Wednesday 30 November 2011

New All Time Low video

ALL TIME LOW have posted a music video for their song 'Time-bomb' online. You can see it below: More from the band at http://www.facebook.com/alltimelow....

The Bled Farewell shows in the UK confirmed

THE BLED's previously announced string of dates at London's Purple Turtle were cancelled, but the band have now arranged a short UK run to replace those original shows in February 2012. The band will now stop at the following locations: February 16 GLASGOW Cathouse 17 BRISTOL Cooler 18 LONDON...

Diamond post new EP for free online

Baltimore based DIAMOND have posted their new EP, 'Don't Lose Your Cool', for free download/streaming online at Bandcamp. You can hear the releast http://dmnd.bandcamp.com/album/dont-lose-your-cool or by using the player below: Don't Lose Your Cool by Diamond More from the band at...

Tuesday 29 November 2011

Against Me! Interview/Live Review

We went to see AGAINST ME! play the last show of their trip over to the UK at the Peel in Kingston last night, and you can see our coverage at the following links: Live Review: http://www.punktastic.com/reviews/gigs/522/Against-Me!/The-Peel,-Kingston/ Interview with Andrew Seward of AGAINST...

Win two tickets to a date on the forthcoming I Am The Avalanche tour

Second competition of the day! I AM THE AVALANCHE are in the UK from the end of this week, and Punktastic is giving you a chance to get two tickets for free to one of the shows... To be in with a chance, you need to answer the following: Which Bayside song did Vinnie Caruana appear as guest...

Win two tickets to see Young Guns next week

YOUNG GUNS play their last show of the year at the Forum Hertfordshire on 8th December, and Punktastic is giving you a chance to get two tickets for free... To be in with a chance of winning the tickets, you need to answer the following, insanely difficult question: What is the name of Young...

The Riot Before split

THE RIOT BEFORE have announced that they're breaking up. There's a fairly long statement over on the band's Tumblr that you can read at http://theriotbefore.tumblr.com/post/13456305516/two-days-after-getting-back-from-fest-10-jon. If you'd like more information, head to...

Liverpool Masque closes

The Masque in Liverpool has posted a message on Facebook announcing its immediate closure. The statement reads as follows: "It comes with great sadness, that we have to announce, The Masque has ceased trading as from today. All shows are now cancelled (or in some cases moved) and you are...

Fallstar post new video online

FALLSTAR have posted a new music video for their song 'Horse Without A Rider' online. You can see the video below: More from the band at http://www.facebook.com/fallstar777....

Grappler post EP for free download

GRAPPLER have posted their new EP, ‘Callow’, for free download. You can get the three track EP for free download from http://www.mediafire.com/?4xkxb18ram2ug8n December: 03 LONDON The Constitution, Camden 08 GRENOBLE L'Amperage (France) 17 WATFORD Railway Club More from the band at...

The Early November sign to Rise

The recently reformed THE EARLY NOVEMBER are set to release their just-announced new album on Rise Records in 2012. A statement from the band read as follows: "We are pleased to announce that after a few years of rest and even longer since last recording, The Early November will be making...

Monday 28 November 2011

Black Spiders join Skindred / Therapy? tour

BLACK SPIDERS have been announced as support on SKINDRED and THERAPY?'s Jägermeister Music Tour tour in April 2012. Dates are as follows: April 10 LEEDS Academy Leeds 11 GLASGOW O2 ABC 12 NEWCASTLE O2 Academy 13 LONDON Brixton O2 Academy 14 BRISTOL O2 Academy Tickets are just £5.00...

Sunday 27 November 2011

Stencil Mag hits 10

Issue 10 of Stencil Mag has been published and they've got exclusive interviews with FOUR YEAR STRONG, SAVES THE DAY, THE SWELLERS, NOT ADVISED, and ARCANE ROOTS.. among many others! You can read it on their website or we've got a handy little embed over there on the right in our sidebar - just...

Early November to record a new album

Last night, THE EARLY NOVEMBER confirmed on-stage (and subsequently online) that they're heading to the studio to record a new record. You can see the announcement made by the band recorded at their show last night below: The message that followed on their Facebook page was simply...

Front Bottoms sessions and interview

As a special Sunday treat for you, dear readers, we've a medley of content from THE FRONT BOTTOMS, filmed while the band were passing through Chicago recently. The interview with the band can be seen below, and sessions can be found at the following links: Looking Like You Just Woke Up:...

Saturday 26 November 2011

Arcane Roots / 22 special!

Not so long ago, we had the pleasure of attending ARCANE ROOTS' last show of their tour with 22 at the Barfly in Camden, and we thought it'd be rude not to share in the fun: Read our review of the show at reviews/gigs/520/Arcane-Roots/Camden-Barfly/ Check out our snaps of 22 at...

Friday 25 November 2011

Evarose post video for Best Left Alone online

EVAROSE have posted their music video for 'Best Left Alone' online. The single is out on December 5th and you can see the video below: To see more from the band and download two free tracks, head to http://www.evarose.co.uk....

Stream all of Holy Bermuda by Rosa Valle

ROSA VALLE have posted recent EP 'Holy Bermuda' online for streaming in full at Bandcamp. If you like techy and shouty mathy stuff then you'll have a lovely time with it. You can hear the EP at http://rosavalle.bandcamp.com/album/holy-bermuda or by using the player below: Holy Bermuda by Rosa...

Off With Their Heads and Discharge to release split

OFF WITH THEIR HEADS and DISCHARGE are set to release a split 7" . Here's the full statement from the band on the split: "Yup. Totally true. I've held the test pressing in my hands. Here's the scoop: My friend Julian runs a small label in England. He asked me about a year ago if we had...

Everything Sucks Xmas weekender now on sale

Everything Sucks are doing a magnificent Christmas Weekender in London at Cafe El Paso (nr. Old Street) on the 10th and 11th of December, and it's now on sale through Banquet Records for £7 / day or £10 for the weekend. Band breakdown over the weekend: Saturday 10th December The Slow...