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Bands and new music for fans of Alexisonfire

The Fear That Kept Me Quiet

by Nvmeral

This track is taken from our debut EP, The Harmer and the Fool. Early reviews of the track have described it as having rich, shimmering melodies which transcend into incredible, crushingly heavy passages. We hope you enjoy it and that you check out the whole EP!

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17 Cigarettes

by GROWERS

Ever have one of those long cigarette breaks where you contemplate all those choices in your life that will affect your future? Our song “17 Cigarettes” is inspired by the struggle of getting older, especially in your late teen years.

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Healer

by BraveFace

We're BraveFace, a new post-hardcore band from Manchester, UK. The band got together after the pandemic, and began writing and recording remotely. We've now dropped our first single, 'Healer'. It's for fans of Drug Church, Militarie Gun, Basement etc. Please check it out! Cheers.

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Parry

by Nvmeral

Hey Punktastic readers. We're Nvmeral from Oxford in the UK and this is our debut single, Parry! We've all grown up on bands who build up a progressive atmosphere with melodic and heavy sounds, and this track draws heavily on those post-hardcore influences. We hope you enjoy it!

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Restarter Repeater

by Gods and Forest

Gods and Forest was founded in a small apartment by two friends with a passion for early 2000 rock. The lyrics are based on storytelling and darker subjects. The song is about a girl numbing her sadness with alcohol, drugs and nightlife. she wants to change but repeats her selfdestruktive path.

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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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Cynical

by Hotknives

Hey everyone! We are Hotknives from Hamilton, Ontario and we're happy to finally bring you our newest song "Cynical." This is the first single from our upcoming EP "II," releasing September 3rd, 2021! Check out the song and pre-save the new EP!

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After Thought

by ForeignWolf

We blend heavy alt-rock loaded with enticing hooks and monstrous riffs. With comparisons to Alexisonfire, Deftones, and Alter Bridge, we drop our new EP, Your Weapons, Your Words, which arrives on Friday 14th May. We will also reveal a new single, Alone, on Friday 5th March.

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[Lockdown Cover] Fallen Leaves

by The Crooked

This is our twisted little version of the pop punk hit Fallen Leaves. We recorded and filmed our individual parts from the various countries we were locked down in: Canada, Germany and the Netherlands. As you can see, we took social distancing very seriously — 6500km to be exact!

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Finger Guns

by Middlenamekill

We're Middlenamekill of no fixed genre. What a shit time to be musician. We're not special, particularly original, easy to pigeon hole or of any musical importance, however you will like us and the chances are your Mum won't.

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Out Of Control

by FOXHAUNT

Hey there we are FOXHAUNT an ALT ROCK band from York UK! We promise after hearing our new song "Out Of Control" you will be singing the chorus over and over again. Out Of Control is a song about unleashing those moments of ups an downs that overwhelm us! Give it a listen!

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rusk

by jealous

jealous - is a mix of head-banging rock with a touch of post-hardcore. This track is about people being heartless to each other, to the point when you start doubting whether they have a piece of dry bread for the heart or they’re just genuinely assholes.

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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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I Want Your Bones

by Hotknives

Hotknives is a Post-Hardcore band from Hamilton, ON, Canada! IWYB is the debut single from our new EP "I", hope you dig it!

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Open Water

by FOXHAUNT

‘Open Water’ is the follow up single to ‘Trust No One’ and is a further representation of who FOXHAUNT are as a band. Combine alternative rock vibes with chords and melodies that bring out the song’s emotion and you’ve got an incredibly honest and banging new release.

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She

by Pacific Estate

Formed in 2013, Pacific Estate have evolved into one of Ontario's premiere indie-rock acts. Following years of shows headlining and support of larger acts, Pacific Estate began recording their debut album with Juno Award winning producer Julius Butty (Alexisonfire, City and Colour, Protest the Hero).

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Alone

by Oaths

Oaths are a dynamically violent post-hardcore trio based in Manchester.
We've been around for quite a while now but we're officialy back after a brief semi-hiatus.
Alone is our first official release; it's fast and loud, whilst having a little synthwave sprinkled in for good measure!

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Quiet, My Secrets Are Safe

by The Weekend Transit

We're a post-hardcore band called The Weekend Transit and this is our new single 'Quiet, My Secrets Are Safe'. The song is meant to assure everyone who has seen hard times that you're not alone. Have hope, even when you don't know what you are hoping for.

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Are You Afraid of the Dark?

by Hotknives

Here is our newest single and Music Video! We hope you like it. Are You Afraid Of The Dark?

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Holding Out

Hi! We're Holding Out. We're an experimental Melodic - Punk Rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. We're always developing our sound and experimenting with different genres we can bring into the mix.

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