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From Wednesday 29 August 2018

Alkaline Trio – ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’

Death, darkness and despair. Since their beginnings in 1996 (yup, it’s really been that long), Alkaline Trio have carved stories of angst, haunting sorrow and failures. Though their punk rock early sound gradually mellowed over the years – who could forget their dramatic turn to the glossy, pop punk

Tuesday 07 August 2018

Alkaline Trio release title track from upcoming album

Chicago punk rockers Alkaline Trio have shared the title track from the upcoming ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’ – their ninth studio album, and first since ‘My Shame Is True’ was released over five years ago. Check out the video below. ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’ is set for release on CD/Digital on

Tuesday 24 July 2018

Alkaline Trio Rise From The Dead

For the best part of three years there has been a lingering sense of doubt, manifesting in a sensation akin to an itch you just canā€™t quite scratch, as to the future of Alkaline Trio. Would Matt Skiba taking up the reins in Tom DeLonge-less Blink 182

Saturday 13 January 2018

Alkaline Trio announce limited edition live album, ‘Past Live’

Alkaline Trio have announced that they will be releasing a new limited edition live album, entitled ‘Past Live’. It is a recording of their four discography shows at the Metro in Chicago in 2014, where they played all eight of their albums in full. The performances were recorded both visually

Thursday 27 October 2016

This day anything goes: A Halloween playlist

Thursday 10 December 2015

Interview: Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio / in the Emergency Room)

It’s been a busy year for Dan Andriano. Seemingly addicted to touring,Ā Alkaline Trio completedĀ the touring cycle for 2013’s storming return to form, ‘My Shame is True’, holed themselves up rehearsing all eight of their studio albums and then hit the road again on the ‘Past Lives tour. After playing

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Alkaline Trio announce Album Shows

Oh America! You are so lucky! Alkaline Trio are performing all 8 of their albums over 4 nights of shows in LA, Chicago and Brooklyn (4 nights in each city). The albums will be performed in chronological order, 2 per night. Pre-sale tix for LA, Chicago + Brooklyn

Tuesday 20 May 2014

Alkaline Trio and Bayside @ The Forum, London

It’s no real lie that we’ve been big Trio fans at Punktastic over the years. Most of us got hit at the right age by the first few records, and their tour with Bayside sees the band out supporting their finest record in years in ‘My Shame Is True’. We

Thursday 01 May 2014

Two Exclusive Alkaline Trio Sessions Now Online

Last week we caught Alkaline Trio live in London, and they performed two songs for us acoustic before their show! Check them out below…

Tuesday 15 April 2014

Anticipated: 2014 Q2 Live

We may or may not have left our most anticipated gigs of the second quarter of the year a week late deliberately, with Brand New smashing London a new one previously skewing our list a bit. Still, there’s most of the three months left and loads more gigs and