Monday 30 June 2003

Punktastic 2 Buzztone 1

A worthy enough news item in itself as Punktastic murdered Buzztone at table foosball (ahem). Anyway, after hearing so many good things from Ben I saw the boys in live form yesterday and was absoluely blown away. So do yourself a big favour and check out www.buzztone.org and get hold of their...

Skirtbox rock

Skirtbox have been confirmed as support for two of the Rufio shows in September and will follow that up by recording a mini-album the same month. Sep 3 - Swindon Furnace Sep 9 - London Underworld...

Win Sugarcult tickets!

Sugarcult and Motion City Soundtrack end their UK tour tonight at Porstmouth Wedgewood Rooms and I have a pair of tickets to give away for the gig. Third person to email me their full name and the town which they live in wins them. And for the love of God please only enter this competition if you...

PG tour July

Phinius Gage tour all over the shop this month as they continue to spread the good word about their 'More Haste More Speed' record. Hit 'discuss this item' to see those dates in full....

No longer x-rated

Submitted by Mark ex-PM: "Pornographic Monkey are no longer called that! After much discussion we are now called Centrifuge. We also have a new website will be up soon and can be accessed with www.centrifuge1.co.uk Our next gig is at the Charlotte in Leicester with M2S, Another Direction and 6...

Be first

Firstborn have new stuff. Check it: www.mp3.com/firstbornharpenden or www.firstbornmusic.com...

I wish I was Cyrus’ son

The swedish punk rock-band, SONS OF CYRUS, will play the UK on the following dates: July 8th - Buffalo Bar (Artrocker), London with Rocket Science July 9th - Railway Inn, Winchester with The Rowed Outs and The Ulcers July 10th - The Hobgoblin, Brighton with Portacrush 500 July 11th - Dirty...

Lets all join the Mash Pit

Mashlin, the former members of Agent Felix, have posted an mp3 for their song "Automated" at www.mp3.com/mashlin. It is a departure from the formers pop-punk links, so check it out....

Jerry Built on the Silver Screen

Well, kind of. Those lovely boys in Jerry Built will be sinking pints and signing autographs (if you ask really nicely) at the Fighting Cocks in Kingston tomorrow night as they premiere the video for their cracking single 'Recievers'. Things kick off at 8pm, and there will be much fun had by all....

Shop additions

New items to be stocked in the Punktastic Shop from tomorrow include Jerry Built 'Upstarts' at £6 plus p&p and Route 215's new record 'Steal Your Soul With Rock and Roll' at £7. More new items will come soon, the shop can be viewed by clicking here....

FATA go vagrant

There has been a lot of speculation surrounding which label would sign From Autumn To Ashes - and it's been revealed that Vagrant Records have won the race for their signatiure. 'The Fiction We Live' will be released on the label on September 9....

Our days are saved

Saves The Day have announced two warm up shows for their Carling Weekend performances: Sep 19 - London ulu Sep 21 - Pourtsmouth Wedgewood Rooms...

Punktastic – officially sold out!

Many thanks to everyone who came to the Corporation Sheffield last night for Punktastic Bash III. In total, almost 170 people turned out officially making it a sell-out! On behalf of Punktastic and all eight bands, I'd like to thank everyone who made a great deal of effort to travel from all over...

RTC uk tour details

Right Turn Clyde hit the streets on the following dates: Fri. 04 Jul 03 Milton Keynes - The Pitz w/ Not Katies & 5 Cent Deposit Sun. 06 Jul 03 Southend - Chinnery's w/ Not Katies & 5 Cent Deposit Tue. 08 Jul 03 Southampton - Joiners w/ Not Katies & 5 Cent Deposit Fri. 11 Jul 03 York -...

New band to check out.

Submitted: "Firstborn, emotive rockers from Harpenden, are in the studio this weekend with Steve Watkins and Dan Weller (SikTh Guitarist), mixing down their new demo. The band have posted unmixed clips of both songs on their site (www.firstbornmusic.com) and are eager to hear your feedback, which...

Brand New Hero in new stuff shocker

Brand New Hero Records has teamed up with Wynona Records out of Italy and Pee Records from Australia to put out the two comps 'Pop Punk Loves You' and 'Banned Substance' in the UK. These comps feature a mix of signed and unsigned bands including Jimmy Eat World, The Vandals, The Ataris, gOB, Rufio...

Tellison in new songs shocker!

Fresh from recording with the mighty John Hannon, tellison have two new songs up @ www.mp3.com/tellison, these songs, with two more, feature on the up coming split release with Northampton's sevenyears on JAWSIIRecords. The band are also on tour throughout the summer with labelmates 10EasyWishes....

Saturday 28 June 2003

In case you live in London…

Can't get to the Bash? In need of ska punk riffery? Head to The Underworld in Camden to see Big D and The Kids Table, The Foamers, Kenisia and Phinius Gage. Whoever says hello to me gets a free touch....

In case you live under a rock..

It's the third Punktastic Bash tomorrow night at the Sheffield Corporation with doors at 5pm! Entry is £5 on the door, and there will be lots of fun and games, stuff for sale, and the odd band thrown in for good measure. The times are as follows (subject to change) Six Foot Nothing 5.15pm -...

and the winner is…

The winner of the Cardiff Sugarcult tickets is Stuart Brothers. For a chance to win tickets to the Portsmouth gig, check back on Monday....

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