Thursday 31 July 2003

FSF in Nov

Further Seems Forever are to headline a tour in the UK in November. Dates are currently being booked, alongside their tour with Thursday....

Harrass this man

Submitted by Lurch Cleanbreak: "The White Horse, Wycombe, the doors are 7:45pm tonight, it's a fiver entry, Cleanbreak, The Bombjacks, One Day Lucid and one small hero are playing. It's a battle of the bands competition. We will be selling cd's on the night for £2. If anyone wants to harass me i...

Win a member of Steel Rules Die! (not really)

Want to win Steel Rules Die t-shirts, cds, stickers and badges? Course you do! Well just click here foo and win! Cheers to the guys for hooking us up!...

Punktastic Tour 2: The Punktasticans Strike Back!

So the first proper Punktastic tour starts in a little over a week, and we're now having words about the second tour which will take place in October. It's not confirmed yet so I can't mention any bands, just to say that it will rock like a bastard......

Out of what? Sprite? I like lemonade

Out Of Spite VI happens this weekend. And if I wasnt working for all of it I would be there, so I would urge as many of you as possible to make the trek: Friday 1st August - DUGONG / VANILLA POD / AND NONE OF THEM KNEW THEY WERE ROBOTS / KILLEREST EXPRESSION / THE MINGERS Saturday 2nd August -...

Happy birthday Mackie!

Straight from the keyboard of Mr Cookman M2S: "Get your asses to the Carpe Diem in Leeds this Friday night (1st Aug) For a skankathon Party! Milk2Sugars will be supporting Belgian Ska Legends MADSKAT! The night is also going to be a huge party in celebration of Mackie's 21st Birthday! Its FREE...

Locked and loaded

Thanks to everyone who emailed the Lock Up and requested songs of bands we like 'ere at the site, both Phinius Gage and Jerry-Built had tracks played, as did our friends in NoComply and Fletcher. If you missed Monday's show, the tracklisting is here....

Wednesday 30 July 2003

Sugar rush

Sugarcult will stay play at Reading and Leeds despite axing drummer Ben Davis from the band. Additional dates will be added as warm-up shows and these will be announced soon....

Brat info here

Submitted: "Brat are playing some one off shows this week before heading back into the studio to complete their debut album set for release in October. Check www.bratpunk.com for details including dates with Mad Caddies and Uk Subs at the end of August."...

This is the story of a girl

Story Of The Year have posted their new Page Avenue Player online, which features 3 tracks from the band's upcoming album and the video for their song "Until The Day I Die". The player can be found here: http://www.hyfntrak.com/storyoftheyear/totalassault/. Page Avenue is set to hit stores...

Ben leaves the Cult

Sugarcult drummer Ben Davis has left the band. In a statement the band have said that their former sticksman was asked to leave. Click 'discuss this item' to read the statement in full....

Get up and go

According to Rockingthescene.com, The Get Up Kids will release a new record on February 2004. Confirmed song titles are: Man of Conviction, Wouldn't Believe It, The One You Want, Last In The Light Sick In Her Skin, Never Be Alone, The Dark, Is There A Way Out, The Lion and The Lamb, In Your Sea,...

The best interview ever?

Ok, you've waited patiently enough - here is what will become the most talked about interview of the year. No-one's safe...no-one. Click here to read my interview with Whitmore. ...

I hated school dinners back in the day. Lumpy custard…yuk

Submitted: "Pier Pressure Records is pleased to announce the perfect after show party for reading: School Daze 4, featuring: Twofold, Hitechjet, Silverskin, Bo Weevil and Local Supports @ Chinnerys, Southend on August 25th. Cost is just £5 and remember full school uniform is compulsory, anyone...

Norwich punk rocks. Ask Ben

Norwich based hardcore band petal illuminati have a couple of dates on the way: august 9th - ferryboat, with perfect government, bleed 13 and open letters august 19th - ferryboat, with ghosts use knives, open letters Anyone interested in booking them or who is willing to put them on should...

Put your hands up. This is a lock up

Howards Alias did it a few weeks ago, Jerry-Built recorded for the Lock Up last Friday, and now next week (Aug 8) NoComply will record a session for Mike Davies' radio show. Not bad 'eh? By the way, go see Howards Alias and NoComply on their joint jaunt across the country, the two best UK...

DC in the UK

Submitted by Darren: "Dashboard Confessional will play London Mean Fiddler (LA2) on August 15. They are also confirmed for the V Festival too." No word on any other dates, it's probably unlikely because I'm sure he was a nose-bleed if he leaves London......

Drop outs

The Next Autumn Soundtrack have had to pull out of their Brandtson support slot at the Peel tomorrow and so the delectable Remarkable Rocket will fill their shoes. TNAS hope to be ok and back on the road very soon, so I'll apologise on their behalf. Dugong and Fallout 40 also join the party,...

Your chance to win things

Coming very soon is a Steel Rules Die competition and probably an interview. More details hopefully tomorrow....

TDR CD details

Submitted by the Two Day Rule folk: "Our new (mini) album shall be released into the big bad world on the fateful day of the 29th of September 2003. It containeth seven tracks of punky goodness for your delectation, and MP3 snippets of our two favourite tracks can be found at the following links....

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