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From Wednesday 22 August 2018

Exclusive video premiere of Suspects single ‘Armageddon And Me’

Here’s an exclusive look at the video for ‘Armageddon And Me’ by punk duo Suspects. Directed by Kana Waiwaiku, it’s a fast-paced visual that takes us on a tour of the band’s hometown of Southend – juxtaposed with striking use of split screen close-ups, it perfectly compliments this hard-hitting,

Thursday 09 March 2017

Hear the new track from Surf Dads, ‘Pinpoint’

Ahead of the release of their debut full-length ‘All Day Breakfast’ on April 7th, we’re excited to share with you ‘Pinpoint’, the new track from Surf Dads. The two-piece from Regina, Saskatchewan play fast and they play loud, with obvious nods to Bully, Cloud Nothings and Weezer. Guitarist and

Thursday 16 February 2017

First play of I Love Your Lifestyle’s new single, ‘Fire’

We’re big fans of Sweden’s emo legends I Love Your Lifestyle over here at Punktastic, and we’re super excited to share the first play of their latest single, ‘Fire’. Appearing on a double A-side single released through Dog Knights Productions, ‘Fire’ is yet another epic, shimmering, energetic emo

Tuesday 17 January 2017

First play: hear songs from the first Death Protector Collective mixtape

Monday 14 March 2016

Listen to an excellent new track from Merrick’s Tusk

Growing up is never easy. No matter how hard we try, there are always people and situations that stand in our way, often for no other reason than to make life difficult for us. Nottingham based emo/rock band, Merrick’s Tusk, have transformed these obstacles into a vehicle for their music, channelling their growing

Monday 07 March 2016

Gillian Carter channel anger and anxiety on new track ‘Rotting’

Florida has always been a proverbial hot-bed for music. From the anthemic punk of Hot Water Music and As Friends Rust, to the passionate hardcore of Culture and Shai Hulud, the Sunshine State has produced some of the greats of our scene. The latest name to add to the

Monday 30 November 2015

First Play of the new track from Pretend Happy

As 2015 draws to a close, its almost time to start looking towards the albums we can expect to hear in the new year. One that is looking to be a favourite already, is Pretend Happy’s debut album ‘Tired Eyes’ in February, and today we are bringing you an

Sunday 22 November 2015

First play of the new track from Southtowne Lanes

Sometimes, wether its the good or the bad, the past can be a tricky thing to deal with. Thankfully, Southtowne Lanes are here to help you realise the beauty in your past with their forthcoming album ‘Give Up The Ghost’, and today we are bringing you the first play

Wednesday 14 October 2015

First play of the new track from Pjaro

The music scene Sheffield has always been a fruitful one. From the Arctic Monkeys to Pulp, and Rolo Tomassi to Nai Harvest, the steel city has provided listening for almost any genre over the years. The latest band you can add to that list is indie-punks Pjaro, and

Thursday 06 August 2015

Hear the debut EP from Wood and Nails

With so much punk history rooted in our fair isle, it’s a great feeling that some British bands are able to keep the spirit alive. While they may not be decked out in safety pins, bondage slacks, and soaped up mohawks, Birmingham newcomers Wood and Nails certainly capture