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Out of Control

by FOXHAUNT

We are FOXHAUNT, based in York and have been creating our own brand of British Alt-Rock since 2018. Our latest release, ‘Out of Control’, stems from those moments of ups and downs that get on top of you as a person and how they can lead into self destruction.

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Barbidura

by 1000facez

Listen up everybody! We’re pleased to announce 1000faces’ video ‘Barbidura’ has just come out. The Moldavian band indulges in experiments with Gipsy-Punk and Ska-Folk featuring Balkan-inspired trumpet tunes and bass lines over a chord progression. Just enjoy it and have fun!

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Gettin' Over You

by MPM Producer

Hi! I'm Marco Porrà, known as MPM Producer. I produce and mix my own work! MPM Producer is my new musical project mixing punk rock and other modern genres such as hip hop. I just released my debut EP, “Reborn”. Hope you'll like it :)

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exhausted

by A Tiger Made of Lightning

I'm Mike from A Tiger Made of Lightning, and this is my debut single! This song is about *gestures broadly at the current state of the world* and how to get through it. I think you'll be hooked in the first 30 seconds.

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Sleep

by Take Breath

Hi Guys, thanks for this opportunity! This song is our second release and a real cathartic one for us. It touches on a very personal story of loss and we hope that emotion is conveyed to you. I hope you enjoy x

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El Hachazo!

by Infernaol Weveo!

Musical project born in the heart of southern Chile, in Beaches and green hills, wind and rain, finally bottled in crossover / thrash / punk that speaks of themes so rare that they only happen in the parallel universe in the mind of Reverend 0 Panzada (composer main of IW!)

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Warren & Jimmy

by Loser Points

'Warren & Jimmy' is a complete re-imagining of a song that was written by the band for a fan contest in their formative years. On the band's latest tour, the song began to take on a new life, with Shawn and Kurt giving fans the hardest shredding, most high-flying track yet.

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Slug

by Warpark

"Slug" and its video counterpart are brutish critiques of our psychological and cultural attachment to assault rifles. It speaks to the irony of our American desire for autonomous self-protection and self-preservation, even at the expense of human lives.

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My Good Friends

by The Fullers

Hey everyone, thanks for checking us out! We are The Fullers from New Jersey- We hope you enjoy the opening track off of out latest release 'Cheers' - The song is called 'My Good Friends' and we appreciate you all checking us out and for your support!

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"I'm Done"

by Minus July

"I'm done." Many of us have said these words. Whether we've been strung along in an empty relationship, walked away from a negative influence, or waited for COVID-19 to go away, this song is about reaching the point of being over it. Musically, this our most diverse track released so far.

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Shake Rattle Die

by The Prostitutes

We’re the Prostitutes from Baltimore, Maryland. This our latest track, now available on all platforms. We play intense music, heavily influenced by 77 punk and early 80s hardcore.

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Armadillo Man

by Round Eye

We're a freak punk band based out of Shanghai China. We're opposed to the tyranny and facist tactics of CCP. We are all foreigners.

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I Am Result

by DEH-YEY

I AM RESULT focuses on a journey through numerous foster homes and a lack of belonging. The neglect turns into a life of Juvenile repeat offending, the 2minute 33-second mark Cash Burns (Singer) bellow’s out the lyrics “keep your back up! hold your knife up!”

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Choice Chance Change

by Secondhand Habit

'Choice Chance Change' is the newest single off our upcoming album Contact High, out September 25th. This song has been with the band for several years and undergone significant changes during that time. We are beyond happy with how it turned out and love it's high intensity!

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Badly

by Advocaat

Hello! We are Advocaat, a punk rock 2 piece. This song, "Badly," from our new EP, YIKES!, is an honest rock and roll love song, filled with self doubt. This song is 'Buddy Holly meets The Ramones.' Enjoy!

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Cardboard Box

by Squidge

We're Squidge, a four-piece comprised of silly sad punks. Today we released our new track, Cardboard Box, which covers a deep self-reflection of a person's life from their deathbed. It's not all doom and gloom though as the track is 3 minutes of killer riffs, breakdowns and monstrous choruses! Enjoy!

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Rorschach Rorschach

by Erotic Secrets of Pompeii

Well, hello there! We are an apocalyptic art-punk band from Bristol, our latest single is a post-punk noise melee, featuring a pneumatic fuzz bass from Hell, skronking guitars and a preacherman-style vocal charged with a macabre madness. Weird yet catchy is what we aim for.

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Simply Crazy

by Steal The Day

Hey Punktastic, we're Orlando pop-punks Steal The Day. We hope you enjoy the lyric video for our brand new single, "Simply Crazy"

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On My Own

by Summerfell

Hey Punktastic, we're Summerfell from Anaheim, CA. Our brand new single and lyric video is out now. "On My Own" is about learning to forgive and embracing the broken, flawed pieces that make up who we are instead of letting them destroy us, and I really hope someone out there can relate to that.

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Pause

by Same Mistakes

Hey, we're Same Mistakes. We were formed in 2019 after a night of chain smoking and live music. We have been influenced by such a mix of genres and artists and this song highlights our unique sound.

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Spirit

by ROT

We write songs that talk about issues people need to wake up to, and sometimes it takes music to deliver that message and actually open people’s minds. Turn off the fucking TV, and know that now more than ever is the time to make a change that will help the world unite.

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