TY OLIVER (POWERMAN 5000): “I Wanted To Be Able To Translate Feeling To The Listener, That’s A Big Thing For Me”

Ty Olvier
Ty Oliver, Powerman 5000, June 2019

MER Crew member, Jaime Poulos, interviewed Ty Oliver, Guitarist for Powerman 5000. Ty talks about growing up in California, USA, and what inspires him to write music.

Ty discusses his personal project, Raygun Romance. He says he likes to help his fans understand the way he feels when he wrote it, and he is a music fan and that likes to put himself in the fans position of what a great show should be.

Powerman 5000 band members are:

Spider One (Michael Cummings), Murv3 (Murv Douglas), Ty Oliver, DJ Rattan (Rattan Cayabyab), Taylor Haycraft.


  • Jaime Poulos

    Jaime is an interviewer here at Metal Express Radio. She grew up listening to music of all kinds. When she was in high school, she danced to DEVO, Thompson Twins, U2, Madonna, and Oingo Boingo. She went to the University of Utah for Accounting. Afterwards, she moved to Sioux City, IA and her musical interests turned to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robert Cray, Jonny Lang, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd. She was lead and back up vocals for the small cover band in Evanston, Wyoming. She eventually moved on to become an underground Metal band promoter. She hosts shows with Metal bands from all over the US and overseas. It is her strong comradery for these bands, and the passion that they perform with, that inspires her to believe their music MUST be heard!

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