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The Rocket Summer – ‘Shadowkasters’

Texas native Bryce Avary has been in the game far longer than you think. With his debut record turning twenty this past February, Avary is no stranger to switching up styles as the years go on. Born from alt-rock punk and slowly embracing more alt-pop elements, it’s made for

Tuesday 17 December 2019

Top 25 Albums of the Year

Monday 02 December 2019

The end of a decade: The most unmissable albums of the past 10 years

Every decade has its defining sound. In the 90s, you had Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’, while the 2000s brought us Blink 182’s ‘Enema Of The State’, Slipknot’s ‘Iowa’ and My Chemical Romance’s ‘Welcome to the Black Parade’ – so it’s only fitting that the current decade has plenty of albums of

Tuesday 20 August 2019

Mood Board: The Rocket Summer

Friday 02 August 2019

The Rocket Summer – ‘Sweet Shivers’

There is beauty in simplicity, and many artists seem content to follow the age-old philosophy of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. You could name a dozen chart-topping musicians who have made a career out of playing it safe through pumping out record after record in

Thursday 01 August 2019

Punktastic Presents: Playlist – August ’19

You may have noticed over the last six months that we’ve been releasing monthly playlists, full of killer recommendations from Team Punktastic. Like you, we’re lovers of music and sharing our love is a big part of that. It’s all well and good telling you to listen to them.

Friday 07 July 2017

The Rocket Summer debuts new single ‘Gone Too Long’

Singer-songwriter Bryce Avary continues to showcase The Rocket Summer knack for writing catchy tunes with ‘Gone Too Long’. “Sometimes I’ll hear a song or smell a certain smell or just some sort of deja vu moment happens and it causes a sense of missing something that’s deep within me but I can’t really put

Wednesday 06 April 2016

The Rocket Summer announces one-off solo UK headline show

The Rocket Summer’s Bryce Avary will be playing a special UK solo show on the 27th May ahead of his stint at Slam Dunk Festival. Tickets for the show, taking place at London’s Barfly, go on sale on Friday, with pre-sale and VIP tickets available now. The Rocket

Wednesday 11 November 2015

LIVE: Warped Tour UK @ Alexandra Palace, London

Alternative music lovers in the UK have been lusting after Warped Tour for over a decade now, dreaming of the days when we could all afford to go to America and watch the array of bands that take part in the summer roadtrip across the States. After a brief

Friday 06 November 2015

The Rocket Summer stream new track, ‘Same Air’

The Rocket Summer have unveiled their new track, ‘Same Air’, via Diffuser. “I wanted to make a record that sounded like doors being kicked in and bombs going off,” Bryce Avary tells the magazine, speaking of his drastic shift in sound. It makes the first release from the yet-to-be-named