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From Sunday 26 November 2017

Apologies, I Have None, Laura Stevenson and more contribute to charity comp

Glasgow based promoters Dammit have compiled together a compilation of forty eight acts. Available for PWYW download on bandcamp, all profits will go towards aiding SAMH, a Scottish mental health charity. It features rarities, new songs, and b-sides from the likes of Laura Stevenson, Kamikaze Girls,

Thursday 16 November 2017

LIVE: Pears / Fair Do’s / Ariel Salad @ The Parish, Huddersfield

The Parish in Huddersfield is one of the UK music scene’s best kept secrets. Despite it being essentially a barn behind a pub, it regularly gets big name bands stopping off for one-offs, and has started to become a regular touring spot even though Leeds and Manchester are both

Sunday 29 October 2017

PEARS and Direct Hit! cover each other’s songs

Both PEARS and Direct Hit! have covered each other’s songs. Premiering on New Noise Magazine, the former band has taken on Direct Hit!’s ‘The World Is Ending (Sorta)’, whilst the latter has covered PEARS’ ‘You’re Boring’. These renditions can be found on both bands’ upcoming split LP ‘Human Movement’,

Sunday 22 October 2017

Direct Hit! and Pears unveil dual video for ‘Blood On Your Tongue’ and ‘Arduous Angel’

Direct Hit! and Pears have released a dual video for the songs ‘Blood On Your Tongue’ and ‘Arduous Angel’. The former is by Direct Hit!, whilst the latter is performed by Pears. The tracks are taken from both bands’ upcoming split LP, ‘Human Movement’, which will be released on the

Aerial Salad premiere gritty young spirited debut album, ‘Roach.’

Manchester punks Aerial Salad are exclusively premiering their upcoming debut album, ‘Roach.’, with us at Punktastic today. ‘Roach.’ is recommended for fans of Jawbreaker and early Green Day. It is injected with an angst ridden vigour, laden with hooks and rawly delivered punk. “I don’t really know what to say about

Monday 16 October 2017

Pears to play Derby headline show with Aerial Salad and Los Fatso Libres

Pears have added another headline show to their forthcoming UK run next month. This one is taking place at The Hairy Dog in Derby on the 6th November with Aerial Salad and Los Fatso Libres. This is one of four headline shows on their UK tour, the rest of the dates

Saturday 14 October 2017

Pears announce Southampton headline show with The Bitter Town Hounds, Sombulance and Captain Trips

Pears have announced that they will be doing one other headline show on their upcoming UK tour. It will be at the Joiners in Southampton on the 31st October with The Bitter Town Hounds, Sombulance and Captain Trips. This will be one of three headline shows around their UK run,

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Pears announce Huddersfield headline show with Fair Do’s and Aerial Salad

Pears have announced that they will be doing another UK headline show around their tour with Rise Against and Sleeping With Sirens this November. The show will take place at The Parish in Huddersfield on the 3rd November with Fair Do’s and Aerial Salad. This will be one of two

Friday 14 April 2017

Frauen confirm shows

Glasgow’s Frauen have confirmed that they’ll be playing a run of shows later this month. The post hardcore punks released their debut album, ‘Unreal City’, earlier this year on Gold Mold Records. APRIL 21 GLASGOW Nice N Sleazy w/ Spectres + Wozniak 22 NEWCASTLE The Head of Steam w/ Threadbear + Parks 23 LEEDS

Monday 03 April 2017

After the Fall confirm UK shows with Fair Do’s

Albany, NY melodic punks After the Fall have recently confirmed that they’ll be going on a short UK run with Manchester’s Fair Do’s later this month. Their latest release is their 2016 compilation, ‘Recollection’, on Bird Attack Records. Meanwhile, Fair Do’s’ most recent record is their debut EP ‘Trying Times’,