Thursday 30 October 2014

Divided Heaven and No Red Alice do Punks in Vegas sessions

Divided Heaven and No Red Alice are the latest artists to feature on Punks in Vegas' weekly Stripped Down sessions. The sessions were filmed at The Artistic Armory in Las Vegas where both artists performed two songs each. Divided Heaven - 'Lifers' Divided Heaven - 'Melissa Militia' No...

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Exit Ten, Enter Giant

Former Exit Ten vocalist Ryan Redman and guitarist Stuart Steele will be joining London-based I Am Giant on their forthcoming UK Tour to promote new album Science & Survival, according to a post on Exit Ten's Facebook page. The Reading-based metalcore quintet announced their hiatus...

Monday 27 October 2014

Angels & Airwaves turn their attention to animated film

Angels & Airwaves have unveiled the trailer for their animated short, entitled 'Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker'. The film, due on the 9th December 2014, was created by Tom DeLonge and features music by the band. 'Poet Anderson' has already been picked up by Toronto International ShortFilm...

Fear Before The March of Flames to reunite?

Fear Before The March of Flames recently posted a clip on Facebook comprising of what appears to be new material with the caption, 'New songs... No hoax.' The experimental post-hardcore band have been on hiatus since 2010. Guitarist/vocalist Adam Fisher released an album, 'Catholic Guilt or...

Friday 24 October 2014

Pulled Apart By Horses record their #Standforsomething experience

Pulled Apart By Horses have been making waves recently on the Dr Martens sponsored #Standforsomething tour. The trip took them into mainland Europe for, what have been described as, "raucous" shows. Showcasing their latest album 'Blood', the northern rockers took in five cities in five...

Thursday 23 October 2014

You Me At Six find more room to breathe

Having announced the release of a re-imagined version of 'Cavalier Youth', You Me At Six have unveiled a new take on 'Room To Breathe'. The special edition release will include five acoustic recordings, and filmed live performances from Dean Street Studios. It will also include a poster...

Choir Vandals perform acoustically for Punks In Vegas

St Louis based emo four-piece Choir Vandals performed two special acoustic tracks for Punks In Vegas ahead of their show at Tipsy Coffee House. Austin McCutchen performed 'Ghostly' from 'Darker Things' and 'At Night And In The Rain' from their new release, 'At Night'. Watch both...

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Scary Kids Scaring Kids frontman Tyson Curtis Stevens passes away

In sad news, it has been confirmed that the frontman of post-hardcore outfit Scary Kids Scaring Kids has passed away. Following a flurry of rumours, Tyson Curtis Stevens' girlfriend confirmed the news via a heartfelt Facebook post. Within the post, Sabrina Amber continued to confess her...

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Record Store Day announces Black Friday 2014 titles

Record Store Day have announced their annual Black Friday releases for this year. The event which takes place on the last Friday of November as usual, which falls on the 28th this time around. As always there is a huge selection of artists and labels taking part to release limited edition vinyl...

Saturday 18 October 2014

Eagulls release live video from #Standforsomething show

Eagulls recently performed at Cardiff's Welsh club, Clwb Ifor Bach, as part of the Dr Martens #Standforsomething tour. It marks another milestone in the Leeds based noise-mongers' career, following the release of their debut album and an appearance in the US on the Late Show with David...

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Devon Kay (Direct Hit!) strips back two tracks

Devon Kay of Direct Hit!, and the Solutions, fame - not forgetting his irregular columns here at Punktastic - has stripped back two of his tracks for Punks in Vegas. Ahead of playing this year's FEST 13 in Gainesville, Florida, Kay performed 'Yeah, Dude, I Feel Ya', originally by Devon Kay...

Glass Giants offer ‘Dirty Knees’ as free download via Twitter

Welsh five-piece Glass Giants are offering their new track 'Dirty Knees' for free via Twitter. Those interested in getting the single for free are asked to tweet the band using #givemedirtyknees before the 21st October 2014. Head over to their Twitter page to get involved. Glass Giants...

Monday 13 October 2014

New Found Glory perform acoustic version of ‘Ready And Willing’

New Found Glory have posted an acoustic performance of their track 'Ready And Willing'. The band recorded a session for Glamour Kills studios, and stripped back their most recent single, which is taken from the bands new album 'Resurrection' that was released this month via Hopeless Records....

Saturday 11 October 2014

Meet Pretend Happy in their new mini-documentary

Pretend Happy have released a highly professional documentary filmed during the recording process of their second EP, 'Mood Swings'. The documentary introduces the band members, discusses their formation and touring experience, while showing their recent recording experience. 'Mood...

Thursday 9 October 2014

Hurry perform ‘Oh Whitney’ for Space Jam Sessions

Hurry, featuring Matthew Scottoline of Everything Everything, performed a live rendition of 'Oh Whitney' for Space Jam Sessions. The track is taken from their brand new 'Everything/Nothing' LP. ...

The Crossfire Halloween Massacre returns

The legendary Crossfire Halloween Massacre returns to the UK's capital on the 1st November 2014. Reaching its eight year, the event will take place at London's suitably eerie House of Vans, inside the Old Vic Tunnels. The Crossfire Halloween Massacre began life as the on-boat Zombie vs Trailer...

Chuck Ragan to provide the soundtrack to new video game project

Chuck Ragan has been confirmed to be providing the soundtrack to a new game entitled 'The Flame In The Flood'. The game is being is currently in production, which is raising money via Kickstarter to fund the project, and is a described as a rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a...

Tim McIlrath (Rise Against) releases Guns N’ Roses cover

Rise Against front man Tim McIlrath has premiered a cover version of Guns N' Roses 'Civil War' via Alternative Press. The track is taken from the forthcoming compilation 'This Concerns Everyone' which is due out November 18th through A-F Records, that features various artists contributing both...

Trailer for ‘Salad Days’ documentary emerges

Salad Days Official Trailer from Scott Crawford on Vimeo. The trailer for 'Salad Days: The Birth of Punk Rock in the Nation's Capital' has emerged. 'Salad Days...' is a documentary focusing on Washington, D.C.'s 80s hardcore scene. This is the scene that spawned seminal bands such as Bad...

Wednesday 8 October 2014

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead reveal new song ‘The Ghost Within’, and ‘Source Tags and Codes’ London show

... And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead have released their first new music from forthcoming album 'IX'. The band are streaming new song 'The Ghost Within', which also comes as an instant download when you pre-order the new record. 'IX' is released in Europe on October 20th, and is...

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