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From Monday 30 June 2003

Punktastic 2 Buzztone 1

A worthy enough news item in itself as Punktastic murdered Buzztone at table foosball (ahem). Anyway, after hearing so many good things from Ben I saw the boys in live form yesterday and was absoluely blown away. So do yourself a big favour and check

Skirtbox rock

Skirtbox have been confirmed as support for two of the Rufio shows in September and will follow that up by recording a mini-album the same month. Sep 3 – Swindon Furnace Sep 9 – London Underworld

Win Sugarcult tickets!

Sugarcult and Motion City Soundtrack end their UK tour tonight at Porstmouth Wedgewood Rooms and I have a pair of tickets to give away for the gig. Third person to email me their full name and the town which they live in

PG tour July

Phinius Gage tour all over the shop this month as they continue to spread the good word about their ‘More Haste More Speed’ record. Hit ‘discuss this item’ to see those dates in full.

No longer x-rated

Submitted by Mark ex-PM: “Pornographic Monkey are no longer called that! After much discussion we are now called Centrifuge. We also have a new website will be up soon and can be accessed with Our next gig is at the Charlotte in

Be first

Firstborn have new stuff. Check it: or

I wish I was Cyrus’ son

The swedish punk rock-band, SONS OF CYRUS, will play the UK on the following dates: July 8th – Buffalo Bar (Artrocker), London with Rocket Science July 9th – Railway Inn, Winchester with The Rowed Outs and The Ulcers July 10th – The Hobgoblin, Brighton with Portacrush 500 July 11th – Dirty Water Club,

Lets all join the Mash Pit

Mashlin, the former members of Agent Felix, have posted an mp3 for their song “Automated” at It is a departure from the formers pop-punk links, so check it out.

Jerry Built on the Silver Screen

Well, kind of. Those lovely boys in Jerry Built will be sinking pints and signing autographs (if you ask really nicely) at the Fighting Cocks in Kingston tomorrow night as they premiere the video for their cracking single ‘Recievers’. Things kick off at 8pm, and there will

Shop additions

New items to be stocked in the Punktastic Shop from tomorrow include Jerry Built ‘Upstarts’ at £6 plus p&p and Route 215‘s new record ‘Steal Your Soul With Rock and Roll’ at £7. More new items will come soon, the shop can be viewed