Thursday 26 April 2012

Peachfuzz release single for free download

Peachfuzz have released a new single for free download through Bandcamp. It's for the track 'Down To Me', taken from their forthcoming full length 'We Are Solid State'. It's backed up with 'Astro City 0.5', an acoustic Bedford Falls cover. down to me b/w astro city 0.5 by...

Municipal Waste UK headline shows

Municipal Waste are set to play two headline shows in the UK around their festival appearances in the UK this summer. Check out the dates below: JULY 09 MANCHESTER Moho Live 10 LONDON Dingwalls The band recently released new album 'The Fatal Feast', and you can check out our verdict in our...

Album review and interview with The Tower And The Fool

The Tower And The Fool's new album 'How Long' has the massive seal of approval from Punktastic, and we got together with vocalist Alex to chat about the album and how it come together. Check out the links below to see our full verdict and the...

Wednesday 25 April 2012

Goodtime Boys sign to Bridge9

Bridge Nine records have signed Goodtime Boys. You can read what the label and the band are planning in the statement from the label: "Bridge Nine Records is excited to welcome another amazing addition to the family: The UK's Goodtime Boys. As announced today, the label will be releasing new...

The Crisis Kings unveil new video, EP to follow

Lowestoft Hardcore quartet The Crisis Kings have unveiled their new video for "Cursed to Death" the video is a precursor to their forthcoming four track EP, "EP2" and we here at Punktastic have it for your viewing pleasure, you can check it out by using the player below The EP will be limited to...

Canterbury announce new single and album

Canterbury have announced that they will release new album 'Heavy In The Day' on 9th July 2012, with a single 'Saviour' being released on 25th June. The band said the following about the release: “We are so excited to announce the release of our second album 'Heavy In The Day'. The album took...

Hit The Deck Galleries 1, featuring Decade, Campus, Bat Sabbath and KIGH

We were at hit the deck over the weekend, and sent our intrepid photographer Penny Bennett dashing around Nottingham in hope of finding some excellent shots. Fortunately, she found loads, and we'll be posting a shedload of galleries on the run up to this weekend's trip to Belgium. First up, we...

Hawthorne Heights To Release Hope EP June 5 via Cardboard Empire Records

Alt-rockers Hawthorne Heights have announced a June 5th release date for their new EP 'Hope', the follow-up to 2011’s 'Hate' EP, and the 2nd in the band’s planned trilogy of EP’s. If you'd like to pre-order the EP, you'll be able to soon at ...

Tuesday 24 April 2012

The Tower and The Fool stream new album

You can check out the absolutely brilliant debut album from The Tower and The Fool by using the player below, stay tuned for a review of the album and an interview from the band themselves. How Long by The Tower And The Fool More from the band at

Check out a new song from Epic Problem

Epic Problem have a put a new song titled, "All Broken" up for streaming on their Bandcamp page, the song is taken from their forthcoming 6 track EP expected out later this Summer on Pumpkin Records, you can use the player below to stream the song. Epic Problem All Broken by Epic Problem More...

No Such Noise! release new EP

No Such Noise! have released their EP, "Life Goes On" today, the EP was produced by JB from Bright & Early and you can stream/buy the EP by using the player below and visiting their band camp page here Life Goes On by No Such Noise! More from the band at ...

Exclusive Summerlin Audio Blog #1

Summerlin are currently playing a selection of live dates across the country prior to the release of debut album ‘You Can’t Burn Out If You’re Not On Fire’ and they’re documenting the progress of live shows with a series of audio blogs exclusively for Punktastic and Soundcloud. Check...

Pariso post new song ‘Body Language’ online

Pariso have posted a new song called 'Body Language' from their forthcoming debut album 'Nothing Beyond Everything After' online. It features Jon Parkin from Gaza and comes in advance of the album's release next month. Body Language by Pariso

Mastodon, The Hives, The Blackout, Pure Love and more for Reading/Leeds

The BBC Radio 1 tent at this year's Reading/Leeds festivals has been revealed by the BBC, including appearances from The Blackout, The Hives, Mastodon, Twin Atlantic and Pure love. Full additions are: Graham Coxon, Passion Pit, The Blackout, The Hives, Spector, Friends, Chiddy Bang, Here We Go...

Ten new bands for Slam Dunk, Punktastic stage returns and Slam Dunkumentary 2011 now live

We're happy to announce today that Slam Dunk festival North & South 2012 have bolstered their line up with ten new bands. The bands that are announced today are headed up by a revitalised Gallows, who join the festival with new vocalist Wade McNeil. Representing UK skacore are scene heroes...

Koji needs your help!

We're big fans of KOJI down at PT headquarters and were really sad to hear that he got his van broken into and all his merch and guitar was stolen. KOJI puts on some of the most inspiring and amazing shows, and anyone who has seen him play will know how great and uplifted they feel after...

Set Your Goals post two new tracks online with AbsolutePunk

Set Your Goals recently recorded new material with Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory, and have just posted two songs online with AbsolutePunk. The tracks are called 'I'll Walk It Off' and 'Only Right Now', and you can check them out at...

Listen back to new Architects and Feed The Rhino from the Radio 1 Rock Show

As well as the Pure Love single that's now been posted online, Daniel P Carter premiered new music from Architects ('AlphaOmega') and Feed The Rhino ('Left For Ruins') last night. Listen back to the show at, with Architects at 22m in and Feed The Rhino at...

Pure Love post debut single online for free download

After an exclusive airing on Radio 1 last night, Pure Love (Frank of Gallows and Jim of Hope Conspiracy), have posted their single 'Bury My Love' online for a free download. Head to now to download the single and check out the official video. More...

A Wolf At Your Door Unsigned showcase six now live

A Wolf At Your Door have posted the sixth installment of their unsigned showcase series online. In Archives, For Love and Hate, From Afar, Jaccals, Medusa, Scream Dont Whisper, Syren City, This Vicious Cabaret, Vivid Nation and 7th Floor & Falling feature, and you can listen to it on BandCamp...

SEE more of our News

Want more news? Browse our huge 14-year archive

2015 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2014 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2013 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2012 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2011 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2010 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2009 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2008 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2007 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2006 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2005 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2004 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2003 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2002 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2001 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec