Monday 31 May 2010

Slam Dunk South Photo Gallery!

This year, Punktastic had a photographer with us at the southern leg of this year's Slam Dunk festival, and there's plenty of great shots to go along with our upcoming mass of festival video footage. If you'd like have a look through shots of Young Guns, Save Your Breath, FACT, Me Vs. Hero,...

Lives at Sea are Olympians

Ahoy! Lives At Sea have a new song up called 'Olympian'. Check it out at www.myspace.com/livesatseaband...

Just Listen to the Fireworks

Leeds based band Just Watch The Fireworks have released their first self titled EP today. You can hear it at www.justwatchthefireworks.bandcamp.com...

C’est magnifique

The Magnificent, from Leeds, have posted a preview of one of their new songs on their Facebook page. The band have been recording tracks for their new album in Liverpool with Robert Whiteley and plan to finish the record in Chicago later this year with Jeff Dean (The Bomb / Noise By Numbers)...

Protagonist have gear stolen

Florida punk band Protagonist had over $20,000 of gear stolen last night in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They have set up a paypal at protagoniststolengear@gmail.com so if anyone has a little money to spare they would greatly appreciate it. More information and a full statement at...

Moneen singer hurts arm at Slam Dunk

It appeared that Kenny Bridges from Moneen hurt his arm/shoulder at yesterday's Slam Dunk North. Rumour sweeping the site was that he injured himself on stage - PT saw Kenny with his arm in a sling later in the evening. EDIT - PT understands Kenny injured ligaments in his shoulder. The band will...

Gallows to play super small show

Gallows are apparently playing The Fighting Cocks, Kingston on Friday. Ticket details revealed tomorrow......

Coming soon…

Yesterday we recorded a bunch of acoustic sessions from the likes of Not Advised (pictured), Save Your Breath and This Time Next Year to go with Four Year Strong, Against Me and others recorded on Saturday. Stay tuned to PT this week for lots of exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from Slam...

Small Town sign new band

Small Town Records has signed Norwich's Atlas&i. The guys have current single 'The Sleepless Crusade' up for streaming at www.myspace.com/atlasandi In July, the guys head out for a few dates with All Or Nothing and Tell It To The Marines: 12th - Face Bar, Reading 13th - The Marquee, Norwich 14th...

Hit the Lights sign to new label, new album to be recorded soon

In an interview with Punktastic yesterday (to be broadcast very soon!) Nick from Hit The Lights told us they had signed to a new label, but it's NOT Epitaph, despite the rumours. The band are in talks with producers and hope to record the new album later this year....

Slam Dunk South statement

Slam Dunk have issued the following statement about Saturday's events: "Apologies to anybody who encountered access problems at the Slam Dunk South event in Hatfield. An internal investigation is underway and there'll be a more comprehensive statement once we've concluded that. In the meantime our...

New Almeida songs

Southampton progressive punkers Almeida (recently seen supporting A Wilhelm Scream) have two new tracks up at www.almeidaband.co.uk The fully mixed versions will be released on the debut independent album 'Fantastic Massacre' in July....

Stars of CCTV

Prague-based ska-folk-punk band CCTV All-Stars are offering their debut album 'Just A Word' for free download here: http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/53636?mailhash=c7c23add945427b47d064c7d95275422...

Cutting Class new songs

Cutting Class have posted new songs online at www.myspace.com/wearecuttingclass...

Sunday 30 May 2010

The Slam Dunk Sessions: Coming soon…

Four Year Strong, .Moneen., Against Me! and Lost On Campus all got down and dirty with us backstage yesterday at Slam Dunk South. As soon as we have a stable wi-fi connection we'll have the sessions online for your viewing pleasure! For more pictures from the festival so far, be sure...

Slam Dunk North

Slam Dunk North today - make sure you follow the live feed on the Slam Dunk mini-site on PT or follow @paulpunktastic @aylott and @andypunktastic on Twitter. We'll be interacting all day so get involved!...

Saturday 29 May 2010

Big Cheese 123 details

Issue 123 of Big Cheese magazine is out now and features a world exclusive interview with Green Day, as well as features on The Gaslight Anthem, Young Guns, Cancer Bats, Gallows and many more. Visit www.bigcheesemagazine.com for more info....

They no longer hold a gun

Torbay locals We Hold The Gun call it a day....

AutoLove post new tracks

Automatic Loveletter have posted two new songs at www.myspace.com/automaticloveletter...

Skints album available on CD again

The Skints album "Live Breathe Build Believe" is finally available on CD again after 3 months. The Skints, along with Random Hand, have left Rebel Alliance Recordings and the album is now released through Bomber Music. More details at http://livebreathebuildbelieve.bigcartel.com/...

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