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From Wednesday 26 April 2017

Darko share video for ‘Just a Short Line’

Guildford punks Darko have released their new video for ‘Just a Short Line’. The song itself is taken from their debut album, ‘Bonsai Mammoth’, which was released earlier this year on Lockjaw Records (UK), Torch of Hope (JAP) and Bird Attack Records (US).

Monday 06 March 2017

Tragical History Tour announces UK tour

Tragical History Tour, aka Derrick Johnston, will be going out on a UK tour this April. The folk punk artist will also be releasing his upcoming new single, ‘Come on Home, Hero’, on one-sided white flexi 7″, limited CD and digitally on the 14th April via Make That a Take

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Darko ‘Bonsai Mammoth’

‘Life Forms’ is a delicate start to a punk rock album but the ferocious dual guitar and punching drums quickly bring about the musical substance fit for a narrative that is surmised by ‘I don’t wanna be a part of it, I don’t fucking care’, an ode to the

Monday 23 January 2017

Darko confirm UK shows and stream new track, ‘Set in Our Ways’

Guildford punks Darko have announced a number of UK shows for the next few months. The shows will be in support of their upcoming debut album, ‘Bonsai Mammoth’, which will be released on the 3rd February through Bird Attack Records (US), Lockjaw Records (UK) and Torch of Hope (Japan). You

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Screech Bats seek contact with extra terrestrial life in debut video for ‘E.T.’

London punks Screech Bats are exclusively premiering their sci-fi enamoured debut video for ‘E.T.’ with us at Punktastic. “For our first video we wanted to keep things simple and DIY,” state the band, who feature Hearts Under Fire members Lexi Clark and Kit Reeve. “We genuinely have such a laugh

Sunday 08 January 2017

Darko unveil video for new track, ‘Hiraeth’

Guildford band Darko exclusively premiered their video for the song ‘Hiraeth’ on Punknews. This is the first track to be released from their forthcoming debut album, ‘Bonsai Mammoth’, which will be released on the 3rd February through Bird Attack Records (US), Lockjaw Records (UK) and Torch of Hope Records (Japan).

Wednesday 07 December 2016

Darko announce debut album, ‘Bonsai Mammoth’

Guildford melodic hardcore punks Darko have announced the release of their debut album, ‘Bonsai Mammoth’. The release will be handled by Bird Attack Records (US), Lockjaw Records (UK) and Torch of Hope Records (Japan), with a release due for the 3rd February 2017. For more up to date info about

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Watch ‘Canthus Viewpoints’, the new video from Darko

While on a recent trip to Japan, the excellent Darko recorded a video for ‘Canthus Viewpoints’. It follows the release of a Japanese only compilation, ‘The Beards and Before’. Today we are bringing you an exclusive look at that video below. “Some things just stay with you” explains vocalist Dan

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Darko share video for ‘In The Company Of Wolves’

Darko have unveiled the video for new track ‘In The Company Of Wolves’. The particularly DIY clip sees the band plagued by giant creatures as they (also giant) play through the track. It’s as brilliant as it sounds, yes. The song appears on the Lockjaw Records charity compilation, ‘

Tuesday 09 February 2016

LIVE: Giants / Create To Inspire / Kid Brother / Darko @ 02 Islington Academy, London

It’s Tuesday night in Islington, London and set right in the middle of a small shopping centre is the venue that will be playing host to the second date of a co-headline tour between two Essex based outfits, Giants and Create To Inspire. Both bands have recently signed with