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Perth heavy weights MAKE THEM SUFFER, who have accumulated over 10 million YouTube views, announced they will be returning to the UK this May for a headline tour and a special one off London show supporting A Loss For Words. You can see the band at the following dates:23rd May Underworld London supporting A Loss For Words 24th May Asylum2 Birmingham (Headline)26th May […]

EMPLOYED TO SERVE Release their new single and video, ‘Harsh Truth’

EMPLOYED TO SERVE Release their new single and video, ‘Harsh Truth’, watch the video – HERE Brand new album, ‘Eternal Forward Motion’, set for releaseMay 10th through Spinefarm Records / Universal UK headline shows around release in May also announced Will be performing at Hellfest 2019 with Slayer and Tool, as well as Slam Dunk (May), All Points East with Bring Me The Horizon and Architects (May), Groezrock (April) and Jera On Air (June)  The […]

MOBS release 80s inspired EP YOU WANT BEAUTY?

Inspired by 80s pop culture, music and cinema, MOBS capture a sense of nostalgia in their sound and style, coined by critics as “power pop” or “synth filled retro bangers.” The Melbourne (Australia) four-piece, creatively examine coming-of-age movies to understand how such films have a sense of relatability and are full of emotion. By exploring this notion, […]

The Bouncing Souls Celebrate 30th Anniversary

New Jersey’s most beloved punks, The Bouncing Souls, are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, and to celebrate they’re releasing Crucial Moments, a brand new six-song EP and accompanying book, due out today from Rise Records. Recorded by Will Yip, Crucial Moments captures the sound of a band who are still completely in love with what […]

PETROL GIRLS announce new album ‘Cut & Stitch’ Set for release 24th May via Hassle Records

An introduction to ‘Cut & Stitch’ from Petrol Girls’ vocalist Ren Aldridge: “Cut & Stitch is a patchwork of different sounds, ideas and feelings. It’s the most experimental record we’ve made so far, both musically and lyrically. Cutting and stitching is a process that can go on indefinitely – stitches are easily unpicked, new shapes can […]


BELGIUM’S MOST EXCITING NEW BAND EMBARKS ON FIRST EVER UK TOUR Brussels based outfit Whispering Sons is without a doubt one of the most exciting new European bands to arrive on UK shores. With their debut album – Image – the 5 piece hit one out of the park. Their first major release since the EP Endless Party (2015) […]


Metallic straight edge band Inclination have joined Pure Noise Records and have released their new EP, When Fear Turns To Confidence, today. The record is available for stream everywhere now and vinyl can be pre-ordered at www.inclinationhc.com. The band will perform at Sound & Fury in Los Angeles on 13th July. Stream When Fear Turns To Confidence in full here or by clicking the image below. […]

The Hopcast #010 PART 2 – USB 4 already?

Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/hoppolestudios Today we’re talking about USB 4. how it’s going to steamroll all of the old standards – as well as the passing of Keith Flint from The Prodigy, and we’ll be trying to establish some long-term segments for the show. —— Check out http://www.hoppolestudio.co.uk for info on Mixing and mastering, tuition […]

Hopcast #009

Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/hoppolestudios Today we’re doing a live podcast, and we’re going to be taking it weekly! Today is a one-off friday, but the aim long term is to broadcast at 8PM UK time on Thursdays. We’ll be featuring special guests wherever possible, and talking about all the guitar, music tech and computer news […]

Blizzard & gog.com bring back the original Diablo

MABlizzard Entertainment and GOG.COM have teamed up to rerelease select classic Blizzard games, beginning with Diablo®, Blizzard’s legendary 1996 action role-playing game that introduced players to the harsh—and deeply rewarding—world of Sanctuary. The original Diablo is available now via digital distribution for the first time ever on GOG.COM. Players looking for the authentic Diablo experience can play […]