Power Quest are a UK based power metal band based in Southampton. The band was formed in 2001 by two former Dragonforce members Steve Williams (keyboards) and Steve Scott (bass).
Between 2002 and 2013 the band released 5 studio albums including the highly regarded “Neverworld” and “Magic Never Dies” and shared the stage with the likes of Dream Evil, Labyrinth, Threshold, Angra and Freedom Call both in the UK and mainland Europe.
After a three year hiatus the band returned in 2016 with the “Face the Raven” EP and delivered their 6th studio album in October 2017, entitled “Sixth Dimension”, via Inner Wound Recordings and Marquee/Avalon records. Featuring the singles “Lords of Tomorrow” and Kings and Glory, the album proves that the band are back and on top of their game.
During the course of 2017 the band travelled to Japan for the first time and played 3 sold out shows with Freedom Call and Twilight Force. The band also appeared at Progpower USA in Atlanta, USA and Sabaton Open Air in Sweden after which followed an 11 date sold out UK tour with old friends Dragonforce.
2018 began with a UK tour with Freedom Call and an appearance at HRH Metal festival in Birmingham. Later in the year the band will play Amplified festival and have announced some headline shows for November 2018 with more to be added.
Led by veteran keyboardist Steve Williams, the current line up features the pounding rhythm section of Rich Smith (Drums) and Paul Finnie (Bass) who joined the band in 2009. Glyn Williams and Andy Kopczyk bring the twin guitar attack and have an incredible chemistry that is a vital part of the hi-octane live show. Fronting the band is the powerhouse voice that is Ashley Edison who has made the role his own with some stellar performances both on stage and in the studio.