Monthly Archives: June 2013


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Life on the road with Annihilator, Arjen Lucassen, Helloween, Cradle Of Filth, Shadow Gallery, Status Quo, Nelson, The Rods, Hardcore Superstar, Every Time I Die, Times Of Grace, Seventh Void,  Poison Sun, Forbidden, The Agonist, Addicted To Pain, and a pro-file of Corey  Taylor.   REGULARS AOR […]

Issue 127


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Alter Bridge, Firewind, Monster Magnet, Jeff Waters Pro-File, Michael Monroe, Therion, Unruly Child, Romeos Daughter, Blackberry Smoke, White Widdow, Soulspell.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE AND DANGEROUS Black […]

Issue 126


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Reckless Love, Dimmu Borgir, James Labrie, Joe Satriani, Volbeat, Spock’s Beard, Death Angel, Sabaton, Bangalore Choir, Whitechapel, Issa.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE AND DANGEROUS Bloodstock Festival, Ozzfest […]

Issue 125



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Stone Sour, Slash, Zakk Wylde, Goo Goo Dolls, Black Country Communion, Bachman & Turner, Grave Digger, Apocalyptica, First Signal, Yoso, Kiske/Somerville, Kens Dojo, Shadowgarden, Rise To Remain, Lyzanxia.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Beg Borrow or […]

Issue 124


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Murderdolls, Black Sabbath, Heart, Buckcherry, Soilwork, Kamelot, Sons Of Liberty, Ed Kowalczyk, Genitorturers, Sister Sin, Pro-File of Paul Landers from Rammstein.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE AND DANGEROUS […]

Issue 123


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Accept, Nevermore, Blind Guardian, Tarja, Asia, Godsmack, Edenbridge, Winds Of Plague, Enforcer, Wicked Sensation, Shining Line, Moritz, Myrath.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE AND DANGEROUS Kiss, Slayer, Accept, Nevermore, Primal […]

Issue 122



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Vince Neil, Accept, Annihilator, Soulfly, Y&T, Pain Of Salvation, Grand Illusion, ReVamp, 77, Die So Fluid, Jettblack, Diabulus In Musica, The Birthday Massacre.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE […]

Issue 121


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Sonic Syndicate, Vanden Plas, Avantasia, Kiuas, Lacrimas Profundere, Escape The Fate, Chris Laney, Crashdiet, Erol Sora, Joel O’Keeffe pro-file, Festival Fever 2010, plus Download Festival top man Andy Copping shares his experiences of 30 years of Donington.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold […]

Issue 120


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Slash, Judas Priest, Ratt, Rhapsody, Coheed And Cambria, FM, Panic Cell, Vain, High On Fire, Treat, Reckless Love, Serpentine, Heidevolk, Taking Dawn, Excalion, Sworn Amongst.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. […]

Issue 119



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Airbourne, Foreigner, Giant, Gun, The Devil Wears Prada, Ihsahn, Stage Dolls, Tyler Connolly Pro-File, Finntroll, White Wizzard, Karnataka, Voices Of Destiny, Elysion, Dynazty.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE […]

Issue 118


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Rob Zombie, Gamma Ray, Wig Wam, Overkill, Shadow Gallery, Janet Gardner, Swallow The Sun, Eluveitie, Leverage, Delain, The Murder of My Sweet, Steelwing, State Of Rock, Van Canto, Mortemia.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, […]

Issue 117


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Katatonia, WET, Rage, Marillion, Bowling For Soup, Nile, Mob Rules, The Poodles, Sonic Syndicate, Soul Doctor, Redemption, Steve Grimmett, Elis, The Dreamside, Gunfire 76, Kipling.   POWER FILES CHAPTER 40 Eighteen rockin tunes on our latest covermount CD from: Mob Rules, Leverage, Kiping, Soul Doctor, Elis, Paradise […]

Issue 116



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Steel Panther, WASP, Ace Frehley, Yes, Within Temptation, Paradise Lost, Winger, Steve Hackett, New Found Glory, Soil, Ensiferum, Lita Ford, Grand Design, Schelmish, Nico’s Alchemy.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal. […]

Issue 115


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Kiss, Rammstein, Deep Purple, Europe, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steve Vai, Danger Danger, Black Stone Cherry, Arjen Lucassen’s Guilt Machine, Five Finger Death Punch, Scrap Metal, Theatre Of Tragedy, 3 Inches Of Blood, Evile, Janne Warmen, Ronny Munroe.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My […]

Issue 114


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Megadeth, Black Crowes, Shadows Fall, Buckcherry, Gotthard, Axxis, Leaves Eyes, UDO, Lillian Axe, Voices Of Rock, Cain’s Offering, Cobra Starship, Status Minor, Innocent Rosie.   POWER FILES CHAPTER 39 Nineteen top metal tunes from: Leaves Eyes, Axxis, Fair Warning, The Rushing, Resurrecturis, RAM, The 69 Eyes, Touchstone, […]

Issue 113



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Arch Enemy – exclusive first chat about their new album, Fair Warning, Dez Fafara pro-file, Jimmy Van Zant, Elias Viljanen, Girugamesh, Touchstone, Dead By April, Manimal, Syrach, Edgehill Avenue.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, […]

Issue 112


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Killswitch Engage, Dan Reed, Lou Gramm, Aiden, Billy Talent, Rob Rock, Electric Boys, Paul Shortino, Artillery, Baltimoore, Moonstone Project, Amoral, Cauldron, The Jokers, Mencea, Blue October.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or […]

Issue 111


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Dream Theater, Primal Fear, George Thorogood, Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Epica, Anvil, The Gathering, Tyr, Steadlur, Celesty, Trail Of Tears, Coldspell, The Rushing, Nightvision.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE […]

Issue 110



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Lacuna Coil, Heaven & Hell, Queensryche, Stratovarius, Chimaira, God Forbid, Hardline, Impellitteri, Shakra, Leaves Eyes, Ektomorf, Madina Lake, Entwine, Marionette, Sons Of Seasons, Ashent, Equal Loudness Curve.   POWER FILES CHAPTER 38 Twenty top metal tunes from: Fairyland, In This Moment, Shakra, Theory Of A Deadman, Impellitteri, […]

Issue 109


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES In This Moment, The Rasmus, Cannibal Corpse, Great White, Backyard Babies, Theory Of A Deadman, Steelheart, Lions Share, Nasty Idols, A Day To Remember, Deathlike Silence, Fejd.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow […]

Issue 108


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Justin Hawkins, Slipknot, Scott Weiland, Lordi, Jeff Scott Soto, Grave Digger, Wolf, Elvenking, Valentine, Lunatica, Iron Fire, Herman Frank, Crucified Barbara, The New Black, Emergency Gate, Violent Divine, Cornerstone.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, […]

Issue 107



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Zakk Wylde, Sammy Hagar, Doro, Sepultura, Hammerfall, Deathstars, It Bites, Power Quest, Vengeance, Swallow The Sun, Frost, Five Finger Death Punch, Tall Stories, RC2.   POWER FILES CHAPTER 37 Twenty top metal tunes from: Doro, Vengeance, Saxon, Five Finger Death Punch, Grave Digger, Violent Divine, Adagio, The […]

Issue 106


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Tarja Turunen, Motorhead, Saxon, Foreigner, Gamma Ray, Kretaor, Jimi Jamison, Shinedown, Ivanhoe, Crystal Eyes, Operatika, Nobodies.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Firefest, Progpower Europe, Taste Of Chaos […]

Issue 105


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Volbeat, Cradle Of Filth, Thunder, Duff McKagan’s Loaded, Turisas, Tesla, Axel Rudi Pell, Edguy, Pain, Satyricon, Seventh Wonder, Eden’s Curse, Callejon, Black Succubi.   POWER FILES CHAPTER 39 19 rockin’ cuts on this month’s free CD: Turisas, Volbeat, Eden’s Curse, Seventh Wonder, Pain, Nobodies, TNT, Sinocene, Graveyard […]

Issue 104



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Trivium, 3 Doors Down, Evergrey, TNT, Destruction, Sonic Syndicate, Honeymoon Suite, Amon Amarth, Battlelore, Peter Friestedt, Devil’s Gift, Shineth.   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, I Sold My Soul To Rock N Roll, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Bloodstock, Metal Mayhem […]

Issue 103


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES DragonForce, Guns N’ Roses, Staind, Iced Earth, Yngwie Malmsteen, Bowling For Soup, John Parr, Crown Of Thorns, Backyard Babies, Thy Majestie, driver, Dignity, Sister Sin, Katra.   NEW THIS ISSUE Legendary rock journo Dante Bonutto joins the Powerplay team for a regular look back at the heyday […]

Issue 102


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Alice Cooper, Sebastian Bach, Extreme, Seether, Blackmore’s Night, Tony Harnell, Black Stone Cherry, Scar Symmetry, Dreamtide, Winterlong, Venice, Greg Hart, What’s In A Name?   REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Multimedia Madness, Beg Borrow or Steal.   LIVE REVIEWS Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Journey, […]

Issue 101



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