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 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: 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 for info on Mixing and mastering, tuition […]

Hopcast #009

Support the stream: 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 & 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 […]

Nintendo Download: Behind the Seams with Kirby

March 7, 2019: This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn – One ticked-off sorcerer just banished Kirby, warping the poor puffball to a yarn world in need of saving. The twist? Having a yarn body is epic! Kirby can transform into knitted versions of vehicles […]

New Reality Co. Builds Award-Winning VR Experience With Perforce

Perforce Software, a global provider of enterprise-grade DevOps-focused software solutions and the leading provider of version control software for large scale entertainment and AAA game development, was selected by New Reality Co. as the solution to integrate and support their creative and technical work. Integrations with Unreal Engine (UE4) and a variety of design and rendering […]


Throughout a sold-out tour of the US in summer 2018, Weezer began working covers into their set, ranging from “Take On Me” by a-ha to “Happy Together” by The Turtles, in addition to their massive cover of “Africa” by Toto, which became a viral sensation upon its release earlier that year (check it out here). […]