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From Thursday 27 December 2001

More Warped Tour acts confirmed

This years US Warped Tour looks set to be one of the best yet, as a number of bands confirm they will play. Ozma, on their official site, announced their participation on the tour and let slip that a number of other cool bands will also play.

One Dollar Short say happy Christmas!

Aussie punks One Dollar Short managed to squeeze in a little Christmas cheer as they took time off from recording their new CD. The band told their mailing list: “We really want to take the time out to say thanks to all of you. Its been a big

Sunday 23 December 2001

No use for a name new album, different website..

It’s Christmas, a time for fun, frolicking and general jovial banter. Or is it? not for one socially challenged individual, who managed to completely funk up; luckily the band have a replacement up, On a lighter note, the band are going into the studio in January to

Anti-Freeze get their website sorted

Yup, they’ve got their shit together and have a much more aesthetic web page, with links to pictures, mp3 files etc, etc.

Jimmy Eat World will come anyway!

Even though Blink are far too lazy to come to Europe, emo stars Jimmy Eat World have announced some shows instead. They are as follows: 16/1 – Dublin, Ireland – Temple Music Bar Center 17/1 – Glasgow, Scotland – QMU 18/1 – Liverpool, England – Liverpool University

Blink 182 statement for cancelled shows

Blink have released a statement citing their reasons for the cancellation of their forthcoming European tour. It reads: “Due to singer/guitarist Tom DeLonge suffering a herniated disc in his back, Blink-182 has postponed their European tour, scheduled for January 2002. Said Tom DeLonge, “Recently, I consulted a specialist and he informed me

Saturday 22 December 2001

Blink tour off! [again…]

That’s right kids, those So Cal nutters Blink 182 have cancelled their UK tour AGAIN! The whole tour is now off for good, as Tom has a bad back! As yet no official statement has been released, this news is very hot off the press, but the rumour is

Rival Schools support A

Punktastic office faves A are to be supported by the emotastic Rival Schools on their forthcoming UK tour. To check out the dates, look at oour earlier news item. But if you can’t be arsed to do that, then just look here: Glasgow Garage February 20 Newcastle University 21 Manchester

Alkaline Trio tour again

Punk heroes Alkaline Trio, fresh from a UK tour, have announced they will be back again in January. The dates are as follows: Derby Victoria Inn January 12 Belfast Limelight 14 Newport TJ’s 16 Sheffield Leadmill 18 Dudley JB’s 19 London Mean Fiddler 26 York Fibbers 27 Bristol Fleece & Firkin 29.

Deconstruction Tour is on… and guess who is playing…

European cities will once again be playing host to the Deconstruction punk and ska festival in 2002. And Punktastic can tell you who exactly is going to be on the bill. Last year the festival was held in Glasgow, Manchester and London and played host to Pennywise,