Monday 29 August 2005

OMG!!11!!!

The rumours are true, Punktastic is undergoing a massive site overhaul. Basically it's being completely re-written with brand new features that will make you go 'oooh', 'aaah' and 'eh? This doesn't work...' We're not going to tell you exactly what we're doing, but needless to say it's the best...

Sorry if this ruins it for you…

...but Fallout Boy won a VMA at the MTV Awards which are broadcast on the channel tonight....

Saturday 27 August 2005

Race The Sun recording

From the Race The Sun mailout: "We will be writing from September through October for the next record that will more than likely be released in Spring of 2006."...

Simple Live

Taken from AP.net: "Simple Plan will be releasing a live album, MTV Hard Rock Live, on October 4."...

Soup of the day

Submitted by Rory: "Bowling For Soup are planning to release a 'new' album in December. It will feature old b-sides, songs recorded for soundtracks and other previously unreleased songs. Two new songs, a cover and newly recorded song, will also feature."...

FIRE!!!

Submitted: "Sun 30 Oct 2005: BLACK LUNGS (ALEXISONFIRE), The Barfly @ The Monarch London."...

Friday 26 August 2005

Myspace-Tastic

In response to...other things..I thought I'd bring to your attention a rather awesome little Italian band called the Napkidnappers. Playing top-pop with waves of talent and that certain something that most bands would kill for, they're a lot better than this one song suggests, but give it a listen...

Busted are dorks

Submitted by Cal: Former Busted singer James Bourne has a new band - Son of Dork. They sound (apparently) like 'a cross between Busted and Green Day'. A single's out in November......

Panic! at the hush sound

You can now pre-order the new albums by The Hush Sound and Panic! At The Disco from www.fueledbyramen.com Frankly, you should get both before all the pre-teens declare them they're new favourite bands......

Pre VMA fun is OVER

All the VMA pre-show parties have been cancelled. For more details click "discuss this item"...

Monkey Boogie

From Punknews.org: "Millencolin has has announced plans to remaster and re-release their first three full lengths. The albums, Life on a Plate, Same Old Tunes and For Monkeys will be produced by Dan Swanö who also produced the original editions."...

Youthy

Submitted: "Edinburgh skacorereggae troupe Misled Youth have 2 new MP3s from their upcoming demo "The Infamous Everyday Struggle" at www.myspace.com/misledyouth . Check them out and leave a comment!"...

Bombs away

Bombed Out Records have a new website live now at www.bombedout.com. Expect news soon regarding The Dauntless Elite, Jets Vs Sharks, The Mercy Suite, The Leif Ericsson and The Mercury League....

For those who wish they were there…

Fourteen people have been arrested at the Reading Festival, police said today. Among those arrested at the Berkshire music festival, which started today, were two men who were allegedly posing as plain-clothed officers, asking revellers to empty their pockets and ``confiscating” cannabis to sell...

Nova

Submitted: "Early 2006 Nova Bomb Records will release its first compilation Cd in conjunction with Lockjaw Records and Plastic Head Distribution. Places are going fast. If anyone wants to get more information on how to be a part of this Cd then please send an e-mail to novabomb1998@hotmail.com "...

Capdown Post-Leeds

Capdown play the Sheffield Casbah on bank holiday monday, following their Leeds fest appearances. The line up is as follows : CAPDOWN thisGIRL KILL THE LIGHTS THESE MONSTERS CATCH IT KEBABS It's £10 advance, but if you email me at this email address with your full name, you can get in for...

Bigger Wig

Bigwigs long awaited new album is set for release on February 7th, 2006, according to Fearless Records. It's been 4 years since 'An Invitation To Tragedy' was released, so it's about bloody time too.......

Never heard of batty freshmen

Army of Freshmen and Never Heard Of It tour with The Aquabats in October - dates to be confirmed soon....

From now on use our ‘we need a gig’ forum!

Submitted: "Fivemiledrive & Jetpacks For Hire have one date of their October tour left to book. If you can put us on anywhere in the South/Midlands/South Wales area on Saturday 1st October please email: dd_ball@hotmail.com. Both bands are willing to play for petrol money. Check out mp3s at:...

This looks a bit o’ alright!

[Spunge] are set to tour with the Punktastic approved and much loved Fastlane and Route 215 in a Big Cheese sponsered tour. Dates are, as of yet, unannounced. For more details see www.spunge.co.uk...