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LIVE: Converge / Terror / Sect / Fange @ The Ritz, Manchester

Being the opening act for a seminal, vastly influential band like Converge must be beyond nerve-wracking. Being that act on just a couple of weeks’ notice because the original opener pulled out last minute, doubly so. With that in mind, fair play to Fange for getting up there and

Tuesday 09 January 2018

Terror sign to Nuclear Blast Records

Terror have announced that they have signed to Nuclear Blast Records for their European releases. The band are currently working on their upcoming eighth album, which will be released later this summer through the label in Europe, with Pure Noise Records handling the rest of the world. It will follow

Friday 08 September 2017

LIVE: Ieperfest 2017 @ Ypres, Belgium

Here at Punktastic, we’ve always been big fans of mainland European festivals. While extra the cost of travel can be stressful, the payoff is usually worth it in the end, especially since our equivalent of Ieperfest, Hevy Fest, no longer exists. Thankfully, Ieper is one of the most accommodating

Sunday 27 August 2017

Madball announce split with Wisdom in Chains, ‘Family Biz’

Madball have announced that they will be releasing a split EP entitled ‘Family Biz’ with Wisdom in Chains. It will be released on the 25th September via Nuclear Blast Records. Madball’s contribution to the split, ‘For the Cause’, also happens to be the title track for their upcoming new

Friday 04 August 2017

Our Guide to Ieperfest 2017

Thursday 13 July 2017

Terror release music video for ‘Kill ‘Em Off’

LA hardcore titans Terror have released a music video for ‘Kill ‘Em Off’ which is taken from their recent EP ‘The Walls Will Fall’. ‘The Walls Will Fall’ is available now via Pure Noise Records

Saturday 24 June 2017

Hatebreed unleash new video for ‘Seven Enemies’ plus London headline show

Hatebreed recently unfurled their new video for ‘Seven Enemies’. The song is featured on the band’s seventh album, ‘The Concrete Confessional’, which was released last year on Nuclear Blast Records. The band also recently announced that they will be playing a headline show at the O2 Forum in London on the

Tuesday 02 May 2017

Terror – ‘The Walls Will Fall’

A punchy follow up to 2015’s full length ‘The 25th Hour’, ‘The Walls Will Fall’ delivers a fast-paced, breakdown laden series of songs, and the five piece sound just as young and angry as they always have, despite having 15 years as Terror under their belts. Clocking in at just 9 minutes

Saturday 22 April 2017

Terror stream new EP, ‘The Walls Will Fall’

Terror are streaming their new EP, ‘The Walls Will Fall’. It is released April 28 via Pure Noise Records, and is available to pre-order now. Take a listen in full below.  

Tuesday 11 April 2017

Arkangel, Cough, Gorguts and more join Ieperfest Line up

Ieperfest, have added 9 more bands to the 25th anniversary edition of the festival. Arkangel, Cough, Desolated, The FU’s, Gorguts, Link, Valley, Walls Of Jericho, and The Welch Boys are latest additions to the festival. They join Anti-System, Bathsheba, Harley’s Cro-Mag’s, Booze and Glory, are among the names that will