Saturday 30 June 2007

Relient K in bus fire horror

Taken from ap.net: "Early Thursday morning, Relient K's tour bus caught fire on the Pennsylvania Turnpike while en route to a show in Illinois. The band and all crew members made it off safely, but it only took minutes for the bus and their trailer with all their instruments to become engulfed in...

New Pendleton tunes on myspace

Pendleton have two new songs on their myspace page at www.myspace.com/pendletonmusic...

Last call for Un-Scene 4!

Tomorrow is the last day to get your entry in for Punktastic Un-Scene 4 - our homage to the legendary Short Music For Short People compilation! Our version will have 99 bands doing 30-second songs. If you intend to submit a track for consideration you MUST do it by tomorrow or let me know if you...

Drafty dates

The Draft are doing 2 Reading/Leeds warm up dates: Aug 22 - CLWB IFOR BACH CARDIFF Aug 23 - CAVERN EXETER...

HTL UK tour is still on!

Hit the Lights planned October UK tour will go ahead as planned, despite Colin Ross' departure yesterday....

Win stuff!

We have competitions! Win Silverstein and Junior Varsity goodies here...

Fopp closes – confirmed

Fopp has confirmed it has closed its doors for good. A statement reads: 'It is with great regret that we announce the closure of Fopp. Our store chain is profitable, well regarded and loved by our loyal customers and staff. However we have failed to gain the necessary support from major...

Friday 29 June 2007

Off, off, off!

Skys Day Off have posted their new song 'hey girl' up at www.myspace.com/skysdayoffmusic...

It Prevails in April

Across Five Aprils (USA) and It Prevails (USA) will tour the UK together in November/December....

War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing!

WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH will be hitting the UK in August on a small run of dates. Having recently been over in the UK on the Dying Fetus, Skinless and Cattle Decapitation tour, and touring with Job For A Cowboy over in mainland Europe, WFAHM hit the UK to play Collision Course and Chaosfest and...

TREOS to headline UK tour

Submitted by Josh: The Receiving End of Sirens are to return to the UK later this year, on their first non-USA headlining tour....

Thrice confirm Reading/Leeds no show

Thrice have officially confirmed they are no longer playing Reading/Leeds, as first reported by PT last month....

Sinking Ships/Ruiner UK dates

Sinking Ships and Ruiner tour the UK together: 29.09.2007 UK Lowestoft SeaBreeze 01.10.2007 UK Ashford Downtown Diner 02.10.2007 UK Liverpool Roadkill 03.10.2007 UK Leeds The Packhorse 05.10.2007 UK London Underworld...

Fopp staff will not be paid this month

Punktastic understands music chain Fopp is to close all its stores. Staff were told yesterday they would not be paid this month and a source has told us the company is now expected to go into administration. More news as we get it....

Streetlight Manifesto cancel Uk tour

Streetlight Manifesto have cancelled their planned October tour, it is being rescheduled for spring 2008. Tomas is undergoing important surgery and will be out of action for a few months....

RIP Vaux

Vaux have split up...

HTL singer quits

Colin Ross, the vocalist for Hit The Lights, has left the band. No news yet on how this will affect the band's planned UK tour....

Thursday 28 June 2007

Bayside/Anberlin tour?

PT understands Bayside and Anberlin are touring together at the end of the year. More details when we have them....

The Meenies are smoking hot

The Meenies are looking for people to submit pictures of people smoking for a video to accompany their track on the Punktastic Un-Scene 4 compilation. Anyone with a pic, or who can help, should email mikemeenie@hotmail.com...

Can you design the artwork for Un-Scene 4?

Calling all designers - I'm looking for someone to design the artwork for our 30-second compilation, Punktastic Un-Scene 4. Anyone interested should email paul@punktastic.com with examples of their work. I'm looking for someone who can develop interesting and eye-catching designs and work to strict...

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