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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,

Sunday 22 October 2017

Wonk Unit share demo for ‘Xmas in a Crackhouse’

London punks Wonk Unit recently shared a demo of their new song, ‘Xmas in a Crackhouse’. The official version will be featured on the band’s upcoming new album, ‘She Goose’, which will be released next year in April 2018. It will follow their 2016 fifth album ‘Mr. Splashy’ on TNS

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 09 October 2017

Book Yer Ane Fest XI add more bands

Dundee based punk fest Book Yer Ane Fest have announced the second wave of acts for its eleventh edition. Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart, Billy Liar, Coral Springs, Deceit, Good Friend, Goodbye Blue Monday, The Hostiles, Loaded 45, Lovers Turn to Monsters, The Kimberly Steaks, The Murderburgers, On a Hiding to

Wednesday 20 September 2017

Wonk Unit to re-release ‘Nervouse Racehorse’ in vinyl

London punks Wonk Unit have announced that they will be releasing their 2014 fourth album ‘Nervous Racehorse’ on vinyl for the first time ever. It will be released on the 20th October via TNS Records. Last year the band released their fifth album ‘Mr. Splashy’ via Plasterer Records, TNS Records

Thursday 14 September 2017

Don Blake confirm shows

Bolton pop punks Don Blake have confirmed some shows for later this month. In June they released their latest EP ‘Blake District’ on Round Dog Records. SEPTEMBER 26 MANCHESTER Fallow Cafe w/ Shaded, Weapon Dogs, Threads + The Strays 29 DUNDEE Conroy’s Basement* w/ Lachance 30 ABERDEEN O’Neill’s* w/ Cold Years 31 SUNDERLAND The Museum

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Vanilla Pod, Pints, The Kimberly Steaks and more to play KTC all-dayer

London punk promoters KTC have announced that they will be putting on an all-dayer at the New Cross Inn in London on Saturday 23rd September. Vanilla Pod, Pints, The Kimberly Steaks, Pizzatramp, Natterers, Misgivings, Müg, Brocker, On a Hiding to Nothing, Werecats, Nietzsche Trigger Finger, Strange Places and Fast Fade

Sunday 20 August 2017

Don Blake release new video for ‘Lurking’

Bolton pop punks Don Blake have released a new video for ‘Lurking’. The track is featured on their latest EP ‘Blake District’, which was released in June via Round Dog Records. The band are also playing the following shows with Paper Rifles. SEPTEMBER 29 DUNDEE Conroy’s Basement 30 ABERDEEN O’Neill’s w/ Cold Years +

Thursday 27 April 2017

The Kimberly Steaks are singing songs you wish you’d written yourself

(As part of their promotion of WonkFest, Wonk Unit’s Alex Johnson is our POV guest editor for the week.) I met Greig (the same time we met Fraser from the Murderburgers) at the Spirit Bar in Glasgow, in the first year of our Wonk. Man, could the boy

Monday 15 June 2015

The Murderburgers and The Kimberly Steaks announce UK tour

Two brilliant Scottish pop-punk bands – The Murderburgers and The Kimberly Steaks – are touring the UK in July. Starting with the Summerpunks Mini-Fest in Dundee, and ending with Wonkfest in London, they’re covering a huge chunk of the UK. Check out the dates below: