The Hard Data started as a hard copy, published magazine written by ravers, for ravers focusing on the growing hard dance scene in the US and abroad. Over time, The Hard Data has partnered with some of the leading writers, promoters, and photographers to provide newly updated content and latest news on all event reports, music releases, reviews, and galleries. The Hard Data provides up-to-date articles whether it’s art, culture, humor, or lifestyle pieces involving the harder styles, The Hard Data has you covered.

joelJoel Bevacqua

Los Angeles, CA      square-facebook-512

Owner, Editor -In-Chief, “DJ Deadly Buda”


cornelioCornelio Atari Cedillo

Los Angeles, CA      square-facebook-512

A.KA. “Shot In the Face” has been raving for 15+ years and began shooting  6 years ago  to document the real experience of it all

cornelioMike Ortiz

Hacienda Heights, CA      square-facebook-512

Commercial photographer and student at ArtCenter, has been shooting for 2 years to capture the real portrayal of the scene.

jarredJarred Maestas

Phoenix, AZ      square-facebook-512

Website Administrator & Writer

Dedicated to the harder sound of electronic dance music.