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Every Time I Die – ‘Radical’

It’s been a long, long time since we last got a full length album from Buffalo hardcore legends Every Time I Die – five years to be exact – but that wait is finally over. After sharing their first taste of new music towards the end of a

Monday 03 February 2020

While She Sleeps, Every Time I Die @ O2 Academy Brixton

Friday 31 January 2020

LIVE: While She Sleeps / Every Time I Die / Vein @ O2 Academy Brixton

As a headliner, picking support bands must be a tricky process. You want someone who will put in a solid performance and get the crowd warmed up, but not someone who will upstage you. Brave, then, for British melodic metalcore favourites While She Sleeps to have chosen these fucking

Friday 22 November 2019

The end of a decade: The most important bands of the past 10 years

2019 is rapidly drawing to a close, which means – somehow – the end of a decade is upon us. The alternative scene has provided us with so much value over the past 10 years, so much so that the Punktastic team couldn’t help but take a moment to reflect

Tuesday 01 October 2019

Punktastic Presents: Playlist – October ’19

Judging by the way the country is going, this may well be the last issue of this article. We’ll be sailing down a river of dog dirt without an oar. The power grid will be knocked out, forcing us into a modern day Middle Ages. Roads will become gridlocked

Friday 23 August 2019

Knocked Loose – A Different Shade Of Blue

Knocked Loose is a name that everyone in metal and hardcore knows. A few years ago nobody had a clue who they were at all – now their name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue. The hype train left the station at record speed and the band started

Monday 19 August 2019

2000Trees Festival 2019 – Saturday

2000trees: Every Time I Die

LIVE: 2000Trees Festival 2019 – Saturday

2000trees is advertised as being a ‘medium’ sized festival, but while medium can suggest mediocrity be misconstrued as ‘average’, nothing about the scorching weekend feels mediocre. With alternative fans from all of the country coming together to celebrate our special scene, 2000trees pens itself as one of the best

Monday 15 July 2019

While She Sleeps announce 2020 tour with Every Time I Die

After both playing triumphant sets at this year’s 2000trees over the last weekend, Sheffield metalcore greats While She Sleeps will be bringing the legendary Every Time I Die to Europe on their biggest tour yet next January. Additional support on the tour will come from Boston’s Vein, with the nine-date