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From Sunday 30 December 2007

PT needs a designer

As part of ongoing improvements to the site, Punktastic requires the services of a web designer proficient in all the usual areas to give our main site a facelift. Click the comments for more info and the job spec.

Saturday 29 December 2007


Submitted: “Buzzkill are giving away the tracks from their debut 7″ as a free download. Click the picture of Santa on their myspace page to visit the download page!”

All Or Nothing – Is Pretty Hot Right Now

I use the phrase ‘musical maturity’ a little too often in reviews on PT. It’s satisfying when you hear a band’s latest output and they’ve cranked the quality up a notch. All or Nothing were always a decent band, but with this new EP, their first for

To new Canterbury songs online

Canterbury have put to ne songs online at

Friday 28 December 2007

HTL to name new singer ‘very shortly’

Hit The Lights will name their new singer ‘very shortly’. The band hope to release a new album in mid-2008 and confirmed new song titles include “Toothless Cooters”, “Drop tha Skank”, “Hangs’em High” and “Apartyment”. Read a full interview with HTL on PT in the near future…

Join the club

Submitted: “Piano popper Luke Leighfield has a fan club. Like, a real, proper, old-fashioned one with letters in the post and everything. See for more details.”

Co&Ca download

Coheed and Cambria have a demo version of “The Road and the Damned” available for download at

PT Covers Bash 2…

Punktastic Covers Bash 2 takes place on Saturday, January 12 at the Leeds Fenton. So far confirmed: THE ATARIS – as performed by A Man Down, LIMP BIZKIT – as performed by All or Nothing, FALL OUT BOY –

Thursday 27 December 2007

New Rig Up song

Rig Up Explosive have uploaded a brand new track called ‘I Came Here To Steal Your Thunder’ to their Myspace. If you like your vocal harmonies, shoutbacks, wierd time signatures, heavy breakdowns and elevator music, then this is probably the band for you. Check it

The Fractions are kings

Submitted: “After uploading their xmas version of their own song a few days ago, Manchester/Rochdale’s the fractions have uploaded the original non xmas related song to myspace. The song’s called we were kings and its been recorded for the upcoming tns records compilation