Thursday 28 November 2002

Fletcher tour dates

UK punks Fletcher have announced some new gigs and they are: Dec 1st - Cardiff, Barfly - with Lubby Nugget Dec 7th - London, Camden Underworld - BDC Xmas Blitz Jan 9th - Manchester, Night and Day - supporting The Beatsteaks Jan 10th - London, Garage - supporting The Beatsteaks Jan 11th -...

Deconstruction 2003 – EXCLUSIVE

Punktastic can reveal that the Deconstruction Festival will be going ahead in 2003 - and organsiers hope to bring the Manchester show back! Punktastic has been told by the organisers that eight bands will make up the tour, which will be more 'core punk' than previous festivals. But there will be...

Wednesday 27 November 2002

Punkorama tour UK dates!

Anti-Flag, Hot Water Music and F-Minus will all be part of the Punkorama tour next year and we can bring you the scheduled dates! They are all TBC but mark your diaries for the following dates: Feb 22 London / Mean Fiddler Feb 23 Leeds Cockpit or Manchester Uni Feb 24 Glasgow King Tuts or...

Rufio NOT supporting The Ataris

OK, this is the final word on the Rufio/Ataris February tour. Straight from Rufio's management we can exclusively reveal that Scott, Clark and co will NOT be over in support of Kris Roe's crew. This has come straight from the management and they said: "Rufio will not be coming over with The...

SoCo for January tour?

Rumours abound that Something Corporate will be touring the UK in January. More when we have it....

Audio Karate rock my world!

First up, go and see Audio Karate while they are in the UK this week - they rock, plain and simple. Justo and Jason, you guys are awesome, thanks so much for the mouse mats! Anyway, Audio Karate exclusive news... the band will be supporting Sum 41 on their US tour and are hoping to be added to...

Punk rock TV!

Want to check out some cool live footage of some cool bands? Then check out www.thirde.com as they have a shedload of stuff, including: Jerry-Built - Genus @ the Mean Fiddler Five Knuckle - All Ages @ the Barfly, Camden Captain Everything - Picture of You @ the Peel, Kingston...

See Glassjaw through your computer!

Love Glassjaw like we do? Then watch their EPK or video for Cosmopolitan Bloodloss by clicking here! EPK http://www.wmuk-newmedia.co.uk/glassjaw/glassjaw_epk_030k.asx http://www.wmuk-newmedia.co.uk/glassjaw/glassjaw_epk_100k.asx http://www.wmuk-newmedia.co.uk/glassjaw/glassjaw_epk_330k.asx...

Tuesday 26 November 2002

This weekend

If you live London way and have nowt on this weekend, you could do a lot worse than show a little love to My Dad Joe, Insomnia and Blind Change who will be rocking these venues: Fri Nov 29th- Club 85 Hitchin Sat Nov 30 - The Square, Harlow Sun Dec 1st - The Verge, London...

This weekend

If you live London way and have nowt on this weekend, you could do a lot worse than show a little love to My Dad Joe, Insomnia and Blind Change who will be rocking these venues: Fri Nov 29th- Club 85 Hitchin Sat Nov 30 - The Square, Harlow Sun Dec 1st - The Verge, London...

Pickle your dick

With a new cd out, Pickled Dick have a plethora of shows announced. They are: Nov 28 Petersfield School. Dec 1 The Star, Guildford with TEXAS HOLD EM and LAME EXCUSE. Dec 7 The Siad, Farnham, with HOORAY FOR ME, CEPHAS, GOOD FOR NOTHING. Jan 11 Farnham Maltings, with HOWARDS ALIAS, FRIENDS...

Epoxy make vid

The much talked about US band Epoxy are making a video very soon following major label interest in the band. I can't disclose which labels just yet, but check out www.epoxyband.com before they become big news....

Rufio will support the Ataris

Rufio have confirmed to support The Ataris in February. How do we know? Because Jason Camacho the Audio Karate guitarist told us. And how does he know? He's best buddies with Clark the Rufio guitarist! Punktastic will see you down the front for that tour!...

Speaking of 20 Deck…

From 20deck.com: "Watfordian punks Reason 69 and melodic punk-tech 4 pieve, PMX from Scotland have become the latest additions to 20 Deck Records. Expect debut albums from both early next year. Check out: www.mp3.com/reason69 and www.mp3.com/PMX and stay posted for further details."...

20 Deck eye up THE best unsigned band in the country…

...possibly. Yes, that's right, our old friends Mybe, from deepest Derbyshire, are being touted as the UK's next big pop punk band. Duane Peters from UK Subs says they're as good as Green Day back in the early 90's, and Route 215 love them so much they asked them to support at a recent gig and made...

Flog that Molly

We went to see Flogging Molly in action last week in Leeds, check out what we thought about it here: www.punktastic.com/index.php?navID=2&gigreviewID=27...

J-B make their grave

On December 11 it has been confirmed that Jerry-Built will be supporting Pretty Girls Make Graves at the Garage, Islington! Now how cool is that! Get your tickets fast boys and girls, its gonna be a good one! ...

RD is back

Since some wiener stole their domain name, Random Damage have been forced to changfe their web address to www.randomdamage.net so change your bookmarks! ...

New MAC dates

My Awesome Compilation have announced a shedload of new dates, which supercede any others I've printed. Because they are wrong. But these are right! Check 'em out! 26th nov, Bristol @ the full moon. 27th nov, Nottingham @ old angel. (darius' 22nd b'day too) 1st dec, Winchester @ railway...

Is this a joke?

Apparently Blink 182's producer for their next album could be Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes fame. He is part of the NERD project, as well as producing stuff for Destiny's Child and Justin Timberlake......

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