INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Sevendust, Him, Angra, Drowning Pool, Ratt, Billy Sheehan, Masters Of Reality, All the Pretty Horses, Gentorturers, Jag Panzer, Sack Trick, Bolt Thrower, Luca Turilli. REGULARS AOR Underground, Power Cuts, Stateside Cuts, Dinosaur Rock, Multimedia Madness, MP3 Power Bytes, Playlists – the Powerplay writers favourite albums of 2001, Ozbits – our new rock(…)
A while back it occurred to me that very few of us really know what it is like to be on tour, the work behind the scenes, the giggles and the disasters and so was born On Tour With… Having shared the idea with Mr Ed and Matt we mulled over the bands we would(…)
Tour Diary: SPiT LiKE THiS & TIGERTAILZ, May 2011 (Part 2) Posted by LORD ZiON on May 23rd, 2011 Note: This tour diary was written for a feature on the website of awesome UK rock & metal mag, POWERPLAY. Wednesday 18th May 2011: 02 Academy2, Sheffield It’s lucky I keep a personal diary as trying(…)
LORD ZiON’s Tour Diary: SPiT LiKE THiS & TIGERTAILZ, May 2011 (Part 1) by LORD ZiON on May 15th, 2011 When I was asked by Powerplay Magazine if I would write a Tour Diary to accompany the “On Tour With” feature they were doing on us, I couldn’t say no. After all, I write one(…)
We shared freshly made hot donuts with Voodoo Six. We had lollipops with Sean Hughes. We had a slight accident with our photographer not realising that disposable barbques come in a box made from cardboard until after she lit it! What did you do?
Bloodstock, full of metal, mayhem and this year, mud. We were rained on, we drank too much jager and GWAR’s Hitler came on our photographer’s face when she was shooting from the pit. All in all everything a British metal festival should be. Were you there with your trousers down? Were you there in gold(…)
So a very delighted Matt Spall is travelling with one of his favourite bands for our new “On Tour With…” section, today his journey started with the delights of public transport to join Tom Englund and the guys. Armed with his AAA pass and staying on the tour bus Matt will be updating us over(…)
When a rock guitarist does a solo album, it generally falls into one of three camps. First there are the shredders, those who want to try and get as many notes as is (in)humanly possible into every minute of music. Then there are the experimentalists, those who want to use their instrument of choice to(…)