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From Wednesday 26 March 2003

wow..they’re all downloaded

Shedloads of Punktastic-approved bands are now playing at Download – confirmed today include: Funeral For A Friend, Hatebreed, From Autumn To Ashes, A, The Blood Brothers, Instruction and as we previosuly reported, both Taking Back Sunday and

Skirtbox go live!

UK technical crew Skirtbox are to record a live album on March 31 at the Kingston Peel. For just £3 you can witness The Unknown, Skirtbox, Econoline and K-Line and be a part of musical history! For more info visit

This years The Starting Line

Taken from the Fueled By Ramen mailout. Yes I am lazy, but these guys seriously do rock. “Fall Out Boy are busy busy little bees! Their debut FBR CD “Take This To Your Grave” will be out on May 6 and I’m telling you, this is

Tuesday 25 March 2003

Check it out

Dislocate Promotions presents: Skirtbox, Sandface & Pogostick Driveby in London on March 27, with special guest One Small Hero. The four will rawk out at The Verge, Kentish Town and doors are 7.30pm. Oh, and it’s just £3 in!


There are just a few days left to vote in the XFM Unsigned competition and every vote counts! If you haven’t already (and even if you have try and vote again) check out songs by Cars As Weapons and My Awesome Compilation and push

VGS cancel

The Voodoo Glow Skulls have cancelled their UK tour, postponing it until November because of the war. They join the likes of Something Corporate and Homegrown who have already cancelled shows. Cheers to Alan for the info.

A Fox $ups the sugars

29/03/03 – Snooty Fox, Wakefield, Milk2Sugars with No Big Deal, Artizan and $up. It promises to be a good one, so if you can get down there fun shall be had. If you live near the area

Just to clear up a rumour

Last week Punktastic heard that Taking Back Sunday were to cancel their UK tour because of the war in Iraq. We got in touch with Victory Records who have set the record straight, and the band will come over. Their PR said: “As far

This boy is good…

Not only does his Anti-Flag interview rock, but Ben has just this second scored an interview with Finch tonight. Watch out for that, and interviews with a shedload of other bands, coming your way soon.

Warning: Long Interview ahead…

Finally, my interview with the great Justin Sane of Anti-Flag is up! It is very, very long, but I assure you it is worth it to read what he had to say. Click here! Now!