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Manchester Punk Festival 2023 Preview

Monday 19 August 2019

2000trees: Every Time I Die

Friday 31 August 2018

Heavy Music Awards 2018 @ KOKO

Heavy music has been more or less absent from mainstream awards like The Brits or the Mercury Prize, despite polls and petitions from various different outlets. Last year, a group of people took it upon themselves to create their own annual awards show, to highlight the best the scene has

Friday 23 September 2016

Request your favourite Less Than Jake song on their upcoming UK tour

We love Less Than Jake here at Punktastic, and we make no secret of that. This means that it is an honour for us to team up with the long-running ska punk band for a little treat ahead of their stint on the upcoming ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire

Thursday 27 August 2015

Hevy Fest: Cooked Thrice

Friday 21 August 2015

Livestream the Family First Festival, featuring Boysetsfire, FFAF & more

Boysetsfire, Chuck Ragan & The Camaraderie, Funeral For A Friend, War On Women and more take to the stage at Germany’s Family First Festival today (Friday 21st August). Taking place in Cologne, we are extremely honoured to be hosting the UK exclusive livestream of all artists taking to the stage

Wednesday 31 December 2015

Watch exclusive live sets from Hevy 2014

Festival season might be a distant memory, but that doesn’t mean the excitement needs to fade. As a whole host of promoters are beginning to announce their 2015 line-ups, we’re celebrating the end of the year by looking back at one of our favourites. One field in Kent

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Watch the full ’68 live set at Hevy as they announce EU/UK tour

‘In Humor and Sadness’, the debut album by duo ’68, is one hell of a musical journey. Taking influence from frontman Josh Scogin’s previous outfits Norma Jean and The Chariot, ’68 amp up the punk influences, injecting a heavy DIY feel that unquestionably comes into its own in

Wednesday 28 May 2014

Watch exclusive Groezrock live sets from Iron Chic, The Wonder Years, H2O and more

The Etnies Back To Basics stage at Belgium’s annual punk-filled Groezrock Festival strips live performances back to their raw state. There’s not a laser light show or smoke machine in sight – instead the crowd are pushed right up against the stage as security hang in the wings rather

Sunday 23 June 2013

Vans Warped Tour Ventura Live Blog

Today, Lauren Novik is at the Vans Warped Tour in Ventura, California, and she’ll be live blogging her way through the day over on our Twitter and Instagram (@punktastic) accounts. We’re collecting the best of the day below, so keep an eye on it if you know what’s good for