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From Thursday 28 February 2002

Decon rumour roundup

After the last 48 hours in which I have had several emails telling me who will be playing Deconstruction this year, I thought I would just put up a post with all of the alleged goings-on. None of this has been confirmed by Destiny Tourbookings, the promoters. All of

Dashboard confess new video online

The brand new Dashboard Confessional video for “Screaming Infidelities” is being played on both MTV and MTV2 in America. But if you can’t get to see US tv where you are, those happy people at Vagrant have made it available on the world wide

Student Rick turn back the clock

Student Rick have gone all 80’s on us when they went into the recording studio recently to lay down a few new tracks. During their stay at a Milwaukee studio, the band took a trip back to the 80’s and brought the hair, lipstick, and leather pants into

Tuesday 26 February 2002

Decon list confirmed?

Punktastic received an email today from a usually reliable source allegedly confirming the line-up for this years European Deconstruction Festival. The bands listed below are believed to be taking part in some, if not all, of the tour, which takes in all parts of Europe. The source also stated that the

Monday 25 February 2002

Another ‘A’ tour in May

They’re only half-way through their current UK tour but British punk-poppers ‘A’ are already set to return within a few months. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Punktastic, bassist Dan announced the band would be touring in May as part of the promotion of their forthcoming album “Hi-fi

Sunday 24 February 2002

NFG – “We love Saves The Day”

Following various web sites citing a bust up between East Coast emo crew Saves The Day and pop-punkers New Found Glory, Jordan and the boys have issued a statement on their website, playing down the so-called rivalry. It all stemmed from

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! We’re playing Europe

Garage rockers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are to come over and play their first European tour in April. The band will head out supporting the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and the International Noise Conspiracy on the following dates: 1 D HAMBURG GREUNSPAN 2 D BERLIN COLUMBIAFRITZ 3

Weezer in MP3 no-no

The official site of emo Gods Weezer, the imaginitively titled has taken down all of its audio and video section. This means that all of the new tracks from the forthcoming Weezer record, ‘Maladroit’, have disappeared. No reason has yet been

Slick Shoes to appear on clothing comp

Christian punks Slick Shoes are to appear on a brand new compilation created by skate clothing company Atticus. The compilation will be released on Side One Dummy Records in May and will also feature an unreleased track from Blink 182, a live track from

Saturday 23 February 2002

Get your Mest e-card here

Maverick Records have made some special e-cards available to all you Mest fans, to celebrate the release of Mother’s Prayer as a single. You can get the e-cards by visiting the following websites: