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From Saturday 23 February 2002

Finch know what it is to burn

One of the best new bands I’ve heard, Finch, release their new record, What It Is To Burn, in March. I have been fortunate enough to get hold of a copy of the new record, and to put it simply, it rocks. My album of the

Hangnail man gets hitched!

Hangnail contacted Punktastic today to tell us to buy a hat, as lead singer Mike is getting hitched… We’ll let them explain: “Hey guys, I’d first like to start off by saying that lead singer/bass player of Hangnail Mike Middleton, got engaged this week! Sorry

Friday 22 February 2002

A to hit top ten?

Cheeky monkeys A look set to raid the UK pop charts this week with their new single ‘Nothing’. According to midweek sales charts the single is currently placed at number 10. This would make the song the band’s highest ever chart entry. So, if you haven’t already got the single,

New Found Glory tour details!

Jordan Pudnik and the boys are to embark on their third UK tour within a year when they land on these shores in May. That’s right boys and girls, NFG are back! After some amazing shows in December, Drive Thru’s finest will be back to blow you away with

The Soup support [Spunge]

As reported earlier today following an email from Bowling For Soup crazy cat Jaret, the dates Bowling For Soup are to play on their UK tour have been announced. The Texans are due to support UK ska heroes on their jaunt in May. The

Travis quits Living End

Aussie punks The Living End have parted ways with their drummer Travis Demsey. In a statement singer Chris Cheney: “It’s more an agreement than a split. Since my car accident last September we’ve revaluated ourselves as human beings. “We still regard Travis as a brilliant drummer but he’s probably realised

Household Name tour dates

Even more tour dates for you lot to get your grubby mits on. This time they come from Household Name records, who have released an entire list of when and where you can find your favourite bands over the next few months. So, deep breath, here we go. ADEQUATE 7 16

The Soup to visit UK soon

Texan pop-punks Bowling For Soup are expected to announce some UK dates soon. Jaret emailed Punktastic with the following info: “Hey…Jaret here….I hope everyone is doing well…. “Me…..I have been a little under the weather, but I think I have finally kicked it, and am ready to rock…..Went to see

Thursday 21 February 2002

Limp need you!

Honest Don’s favourite sons, and Punktastic faves, Limp, are looking for a new guitarist. The band state on their website that they are looking for someone to fill in to play lead guitar on a full-time basis. In a statement the band said: “Hey all, We are

Wednesday 20 February 2002

Midtown will return to UK in March

New Jersey emo/punks Midtown are to return to the UK following their successful jaunt in January. The band will support Jimmy Eat World in March for the dates the Arizona rockers have already planned. It is expected the band will then return later