Daily Archives: June 7, 2013


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Judas Priest, Sinner, Ross The Boss, Lamb Of God, Sign, Lacrimas Profundere, Revolution Renaissance, Zero Hour, Black Tide, Kalmah, Kids In Glass Houses, Elevener, The Powerplay Story, Our Motley Crew, Top 100 albums of the Powerplay era, Issue 100 congratulation messages.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, […]

Issue 100


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Def Leppard, Dave Mustaine, Queensryche, Journey, Wednesday 13, Glenn Hughes, Opeth, Soul Doctor, Kiuas, Mindless Self Indulgence, Tyr, Crimes Of Passion.   POWER FILES CHAPTER 34 18 storming metal tunes on our latest free CD: Kill Hannah, Edenbridge, Million, Mattsson, Splinter, Crimes Of Passion, Power Quest, Headhunter, […]

Issue 99


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Whitesnake, Festivals 2008, Duff McKagan Pro-File, Dio, White Lion, Dokken, George Lynch, Firewind, Pain, Edenbridge, M.ill.ion, Brother Firetribe, Bic Cock, Mattsson, Masterstroke, X-World/5.   COMPETITION We have a pair of weekend tickets for Firefest V plus five runner-up prizes of Brother Firetribe long sleeve T-shirts.     REGULARS […]

Issue 98



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Black Crowes, In Flames, Jon Oliva’s Pain, Stone Gods, Dino Cazares, Tobias Sammet, Carnivore, RPWL, To-Mera, Kill Hannah, Fires Of Babylon, Nex, Draconian, Open The Skies.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Airbourne, Megadeth, Exodus, Sonata […]

Issue 97


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Velvet Revolver, Steve Lukather, Children Of Bodom, Cavalera Conspiracy, The Poodles, Andre Matos, Chthonic, Airtime, Viron, Midnattsol, Tempestt, Neverland, Overdrive, Ayin Aleph.   COMPETITION Five lucky winners can blag a stack of Spinefarm goodies, including limited edition white vinyl double disc copies of Tarja’s “My Winter Storm”, […]

Issue 96


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Korn, Twisted Sister, Meshuggah, Apocalyptica, Rage, Ayreon, Sandalinas, Airbourne, Work Of Art, Alestorm, Light This City, Soul Destroyer.    REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Stateside Cuts, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Heaven & Hell, Van Halen, Status Quo, Lamb Of God, Black Crusade, […]

Issue 95



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Gamma Ray, JD Fortune, Ted Poley, Axxis, Jaded Heart, Pagan’s Mind, Panic Cell, Empire, Elvenking, Mind’s Eye, Sieges Even, Sanctity, Svartsot, Possessed.    REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Stateside Cuts, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Firefest, Dream Theater, Symphony X, Progpower Europe, Fightstar, […]

Issue 94


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Nikki Sixx, Alter Bridge, Tarja Turunen, Helloween, Soilwork, Down, Steve Grimmett, Sacred Reich, Poverty’s No Crime, Avantasia, Wolfpack Unleashed, Vendetta, Centurion’s Ghost, Never Means Maybe.    REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Alter Bridge, ZZ Top, Chris Cornell, Evile, […]

Issue 93


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Rush, Status Quo, The Cult, Hanoi Rocks, Matchbox Twenty, Fightstar, InMe, Dir en grey, Divine Heresy, The Cursed, Burn, Eden’s Curse    REGULARS Power Files: Chapter 31, AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Wig Wam, Bloodstock Open Air, […]

Issue 92



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Heaven And Hell, Lamb Of God, Chimaira, Sharon den Adel, Robin Beck, Tesla, Obituary, Tokio Hotel, David Readman, Hanzel Und Gretyl, Consortium Project, Conquest Of Steel, Mehida.    REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Paul […]

Issue 91


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Primal Fear, Scorpions, Poison, Nightwish, Rob Halford, Paul Gilbert, Clawfinger, Symphony X, Lions Share, Still Remains, Voices Of Rock, Awake, REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. LIVE REVIEWS Download Festival, Sweden Rock Festival, Bang Your Head Festival, Hyde Park Calling, […]

Issue 90


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Funeral For A Friend, Goo Goo Dolls, REO Speedwagon, Kamelot, Josh Todd, Devin Townsend, Amorphis, Epica, Hellyeah, Shakra, Iron Fire, Ride The Sky, Job For A Cowboy, Civilization One, From Autumn To Ashes, Carnal Forge, Korpiklaani, Hinder REGULARS Power Files: Chapter 30, AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside […]

Issue 89



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Paul Rodgers, Dream Theater, Shadows Fall, WASP, AFI, DevilDriver, Shadows Fall, Candlemass, Silent Force, Autumn, Sonic Syndicate, Redemption, Visions Of Atlantis, Enochian Theory, Festival Fever 2007, How Black is Black? REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. LIVE REVIEWS Within Temptation, Trivium, […]

Issue 88


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Megadeth, Ian Gillan, Dimmu Borgir, Night Ranger, Manowar, U.D.O., Gotthard, Pink Cream 69, Sonata Arctica, Sacrifice, Bloodbound, Sonic Syndicate, Black Stone Cherry, Flyleaf, McQueen, I Am Ghost, Serenity. REGULARS Power Files: Chapter 29, AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. LIVE REVIEWS […]

Issue 87


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Within Temptation, Dimmu Borgir, Saxon, Machine Head, Chimaira, Trouble, Deathstars, Messiah’s Kiss, Godhead, Dominici, Sirenia, Intense, Damage Control, Non-Divine, Jaded. REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal LIVE REVIEWS Journey, Vaughn, Bleeding Through, Caliban, Tiger Tailz, Brujeria, Blackfield, Decapitated, Madina Lake, […]

Issue 86



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Royal Hunt, Porcupine Tree, Masterplan, Tarot, Chris Caffery, Battlelore, Byron Nemeth Group  POWER FILES CHAPTER 28 – TWO FREE CDs CD1 – Within Temptation, Silent Force, Saxon, Thunderstone, Battlelore, Chris Caffery, Non-Divine, Dominini, Serpico, Heavenly, Almah, Magnum, Koritini, Logan, Gypsy, Rollin Thunder, Byron Nemeth […]

Issue 85


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Meat Loaf, Styx, Lamb Of God, Grave Digger, The Panic Channel, Wig Wam, After Forever, Edenbridge, Walls Of Jericho, Enter Shikari, Fairyland, Sirenia REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal LIVE REVIEWS Unholy Alliance Tour, My Chemical Romance, Motorhead, Firefest III, […]

Issue 84


Bumper 80-page Christmas issue including free 17-track CD. INTERVIEWS & FEATURES INXS, Riders On The Storm (The Doors), Cradle Of Filth, Pretty Maids, Therion, My Dying Bride, Powerman 5000, Paramore, Bullets & Octane, Saosin, Ringworm, That Was 2006…  REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or […]

Issue 83



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Paul Stanley, Killswitch Engage, Bob Daisley pt 2, Buckcherry, Krokus, Rhapsody Of Fire, Kingdom Come, Girl, Tomorrow’s Eve, Tourist.  REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.  LIVE REVIEWS Buckcherry, Goo Goo Dolls, Y&T, Misfits, Wednesday 13, Porcupine Tree, Blind Guardian, Tokyo […]

Issue 82


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Sebastian Bach, Axel Rudi Pell, Hammerfall, Trivium, Bob Daisley, Winger, Ty Tabor, Obituary, Jon Oliva’s Pain, Planet Alliance, Cellador, To-Mera.  POWER FILES CHAPTER 25 CD1. Planet Alliance – “The Real You”  2. Hardcore Superstar – “We Don’t Celebrate Sundays”  3. Axel Rudi Pell – “Rock The Nation” […]

Issue 81


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Bif Naked, Fair Warning, Eighteen Visions, Ten, Vengeance, Unearth, Gorgoroth, Breed 77, Hardcore Superstar, Freak Kitchen, Demiricous, Fall Ov Serafim, Logan REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Pandora’s Hitpicks, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. LIVE REVIEWS Download Festival, Whitesnake POWER PLAYS Blind Guardian, Fair Warning, […]

Issue 80



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Zakk Wylde, Metal Church, Moonspell, New York Dolls, Cro-Mags, Osaka Popstar And The American Legends Of Punk, Gojira, Khoma, Shooting Star, Sign, Supergroupies, Chrome Division. REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. COMPETITION Five autographed copies of Black Label Society’s new […]

Issue 79


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Glenn Hughes, Blind Guardian, House Of Lords, Voivod, 36 Crazyfists, Bolt Thrower, Beautiful Sin, From Behind, Angtoria, Unchosen, Kid Ego. REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Pandora’s Hit Picks, Ryan Roxie’s Big Rock Show, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. LIVE REVIEWS Goo Goo Dolls, Queensryche, […]

Issue 78


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Nightwish, Anthrax – head-to-head profiles of Joey and Scott, Fear Factory, Celtic Frost, Tony Martin, Anti-Flag, Hallows Eve, Fony, Beyond Fear, Threat Signal.  REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Pandora’s Hit Picks, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.  LIVE REVIEWS Anthrax, Progpower UK, Pearl Jam, Saxon, […]

Issue 77



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Whitesnake, Doro, Jim Peterik, Therapy?, Devin Townsend, Evergrey, Soil, After Forever, Valentine, Satyricon, Communic  REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Pandora’s Hit Picks, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.  LIVE REVIEWS In Flames, Judas Priest, Scorpions, Ian Gillan, Sepultura, Evergrey, Pitchshifter, Skindred, Cathedral, Deathstars, Chariot, The […]

Issue 76


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Queensryche, Ian Gillan, Steve Perry, Warrant, Eldricth, Altaria, Scar Symmetry, Linear Sphere, Benedictum, Forever Never, Metalcore Newcomers.  REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Ryan Roxie’s Big Rock Show, Pandora’s Hit Picks, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.  LIVE REVIEWS Ill Nino, Soulfly, Caliban, After Forever, Butch […]

Issue 75


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Toto, Thin Lizzy, Bullet For My Valentine, The Almighty, Union, Ricky Warwick, Amorphis, Rage, Hawthorne Heights, Slave To The System, Bloodbound, Beyond All Reason.  REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Ryan Roxie’s Big Rock Show, Pandora’s Hit Picks, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.  LIVE REVIEWS […]

Issue 74



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES In Flames, Anthrax, Dragonforce, Deathstars, The Ocean, Clive Burr testimonial, As I lay Dying, Zero Point, Spit Like This, Ryan Roxie joins Powerplay as guest writer, plus win ProgPower UK tickets. REGULARS 50th edition of AOR Underground including top 50 AOR albums of all time, Power Cuts, […]

Issue 73


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Wednesday 13, Edguy, Helloween, Nashville Pussy, Stryper, Swedish Erotica, Michael Kiske, Legs Diamond, Sieges Even, Aiden, Every Time I Die, Abigail’s Mercy REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Pandora’s Hit Picks, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. LIVE REVIEWS Progpower Europe, Michael Bolton, Wednesday 13, Nevermore, […]

Issue 72


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES   Alice Cooper, Yngwie Malmsteen, Sentenced, Huey Lewis, Life Of Agony, Roadrage, Shadow Gallery, Gotthard, Devildriver, Demons & Wizards, Deliverance, Free CD – Power Files Chapter 23 REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Pandora’s Hit Picks, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. LIVE REVIEWS Firefest, Europe, […]

Issue 68