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From Saturday 10 June 2023

LIVE: Slam Dunk Festival 2023 @ Hatfield Park

Sold-out and stacked with some huge names, 2023 marked the now iconic Slam Dunk’s biggest event to date. Fans sardined in caused plenty of teething problems on the day, but did the music deliver? Silly question, of course it did. Words: Aaron Jackson and Yasmin Brown

Wednesday 19 April 2023

Enter Shikari – ‘A Kiss For The Whole World’

The measure of a truly great band is how often and how successfully they can completely reinvent their sound. This is something Enter Shikari have been doing since day one; while every one of their albums sounds quintessentially Shikari, each sounds worlds apart from its predecessor. As a result, they’ve

Monday 06 March 2023

LIVE: Enter Shikari @ Outernet

Being a relatively new venue certainly didn’t hold back Outernet as it readied itself to host Enter Shikari. Being three floors below street level does apparently have its advantages, most obviously being the astute absence of light we were plunged into, as silence enveloped the room and

Enter Shikari, Noah Finnce, Blackout Problems @ New Century Hall, Manchester

Saturday 24 September 2022

LIVE: Leeds Festival 2022: Sunday

A staple of British culture and somewhat riddled with controversy, this year’s Leeds festival was set to take a stride forward into new territory. What used to be a lineup filled with primarily rock and indie offerings has morphed in line with the music zeitgeist. Whether part

Leeds Fest 2022 – Sunday

Wednesday 15 December 2021

Enter Shikari, Trash Boat @ Alexandra Palace, London

LIVE: Enter Shikari / Trash Boat / Nova Twins @ Alexandra Palace, London

It’s been quite the week for Enter Shikari. The tour they’ve been holding out for is finally set to kick off but of course what’s a tour without a few hiccups, right? Tonight, not only have main support acts Dinosaur Pile-Up had to pull out due to

Thursday 01 July 2021

LIVE: Download Festival Pilot 2021 – Saturday

It’s been a long, long time since Punktastic have been able to cover live music as we’ve always known it, and to be able to dive back in at the one and only Download Festival is more than we could ever have hoped for. The crowd was smaller, as

Wednesday 15 April 2020

Enter Shikari – ‘Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible’

Is there any success story in the British alternative music scene quite like that of Enter Shikari? These four champions of the underdog, of intensely exciting live performances, of the weird, the wonderful and the fantastic – over the course of the last thirteen years, they’ve become interwoven in