Sunday 30 November 2003

Invade

With the Drive Thru Invasion Tour on the way in January, Punktastic is pleased to announce we have teamed up with Drive Thru and Eat Sleep to bring you a whole host of stuff in the run up to the event. We will have a number of exclusive (that you won't get anywhere else) MP3's of live tracks from...

HA get busy

Howards Alias have big plans for next year. They are recording 3 songs for a split with DESA (ex link80) which will be released on GCF in March. This will be followed by a split headline tour, running straight into a tour with HA, Desa and RxBandits. Then Matt and the lads are going into the...

Label wants bands

Submitted: "No Order Records now have a new site up at www.noorderrecords.com. Check it out for info on the latest Friction Fx, Morgans Puff Adder and Breakneck releases along with updates on their upcoming compilation featuring a number of UK and US bands including Park, Over It, My Awesome...

MCR to come in Jan

My Chemical Romance will be in the UK in January. A post in the band's forum states: "I PROMISE YOU ALL that the dates for the UK shows will be posted this week, I am just awaiting confirmation on the Venues and then we will be on our way. I will give you a little hint, it will be January 10-17 ....

I’m sad right now

Sad news I'm afraid. The Next Autumn Soundtrack have called it quits. Here is the band's statement: "After one year, eight months, five days, twenty-three hours and thirty-five minutes (approx.) The Next Autumn Soundtrack is done. We've spent some of the best seconds of our lives in this band,...

The worst hangover ever is absolutely terrible

Just a reminder that the new Offspring record 'Splinter' hits the streets on Monday. In my opinion it's rubbish, probably their worst record yet, but I'm sure some/all of you will disagree. Expect a review later this week....

Saturday 29 November 2003

Foaming at the mouth

The Foamers have a few dates before the New Year: 29 November @ Tunbridge Wells Forum w/ F-MINUS 01 December @ Burgess Hill, The Junction 06 December @ Bristol, The Croft w/ GASH 07 December @ London, The Rifleman, Hounslow w/ GASH 11 December @ London, Underworld w/ JESSE JAMES +...

JJ update

Jesse James' forthcoming dates have changed a bit, so here they are in fully updated form! Nov 29: Gloucester, Guildhall plus Howards Alias Nov 30: Cardiff, Engine Rooms - MS1, plus Howards Alias , Shootin Goon Dec 3: Middlesbrough, Dickens Inn, plus Freaks Union Dec 4: Dundee, Beat Bar plus...

Rx your alias

RxBandits and Howards Alias tour together in April. The dates are: 01st PORTSMOUTH WEDGEWOOD ROOMS 02nd STOKE SUGARMILL 03rd SHEFFIELD CORPORATION 05th GLASGOW CATHOUSE 06th NOTTINGHAM ROCK CITY 07th LIVERPOOL ACADEMY 2 08th BIRMINGHAM ACADEMY 2 09th...

Can I Say

Taken from www.punknews.org regarding the new Dag Nasty record: "After Brian [Baker] finishes recording the new Bad Religion record this December / Jan, he will focus his attention on the new Dag Nasty record, which will begin tracking at Inner Ear Studios (tentatively) in spring 04. Hopefully the...

Feeling This keeps on getting better in my opinion…

www.punkrockvids.com has downloads of Blink 182 performing 'Feeling This' and 'Stay Together For The Kids' on the Jimmy Kimmel show. Click the link to access the site....

See, it only costs you a tenner to win a prize at PT!

The winner of the limited edition blue/red Punktastic tee and guestlist to the Bash is Paul McManus (Mackie). Yes it was a fluke. The jammy git wins a tee of which just three will be available to readers... The bash (for those of you who asked) will have NoComply, Fletcher, Steel Rules Die,...

Cork it up

Submitted: "Leigh Boardman, the lead guitarist and backing vocalist from the band Darlison (UK) has made a solo side project called Cork Rose. He has used his acoustic guitar, pretty brilliant vocals and any instrument and friend he can find to combine it into Cork Rose. A CD will drop next year on...

I don’t usually do this, but…

If you live in the Grimsby area and can sing, Daniel Saunders wants you for his punk band...email f05040@franklin.ac.uk if you fit the bill....

Kenisia tour

Kenisia have been added to the Mustard Plug/Howards Alias tour, and also have a few more gigs lined up. Here they are if you don't already know them: Monday, December 1, 2003 - Bristol, The Croft with Munkyscrub Thursday, December 4, 2003 - Exeter, The Cavern Club with Mustard Plug, Howards...

murder.death.kill

Worcester hip swinging rockers The Murder Of Rosa Luxemburg hit the road in support of their debut album 'Everyone's In Love And Flowers Pick Themselves'. saturday- 13th december /edinburgh "the mercat" sunday- 14th december /nottingham "the old angel" * monday- 15h december /bolton " the alma...

Tis the season to be jolly..tra la la la la

Submitted: "Trailer Park Trash are pleased to announce the details up for their 5th Annual Xmas Bash at the Portr Butt in Bath on 12th Dec. The line up consists of Mr Zippy, The Setbacks, Ashen (who will be launching their debut EP) and Idle Tuesday. As well as the live music there will be DJs and...

Can You Drum?

Well, can you? Do you want to be a part of this country's finest undiscovered band? 'Course you do! Buzztone are still on the lookout for a drummer that can play skate punk to a relatively high standard. If you're interested then email si_buzztone@hotmail.com for more info. DO IT....

Friday 28 November 2003

Fastlane rawk

Submitted: "Guildford punkers Fastlane who are signed to Allstar Recordings are going on tour with Kent punk/ska 4-piece 3dbs Down between the 1st-31st January and dates are being booked right now. Mp3s are available at http://www.mp3.com/fastlanerock and http://www.3dbsdown.com/sounds.php. If...

This is going to be very nice indeed

Steel Rules Die are to name their new record, their first for Reflections Records, 'The Hemingway Solution'. You can see the band at the Xmas Bash on December 6 at the Camden Underworld....