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From Sunday 15 October 2017

Sean McGowan – ‘Graft & Grief’

It came as no surprise to anybody then when it was announced that Sean had joined the roster over at Xtra Mile Recordings. It’s a natural fit if there ever was one, and those aware of both the label and the musician know that it’s a perfect match. To

Friday 13 October 2017

Citizen – ‘As You Please’

Citizen have been following a rigid album cycle since their debut in 2013 and their debut record ‘Youth’ came at an ideal time. It was an album for those growing out of pop punk and wanting something a bit more grown up, whilst still wanting to express the same

Friday 29 September 2017

LIVE: Trash Boat / Broadside / Homebound / These Five Years @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

South Wales’ own These Five Years kick off proceedings; a band that have seen themselves popping up on shows regularly in and around the South Wales area. Due to being added on to the show relatively late in the day, and the earlier door time maybe not reaching the

Thursday 03 September 2015


WSTR (or ‘Waster’ for those who like their vowels) are the Liverpudlian pop-punk five-piece making an entrance to the scene with their debut E.P. ‘SKRWD.’ Growing up with the influence of bands such as Sum 41, Blink 182 and New Found Glory, WSTR make a solid debut into the

Tuesday 18 August 2015

Thy Art is Murder – ‘Holy War’

Any long-time deathcore enthusiasts will know the ‘poster boys’ of the scene – Suicide Silence, Whitechapel and Job For A Cowboy to name some recent big ‘uns – have always taken a staunch anti-religion/government/establishment stance in their music. But with ‘Holy War’, these infamous Aussie filth-mongers are wearing

Friday 31 July 2015

The Resurrection of Hevy Festival

Tuesday 28 July 2015

Our Guide to Hevy Festival 2015

It’s no secret that here at Punktastic we’re huge fans of Hevy, the annual celebration of alternative music which doubles as an excuse to stagger around a 400-acre wildlife reserve. By attending Hevy, you’re assisting the fantastic work of the Aspinall Foundation and contributing to the preservation of a

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Turbowolf release video for ‘Solid Gold’

Bristol based rockers Turbowolf have released the video for their song ‘Solid Gold’ check it out below. Turbowolf will play the Reading and Leeds Festival this year.

Friday 10 July 2015

The Gospel Youth – ‘Empires’

The hype that seems to be building behind The Gospel Youth ever since they announced the fact they were even a band has shown no signs of slowing down recently. The Brighton based pop rock quartet have bagged their highest profile gig to date supporting Deaf Havana in Oxford

Thursday 25 June 2015

WSTR stream new track with New Noise Magazine

You can check out a brand new song called ‘South Drive’ by pop punkers WSTR over at New Noise Magazine. The song is taken from their upcoming record ‘SKRWD’ out September 16th through No Sleep Records