Issue 139

Issue 139

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Italian gothic metallers Lacuna Coil grace our first front cover of 2012. We talk to singers Cristina Scabbia and Andrea Ferro about their new album, which sees them embracing their music roots whilst still retaining their more recent commercial edge. We join Epica in the Netherlands and Rage in Germany for previews(…)

Issue 138

Issue 138

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES ‘American Capitalists’ Five Finger Death Punch take the metal world by storm. “We’re part of the first generation of bands so widely exposed through the Internet and no one knows how to deal with it,” says Zoltan Bathory. Danish symphonic rockers Royal Hunt reunite with original vocalist DC Cooper for their glorious(…)

Issue 137

Issue 137

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES We bring you the first preview from Angel Studios of Powerplay favourites Nightwish’s spectacular new masterpiece “Imaginaerum”, plus lunatic rockers Steel Panther return with their highly anticipated second album and we have interview with Megadeth, Machine Head, Iced Earth, Wednesday 13, Reckless Love, Dead By April, Staind, Onslaught, Visions Of Atlantis, Grand(…)

Issue 136

Issue 136

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Looking like a million dollars on the band’s new photos and sounding fantastic on the heavier, darker and more focussed self-titled new album, we talk to Amy Lee about  everything Evanescence. Plus Alice Cooper tells us about his amazing sequel to “Welcome To My Nightmare” and we chat to Bobby Kimball and(…)

Issue 135

Issue 135

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Sammy Hagar talks to Powerplay about the new Chickenfoot album and shares a few thoughts about Van Halen. Anthrax return with a fantastic new album with Joey Belladonna at the mic. Plus we chat to: Dream Theater, Sebastian Bach, Yes, 3 Doors Down, Opeth, Arkona, Solitude Aeturnus, Malefice, Serpentine, Cipher System, Epysode,(…)

Issue 134

Issue 134

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES We talk to Florida heavyweights Trivium, who have hit a home run with their fifth album, a return to their dark metalcore rootswith surprising touches of black metal. Plus we interview Thin Lizzy, Theory Of A Deadman, Richard Marx, George Lynch,Anvil, Airrace, Communic, Outloud, Iwrestledabearonce, Straight Line Stitch, Rival Sons and Skalmold.(…)

Issue 133

Issue 133

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES Anders Friden talks to Powerplay about the surprisingly diverse new album from In Flames, “Sounds Of A Playground Fading”. We also talk to Andy Sneap about the fantastic Hell album and Joe Elliott about Def Leppard’s first ever live release, plus we join Edguy in Germany and Von Hertzen Brothers in Finland.(…)

Issue 132

Issue 132

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES In one of his most frank interviews ever, Glenn Hughes shares the highs and lows of his incredible career and talks about his latest, and by his own admission greatest, new offering, the absolutely fantastic sophomore Black Country Communion album. Journey wow us with their hard rockin’ new album, we talk to(…)