Sunday 29 February 2004

PUNKTASTIC RECORDINGS WANTS YOU…

Now as many as you will have heard by now, Paul and myself have just started our record label, Punktastic Recordings. We’re readying ourselves for the debut release this summer and have lined up a host of the UK’s finest punk rock artists to be on our first compilation. However, we...

Days Like These rock.com

Lobster Records usually doesn't do wrong and the label next releases the new Days Like These album in 2 weeks time. Sample 'The Dawning' from that record - I'm very impressed and they seem nice guys too. Also look out for an interview with them in the next few days. Days Like These - The Dawning...

TBS add date

Submitted by Jason: Taking Back Sunday add an extra date in Portsmouth: 7th June - King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow 8th June - Carling Academy 2, Birmingham 9th June - Oxford Zodiac 10th June - Manchester University 11th June - London Astoria 13th June - Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth...

HHN get gassy

The G.A.S. Drummers are to release their next album 'Dialectics' on Household Name Records in the UK....

Die, die, die my darling!

Steel Rules Die release the awesome 'The Hemmingway Solution' on March 9 (review this weekend) and tour the CD at the following gigs: 17th March - Leicester Princess Charlotte w/ Leatherface 27th March - Kings Lynn + Support 30th March - Kingston The Peel + Support 10th April - Nottingham,...

Saturday 28 February 2004

I’m with stupid

Welsh skate punks Stupid Brick are trying to book a tour between April 18-25 and would lime the PT promoters to give them a helping hand. If you'd be interested in booking the band, email Stupidbrickeds@aol.com or visit www.stupidbrick.com for more info....

Dunno about Rancid, I think it’s good

Submitted by Edd: "We finally got issue 5 of Rancid News back from the printers. 92 A4 pages, colour covers, only £1. It's the 'all-girl issue', with interviews from F-Minus, The Mingers, Hanin Elias (ex-atari teenage riot), Pretty Girls Make Graves, Horrorpops, The Gossip, Melt Banana, Alison...

Vroom

AP.net report that Ten Foot Pole have signed to Go Kart Records....

Hip-hop-tastic

Epitaph Records' hip/hop mob Atmosphere play three UK dates in the not-to-distant future: 04/24- Hemsby, UK @ Dedbeat Festival 04/25- Dublin, Ireland @ Red Box 04/26- London, UK @ ICA...

Gage tour March

Phinius Gage rock out at the following venues during March. The band are to record some new demos for a forthcoming album in the near future too: Wed 3rd - Cambridge, Portland Arms - w/ Not Katies Sat 13th - Nottingham, Peggars Inn - w/ The Foamers Sat 20th - Burgess Hill, (near Brighton) The...

Rocking

'Issue 8 'A Short Fanzine About Rocking' is out now. There are interviews with: Thrice, Thursday, Drive Like You Stole It, Further Seems Forever, Strike Anywhere, Eden Maine, My Chemical Romance, Hidden In Plain View, Hondo Maclean, Son Of The Mourning, Life Is The Dream, Johnny Mental, Movie Made...

Go forth and check them out – they’re awesome

A message from Bennett of Shouting Myke: "We are playing upstairs at the zodiac in Oxford tomorrow (saturday 28th) and that our stage time is 9.55. We have a couple of surprises and we think that this show would be a perfect place to see us if you only could see us once :) Doors are at 7 and the...

Jude Law and his semester Obscured

Lambgoat is reporting that Grimsby, Ontario's Jude The Obscure have apparently returned from their hiatus (and just a few weeks after announcing it). With that the band has announced the amicable departure of guitarist Chuck Leach. They'll be searching for a replacement guitarist and writing...

Nikola releases his own record

Burning Heart will release the solo-album from Millencolin´s vocalist Nikola Sarcevic on the 29th of March. The album titled "Lock-Sport-Krock" is a fine piece of intimate rock with influences that range from classic American roots to the timeless craft of the perfect pop song. Recorded in a...

Knocked out

Submitted by Lil: Just had a call from FIVE KNUCKLE who are on tour in the worst of weather in Scotland. Their van skidded on ice on their way to tonight's gig in Arbroath and crashed off the road into a car that had previously crashed on the same stretch of road! The band are all fine with no...

Friday 27 February 2004

New staff member added

After 'advertising' for a new reviewer we were inundated with offers - so we've decided to add three new staff members. We're still debating two of them but our first new reviewer is Nicole Goldkamp. The catch with Nicole is that she is American - from St Louis, MO - and so will give us a fresh...

Back from the dead

Craig's Brother have re-formed. The former Tooth and Nail band are writing new songs and hope to sign to a new label this year....

The Paramedics lose their head

At the Avenged Sevenfold gig at the Underworld last night someone stole a zombie head used by Send More Paramedics. The band are pretty upset that someone took it because a lot of time and effort goes in to making them and, quite rightly, they would like it back. If you have the head, or know...

Taking it over

Stole Your Woman, Over It and Don't Look Down are currently recording songs for a 3-way split on Takeover Records and you can view some studio action, recorded by Over It, by clicking here for WMV or here for Quicktime....

Burn baby burn

The new Archie and the Instincts vid for "Burning Heart" (out Mar 8th) is up at www.punkrockvids.com and www.thirde.net I'm very, very impressed with the EP (review this weekend) and if you imagine Saves The Day with a British tint, you'll not be far wrong......

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