Thursday 12 March 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Title Fight and Cold World to play intimate show in Canterbury

We can exclusively announce that Title Fight and Cold World will be playing an intimate show in Canterbury, Kent as part of their forthcoming UK tour. The Kingston, PA band will play the 250 capacity Marlow Studio on Tuesday May 5th, and will be joined by Cosmic Thoughts, Allfather, and...

Tuesday 27 May 2014

Watch The Setup perform live on the Back To Basics Stage at Groezrock 2014

It's time for our penultimate live video from this year's Groezrock Festival, where we were lucky enough to film some amazing talent over the two days. This treat comes from The Setup. We've got all the live videos on our YouTube Channel, or over on our Radar feature. Get in! ...

Friday 14 March 2014

Petrol Girls Release Debut EP

South London newcomers Petrol Girls are to release their debut EP on 20th March. The band include residents of Astbury Castle, the house show institution in Peckham that has seen many a touring band pass through - and the band will play a release show there on 21st March. Secretive ahead of...

Saturday 1 March 2014

Exclusive Video Of Laura Jane Grace Playing Acoustic Session

Punktastic has been given some footage by a kind soul called Bastien Péan of LJG of Against Me! fame playing some acoustic tunes in a small Parisien shop. Enjoy! Laura Jane Grace from Against Me! - Acoustic showcase in Paris - February 2014 from Bastien Péan on Vimeo. ...

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Battle Lines sign to No Sleep Records

UK based Battle Lines have signed to No Sleep Records and will release their debut 7", Colonies, with the label this April. The release is currently available for pre-order, with exclusive t-shirt, both here (US) and here (UK and Europe). The band are heading out on a UK tour with Nai...

Wednesday 11 December 2013

Degree Of Arc Offer Free Debut Album From Today

Southern ambient math rockers Degree Of Arc have released their debut album today via Bandcamp - and it's free to download. 'Halls In Hospitals' was recorded by Chris Coulter (Arcane Roots, Trails) and is also available on CD. Well worth a listen. Get it from...

Saturday 30 November 2013

New(ish) Phinius Gage Video For ‘Mary F**king Kelly’

Phinius Gage, the Brighton skate punk mob, who resurfaced recently to offer all of their back catalogue on Bandcamp, have also just released a new video on youtube for their song 'Mary F**king Kelly', from their 'Seek Out Your Foes' album, which came out just before they split up. You can...

Wednesday 28 August 2013

GBH To Perform Their Debut 12″ And Singles On A Very Limited UK Run

  Legendary Brummie punks GBH are to going to continue the current trend of bands performing their early works live by promising to play their debut 12"  'Leather, Bristles, Studs & Acne' along with A & B sides from their early singles on a series of upcoming dates. Three of...

Saturday 17 August 2013

Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! filming BBC Documentary in London on Wednesday?

[UPDATE: This has now been cancelled] According to a Facebook event created by Open Barbers, Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace will be in London on August 21, apparently filming a discussion at Chaps & Dames in North London for a BBC documentary about transgender issues. You can read the event...

Monday 8 April 2013

Punktastic and Songkick Detour bring Braid to London!

A while back, we started a campaign to bring Braid to London. Today, we're over the moon to announce that our readers made it happen with their pledge. The band will perform their album ‘Frame And Canvas’ in full for its 15th year anniversary at the Garage on 27th July. Tickets go on...

Monday 25 March 2013

Check out the brand new video from DIALS.

We're stoked to bring you the new video from Surrey's own Dials. The song is called 'Exodus (miracle)' and it's smoother than smooth. We spoke to vocalist Tom for his explanation of the track, "I wrote the song when I was in a very desperate place, it's about wanting to be noticed by a person,...

Tuesday 18 December 2012

EXCLUSIVE: The Amity Affliction lyric video for ‘Open Letter’

This afternoon, we're bringing you an exclusive lyric video from Aussie metallers The Amity Affliction. The track is called 'Open Letter', and can be found on the band's recent 'Chasing Ghosts' album. It's got a bunch of sick tattoos on it as well, which is always excellent, so feast your...

Monday 1 October 2012

Lower Than Atlantis Monday is go!

So, Lower Than Atlantis release their brand new album 'Changing Tune' today, and we've got a few nuggets of LTA gold for you to check out today. Firstly, our review of the album is now live, and you can check it out over in the reviews section. Secondly, we sat down with the band for two...

Friday 28 September 2012

EXCLUSIVE: New Scholars video!

It's Friday and we're getting ready to party at Punktastic HQ. In hopes of getting you in the mood too we have an exclusive video of the new Scholars single. This is 'Blinda Dada' the 'Super Ukelele Edition' for your viewing pleasure. You can purchase the single here:...

Monday 17 September 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Brand new video from We Are Lost Boys

For a Monday treat, we've got a brand new music video for you from We Are Lost Boys today. The video is the track 'T.W.O.T.W' (The Way Of The World), and is taken from their forthcoming EP, 'Life', that drops in November. Check it out using the player embedded in this...

Wednesday 12 September 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Brand new video from The Dead Formats

Today, we're bringing you an exclusive first play of the new video from Essex bred punks The Dead Formats. The band mix up the garage rock of the The Hives and classic UK punk, and their new album 'At Sixes And Sevens' is out 17th September 2012 via Visible Noise. The video we're bringing you...

Saturday 23 June 2012

Off With Their Heads Exclusive UK Show

Epitaph's kings of gruff punk OFF WITH THEIR HEADS play a one off UK Exclusive Headline show At Unit Club Southampton on Friday 3rd August, Tickets are on sale now limited to 120 tickets with Supports to be announced, for more info head to Tickets are on sale here: ...

Monday 18 June 2012

Adelaide Acoustic Exclusive part three!

Right so, we've seen a LOT of love for Adelaide since we started posting their acoustic videos, so! who wants another? below is the video for their song "...And They Said" it's another cracker!...

EXCLUSIVE: New Video from Drones!

It's Monday and we're sure everyone is recovering from the weekend. So to help you along on this long day at work we have an exclusive video from DRONES. Taking influences from bands such as Rise Against, The Distillers and Strike Anywhere, DRONES are a loud, fast, melodic mix of Punk and...

Friday 15 June 2012

Final additions to WTFest!

WTFest has announced the final additions to it's line up. The line up is already killer and includes bands such as Polar Bear Club, Tellison, The Flatliners, The Skints to name but a few. The new additions are: FRANZ NICOLAY (EX - HOLD STEADY) KATIE MALCO LION & THE WOLF AS WE...

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