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From Sunday 27 August 2006

New MCR album

Taken from As revealed in this video, My Chemical Romance‘s new album is called The Black Parade and is out October 24th.

Saturday 26 August 2006

Aiden bottled at Reading. World rejoices.

Continuing the Reading Festival theme of bottling bands, Aiden walked on stage this morning with the crowd-baiting taunt of “Let’s see what you got you f**king pussies!” Unsurprisingly, Punktastic’s favourite band in the world ever ™ received a bottles-of-piss fanfare to dampen their spirits. Shame.

If you’re not at the festival, check these out!

Just a reminder that Punktastic has several new features since our revamp. Watch music videos on PunktasticTV and check out our gig database over at We always need help adding gigs to the database, so get involved!

It takes bottle to cover Radiohead…

Panic! At The Disco‘s Reading Festival set yesterday opened with their frontman being hit square in the face by a flying bottle. After falling to the floor clutching his face, the rest of the band stopped their cover of Radiohead’s ‘Karma Police’ and the band’s crew

Friday 25 August 2006

SMP suffer Reading Festival blackout

Send More Paramedics suffered a disastrous start to their Reading Festival set this morning. The band, playing The Lock Up stage, lasted five minutes before a “technical error” plunged the stage and sound into darkness. Ten minutes of power cut chaos later, and

NCF/Gallows dates

November Coming Fire and Gallows are going on a three day jaunt together in September, the dates are as follows: SEPTEMBER 15TH – The Minerva, Southend SEPTEMBER 16TH – The Telegraph, Newcastle-upon-Tyne SEPTEMBER 17TH – The Peel, Kingston Gallows will also be on a full uk tour

Jam in stereo: A sticky tour

Righteous James/Crime In Stereo tour dates: 31/10 UK Truro Threemilestone Comunity Center 01/11 UK Newport Lepub 03/11 UK Sheffield Broomhall Centre 04/11 UK Durham TBA 05/11 UK Manchester Star And Garter 06/11 UK London Underworld

Look for Alkaline Trio’s remains

According to, Alkaline Trio will be releasing an albums worth of B-sides in october that will go by the name of “Remains”.

Plus 44 UK show

Punktastic can reveal that Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker’s new band, Plus 44, play their first UK show at the London Astoria on September 19. Tickets go on sale September 2.

Ian is amazingly fat. Chortle.

Eisley has posted a song at dedicated to Ian Grushka of New Found Glory, titled “Ian Is Amazingly Beautiful.”