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The news for Monday 24 August 2020

IDLES Announce UK & Ireland Tour, Free Tickets for Key Workers

Photo credit: Paul Hudson IDLES have announced dates for their upcoming UK & Ireland tour, and with it, free tickets for key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Bristol group, who insist they are “not a f**king punk band”, announced the tour over

Saturday 15 August 2020

iDKHOW announce debut album ‘Razzmatazz’

It’s been a long time coming but iDKHOW (or I Don’t Know How But They Found Me) have finally announced their debut album, ‘Razzmatazz’ set for release on October 16. After a string of exceptional singles and an EP released shortly after the band’s emergence in 2018, fans of the

Sunday 26 July 2020

Movements announce second album, ‘No Good Left to Give’

Movements fans, pop September 18th in your diaries because the band’s second album, ‘No Good Left to Give’ is coming your way via Fearless Records. The announcement comes with the band’s latest single, ‘Dont Give Up Your Ghost’, and its accompanying animated video. It’s been a long wait since the

Monday 06 July 2020

Hidden Mothers announce self-titled debut EP

After a stunning first single released back in June of 2019, the year-long wait for new Hidden Mothers music is finally over and not only have we been treated to a follow up single ‘Beneath, to the Earth’, but we have a release date for the EP, too. ‘Hidden Mothers’

Thursday 18 June 2020

Lonely the Brave release follow up single ‘Distant Light’

After the roaring success of Lonely the Brave’s comeback single, ‘Bound’, you’d be forgiven for wondering whether the follow up could possibly stand up to it. It was the first track featuring new vocalist Jack Bennett and it. Was. Phenomenal. Now we can finally relax and put aside any fears,

Friday 29 May 2020

The Lawrence Arms announce first record in six years

A welcome tonic to life in lockdown, Chicago punks The Lawrence Arms have announced the release of their first record in six years. ‘Skeleton Coast’ – the band’s seventh LP – will be released on July 17 via Epitaph Records, and marks the first new material

Thursday 23 April 2020

Out Of Love join Venn Records for new EP

The UK label Venn Records, ran by well known punks Gallows, have drafted London five-piece Out Of Love to join their glowing roster (Milk Teeth, Marmozets, Bob Vylan). Out Of Love released their First single ‘S.L.U.M.P’ back in February, “a song about how insane

Wednesday 22 April 2020

The Ghost Inside announce self-titled album and first single ‘Aftermath’

Metalcore band The Ghost Inside will release their fifth studio album on June 5th via Epitaph Records. Following 2014’s release ‘Dear Youth’ this will be the first release since their tragic bus accident in 2015. The road to recovery has been extensive both mentally and physically but all things considered, they’ve shown a positive and

Monday 13 April 2020

suitor debut video for ‘Deep Sleep’ exclusively on Punktastic

Since releasing their beautiful debut ‘folklore‘ back in October last year, suitor have been busy. They’ve not only taken the live scene in both Tennessee and Atlanta by storm whilst putting the finishing touches on their anticipated second EP, but they’ve also been working hard on

Tuesday 07 April 2020

Asylums release new single and announce album

These may be turbulent times, but if there’s one thing we can still rely on, it’s new music – and Southend four piece Asylums are more than happy to deliver in the form of stadium-ready new single, ‘A Perfect Life In A Perfect World’. The single and its accompanying video,

Thursday 02 April 2020

Lonely the Brave return with huge new single ‘Bound’

Cambridge’s Lonely the Brave are back after what has felt like forever with their massive new single ‘Bound’. The track is the first to feature new front man Jack Bennett, after the amicable departure of co-founder and original vocalist David Jakes due to health reasons. Any reservations fans may have had

Friday 06 March 2020

wars release two new singles as ‘Chapter One’

Metal fivesome WARS have announced the release of two new singles – ‘Only Monsters’ and ‘A Fog Of Feeling’ – combining them into ‘Chapter One’, a taster of their upcoming album ‘A Hundred Shivers’, set to be released in 2021. ‘Chapter One’ is the first of numerous chapters set to

Thursday 05 March 2020

SMRTDEATH signs to Epitaph Records and releases new track ‘Back With Me’

Making a name for himself through his genre-bending emo/rap, SMRTDEATH (aka Mike Skwark) has signed to Epitaph Records ahead of the release of new track ‘Back With Me’, a hook laden and 808-fuelled emo-rap anthem about missing a relationship despite its toxicity.  About signing to Epitaph, SMRTDEATH has to

Monday 24 February 2020

Slam Dunk Festival announce final Jagermeister Stage lineup

This morning, Slam Dunk Festival has revealed the two acts completing the incredible Jägermeister Stage line up: Counterparts and Blood Youth. These two up and comers join Refused, Your Demise, Stray From The Path, Comeback Kid and Deez Nuts, as well as headliners While She Sleeps, to make one hell of a stage for fans of the heavier side

Thursday 06 February 2020

THICK release video for album title track ‘5 Years Behind’

Ahead of the release of their punk-led, pop-infused album ‘5 Years Behind’ on March 6, Brooklyn trio THICK release the first single and title track, along with accompanying video. “It’s about how we always feel five years behind in life, at least as far as the expectations of the world

Boston Manor announce new album ‘GLUE’ and UK headline tour

It doesn’t feel like such a long time since Boston Manor unleashed ‘Welcome to the Neighbourhood‘ on the world, but yesterday saw a surprise announcement of brand new record, ‘GLUE’, due May 1st. Reluctant to do things by half, the announcement comes with a full track listing, some fun

Monday 03 February 2020

Asylums release video for new single ‘Catalogue Kids’

Fresh from their latest tour supporting the legendary Iggy Pop, Southend based alt-rock band Asylums return with new single ‘Catalogue Kids.’ “Catalogue Kids is the thematic microcosm to our new album. I became a father during the writing and recording of the album, as I contemplated this awesome new responsibility

Wednesday 22 January 2020

More than 40 bands added in 2000trees first wave

It’s the announcement we’ve all been waiting for, and what better thing to brighten hump day Wednesday than the first wave of bands for 2000trees 2020? With 42 new bands joining previously announced Thursday headliners Jimmy Eat World, there are plenty of reasons to get really (really, really) excited about

Tuesday 21 January 2020

Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson to do rare meet and greet in Birmingham this Thursday

This Thursday 23rd January, Slipknot Guitarist Mick Thomson will be doing an exclusive meet and greet and signing at GuitarGuitar in Birmingham starting at 6pm ahead of the band’s evening performance. With no paid VIP meet and greet packages in sight, this is an extremely rare opportunity for Slipknot fans – particularly

Wednesday 08 January 2020

Twin Atlantic release live video recording of ‘Novocaine’

Ahead of the release of their highly anticipated new album ‘POWER’ on January 24th, Twin Atlantic have added to their repertoire of live videos recorded at their studio, Bongo Land. Along with new track ‘Barcelona’, fans can now also watch a live recording of the album’s debut single ‘Novocaine’,

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