Tuesday 29 August 2006

Dashboard/Snow Patrol tour?

Submitted: "At Leeds Festival Chris Carrabba said that Dashboard Confessional should be back 'in the fall' with Snow Patrol."...

Ad7 split?

Rumour has it that Adequate 7 will be calling it a day later this year after a final tour. We will try and get confirmation and the full details as soon as we can....

Forever and ever

Forever Ends Today have two new songs on www.myspace.com/foreverendstodayuk to listen to called 'Suits and Lies' and 'Scene Two, Sleeping with Weapons'...

Mr Shiraz are number 1!

Mr Shiraz have jumped to the top of the PunktasticTV charts after finishing as runners up last week. Seven days ago Pickled Dick were top of the pops, but the pop-punkers have dropped a position to number 2. Assert are this week's biggest climbers with a new entry at number 3, while Jesse James,...

Panic! Before Christmas

Taken from punknews.org: "Fall Out Boy and Panic! At the Disco are among the bands who have been enlisted to provide covers of tracks from Tim Burton's beloved gothic musical, The Nightmare Before Christmas. Originally released in 1993, the film, directed by Henry Selick, used stop-motion animation...

Mayday, mayday…

Fearless Records has signed Mayday Parade....

MxPx b-sides album

Taken from ap.net: MxPx will be releasing a b-sides/rarities album on October 24, 2006 through SideOneDummy Records. The album is called Let's Rock and will feature 12 songs, ranging from acoustic demos to re-recorded versions of previously released b-sides....

Travis is a sk8r boi

Travis Barker will be contributing drums on Avril lavigne's next record....

Monday 28 August 2006

Knock out

Guitarist/vocalist Greg Wood has decided to leave Punchline....

Sunday 27 August 2006

Samiam/The Draft dates

Samiam and The Draft tour the UK in October for three shows: October 20, 2006 Underworld London October 21, 2006 Josephs Well Leeds October 22, 2006 The Phoenix Art Centre Exeter...

New MCR album

Taken from PN.org: As revealed in this video, My Chemical Romance's new album is called The Black Parade and is out October 24th....

Saturday 26 August 2006

Aiden bottled at Reading. World rejoices.

Continuing the Reading Festival theme of bottling bands, Aiden walked on stage this morning with the crowd-baiting taunt of "Let’s see what you got you f**king pussies!" Unsurprisingly, Punktastic's favourite band in the world ever (tm) received a bottles-of-piss fanfare to dampen their spirits....

If you’re not at the festival, check these out!

Just a reminder that Punktastic has several new features since our revamp. Watch music videos on PunktasticTV and check out our gig database over at www.punktastic.com/gigs We always need help adding gigs to the database, so get involved!...

It takes bottle to cover Radiohead…

Panic! At The Disco's Reading Festival set yesterday opened with their frontman being hit square in the face by a flying bottle. After falling to the floor clutching his face, the rest of the band stopped their cover of Radiohead's 'Karma Police' and the band's crew came to his aid. After five or...

Friday 25 August 2006

SMP suffer Reading Festival blackout

Send More Paramedics suffered a disastrous start to their Reading Festival set this morning. The band, playing The Lock Up stage, lasted five minutes before a "technical error" plunged the stage and sound into darkness. Ten minutes of power cut chaos later, and the band were back onstage....

NCF/Gallows dates

November Coming Fire and Gallows are going on a three day jaunt together in September, the dates are as follows: SEPTEMBER 15TH - The Minerva, Southend SEPTEMBER 16TH - The Telegraph, Newcastle-upon-Tyne SEPTEMBER 17TH - The Peel, Kingston Gallows will also be on a full uk tour from September...

Jam in stereo: A sticky tour

Righteous James/Crime In Stereo tour dates: 31/10 UK Truro Threemilestone Comunity Center 01/11 UK Newport Lepub 03/11 UK Sheffield Broomhall Centre 04/11 UK Durham TBA 05/11 UK Manchester Star And Garter 06/11 UK London Underworld...

Look for Alkaline Trio’s remains

According to europunk.net, Alkaline Trio will be releasing an albums worth of B-sides in october that will go by the name of "Remains"....

Plus 44 UK show

Punktastic can reveal that Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker's new band, Plus 44, play their first UK show at the London Astoria on September 19. Tickets go on sale September 2....

Ian is amazingly fat. Chortle.

Eisley has posted a song at www.myspace.com/eisley dedicated to Ian Grushka of New Found Glory, titled "Ian Is Amazingly Beautiful."...

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