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Let Me Go

by My Escape

Check out the brand new video for "Let Me Go" from Pop-Punk band My Escape. Blending catchy hooks with up-beat tones that are sure to please fans of such bands as Blink 182, New Found Glory and Simple Plan

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My Tinder Date Ruined My Life

by Lawndale

G'day! We're Lawndale and "My Tinder Date Ruined My Life" is the opening track of our new EP, Letters to Iceland. The EP is all about recovering from a destructive breakup and "My Tinder Date" is the beginnings of the story - using paint and art metaphors to explain how poorly things can end up.

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Lucifer, I Wanna Be Everything

by Between Bodies

Hey there, we're German based Emo Punk band Between Bodies and we're glad to present "Lucifer, I Wanna Be Everything": It's pur first song in 3 years and is an emotional track about one's own inadequacy to fundamentally and seriously change things.

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For My Sins

by Famyne

Hailing from the heart of the garden of England, Canterbury Doom outfit Famyne have, ever since conception in 2014, been steadily building a name for themselves, and a sound all of their own. 'Famyne II: The Ground Below' will be released on Friday May 13th, via Svart Records.

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Cup of Coffee in the Big Time

by Radio Aftermath

Radio Aftermath are an alternative rock band from Leeds, UK. The song is a short sharp blast of high energy and is the band’s first release this year foreshadowing their debut self-titled EP due this summer. Blink and you'll miss it, but you won't soon forget it. See you in the aftermath...

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U Against U


This is a single off of our upcoming album 'Toil in the Time of Monsters' (Due out June 10th). It's a noisy post punk-psych trip that touches on themes of alienation, anxiety and trauma driven by social conditioning under late capitalism, a situation where you are routinely pitted against yourself.

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by Grizzlyshark

Grizzlyshark pride ourselves on bringing sturdy pop persuasions and potent punk to the table, fusing ferocity with rollicking finesse. We welcomed a stellar team of collaborators on new song "TMS" including Troy Brady on mixing/production as well as Alan Day of Four Year Strong as co-writer!

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Hi, we are a band called HEAVE. We just dropped our debut single 'Saddo'.

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Hammer Man

by Skull Puppets

Skull Puppets are a garage band, that much is indisputable. They get together in a garage down the garden, hidden amidst the satellite shires, to make a cathartic noise and kick at the blues - songs of darkness, fuzzy noise and voodoo charm…thud, howl, clang and breathe.

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Kill Me If I Ever...

by Butchers Bill

Hi, we are Butchers Bill from NYC and this is a cut off of our third album called "American Trash". The name of the song is "Kill Me If I Ever...". Enjoy!!!

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Acres of Love

by Bastions

Seven years on from playing their final note onstage and unexpectedly ceasing all activity, seminal UK alternative hardcore band Bastions have returned. 'Acres of Love' is the second single from the forthcoming record 'Majestic Desolation'. Out through Church Road Records 29.07.22. Pre-order now!

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Dysphoria! At the Psych Ward

by girlcrush

This is girlcrush! Bringing you queer punk-pop-power on our new single, Dysphoria! At the Psych Ward. It's about trans ppl struggling with mental illness and how the psychiatric hospitals (need) to be better at helping trans ppl without questioning their gender. It's from our new album out June 2nd

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Hey we're UGHH. We want to blast music that makes you tear up the world around you. Put this in your ears and see if it works.

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Color Of Time

by Minai

"Color Of Time" An overwhelming excitement and a peaceful relief; "Color Of Time" is the leading single off our new EP "Love Has A Bitter Taste".

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Parasitic Freedom (Damage)

by Porch Coffin

Former Bad Luck guitarist and pro wrestler Evan “Wolfe Taylor” Blaine returns with a new band called Porch Coffin.

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In Spite of You

by No Matter

Hi! We're No Matter! This is the second single from our upcoming album and was one of the last tracks to be written for it! Cat dropped it on us a few weeks before heading into the studio, just to keep everyone on their toes. Hope you enjoy it! Cheers!

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Kentucky Gentleman

by Elliott Rubin

Elliott Rubin is a musician, poet, artist etc. from Stone Mountain, Ga now in Cumming, Ga working out of the punk & poet cut and color co.

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When The Sun Goes Down

by Quitters

Hey, we’re Quitters, punk rock band from the South of France. We like to use punk rock energy to depict this world with cynicism and humour. Our new track follows this recipe: it contrasts the feeling of breaking up with someone with satisfying riffs and infectious energy.

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by Everyone Lies

‘TNTina is a love song about a character from Fortnite. It uses Fortnite references that have double meanings as standard love song themes. It was written as my son was massively into the game at the time and I gave it a go to try and have a shared interest with him. TNTina was the result of that’

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Treading Water

by Dude Safari

Sup humanz! This is our latest single 'Treading Water'! A nostalgic nod to the bands that helped fuel and keep us musically hydrated! We call our music Grunge-Pop, a sort of Grunge/Pop Punk crossover channeling the likes of Weezer, Pile-UP & Reuben! Hope you dig! J

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Little High Little Low

by The Royal Foundry

Little High Little Low can mean so many things and can be incredibly relatable. To experience the highs and lows in life, is a given but what's even more important is learning how to handle them before you get handled.

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