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From Sunday 30 September 2012

Slow News Day #2

Back again for another dose of Sunday reading, this week’s slow news day aims to cure a little of Sunday’s muggy hangover with some reviews and photos! Reviews of rather excellent releases from Tu Amore and Samoans have been posted since Friday, and the new one from

We Came Out Like Tigers & Cavalcades UK tour next month

We Came Out Like Tigers & Cavalcades tour the UK next month, and because it’s going to be awesome, we think you deserve a reminder of the dates. The London show is WCOLT’s album release show, and you can see the full list of dates on the poster in this

Saturday 29 September 2012

Lower Than Atlantis announce Banquet Records instore

Lower Than Atlantis have announced an acoustic instore performance at Banquet Records. It’ll take place on October 19 at the shop in Kingston-Upon-Thames, and tickets will be available at the staff’s discretion from the website. We’ve got some acoustic sessions from the band coming on Monday, so keep your

Friday 28 September 2012

HIFH add extra Banquet Records Kingston Peel show

After selling out the first date rather swiftly, Hell Is For Heroes have added a second Kingston Peel show with Banquet Records to their November plans. Around the tour with Cable and Hundred Reasons, you’ll be able to see HIFH on 20th NOVEMBER if you’re quick tomorrow morning:

EXCLUSIVE: New Scholars video!

It’s Friday and we’re getting ready to party at Punktastic HQ. In hopes of getting you in the mood too we have an exclusive video of the new Scholars single. This is ‘Blinda Dada’ the ‘Super Ukelele Edition’ for your viewing pleasure. You can purchase the single here:

Break Anchor stream new track

Break Anchor (Suicide Machines’ Jay Navarro) are streaming a new song/video from a forthcoming split with Unsinkable Molly Brown. Check out the track using the player embedded in this article.

Aficionado stream new release

Aficionado are streaming their new, 2 track No Sleep Records release through bandcamp. The record came out earlier this week and you can listen to it using the player embedded in this article. Empty by Aficionado

Thursday 27 September 2012

Free Download from ‘Punk Goes Pop Volume 5’

Punk Goes Pop: Volume 5 is out on the 5th of November and to get you excited (hah!) for it they have released the ‘Call Me Maybe’ cover as a free download. The song is covered by Upon This Dawning and you can download it over at the Punkgoes

Bad Brains “classic” line up to release new album this year

Bad Brains’ “classic” line up (H.R., Darryl Jenifer, Dr. Know and Earl Hudson) are set to release a new album this year. The record is called ‘Into The Future’, and will be released on November 19th through Megaforce. Check out the title track from t

Download festival completes 2013 headliners with Slipknot

Download festival have confirmed Slipknot as the third headliner for their 2013 event. Slipknot join Iron Maiden and Rammstein at the Donington festival in June. “SLIPKNOT CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE FRIDAY NIGHT AT DOWNLOAD 2013 SLIPKNOT are today announced as the third headliner at Download Festival on Friday 14 June 2013, marking the