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From Friday 31 October 2003

Dum-dum-dum…another one bites the dust

Peterborough skacore band $up have done the ‘trendy thing’ and parted ways. There’s a very brief post on their website and forum regarding the fact they have ‘apparently’ broken up. Will the last UK band around please turn off the lights…


The Voodoo Glow Skulls London show has been moved to the ULU.

86 cats

Submitted: “The new EP by Eighty Six is available now from the band and from Bombed Out Records. It’s entitled ‘Army of Cats’ is quite a departure from earlier material. It’s been described as Hot Snakes meets Bluetip and comes in a snazzy NEON jewel case.

Kick off

Dropkick Murphys tour the UK in February, dates confirmed so far include: Feb 28 – Nottingham Rock City Feb 29 – Leeds Met Uni Mar 2 – Glasgow Garage

Blink 182 love their own records. Read all about it!

The long awaited interview I did with Tom DeLonge of Blink 182 last week is now online and you can read it here. I think it’s one of my best and well worth a read…some very interesting comments are made. Enjoy!

Ferret’s suck as pets

Ferret Records have a new website at The label has also signed Zao, who will release a new album next summer.


Submitted: Darkest Hours have cancelled their European tour after guitarist Mike Schleibaums father developed cancer. The band apologise for missing shows and hope to be back soon.

Are you lucky?

Lucky Thirteen play at the following venues: OCTOBER 31st SCUNTHORPE THE LINCOLN IMP w/ Shouting Myke NOVEMBER 9th KINGSTON THE PEEL w/ Archie & the instincts, Shoe! (FREE ENTRY HEADLINE SHOW!, 18+) 11th EXETER CAVERN w/ Archie & the instincts, Shoe! (SHOE! HEADLINE) 12th CANTERBURY BEERCART

Thursday 30 October 2003


The Next Autumn Soundtrack hit the road with Swedish emo crew Jeniferever during November. See the dates here and, if you’re feeling generous, print some off and hand them out. Two cracking bands you don’t want to miss.

Mest add extra show

Mest have added an extra headline show to their December schedule. The band play at Leeds Cockpit on December 13. Their Camden show has now been shifted from the Barfly to the Underworld (apparently) because of high demand.