The news for Saturday 30 May 2015

Chuck Ragan and Rocky Votolato stream ‘Kindred Spirits’ EP

Chuck Ragan and Rocky Votolato are streaming their 'Kindred Spirits' split EP via A.V. Club. The collaborative effort by the two singer-songwriters is released on June 2nd through SideOneDummy, and is available to pre-order now. You can hear the whole thing via the link below. Chuck Ragan...

Fastlane Announce ‘New Start’ 10 Year Reunion Show

Guildford Pop=Punks Fastlane are to play a one off reunion show on September 12th at Guildford University to mark 10 years since the release of their 'New Start' album. Full lineup and ticket sale links to follow. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Start_%28Fastlane_album%29...

Watch Basement Live At Groezrock

Today's live from Groezrock video treat is...Basement. Have a watch of the Neo-Grunge quintet. Basement - Live at Groezrock 2015 on MUZU.TV....

Friday 29 May 2015

Hundredth release video for ‘Inside Out’

Hundredth have released a video for their new single 'Inside Out'. It is taken from the bands forthcoming album 'Free', which is released on June 16th via Hopeless Records. Pre-orders for the album are available now, and you can watch the video below. ...

Creepoid stream new track ‘Shaking’

Philadelphia indie-rock band Creepoid are streaming their new track 'Shaking' over at The Fader. it's taken from the bands forthcoming third album 'Cemetery Highrise Slum', which is released June 23rd via Collect Records. Pre-orders are available now, and you can check the track out below. ...

Ceremony announce UK/EU tour

Rohnert Park, CA punk band Ceremony have announced a UK and EU tour or August in support of their recently released album 'The L-Shaped Man'. The band will take in several festival and club shows for the tour, and will be their first full tour in this part of the world in 3 years. You can check...

Thy Art Is Murder Release Video Trailer For New Album

Australian Metalcore exports Thy Art Is Murder have released the first in a series of trailers ahead of their new album 'Holy War'. 'Holy War' will be made available in various formats (digital; limited digi-pak + bonus track; assorted colour vinyl; exclusive mail-order picture disc) on June...

Pulo Revé Release New Video

St.Albans Post-Hardcore quartet Pulo Revé have released a video for their new single 'And There Lies His'. The song is from their free to download EP 'The ép', which you can get from their website. ...

Thursday 28 May 2015

United Nations set to reissue controversial debut album

United Nations, the band which "unofficially" featured members of Glassjaw, Thursday, and Converge at one time, are set to reissue the self-titled debut album via Temporary Residence and Collect Records later this year. The album was originally withdrawn due to a lawsuit from The Beatles...

The Good Life announce new album ‘Everybody’s Coming Down’

The Good Life, featuring Tim Kasher of Cursive, have announced details of their new album 'Everybody's Coming Down'. It will be released on August 14th via Saddle Creek Records, and to coincide with the announcement the band have released the first track from it title 'Everybody'. You can hear...

Watch The Early November Perform At Groezrock

New Jersey Rockers The Early November were shot (camera-wise that is) at Groezrock earlier this month.... The Early November - Live at Groezrock 2015 on MUZU.TV...

Paper & Plastick Offer Free We Are The Union Sampler

Detroit Punks We Are The Union have teamed up with Paper + Plastick to offer a free, three song introduction to the band. The EP is available from the label now. The band's latest, six track EP 'Keep It Down' is also available from P+P across the formats now....

Stream The Whole Of The New Four Year Strong Album

New England Punks Four Year Strong release their 5th studio album on 1st June via Pure Noise Records. Ahead of that, the album is streaming, whilst pre-orders are also up at http://fouryearstrong.merchnow.com. ...

Electric River Announce ‘BeSides’ Tour

Rock trio Electric River are to celebrate the anniversary of their debut album, 'The Faith And Patience', with a series of shows that include a headline at London show at Camdens Barfly on June 6th. The first 50 people through the door will receive a free copy of their new 'BeSides E.P' -...

Senpai (members of Pity Sex) release debut EP

Pity Sex members Sean and Brennan have unveiled their new band Senpai. They have released two tracks 'Hell In My Head' and 'Mind Honey', which were recored by Will Yip at Studio 4. You can hear and buy both tracks via the bands bandcamp page, which you can find in the player below. Hell In...

Girlpool stream new track ‘Cherry Picking’

Lo-Fi duo Girlpool are streaming new track 'Cherry Picking'. It is taken from their forthcoming album 'Before The World Was Big', which is due for release on June 1st via Wichita Recordings. You can hear the track below. ...

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Crown Of Thornz to release first new music 17 years

New York hardcore kings Crown Of Thornz have announced initial details of their first new music in 17 years. The band will release a two track 7" titled 'Nothing But Tragedy' on Bridge Nine Records later this year, and is their first recorded output since 1998's split with Aggressive...

MewithoutYou stream new track ‘D-Minor’

MewithoutYou are streaming new track 'D-Minor' via NPR. It's taken from the bands forthcoming sixth album 'Pale Horses', which is due for release on June 16th via Run For Cover Records. Pre-orders for the album are available now, and you can hear the new track below. ...

Earth Crisis to play ‘Destroy The Machines’ in full at CTW Fest VI

Carry The Weight Records have announced the line-up for their annual CTW Fest, including an exclusive European performance by the legendary vegan-straightedge band Earth Crisis. If that wasn't enough, the band will also be playing their iconic 'Destroy The Machines' album in full, in...

Watch Gnarwolves perform live at Groezrock

Here at Punktastic we were once again on hand at the ever-excellent Groezrock Festival in Belgium to record some of the action from across the site. In our seventh exclusive live video from the event, watch Gnarwolves take to the Revenge Stage. Gnarwolves - Live at Groezrock 2015 on...

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