Saturday 30 November 2002

Glassjaw to release new single

To coincide with their UK tour, Glassjaw will release 'Cosmopolitan Bloodloss' as a single on December 9....

Ataris release date…

In further Ataris news the band are to release a new EP in Australia on December 9. 'All You Can Ever Learn Is What You Already Know' is not scheduled to have a UK release but features 2 brand new tracks from their forthcoming major label debut album and four unreleased tracks exclusive to the EP. ...

New Ataris song surfaces on the net

A new Ataris song 'In This Diary' has surfaced on the internet. The track, believed to be from their new record 'So Long, Astoria' is fantastic, not quite as fast as some of their previous stuff but a real return to form. The album is expected to be released in early Spring and of course the band...

Tis the season to be touring, tralalala

Now it's the turn of one of the UK's finest pop-punk bands Not Katies to hit the road, with 4ft Fingers in tow. I'll see you in Scunthorpe... 10th Dec - Scunthorpe, Baths Hall 13th Dec - Gloucester, Guildhall 14th Dec - Newbury, Curridge W.I. Hall (without 4ft Fiingers but with The Foamers and...

H2O tour

H2O are touring and have added a Glasgow date to their previously published list of shows. Cheers to Dan for the dates. Academy 2 Birmingham SAT 01/03/2003 Glasgow Garage Glasgow SUN 02/03/2003 Rock City - Over 14's only Nottingham THU 06/03/2003 Manchester University Manchester FRI...

Less Than Jake dates

As stated yesterday, Less Than Jake are over in March on a massive three week tour. The first dates found at www.wayahead.com are: London Forum 15th Birmingham Academy 16th Cambridge Corn Exchange 19th Bristol Academy 21st Newcastle Uni 27th Liverpool Uni 28th Southampton Guildhall 30th...

Take a look at a thirde

New videos at www.thirde.com are: Lucky Thirteen - Untitled, live at Cardiff Uni Dan Potthast (of MU330 fame) - Streetlights, live at Bacchus Nightclub, Kingston Captain Everything - Over You, live instore at Beggars Banquet, Kingston....

And here’s the story!

From Kung Fu Record's newsletter: "Ozma are currently working hard on their upcoming album for Kung Fu Records. This time around, the album is being produced by Chris Fudurich, who has worked with artists like Matthew Sweet, Nada Surf, Allister, and The Hippos to name a few. The band is...

Ozma work on new album

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King Prawn sink a hole in one

London Skasters King Prawn have signed a three album deal with Golf Records. The band will have a new full length record released early next year and will also be out on tour for the majority of December so catch them if you can....

Friday 29 November 2002

Goodness gracious Charlotte

Good Charlotte are returning to the UK for another tour in January. No word on dates or venues yet, but it is thought to be their biggest UK adventure to date....

NoComply December dates

Are... 4th Bristol Croft w/ 5 Knuckle, Cpt. Everything and Fire Apple Red 5th Bournemouth Mr. Smiths 6th Coventry General Wolfe 7th Deck Cheese Xmas Bash 12th Bristol Station 13th Tunbridge Wells Forum 14th Newbury The Curridge WI w/ The Foamers and Not Katies 21st Plymouth PMC Xmas...

P-Rock baby!

P-Rock launched today on SKY Digital and wow! Check out vids from The Distillers, Thursday, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Ataris, Not Katies, Lawrence Arms and NOFX to name but a few. By far the best TV channel around, let's put it that way! Channel 461 is the place to be......

Avril and Sum 41 tour?

Strangest rumour of the day - Avril Lavigne is to support Sum 41 on their February UK tour! Of course we have no idea if it's true or not (and frankly don't care) but I'm sure one of you might be interested. It's probably a load of rubbish anyway - 'cos Avril is headlining Manchester Apollo in...

Less Than Jake tour in March

It will no doubt be Pez fever when LTJ arrive back in the UK in March. Only one date has been announced so far, at the London Forum on March 15, but Punktastic believes the tour will consist of around a dozen dates. More as we have it....

The (I)NC cancel

From www.punknews.org "The (International) Noise Conspiracy have been forced to cancel their upcoming UK tour due to an injury. Vocalist Dennis Lyxzén is experiencing serious back problems from a muscle inflammation and will have tests done later this week. During the past weekend it got to the...

Death Threat cancel UK tour

From www.triplecrownrecords.com "Due to circumstances beyond their control, DEATH THREAT was unable to get over to Europe for the Eastpack Resistance Tour. The group is very sorry to everyone who wanted to see them and will hopefully make it over early 2003."...

Thursday 28 November 2002

Last chance!

You've just 4 days left to vote in the Punktastic Awards! Vote now or forever hold your peace... in two categories just ONE vote separates two bands so you could make the difference. Click here for all the details: www.punktastic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3055...

Audio Karate still rock our world

We love Audio Karate, oh yes we do. And you can check out what we thought of them, Tsunami Bomb and The Vandals' Nottingham Rock City show review here www.punktastic.com/index.php?navID=2&gigreviewID=28 and Ross' interview with AK here www.punktastic.com/index.php?navID=24&interviewID=51...

PG tour

New Deck Cheese signings Phinius Gage have a few gigs before Christmas, then a tour with Not Katies early in 2003. And a dickie bird tells me they may be playing somewhere on January 11 too... Wed 4 Dec - Brighton Hobgoblin (+ Poindexter) Sat 7 Dec - London, Underworld (+ No Comply, Not Katies,...