Powerplay


Powerplay magazine issue 222
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES A new way of writing, with new people involved, but still the same old Goo Goo Dolls melodic magic. John ‘Knievel’ Rzeznik shares the story of the creation of vibrant new album ‘Miracle Pill’ and explains why he stays away from social media. Finnish rock opera star Tarja Turunen […]

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Powerplay Magazine 221
The New Powerfiles Chapter 3 of the new power files comes free with this issue (code in magazine). To download them, follow this link. INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Named after the legendary Hollywood Vampires Drinking Club that included Keith Moon, Mickey Dolenz and Ringo Starr among its celebrity members, Hollywood Vampires, featuring […]

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Powerplay Magazine Issue 220
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES From their first ever gig at The Coventry in Queens to playing the most spectacular shows in the world at the biggest venues on the planet, Kiss have achieved the kind of legendary status that only a handful of bands ever reach. Their latest trot across the globe, […]

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Issue 219
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Offering up the band’s best release since ‘1987’, David Coverdale talks about hard rocking new Whitesnake album ‘Flesh & Blood’, his relationship with Ritchie Blackmore and his recently installed bionic knees. With festival season approaching, we bring you our usual round-up of the summer’s action and this […]

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Powerplay Issue 218
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Whether you love them for their humour, despise them for their crudity or simply don’t get them at all, Steel Panther will be on your musical radar. “Don’t judge us,” they plead in an interview that addresses the band’s utter lack of political correctness and shocking attitude […]

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Issue 217
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Third time lucky for the Todd La Torre fronted Queensryche? ‘The Verdict’ is the best we’ve heard from the band in two decades, but luck has nothing to do with it. This is Queenrsyche back to their world-beating best. The band hate being referred to as prog, […]

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INTERVIEWS & FEATURES With a UK stadium tour announced for June, Bon Jovi guitarist Phil X talks about stepping into one of the biggest roles in rock. Following their previous concept release, Dream Theater hit us between the eyes with a new album of short and punchy prog metal, Inglorious […]

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Issue 215
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES After five years without a new album, a break that almost saw the death of the much loved band, Dutch symphonic metal legends Within Temptation return with the pop-infused new album ‘Resist’. We catch up with rapidly rising rockers Bad Wolves, Johnny Gioeli tells us about his […]

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INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Buoyed by the runaway success of their cover of Simon And Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound Of Silence’, the latest album from Chicago metal heavyweights Disturbed truly deserves its title, ‘Evolution’. Claiming that it may well be his last ever recording, former Ozzy six-stringer Jake E Lee talks about […]

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Powerplay magazine 213
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Legendary former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley shares some classic stories and tells us all about his latest solo album, ‘Spaceman’. Rising stars Bad Touch show us how to ‘Shake A Leg’, Nazareth talk to us about their new singer, new album and fiftieth anniversary box set, Floor […]

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Powerplay Magazine Issue 212
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Solo album number four from the Guns N’ Roses axe-slinger, along with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, finds the band ‘Living The Dream’. Telling their ‘Untold Stories’, melodic rockers Airrace are back with a sonic boom. Anne Wilson talks about her new album, full of covers and […]

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Powerplay Magazine Issue 211
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES The ladies are rockin’ the roost at Powerplay this month when we catch up with Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale, Doro Pesch and Simone Simons from Epica. Always a man with lots to say, we speak to Dee Snider about his hard and heavy new solo album, plus Rich […]

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Powerplay Magazine Issue 210
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES We join Powerwolf in Germany where five journalists pick five different favourite songs from the band’s incredible new offering, ‘The Sacrament Of Sin’, showing its amazing diversity. By far their strongest album to date, we can’t wait for their album launch show at Masters Of Rock festival. […]

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Powerplay Magazine 209
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES From alcohol problems and stand-in singers to record label lawsuits and accusations that they’re fake and sellouts, Five Finger Death Punch are living the rock star life. “I’ll worry when people stop talking shit about us. If it stops, so will we,” says Zoltan Bathory. With huge, […]

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INTERVIEWS & FEATURES With headline acts Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N’ Roses and Avenged Sevenfold, Download leads the charge in this year’s festival race, but whether you’re wanting to stay home or travel overseas for your summer festival fixes, and whether you like big events or little independent ones, our festival […]

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