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From Monday 05 December 2016

Buy a christmas present for yourself with 20% off at Basick Supplies

Don’t say we never treat you… use the code ‘PUNKTASTIC’ any time this week at Basick Supplies, and get 20% off any of their vinyl and merch. If you don’t know about the online store from the team at Basick Records, then you’re missing out on limited editions, rarities, t-shirts,

“It’s our debut album.” We chat with the founders of Emo Brunch

The two friends behind Emo Brunch team have been running adverts on Punktastic for the last few weeks, selling tickets for their event next Sunday December 11th. We spoke to Paul Young & Jamie to learn their story, what music they’re gonna be playing, and who exactly are

Thursday 10 November 2016

[Sponsored] Punk fans needed to star in major TV ad

Knucklehead, a casting and production company, are looking for punks fans throughout the country to star in a major advertising campaign. You don’t need to be a professional actor – they just want people to dance in their kitchen to some music they love. It’s open to absolutely anyone and all ages. If you’re

Monday 11 April 2016

Stream the new ‘Small Fires’ EP by Hot Moth

Breaking the mould in the melodic rock world isn’t an easy feat, with a countless number of underground acts sailing in the wake of the commercial and radio success of recent pioneers. The result, as with every success story, includes impersonators and wannabes, some more talented than others. Brighton’s Hot Moth aren’t

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Kat Kat Phest Day Three @ Golden Tea House


Monday 25 August 2014

Ticketmaster have some festival tips to share

FYI this is a sponsored post. We’re still reeling from Reading, but that hasn’t stopped the festival organisers – and the ticket sellers – from making sure we all know about their 2015 plans. Download have their deposit scheme, Hevy are doing early-bird deals, and hell, you can already buy Reading weekend tickets for next year

Monday 30 June 2014

End of an era as Tom Aylott leaves Punktastic, new Editor Ben Tipple starts today

Sad news today from all of us at Punktastic HQ, as after half a decade of working with us, Tom Aylott is stepping down as Editor and leaving Punktastic to work on new projects. Ben Tipple, a staff writer for many years and more recently the manager of our brilliant

Monday 19 May 2014

Hevy Fest and Atticus announce final 8 bands still in the running to play the festival

Hevy Fest have announced the 8 bands that made it through to the second stage of their competition with Atticus for bands to play the festival. People can vote for their favourites from now until midday on Wednesday at the Hevy Fest Facebook – the winners will be announced with

Monday 12 May 2014

Atticus giving upcoming bands the opportunity to play Hevy Fest 2014

After announcing the first stack of bands for their 2014 edition, Hevy Fest have announced that Atticus will be giving upcoming bands the opportunity to play the festival this year. Submissions will be taken until midday this Friday (16 May), and a short list of bands will then go through

Thursday 05 December 2013

Punktastic 13.11 is out, full of brilliant Scottish punk tracks

There’s loads to get excited about in this month’s Scottish DIY Compilation. Scottish DIY Punk is filled with brilliant, charismatic people who put on loads of fantastic gigs and create some fantastic records. There’s a wide-range of sounds on here, from the messy garage-punk of Cleavers to the emo-tinged, melodic vibe