Power Up: Rare Replay, Gears Of War, Madden 16 and More

After June’s action-packed calendar of releases and gaming events including Batman: Arkham Knight and the industry staple trade show Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, July was, well, boring.

There was really only one new game in July that had wide appeal, and it was a golf game. How boring. Granted, …

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An Interview with Wayne Coyne from The Flaming Lips: Musical Solace In Unexpected Places And Faces

In many ways, The Flaming Lips have been continuing and evolving for over 30 years the sounds of the groundbreaking psychedelic Beatles’ album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a record they most recently re-recorded in their own signature style; with some help from friends, of course.

The past …

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Power Up: ‘Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited,’ ‘Wolfenstein: The Old Blood,’ ‘Project CARS’ and More

This May, deep role-playing adventures from storied franchises lead the month’s console releases, packing intricate customization options, vast open worlds and a wealth of in-game content easily capable to keep players busy.

Other notable releases this month include a brand new title in the racing genre, boasting the most authentic …

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Hit The Lights Come Back Harder, Faster And Stronger

Ohio rockers Hit The Lights are a band that learned to recognize trends and what works during their 10-plus years, positioning themselves as a potential trendsetter with a new album that highlights the punk rock quintet’s best qualities.

Hit The Lights’ new album, Summer Bones, which released on March …

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Power Up: ‘Dark Souls II: Scholar Of The First Sin,’ ‘Xenoblade Chronicles 3D’ and More

The beginning of spring means baseball, flowers, food, wine and beer festivals and unfortunately, just not a whole lot of new games being released.

April is certainly quiet this year for game releases, featuring only one true AAA-quality standout arriving on shelves and a variety of re-issues of old games …

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Power Up: March’s Must-Haves

March is a time for madness, both in college basketball and video games.

From a role-playing game powerhouse to a bank heist shooter, the second half of the month is rich with exhilarating games that have novel-like storytelling, beginning on St. Patrick’s Day, when two of the four Power Up

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Work Hard And Stay Humble: Dropkick Murphys’ Knockout Formula – An Interview with Matt Kelly

It is extremely hard to misconstrue the Celtic punk blue-collar clout and the literal political stance of the Dropkick Murphys, even if Wisconsin politicians seem to make the mistake twice over the last few years.

The Boston suburb Quincy-bred band have stuck true to their union hard-working roots since they …

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Power Up: February’s Finest

It seems like everything slows down and freezes up during the frigid winter months, especially just after the holidays when sales and game releases were highest.

January was a quiet month as far as new releases, highlighted by the first-person Xbox One, PS4 and PC zombie survival sandbox Dying Light

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An Interview with Pierce The Veil: International Street Youth Takeover

San Diego quartet Pierce The Veil stood dormant under fans’ watchful eyes last year, but amidst the little activity in the end of 2014, the multifaceted metalcore pop-punk band was gearing itself up for a musical eruption in 2015.

Pierce The Veil exploded onto the scene back in 2012 with …

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An Interview with Joe Bonamassa: Never Give Up The Blues

When people debate about modern-day guitarists, there are few that rival the ability, versatility and reliability of New York state native and blues contemporary Joe Bonamassa.

Performing professionally since he was 12 years old, Bonamassa is a prolific musician, releasing more than an album annually and touring worldwide constantly for …

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