Tuesday 31 May 2011

Frank Turner album stream and documentary

Frank Turner's latest album 'England Keep My Bones' is now available to stream in full on the NME website, and you can also listen to the album using the player below: Also, if you've not had a chance to watch 'The Road', a documentary on Frank Turner, you can see it below. The video is part...

Brand new galleries!

We've just added four brand new photo galleries to our photos section! They come from NOT ADVISED, SHAPES, BRONTIDE and MARMOZETS, and you can get to each one by clicking an image belowMarmozetsBrontideShapes We're going to start getting our galleries from Slam Dunk online tomorrow, so look...

Eager Teeth free download single and video exclusive!

So, you may have noticed the video at the top of this page and you may be reading this through an RSS reader, either way, EAGER TEETH's brand new video for 'Lights Out' is playing exclusively from Punktastic right now! We're backing Eager Teeth this year as ones to watch, and the song itself...

Miss May I October tour

Ohio metallers MISS MAY I will be making a return to UK shores this October for their first headline tour. They will also be re-releasing a deluxe CD and DVD version of ‘Monument’ featuring 3 new studio tracks, 1 B-side and a DVD with all of the bands music videos, live concert footage,...

SLAM DUNK ACOUSTIC VIDEOS: Jimmy Holland live

Punktastic took our friends Stand Your Ground Media to Slam Dunk South this year to film the acts on our acoustic stage... First up is the legendary Jimmy Holland performing 'Party At The End Of The World', which you can see below or if you'd like to share the video with your friends, at...

Andy Punktastic: 2006-2011

After the success and carnage of this year's Slam Dunk Festival, some bittersweet news today: long-standing Punktastic hero Andy Ritchie will be leaving the team this week as he begins a full-time position with our friends at Rock Sound magazine. Andy's been a vital part of Punktastic for many...

Hellogoodbye acoustic video from Manchester!

Watch Hellogoodbye perform 'When We First Met' to the passing commuters in Manchester on Friday in the video below. The band's new album 'Would It Kill You?' (16-track Deluxe Edition) is available now at iTunes. We've got exclusive footage of the band playing a very special set from our...

New Sonic Boom Six video!

SONIC BOOM SIX have posted their new video for 'What Doesn't Kill You Make You Stronger'. You can watch it below: The video was directed by Matt Fleming amd the song is the B-Side of the New Style Rocka single which is available on CD single from Rebel...

Saturday 28 May 2011

Slam Dunk is GO!

So Slam Dunk Festival is now underway! Who's currently stuck on a train then somewhere in The Midlands and who's made it up there safely? Our coverage for the fest will be going up in our festivals section - use the link in the header above or click on the image to the right to keep up with...

Friday 27 May 2011

Slam Dunk Clashfinder

Head over to our festivals section to find our clashfinder for this weekend's Slam Dunk festival! Excited? We are too....

Attack! Attack! out of Slam Dunk

Attack! Attack! have pulled out of Slam Dunk festival. Their replacements will be Me Vs. Hero and Paige who were previously doing one festival each. Paige have said on their Facebook they are doing the 6:45 slot previously held by Attack! Attack!, but this hasn't been confirmed by Slam Dunk...

Jimmy Eat World supporting Foo Fighters

JIMMY EAT WORLD are supporting Foo Fighters at the iTunes festival (Camden Roundhouse) on 11th July. If you'd like to enter for tickets, head to the following link: http://www.itunesfestival.com/gb/lineup...

Thursday 26 May 2011

Macbeth and Keep A Breast Slam Dunk signings

The Keep A Breast Foundation and Macbeth Shoes have teamed up for a number of signings at this weekend's Slam Dunk Festival (28th Leeds / 29th Hatfield). The following signings have so far been confirmed and will be taking place at the Keep A Breast/Macbeth stands: 1:15pm- We Are The in...

RS stream Gunning For Tamar EP

'Deaf Cow Motel', the new EP from Walnut Tree Records' GUNNING FOR TAMAR is available for streaming on the Rock Sound website at the following link: http://www.rocksound.tv/blog/article/ep-stream-gunning-for-tamar Be sure to check these guys out live this week and next at one of the following...

Wednesday 25 May 2011

The Best The Swellers Ever Had

THE SWELLERS have uploaded the video for their new track 'The Best I Ever Had' to their Facebook Page. Follow the link, give it a quick 'like', marvel, enjoy: http://www.facebook.com/theswellers...

New track from Lost On Campus

Mr Rob Lynch aka LOST ON CAMPUS has uploaded a new track, 'Plans' to Youtube, accompanied by some cuddly footage of some bears. Ahhh, lovely. Have a watch/listen below: LOST ON CAMPUS will be playing the Punktastic Acoustic Stage at Slam Dunk North and South this weekend - 8pm on Saturday...

Five more for Sonisphere

LOWER THAN ATLANTIS, JAPANESE VOYEURS, TURBOGEIST, NO AMERICANA and YOU AND WHAT ARMY have all been added to the Sonisphere festival line-up. uk.sonispherefestivals.com...

Silverchair go into ‘indefinite hibernation’

SILVERCHAIR have announced they will not be making music together for the forseeable future. Full statement below: We formed Silverchair nearly 20 years ago when we were just 12 years old. Today we stand by the same rules now as we did back then ... if the band stops being fun and if it's no...

Free Roadrunner Download Festival Sampler

Roadrunner Records have posted a free download of a sampler featuring a track from each of their bands playing Download festival. To get hold of the compilation, all you need to do is head to the Roadrunner Facebook page, like it, and click the "FREE Download Festival 2011 Sampler" menu item. To...

WATIC London headline show

WE ARE THE IN CROWD have announced their first ever UK headline show, at the Borderline in London on June 3rd. You can get tickets now from http://www.gigsandtours.com. On the run up to the headline show, the band play the following dates: MAY: 25 - MANCHESTER, Academy 2 26 - LONDON,...

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