune from Myon & Shane 54 with famed vocalist Haley, ‘Round We Go’, has received the remix treatment from several talented artists in the remix package. Most notably of the group is Trance phenom Standerwick, a budding talent in the Trance community, who delivers a smashing take on the well produced original. […]

Solarstone – ‘Lost Hearts’

Solarstone – ‘Lost Hearts’

2016 has been quite the whirlwind year for Trance super star Solarstone. With his pure remix of Orkidea and Lowland’s ‘Glowing Skies’ and PureNRG‘s ‘Secret Of The Sahara’ taking the Trance community by storm, it was then just this past weekend he rocked Brooklyn in a crazy warehouse party many will never forget. Sporting all […]

Holy Ship 2017 Details Announced!

Holy Ship 2017 Details Announced!

Rumors started whirling around on this January’s sailing that the most popular dance music cruise Holy Ship 2017 would have a home different from ships of the past. After the typical announcement month of March came and went, more and more shippers were beginning to believe the rumors. Today, it has officially […]

Destructo and Wax Motif Team Up To Create Some Fire

Destructo and Wax Motif Team Up To Create Some Fire

Gary Richards, known by his stage name Destructo, is a music executive, concert promoter, and DJ based out of Los Angeles. He is the founder and CEO of HARD Events, a brand that has put on popular music festivals since 2007, and which was acquired in 2012 by Live Nation Entertainment. He has […]

Destructo and BOT Rework Drake’s “Jumpman”

Destructo and BOT Rework Drake’s “Jumpman”

The HARD Events HARDFather does it again with his latest track. Gary Richards, better known as Destructo, has taken a half-step away from dance music in the last year and a half and continues to explore his musical prowess with G-House and Hip Hop elements. His West Coast EP, out […]