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NOBRO – ‘Sick Hustle’

Canada seems to have a knack for churning out prime musicians, creating some of the meanest punk, post-hardcore, and alternative bands in the world. Rush, Alexisonfire, PUP, Silverstein and Billy Talent are just some of the talents the Great White North has spawned over the years, and dynamic quartet

Monday 13 April 2020

suitor debut video for ‘Deep Sleep’ exclusively on Punktastic

Since releasing their beautiful debut ‘folklore‘ back in October last year, suitor have been busy. They’ve not only taken the live scene in both Tennessee and Atlanta by storm whilst putting the finishing touches on their anticipated second EP, but they’ve also been working hard on

Thursday 26 March 2020

Bottom Bracket – ‘I Don’t Care Enough To Stay’

Tiny Moving Parts have been the most notable band responsible for a resurgence in Midwest emo – but there have been many acts, like Balance and Composure and The Hotellier, who have been working hard to keep the scene alive. And yet, to do so, it isn’t just about

Tuesday 03 March 2020

Silverstein – ‘A Beautiful Place To Drown’

It’s taken music publications twenty years to start acknowledging Silverstein for their influence in the post-hardcore scene, and yet, no amount of recognition could truly encompass their pioneering spirit. We’re talking about a band who paved the way back in 2005 with ‘Discovering The Waterfront’ – an album so

Thursday 31 October 2019

LIVE: Oso Oso / Prince Daddy & The Hyena / Fresh @ Boston Music Room, London

Here’s the best thing about a co-headline tour: not one, but two forty-five minute sets. This particular Thursday night co-headliner, which took place at Boston Music Room, came from Prince Daddy & the Hyena and Oso Oso, but not before Brighton punks, Fresh, christened the

Monday 28 October 2019

suitor – ‘folklore’

In the few short weeks following the release of suitor’s first ever single, ‘Deep Sleep’, many comparisons have been drawn. Some liken them to post hardcore heroes Circa Survive and Saosin, while mentions of O’Brother, Moving Mountains, Pentimento, and Hoobastank have echoed around social media as well.

Thursday 19 September 2019

Selfish Things – ‘Logos’

‘Logos’ has been a long time coming for Selfish Things. Having spent the last eleven months dropping tracks that would eventually make it onto the LP, their debut album has been eagerly anticipated for months following the announcement. Now, it’s finally here – and it’s a thing

Thursday 05 September 2019

Sleeping With Sirens – ‘How It Feels To Be Lost’

Sleeping with Sirens had been teasing a heavier sound on social media for a while prior to the release of lead single ‘Leave It All Behind’. Little did we know what a true return to form it would be, especially in today’s musical climate where albums no

Tuesday 20 August 2019

Noah Gundersen – ‘Lover’

Noah Gundersen is an artist of great ambition – that much is obvious from his numerous musical engagements which includes, but definitely isn’t limited to, The Courage, formed with his sister Abby. The Seattle native’s drive is also evident on his fourth studio album as he leans further into

Wednesday 17 July 2019

LIVE: Drug Church / Night Letters @ Boston Music Room, London

Drug Church front man Patrick Kindlon smiles approvingly after the final note of ‘Banco Popular’ – the first song of the set – before taking a jab at himself for not being as energetic between songs as other front men might be, and wishing he was on Tom Cruise’s