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Power Theory / Bio

Jeff Rose - Vocals
Bob "BB" Ballinger - Guitar/Backing Vocals
Nick Giannakos -Guitar
Alan D'Angelo - Bass/Backing Vocals
Marton Veress - Drums

Power Theory was founded and formed by Rob Ballinger and childhood friend, Charlie Gallagher.Even though they generated some local buzz, the early line up was short lived because not all members understood the vision of what was to become.

In order to strengthen the vision, Dave Santini joined as vocalist. Rob and Dave formed an instant bond for songwriting and began putting together material for the E.P. "Metal Forever".

The E.P. "Metal Forever" was recorded with Jason Grosse at 1021 Studios in Bristol, PA as an independent release.
The band played live extensively and started writing/recording at 1021 Studios for a full-length release.
With the material completed by September 2010, they hired the legendary Achim Koehler to master the project and independently released "Out of the Ashes, Into the Fire". In the fall of 2010.

Power Theory signed a 2 year deal with Pure Steel Records Germany in February and "Out of the Ashes, Into the Fire" was repackaged and internationally released on April 29th, 2011 at "Keep it True" Festival in Königshofen, Germany.
Album line-up:
Rob Ballinger - Guitar
Dave Santini - Vocals
Steve Sabo _ Drums
Jason Tete - Bass

The band gained more extensive live exposure, expanding their range to neighboring states and continued recording new material for their sophomore effort "An Axe to Grind" with cover artwork by Eliran Kantor on Pure Steel Records. An invitation to play Warriors of Metal V Open Air in Pataskala, OH on June 29th was accepted. The band and record label mutually agreed to officially release it sophomore effort "An Axe to Grind" on that day. Power Theory played more shows later in the summer with national acts such as White Wizzard, Icarus Witch, October 31, and Anvil Bitch also labelmates Exxplorer, Sleepy Hollow, and Widow. In September Power Theory opened up for German metal icons, ACCEPT and KREATOR in their hometown of Philadelphia, PA to a packed house.
Album Line-up:
Rob Ballinger - Guitar
Dave Santini - Vocals
Lorin Savadove - Drums
Jay Pekala - Bass

Demo recordings for a 3rd full length release began in March and it was clear a powerful transformation was taking place. The band
Revamped and was ready to roll again.
Power Theory returned to the main stage at Warriors of Metal Open Air VI to play a killer live set with old and new material and was greatly accepted by fans. In October 2013, Power Theory embarked on their first national U.S. tour as main support for SEVEN WITCHES with VICIOUS RUMORS headlining on the second leg of VR's North American "Metal Masters Tour" and returned home to support NWOBHM legends, RAVEN at JB McGinnes in New Castle, DE.

Early highlights have seen the band playing shows with national acts Single Bullet Theory, Byzantine, Arctic Flame and Primeval Realm. Come April, PT played Ragnarökkr Metal Apocalypse/Chicago Metal Fest alongside Picture,
Grim Reaper, Riot, and Voltax. The year concluded with an appearance at SAVFEST-USA on October 18 with label-mates, WRETCH and a monster show once again in direct support for RAVEN on November 22 at The Legendary Dobbs on South Street, Philadelphia, PA. New management under SentinelMusic had been in order for the following year.
Rob Ballinger - Guitar
Jeff Rose - Vocals
Alan D'Angelo- Bass
Nygil Hoch - Guitar
Nick Bunczk - Drums

Kicking off in high gear, the band finished the recording process of their 3rd full length album “Driven By Fear” with a new producer, Carlos Alvarez (Dirty Viking Studios) and drums recorded at TTR Studios (Andre Owens).
The first shows of 2015 included opening up for DORO on March 3 in Philadelphia, PA and traveling to Pittsburgh, PA and Columbus/Akron, Ohio respectively to headline with label-mates WRETCH/Sunless Sky/Axe Master. May 15, 16 and 17 saw the band headlong shows in Orlando/Melbourne/ and Tampa Florida.

The first scheduled performance outside of the United States took place at Hard Summer Festival in Falkenfels, Germany and Roselare Belgium with FireForce. Love tracks were recorded on the trip.

"Driven By Fear" was released worldwide on October 9th, 2015 with Pure Steel Records and distributed by Soul Food Dist. The band played a killer set the day after the release in Philly for SavFest 3. And the year was wrapped up at HollowFest 2015 in Newark Delaware.

Album Line-up:
Rob Ballinger - Guitar
Jeff Rose - Vocals
Alan D'Angelo- Bass
Nygil Hoch - Guitar
Nick Bunczk - Drums
Márton Veress - Live Drums

January shows in Detroit MI with the Legendary Halloween, March in Phila with Cipher and heading in Queens NYC, May and June charity events in Phila, July with Jag Panzer and October 31 in Brooklyn NY- Akron Ohio with Wretch and Axemaster August in NJ once again with Helstar, and a triumphant return to Europe for a second year saw the band play Rock On Fest in Budapest Hungary and Hard Summer Festival in Falkenfels Germany again. October is busy with shows on Phila for SavFest 4, Delaware for HollowFest 2016, Ohio with Vatican and the year wraps up with Halloween in Detroit MI at the Diesel Concert Club on 10/29/16.

Power Theory immediately begins pre-production for full length album #4 in November that's slated for 12 songs.

An E.P. is currently being produced again by Dirty Viking Audio that includes a new track, 2 re-recorded and 2 live tracks from their performances in Europe in 2015. Release is anticipated for December 2016 or January 2017.

General Info

Band Members
Rob Ballinger - Guitar, Alan D'Angelo - Bass, Jeff Rose - Vocals, Marton Veress - Drums, Nick Giannakos - Guitar
Artist Name
Power Theory
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Metal / TRUE METAL / Traditional Heavy Metal

Contact Info

Philadelphia, PA
Brian Goldstein - Sentinelmusic Ltd sentinelmusic75@gmail.com

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