Monday 30 April 2007

The Maple State tour

The Maple State tour in May and June: 6th May- 'sounds of the other city' festival (Salford) 30th May- 'Portland arms' (Cambridge) 31st May- 'Chinnerys' (Southend) 2nd June- 'Hobbits' (Weston-super-Mare) 3rd June- 'The railway inn' (Winchester) 4th June- 'Camden Enterprise' (London) 5th...

Sheeto Yoin release another new track

There's a new SHEETO YOIN song called THE MIND OF A MARAUDER @ www.myspace.com/sheetoyoin...

New Reading/Leeds additions

Jimmy Eat World, The Long Blondes, Little Man Tate, The Pipettes, The Shins, Eagles Of Death Metal, Dead 60s, The Used, Hellogoodbye & Gym Class Heroes will play the Main Stage. Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, The Enemy, The Horrors, Dinosaur Jr, The Pigeon Detectives, The Young Knives, Nine Black Alps,...

The Explosion explode

The Explosion have split up....

Saosin vocalist hospitalised

Saosin vocalist Cove Reber was admitted to hospital after the band�s performance at the Give It A Name festival on Saturday in London. Reber needed urgent medical treatment when he began to vomit profusely within minutes of leaving the stage. He was rushed to hospital where he was treated...

Politicians and music tech do not mix

Home Secretary John Reid has called upon Apple to implement fingerprint technology into new iPods. He seems unaware that of many reasons as to why this will not work, most notably that the back of every single iPod is covered with the owner's fingerprints......

HTL confirmed tour dates so far

Hit The Lights tour in October - dates confirmed so far include: 03/10 - Barfly, Birmingham 04/10 - Sugarmill, Stoke 06/10 - Rock City, Nottingham 08/10 - Garage, Glasgow 10/10 - Zodiac/Academy, Oxford 11/10 - Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth 19/10 - Cockpit, Leeds...

Download gets high

The Higher have been added to the Download Festival line-up....

Hi, bye!

Expect HelloGoodbye to do an Astoria headline show when they're over for Reading/Leeds....

Sunday 29 April 2007

GIAN: fans report in…

Brand New apparently turned up on the second stage in Birmingham today, played four songs and then left the stage, proclaiming they were the Flaming Lips. No word as yet if they intend to play the main stage in their alloted slot....

Lavotchkin sign to Midmarch

Newcastle's Lavotchkin have inked a deal with MIDMARCH records....

Not my words…

I have been asked to clarify that the Gorilla Biscuits tour is not confirmed and although the Glasgow Barfly were advertising the tour date, this is not true and Punktastic posting details will jeopardise the band visiting our fair isle....

New Dartz! downloads on iTunes

DARTZ! are releasing a new double A-side single for Fantastic Apparatus & Cold Holidays next month - but you can download it NOW! (including two brand new songs) from iTunes here...

HGB for Carling Fests

HelloGoodbye wil play Reading and Leeds this year....

Fei Comodo upload new song

Essex post-hardcore crew Fei Comodo have uploaded onto their myspace demo song Watch Them Feed. This song is downloadable for 48 hours from their myspace page www.myspace.com/feicomodo Fei Comodo will be heading out on tour with Devil Sold His Soul starting in a couple of weeks. Check out their...

Saturday 28 April 2007

Gorilla Biscuits tour

Gorilla Biscuits tour in October. First date confirmed is October 3 at the Glasgow Barfly....

JEW for Reading/Leeds

Jimmy Eat World will play this years Reading/Leeds Festival....

Compliance rock

New band Compliance have posted a brand new song over at www.myspace.com/compliancerock It's well worth a listen......

User submitted GIAN reviews

Remember if you go to Give It A Name this weekend, or have already been, you can leave your review (and read other people's) here...

Xuberance Fest details

Submitted: "Reel Big Fish, Beat Union and Enjoy Destroy have just been announced for the Xuberance Weekend, which takes place at The International Pavilion, Llangollen in North Wales. Alongside already confirmed Son Of Dork, Pendulum, Inme, Never Heard Of It, Linchpin and Fei Comodo. Still more...