Wednesday 30 July 2014

Hevy Fest announce acoustic acts and late-night entertainment

Hevy Fest will be putting on a handful of acoustic acts on the second stage to entertain the Thursday crowd. Rob Lynch, Oxygen Thief, Chas Palmer-Williams, Bad Ideas, The Lion & The Wolf and Marc Halls will take to the stage in the evening, following the opening of the gates at...

Reading and Leeds Festival announce BBC Introducing line-up

With less than a month to go until punters flock to respective fields in Reading and Leeds for a weekend of new and established music, the festival have now announced the full line-up for the ever-influential BBC Introducing Stage. Amongst the multitude of acts, the likes of Prides (who are...

Friday 25 July 2014

ICYMI: Riot Fest Have Announced Day Splits

Riot Fest Chicago have announced the daily band schedules, we know everyone who's attending or waiting to buy day tickets has been waiting for this news! Check out the day split info below: RIOT FEST CHICAGO DAILY SCHEDULES: Friday: Jane's Addiction, Rise Against, Slayer, The Offspring,...

Tuesday 22 July 2014

Bloodstock complete line-up

This year, Punktastic will be heading to Bloodstock for the very first time to take in the sights and sounds of the Derby metalverse. It may not necessarily be punk, but we're keen to see what's on offer. Ahead of our venture into the unknown, the festival have announced the final additions...

Sunday 20 July 2014

FEST 13 confirm more bands including A Wilhelm Scream

Having just completed a US tour, A Wilhelm Scream are set to return to Florida for FEST 13 in Gainesville and BIG PRE-FEST 2 in Little Ybor, Tampa, alongside new additions Frameworks and Self Defence Family. FEST 13 have also confirmed that The Paul Collins Beat (formerly of The Nerves),...

Saturday 19 July 2014

Antidote to make Europe debut at Ieperfest

NYHC crew Antidote have revealed that they are to make their EU debut at Belgium's Ieperfest on Saturday August 9th. Vocalist Drew Stone has expressed his excitement at finally making the trip: "After many years we have finally got our passport situations sorted out and we are very excited...

Tuesday 15 July 2014

Southsea Announce More Bands

Southsea Festival have announce a whole load of new bands for this years line up. Pulled Apart by Horses, Ed Harcourt, Flyte, DZ Deathrays and more join DINOSAUR PILE UP, Laurel, BLESSA, and Fear Of Men! PLUS over 100 more acts. It's going to be a great weekend! Check the full line up...

Monday 14 July 2014

Touche Amore join La Dispute for Reading/Leeds warm-up

La Dispute will be supported by Touche Amore at the Reading and Leeds Festival warm-up show in August. Both bands will play London's Scala on the 21st August 2014. La Dispute play the NME/Radio 1 stage at Reading Festival early on Friday 22nd August, and Leeds on Saturday 23rd. Touche Amore...

Finch announce intimate Hevy Festival warm-up

Hevy Festival headliners Finch will be playing a warm-up show at a secret intimate London venue on Wednesday 13th August. Tickets will be available for the show to competition winners. To be in with a chance of winning one of 25 pairs, simply enter your contact details on the competition...

Wednesday 9 July 2014

Deadpunk Bank Holiday Special adds Pup to complete line-up

Bristol's one-day Deadpunk Bank Holiday Special have added Canadian rockers Pup to their line-up, bringing the total number of bands to 30. The line-up is headed up by veteran punks Snuff. The full list of acts now looks likes this: SNUFF (Headline) The Flatliners The Front...

Tuesday 8 July 2014

Hevy Fest add Silverstein, Anti-Flag and more to complete line-up

Hevy Fest have added seven more bands to complete their 2014 line-up. The new additions join headliners Finch and The Vandals on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th August. Silverstein join the line-up on the Friday ahead of Finch, while recent Facedown performers Anti-Flag will sit ahead of Reel...

Monday 7 July 2014

Punk Rock Holiday Announce Final Line Up

Adolescent Punk Rock Holiday have announced their final line up. The festival takes place pver August 5 – August 9 in Tolmin, Slovenia, we went last year and it is AWESOME. Check out a new promo video for the event below: If this floats your boat you can buy tickets here. Line...

Thursday 3 July 2014

Reading and Leeds Festival adds more acts

Reading and Leeds have added more bands to the line-up, with only a month and a half until the big event. The new additions will join headliners Queens of the Stone Age, Paramore, Arctic Monkeys and blink-182 between the 22nd and the 24th August across the two sites. These additions...

Marmozets Glastonbury performance streaming on iPlayer

If you, like us, didn't manage to get to Glastonbury Festival this year, all is not lost. BBC iPlayer is now streaming two tracks from the headline Marmozets performance on the BBC Introducing Stage. Why only two songs? "Not sure why there aren't more," the band state on their Facebook page....

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Sonisphere Festival announce stage times

Sonisphere Festival revealed the stage times yesterday for this weekend's event. Laminates will be available to buy there, but you can see the times on the festival's official website in advance. This year's Sonisphere Festival sees The Prodigy, Iron Maiden and Metallica headline the Apollo...

Tonight Alive announce Reading and Leeds warm-ups

Tonight Alive have confirmed two Reading and Leeds warm-up shows. The band will play the O2 Academy2 in Oxford on the 19th August, and the Edinburgh Liquid Rooms on the 21st August ahead of playing the Main Stage at Leeds on the 22nd and Reading on the 24th. Tonight Alive will also be...

Friday 27 June 2014

Hevy Fest Adopts a Family of Monkeys

Hevy Fest are supporting the conservation work of Port Lympne's Aspinall Foundation by adopting a family of monkeys. Not only that, they're offering people the chance to name one of the youngest monkeys, over on Facebook. Hevy Fest is taking place on Friday 15th August and Saturday 15th...

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Rose Coloured to release compilation following Summer Fest

Record label and promoter Rose Coloured are set to release a compilation of new and underground music on Monday in support of the Forward 4 Wiz Trust. Hosting tracks by bands who are local to, or have passed through, Surrey and Hampshire, the compilations features Freeze The Atlantic,...

Hevy Festival launch ticket competition

Hevy Festival are giving away a pair of weekend camping tickets to one lucky winner. To be in with a chance of getting your hands on the tickets, simply sign up to Hevy mailing list by this Friday, the 27th June. This year's Hevy Festival will run from the 15th to the 16th June, with Finch...

Monday 23 June 2014

Warped Tour not returning to the UK in 2014

Following two consecutive years at Alexandra Palace in London, the UK leg of the legendary Vans Warped Tour looks unlikely to be returning this year. Having tweeted Warped head-honcho Kevin Lyman late last week, Twitter user Reece was met with a firm response. "No it is not.. I am sorry was...

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