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The news for Wednesday 25 November 2015

Our reaction to the first Slam Dunk 2016 announcement

This morning, Slam Dunk Festival orgnisers have confirmed Panic! At The Disco as their tenth anniversary headliners, joined by Of Mice & Men, New Found Glory, Four Year Strong and more. It’s a pretty solid announcement, as far as we are concerned. Although Panic! may raise some eyebrows, they’ve proven

The Xcerts post demo version of ‘Kids On Drugs’

The Xcerts have shared the original demo version of ‘Kids On Drugs’, a later version of which would eventually appear on their ‘There Is Only You’ LP. The demo will appear on their ‘Live Like This’ EP alongside a demo version of ‘Waste Away’, the title-track single and two previously

Every Time I Die announce rescheduled UK dates

Having postponed their recent UK dates due to the Paris attacks, Every Time I Die have confirmed the rescheduled shows. The band will follow their recently announced appearance at Slam Dunk Festival at the end of May 2016 with their London takeover. They will play four different sets across four

Ducking Punches sign to Xtra Mile and stream new track

Our long-time pals Ducking Punches have signed to Xtra Mile Recordings for the release of their third full-length, ‘Fizzy Brain’. Starting life as Dan Allen’s solo endeavour, the band is now a fully-fledged quintet. They’ve enjoyed stings at Download Festival, Reading and Leeds, Groezrock and FEST, as well as supporting

While She Sleeps confirm run of UK DIY shows

Continuing their mission to find new and interesting ways to get their music across to fans, While She Sleeps have confirmed a run of intimate DIY shows across the UK in March. The band will play some unconventional tour venues, starting in Mansfield on the 16th and ending in Doncaster

Speak Low If You Speak Love announces short UK run

Pure Noise Records signee Speak Low If You Speak Love will head over the UK for three dates at the end of January. Taking to stages in London, Birmingham and Manchester, he will be joined by Boston Manor and WSTR. JANUARY 2016 29 LONDON Upstairs @

Worth Taking Stream Track Ahead Of New Album

San Francisco’s Pop Punks Worth Taking are streaming ‘This One’s For You’, from the band’s forthcoming LP, ‘Hangman’. The sophomore album is scheduled for an early 2016 release. Worth Taking Facebook

Paper + Plastick Release The Run Up’s New EP For Charity

Paper + Plastick Records have teamed up with Bristol Melodic Punks The Run Up to offer the band’s new EP for donation. ‘Scared of Everything’ is a five song affair – and 100% of the proceeds from the EP will be going to good causes in Northern France.

Moving Mountains and Prawn stream new split

Moving Mountains and Prawn are streaming their new split release over at Stereogum. It features two new tracks from each band, and is released on November 27th via Triple Crown Records. Pre-orders are still available now, and you can stream the whole release by clicking the link

The Winter Passing announce January UK tour dates

Irish indie-punks The Winter Passing will be touring the UK in January, joined by Losing Sleep. The band will be celebrating the recent release of the brilliant ‘A Different Space Of Mind’, available now via 6131 Records and FITA Records. The tour will begin in London on the 15th January

The Barnett Brothers (Menzingers / Captain We’re Sinking) announce UK tour

Greg Barnett of The Menzingers and Bobby Barnett of Captain We’re Sinking will be touring the UK together for an acoustic run in January 2016. Yep, you read that right. JANUARY 2016 14 NORWICH Owl Sanctuary 15 LEEDS Brudenell Social Club 16 GLASGOW 13th Note 17 MANCHESTER Star & Garter 19 NEWPORT Le Pub 20 SOUTHAMPTON Joiners 21

Listen to FIDLAR perform three live tracks on BBC Radio 1

Last night, the absolutely brilliant FIDLAR joined Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1 for a three track performance, offering new single ‘Drone, ’40oz On Repeat’ and a cover of ‘LODI’ by Creedence Clearwater Revival to the masses. If you haven’t joined the FIDLAR bandwagon yet, here’s

The King Blues return to support Enter Shikari on UK tour

The King Blues are back. Revealed via Kerrang!, more details are expected to be revealed in next week’s print issue. That said, The King Blues have confirmed that they will join Enter Shikari and The Wonder Years on tour next year. Enter Shikari, The Wonder Years and The

Gorilla Biscuits announce extra London show at The Dome

While in the UK for Together Fest with Modern Life Is War, and Touche Amore next year, iconic NYHC band Gorilla Biscuits have added a second London show. It will take place at The Dome in Tuffnell Park on March 7th, and will be a no-barrier show with a

Behemoth release trailer for ‘Live at The BBC’

Polish extreme metal band Behemoth have announced details of the forthcoming ‘Live at The BBC/Maida Vale Studios’ release, along with a video trailer. It was recorded for Daniel P. Carter’s Rock Show last December, and almost exactly a year to the day, will be released on CD and Vinyl

108 post cryptic video announcing their return

Legendary hardcore band 108 have posted a short, cryptic video announcing their return. The video shows a snippet of music, along with sections of the U.S highlighted, hinting at possible live shows, and that something will be announced for May 2016.  108 were a key band during the rise

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Turnspit Announce New EP

Chicago wistful-twang-punk superstars Turnspit have announced details of their debut EP over on Facebook. ‘I Wonder If They’re Happy’ will be out on 11th of December in time for their show with The Lawrence Arms. You can buy a copy there or over on bandcamp. Track-listing is as follows: 1.

Whisky Stain Are Latest Session From Live At The Lab

Rock duo Whisky Stain are the latest act to be filmed in session for Live At The Lab. As ever, the audio is available from the sessions Bandcamp page.

Xtra Mile Recordings announce Xmas Xtravaganza

Xtra Mile Recordings have announced their Xmas Xtravaganza, headlined by To Kill A King. The Leeds via London five-piece will be joined by long-time Punktastic favourite Rob Lynch, as well as Oxygen Thief’s side-project Non Canon, with more to be confirmed. The event will take place on the 17th December

Witchcraft stream new track ‘The Outcast’

Long-running doom band Witchcraft have unveiled their new track ‘The Outcast’. It is the first to be taken from their forthcoming album ‘Nucleus’, and will be released on 7″ as a precursor to the album, with a cover of Nirvana track ‘Even In His Youth’ as the b-side. The

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