Monday 28 April 2003

T’wee label is this

Tam o'Shantie Records, based in Aberdeen and home to 10 Easy Wishes and Tellison, are putting on a tour this summer in July and august. But the label needs a hand, and anyone who can help book dates for the following towns and cities is asked to contact the label at phat_alley_cat@hotmail.com -...

Ok go!

Go visit Cleanbreak's MP3 site at www.mp3.com/ukcleanbreak and download some new songs. Go on, do it now....

It’s a movie-life

Cheers to everyone who emailed me this: In Manchester last night, Vinnie Caruna told fans that the Movielife will tour around their previously announced Reading/Leeds appearances. Manchester will again be visited....

Please appease me

Appease play the following shows in the coming months: 27/04/03 Parkside Social Club, Bramhall, with Grayson's Hour, Lowgrade 29/04/03 Cavern, Exeter, with Cars as Weapons, Douglas 16/05/03 Students Union, Manchester, with Strung Out 17/05/03 Academy 2, Birmingham, with Strung Out 20/05/03 The...

GC tour

Good Charlotte are playing the Glasgow Carling Academy on July 4. Tickets go on sale tomorrow. I've also heard a rumour that there is a Manchester show, but don't hold that to me......

You brat

Exeter punks Brat have been signed to London based Positive Impact Records. They have a whole new tour kicking off this week. You can check their dates on www.pirecords.co.uk as their website at www.bratpunk.com is currently being re-vamped. Look out for the release of their debut single on July...

Sunday 27 April 2003

Best email I’ve received – ever.

Have I been sleep-playinginaband again? "Hey! I just saw you guys preform with Avril, U WERE GREAT!!! Keep up the good work.Me and my friends got your autographs,thank you very much!i got one for my brother,he says thanks. you guys are hot! ha,Well wright me back if you have time,please. bye!" ...

Mad Summer

Sascha from the Mad Caddies told me yesterday that the band were hoping to make an appearance at the Reading/Leeds festivals at the end of August. You heard it here first, unless you didn't....

Saturday 26 April 2003

Yet another gig

I plugged this once, but I'll plug it again because it's such a good bill. 27/04/03 - Flapper and Firkin, Birmingham w/ NoComply, Route 215, Mybe, Milk2Sugars, Outlet For My Anger. Fantastic bill, should be a great night. Mackie M2S will be sporting his Punktastic tee, so if anyone can get a pic...

Bright future ahead 2

Every day somebody tells me good things about HiTechJet. 'If You Take Anything' is their debut EP, set for release on In At The Deep End and it's set to be a stormer. The track listing is: 1. The Score 2. 3am On The Internet 3. All This Time 4. Remain & Remind 5. Check Each Side 6. Fed By...

Bright future ahead

Go check out Tellison at www.tellison.co.uk as they're quite a promising bunch......

Another gig

Tomorrow (Sunday) at the Kingston Peel in London: Piebald / Lucky Thirteen / Pylon / Archie and the Instincts. It's Piebald's only headline show......

A gig

Grebo, Lateshift, Lost For Words and Misnomer will entertain the Camden Verge on May 18. Doors are 8pm and tickets just £4....

One of the best ways to help…

Some new banner ads have gone up and others will possibly follow soon. Please click on them and see what they all have to offer, and if you like what you see, buy something. These people have been kind enough to help us out and the least we can do is try and help them too....

Finally…

It very nearly didn't happen, but I've just received the green light that Jerry-Built have confirmed they will be in attendance at PB3 at Sheffield Corporation on June 28. That means the bill is as follows: SPECIAL GUESTS TBC, Route 215, Howards Alias, Jerry-Built, The Killerest Expression, OCP,...

Is this you?

If your name is Anne Convery and you sent me a cheque for £9.20 today, you didnt include your address or what t-shirt you would like! If you could email me at paul@punktastic.com with the details, one shall be winging your way. Oh, and for the cheeky ones amongst you, I know the town/city...

My awful constipation

Three of the country's best young bands (and My Awesome Compilation ;-)) have just rocked Scunthorpe and we'll be doing it again tomorrow! Visit the Grimsby Matrix from 7pm onwards to check MAC, My Favourite Co-Pilot and The Next Autumn Soundtrack, with special guest headliners Nathaniel Green. ...

I’m going to be in a music video

I guess it's public now eh Sami?! From the Jerry-Built mailout: "We have just confirmed that we will be shooting our first video 'Receivers' at the Yachtclub boat opposite Temple tube station on Sunday 25th May. We will be playing our set that day too, so if you would like to help out in this...

Good Mourning UK

Alkaline Trio's new album 'Good Mourning' will be released in the UK on the 12th May. It will be available on CD and LP. Below is the tracklisting, complete with the bonus tracks we get for being 'British'! 1. This Could Be Love 2. We've Had Enough 3. One Hundred Stories 4. ...

Sorry but thanks

If you sent me an email today and I haven't yet replied - I will. I've been completely snowed under following yesterday and I'd like to thank everyone for all their help and offers. I'll be spending the weekend emailing and talking to various people about their offers and there are some very...

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