Saturday 31 December 2005

I’m off to get pissed, so…

On behalf of everyone at PT I'd like to wish you all a Happy New Year. There have been some amazing highs and some horrible lows, but what always shines through is the sense of community spirit that you bring to this site. With lots planned for 2006, and maybe even that brand new site we keep...

Repeat the cast

We had almost 200 people check out the first ever Punktastic podcast yesterday which was great, so if you havent yet listened to Spud's northern wit you can do so by visiting www.identit.34sp.com/podcast.php...

Goodbye 2005

Some new years recommendations. Click the band names for music and love… Tauntra - I have been ranting and raving about this lot for the past year now, but 2006 is looking like theirs for the taking. A split with the Capones is due shortly on BH/BB Records and with two accomplished releases...

Friday 30 December 2005

Punktastic December Podcast is here!

The first Punktastic Podcast is finally online! It's taken a while to gather all the bits, but hopefully it's worth it. Next month's is already looking sexual so keep an eye out for that. Here's a list of what's on it and at what times so you can skip bits if you wish: 0:00 : intro 0:23 : Chaser...

Romance is dead

Manchester's A Victims Romance have posted a new song up at www.purevolume.com/avictimsromance...

Let’s play guess which one is about you?

Taken from the BSM mailout, here's the label's plans for 2006: "As I've already mentioned in this email, January promises a 10" split between GET CAPE WEAR CAPE FLY and DAVE HOUSE, a GET CAPE Radio One session and some lovely press. We'll also be looking at re-pressing the now sold out 'GCWCF' EP,...

I wanna turn you on

'The Killer In You: A Tribute To The Smashing Pumpkins' is out on January 31 on Reignition Recordings. You can hear Roses Are Red's version of 'Cherub Rock' at www.myspace.com/thekillerinyousp Expect a review of this CD very soon......

A news story about Pedro’s lion, not me

Pedro The Lion has split up....

I don’t think you mean it, but please stop messing with my head

Taken from ap.net: "The Juliana Theory will release A Small Noise on February 7th via Tooth & Nail Records; this will be a "greatest-hits" sort of record with songs from each of the band's last three releases."...

Why do i always want what i can’t have?

Taken from ap.net: "He Is Legend have selected Matt Squire (Panic! At The Disco, Northstar) to produce their new album. The band will head into the studio with Matt this March with a release scheduled for June/July through Solid State."...

Thursday 29 December 2005

This is what I do on my days off

I have started re-writing the Punktastic Recordings myspace page - if you haven't already, add us at www.myspace.com/punktasticrecordings. We also now have a purevolume page where you will be able to hear brand new songs by our bands. Check it out at www.purevolume.com/punktasticrecordings Next...

It’s so hot off the press even I don’t have a copy

Remember you can get your copy of the new Milk2Sugars EP at www.milk2sugars.net ...

Weezer start new DVD

Taken from ap.net: "Weezer have begun assembling a live DVD for release sometime in 2006. A message on the band's website has stated that the DVD will contain, "a 2-day, 7-camera shoot of the shows, plus material that will be drawn from various 'behind the scenes' footage that both the Japanese...

Troy

The Fall of Troy return to the UK in March. Dates to follow......

Don’t worry, this one’s not about you

Revelation Records has signed Richmond, Virgina's Down To Nothing. ...

I don’t like it when you don’t talk to me

Submitted by Will: "There's been a change to the death cab date in Portsmouth at the Wedgewood Rooms. It's been upgraded to the Portsmouth Pyramids. Tickets already bought are still valid and it seems to be still on sale."...

Wednesday 28 December 2005

Epitaph release videos purely for the Sony PSP

Epitaph records now releases their videos in PSP format. Click on any video link on their website and there's a little PSP icon along side the other video formats. To see more, click the video section here....

Give It A name dates and venues revealed!

Punktastic can reveal that this years Give It A Name Festival will be held on April 29 and 30 with two days at London's Earls Court and two days at the Manchester MEN Arena. We will be revealing the line up in the coming weeks so stay tuned......

MLIW dates

Modern Life Is War tour dates: January 30, 2006 Cardiff UK Clwb ifor Bach January 31, 2006 Sheffield UK DnR February 1, 2006 Nottingham UK Old Angel February 2, 2006 Manchester UK Star and Garter February 3, 2006 Leeds UK Josephs Well February 4, 2006 London UK Barfly...

Punk rock dad

Taken from punknews.org: "Jim Lindberg, of Pennywise has recently signed a deal with HarperCollins to write a book about parenting. The frontman, who has three children, is planning to take on the subject from his own perspective, with a working title of Punk Rock Dad. Lindberg, who formed...

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