Friday 31 October 2003

Dum-dum-dum…another one bites the dust

Peterborough skacore band $up have done the 'trendy thing' and parted ways. There's a very brief post on their website and forum regarding the fact they have 'apparently' broken up. Will the last UK band around please turn off the lights......

VGS do ULU

The Voodoo Glow Skulls London show has been moved to the ULU....

86 cats

Submitted: "The new EP by Eighty Six is available now from the band and from Bombed Out Records. It's entitled 'Army of Cats' is quite a departure from earlier material. It's been described as Hot Snakes meets Bluetip and comes in a snazzy NEON jewel case. Have a look at www.armyofcats.com and...

Kick off

Dropkick Murphys tour the UK in February, dates confirmed so far include: Feb 28 - Nottingham Rock City Feb 29 - Leeds Met Uni Mar 2 - Glasgow Garage...

Blink 182 love their own records. Read all about it!

The long awaited interview I did with Tom DeLonge of Blink 182 last week is now online and you can read it here. I think it's one of my best and well worth a read...some very interesting comments are made. Enjoy!...

Ferret’s suck as pets

Ferret Records have a new website at www.ferretstyle.com. The label has also signed Zao, who will release a new album next summer....

Dark

Submitted: Darkest Hours have cancelled their European tour after guitarist Mike Schleibaums father developed cancer. The band apologise for missing shows and hope to be back soon....

Are you lucky?

Lucky Thirteen play at the following venues: OCTOBER 31st SCUNTHORPE THE LINCOLN IMP w/ Shouting Myke NOVEMBER 9th KINGSTON THE PEEL w/ Archie & the instincts, Shoe! (FREE ENTRY HEADLINE SHOW!, 18+) 11th EXETER CAVERN w/ Archie & the instincts, Shoe! (SHOE! HEADLINE) 12th CANTERBURY...

Thursday 30 October 2003

Gy!

The Next Autumn Soundtrack hit the road with Swedish emo crew Jeniferever during November. See the dates here and, if you're feeling generous, print some off and hand them out. Two cracking bands you don't want to miss....

Mest add extra show

Mest have added an extra headline show to their December schedule. The band play at Leeds Cockpit on December 13. Their Camden show has now been shifted from the Barfly to the Underworld (apparently) because of high demand. ...

Are you jealous?

Jealous Records are to release the debut single by London's Bullet Union on December 1. The band contains people from Dead Inside, Ursa and Shoe. The label describe the record as "two songs kind of like a mix of Dead Inside's more poppy stuff and Drive Like Jehu."...

HR support

Twofold and Minus will support Hundred Reasons at their hastily rearranged ULU show tonight....

NO USE FOR AN INTERVIEW

I'm interviewing No Use For A Name tomorrow night. If you have any questions you'd like me to add to my list please click 'discuss this item'....

No-one remembers the first loser

Submitted: "Melodic punks A CLOSE LAST, based in Glasgow, seek new lead singer. Must be committed and jovial as gigs planned all over UK in back of small van. Get in touch via acloselast@hotmail.com and we can send out demos. Alternatively you can hear us on the music page at our website...

rumourtasticdotcom

Word on the streets is that the Drive Thru tour will reach the UK in late January. Despite rumours going around the 'net that it's fully booked, dates are not yet confirmed. However, it is believed Allister and The Early November are likely to be joined by Homegrown and Senses Fail on the tour....

Spring out another free download

In other major label download news, www.offspringnewalbum.com has a new Offspring track from the upcoming 'Splinter' record available for download. I've not heard it yet, but word on the streets is not good......

Blink and you will miss it…

www.first182.com has the new Blink 182 track 'Violence' up for download. Go there before it gets taken down......

Bash tickets available now!

The Big Cheese/Punktastic Xmas Bash is on December 6 at the Camden Underworld and we have a strictly limited number of tickets available in advance. They cost £6 and are pretty much the only way to guarantee entry because if it's anything like the other bashes, we'll be hanging up 'sold out'...

Bigger cheese

Big Cheese goes monthly from January. It's basically been monthly this year, but officially will have 12 issues next year. That means 12 Punktastic columns! (*gets writing*)...

2+2=5? You do the maths…

Ok, so The Ataris are over in February as most of you know. But according to some good sources, Rufio, Yellowcard and Fallout Boy are all planning to visit these shores in the same month (separately before anyone dreams up a super tour). Now I've heard nothing official about any of The Ataris...

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