The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of alkaline trio

A Way Out

by Young Pretorians

Hi readers. We're Young Pretorians from Portsmouth, UK. We recorded a quarantine music video like everyone else for our first single, recorded with Ben Whyntie at Old Blacksmiths Studio. Check out our homemade video for 'A Way Out' for a little bit of an insight into our exit strategy for 2020.

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Headstone

by Cardboard Box Colony

We're a five-piece melodic punk band from Asheville, NC. We blend high-energy tempos and infectious melodies to create big, anthemic punk songs. Our new single ‘Headstone’ was self-recorded at Clean Sheets Studios in Asheville, NC and mastered at The Blasting Room in Fort Collins, CO

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Destroyer

by Jay Parade

We're Jay Parade from Charleston, WV. This is a single off our upcoming album which is out July 3rd. The song is called 'Destroyer' and is a story about betrayal and the negative, unproductive ways people deal with it.

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Blue Drinks

by Pass Away

Blue Drinks is about letting go of past bullshit and embracing the good times to come. The best revenge in life is to raise a drink with your best friends and laugh at the world.

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Letters To Lauras

by Ignitemares

Hello! We are Ignitemares - an anxious welsh punk trio! "Letters To Lauras" is our first single and it's about two different 'Lauras', the first is Laura Jane Grace of 'Against Me!' fame, the other is a family member. Soft vocals but fierce music, it's personal, fun and catchy - We hope you like it!

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Start Today

by Playing Dead

Hey, my name is Sam and i play in the Long Isand ny band Playing Dead. We are a 4 piece band with a sound that focuses on big guitars and lots of melody. We just released an ep called Catharsis of choice and the song Start Today is on it. We also have a video for it on our youtube channel.

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This Is Fine

by She Bit Me First

Hey everyone! We’re She Bit Me First, a three-piece punk band from London. We just released a new EP and new music video to go with it. This Is Fine is the first track, and it’s about how pervasive technology is in society and the privacy and ethical implications it has. We hope you like it!

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Shitty City, Baby

by BRASHER

Punk Rock from the European Union! This track you're (hopefully) listening to is from our debut album out on December 13th. We like chunky riffs, gang vocals, sub-par production and being cross at the Tories so if you're into any of that then you'll probably love us!

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Untitled (Uno)

by Dead Intentions

Hey we are Dead Intentions from Nottingham. October see's us release a double A side single the first track is 'Untitled (Uno)' which is streaming on YouTube now and will be available everywhere on October 11th!

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Koffin Kids

We are the epitome of DIY in a scene plagued by pay to play bullshit and rich kids using daddy's money to buy a music career.

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Third Time Luckie

Third Time Luckie or 3TL for short, a 3 Piece Pop Rock/Pop Punk band from the south coast of the UK. Chris, Carl & Andy bring you classic 00's music with a modern twist - its something familiar yet different!

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Asperger

We are a few teens who play melodic punk rock music in Istanbul, Turkey since 2015. There is no education in our music, and the songs are about people trapped between their inner worlds and the real world dictated by them.

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Ogikubo Station

Ogikubo Station is Maura Weaver of Ohio punks Mixtapes, and Asian Man Records founder Mike Park—simple chords, with simple melodies, with the simple goal of having fun playing music together.

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Fear. The Sparrow

Hey Punktastic readers! We are the rock band Fear. The Sparrow from Memphis Tn. This is our first release called Panic. It's a little number about never giving up no matter how down life gets. Written specifically for people suffering through anxiety and panic attacks. Hope you like it!

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batwings

Hi there! I'm James aka 'batwings' - a singer, songwriter, producer and occasional live band from South London! I describe the music as 'sadpunk' - loud, melodic punk with relatable, but bittersweet lyrics, crammed with loads of noise, energy and twists from unexpected influences! Come party!

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THUMBS

Hey, we’re THUMBS! We’re a 4 piece Punk Rock band from the UK. If you’re a nostalgic 90s skate punker and a fan of manic, melodic punk rock then give us a listen! We’ve actually been playing together for 15 years. Covering nofx songs in my garage when I was 14. Now we’re 29 and still playing music.

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Bad Animals

Hi everyone, we're Bad Animals from Seattle, WA. We're releasing our first album, All The Shakes on March 26. Hope you check it out!

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Boredwalks

Hey we are BOREDWALKS, punk rock band from Plymouth. Our sound is along the lines of alkaline trio, the wonder years, arms aloft, red city radio and a touch of blink 182. There's music history in the band with some members coming from arizona law and crooked little sons. Check us out Enjoy Cheers

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Atlas For Home

Atlas For Home are a Parisian alternative rock band, launched at the end of 2013 and influenced by bands like Blink-182, The Starting Line and Biffy Clyro. This one is part of the international pop-punk scene and the French alternative scene.

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Dial Drive

Hey we are Dial Drive, a pop punk band from Orlando, FL. Thanks for checking us out and we hope you enjoy the music!

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