Friday 30 November 2001

Punk goes pop…

Fearless Records have announced that the highly anticipated follow up to "Punk Goes Metal" is to hit the streets in the New Year. "Punk Goes Pop" will carry on the tradition of punk covers, and will contain exclusive tracks by bands such as: Further Seems Forever, Rufio, Dynamite Boy, Keepsake,...

Rich leaves the Bandits

Rich from the Rx Bandits has announced he is to leave the band after the band complete their UK tour in December. In a statement on the Drive-Thru Records website, Rich states the "backstabbing" of the record industry as one of the reasons for his departure. His statement reads: "To all...

Wednesday 28 November 2001

Bad Religion UK date

US original punkers Bad Religion have confirmed a one off UK date. The legendary band will play at the London Forum on February 5, around the same time as the release of their new CD, 'The Process Of Belief'. Tickets will cost £13.50. ...

Thursday 8 November 2001

Pulley take a hit

Those crazy speed-punkers Pulley have celebrated the release of their new CD with the news that band member Scott Radinsky has signed a one year contract with the Cleveland Indians baseball team. Radinsky is set to make a cool $600,000 for just one years work. How this will affect the band is not...

Rufio! Rufio! Rufio!

Pop-punkers Rufio have announced that they have signed to Nitro Records. Termed by many as a New Found Glory tribute band, Rufio have planned a full length CD for early next year. An American tour should start in December. There is no word on any European dates just yet, although as they are now...

Wednesday 7 November 2001

Gimme gimme a box set

Fat Mike's punk covers super group, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, are to release a box-set! We don't have all the details yet, but expect it to be available around Christmas. The box set is limited to 500 and will come in a small bowling bag that contains all 10 of their previously released 7"s...