Wednesday 20 February 2002

Saves The Day to hit UK…

The East Coast upstarts are to make their live UK debut alongside Face To Face in support of Alkaline Trio on their upcoming sprinkling of UK dates. According to b-uniquerecords.com, the New Jersey melodi-core crew will be opening up each night for Matt Skiba and Co.. Fresh from supporting the...

Tuesday 19 February 2002

Bad Religion announce UK Tour

After their sold out date at the forum earlier this month, Bad Religion have announced details of a four-date UK tour in May. You can catch the punk rock legends on the following dates: Brixton Academy, Fri 10 May Manchester Uni, Sat 11 May Glasgow Barrowlands, Sun 12 May Birmingham...

Flogging Molly talk about Decon Fest

Flogging Molly guitarist Dennis Casey has confirmed that the Irish rockers are to play the Deconstruction Festival in May. Speaking exclusively to Punktastic, Dennis said he was looking forward to the bands first European tour. He said: "Yes we are playing The Deconstruction festival....

Monday 18 February 2002

10 Days left to win big!

Well there's only 10 days left until we draw the winner for the drive-thru competition, to win loads of free goodies from bands such as the Movielife and Finch, as well as the brand new Drive-thru sampler! We definitely won't be spreading any of your details around, so don't worry - it's...

Saturday 16 February 2002

Lawrence Arms MP3 and e-card ahoy

Those cheeky chaps at Fat Wreck have made some more free stuff available to you to celebrate the release of the new Lawrence Arms cd. Check it out here: http://www.fatwreck.com/empee/50144.mp3 http://www.fatwreck.com/empee/50142.mp3 http://www.fatwreck.com/junk/arms.html ...

Gob needs you!

Canadian pop-punkers Gob are looking for fans to join their online street team as they look for world domination. The band released the following statement: "Hey Gob fans! "As some of you U.S. Gob fans may already know, Gob's song, "I Hear You Calling" is being played on radio stations all...

Face to Face promo shows

Vagrant signing Face to Face have announced they'll be supporting Alkaline Trio on their March mini-tour to promote their new record "How to Ruin Everything", which is released on April 9. We've posted these dates before, but here they are again: MARCH Mon 11 Manchester University...

Get limp for free

Limp's self titled record won't be in the shops until the 19th of February, but hey that's not gonna stop you from getting your hands on some of the new stuff, right? Exactly, and you can download a new song, 'Atom Bomb' from the website following this link:- http://www.limp.com/audio.html...

Big sparkling new ten foot pole

After a long wait Ten foot pole have put together a brand new website, www.tenfootpole.com , and have also released one of their new songs for mp3 download, entitled 'Plastic'. I understand the band is currently searching for a new label, and we can look forward to a new album in the near...

Friday 15 February 2002

Mr. Shiraz tour & tunes

Following their hugely successful year in 2001, which featured supports for the likes of Reel Big Fish and Alkaline Trio to name a few, Huddersfield's finest ska-punkers Mr. Shiraz have announced new dates, MP3s and a mysterious TV appearance. The news comes ahead of the band's 2002 UK tour,...

Fat Mike speaks…about bowling!

Yep, it's that time of the week again, Fat Mike is here to fill us in with everything going on in Fat World. So, deep breath, here he goes again: "What up Big Perm!?!? We don't fuck around with this episode of the Fat Newsletter, we've got a ton of funny stories and breaking news for ya. ...

Fenix Tx tour announced

Pop-punk jokers turned emo tinged punkers Fenix Tx are to return to these shores in April following their successful supporting slot with New Found Glory in December. The band are also set to release 'Threesome' from the Lechuza album as a single. The dates are as follows: Portsmouth...

Molly and Bosstones WILL play

After posting a news item earlier today suggesting Flogging Molly and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones were thought to be confirmed to play the European Deconstruction festival, Steffen from German site www.purerock.de emailed me to say that both bands are confirmed to play. He added that in an...

Thursday 14 February 2002

Suburban Records deal of the century

If you like any of the bands on suburban home records, get over there as fast as you can - the guys are giving out a free sampler with every order, and a free interview/zine CD!:- 'Order anything at suburbanhomerecords.com or through our mailorder and get a free copy of our new suburban home...

Mock Orange new recordings

Mock Orange are currently in the process of recording their new record, here are the details:- 'Tonight we are going down to louisville for a weekend of recording with kevin ratterman and mike at non-linear studios http://www.elliottintransit.com/index_2.html. wish us luck. one of the songs is...

Flogging Molly and Bosstones for Euro tour?

German website www.purerock.de has claimed that the Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Flogging Molly have been confirmed to play this years Deconstruction tour. However, as I cannot read that much German (it's been six years since I studied it after all!) I'm not sure if this has been confirmed. So...

thisGIRL short strut to the brassy front

Punktastic's mates in thisGIRL dropped us a line to let us know what the hell the post-hardcore heroes are upto. So, to find out the tracklisting for their debut record, and a hell of a lot of tour dates, read on: "After the cancellation of the first date of the tour in Bristol the Metal...

See LTJ for free + e-card

It's an offer too good to miss, and if you take extreme pleasure in handing out flyers, then this if for you.. if you come from Tallhassee Florida. Anyways, for the massive percentage of you who don't happen to live there, you might want to get your hands on an e-card those crazy jakesters and...

Staring Back find new drummer!

Staring Back's mission to find a new drummer came to a happy ending recently - the band have the following to say about it:- 'Well, we have found a drummer and we are all very excited to work with him. His name is Juice, he is 21, and a certified bartender. He is formerly of bands such as...

Wednesday 13 February 2002

Osker split up

I know this was announced last week, but hey, we're lazy! Spiky punk oiks Osker have split, and here is the statement the band released: "File this under "Don't act like you bitches didn't see this coming" : Osker is no longer. "We have alluded to the final installment of our osker...

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