The Pickup dials you in to the latest tunes, direct from the bands themselves. From the team behind Punktastic, it's our home for new music.

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Death To All Men


Hello! We are ÜNHANG, a rowdy three piece from Brighton. 'Death To All Men' encompasses the frustration and despair of living within the constraints of the modern day patriarchy. It is a rallying cry for a better world, and we hope it ignites the same feeling for you when you listen!

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That's Intense

by Sugarstone

Sugarstone have become well known in the live scene, supporting the likes of Strange Bones, The Blinders & Kid Kapichi however this is the first recorded track that really captures their live appeal! If you love intense, slightly hectic tracks that still offer a great melody then this is the one

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by Already Dead

"'Stability' is a wanderlust song about chasing a dream or a life while still maintaining the life you've built," says Already Dead's Dan Cummings. "It's about the need or desire to go out and pursue something but still knowing where your home is."

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by Clay J Gladstone

HATE CLUB is about a teenage relationship being torn apart by the jealous friends’ group, only to have those same jealous friends slide into your DMs months later. It's about standing your ground in a relationship and calling out poor behaviour when you see it.

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by Third Party Incidents

Hi guys, Check out our second single- a short and snappy punk rock track. We filmed the video on the street below our flat in Shoreditch, London amongst the traffic and pedestrians. Enjoy! Third Party Incidents x

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Class War

by MC16

2022 AD earth greetings, we are MC16. This is our new track Class War. See you at Rebellion Festival? The Class War will never be a score draw!

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Too Young To Die Alone

by Protect Your Heart

Here is our full bio and EPK! Our debut full length comes out September 2022!

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Salad Days


Indie-punk newcomers SUNLINER have announced the release of their self-titled debut album, out 4th November via Lockjaw Records, and released new track 'Salad Days' with new video featuring bassist Caffs surprising ability at Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1.

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Beach Bum

by Death Roll

Death Roll is a combo of drippy surf rock riffs soaked over fierce hardcore punk! Beach bum is the first single and precursor to the debut album Pacific Terror dropping in August 2022!

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The New Influence

by Zeta Zeroes

I'm a one-man band based near D.C. My debut EP "11:01" is out today, 4 hardcore and punk rock bangers I wrote as a teenager 11-12 years ago, rerecorded for proper release this year. I hate the contradictory conformity of punk and hardcore so I wanted to make something off-kilter and original.

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Let's Go Home

by KD Knows My Name

Hello There! We are KD Knows My Name, a 3-piece Punk band from Swansea, UK. This single Let's Go Home is our first release in over a year, and its a big energy Pop Punk tune with a big chant along chorus and relatable lyrics for any band in their local scene.

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by Broadwing

Portland, ME alt-rock duo, Broadwing, is bringing nostalgic pop-punk sing alongs and energy to a modern sound and audience. Rising from their original DIY acoustic emo indie scene to a heightened blend of genres. Still true to their roots, but with a modern hyperpop twist!

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There Is No Place

by Canal Capitale

A hybrid strain of post-hardcore and indie with a range of flavours including, but not limited to, noise, math and pop. Users report strong sensations of indifference, confusion and Rock, in equal measure.

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by Hike The Peak

HIKE THE PEAK is a project led by me, Lee…who during covid lockdowns started to put all his creative efforts into songwriting and recording to help with serious mental struggles.  Covid means remote music is a thing and now im writing the best music of my 20 years plus in the european scene!

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side by side

by headcage

This is headcage. We've spent two years crafting our sound and we're finally ready to share it. We make this music because we love it. To us there's nothing better in this world than loud, aggressive rock music and we’re incredibly happy we’ve found the people and the space to make it.

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Save Me

by 3irty

I go by 3irty (pronounced thirty) I had this song in the works for a little over 3 months and after it was recorded I performed it live multiple times. It soon became a crowd favorite. I believe this song can change my life and help others through tough times.

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Going To See The Arch

by After Show Chats

Our band, After Show Chats, was created during the Pandemic, when Little Erin and Angelo Deguzman (Seattle), Harold Dufrene (Louisiana) and Gene and Ramona (New Jersey) met up online, because of our mutual love of Clownvis Presley. The song is about a failed trip to see the St. Louis Arch.

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Black Rockstar

by King Quice

King Quice is a hip hop/ pop/ r&b/ pop punk/ punk rock artist from Phoenix Arizona. Began his artistic journey in the realm of poetry and music composition.

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Kindness Coins

by Chad Calamity & the Cars That Go Backwards

We are a 3 piece punk band from London. Our latest single Kindness Coins is coming out at the end of July and is all about misogynists, incels and MGTOW types, who call themselves nice guys. It's angry, like all our songs

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Give Me Time

by Stud Count

“Give Me Time” is outright catchy with its classic, infectious, and aggressive post-punk vibe. It's a first look at their upcoming self-titled debut album coming out July 22nd via Smartpunk Records!

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