Saturday 31 July 2010

Not Advised headline tour

Not Advised's headline tour kicks off tomorrow, although without vocalist Jim who is ill. The band will be sharing vocal duties to continue on without him. Full dates are as follows: 1 August - MILTON KEYNES, Crauford Arms 2 August - BRISTOL, O2 Academy 2 3 August - BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy 3 4...

Bring Me The Valentine

BRING ME THE HORIZON were today announced as the main support to BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE on their headline The Fever arena tour 6th-12th December. Get your tickets from http://www.seetickets.com/see/event.asp?artist=BULLET+FOR+MY+VALENTINE&filler1=see&filler3=id1PUNKTASTIC...

Hey! Alaska tour dates

Hey! Alaska tour starts today. The dates are: 31st July - Scunthorpe Lincoln Imp 1st August - Norwich B2 2nd August - London Water Rats 3rd August - London Relentless Garage 4th August - Middlesbrough Liberties In Town W/ Deaf Havana 5th August - Nottingham Rock City W/ Deaf Havana 6th...

Friday 30 July 2010

Mike Lewis of Lostprophets interview

Earlier this week I interviewed Lostprophets guitarist Mike Lewis about his new clothing label Dead Heroes, a possible clothing collaboration with Ian Watkins, his love for Everton and news on new Lostprophets material. Read the interview in full at http://www.punktastic.com/interviews/343...

The Higher go bye bye bye

The Higher have posted a cover of *NSYNC's "Bye Bye Bye" at www.myspace.com/thehigher...

Comeback Kid album pre-order

Comeback Kid's new album 'Symptoms and Curses' is out August 31 and now available to pre-order for just £7.99 from banquet - http://www.banquetrecords.com/punktastic?VR587 If you need convincing how good this record is read my review at www.punktastic.com/reviews/3755...

Sick of it Ball – part two

Sick of it All and Madball tour dates: 28 OCT BRISTOL FLEECE & FIRKIN 29 OCT GLASGOW KING TUTS 30 OCT MANCHESTER MOHO LIVE 31 OCT LONDON SCALA...

Sonisphere Updates

Our coverage of sonisphere is continuing over at our mini site with pictures and tweet updates. The Time Warp world record attempt is in a couple of hours... should be interesting!...

Futures to record new single

Futures head into the studio next week with grammy award-winning producer Ken Nelson (Coldplay, Feeder, Snow Patrol) to record their debut single from their new album....

Last chance to win 50 t-shirts for your band!

Last chance to win 50 screenprinted t-shirts for your band courtesy of the fine folks at Get A Grip Studios. Get all the details at http://www.punktastic.com/news/23973 Closing date is tomorrow!...

30STM extra dates now on sale

Tickets for the extra 30 Seconds To Mars tour dates in November (in brighton and Newcastle) are now on sale. Get them directly from http://www.seetickets.com/see/event.asp?artist=30+SECONDS+TO+MARS&filler1=see&filler3=id1PUNKTASTIC...

Aiden/Francesqa tickets on sale

Tickets are now on sale fir the Aiden/Francesqa/The Dead Formats tour in November. Get them HERE...

A teen wolf at your door

A Wolf At Your Door have just unleashed the Big Rad Wolf a collaborative t-shirt with Nokturnal Clothing. Designed by Matthew Skiff the design is based on the 1985 classic Teen Wolf, with Scott Howard as the Wolf bursting through a vinyl and mercilessly attacking some poor cassette tapes. It is...

A48 post new song online

North-West pop punks A48 have uploaded a brand new track, 'It's Past Your Bedtime Mate' to www.myspace.com/a48musicuk...

Thursday 29 July 2010

Butserfest details

The annual Butserfest in Hampshire will take place this year at Queen Elizabeth Country Park on Saturday 11th September. The King Blues will headline the main stage with support from acts such as We Are The Ocean, Young Guns, Deaf Havana, My Passion, Bury Tomorrow and Shadows Chasing Ghosts....

Sick of it Ball

Sick of it All and Madball tour the UK at the end of October. Dates TBC....

Vera Talking Cancer

Cancer Bats, Trash Talk and Vera Cruz tour in October/November: October 27 - Folkstone, The Quarterhouse - www.quarterhouse.co.uk 28 - Tunbridge Wells, Forum - http://www.twforum.co.uk 29 – London, Electric Ballroom - www.gigsandtours.com 30 – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms -...

Catch 22 in Bradford

Catch 22 have moved thier Bridgewater show on August 7 to Bradford Zuu Bar....

Has anyone given a shit since Sonny left?

From First To Last have gone on hiatus....

These guys still suck at 5-a-side

Punktastic favourites and lovely boys Stagecoach play this year's Reading and Leeds festivals....