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Happy. – ‘Imposter Syndrome’

It’s been two years since their debut album ‘Cult Classic’, and Happy. are finally back with another installment in the shape of a second LP called ‘Imposter Syndrome’. Their ethos of perpetuating positivity and an eagerness to change the conversation surrounding mental health is reason enough to

Thursday 30 July 2020

Creeper – ‘Sex, Death & The Infinite Void’

Creeper have never been in short supply of theatrics. Their origin is rooted in the mysticism of Room 309 and the concept of The Callous Heart and The Stranger, a concept that was woven into the fabric of debut album ‘Eternity, In Your Arms’. An album that

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Commonwealth Choir – ‘No End’

Philadelphia. Okay, so the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about this Pennsylvania city might be cheesesteaks, but Philly is also renowned for its arts and culture. With music just about pulsing through the city’s old bones, it’s unsurprising that it’s spawned bands like The

Saturday 06 June 2020

Wolf & Chain – An Honest Mistake

Oh emo hearts, behold! If you’ve had a 2005 sized hole in your life since the leather clad, makeup stained days of My Chemical Romance’s ‘Three Cheers’ and Panic! At The Disco’s ‘A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out’, then Wolf & Chain are here to fill it

Wednesday 15 April 2020

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.