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From Wednesday 31 October 2001

NFG Drummer breaks arm

Cyrus, the talented drummer with Florida pop-punkers New Found Glory, will be out of action for a while. At a show at Roseland in NYC on the 28th October the unfortunate drummer suffered a broken arm. During the last song before the encore, Cyrus jumped

Monday 22 October 2001

Ataris DVD, album and new guitarist info

On the Ataris website, Kris Roe gives an insight into what is going on in the Santa Barbara bands camp. And the good news is that there seems to be a lot on the way… “First off, we have a new guitar player, his name is

Thursday 18 October 2001

Tavis quits RBF!

It seems to be the season for band members quitting their groups. Well, now its the turn of Reel Big Fish bassist Tavis. Following an alleged bust-up on the tour bus, the four-stringer has quit the band with immediate effect. No word as yet

Wednesday 17 October 2001

Drive-Thru extravaganza!

Drive-Thru Records have announced that they have a whopping SIX new releases ready to hit the shops soon. Fans of Allister, Midtown, Home Grown and Finch will be pleased to know that new albums should be hitting the streets

Finch full-lengther expected soon!

Post-hardcore fivesome Finch are to follow up the amazing ‘Falling Into Place’ EP with a full-length CD in January 2002. The album will be produced by Mark Trombino, who twiddled the knobs on Jimmy Eat World‘s latest masterpiece ‘Bleed American.’ The band are

Saturday 13 October 2001

Weezer paid a punk tribute

A tribute CD to emo kings Weezer is to hit the streets early next year. Featuring bands such as The Ataris, Midtwown and Dashboard Confessional, the Dead Driod Records release looks set to be pretty good. The track listing is: 1.Mycomplex

New MxPx cd on the way

Pop-punksters MxPx are set to head into the recording studio to release the follow-up to 2000’s ‘Ever Passing Moment.’ According to the band’s official website,, the three Bremerton boys will head into the studio later this year before releasing a new record in

Friday 12 October 2001

Lit speak out on ‘Atomic’

Lit release their new CD, ‘Atomic,’ on October 16 in the UK. The band’s third full-lengther has been produced once again by Don Gilmore, the man behind the controls of the multi-platinum selling ‘A Place In the Sun.’ The new CD has been described by

King Prawn announce UK tour

British ska-punkers King Prawn, fresh from a Nottingham Extreme Festival opening slot, have announced a tour for November. Starting in Manchester on November 1, the tour visits Sheffield, Leeds and Nottingham amongst others, before winding up at the Camden Underworld on December 2.

Thursday 04 October 2001

Strung Out Set For New Release

Strung Out are to release a new CD in December, according to vocalist Jason Cruz. The follow up to 2000’s ‘The Element Of Sonic Defiance’ will follow the bands iminent UK tour dates. Jason said: “We can’t wait to come back to England, we always