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From Sunday 29 February 2004


Now as many as you will have heard by now, Paul and myself have just started our record label, Punktastic Recordings. We’re readying ourselves for the debut release this summer and have lined up a host of the UK’s finest punk rock artists to be on

Days Like These

Lobster Records usually doesn’t do wrong and the label next releases the new Days Like These album in 2 weeks time. Sample ‘The Dawning’ from that record – I’m very impressed and they seem nice guys too. Also look out for an interview with them

TBS add date

Submitted by Jason: Taking Back Sunday add an extra date in Portsmouth: 7th June – King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow 8th June – Carling Academy 2, Birmingham 9th June – Oxford Zodiac 10th June – Manchester University 11th June

HHN get gassy

The G.A.S. Drummers are to release their next album ‘Dialectics’ on Household Name Records in the UK.

Die, die, die my darling!

Steel Rules Die release the awesome ‘The Hemmingway Solution’ on March 9 (review this weekend) and tour the CD at the following gigs: 17th March – Leicester Princess Charlotte w/ Leatherface 27th March – Kings Lynn + Support 30th March – Kingston The Peel + Support 10th April

Saturday 28 February 2004

I’m with stupid

Welsh skate punks Stupid Brick are trying to book a tour between April 18-25 and would lime the PT promoters to give them a helping hand. If you’d be interested in booking the band, email or visit for more info.

Dunno about Rancid, I think it’s good

Submitted by Edd: “We finally got issue 5 of Rancid News back from the printers. 92 A4 pages, colour covers, only £1. It’s the ‘all-girl issue’, with interviews from F-Minus, The Mingers, Hanin Elias (ex-atari teenage riot), Pretty Girls Make Graves,

Vroom report that Ten Foot Pole have signed to Go Kart Records.


Epitaph Records’ hip/hop mob Atmosphere play three UK dates in the not-to-distant future: 04/24- Hemsby, UK @ Dedbeat Festival 04/25- Dublin, Ireland @ Red Box 04/26- London, UK @ ICA

Gage tour March

Phinius Gage rock out at the following venues during March. The band are to record some new demos for a forthcoming album in the near future too: Wed 3rd – Cambridge, Portland Arms – w/ Not Katies Sat 13th – Nottingham, Peggars Inn – w/