Tuesday 29 November 2005

Decon in September, not April

This years Deconstruction Tour will take place in September. Bands previously listed on Punktastic as playing on the tour will instead be playing a one-off mainland Europe Deconstruction show in April and may not be on the tour again later in the year. We shall keep you posted....

Ruining my life, that’s what you seem to be the best at

Black Cougar Shock Unit and Grabass Charlestons tour the UK in March and April next year. Dates will follow soon....

You know I think you’re cute

Taken from ap.net: "Cute Is What We Aim For have signed to Fueled By Ramen. The band will soon enter the studio with producer Matt Squire (Panic! At the Disco, Thrice, Northstar, TREOS) to record their debut full-length album."...

Ash his heart onto the ground, pull his guts out by frustration

Taken from drivingthru.co.uk via AP.net: "An Angle will be heading into the studio to record a 4 song EP from December 9th - 12th for release in the near future. However, this EP will not be coming out on Drive-Thru Records."...

Monday 28 November 2005

It’s amazing the things you do to win back old friends who dont even like you

Fueled By Ramen has a sale going on in its store - pick up a bargain at www.fueledbyramen.com/store...

The Format start recording

Taken from ap.net: "The Format will enter the studio this month to begin recording their sophomore album. The band has spent the past six months writing the follow-up to their debut album, Intervention & Lullabies. They'll go into the studio with over twenty songs in progress. The band will be...

Help needed

Submitted: "Babar Luck and Random Hand need a gig this Friday, 2/12/05, due to their date at the Casbah, Sheffield being cancelled due the venue cancelling all booked gigs there! Anyone got a bill they can jump on (they're mobile upto 2/3 hours from Yorkshire) or if anyone can find a venue to put...

Mc Lars has a plan!

MC Lars has been added to the bill of the February tour with Simple Plan and Hidden In Plain View. A single called "Download This Song" will drop around the tour and his new album will come in late March. He'll headline the UK in April with a band!...

New Jerry Built songs

Jerry Built have (finally) posted new songs on the internet at www.myspace.com/jerrybuilt...

You sound wonderful tonight….

Chucky No Stars have recorded a cover version of Eric Clapton's "Wonderful Tonight" which is available for download on their myspace and purevolume page now....

Good and clean

According to the Reflections Records site, Good Clean Fun tour in January. 2006-01-25 UK Southampton TBA 2006-01-26 UK Newport TBA 2006-01-27 UK Glasgow TBA 2006-01-28 UK Leeds 2006-01-29 UK London The Underworld...

M2S and Failsafe need one date

Milk2Sugars and Failsafe are in need of a date on Wednesday, January 25 to complete their tour. Ideally it needs to be between Stoke and Accrington, so if anyone can help please email me at paul@punktastic.com...

Sunday 27 November 2005

Don’t you ever give up on me

MxPx's entire 'Panic' album is up for streaming at www.purevolume.com/mxpx...

PT Recs signs Chaser

Punktastic Recordings is proud to announce the signing of Winchester's Chaser. The band have recently finished recording an eight-track mini-album which will be released on the label in late January, early February. You can sample some of these songs at www.myspace.com/chaseruk ...

Saturday 26 November 2005

How many bands can split on one day?

AP.net also post that Waxwing have officially split....

Now they have no excuses about a UK tour…

AP.net report Over It have officially signed to Virgin Records....

Anti everything

Submitted: "Antimaniax still have the second half of their UK tour to play, including an added date on the 1st December at The Standard, Walthamstow, London. 27/11 Leisure Centre, Worthing 28/11 Robbins Well, Leamington Spa 29/11 The Croft, Bristol 30/11 TBC, Folkestone 01/12 The Standard,...

Scarred for life

Victory's Scars of Tomorrow tour the UK in Feb/March: Feb 27, 2006 Manchester, Satans Hollow Feb 28, 2006 Leeds, The Fenton Mar 1, 2006 London, Underworld Mar 2, 2006 Southhampton, The Joiners Arms Mar 3, 2006 Milton Keynes, Pitz Club...

Everything happens for a reason

Submitted: "From Grace have put up a new song from their album 'Frayed End Network' coming soon on Stage Fright Records. www.myspace.com/fromgraceuk"...

I’m a BIG believer in revenge

Posted by the One Toy Soldier boys in the PT forums: "We've got two new songs up on our myspace and we've got 9 soldier shirts left all in medium, they're £8...email onetoysoldier@hotmail.com if you want one! www.myspace.com/onetoysoldier "...