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Pipedream announce final show

Pipedream have confirmed the details for their final show as a band. The Cardiff emo/indie rockers recently announced that they would be parting ways after a six year career which featured a number of tours, several EPs and their 2016 debut album, ‘Secret Beach’, on Dog Knights Productions. The show is

New American Football video for ‘My Instincts Are the Enemy’

American Football premiered their new video for ‘My Instincts Are the Enemy’ at NPR. The song is featured on the band’s second self-titled album, which was released last year on Polyvinyl Recordings. They will also be playing the following UK and Irish shows this September. SEPTEMBER 01 BRIGHTON Concorde 2 02 MANCHESTER Albert

Splurge release new video for ‘Stow Away’

London/Brighton emo punk duo Splurge have shared a new video for ‘Stow Away’ with Already Heard. The song is taken from the band’s second EP, ‘Mood Swings’, which was released last week on Honeypot Records. All profits from purchasing the record will go towards aiding mental health charity MIND.

On the awful Manchester arena attack

The BBC have all the latest developments¬†and emergency contact information for the awful attack in Manchester Arena last night. There’s not much to say on this terrible and sad news, except that everyone here at Punktastic is thinking of the victims, families and friends who have been affected. We stand

Monday 22 May 2017

Enter Shikari release new track ‘Supercharge’

Enter Shikari have released their latest track ‘Supercharge’, featuring Big Narstie. The follow up to the super heavy ‘Hoodwinker’, the song heads in a completely different direction with grime and electronic influences. The band are due to play at Slam Dunk Festival this weekend, playing ‘Take To The Skies’ in

The Burnt Tapes to play UK shows with Shinjoku Riot and Wayfairer

London based punks The Burnt Tapes have confirmed that they’ll be playing a few UK shows starting next week with Shinjoku Riot and Wayfairer. The dates will be in support of their upcoming third EP, ‘Alterations’, which will be released on the 2nd June via Lockjaw Records, Umlaut Records and

Slowcoaches announce UK tour

Slowcoaches have announced that they will be going on a UK tour this October and November. Preceding this tour, the band will also be playing End of the Road Festival in Dorset, which takes place from the 31st August to the 3rd September. Last year, the London indie punks released their

Amplifier to release sixth album, ‘Trippin’ With Dr. Faustus’

Amplifier have announced the release of their upcoming sixth album, ‘Trippin’ With Dr. Faustus’. Following up their 2014 fifth album ‘Mystoria’, the Manchester alt/prog rockers will be releasing the record on the 30th June via Rockosmos. You can view the lyric video for the first single, ‘Kosmos’, below.

Of Mice and Men share video for new song, ‘Back to Me’

Of Mice and Men have unveiled a video for their new song, ‘Back to Me’. Following their last single ‘Unbreakable’, it provides insight into the band’s yet to be titled follow up to their 2016 fourth album, ‘Cold World’. The band will be returning to the UK on the 10th June

Pallas unveil self-titled debut album

Pallas have premiered their upcoming self-titled debut album at Clrvynt. The Atlanta post punks will be releasing the record this Friday 26th May via Drop Medium Records. photo: Ashby Blackburn

Loom to support Black Peaks on UK shows

Loom have confirmed that they’ll be playing three UK shows with Black Peaks in July. The Leamington Spa trio released their self-titled debut album earlier this month on Silent Cult Records. JULY 04 EDINBURGH La Belle Angele 05 STOKE ON TRENT Sugarmill 06 TUNBRIDGE WELLS Forum

PUNKTASTIC PRESENTS: Face To Face live in the UK

We are pleased to announce we will be sponsoring the UK leg of the upcoming tour from punk legends, Face To Face. The band will be over in the summer for a handful of dates, which include Rebellion Festival, and a monumental London show alongside Pennywise, Good Riddance, and Teenage

Code Orange unleash video for ‘Bleeding In The Blur’

Code Orange have unleashed a video for ‘Bleeding In The Blur’. The track is taken from their latest album, ‘Forever’, which was released earlier this year via Roadrunner Records. Code Orange will be back in the UK next month for a headline date in Brighton on June 8, before heading

Ufomammut share new track, ‘Warsheep’

Italian powerhouse, Ufomammut, have unveiled a new track, ‘Warsheep’. It is taken from their forthcoming release, ‘8’, which is is due via Neurot Recordings on September 22, and is available to pre-order now. Check out the new video for ‘Warsheep’ below.  

The Family share video for ‘My Kind Of Scum’

The Family have unveiled a video for their new single, ‘My Kind Of Scum’. The track is taken from their new EP, ‘Welcome To The Family’, which is available digitally now.

Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, and more announced for the ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire tour’ 2017

Reel Big Fish and Anti-Flag are among the names announced for this year’s ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire’ UK tour. They will be joined by Mad Caddies and Sweet Little Machine for the tour, which kicks off on November 11 in Manchester. Tickets go on sale May 24, and are

Ricky Eat Acid shares video for ‘Nice To See You’

Ricky Eat Acid has released a video for ‘Nice To See You’. It comes with the unveiling of a new remix EP, which is available now via Terrible Records.¬†  

Arcane Roots share new single, ‘Matter’

Arcane Roots have unveiled a brand new single, ‘Matter’. It comes with their announcement of the trio’s forthcoming album, ‘Melancholia Hymns’, which is released on September 15th. Following their appearances at Truck Festival, and Reading and Leeds, the band will head out on a UK tour later this year, which you

Boris confirm UK/Ireland dates

Japanese noise rockers Boris have confirmed that they’ll be playing a few UK and Irish shows as part of their wider European tour this summer. The band will be releasing their twenty third album, ‘Dear’, on the 14th July via Sargent House and Daymare Recordings. AUGUST 13 IEPER, BE Ieperfest 19 BRISTOL ArcTanGent

Red Fang release new video for ‘Cut It Short’

Red Fang recently unveiled their new video for ‘Cut It Short’. The song is featured on the Portland stoner metallers’ fourth album, ‘Only Ghosts’, which was released last year on Relapse Records. The band will also be playing the following UK shows next month. JUNE 10 GUILDFORD The Boileroom 11 DONNINGTON Download Festival

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