Wednesday 29 August 2007

Dropkicks are mean

There is a new microsite for the new Dropkick Murphys album "The Meanest Of Times" - released 17th September. The microsite features three tracks from the new album including the lead-off single 'Surrender'. Check it out at www.themeanestoftimes.com...

Hell is for Louis

Meet me In St Louis have been confirmed for the following dates on the Hell is for Heroes UK tour: 25.10 - Leeds, Cockpit 26.10 - Dundee, Reading Roooms 27.10 - Glasgow, King tuts 28.10 - Manchester, Academy 3 29.10 - Birmingham, Barfly 31.10 - Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms 01.11 - Exeter,...

Tuesday 28 August 2007

PWTs instores

Plain White Ts do three instores in the coming week: 31st August – HMV, Sheffield MeadowHall Shopping Centre, from 2.30pm 4th September – HMV, 1 Victoria Walk, Headrow Centre, Leeds, at 6pm 7th September – HMV, Oxford Street, London, W1, at 6.30pm...

This Providence UK headline show

This Providence do a one-off UK headline show at Islington Bar Acdemy next Tuesday. Tickets are on sale now and The Honeymoon Suite support....

SB6 new release details

Sonic Boom Six release a new single on September 10 on download and 7" vinyl. A new album will be out in November and features recent live favourites 'While you were Sleeping', 'Meanwhile, Back in the Real Worlds' and 'September to May'. Produced by Peter Miles. Features guest appearances from...

The Maple State scrap EP plans for album

A message from The Maple State: "I guess this is both frustrating and exciting news, but mainly exciting. We will no longer be releasing Say, Scientist this year; instead we are now putting out our first full length early next year. We’ve had an interesting few months, but the whole time we were...

Brand New Leeds secret show!

Miss Brand New/Manchester Orchestra/Kevin Devine doing a bizarre secret show in a tiny tent at Leeds Fest? Then click 'comment on this item' for pics and the full story......

Monday 27 August 2007

Wanted: Cool competition prizes

We've recently hosted a tonne of great contests with prizes from Paramore, Gallows, The Secret Handshake and a load more. If you run a label/in a band/work in PR and want to hook us up with some cool, exclusive swag, email me at paul@punktastic.com...

Buzzer

Buzzkill have updated their website with the inclusion of streaming mp3 players for both of their CD releases on In At The Deep End as well as their Split 7" on Blind Bear. Visit www.buzzkill.co.uk...

Tokio Hotel interview

Andy recently interviewed German rockers Tokio Hotel and you can read the conversation at http://www.punktastic.com/interviews/192...

Slam Dunk at 6

You Me At 6 release limited edition single 'Save It For The Bedroom' on new label Slam Dunk Records on October 22....

Anchors

Anchors for Arms has posted streams of two songs from their forthcoming debut full-length. You can check out "C'mon Lets Go Break Their Arms" and "Dead Weight" at www.myspace.com/anchorsforarms...

OMG!1! Frank Gallows gets a tat!

During Gallows Lock Up set at Reading, singer Frank Carter got tattooed by New Found Glory's Chad Gilbert on stage. He apparently got a lock with seven stars on it, to mark the Lock Up Stage and the year 2007, incase anyone is interested......

Fall Out covers

Fall Out Boy covered Michael Jackson's 'Beat It', Akon's 'Don't Matter', Huey Lewis And The Newa's 'The Power Of Love' and R Kelly.'s 'Ignition' during their set at Reading today....

Sunday 26 August 2007

Sum 41 November Uk dates

Sum 41 tour in November. Dates so far announced include: Nov 21 - Newcastle Academy Nov 23 - Leeds University Nov 25 - Cardiff University Nov 28 - Manchester Academy Nov 29 - London Hammersmith Apollo...

A7X October UK shows

Avenged Sevenfold do a small intimate UK tour in October - dates coming soon......

Saturday 25 August 2007

The Ramones DVD release

The Ramones are to release DVD 'It’s Alive: 1974-1996' on October 02, 2007. This is not to be confused with the band's 1979 live album, also titled It’s Alive. The DVDs will feature four hours of rare and previously unreleased performances. The disc was supervised by original drummer Tommy...

TSOL live album details

Submitted: "TSOL's live album 'Live From Long Beach' will be released through Cider City Records on September 10. The album was recorded on 25th November last year over the weekend of TSOL's farewell performances, and features over 20 classics and newer numbers. The CD was due to be released in...

Dashboard like bombs

Dashboard Confessional have a new song called 'Little Bombs' at www.myspace.com/dashboardconfessional The album 'The Shade Of Poison Trees' is out October 1....

Spy Vs Spy discog and tour

Gravity DIP / Freakscene Records will release SPY VERSUS SPY 'Spy Versus Spy' in September, the complete, remastered discography, including the 'Spy Versus Spy' EP and 'Little Lights' album plus compilation and unreleased tracks in deluxe packaging. You can pre-order now and get the album a full...

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