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From Tuesday 26 September 2017

LIVE: This Will Destroy You/Tera Melos/Dorje/Polymath @ House Of Vans, London

Situated underneath Waterloo station, House Of Vans is a skatepark by day and a vibrant music venue by night. As you walk past various ramps to get to the main room, the atmosphere is far more relaxed, compared to the usual hustle and bustle of Saturday night shows in

Monday 25 September 2017

Propagandhi: “Civilization itself is the elephant in the room and we’re all finished anyway.”

Friday 15 September 2017

Tim Andersson unveils his experimental chiptune side with new project ‘glance armstrong’

Aside from when the 19-year-old production student shreds riffs in ‘Pet Library’, Tim Andersson quietly works away at 8-bit-esque pop tunes for his debut EP ‘Superking’. Influenced by the likes of Alex G, Teen Suicide, Elvis Depressedly, Molly and Florist, ‘Superking’ topics range from issues around mental health, personal experiences

Saturday 09 September 2017

Taco Hell unveil live EP ‘Live At Bodega’

Nottingham based twinkly emo group Taco Hell are exclusively premiering their debut live release ‘Live At Bodega’ here on Punktastic. Here’s what drummer Max Qayyum had to say about it: “Our headline show at The Bodega was one of our favorite shows and we were super lucky to be able to record

Friday 08 September 2017

LIVE: Ieperfest 2017 @ Ypres, Belgium

Here at Punktastic, we’ve always been big fans of mainland European festivals. While extra the cost of travel can be stressful, the payoff is usually worth it in the end, especially since our equivalent of Ieperfest, Hevy Fest, no longer exists. Thankfully, Ieper is one of the most accommodating

Tuesday 05 September 2017

Plastic – “Being off your head makes you a lot looser.”

Monday 04 September 2017

Death By Shotgun – ‘Life’s A Beach’

Summer is essentially over, but thankfully we have Death By Shotgun’s ‘Life’s A Beach’ to ease us into colder weather and shorter days. Treading the line between pop punk choruses and indie rock build ups, the Bournemouth quartet tackles everyday life challenges in a relatively uplifting manner. The acoustic guitar sections,

Friday 01 September 2017

Premiere of ‘Death Of The Party’, the new single from MSRY

Oxford metalcore outfit MSRY recently shot a music video for their song ‘Death Of The Party’ at a house party in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. We are proud to present an exclusive look at their second single for their upcoming self-titled debut EP ‘MSRY’, which

Sunday 27 August 2017

Fresh – ‘Fresh’

When you think of the London power pop group ‘Fresh’, the terms cutesy, catchy and carefree spring to mind. Having joined the ranks of Muncie Girls, Shit Present, and Great Cynics, thanks to their signing with Specialist Records, their self-titled debut sees the band really come into their own.

Thursday 10 August 2017

Gun Shy: “I like shoegaze. It’s better than being labelled as a pop punk band, right?”