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From Tuesday 13 February 2024

Laura Jane Grace – ‘Hole In My Head’

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Laura Jane Grace recounted a conversation she had with her daughter in 2018 ahead of undergoing life-altering surgery. The facial feminisation procedure, as part of the singer’s transition, would leave her with a scar on the back of her head. She told

Friday 12 August 2022

LIVE: 2000Trees 2022 – Saturday

After three long, long years away, we’re finally back at our favourite festival. An homage to British and international artists alike, fans and band members are all in agreement that 2000Trees is the best festival in the UK and we couldn’t be happier to see its return. Despite the

Monday 08 March 2021

Punktastic Picks: International Women’s Day 2021

While women should (obviously) be celebrated all year round, March provides us with an entire month during which we have an excuse to scream about our many successes from the rooftops. At Punktastic, we love taking this excuse and running with it at 100mph, so for International

Wednesday 07 October 2020

Laura Jane Grace – ‘Stay Alive’

In a year that’s been full of nasty surprises, it’s incredibly welcome to have something nice happen for once. Enter punk rock legend Laura Jane Grace, who’s just dropped an unannounced solo album of original acoustic songs. ‘Stay Alive’ is an album that in any normal year may never have

Monday 16 September 2019

Reading and Leeds 2019 – Day 1

LIVE: Reading Festival 2019 – Friday

While ‘British Festival Season’ often conjures thoughts of muddy fields, populated almost solely with last-minute welly purchases, this year’s Reading Festival brought only sunshine and across the whole weekend. Pulling from all of Punktastic’s very favourite genres, it’s one of our most anticipated times of

Monday 19 August 2019

Reading & Leeds 2019 Festival Preview

When it comes to world-famous festivals, the UK is blessed with more than a few – and Reading & Leeds is one of the biggest and best there is, not to mention one of the oldest. With a rotation of bands performing across the two sites over three days,

Sunday 01 October 2017

Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace covers The Mountain Goats

Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace has unveiled her rendition of ‘The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton’ by The Mountain Goats. It is taken from an upcoming covers album entitled ‘I Only Listen to The Mountain Goats’. This coincides with Night Vale Presents’ podcast of the same name, where

Thursday 16 February 2017

Lowercase Roses & Laura Jane Grace @ City Winery, Chicago

Monday 21 March 2016

Laura Jane Grace to release ‘Tranny’ memoir

Laura Jane Grace will release a memoir entitled ‘Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout’ on the 15th November 2016. Penned in collaboration with Noisey Editor Dan Ozzi, the book is set to feature personal insights alongside the narrative of her role in punk outfit Against Me!. “The book