Issues


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 […]

Issue 213


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 […]

Issue 212


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 […]

Issue 211



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. […]

Issue 210


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, […]

Issue 209


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 […]

Issue 208



Powerplay Magazine Issue 207
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES We sit down with legendary British metallers Judas Priest to find out all about flaming hot new album ‘Firepower’. The Dead Daisies lay waste to all in their path with third album ‘Burn It Down’, Blaze Bayley tells us how relieved he is to have finished the […]

Issue 207


Powerplay 206
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Erik Martensson tells us all about the long awaited third album from melodic rock supergroup WET. We join Dan Reed Network in the studio, Thunder roll out their new live album, Ministry’s Al Jourgensen unleashes his political wit, and we talk to Nightwish side-project Auri. Also this […]

Issue 206


INTERVIEWS & FEATURES The stars have aligned, literally, for Michael Schenker. His latest band, Michael Scehnker Fest, will release their incredible debut album in March. Featuring the vocal talents of Graham Bonnet, Gary Barden, Robin McAuley and Doogie White, it is a spectacular coming together of Schenker talent, past and […]

Issue 205



INTERVIEWS & FEATURES In a rare and frank interview, Poison’s Bret Michaels and Bobby Dall look back at the history of one of the most successful glam bands of all time. Victor Smolski tells us about the sophomore outing from post-Rage outfit Almanac, Geoff Tate shares his thoughts about the […]

Issue 204


Powerplay Issue 203
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES From Montreal to Toronto, via Ottawa and Quebec City, we endured long drives in a battered van, along with sleepless nights and delayed flights to trek across Canada with Blaze Bayley and his band. Vandenberg’s Moonkings return with their superb sophomore outing, Trivium revisit their metalcore roots, […]

Issue 203


Powerplay Issue 202
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES A thing of rare beauty, ‘Pinewood Smile’, the new album from The Darkness lands this month. We talk to the whole band about their wonderful new offering, as well as how the album was nearly named after the late Bond actor Roger Moore, which of them has […]

Issue 202



Powerplay Magazine Issue 201
INTERVIEWS & FEATURES “He is the world’s top guitar player of his generation. I can say that with all honesty, because I know everybody and I’ve played with everybody,” says Glenn Hughes about working with Joe Bonamassa on the eye-popping new Black Country Communion album. Buckcherry front man Josh Todd […]

Issue 201


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INTERVIEWS & FEATURES The Godfather Of Shock Rock, Alice Cooper delves into the world of the paranormal on his explosive new album and will perform live with his original band exclusively in the UK later this year. The focus is our 200th issue and 20th anniversary celebrations, including our top […]

Issue 200


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INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Recorded with a back to basics, live in the studio approach, the new Stone Sour album sounds immense. Front man Corey Taylor and guitarist Josh Rand simply can’t stop raving about it. If you thought Maria Brink was hot before, just wait until you hear the new […]

Issue 199