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From Wednesday 31 July 2002

Dashboard get Confessional in London

Punktastic is far too nice to you guys… we can reveal that Chris Carraba and co will perform a special (and intimate) one-off London headline show at the Metro Bar on August 15. Dashboard will also be performing at the Leeds/Reading Festivals and will be supporting

Last Stop for Allister?

Drive Thru pop-punkers Allister have announced the release date for their next full length album. Entitled ‘Last Stop Suburbia’, the album will hit stores on October 8th this year.

Tuesday 30 July 2002

Big D table UK tour

US ska merchants Big D and the Kids Table will pop over to the UK in November and December for a UK tour. The dates are: 15 November @ Sheffield Corporation 16 November @ Derby Victoria Inn 17 November @ Brighton Concorde 2 21 November @ Swindon Furnace

Lightyear buzz in for Autumn tour

Household Name Record’s ska/punk oiks Lightyear have announced a new tour for October. The dates take in many of the venues that missed out when the band were forced to cancel part of their last UK jaunt. 04 October @ Tunbridge Wells Forum 05 October @ Hitchin


I’m beginning to think we should be renaming this site with all the updates we have… but here is another. The band are flying out to the UK in the next day or so and will be here doing promotion for a week. Rumour

Consumed get caught in Spiders web

Punktastic can reveal that Consumed will play in Grimsby on September 18. The gig has not yet been officially announced by the promoters, but the gig will be at the tiny Spiders Web venue in the town. Punktastic faves Not Katies will be

No Use go Bouncing in Newport

Fat Wreck punks No Use For A Name have announced an extra UK show, which will see them take the stage with the Bouncing Souls. The gig is at Newport TJ’s on August 26. No Use For A Name will also play a

Monday 29 July 2002

More Bowling For Soup dates

The massive Bowling For Soup tour dates have finally been announced, and after Punktastic brought most of them to you yesterday, here are the others. There are masses of dates in every part of the UK, so there are no excuses not to see

Hell Is For Heroes climb mountains

UK post hardcore crew Hell Is For Heroes release their new single ‘I Can Climb Mountains’ on August 5. The track is a bit brilliant, so go check it out. The video is already doing the rounds on MTV2 and Kerrang… Speaking of which, look out

Get Inbetween Zippy…

Good mates of mine, the fellas in Inbetween Nothing, are supporting Golf Records very own Mr Zippy on Wednesday night, and it’s only right that you get down to the gig in Bristol. The show will be held at The Crofts, and will feature: