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From Tuesday 30 April 2002

Walter and his Rivals rock for UK tour

Walter Schreifels post-hardcore hopefuls Rival Schools are to tour the UK again in June. So far just two dates have been announced for the tour and they are as follows: Tues 11th June, Bristol, The Fleece Weds 12th June, Wolverhampton,

Goldfinger gig IS go!

Finally we have it sorted! Goldfinger WILL be playing their mysterious gig in London on May 13 after Punktastic helped to get the mystery solved. As we broke the news late last week, the band were booked to play the gig as a special one-off to celebrate

Rx Bandits say thank you with extra gigs

Drive Thru ska-core heroes Rx bandits have thanked all of their UK fans for the reception they have got during their UK tour with Fenix Tx. And as a way of saying thanks, the band are to headline two of their own shows! Matt from the band

NOFX for Reading!

Fat Mike’s So-Cal crew have been confirmed for the main stage at this years Reading and Leeds festivals! Less Than Jake, A, Sum 41 and Weezer are amongst the other punk bands confirmed for the event, to be held in August. More news

Monday 29 April 2002

Goldfinger gig off?

Ska punkers Goldfinger may now not be visiting the UK in May after all, as a mystery seems to be unravelling. On Friday we published a news story stating that the band were set to play a gig at the London Forum on May 13, and that tickets

Sunday 28 April 2002

UK gigs this week…

With next weekend a bank holiday for some (although not me I hasten to add) anyone moaning about the terrible British weather should occupy themselves by getting along to a gig! There’s plenty going on in the next seven days, so here is just a taster. Anyone living in the Bristol

Saturday 27 April 2002

Spunge jump on demand!

UK ska-punkers spunge have announced further plans for the rest of this year, including the release of a new single and new album. In their latest newsletter, the band also stated they have been added to the Distortion festival line-up in Nottingham on July 20. The newsletter

Goldfinger to rock UK in May

So-Cal punk/rock/ska crew Goldfinger have announced a one-off UK date to coincide with the release of their new record. The band will play London Garage on May 13, to coincide with the release of ‘Open Your Eyes‘ on May 21. No word as yet on who

Friday 26 April 2002

Antifreeze to hit UK in July!

Punktastic can exclusively reveal that Antifreeze will be supporting The Vandals for their UK dates in July. The Kris Roe-produced foursome will also play their own headline shows when they come across during the summer. The Vandals are set to play the Lost

Hear new Get Up Kids

Exciting news for all Get Up Kids fans, because if you get over to their official website, then you’ll be able to hear the brand spanking new track ‘Overdue’. The song is a wonderful acoustic number, not dissimilar to some of the stuff from the majestic ‘Something To Write