Thursday 29 April 2004

You dummy

The Official Warped Tour 2004 Compilation will be in stores on June 8 through Side One Dummy Records. Click 'discuss this item' for the tracklisting....

Fat is a crime

Fat Wreck have signed Only Crime, a band featuring Russ Rankin (Good Riddance) and Bill Stevenson (Descendents/Black Flag). Check out www.onlycrime.com for info and MP3s....

Snail mail

Just a heads-up for those sending CDs for review. As many of you know, the Royal Mail are shit. Today I received a parcel of CDs sent first class on April 6! As a result, some (not all) CDs are taking longer to be reviewed than normal - because we haven't received them! What with some reviewers...

Story of the polka (dot bikini. was it teeny and weeny?)

Want to download a new Story of the Year song? What do you mean, no?! Ok, well here's the link anyway: Story of the Year - The Heart of Polka is Still Beating...

Very interesting…

Submitted: "I was just speaking to a reliable source from Long Island who told me that Glassjaw have been asked to make a UK appearance around the time of the festivals."...

Rise above

Information provided by Alastair: Rise Against have replaced their guitarist, www.riseagainst.com for more details. The band are in the progress of writing their new album. The band are also trying to get on the Reading/Leeds bill, but nothing has been confirmed....

Isn’t this bribery and ethically/morally wrong?

Submitted: "Vote for new Northampton/MK punk band 'The So-Called' at www.bbc.co.uk/northamptonshire/weekender and recieve a free demo! just vote for us, then send us an email saying you have voted, include a postal adress and we will send you a free demo. We are a new band who play punk rock,...

AK in the UK

Audio Karate are touring the UK in July and in September. Go check out 'Lady Melody' when it hits stores in June, it's one of the best records this year......

Wednesday 28 April 2004

In this diary

Submitted by Jon: "The Riverclub embark on a tour across the UK in july and are currently looking to fill a couple of gaps into the schedule and these are Thursday 8 July and Friday 9 July, and somewhere above nottingham would be prefered and then two dates somewhere down south would be prefered on...

FFAF in website shocker

Funeral For A Friend have a new website up at www.ffaf.co.uk...

Do a promising band a favour…

And visit the BBC Radio Northampton site to vote for Alias12 as their band of the month!...

Copeland lose their rust

Taken from www.decoymusic.com: "Copeland's longtime drummer Rusty has left the band due to personal reasons. He will be replaced at least temporarily by Jon Bucklew (formerly of Denison Marrs)."...

O-K

Submitted by Jazz: "After sending Ed209 off in true drunken style at a hot sweaty debauched show (involving Jaegermeister, some hard rockin' and Lee Fletcher) RTC are pleased to announce that their new drummer is......'K' Whislt a slightly different style to Ed, K is a drumming machine and fits...

Costa del Sola!

Now that My Awesome Compilation are on Scuzz, they join the first Punktastic-hosted band to have their vid on TV - that of Solabeat Alliance. 'All or Nothing' is on New Skids on The Block between 10am and 11am and it's video number 002 - so pick up the phone and vote!...

Kelly’s song

Bombed Out Records' next release is that of Kelly 8 and two new MP3s have been posted for your aural pleasure: Kelly 8 - Straight Through Me Kelly 8 - The Carrier...

Kendal is a fucking punk rock mecca

Submitted by Phil: "The Swinging Utters and The Expoxies play The Allen Building in Kendal on the 19th May 2004 on down time from there NOFX tour schedule. Support comes from Synco and Nanas Revenge. Ticket details will be announced soon, but the price will be £7 advance and £8 on the door. ...

Scrappy doo!

Scraps and Heart Attacks make it over to the UK in July: 23rd - Manchester - Kourumba 24th - Birmingham - Royal George 25th - Newport - Le Pub 26th - TBC 27th - London - The Verge 28th - Tunbridge wells - The Forum 29th - Sheffield - The Boardwalk 30th - Leeds - The Fenton 31st -...

Woo-hoo!

Punktastic can reveal that NoComply are the only UK band to play at this years Deconstruction Festival on June 6. The all-dayer will also feature Pennywise and Lagwagon among many others and will be held at Brixton Academy. Tickets are £20....

Tuesday 27 April 2004

Sick of resistance

Sick of it All are the first band to be confirmed for this years Eastpak Resistance tour, more details to follow on www.resistancetour.com...

Duffus tour dates

Nottingham's Emo/punk band Duffus will be back on the road for the following dates: Friday 7th May Black Swan, Spalding Wednesday 19th May Cox's Yard, Stratford upon avon Friday 21st May Greenrooms, Chesterfield Saturday 22nd May Golden Cross, Redditch Sunday 23rd May Pig in the city,...

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