Saturday 30 December 2006

No longer a loved one

Submitted by Ross: Spider has left The Loved Ones....

Buried

Bury Your Dead vocalist Mat Bruso has left the band....

Glass go Smile songs

Glass go Smile has two new songs for download at www.myspace.com/glassgosmile...

Friday 29 December 2006

Free Shikari

Enter Shikari's "The Mothership" is the single of the week on itunes and can be downloaded free in your itunes....

Behind new songs

Behind City Lights, who feature ex-members of Best of Enemies, have songs up at www.myspace.com/behindcitylights...

Free Breakneck EP!

Submitted by Ash from Breakneck: "We've decided to put the new Breakneck EP "And There Was Another Illusion" up for free download, complete with covers. You can download the whole file from http://www.mediafire.com/?7m0ynloamim and check out its Punktastic review too (4 stars... safe!). We'll also...

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Sirens

Submitted: "Huddersfield post-hardcore quintet Siren Lake will be hitting the studio to record a 3 track EP in January with ex-Kill II This guitarist Mark Mynett at the helm. In the meantime, head on over to www.myspace.com/sirenlake to hear a rough demo of one of the songs, and check out their...

Sason/TREOS confirmed for GIAN

Saosin and The Receiving End of Sirens have been confirmed for the Give It A Name Festival....

The Melvins get a shoe-in

Taken from punknews.org: "Joining the likes of Bad Religion, the Clash, AFI and Social Distortion, it seems that the Melvins are the latest punk band to obtain signature footwear. According to Skiptomyshoe.com, Nike has released a new skateboarding shoe called the "Nike Dunk High Pro SB", which...

Hey ben!

ap.net claim Ben Harper, formerly of Yellowcard and Amber Pacific and Never Heard Of it, has signed on to play lead guitar for Takeover Records' Hey Mike!...

All i want for Xmas is David Melillo

You can hear Dave Melillo's "All I Want for Xmas" over at www.myspace.com/davidmelillo...

Thursday 28 December 2006

RIP Vice

Submitted: "After just over 3 years Vice have decided to call it a day, there's no original way of writing these things so here goes. We've had some great times, met some great people and played some really memorable gigs, along with some utter shite, but the good out weighs the bad. Towards the...

McQueen tour dates

McQueen have UK dates in January and February: JANUARY SAT 20 WOLVES LITTLE CIVIC SUN 21 SOUTHAMPTON JOINER'S ARMS MON 22 BRIGHTON ENGINE ROOMS TUE 23 MANCHESTER ROADHOUSE WED 24 GLASGOW BARFLY THU 25 NEWCASTLE ACADEMY FRI 26 SHEFFIELD CORPORATION SAT 27 NOTTINGHAM ROCK CITY SUN 28...

Pickled Dick dates

Submitted by Jhon of Pickled Dick: "We have these shows coming up for 2007, so check them out and see if we are coming near to yours! Then turn up to the gig, invite us back to your house, give us a few beers and make us breakfast! Well that last bit is optional, but try and come along to the...

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Sitting on the dock o’ the bay

Bayside have posted new song 'The Walking Wounded' at www.myspace.com/bayside...

“Satori”

Satori, the band of Steve Borth, former sax-man of the RX Bandits and Link 80, has signed to Quote UnQuote Records....

Wednesday 27 December 2006

Sick pens

Dundee tech punks Sicktrick and Manchester melodic tech-skate punks Pendleton will be on tour together in April, dates to be confirmed....

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