Monday 29 December 2003

Book the prize fight

Submitted by Ollie: "As some of you already know The Prize Fight head over in February to tour with Appease and EchoFreddy, all the dates are filled apart from Tuesday Feb 17 and Thursday Feb 19, if anyone is interested in taking these shows on and seeing 3 awesome bands rock out then please...

Canterbury gigs next year

To be held at the Beercart Arms, Beercart Lane in Canterbury: TUESDAY 13TH JAN 2004: CAPTAIN EVERYTHING! + BELVEDERE + SUPPORT TUESDAY 20TH JAN 2004: THE BIG + SUPPORT TUESDAY 27TH JAN 2004: JESSE JAMES + BODYBAG + HONG KONG FLU TUESDAY 3RD FEB 2004: THE FOAMERS + DA SKYWALKERS + TWO SHOT...

Scarred

Submitted: "Southern California hardcore band Scars Of Tomorrow have finished recording their Victory Records debut, "Rope Tied to the Trigger." The effort was recorded in November with Kurt Ballou and will hit stores on February 24."...

Eyesore make first signing

Submitted: "Eyesore Records have signed their first band in the form of Darlison a powerful new band from Stafford in the UK. A new 6 track EP, 'The Ascending', is set for release in Spring 2004, with a UK tour in April. Check www.eyesorerecords.co.uk for tons more information and...

Sunday 28 December 2003

Good bands + Good cause = woo!

Undereducated Music presents its third lovely festival of all magnitude! It will take place on June 5th @ The Weavers Complex (wellingborough, northants) and on the bill is : Whitmore, 4Ft Fingers, Sonic Boom Six, HiTechJet, The Misnomer, Bulletproof Theory, Jets VS Sharks, Jerry Built, 3...

Will they, won’t they? They will!

Avenged Sevenfold WILL be supporting Lostprophets on the latter's UK tour, the Welsh lads have confirmed. The Bronx also join in the fun....

What’s $up doc?

Rumour on the block is that Peterborough ska-punks $up are about to sign a new deal to replace the one with now defunct label 20 Deck. In the meantime, check the band out in the New Year: 16th Jan Club 85 Hitchin 22nd Jan Nitro Records Night w/Divit 24th jan Roebuck,Reading 30th Jan High...

Tellison wish it was easy

Tellison and 10 Easy Wishes go on an adventure in early January: Wed 07/01/04 ~ The Windmill, Brixton, London 10EW, Lucky-Thirteen Thur 08/01/04 ~ The Royal George, Birmingham 10EW, King Monkey, Mapatazi Bob Fri 09/01/04 ~ The Rifleman, Hounslow 10EW, more TBC ...

JJ get in on the New Year sale action

Jesse James have a merch sale on their website. T-shirts from £5.50 and CDs from £3.50....

Saturday 27 December 2003

Archie shoots. He scores!

Submitted by Jon: "'XFM Unsigned' winners of 2003, Archie And The Instincts are to shoot the video to their debut single 'Burning Heart' in the Aldershot / Farnborough area on January 8 and a small invite-only crowd will be invited to the filming. Email archie@gravity-dip.com for full info and to...

Mental

I should have posted this ages ago, but www.punkermentality.com is now back online with secure credit/debit card ordering. An ideal way to spend your Christmas cash!...

Giggles

Misused Promotions present a New Year's treat tomorrow with Route 215, My Dad Joe, Fastlane, Short Warning and Chasing Daylight lining up at the Verge in London. Entry is £5 and doors are at 7pm. First 20 through door get a festive goodie bag....

Friday 26 December 2003

Ferret get UK deal

Submitted: "Roadrunner Records has announced the completion of a licensing deal with Ferret Music (whose owner used to work for Roadrunner) for the release of material in Europe. Roadrunner will essentially handle select Ferret releases in Europe, including the first official UK releases from some...

Most anticipated release of 2004 for me

You can hear clips from the new Get Up Kids record on the intro at www.vagrant.com...

Weezer get busy

From the Weezer mailout: "Both the "Video Capture Device" DVD and the Blue Album Deluxe Edition 2 CD set are both finally, truly nearing completion, after several unexpected delays, and are due by spring '04 for sure. As soon as release dates are known thay will be mass-mailed out and posted on...

Who won?

AP.net report that Victory Records have struck a deal with Columbia Records. No details as to what this may entail, but better distribution could well be on the cards......

If you want to ask them a question, email me!

Alexisonfire have a new website up at www.theonlybandever.com....

Thursday 25 December 2003

Glory fades

http://punkrockvids.com has got Brand New performing 'Sic Transit Gloria...' live via the method of acoustic guitar. Worthy of your eyes and ears......

Driving thru the dark

The winners of the Drive Thru tickets are: Portsmouth - Adam Hames London - Marwan Shakarchi I'll be emailing you both soon. We have loads more Drive Thru comps coming after Christmas, including those aftershow party guest passes....

Deck the halls

Submitted: "Biff from the Little Explorer (also know as emphemetry!) has a Christmas single available for £1.50 postpaid. It's a split with a lovely boy named Christmas Robin. There are two tracks totalling about 13 minutes, all in beautiful hand made packaging! If anyone wants one email...

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