Friday 30 April 2004

…of fire

Also from the BSM mailout: "We're pleased to welcome a new member to the family. Hailing from Rickmansworth, Chariots are a new and exciting band who take up and destroy the middle ground between the likes or Orchid and Converge, with great youthful exuberance and rockstar poses aplenty. The band...

emo

From the BSM Records mailout, regarding the new Jeniferever record: "Four tracks, coming in at just a shade under the 40 minute mark, this is an album by any other name and offers something for every mood. Piano, cello, violins, trumpets and anything else they could lay their creative little hands...

I heart this band

Taken from www.punknews.org: "Ontario's hardcore sons Boys Night Out have released their first video for the song "I Got Punched in the Nose..." It has an Office Space vibe to it and can be downloaded here...

Bury Me

Taken from AP.net: "Bury Your Dead has signed to Victory Records. You can expect an album in October."...

We are the kids who are giving all that we can give

What was that? Punktastic Bash dates to be announced in the next few days? Oooooh.......

Mybe.co.uk

Mybe have a new website up and running at www.mybe.co.uk...

Launched

Submitted by Tommy: "The Get Up Kids have a new video up for 'The One You Want' on launch.com"...

Tourage

The Punktastic Tour starts a week on Saturday as Poindexter and Echofreddy tour the country to spread their punk rock wings. Dates are below, come and say hello to us and we'll give you a free Punktastic Recordings badge, not that we need to buy friends or anything... 8th Bradford Market Tavern...

Motions

AP.net report that Mark Hoppus is to produce the next Motion City Soundtrack album, due to be recorded in October....

Guitarist and drummer needed for two signed bands

I feel like a wanted ad in the local music store...anyway, Strike of 59, newly inked in on the Deck Cheese roster, are after a new guitarist. You must be 18-30, with experience and have own gear. Fit the bill? Email strikeof59@yahoo.co.uk The Filaments are also after a new drummer, who also has a...

It’s a sore point for Alexis

Sorepoint Records have signed a deal to release Alexisonfire's releases in the UK. Expect an official release of the self-titled album in June and new record 'Watch Out!' in September....

I heart ctrl+c and ctrl+v

US noise masters Circle Takes The Square on the fabulous Robotic Empire, hit the UK with The Murder Of Rosa Luxemburg and Trencher. Check them out at: 4 June Nottingham Bunkers Hiill 5 June Kendall Phoenix 6 June Edinburgh Studio 24 7 June London underworld 8 June Newport Le Pub 9 June...

Uncles have no idea

Uncle Brian's new album, 'All The Gear But No Idea', is out now on Golf Records. If you look carefully in the inlay you'll see drummer John sporting a Punktastic t-shirt! Anyway, to support the release the band tour and if you click 'discuss this item' you can see them in full....

Thursday 29 April 2004

A follow-up news item about Rise Against

Submitted by Matt: "Rise Against has announced that guitarist Todd has left the band due to creative differences. Replacing him will be Chris Chasse, formerly of Reach The Sky. The band is still working on their Dreamworks debut up in Canada with Garth Richardson, currently titled 'Siren Song Of...

Lagwagon vs No Use

From the Fat Wreck mailout: "Joey [Cape] and Tony [Sly] built Fat Wreck Chords with their bare fuckin' hands, so it makes sense to pay tribute to these songwriting wizards in such a cool, stripped-down format. Both guys will be doing six acoustic remakes of their respective hits, and you can learn...

Travis gets a transplant

Travis Barker's label, LaSalle Records, who have signed The Kinison and The Nervous Return, are to release the next Transplants record, sue out later this year....

Lit were always right!

From decoymusic.com: "Lit is back on the scene with a new album coming out June 22. The first single "Looks Like They Were Right" will ship to modern rock radio in early May. The first 100,000 units of "Lit" will include a free, limited edition DVD that features never-before-seen live footage and...

The Daily Truth

Heard on the grapevine today...Duff Muffin are talking to several UK labels and could well ink a deal in the next couple of weeks. On the other side, we've also heard rumours that Fastlane have left All-Star Recordings. More on both if, or when, they come to fruition....

Over it over here

According to Lobster Records, Over It will be touring the UK "early next year" to support their forthcoming full-length record, due out at a similar time....

Hopeful of a better future

Phil, former singer/screamer in From First To Last, has a new band called Hope for the Best. You can check the band out at their website www.hftbrocks.com The band are currently 'talking' to labels and hope to tour the UK later this year....

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