Sunday 28 May 2006

I wish someone would stick a bullet in their valentine

Bullet for My Valentine are apparently now playing Reading/Leeds...

Ocean’s eleven

Submitted: "The Ocean Fracture will be releasing their EP 'The Sunmachine And The Ocean' on Eyes Of Sound (www.eyesofsound.com) towards the end of July. The EP was recorded with Ben Phillips (November Coming Fire, The Guillame Seam) and a track from the CD can be heard over at...

GCWCF video

You can see a new Get Cape Wear Cape Fly video here...

Saturday 27 May 2006

Ruin the video

Submitted by Andrew: "We (The Ruined) have a new song up at www.myspace.com/theruined The track is called 'Death Will Be A Lady', and we'll also be filming a video for it on June 11th at the Met Lounge in Peterborough. If you want to be involved, please contact us via our myspace."...

Friday 26 May 2006

RIP Desmond Dekker

Taken from ap.net: Desmond Dekker passed away this morning at the age of 64. Dekker, who was highly regarded as the "ska father", was the best-known Jamaican musician outside of his country, and one of the most popular within it. R.I.P. Desmond Adolphus Dacres: July 16, 1941 - May 25, 2006....

City could support the Jovi!

Submitted: "CITY have made it down to the last 5 bands in their bid to open up for Bon Jovi and Nickleback at Hampden Park on June 3rd. Please come down and support the boys in the final at the Cathouse in Glasgow this Monday to make sure they play to 50,000 ageing Bon Jovi fans!"...

Thursday 25 May 2006

Left over

The Leftovers, Cheapskate Records pop-punks from Portland, Maine, USA tour the UK this summer! Check them out at www.myspace.com/theleftovers and at the following shows! July: Saturday 22nd: London, Garage Sunday 23rd: Huddersfield, The West Riding Monday 24th: Sheffield, Cricketer’s...

Silence is ‘golden’

There will be at least two new releases from Punktastic Recordings this summer (the title may or may not be a clue), hopefully we will have details next week. The Maple State/Kneehigh split EP is now at the printers after even more delays and it may, just may, be available by the end of next week. ...

From major label to small indie in one record

Fearless Records has signed A Static Lullaby. The band will be releasing their Fearless Records debut album on September 26....

AFI e-card

AFI have launched an e-card to 'celebrate' the release of their new record. Check it here...

The Aquabats re-release Charge

The Aquabats will be re-releaing 2005's 'Charge!!' in the form of a double-disc CD/DVD combo. The CD itself has been re-mastered and will contain three brand new tracks, and the DVD will feature all sorts of exclusive, behind-the-scenes material. ...

H2O to release DVD

Taken from punknews.org: "MVD has announced plans for a wide-release of H2O's self-released DVD, One Life, One Chance. The DVD is due out July 18, 2006. The 157-minute disc was previously made available directly from the band and includes the material from the video originally released on Epitaph...

It’s a scandal

Head Automatica have posted 'Scandalous' up at www.myspace.com/headautomatica...

DEP defend Timberlake cover and attack A7X

Taken from punknews.org: "Dillinger Escape Plan has posted some words about their upcoming digital EP. The band had this to say about the disc and the choice of covers: "The DEP song is a radio edit of Unretrofied (shorter version basically), the live song is "The Perfect Design", and the covers...

Vice add four new songs to myspace

Vice have just added their latest 4 track ep to their myspace page and would love to hear any thoughts on the songs. You can hear them at www.myspace.com/vice ...

I really like what I’ve heard of this band

THE KING BLUES have a load of gigs and benefit shows around in the next few weeks check them out at their solo shows and also their UK tour with BABAR LUCK: * 26th May - London Russell Sq, The Square Social Centre (benefit for Sri Lankan Tsunami support groups) * 28th May - London Lewisham, The...

New Tsunami Bomb band

Jay Northington and Gabe Lindeman now of Nothington (formerly of Tsunami Bomb) have released a track off their debut EP “Where I Stand”. The disc features backing vocals by Emily Whitehurst (aka Agent M) and bass lines by Matt Mckenzie. It is set for release later this summer. It can be heard...

AOF get locked up

Alexisonfire will play the Lock Up Stage at Reading/Leeds festivals....

APB, easy as 1,2,3

Submitted: "Ska/dub types APB are back with a new lineup and are now based in London! tunes and dates are up at www.myspace.com/adubbypunkyband "...

Coolpetitions

We have some cool new competitions coming soon to Punktastic, so keep your eyes peeled......

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