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The news for Friday 13 September 2019

Parkway Drive announce European Revolution 2020 tour

Fresh from taking Bloodstock by storm this summer, as well as playing to gigantic crowds across Europe at the likes of the legendary Wacken Open Air, Australian metalcore heavyweights Parkway Drive have now announced their return next April with the ‘Viva The Underdogs – European Revolution’ tour. It’s set to →

Wednesday 11 September 2019

WSTR release new single and announce UK tour

Just when we were beginning to feel we were missing some seriously good new pop punk in our lives, who better to save us than WSTR? After the success of sophomore album ‘Identity Crisis’ last year, the four piece have returned with one of the most irresistible tracks of →

Friday 06 September 2019

Fireball Fuelling The Fire announce two all-dayers, Less Than Jake to play Hello Rockview in full

We’re less than two weeks from the Fireball Fuelling The Fire tour kicking off, and we’re counting down the days. In an effort to make us even more excited, Fireball and Academy Events have announced both the Birmingham and London are being extended into all-dayers, the first in Fireball →

Lamb Of God announce first UK headline tour in six years

Aside from a co-headliner slot with Megadeth, appearing as special guests on Slayer’s final run, and popping up at the occasional festival, Lamb Of God haven’t spent much time on these shores recently. So news that that will change next year is more than welcome. Their first headline tour since →

Counterfeit release new single and announce headline tour

The summer is normally busy for everyone – especially in this industry, with Festival Season taking up most of the warm(er) months. After a packed-out headline show at London’s Garage, as well as their debut Main Stage performance at Reading & Leeds, it’s fair to say Counterfeit haven’t had →

Wednesday 04 September 2019

Holding Absence’s James Joseph launches new project

More commonly seen taking to the stage with a bass in hand, Holding Absence’s James Joseph has now taken up a guitar and microphone for new side project James And The Cold Gun – and his debut single, ‘She Moves’, proves that his talent knows no bounds. Teaming up with →

Punktastic Needs You!

Did you know Punktastic has been around for nearly twenty years? Twenty years. In terms of internet sites, that makes us really old. We’re sprouting 8-bit grey hairs and starting to get wrinkles on our homepage – but we couldn’t have reached this landmark without you, and for that, →

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Imminence announce London show and European tour

Following the release of third album ‘Turn The Light On’ earlier this year, Swedish metalcore group Imminence have announced their biggest tour yet – and they’ll be making a rare stop in the UK as part of the 21 date run across 12 countries. Starting in Copenhagen on 15 January, →

Stray From The Path confirm new album details

In news that should come as music to the ears (quite literally, really) of all struggling to process the madness the world has seemingly descended into, New York hardcore powerhouses Stray From The Path have announced that they will be releasing their new studio album on November 1. The album, →

2019 HMAs winners announced

In only its third year but already a hugely important part of the calendar, the Heavy Music Awards held their annual ceremony at London’s o2 Forum last week Kentish Town, just before Reading and Leeds Festivals – and the packed event, hosted by Laura Jane Grace, saw some fantastic →

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Like Torches release new video and announce album

It’s been a while since we last heard from Stockholm five piece Like Torches. 2016 album ‘Shelter’ was followed by an extensive tour of the US with Yellowcard on their farewell outing, and we’ve been waiting with baited breath since – fortunately, our patience has now been rewarded not →

The Faim confirm UK & Europe tour

They’re already taking over the world, but Australian foursome The Faim aren’t ready to rest yet this year – after two tours of the UK already since January, they’ve now announced a huge 17 date tour of the UK and Europe through November and December. Kicking off in Madrid on →

Against The Current announce December tour

Having just completed superb main stage sets at Reading and Leeds Festivals this weekend, New York pop rock sensations Against The Current have announced a four date UK tour later this year. Following a tour of mainland Europe, the band will be taking in Cardiff and Manchester, before heading to →

Sunday 25 August 2019

Brazen Hussy release debut EP ‘Not All Men’

Southcoast ‘babecore’ group Brazen Hussy have today released debut EP ‘Not All Men’ on Bandcamp. Following teaser single ‘Swallowed It’, ‘Not All Men’ has been released on Hell Hath No Fury, with 25% of digital downloads going towards the Solidarity Not Silence Campaign. The donation marks a good fit for the →

Friday 23 August 2019

BEARTOOTH announce ‘The Blackbird Session’ EP

Lovers of Beartooth rejoice! New material! Sort of. It’s unusual for a band at the peak of their genre to make such an unusual flip on their sound but Beartooth are no ordinary band and ‘The Blackbird Session’ is no ordinary release. Featuring re imaginings of tracks from their 2018 →


Five years. Five years since Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes formed in the basement of a tattoo shop. Since then, they’ve toured across the world, played countless shows are playing the main stage at Reading And Leeds this weekend as well as releasing numerous records to critical acclaim. To celebrate →

Thursday 22 August 2019

Boston Manor release re-imagined tracks

In preparation for their sets at Reading and Leeds Festivals this weekend, Blackpool five-piece Boston Manor have released two re-imagined versions of songs from sophomore album ‘Welcome To The Neighbourhood’ – an acoustic version of ‘England’s Dreaming’, and a remix of title track ‘Welcome To The Neighbourhood’. “We recorded →

Tuesday 20 August 2019

Dream State release new single and announce debut album

We’ve been desperately waiting for this announcement for what feels like forever – even more so since the release of lead single ‘Hand In Hand’ in March – and it’s finally here, as Welsh post-hardcore group Dream State have confirmed the details of their debut album. Following on from →

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Sleep On It release new single and video

Not content with giving us one taster of upcoming album ‘Pride & Disaster’ in the shape of lead single ‘Under The Moment’, Chicago four-piece Sleep On It have now released second single ‘Hold Your Breath’ – and, unsurprisingly, it’s a stunner. Channelling mid-2000s pop punk vibes in the vein of →

A Day To Remember announce free House Of Vans show

Ahead of their appearance on the main stage at Reading & Leeds Festival next weekend, Florida rockers A Day To Remember have announced an intimate show at House Of Vans in London – and, best of all, it’s completely free. Tickets for this special gig, taking place next Wednesday, 21 →

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