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Punktastic Presents: Playlist – May ’20

We’re not going to mention it. We’re not going to say anything other than we hope you’re all keeping safe and healthy, and washing your hands thoroughly. Let’s move on. We’ve not published one of these for a while but it feels the right time to try to bring it

Tuesday 14 January 2020

AJJ – ‘Good Luck Everybody’

A new year is meant to bring optimism. We speak of turning over a new leaf, make resolutions to better ourselves, and attempt to cut out those bad habits – that’s how it’s meant to be, or at least that’s what we like to think. Then, the

Sunday 20 August 2017

AJJ unveil new EP, ‘Back in the Jazz Coffin’

AJJ have shared their new EP, ‘Back in the Jazz Coffin’, on bandcamp. It follows up their 2016 sixth album ‘The Bible 2’ and their live album ‘Decade of Regression’ from earlier this year, both released on SideOneDummy Records. The band self-released it on CD, with a cassette released

Thursday 11 May 2017

LIVE: Groezrock Festival 2017, Meerhout, Belgium

Unlike in the UK, Groezrock is one of the very few pre-summer festivals than can boast about its fantastic line up before the year has really begun. With last year’s icy cold weather dampening festival goers spirits, the atmosphere this time was mostly appropriate for t shirts and kakhi

Monday 06 March 2017

An update on Deadpunk Special

Bristol based all-dayer Deadpunk Special have confirmed that this year’s event will be it’s last…well sort of. With the recently announced closure of The Stag and Hounds to happen in June, the punk fest’s current format will be re-thought out following this year’s edition on the 6th May, with what

Friday 13 January 2017

AJJ to support Skinny Lister on UK tour

AJJ have announced that they’ll be supporting Skinny Lister on their upcoming UK tour this Spring. The band’s latest record is last year’s ‘The Bible 2’ on SideOneDummy Records. APRIL 26 EDINBURGH Voodoo Rooms 27 SHEFFIELD The Leadmill 28 MANCHESTER Gorilla MAY 03 NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms 04 CAMBRIDGE The Junction 05 BIRMINGHAM Hare & Hounds 06 BRISTOL The Fleece 09

Friday 23 December 2016

Groezrock announce more bands for next year

Belgium’s premiere punk rock festival, Groezrock, has announced a whole host of bands set to appear at next years event. Thrice, H2O, Turning Point, Oathbreaker, Ignite, He Is Legend, Petrol Girls, Bent Life, Skinny Lister, Tim Vantol, and AJJ are the latest names heading to Meerhout in April. They join headliners

Tuesday 16 August 2016

Stream AJJ’s new album, ‘The Bible 2’, in full

Due for release on Friday 19th August via SideOneDummy, AJJ (formerly Andrew Jackson Jihad – changed for obvious reasons) are streaming their latest full-length, ‘The Bible 2’. The band unveiled each track one by one on their Bandcamp page over the last two weeks, making it available in full late

Thursday 30 June 2016

AJJ reveal ‘Goodbye, Oh Goodbye’ and announce new album

OK Go aren’t the only band who can do one-take videos. AJJ have unveiled the clip for their new track ‘Goodbye, Oh Goodbye’, and it’s a colourful party with cameo appearances by balls, chickens and soylent. The track is the first to appear from their newly announced ‘The Bible 2’,

Friday 04 March 2016

AJJ Cover ‘Reservoir’ by PUP

As part of the Artist on Artist series over at SideOneDummy Records, AJJ covered PUP’s ‘Reservoir’. You can listen to it below: