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From Tuesday 27 February 2024

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes & The Mysterines @ The Roundhouse, London

Monday 02 January 2023

Live: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes @ The Underworld

The Underworld is the heart of the alternative music scene in London, and for good reason. As you clamber down the steps into the depths of its basement, you can’t help but appreciate the worn walls and dim lighting – a place fitting for punk rock. Frank

Friday 23 September 2022

LIVE: Leeds Festival 2022: Saturday

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

Wednesday 29 June 2022

Download Festival 2022 – Friday

LIVE: Download Festival 2022 – Friday

It’s been three long years since we’ve been able to grace Download Festival at its full capacity, and we are delighted to finally have it back in 2022. All four stages, countless amazing bands, beautiful sunshine and tens of thousands of eager, smiley, energetic and ever-so-slightly drunk rock

Thursday 14 October 2021

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – ‘Sticky’

At what point do you stop talking about Frank Carter’s previous ventures pre-Rattlesnakes? After three records they are headlining bigger festivals and playing to bigger crowds than Pure Love and Gallows ever did combined. That isn’t to diminish the achievements of either band, but you do feel

Tuesday 14 September 2021

LIVE: Reading Festival 2021 – Friday

Dust off your bucket hats and unearth your favourite pot of biodegradable glitter because after two long years away, Reading Festival and its northern counterpart are back from the grave. With a lineup that saw more changes than the bar has poured pints over the years, it was finally

Wednesday 30 June 2021

LIVE: Download Festival Pilot 2021 – Friday

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

Thursday 10 June 2021

Self Care Club Presents: Collab Playlist – June ’21

The sun is out, we’re in a reduced lockdown (sort of), and gigs are starting to come back. Although we’re not quite back to normality, it feels like we’re close – or at least, closer than we have been for eighteen long months. So with that in mind, we’ve

Thursday 20 February 2020

LIVE: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes / HO99O9 @ Alexandra Palace

When looking at ticket websites ahead of tonight’s show, they all said one thing. ‘Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Alexandra Palace: SOLD OUT’. And it’s about time. Having been a part of three major bands, Frank Carter has become a true British punk icon – who can ever forget