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From 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

Thursday 18 June 2015

Fightstar and Horse The Band join Hevy Fest line up

Hevy Fest have completed their line up with the additions of Fightstar and Horse The Band. The two day festival held in Port Lympne, Kent has also revealed the day and stage splits while assuring festival goers that set times will be staggered in an attempt to avoid clashes. You

Tuesday 16 June 2015

LIVE: Brand New / Dinosaur Pile Up @ Brooklyn Bowl, London

Tucked away in the cavernous 02 is the Brooklyn Bowl which tonight, houses around 1000 fans of a band who are more accustomed to playing venues nearly four times the size in the nation’s capital. It’s an impressive space, predominantly open plan with a vibe that tells you

Monday 01 June 2015

Dikembe stream new EP

You can stream ‘Ledge’ the new EP from Florida’s Dikembe by using the player below.