Friday 28 February 2003

3 Colours Red release new material shocker!

3 Colours Red have signed a singles deal with Mighty Atom to release 'Repeat 2 Fade' b/w 'Vitriol' and 'Shopping Trolley Children' on May 12. More tour dates will be announced soon to coincide with the release. official website...

Deconstruction exclusive 2

Punktastic can exclusively reveal that Deconstruction 2003 will be held in London and Birmingham this year. The gigs are in London on June 7 and Birmingham on June 8. Venues have not been officially confirmed. As we said yesterday, UK bands will also be on the bill although none are confirmed as...

Beezewax UK tour dates

Beezewax are coming over to the UK to play a few shows: March 10 - Nottingham (venue TBC) 11 - Leeds (venue TBC) 12 - London The Verge 13 - Exeter Cavern Club 14 - Cardiff Oz Bar 15 - Grimsby Matrix Bar 16 - Newcastle Head of Steam...

Ataris interview online

It's finally here! Read the long awaited Punktastic interview with The Ataris right now! Read all about Kris' confession that he is "ashamed" of 'End Is Forever' and find out all about his plans for a 7" and acoustic EP. Click here to read the interview: When Paul met Kris...

Be stuck with them!

Route 215 need our help. They submitted their 'Stuck With You' video to P-Rock, but the peeps at the station don't know whether to play it or not...so, as we all need to see this vid to make our lives complete, I want everyone to email info@p-rock.tv and say "we want you to play Route 215's 'Stuck...

Deconstruction exclusive!

I am far too nice to you people. Here, exclusive to Punktastic, is more info about the forthcoming Deconstruction Festival. Confirmed to play are: NOFX, *secret surprise TBC*, Boysetsfire, Bouncing Souls, Thrice, TSOL, Real McKenzies, Fabulous Disaster + 2 UK bands. If you've read any different...

I’ve only got four fingers

4ft Fingers continue their massive tour with Mr Zippy with dates going all the way into April. So far many shows have been sold out which is great news. If the pair haven't rolled into your town yet, don't fret - they will be soon! If you visit www.4ftfingers.com you can see all the dates the...

Caught in the crossfire

In Leicester on March 22 there will be skating and music galore as Crossfire hits the city. Between 1pm and 6pm at The Edge, for £5 you will be able to skate ans get your groove on, while at night the Charlotte will play host to the DJing skills of the Lock Up's Mike Davies and the likes of The...

Cheer for me Beau-Beau

Avail and Ensign will rock the UK in April at the following venues. To check out the male cheerleader in full swing, be at: 03.04. UK Manchester - Hop&Grape 05.04. UK London - Garage 06.04. UK Cardiff - Club Iforbach 07.04. UK Brighton - Concord 2 08.04. UK Leeds - TBA...

$up this

Shaun Phillips, vocalist with rising skacore band $up, needs your help: "You might be able to help me out, as my MSN address book got wiped and I lost the addresses of all the promoters and street teams and bands I was in contact with." Anybody who was in contact with Shaun, or who wants to help...

Thursday 27 February 2003

Tonight, tonight

For all you folks in Leeds, at Joseph's Well tonight you can witness the very, very impressive and Punktastic improved The Next Autumn Soundtrack, who claim they will be doing "bad impressions of Cave-In, Thursday and The Appleseed Cast... but good impressions of The Next Autumn Soundtrack.." A...

Anyone seen a camera?

We have been asked to make this appeal: "Last night at The Hope Conspiracy gig at The Underworld, the singer Kevin's digital camera went missing. We're not sure if it was stolen or if he lost it but it contains photos from the whole tour and he's heart broken to have to leave England without it. If...

SoCo want YOU!

Live in the UK? Want to help Something Corporate? Then join the street team by clicking HERE...

Live!

Tooth and Nail Records are to release a Juliana Theory live album on July 8. It will be entitled 'Live', imaginitely enough....

One Too Many tour dates

Bristol based female fronted melodic hardcore punk act, One Too Many, are currently touring the UK. The 20 plus day tour has already began, but you can catch them in the following places over the next couple of months. For more information visit: www.one-too-many.co.uk Saturday 1st March - Youth...

NoComply is on

Ignore my post below, NoComply are playing the Scunthorpe gig after all. Thanks to Hidden Talent, their booking agent, for sorting that out for me....

Dead poets society

I'm assured this US mob rock. On Solid State Records, Dead Poetic are described as "kinda post-hardcore" and I've been recommended to tell the world about them. So go and visit www.deadpoetic.com and download some MP3s and if you like, buy the record!...

Wednesday 26 February 2003

Not complying in Scunthorpe

NoComply will no longer be playing at Scunthorpe Baths Hall on March 7. I was going to go, so it's not the best of news! I'm not sure why so if one of the band members would be so kind as to let me know, I'll post it up here for all to see. You can, however, check out ...

These are the products of my fall

Leicester metalcore band Products Of The Fall have quite a few shows lined up, so check them out at: Feb 27 Gloucester Brunswick w/ Hiding with Girls Mar 01 Kettering Club Evil Mar 17 Leicester Charlotte w/ My Deaf Audio and Another Direction May 07 Leicester Charlotte w/ M.A.C and Dead Method...

Gimme gimme gimme world domination

From Fat Wreck HQ: "The Gimme's have been seen around San Francisco hijacking trolleys and crafting their new guitars from fallen meteorites. The new gits look bad-ass, but all this activity can mean only one thing: a new record in the works. They must be stopped."...