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Lightning Bolt’s Brian Gibson releasing computer game

Thumper: a "rhythm violence" game, coming out in 2016

Lightning Bolt bassist Brian Gibson has designed a “rhythm violence” computer game called Thumper. In the game, players control a space beetle which is careening towards a giant floating monster head, controlled via a thumbstick and single button on the control pad.

The game is being released by Gibson's computer game design company, Drool, which he runs with Marc Flury. The pair previously worked at Harmonix, the company behind the Guitar Hero series of games. Thumper will be available on Playstation 4 and Steam in 2016. Watch a trailer below, and read more about Drool here.