Wednesday 30 April 2003

Howard Complies

No Comply and Howards Alias are embarking on a split headline tour come this July and August... July 25th Bath Porterbutt 26th Bedford Esquires 27th Peterborough Met Lounge 29th Wolves Little Civic 30th Hastings Crypt 31st Southampton Joiners August 01st High Wycombe White Horse 02nd...

Have you read my journals?

Submitted by Craig: The Copperpot Journals have inked a deal with German label Defiance Records. The band will release a full length album on Defiance and Firefly Recordings later this year....

Can you hit a homer?

Homegrown will be supported by The Early November and The Halo Friendlies on their July UK tour. Cheers to Toby for the update....

These are ma boyz!

Leeds Josephs Well, Sunday May 4 - Oceansize, Four Day Hombre and the superb The Next Autumn Soundtrack. £5 advance, doors @ 8pm....

A new sprog for the family?

Although we will soon be saying goodbye to No Big Deal after they split up, Punktastic looks set to add to its 'family' of hosted bands. We have to keep quiet for the minute, but it's a very, very exciting addition if I do say so myself and one of my favourite upcoming bands. More news soon....

Hot Water Single

Hot Water Music will be releasing their new single, 'Remedy', on the 19th May. You can catch the band on tour, supported by the Donots, on the following dates: 13-May Brighton Concorde 14-May Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms 15-May Dublin Whelans 16-May Belfast ...

A reminder

The Halo Friendlies, Wednesday May 7, London Underworld - supported by Hiding With Girls and Johnny Truant....

The soundtrack to my life

Motion City Soundtrack have been confirmed as main support on Sugarcult's UK tour. Sugarcult have also confirmed they will be playing the second stage at Glastonbury on June 29....

Straight from the King Prawn mailout…

It appears the boys have had to cancel their gig at the KASSA in Plymouth on the 3rd May as the venue has shutdown... They apoligise for any inconvenience and hope to make it back to the area soon....

Tuesday 29 April 2003

More Reading/Leeds confirmations

Apparently at tonight's Portsmouth Movielife gig (yes we are THAT hot off the press) frontman Vinnie told fans that Thursday and A Static Lullaby were both playing Reading and Leeds! Rockage!...

A prawn cracker!

King Prawn and Appease will support Strung Out on their UK jaunt. The KP boys also hit the following dates (cheers to Jym): 29.04.03 City Hall, Salisbury. +Buzzcocks 30.04.03 Chinnerys, Southend 01.05.03 The Park, Peterborough 02.05.03 Woughton Centre, Milton Keynes 03.05.03 Kassa,...

T-shirts

Thanks to everyone who has purchased a t-shirt, I think we have about 15 left now, so if you would like one, get your order in. However, please remember to sign your cheque, include your address and which shirt you would like. Some people haven't done this! And if your name is Andy Smith, please...

Friends and Rejects

Funeral For A Friend and The All American Rejects have been aded to the T In The Park music festival, which is mainly dominated by indie and dance acts. It takes place north of the border at Kinross on July 12 and 13. ...

Monday 28 April 2003

Rufio over in September

The news many of you have been waiting for...Rufio will be over here in September. Their new record, '1985', is now finished and will be out in June, with the tour following later in the year. And before anyone says anything - it's a 'full' tour not a measly one-off London show!...

Hit the road

Punktastic faves and perennial ska-punk heroes Four Dumb Kids entertain the likes of you, and you, at the following eateries and drinkeries: Wed 30/4/03 - Junktion 7, Nottingham... Vanity Rock night, with The Penitraitors and Bazooka Joe Sun 4/5/03 - Star & Garter, Manchester... All-day benefit...

Just to tease

An announcement regarding The Ataris is to be made on Monday......

Capdown on that thing

Cheers to Rach: At last night's Capdown gig in Brighton the band used the set to film for a DVD...which is obviously nice. Apparently the 'tour emergency' which forced them to cancel almost their whole UK tour was down to singer Jake's child being seriously ill, although thankfully the kid has...

Mad Interview

If I may be so bold as to direct you towards the interview......

PB3 is go!

Everything is set for Punktastic Bash 3, we're locked, loaded and ready for punk rock! The bill is as follows (in rough stage order): Howards Alias, Route 215, Jerry-Built, The Killerest Expression, Special Guests, My Favourite Co-Pilot, OCP and Six Foot Nothing. All the action will kick off at...

Take a gob-full of this

And the Sugarcult support on their UK jaunt is....Gob!...