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From Friday 29 June 2007

TREOS to headline UK tour

Submitted by Josh: The Receiving End of Sirens are to return to the UK later this year, on their first non-USA headlining tour.

Thrice confirm Reading/Leeds no show

Thrice have officially confirmed they are no longer playing Reading/Leeds, as first reported by PT last month.

Sinking Ships/Ruiner UK dates

Sinking Ships and Ruiner tour the UK together: 29.09.2007 UK Lowestoft SeaBreeze 01.10.2007 UK Ashford Downtown Diner 02.10.2007 UK Liverpool Roadkill 03.10.2007 UK Leeds The Packhorse 05.10.2007 UK London Underworld

Fopp staff will not be paid this month

Punktastic understands music chain Fopp is to close all its stores. Staff were told yesterday they would not be paid this month and a source has told us the company is now expected to go into administration. More news as we get it.

Streetlight Manifesto cancel Uk tour

Streetlight Manifesto have cancelled their planned October tour, it is being rescheduled for spring 2008. Tomas is undergoing important surgery and will be out of action for a few months.

RIP Vaux

Vaux have split up

HTL singer quits

Colin Ross, the vocalist for Hit The Lights, has left the band. No news yet on how this will affect the band’s planned UK tour.

Thursday 28 June 2007

Bayside/Anberlin tour?

PT understands Bayside and Anberlin are touring together at the end of the year. More details when we have them.

The Meenies are smoking hot

The Meenies are looking for people to submit pictures of people smoking for a video to accompany their track on the Punktastic Un-Scene 4 compilation. Anyone with a pic, or who can help, should email

Can you design the artwork for Un-Scene 4?

Calling all designers – I’m looking for someone to design the artwork for our 30-second compilation, Punktastic Un-Scene 4. Anyone interested should email with examples of their work. I’m looking for someone who can develop interesting and eye-catching designs and work to strict deadlines. There will be a