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From Thursday 15 August 2019

Boston Manor: “I’ve not come up with some hot take that the world needs to know about, I’m just expressing my feelings”

Wednesday 07 August 2019

nothing, nowhere. & Travis Barker announce collaborative ‘Bloodlust’ EP

The members of Blink 182 seem to be all over the scene at the moment, with the latest collaboration coming between drummer Travis Barker and nothing, nowhere. in their upcoming EP ‘Bloodlust’. The pair have just today dropped the news, and with it the first single from that EP, ‘destruction’. The

Saturday 20 July 2019

Sea Girls release new track ‘Closer’

One of the UK’s most promising new acts, Sea Girls have releases their  new song ‘Closer’, released among a stellar run of festival dates that are seeing the 4-piece capture huge audiences across Europe. The track has been played live this summer to a great reception, sure to be another

Reading Festival 2019 sells out

There’s still over a month to go until we chuck on our wellies and get back to the fields for one of the last of the UK’s biggest summer festivals, but Reading 2019 has already completely sold out. It’s one of the most impressive lineups the festival has seen in

Wednesday 10 July 2019

The Hunna: “It felt like we were almost held hostage”

Tuesday 09 July 2019

LIVE: Community Festival 2019 @ Finsbury Park, London

Based just outside Central London in Finsbury Park, Community Festival has become a mid-summer favourite for festival goers of all ages. With a line-up that combines the best of indie and alternative music, there’s something for almost everyone. The Punktastic team braved the intense sunshine, downed a few ciders, and

Tuesday 02 July 2019

LIVE: Taking Back Sunday / The Frights @ Troxy, London

It’s been over a year since Taking Back Sunday graced our shores for 2018’s Slam Dunk Festival, but we’re lucky enough to have them back, playing one of London’s prettiest venues. Main support comes from America’s The Frights, offering an energetic performance of 80s surf pop-rock, filled with thrashing guitars

Wednesday 26 June 2019

The September Session brings new music to London’s O2 Academy2 Islington

Academy Events has announced ‘The September Session’, the first in a monthly series of shows dedicated to supporting up-and-coming artists and developing new talent. The first ‘Session’ in September will feature four bands who will headline O2 Academy2 Islington in North London on Wednesday 11 September. At a time when we’re overrun with playlists, music platforms, and ‘you might like’ recommendations, it can

Monday 17 June 2019

Hidden Mothers release debut single ‘The Longest Journey Yet’

Hidden Mothers are a 5-piece post-black metal/shoegaze band from Sheffield, UK and while they’re just starting out, they have a lot to offer – an undeniable fact highlighted in the release of their very first single ‘The Longest Journey Yet’. Fans of Deafheaven, Alcest, Downfall Of Gaia, Converge, Oathbreaker and

Monday 10 June 2019

LIVE: Slam Dunk Festival 2019

Slam Dunk continues to be our favourite way to kick off festival season, providing the perfect opportunity for pop-punk/rock/alternative fans to surround themselves with like minded individuals, dressed head to toe in our very own version of festival clothing. Once again, fans find themselves happily floating in a sea