Saturday 29 May 2004

69 reasons to book a tour

Submitted by Greg: "Reason 69 (previously 20 deck, now nototem records) are to tour in September, and Im offering them to you first. If you fancy seeing these fellas in your hometown, drop me an e-mail: greg@blahblahblahtours.com"...

Cheesy

Check out the newly-designed Big Cheese website at www.bigcheesemagazine.com The new issue, out next week, has the Beastie Boys on the cover....

All downhill from here

New Found Glory and Yellowcard play a trio of UK shows around their Reading/Leeds appearances. Aug 24 - Glasgow barrowlands Aug 25 - Birmingham Academy Aug 30 - Nottingham Rock City...

Friday 28 May 2004

And the CJ openers are…

The Holiday Plan are believed to be opening this years Concrete Jungle stage at the Reading/Leeds festivals. This actually goes against info I'd previously received, but it's come from a very good source so I'm guessing there must have been a last minute change......

I’m not a household name by the way…

Lil from Household Name Records has done just two interviews in three years. One of those was with us. Read his considered thoughts here. It's a very interesting read......

Later tonight you can read the full Lil HHN interview – it’s good!

Household Name Records will release the new Leftover Crack record, 'Fuck World Trade', in the UK in August/September. The band release the CD worldwide on Alternative Tentacles. The Filaments, who release their new CD on HHN on June 27, will also play at Glastonbury on June 26! ...

Go easy…

Mancpunkscene have just interviewed our boys in Echofreddy, so if you're not yet acquainted with them, read here. MPS are also asking me some questions, if there's something you want to fire at me (not a gun though...) then email it to Mackie at contact@mancpunkscene.co.uk...

Russell fucking Slade??!

Submitted: "French skapunkers P.O.Box are looking to make a short stop out and about the British Isles in July, and there is one date missing so far, so if anyone could help out in any way that would be so awesome. You can always visit http://www.pobox-band.com for more info or drop me a mail at...

Brumpunx

Live in Birmingham? Unlucky! Haha, sorry, joke. Anyway, a new website has sprung up for you Brum folk at www.brumpunkscene.tk which aims to get more people at gigs and to unify the 'scene' a bit. It's still under construction, but go and take a gander and help out if you can......

Fishy

Submitted: "Black Piranha Records an indy label based in east london, started by musicians for musicians and can be found at www.blackpiranharecords.com . Currently on the roster are Six Ton Squirrel, amongst others, but we are looking to add to that and all demos and music is welcome. E-mail...

Reject

The All-American Rejects do a one-off UK gig on August 24 at the London Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Tickets go on sale tomorrow....

You hero

Submitted: "Brand New Hero Records are celebrating the release of 'Casino Chips and Sunset Strips', the new split CD featuring Suburban Legends, Army of Freshmen, The Silence and Split Habit by offering the CD, a copy of the 2003 compilation Skyboys vs Highscalers and one of the new Brand New Hero...

JB in news update

From the Jerry-Built mailout: "We've been working fairly hard on our album recently and have been in the studio recording demos for it. So far we are all very please with what we have and can't wait to record the whole thing in August. We will be out on the road again touring, but it will be after...

Seconds out…

Submitted: "Last night in Glasgow, Kevin Seconds said that they would be back in November with Sick Of It All, to promote their new album!"...

NFG in Brum

New Found Glory play Birmingham Academy on August 25. Tickets are £12.50 and are on sale now....

Thursday 27 May 2004

Muffled

Submitted: "3 new mistake us for friends mp3's are now up ay www.purevolume.com/mistakeusforfriends These tracks are to appear on a split with mistake us for friends and strike at the source, released by lifeline recordings in august. A mini summer tour is also being booked with both bands.If any...

On the might of princes split

Submitted by Toby: "On the might of princes have broken up. Chris, the drummer, released this statement: "Some of you may have heard rumours or information straight from the horses mouth. It's official. We mutually decided to lay this band to rest. Thanks to everyone for all your support these past...

A green day opera

Taken from punknews.org: "Punk trio Green Day's upcoming album will likely feature a mini rock-opera that runs more than nine minutes, sources told Billboard.com. Titled "Jesus of Suburbia," the track encompasses such pieces as "I Don't Care," "City of the Damned," "Dearly Beloved" and "Tales From...

Sweet

Want to see the cover art for Punktastic 'Un-Scene' our first compilation? Click 'discuss this item' to reveal all......

Dates of Grace

Oxford's Days of Grace have a stack of dates lined up to take them into next month: 28/05 Banbury Freemason's Hall with Near Life Experience, As we fall, Audiothief + Mourning Glory. 29/05 High Wycombe White Horse with Make Her Cry, Firstborn. 03/06 Bridport The Royal Oak with Make Her Cry...