The mighty Wes Borland, most famous for his day job in Limp Bizkit, came to the UK with his other band, Black Light Burns a couple of weeks ago. Punktastic went down to the Black Heart in Camden for a chat with Wes before BLB’s show in the Underworld. We talked live shows, juggling bands [...]
A couple of weeks ago, the world-conquering All Time Low did a pretty extensive UK tour. Punktastic went to their Bristol show to hang out in their dressing room and have a typically silly chat with the Baltimore chaps. We talked about becoming bigger than Youtube, touring and love for the UK with frontman Alex [...]
We caught up with Anberlin’s Stephen Christian as he had just arrived in San Fransisco, and talked moshpits, bumping & grinding, & just how ‘vital’ a tour can be LAUREN NOVIK LN: Hey Stephen! How you doing? SC: Great! I’m in San Fransisco today so it’s a good day! LN: Your show the other night [...]
After touring with some incredible bands and really starting to make their mark on the rock scene, Heaven’s Basement released their debut full-length ‘Filthy Empire’ a couple of weeks ago. We had a chat with frontman Aaron Buchanan about what they’ve got coming up in the future, Red Bull Records and life on the road. [...]
A couple of weekends ago, Punktastic headed down to Brixton Academy to speak to Ben Bruce, lead guitarist and founder of Asking Alexandria, before their biggest UK headline show to date. We talked pyrotechnics, rock ‘n’ roll and taking over the world. HOW ARE YOU? Ben Bruce: I’m alright, I’m tired and I’m fucking cold [...]
A couple of weeks ago, the legendary Papa Roach came to London to play two shows at Brixton Academy with Stone Sour. We went and hung out in their dressing room to get the lowdown on feeling festive, the end of the world and what we should expect from P-Roach in 2013. ARE YOU PLANNING [...]
“It’s kind of hard to get stressed when you’re with all your friends from all over the world and you’re just… drinking!” Punktastic were partying hard at Fest11 this year and asking people at Fest about their favourite Fest experiences and why they think everyone should come to Fest at least once. Justine Rowland had [...]
Punktastic headed down to Fest 11 in October. As a preview to our main video here’s a sneaky peak at Direct Hit! interviewing each other….
Devon Kay (Devon Kay and the Solutions/Direct Hit!) met up with Rob Lynch to talk about his first show in America and to see how he was enjoying Fest…. and boobs. Lots about boobs.
As a long term fixture in the Gallows camp and as an artist manager, Stuart Gili-Ross has been instrumental in plenty of your favourite UK hardcore bands of recent years. With Gallows setting up Venn Records, we couldn’t resist getting the lowdown on Gallows, Venn and how they came to work with Marmozets. As a [...]