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Powerglove Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Powerglove.


Powerglove Talks "Saturday Morning Apocalypse"

Anyone who thinks video game music wasn’t cut out to be turned into metal obviously never played anything beyond PacMan. Video game and cartoon music alike both tends to lean toward grandiose styling and energetic delivery, which are two essential concepts of most heavy metal. It takes a special breed of band to really do the songs justice without being merely laughable. ProgPower USA XII recognized the talents of US-based band Powerglove, and gave them the opening slot on the kick-off day.

Before the show got rolling, I was able to catch up with Powerglove drummer Bassil Silver and bassist Nick Avila for an interview. I was able to pick their brains about their latest album, “Saturday Morning Apocalypse” (reviewed here), their favorite cartoons, their musical training, tips for noobs trying to make it in the music business, and their favorite video game music. They also gave a tease about their next album, citing Final Fantasy music as in the works. More...

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