Sunday 30 April 2006

TMS in Salford today

The Maple State will be playing at the Mark Addy in Manchester/Salford today as part of the 'Sounds From The Other City' Festival. they'll be playing at 4.30pm and its just £3 to get in!...

Saturday 29 April 2006

Fatcast

Fat Wreck Chords have launched their April podcast, which you can hear here It features a guest appearance from NOFX's Eric Melvin as well as the usual witty banter and music!...

Chaser dates

Punktastic Recordings' very own Chaser have a number of dates coming up. But they're also looking for more throughout the rest of the summer. If you'd be interested in putting the band on, email me at paul@punktastic.com 03/05/06: Bournemouth - The Opera House 06/05/06: High Wycombe - The White...

Friday 28 April 2006

Victory Records makes the end

Taken from ap.net: "Victory Records has signed New York's Endwell."...

Fresh cheese

The new Big Cheese magazine looks like this and features Less Than jake on the cover. Also in the mag this month are the likes of Fall Out Boy, Aiden, The Academy Is and there's also a free 15-track CD. Get it from newsagents and www.bigcheesemagazine.com...

The new M2S single is the best thing they have ever done…

A milk2sugars update: "We are planning to release a new track 'Four-Motion' as a Download only single in July, to go with the release we are going to make a video! To coincide with the release of the single we are booking a short tour at the start of July so if you would like to book us or can put...

Make out kids

Motion City Soundtrack tour the UK in September: 18 SEPT 2006 Bristol University 19 SEPT 2006 Cardiff University Solus 20 SEPT 2006 Wolves Wulfrun 21 SEPT 2006 Newcastle University 22 SEPT 2006 Manchester Academy 23 SEPT 2006 Glasgow ABC 24 SEPT 2006 Leeds Met University 27 SEPT 2006...

Velvet

Submitted: "The new issue of Black Velvet Zine, issue 48, is out now, featuring interviews with Simple Plan, Alkaline Trio, Taking Back Sunday (interviewed by Beat Union), MxPx, I Am The Avalanche, Bullets And Octane and My Ruin. Marko 72 of Sugarcult's regular guest column is in there as well as...

iFR! secret show

iForward Russia! play a secret show in Leeds on Monday. "On Monday, we release NINE, and to celebrate we're getting our friends together at Josephs Well for a party. Forward, Russia (aka Welcome Megatron) will be playing, as will the previously announced Every Move A Picture, and matey boys Duels...

Eyes down

American Eyes do a one-off at the Barfly in Camden on June 6....

Raised Bridge to Solace on the Comeback

Just a reminder that RAISED FIST are playing a few dates next month with support from BRIDGE TO SOLACE and COMEBACK KID. The dates, taken from the Burning Heart mailout, are: W/COMEBACK KID: 2006-05-01 Manchester @ Jilly's Rockworld (UK) 2006-05-02 London @ Underworld (UK) W/BRIDGE TO...

Hit this

I am interviewing the ace-tastic Hit The Lights this weekend. Questions, as usual, are welcomed by clicking 'discuss this item'....

Top of the pops

Want to see what Punktastic's readers are listening to? Then visit out last fm page at http://www.last.fm/group/Punktastic Taking Back Sunday currently top the charts, with NOFX, Fall Out Boy and Blink 182 not far behind......

Thursday 27 April 2006

TMS shows

The Maple State have a number of upcoming shows. If anyone can fill June 1 for TMS and Chaser please let me know on paul@punktastic.com 28/04/06: London - The Barfly (w/ Gym Class Heroes) 30/04/06: Manchester - The Mark Addy 17/05/06: Manchester - Satan's Hollow (w/ Fenix TX) 21/05/06:...

Hush, there’s a sound

Submitted: "The Hush Sound will release 'We Intertwined' as a download only single though Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen on May 22, followed by new album 'Like Vines' on June 5."...

Reading/Leeds extra bands

Fightstar, Gogol Bordello, Flogging Molly, Coheed and Cambria, The Shins, Less Than Jake, Dashboard Confessional and Taking Back Sunday are among the latest Reading/Leeds additions announced tonight....

I’m a cunt so listen up (part two)

A friendly reminder - we don't review singles or two track demos. Please don't send them. Please don't email us asking to review MP3s. We won't. There is currently a waiting period of two to three months for reviews on demos. We are seemingly popular then ever and are totally inundated with...

I’m a cunt, so listen up (part one)

Firstly, apologies to everyone for the recent issues. The forums are now back-up, but unfortunately we lost everything and you will need to re-sign up. Sorry about that! Our recent issues are almost totally resolved - there may be some short downtime in the next few days but we will do our utmost...

In three months you’ll all be bumming this band

Set Your Goals will release their debut full length, Mutiny, on July 11 via Eulogy Recordings....

Zox are dummies

Side One Dummy has signed Zox....