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From Wednesday 13 March 2024

NOFX announce two London shows at O2 Academy Brixton

As legendary punk rock band NOFX wind up their time on this planet after 40 years, Fat Mike and co. have announced two very special London shows at O2 Academy Brixton on Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 June 2024. These dates will see the band play three

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Cercle Social Records to reissue Way Out’s self-titled EP

Our friends at Cercle Social Records have announced they will be reissuing Providence post punk band Way Out’s self titled EP. Originally released in 2015, the label will release a limited cassette pressing on June 10, which will serve as a precursor to a new EP, ‘Arc Of Descent’,

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Crooked Little Sons and Arizona Law heading out on tour

Crooked Little Sons and Arizona Law, two hard working punk rock bands from the South West, are heading out on tour together later this month and into April. “Really looking forward to getting back out on the road again next month, I’d say it’s the best part of being in a

Wednesday 24 September 2014

&U&I, More Dangerous Animal and Body Hound to play London

Punktastic are proud to sponsor the Brain Wave promoted return of &U&I for their first London headline date in a very long time. Rising from the ashes of the excellent Blakfish, the Birmingham based three-piece have been mesmerising crowds at 2000 Trees and Arctangent this summer – including

Monday 30 June 2014

End of an era as Tom Aylott leaves Punktastic, new Editor Ben Tipple starts today

Sad news today from all of us at Punktastic HQ, as after half a decade of working with us, Tom Aylott is stepping down as Editor and leaving Punktastic to work on new projects. Ben Tipple, a staff writer for many years and more recently the manager of our brilliant

Monday 17 March 2014


From our new US Editor, Maryam Hassan: For me the most important part of working at Punktastic is helping people out. Whether giving new and undiscovered bands the publicity they deserve, sharing new music and features, putting on shows where people get to play to a great crowd, or