Tuesday 29 July 2003

Whitmore new stuff and interview details

Whitmore are to release a new album on Moon Ska early next year. New songs expected to feature are: “The Re-occurring dream (about flicking the bean)”, “Skunk No.1”, “Too Long Too Late” and “Holding Out”. The band themselves feel the new stuff will...

Yank your pop

5 Cent Deposit remaining UK tour dates... August 1st, Norwich @ Arts Centre August 2nd, Worcester @ CYC August 3rd, Leicester @ Attik August 5th, Yeovil @ Alice Springs August 6th, Swindon @ Furnace August 7th, High Wycombe @ White Horse August 8th, Tunbridge Wells @ Wells Forum August 9th,...

Ska. Rock.

Submitted: Welsh ska/punks Shootin' Goon are playing 2 dates in Scotland this week. 31st July @ Bannermans, Edinburgh w/Misled Youth, My Own Religion and Muwk. Doors 7.30. £4. 1st August @ Cotton Club, Dundee w/Strikeout, Misled Youth, Tear Jerk, My Own Religion and Allergo. Doors 6.30pm. ...

This zine rocks. Literally

Submitted: 'Issue 6 of A Short Fanzine About Rocking' contains interviews with; Poison The Well, Brand New, My Awesome Compilation, Million Dead, Something Corporate, Killswtich Engage, Hiding With Girls, Time In Malta, Midasuno, Atreyu, The Reunion Show, Hondo Maclean, Mercury Tilt Switch and...

Ataris supports confirmed

Submitted by David: "Snowdogs have been confirmed to support the Ataris on their Edinburgh, Newport and Norwich shows ." ...

Rumours schrumours

Submitted: "Bit of news about the No Use For A Name tour in October/november, support will be coming from None More Black and Bigwig. Dates are supposed to be up 'really soon'."...

A good offer

Brand New Hero Records are running another '3 For 2' promotion on everything in their store. Check it out at www.brandnewhero.com...

Ye Wiles interview

Just go here for the text of the Ye Wiles interview conducted yesterday. The Lightyear one will be up towards the end of the week. And rereading the YW one it might seem that it may offend people, but it shouldn't, since the entire thing was very tongue in cheek....

Good support

Coheed and Cambria and Further Seems Forever have been confirmed as supports on the forthcoming Thursday tour....

Monday 28 July 2003

FFAF/TML dates

Submitted by Andy: Funeral For A Friend dates. The Movielife will support on all dates. Hondo Maclean open from October 7-16 while Million Dead open from October 16-29. Wolverhampton Wulfun Hall October 7 Bristol University 8 Exeter Lemon Grove 9 Reading University 10 Manchester University...

Fallout 40 tour dates reminder

Fallout 40 have a bit of a mini-tour starting on Wednesday and there's no excuse for not catching them at least once along the way: July 30 London Kingston Peel 31 Cambridge Portland Arms August 02 Norwich Earlham Park Festival 04 Sheffield Corporation w/ My Awesome Compilation 05...

We want you to join our crew

Think you can do a better job than us? Well here's your chance. We're looking for someone to join the Punktastic ranks as a reviewer. Basically we get inundated with cds and the backlog is beginning to build up again. Anyway, we're looking for a new staff member to write some reviews for us. ...

Doh!

I forgot to mention this on Friday when it was emailed to me. But The Fight are to support Rancid on their arena tour. Rejoice at the fact that a talentless band are getting supertracked to the big time......

Koufax tour dates

I'm sure I plugged these before, but what the heck. Koufax return in September. Ten-four. 01.09.2003 Norwich, England @ Ferryboat 02.09.2003 Liverpool, England @ Slaughterhouse 03.09.2003 Newcastle, England @ Head Of Steam 04.09.2003 Stoke, England @ Talbot 05.09.2003 Wakefield, UK @ The...

Sunday 27 July 2003

Pre-Order Your Summer Soundtrack

From the M2S forum : "If you're wanting to get the new M2S CD as soon as it is ready, then pre-ordering is the way to go! Please contact m2smerch@hotmail.com with your name and contact details and we will contact you ASAP for further details. The new CD (has been named but we're keeping it...

They think it’s all over… it is now!

So there's been a lot said about the old Punktastic v Moon Ska war, yet I can now happily say that it's all dead and buried. What happened you may ask? Why have you kissed and made up and does it mean we'll now like Whitmore? Read both Punktastic's thoughts and Sonia from Moon Ska's by clicking...

I’m running out of buzz related puns

Swindon skate-punks Buzztone have a busy week coming up, catch 'em while you can: Fri 01/08 - Alldayer at Northampton Racecourse Sat 02/08 - Swindon Queens Tap with Lickout Mon - 04/08 - Sheffield COrporation with 6ft Nothing/MAC/Fallout 40 Wed 06/08 - Swindon Furnace with My Favourite...

I can’t wait for the Rocket at PB4

The All New Adventures Of Us have a new song available for download at MP3.com. The track 'Just Four Words' is available from here: www.mp3.com/tanaou . The simple fact is that if you don't download a song by this band the world will infact end....

Political skacore action

Submitted: "J*A*N feat U.D.S.S.R are an 8-piece political skacore band, from the same scene in Austria that produced Red Lights Flash, Antimaniax, Sick of Silence etc....they will be coming over to the U.K for a week in August/September so check them out: SAT 30TH AUGUST - The Square, Harlow (with...

Saturday 26 July 2003

When he acknowledges he steals from me, I’ll quote his source

Three members of the band Open Hand have quit, citing "financial restraints and severe disagreements" for the split. The band hope to continue under the Open Hand name, but with new members....

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