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I’m off to get pissed, so…

On behalf of everyone at PT I’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year. There have been some amazing highs and some horrible lows, but what always shines through is the sense of community spirit that you bring to this site. With lots planned for 2006,

Repeat the cast

We had almost 200 people check out the first ever Punktastic podcast yesterday which was great, so if you havent yet listened to Spud’s northern wit you can do so by visiting

Goodbye 2005

Some new years recommendations. Click the band names for music and loveā€¦ Tauntra – I have been ranting and raving about this lot for the past year now, but 2006 is looking like theirs for the taking. A split with the Capones is due shortly on BH/BB Records

Action Action – An Army of Shapes Between Wars

I really enjoyed The Reunion Show, but when Action Action first surfaced I was left a little disappointed. A ‘super’ group made up of former Count The Stars and TRS members, Action Action are so heavily steeped in dark 80s

Drive Like I Do – Demo CD

Three tracks, so a short and sweet review is called for. Drive Like I Do recorded these tracks with Justin Lockey of Yourcodenameis:Milo and so it’s easy to include that band as a reference point for what DLID sound like. Chugging

Friday 30 December 2005

Punktastic December Podcast is here!

The first Punktastic Podcast is finally online! It’s taken a while to gather all the bits, but hopefully it’s worth it. Next month’s is already looking sexual so keep an eye out for that. Here’s a list of what’s on it and at what times so

Struckdown – Revolution

Remember that TV show caled Erie, Indiana? It was about a kid that had some kind of super powers, or at least odd things always seem to happen to him anyway. Well it seems like the town of Erie could well have a set of

Romance is dead

Manchester‘s A Victims Romance have posted a new song up at

Let’s play guess which one is about you?

Taken from the BSM mailout, here’s the label’s plans for 2006: “As I’ve already mentioned in this email, January promises a 10” split between GET CAPE WEAR CAPE FLY and DAVE HOUSE, a GET CAPE Radio One session and some lovely press. We’ll

I wanna turn you on

‘The Killer In You: A Tribute To The Smashing Pumpkins’ is out on January 31 on Reignition Recordings. You can hear Roses Are Red’s version of ‘Cherub Rock’ at Expect a review of this CD very soon…