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From Monday 15 February 2016

Watch the video for Start Static’s new single, ‘Shut Up I’m On It’

Start Static have released their new single ‘Shut Up I’m On It’ and your old pals Punktastic have an exclusive premiere of the video for you. We sat down with Start Static guitarist Steve Tap for an update and find out what the future holds

Friday 22 January 2016

Failure By Design Records open up as Weatherstate release third EP ‘Dumbstruck’

Weatherstate have officially released ‘Dumbstruck’. This third offering from the Somerset grunge/punks has been bouncing around the Punktastic team ever since we first heard it. We had a quick sit-down with Ben of Failure By Design Records to get some more information on the release and a general update on

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Meet The Sour Taste and their debut single, ‘Soak’

Meet The Sour Taste. They Consist of Sam Mccauley (Vocals/Guitar), George Lewis (Bass) and Aiden MacLennan (Drums) and are probably going to be your new favourite DIY punk/grunge trio. Hailing from Salisbury in Wiltshire although the band are very much still in their infancy, we had to bring this debut

Monday 21 December 2015

Krooked Nation release debut EP, ‘Cold Blooded’

Bournemouth punks Krooked Nation release debut EP ‘Cold Blooded’. ‘Cold Blooded’ was produced by Dom Wright at The Ranch Production House in Southampton, which is easily one of our favourite studios for finding new talent. Cold Blooded by Krooked Nation FFO: Mallory Knox,

Thursday 17 September 2015

Press To Meco Release New Single, ‘Means To An End’

Press To Meco Have released their new single ‘Means To An End’ ahead of their debut album ‘Good Intent’ due for release October 16th through Best Before Records. The album is available for pre-order via Pledge For Music along with a selection of other treats such as Signed copies,

Wednesday 02 September 2015

Interview: Jim Adkins [September 2015]

Throughout the last 20+ years Jim Adkins has been touring relentlessly and has released 8 studio albums with Arizona based band Jimmy Eat World. The four pieces’ cult classic album ‘Clarity’ is still a staple in any emo top 10 playlist, with their first commercial breakthrough arriving in 2001

Friday 21 August 2015

Sad Blood stream new EP, ‘Ultimate Worrier’

Sad Blood’s (the meanest band in London) excellent debut EP ‘Ultimate Worrier’ is now streaming from the bands BandCamp. ‘Ultimate worrier’ is an emo twinged three track record produced by Neil Kennedy at The Ranch in Southampton and will not leave you disappointed.

Friday 07 August 2015

Elway [August 2015]

Elway have just released their new album ‘Better, Whenever’ so we decided to have a little chat with them about the release, Riot Fest and …. Snoop Dogg. What are you most proud of, musically speaking, on the album “Better Whenever”? We took a much simpler approach to