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From Saturday 28 September 2002

IATDE radio?

A couple of the In At The Deep End Records acts are causing a stir on the UK airwaves. Both The Killerest Expression, with ‘Love Eye’, and Send More Paramedics, with ‘Hordes’, are on Total Rock’s A-list playlist. This means they have to be

Friday 27 September 2002

Over The Moon!

We promised you some awesome Spankboy news and here it is! Firstly, Punktastic is proud to announce Spankboy’s signing to Moonska Europe Records. Obviously this is a massive step forward for the ska crew, and this is followed up by the news that they will be supporting

Finch announce UK tour!

On the verge of greatness, Nate Barcalow and the rest of Finch will be back on these shores this winter for their first full headlining tour, to promote the release of the ‘Letters To You’ single. The dates are: Nov 30 Brighton Concorde 2 Dec 1

Jerry-Built update!

Just as I typed the other news item, Sami and Andy from Jerry-Built phoned me to let me know that the release date of their mini-album ‘Upstarts’ has been delayed due to a “fuck up at the printers.” The record will now be released

20 Deck take it to the core

Sean at 20 Deck Records is launching the biggest ever UK compilation cd. Here is what he told Punktastic: “To The Core” is the name of our next compilation and it’s set to be one of the biggest UK punk comps of recent times. This double-CD UK-only compilation

Jerry-Built throw a party!

Jerry-Built are to throw a special mini album launch party for their new record ‘Upstarts’ tomorrow, Friday September 27, at the Fighting Cocks, Kingston. Copies of the record will be on sale and the band will also be playing live. Doors are 8pm and entry is free!

Phinius Gage studio diary day 1

Phinius Gage have just completed the recording of their first full-length album, and it bloody rocks! Faster and more furious than a Vin Diesel movie, this is a record that everyone should get into. But while you wait for it to get an official release,

Zip up for new record

UK skate punk band Mr.Zippy will be entering the studio next month to record their second full-length album for Golf titled ‘Ambition Is Critical’ due for release early 2003. The band are also looking for shows from November this year and street teams – if anyone

Allister new MP3

From the Drive Thru Records mailing list: “We just uploaded another new mp3 to Allister‘s page on The song is called ”Somewhere On Fullerton,” and many of you heard a demo version of the song on Drive-Thru’s ”Welcome To The Family” compilation a few months

Thursday 26 September 2002

Appease dates

Appease have been confirmed as support for Strung Out for three dates of the Fat Wreck outfits UK tour. Apease will be showcasing material from their new EP which is out in January. Catch the band supporting Strung Out on the following dates: NOVEMBER