Tuesday 26 May 2015

War Charge Announce Asian Tour

Edinburgh Hardcore lot War Charge are doing a lengthy stint in Asia - we take it for granted not many of you fine readers will benefit from that, but you can take solace that you can get their stuff for free on Bandcamp. New World Justice by War Charge...

Free Compilation Of Rarities From Mixtapes To Download

Paper + Plastick are offering everyone a free, 23 song compilation of songs from Mixtapes, following their announcement that they will split after Fest. The band have made a statement about the comp: "".....I was at Eric's house the other day, who is the guy that recorded and engineered all of...

Monday 25 May 2015

Lonely The Brave unveil ‘Control’

Lonely The Brave have posted their new track, taken from their forthcoming deluxe reissue of 'The Day's War'. 'Control' will appear on the 'Victory Edition', due on the 8th June 2015 via Sony Music UK under liscense from Hassle Records (who recently celebrated their 10th birthday). You can...

While She Sleeps added to Camden Rocks

The final names for the impending Camden Rocks festival have been announced, including While She Sleeps being added to the bill. They will join the likes of Funeral For A Friend, Skindred, New Model Army, Bullet For My Valentine and more at the event across several different venues in Camden on...

Sunday 24 May 2015

Supercrush release video for ‘I Don’t Want To Be Sad Anymore’

Canadian indie-rockers Supercrush have premiered a video for 'I Don't Want To Be Sad Anymore' via Brooklyn Vegan. The the track was released as a 7" earlier this year on Painter Man records, which you can pick up from their webstore. Watch the video for the excellent track below. ...

Ignite renew deal with Century Media and confirm new album

Highly influential melodic hardcore band Ignite have renewed their worldwide deal with Century Media, and are set to release a new album later this year. The band recorded the as-yet-untitled album Cameron Webb, who also worked on their last album 'Our Darkest Days' in 2006. Needless to say,...

Stream New Track From Quiet Lions Ahead Of EP Release

Brightonians Quiet Lions are streaming a track from their upcoming 'No Illusions' EP, out June 8th. The track is called 'Shallows' and is accompanied by pre-orders being offered on the band's Bandcamp. The band will play a release show at The Islington in London on 18th June, their first...

Wovenwar UK Tour This Week

San Diego's Wovenwar (side project of As I Lay Dying) are over in the UK this week to tour their self-titled debut album, which came out last year. The Metal Blade Records bunch have a nice spread round the UK, so if you are curious, have a look.. ...

Saturday 23 May 2015

Xibalba release video for ‘Guerrilla’

Hardcore heavyweights Xibalba have released a video for 'Guerrilla'. The track is taken from their last album 'Tierra Y Libertad', which was released earlier this year via Southern Lord. You can chec the video out below. ...

Dads drop off UK tour with Lemuria

In sad news, Dads have had to cancel their forthcoming UK tour with Lemuria for personal reasons. A statement from the band on their Facebook page can be seen below. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js =...

Friday 22 May 2015

Prawn release video for ‘Settled’

New Jersey rock band Prawn are premiering a video for 'Settled' over at Billboard. The track was released on a 7" of the same name towards the end of last year, and was recorded during the sessions for their excellent album 'Kingfisher'on Topshelf Records. Prawn will be on the Punktastic...

Watch Direct Hit! perform live at Groezrock

Not 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 fifth exclusive live video from the event, watch Direct Hit! take to the Revenge Stage. Direct Hit! - Live at...

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...

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