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The news for Tuesday 06 December 2022

ArcTanGent announces The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die for 2023

We Punktastic folks are big fans of the wonderful ArcTanGent and the stellar line-up that they put together every year, and we are delighted to exclusively announce today that the incredible The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die have officially joined the

Saturday 27 February 2021

NEWS: Tigercub announce new album ‘As Blue As Indigo’

After much anticipation, Brighton-based Tigercub have announced the details of their upcoming album ‘As Blue As Indigo’. Due for release on April 18, the album has been described as being “sparked by colour theory and the notion that what each human eye sees as colour could be totally subjective” – a concept

Thursday 14 January 2021

Lonely the Brave release ‘Keeper’ documentary

Ahead of the release of brand new album, ‘The Hope List’ and in line with the release of latest single, ‘Keeper’, Lonely the Brave have released a mini documentary under the same name. The beautifully shot and incredibly touching video sees the band chatting about how this album came together,

Saturday 19 December 2020

Free Livestream: Small Pond presents BAD POND LIVE 2020

There’s nothing we love more than an excuse to forget that festival season came and went without a muddy boot or wrecked tent in sight, and live streamed festivals are the perfect platform for this welcome distraction. Refusing to let the current circumstances break a five-year tradition, on Saturday 19th

Sunday 06 December 2020

Matt Stocks to release new book, ‘Life in the Stocks: Veracious Conversations With Musicians & Creatives (Vol 1)

During any normal year, Matt Stocks is a Birmingham born, London based DJ with over 15 years of live experience. Before 2020, you could have found him touring nationwide, often playing to sold out crowds at some of the UK’s most loved venues, including

Monday 26 October 2020

Sugar Horse release new single ‘The Great Shame’

Bristol-based post-grunge sad bois Sugar Horse have just released ‘The Great Shame’, accompanied by a bloody bleak music video. You can check it out below. Rather than try and sum it up, here’s what Sugar Horse frontman Ashley Tubb had to say about it: “The idea for The Great Shame started

Monday 24 August 2020

IDLES Announce UK & Ireland Tour, Free Tickets for Key Workers

Photo credit: Paul Hudson IDLES have announced dates for their upcoming UK & Ireland tour, and with it, free tickets for key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Bristol group, who insist they are “not a f**king punk band”, announced the tour over

Saturday 15 August 2020

iDKHOW announce debut album ‘Razzmatazz’

It’s been a long time coming but iDKHOW (or I Don’t Know How But They Found Me) have finally announced their debut album, ‘Razzmatazz’ set for release on October 16. After a string of exceptional singles and an EP released shortly after the band’s emergence in 2018, fans of the

Sunday 26 July 2020

Movements announce second album, ‘No Good Left to Give’

Movements fans, pop September 18th in your diaries because the band’s second album, ‘No Good Left to Give’ is coming your way via Fearless Records. The announcement comes with the band’s latest single, ‘Dont Give Up Your Ghost’, and its accompanying animated video. It’s been a long wait since the

Monday 06 July 2020

Hidden Mothers announce self-titled debut EP

After a stunning first single released back in June of 2019, the year-long wait for new Hidden Mothers music is finally over and not only have we been treated to a follow up single ‘Beneath, to the Earth’, but we have a release date for the EP, too. ‘Hidden Mothers’

Thursday 18 June 2020

Lonely the Brave release follow up single ‘Distant Light’

After the roaring success of Lonely the Brave’s comeback single, ‘Bound’, you’d be forgiven for wondering whether the follow up could possibly stand up to it. It was the first track featuring new vocalist Jack Bennett and it. Was. Phenomenal. Now we can finally relax and put aside any fears,

Friday 29 May 2020

The Lawrence Arms announce first record in six years

A welcome tonic to life in lockdown, Chicago punks The Lawrence Arms have announced the release of their first record in six years. ‘Skeleton Coast’ – the band’s seventh LP – will be released on July 17 via Epitaph Records, and marks the first new material

Thursday 23 April 2020

Out Of Love join Venn Records for new EP

The UK label Venn Records, ran by well known punks Gallows, have drafted London five-piece Out Of Love to join their glowing roster (Milk Teeth, Marmozets, Bob Vylan). Out Of Love released their First single ‘S.L.U.M.P’ back in February, “a song about how insane

Wednesday 22 April 2020

The Ghost Inside announce self-titled album and first single ‘Aftermath’

Metalcore band The Ghost Inside will release their fifth studio album on June 5th via Epitaph Records. Following 2014’s release ‘Dear Youth’ this will be the first release since their tragic bus accident in 2015. The road to recovery has been extensive both mentally and physically but all things considered, they’ve shown a positive and

Monday 13 April 2020

suitor debut video for ‘Deep Sleep’ exclusively on Punktastic

Since releasing their beautiful debut ‘folklore‘ back in October last year, suitor have been busy. They’ve not only taken the live scene in both Tennessee and Atlanta by storm whilst putting the finishing touches on their anticipated second EP, but they’ve also been working hard on

Tuesday 07 April 2020

Asylums release new single and announce album

These may be turbulent times, but if there’s one thing we can still rely on, it’s new music – and Southend four piece Asylums are more than happy to deliver in the form of stadium-ready new single, ‘A Perfect Life In A Perfect World’. The single and its accompanying video,

Thursday 02 April 2020

Lonely the Brave return with huge new single ‘Bound’

Cambridge’s Lonely the Brave are back after what has felt like forever with their massive new single ‘Bound’. The track is the first to feature new front man Jack Bennett, after the amicable departure of co-founder and original vocalist David Jakes due to health reasons. Any reservations fans may have had

Friday 06 March 2020

wars release two new singles as ‘Chapter One’

Metal fivesome WARS have announced the release of two new singles – ‘Only Monsters’ and ‘A Fog Of Feeling’ – combining them into ‘Chapter One’, a taster of their upcoming album ‘A Hundred Shivers’, set to be released in 2021. ‘Chapter One’ is the first of numerous chapters set to

Thursday 05 March 2020

SMRTDEATH signs to Epitaph Records and releases new track ‘Back With Me’

Making a name for himself through his genre-bending emo/rap, SMRTDEATH (aka Mike Skwark) has signed to Epitaph Records ahead of the release of new track ‘Back With Me’, a hook laden and 808-fuelled emo-rap anthem about missing a relationship despite its toxicity.  About signing to Epitaph, SMRTDEATH has to

Monday 24 February 2020

Slam Dunk Festival announce final Jagermeister Stage lineup

This morning, Slam Dunk Festival has revealed the two acts completing the incredible Jägermeister Stage line up: Counterparts and Blood Youth. These two up and comers join Refused, Your Demise, Stray From The Path, Comeback Kid and Deez Nuts, as well as headliners While She Sleeps, to make one hell of a stage for fans of the heavier side

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