The Restarts are a tight, three piece, multi-genre punk outfit based in East London. Formed in 1995 they play thrashy, anarcho, power chord punk laced with Ska breaks and pogo inducing basslines, earning them a loyal following of punk lovers of all ages. The Restarts have been hammering their way through the squats of Europe and DIY house shows across North America with reckless abandon.
The Restarts lend amplification to unheard voices, playing benefit gigs for various social causes, keeping the DIY spirit of punk rock alive and well. Their years of hard graft is recognised by them being requested to play along side such heavy weights as Steve Ignorant (CRASS), Jello Biafra, M.D.C, The Casualties, Star F#cking Hipsters and The Subhumans.
Their 6th studio album 'A Sickness of the Mind' released in 2013, managed to sell out the vinyl pressing in 2 short months. It has been widely cited as their best release to date!
Wednesday February 15th: Musicians Club, Dunedin
Thursday February 16th: Churchills Live, Christchurch
Friday February 17th: Valhalla, Wellington
Saturday February 18th: Whammy, Auckland
Tickets via Under The Radar & Cosmic Stores
Rust combine Aussie pub rock like The Angels, Rose Tattoo and early AC/DC and fuse it with an explosive cocktail of Motörhead and The 4 Skins. This makes up their very own extremely hazardous brand of overdriven punk rock.
Get your teenage kicks with news that The Undertones – Ireland's legendary chart-topping punks – have confirmed concerts in Wellington and Auckland for this July.
The Raw Nerves have frayed and are now no longer able to perform at the second incarnation of Punk It Up. Fear not as Auckland’s four horsemen of the apocalypse Master Blaster have ridden into town to take their place.
After selling out their first dates in each city, Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland fans will all be treated to second and final performances from the Rock and Roll Hall Of fame inductees and Grammy Award winners to meet massive demand
By Poppy Tohill
Spelled as one word with no caps and a period at the end, letlive. have exploded all over again with the release of If I’m The Devil, one of the most intelligently crafted albums of 2016. With a busy year of touring the record throughout America and Europe behind them, the Los Angeles post-hardcore group are set to kickstart 2017 with their very first performance in New Zealand at Auckland’s Kings Arms on January 18.
The Restarts are a tight, three piece, multi-genre punk outfit based in East London. Formed in 1995 they play thrashy, anarcho, power chord punk laced with Ska breaks and pogo inducing basslines, earning them a loyal following of punk lovers of all ages.
New York hardcore punk legends, H2O, are heading to NZ for the very first time in support of their sixth studio album 'Use Your Voice'.
If you never saw the Ramones, this is your chance to see Richie Ramone with all his power and spirit of CBGBs in the 70s.
Fred & Toody Cole from legendary Portland group Dead Moon will play three New Zealand shows in December.
Green Day are returning to Australia & New Zealand as part of their Revolution Radio Tour.