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Turn out the Light

by Voodoo Radio

Power-punk pair VOODOO RADIO consists of singer/drummer Paige and guitarist Tony and unleash debut 10” mini-album POP PILLS – a collection of eight deliciously infectious two-and-a-half minute pop songs of pure relentless, raw power. Lead single 'Turn out the Light' is coming Friday 3 December, and you can pre-order the album from https://holydotage.co.uk/shop/voodoo-radio-pop-pills/ it's out on 27 January

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Propaganda

by Movment

We produce raw, intense, engaging, and real alternative rock music with guitars, electronics, bass, drums and experiments with sound. We use technology & instruments to produce their sound, and make observations on life and living.

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Mensahero

by Mani Kontador

Mani Kontador is a quirky punk band from the Philippines. Junee Abe (Guitar/Vocals), Rafael Gerardo (Bass/Vocals) and Ralph Rapiz (Drums) started in May 2019. They simply know how to elevate pranking to some sort of art form.

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"If You're Like Me"

by ALL BITE

We're ALL BITE from LA and this is "If You're Like Me" off our new album Get Well Soon! We recorded this track with Jack Shirley (Jeff Rosenstock, Joyce Manor) at his studio The Atomic Garden in Oakland, CA. It's a super fast folk-punk track about self-loathing after ending a relationship!

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Melissa

by Crown The King

Hey whats up, we're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland and this is our new single "Melissa", it's an anthemic pop punk track about being there for someone in a time of need. This is our fourth single and the first track taken from our Debut EP coming later this year!

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Tarantula

by Fat Heaven

We're Fat Heaven, a 3 piece punk band, from Brooklyn NY. We spent the last week making this video DIY to have something fun for Halloween. This song is called Tarantula and is available on a split EP we put out today 'Trash & Fat Heaven'. Its streaming everywhere alongside our track "Narc."

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Live And Let Go

by JUST LIKE US.

Based in Manila, JUST LIKE US. is an independent pop-punk band powered by anthemic choruses, melodic guitar riffs, and self-reflective lyrics. Genuine, relatable and honest their latest single, 'Live And Let Go' is a somber anthem for those experiencing burnout from their home, relationships—life.

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Blue Eyes

by Bratboy

Excited to send you the new single from Vancouver's Bratboy, feat. Bella Bebe (guitar/vox), Megan Magdalena (bass/vox), and Tony Dallas on drums. Since 2017 they’ve opened for the likes of La Luz, Dumb, Blackwater Holylight and many more with their bright, anthemic riffs and high energy vocals.

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Bot Noxious

by HAWKER

Hawker sounds loose, out of control and ready to be played as people slam-dance into each other!!! Written and recorded during the height of the pandemic.

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Buggy

by Walled City

Hi! We're Walled City, from St. Petersburg FL. We play fast, melodic, hardcore/punk. We just released our debut EP, Dream Deprivation, and would love to share it with everyone.

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Atreyu

by 3 Minute Riot

3 Minute Riot is a punk rock band from Mexico City. Influenced by genres such as punk rock, garage and rock and roll, the band has 3 singles and currently working on a brand new EP. Atreyu, our latest single, maintains the seal of the band, but being very faithful to the punk sound of the classics.

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Co-op

by Soda Section

Hey Punktastic, Soda Section is a pop-punk band that was born in Jakarta and during the pandemic. The name soda is taken from our liking for soft drinks that are often drunk during rehearsal

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Virtue

by CellarDoor

The sound could best be described as a mix of nu-metal riffs, earth shattering breakdowns and catchy hooks. If you're a fan of some heavy metalcore with a dark twist, this one is definitely for you.

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Farming in Detroit

by Cruel Children

Hi we're Cruel Children and this song's about starting a cult on an urban farm! Ever felt sad? Like this world isn't for you? Well consider: for a low low price (courtesy of Urban Blight) you could buy a (slightly run down) house and a plot of land in Detroit, and start you very own little world!

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Hope Like Hell

by Suckerpunch

Upon first listen, the bright, pop punk guitars and infectious energy will paint a smile on your face. Underneath the sing-along exterior lies the somber yet hopeful message of battling and overcoming depression.

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Blood Drips From Bit Lips

by Gross

I am a multi-instrumentalist and have been in many bands, but rarely do I ever have creative control. this is my solo project and am very proud of it and have a lot of fun making it.

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Get Light

by Nobody, No One

We are Nobody, No One and this is “Get Light”, the single off our 2020 self-titled E.P. This E.P. is a concept E.P., but at this point, the character is finally finding respite and solace when he really needs it.

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Selling Stars

by The Cascadian Divide

We’re a new Seattle-based punk band formed by the members of Longward and Regional Faction. Tyler got stuck in Ireland for months during the covid lockdown, so we started this side project while waiting for Tyler to finally get home, but the music ended up being too good to not share with the world.

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Don't

by The Escapes

The Escapes are a garage punk band from Sydney, Australia. They are Rodney Todd (bass and vocals), Kristian “Rissole” Woodcroft (guitar and vocals) Alan Hislop (drums and vocals). Defective World Recorded at The Pet Food Factory Studio in Marrickville March 2021. Produced by Jay Whalley

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Better Luck Next Time (feat. Trenton Woodley of Hands Like Houses)

by Written By Wolves

Hey Team! We are Written By Wolves, a Cinematic Rock band from Auckland, New Zealand. This is the second single from our upcoming EP, 'The Collab Project'. This track features Trenton Woodley of Hands Like Houses who also mixed the track and stars in the video directed by WBW member, Bahador Borhani

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Ghost

by Endless Season UK

We are Endless Season UK, a Pop-Rock band from North East England. Our debut single ‘Ghost’ is out on 04/07/2021 and combines the hard hitting guitars of Alternative Rock with Pop style hooks/melodies. We hope you like it!

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