The news for Friday 22 May 2015

Old Gray 2011 Demo Gets Vinyl Pressing

New Hampshire's Old Gray have teamed up with Bad Timing Records to see that their 2011 Demo gets a vinyl release. The print includes a screen-printed b-side and is limited to 500 copies across two colour variants. Pre-Orders up now. Old Gray Facebook...

Anti-Flag stream new album ‘American Spring’

Politically charged punks Anti-Flag are streaming their new album 'American Spring' ahead of its release through Arts For Amnesty. 'American Spring' is the Pittsburgh bands 10th album, and is due for release on May 25th via Spinefarm Records. Pre-orders are available now, and you can hear the...

Run Forever stream new track ‘Big Vacation’

Pittsburgh indie-rock band Run Forever are streaming the title track from their forthcoming 7" 'Big Vacation' over at Brooklyn Vegan. The 3-track 7" is due for release on July 10th via No Sleep Records, and was produced by Hum front man Matt Talbot. Pre-orders for the 7" are available now, and...

DS Records Release Free Compilation

Dying Scene Records have released a free to download compilation featuring bands on the label. The 16 song affair is well worth a listen and you can grab a copy from their Bandcamp. Dying Music For A Dying Scene by Dying Scene Records...

Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World announces solo project

Jim Adkins, vocalist and guitarist of rock veterans Jimmy Eat World, will be playing a handful of solo shows in the US this Summer. "For our... career, we have operated more or less in the same way. Write, tour, record, tour, pull our heads together and then write again. 2015 seemed like as...

Desaparecidos stream new track, ‘Backsell’

Nebraska's Desaparecidos, featuring Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, are streaming 'Backsell' - taken from their forthcoming 'Payola' LP. 'Payola' marks their first release in 13 years, following 2002's 'Read Music/Speak Spanish'. The record will be available via Epitaph Records on the 22nd June...

Ghostfest add six more bands

Ghostfest organisers have added another six bands to the bill, joining headliners Hatebreed, plus the likes of Emmure, Despised Icon, Turnstile and Crime In Stereo. The latest announcement sees American deathcore outfit Born Of Osiris, Martyr Defiled, the final ever The Eyes Of A Traitor...

Lower Than Atlantis announce headline UK tour

Lower Than Atlantis will hit the road in December for their biggest UK headline tour to date. The tour will mark the end of a year which will have seen the Watford four-piece release their biggest selling record to date, play Radio 1's Big Weekend and Slam Dunk Festival. "We can't wait to...

Vans Warped Tour to return to London in October

Following a year off, the Vans Warped Tour is set to return to London's Alexandra Palace on the 18th October 2015. "Due to popular demand and the ability to put together a stellar line-up, we look forward to bring the Vans Warped Tour back to the UK," Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman...

Thursday 21 May 2015

Culture release first new music in 17 years

Influential Florida hardcore band Culture have released their first new music in 17 years. The band have released two new tracks titled 'Beyond Belief' and 'Modern Warfare' via Carry The Weight Records, and features the classic line-up from their 1994 album 'Born Of You'. Pre-orders for the...

Watch Timeshares 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 fourth exclusive live video from the event, watch Timeshares take to the Revenge Stage. Timeshares - Live at Groezrock 2015 on...

Sam Duckworth returns with new album details and track

Having hung up his Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly boots back in September 2014, Sam Duckworth has been hard at work on his new 'Amazing Grace' LP, due for release on the 15th June 2015 via Alcopop! Records. 'Amazing Grace' sees Duckworth work with over 40 musicians, welcoming a different cast for...

Hemingway Release ‘Over The Phone’ Video

Portland's Emo quartet Hemingway have made a video for 'Over The Phone', from their 6131 Records album 'Pretend To Care'. The 10 track affair came out late last year and is streaming on Bandcamp. ...

Treasures Release New Video For ‘Our Friends, Our Enemies’

Basingstoke Rockers Treasures have released a video for their track 'Our Friends, Our Enemies'. The track is taken from their debut EP 'Alive' which is out now. PT can certainly say that, judging by the video, the singer has some moves... ...

Chuck Ragan releases lyric video for ‘Vagabond’

Chuck Ragan has posted a lyric video for new track, 'Vagabond', directed by Jeff Rosenstock. The track is taken from his forthcoming split with Revival Tour stalwart Rocky Votolato. 'Kindred Spirit' will be released via SideOneDummy on the 2nd June 2015. 'Vagabond' originally appeared on...

Harms Way release video for ‘Left to Disintegrate’

Chicago hardcore kings Harms Way have released a video for 'Left to Disintegrate'. The track is taken from the bands most recent album 'Rust', which was released earlier this year via Deathwish Inc. You can watch the video for the track below. ...

Westkust stream new track ‘Dishwasher’

Swedish indie-rock band Westkust are streaming their new track 'Dishwasher' with Consequence Of Sound. It is taken from the bands debut album ' Last Forever', which is due for release on June 30th via Run For Cover Records. Pre-orders are available now, and you can hear the excellent new track...

We Are The Ocean post video for ‘Holy Fire’

Following the release of their new full-length, 'Ark', We Are The Ocean have posted the official video for 'Holy Fire'. Set in an apocalyptic wasteland, the video release precedes their appearance at Slam Dunk Festival, and their headline London show at the Electric Ballroom. The single...

Shvpes unveil video for ‘State Of Mine’

Having revealed the track earlier this week, Birmingham rockers Shvpes have now posted the official video for 'State Of Mine'. Depicting an individual banned from the online world due to antisocial behaviour, the video accompanies the band's first piece of music of the year. 'State Of...

Wednesday 20 May 2015

BRITNEY recording new album

Edinburgh's BRITNEY are recording demos for a new album, which will undoubtedly be obscenely noisy, and it'll possibly be called 'BRITNEY 3'. Check out 'BRITNEY 2' below for a taste of what we should expect later this year: BRITNEY 2 by BRITNEY www.facebook.com/britneyband...

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