Saturday 31 May 2003

Back to school

Submitted: "The next two instalments of the School Daze gigs in Southend are now booked for the 22nd June and 25th August. The first Night being of a ska/punk flavour and the second being more of a post hardcore feel. Both gigs are at Chinnerys (Southend seafront) and are £5 to get in. REMEMBER:...

Tooth & Nail tidbits

Tooth & Nail have announced a new band to their evergrowing roster in the form of FM Static. With influences ranging from Good Charlotte to the Beach Boys (!) it sounds rather intriguing and you can check them out here. Watashi Wa also have a new track off their forthcoming album 'The Love of...

Help – they need somebody!

Submitted: "We are desperate to try and get gigs sorted for the Evil Jake, Route 215, Insaniac tour. (especially Evil Jake as they are over from New York) Extra dates are required between 1st-5th June and if any promoters are willing to put on any or 1 of the bands (especially Evil Jake) then...

Punktastic tours!

We've threatened it for a while - now it's here! Punktastic has booked a tour where it will showcase some of the bands that we rave on about on a daily basis. We have tried to include as many of the 'family' bands as we can at various points. However, we still have one date free and if anyone...

Big Tour for the kids table

Big D and The Kids Table rock out on an extensive European tour during June: 30 May @ Derby Victoria Inn w/ KENISIA 31 May @ Leicester Charlotte w/ KENISIA 01 June @ Newport T.J's w/ KENISIA 03 June @ NETHERLANDS Den Helder De Engel 04 June @ GERMANY Aalfeld Juz Treff 05 June @ GERMANY Berlin...

Friday 30 May 2003

Vanilla Pod are surrounded by idiots

Vanilla Pod's fourth album 'Surrounded By Idiots' will be released through Deck Cheese on July 14. This is the first release for the band as a four piece and features newly aquired, ex-Goober Patrol bassist Tom. The band preceed the release with a full UK tour and their first trip to Europe with...

Well up

Poison The Well are now confirmed for the bill at Reading and Leeds. I think it's the Concrete Jungle stage in place of A Static Lullaby, but don't hold me to it just yet......

Girlie shirt giveaway!

I'd like to thank everyone who purchased a Punktastic shirt, out of the 100 we had made we have just one left. The sales mean that we have eliminated our immediate debts and managed to consolidate ourselves, so it is very much appreciated. While out on your travels you may also see the likes of...

The only cult you should like

You can win Sugarcult vinyl just by clicking on this link. It's as simple as that! And if you haven't done so, we have two further competitions entering their final few days, so sign up while you can!...

Brian gets zipped up

Uncle Brian head out on tour at the end of next month with Mr Zippy in tow. UB will probably play some of the new songs they featured on the Wheatus tour, so check them out if they come to a town/city near you. JUNE Fri 20th H.WYCOMBE White Horse Sat 21st PETERBOROUGH Met Lounge Mon 23rd...

Take a drive down Route 215

They have the best album that's not been released yet and Route 215 are sure to burn down a freeway into your town soon. Drummer Nick checked in to let us know what the band are up to: "June 5 we are playing a live show for the BBC radio world service show called "Outlook". It's basically a...

Knuckle up

Five Knuckle go north of the border next month to help promote the new Sneeple Records compilation. The tour stops at: FIVE KNUCKLE w/ Bullion, m.u.w.k and De Kuntz Tuesday 24th June 2003, Jaspers (Midland St), Glasgow, Doors 8.15pm £3 on the door FIVE KNUCKLE w/ The Threats, Buzzbomb and...

Dusty

Dustbyte head off on tour again in August with up and coming emo-scamps My Favourite co-Pilot’ and Aurasun in tow. Wed 6th - HEREFORD MAHATTAN, Thu 7th – HIGH WYCOMBE WHITE HORSE, Fri 8th - RYDE IOW SQUARDON, Sat 9th - WORCESTER CYC, Sun 10th - CARLISLE BRICKYARD, Mon 11th...

slak attack

If you went to the last one then you'll know this is a bit of fun - the next Slak night is this coming Saturday, featuring all kinds of punk, ska, emo, rock, hip-hop and even Simple Plan if you ask Sami nicely (chortle). It's at the Fighting Cocks, Kingston Upon Thames and doors are 8pm. Oh, and...

Bye!

Submitted: "fifthgoodbye have launched unmastered and unmixed demo's of their upcoming self-funded and produced album 'revenge for broken ribs'. To listen to three of the tracks visit www.fifthgoodbye.net/player but you'll need flash 6 to hear it. Visit www.fifthgoodbye.net for all the summers...

I’ll have my revenge…

I have the new Fletcher album and boy is it a good 'un! Tentatively entitled 'My Revenge', the 12-track record is due out at the end of June/beginning of July on Deck Cheese, although I should have this confirmed tomorrow. It carries on from 'Six Track Sound' and grows on you... a definite...

Chipper

Submitted: "On Thursday 5th June there will be a punk/hip-hop night at the Fizz bar in Chippenham, Wiltshire, put on by the newly established Wasted Records. There is barely a gig scene in the area at the moment, but with support there could be a healthy one. Tickets are £2, doors at 9pm."...

Verge-ing on the ridiculous!

At The Verge in Kentish Town on June 4: Kids Near Water, Otherwise, Hitechjet, Rydell and The Killerest Expression. Doors are 7pm and entrance a measly fiver....

Tellison rock

Submitted: "The Tam O'shantie records tour needs some help. Again. We're having some trouble booking a show in Cardiff for 10EasyWishes and Tellison, MP3's are availbale at www.tellison.co.uk and www.10easywishes.com . If anyone can sort us out with a slot on a bill on either the 18/19th of August...

They’re crying. No really, they are.

Submitted: "Northants punkcore duo CRY FIRE have just been thrown in as main support on TRIBUTE TO NOTHING'S Northampton Soundhaus show on Thursday 5th July... Just £5 on the door and its awesome rockage!"...

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