Sunday 31 August 2003

It’s what I have been waiting 18 months for…

The Lawrence Arms release new album 'The Greatest Story Ever Told' on Fat next month and have just posted a new Mp3 for us all to get excited over. Check out 'On with the Show' here!...

Saturday 30 August 2003

You gotta be kidding me!

You've gotta give Moon Ska credit, they don't half flog their bands round the country. Whitmore/SB6/Chairmen of the Bored and Graveltrap/Mixtwitch Autumn dates have already been announced, but in Oct/Nov Solabeat Alliance, Ze Baseball Bat, Graveltrap and new signings Dumpster Pop are believed to...

Lincoln Park

Milk2Sugars have added a Lincoln date to their UK tour. Remaining dates are: 30/08 Dudley Arms Rhyl, Wales 31/08 Borderline London (New Band Showcase Night) 01/09 The Appletree Worcester with Puffin 02/09 Grand Central Manchester 04/09 Adelphi Preston 05/09 Edwards No.8 Birmingham...

I smell a tour

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones play Glasgow Garage on November 4. A tour is almost certain to coincide....

Good god

Fresh from being bottled off-stage at Reading, Good Charlotte return for the larged-venue tour. Dec 15 - Birmingham Carling Academy Dec 16 - Brixton Carling Academy Dec 19 - Manchester Apollo...

Ben likes this band

Dillinger Escape Plan bring their crazy brand of, erm, music, back to the UK in December. Dec 12 - Glasgow Cathouse Dec 13 - Nottingham Rock City (14+ only)...

These are off dates to the Alk3 tour (i think)

Are these secret gigs? Not anymore... Sep 17 - Sheffield Leadmill - Hot Water Music w/TBC Sep 18 - Leeds Josephs Well, - Hot Water Music w/ Fadge...

New MAC song for download

Our buddies in My Awesome Compilation have the first song from their as-yet-untitled new EP up for download through Punktastic. 'As Always' is a little corker, so just right click here to download it....

Steel rules. You know it.

The winners of the Steel Rules Die competition were drawn this morning and the winners are: First prize - Stuart Brothers. Second - Jason Curtis. Third - Ian Dodds. Fourth - Jenny Gupta. Fifth - Shanna Bhambra. Each winners gets a collection of cds, stickers and t-shirts and stuff. The...

A chart entrant maybe?

The Ataris will now release the single 'Boys Of Summer' on September 15. The tracklisting is below: 1.The Boys Of Summer 2. Take Offs & Landings (Live @ Capitol Milling) 3. In This Diary (Acoustic) 4. Video...

Tsunami Bomb fallout continues

And the Tsunami Bomb fallout continues. Axed bassist Dominic tells his side of the split here, while drummer Gabe responds to the now departed members comments here....

Give these people a medal

As most of you know, Fallout40, Hitechjet and Milk2Sugars had a lot of gear stolen from Josephs Well, Leeds at PB4. F40 were worst hit and the Derby punk community has come together to put on two special nights of punktastic gigging in a bid to raise some cash to help replace F40's gear. The...

Get growing!

Ska-punk octet Grown At Home continue to tour their collective arses off. Check 'em out at a venue near you, I've been hearing good things... 05-Sep-03 The Charlotte, Leicester supporting Lightyear on their last ever tour! + Howards Alias 06-Sep-03 The Corporation, Sheffield supporting...

The pilots are grounded!

My Favourite Co-Pilot have pulled out of their gig at the Barfly in London tonight. The band offer their apologies but promise to be back in London soon....

Knocked over by a wave

Tsunami Bomb bassist Dominic Davi has left the band. A band statement reads: "We have parted ways with Dominic due to personal reasons. This was a very difficult decision for us and at the same time a very positive decision for the band. This is by no means the end of Tsunami Bomb. All of our...

Attention Jocks

Submitted: A Close Last have organised a punk all dayer this Saturday, 30th August at the 13th Note Cafe, Glasgow. £5 for some great bands. Confirmed bands so far are: A CLOSE LAST, FRICTION FX, REGULAR JOE, THE NEW LEV YASHIN, PEN 15, DIRTBOX, MUFF, SLAPHAPPY, GIVEN and SPLITBAC....

Friday 29 August 2003

Quick Jay, don’t look!

I've had a bit of a rant, which you can read here, and my epic Reading 2003 review is also posted, and can be found here. Go on, slate it all!...

All’s not happy in wonder-land

Swedish post-hardcore band Wonderland Demention Dept have lost two original members. In a statement the band wrote: "During this summers' recordings of material for the upcoming album The Awkward Silence it has become more and more evident that not everyone in the band can make the same priorities...

Fly me to the moon…

My Favourite Co-Pilot support ex Rival Schools men Cardia tomorrow night at the Barfly in Camden, London. MFCP will be onstage at 8.15pm. If you haven't yet witnessed the band live, get down there because they won't disappoint!...

New label announcement

Submitted: "Glue Industries is a new label dedicated to releasing cool releases by anybody that excites us with a punk "feel or ethos". The first release is "open arms" the debut album by east coast punk upstarts Kneehigh. Our next release should be a 7" ep called "Not Scene But Heard" featuring...

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