The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Bad Religion

Social Hangover

by Freedumb

Norwegian punk rock/hardcore trio Freedumb is back from the Covid hiatus, with the new album “Social Hangover” on Fucking North Pole Records. “Social Hangover” is Freedumb’s most varied to this date and musically spanning from hardcore with black metal elements to more melodic punk rock.

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Team Work

by Dan & The Gummy Hunters

Dan & The Gummy hunters is a Punk rock project heavily influenced by the California early 90’s. Their second album “Team Work” it is just out of the oven, Recorded in-between September 2021 and March 2022 the album has ten songs of pure nostalgic 90’s Punk Rock.

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Natural Disaster

by Springless

Hey, we are Springless from Prague, Czech Republic. We have just released our very first EP - Natural Disaster. Check it out and see ya in the pit!

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Life During Quarantine

by Lost in Society

The New Jersey based alternative punk act, Lost in Society, has nothing but promise ahead. The trio has just released the new LP “Life During Quarantine". The power-punkers find muse in early punk and 90's grunge. The new material has 10 tracks.

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Nothing to Say

by Supersonic

Always influenced by the Grunge and Alternative Rock era of the 90's, with distorted guitars, marked bass and intense drums. Trying to rescue the essence of alternative rock from the 90s, and with lyrics that address reality, desires and disappointments.

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Eenie Menie

by Def Daze

I can’t get rid of all that noise within my head. This deafening ceaseless buzz that never fades away. I hear them talk but can't really make out the words they say.

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Mona Lisa

by Backdrop Falls

Catchy choruses you can sing along to, thick alt-rock riffs and dead honest pop punk and punk rock sensibilities are a few of the band’s biggest assets and their new single “Mona Lisa” showcases just that. Backdrop Falls new realese is part of the band's new album release "Fairytales and Fireworks".

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Phoenix

by Oyster

Phoenix" is the third single released in 2022 by Oyster, with a bass and drums exuding frenzy, the song seeks to give a strong and joyful touch to a lyric that emphasizes resilience in the face of those most unfortunate moments of our lives. It's that sound that helps to forget about problems.

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Nali on läbi

by Punkentsefaliit

Estonian punk rock band Punkentsefaliit celebrated their 20th anniversary by releasing their third album "Nali on läbi" on April 1st. The album is available on Spotify, Amazon, Bandcamp, Deezer etc. This is the last song of the album.

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Moving Up

by Zero Cost

Zero Cost are a punk power trio from the city of Hull in the UK. This song is about a father's anxieties about his son starting a new school.

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Back Pedal

by Forever Dead!

Hey Ho! How's it going folks? Punk band Forever Dead! released their new album "Pretending We're Surviving" this past April. The track uploaded here is called Backpedal, it is the first tune on the album and really sets it off like a bomb. Check out the wicked tune from a deadly band. georgegratz@gmail.com

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Armchair Apathist

by Zero Cost

Zero Cost are a melodic punk band from Hull in the UK. This song is about the type of person who is apathetic toward the plight of the "other" who may be dealing with the life threatening consequences of conflict, but who is filled with rage at the slightest hint of inconvenience to their own lives.

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The Fall

by Remark

We are Remark, a DIY punk rock duo from Quebec, Canada. The song is called "The Fall" and that's the first single from our new EP album "The New Era". We are highly inspired by good old punk rock bands from the '90s such as Bad Religion, Millencolin, Propagandhi, and Pennywise.

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Why Weren't They Stunned

by Emily Davis and The Murder Police

We're Emily Davis and The Murder Police! Our new single "Why Weren't They Stunned?" (from our new LP out June 25), about how the government isn't concerned/doesn't care when it comes to the role we play in climate change, the pandemic, etc., & that lack of urgency keeps biting us in the ass.

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impulse decisions

by chemical-x

We are a brand new punk band located out of Lodi, NJ called chemical-x. "impulse decisions" is a song written to connect with all of those people out there who make impulsive decisions, whether those decisions be buying excessive amounts of "fancy booze" or "ugly shoes".

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Route 666

by Gramercy

Hello Punktastic. This is Gramercy. A band that came out of Lockdown. It's fully digital DIY. Written, recorded and released from our bedrooms across North America. The drummer and singer have never met. We have a whatsapp group to share demos. This is our first single, Route 666.

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Defensive

by American Wristband

Hey...we play rock songs that are usually 2 minutes or less. This song is about confronting someone who is ignorant, about their ignorance; and their response to confronting them about their ignorance.

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"Post Lew Sterrett Blues"

by Nonstarter

“The ‘Post Lew Sterrett Blues’ is the story of someone at their lowest point and how lonely and isolating it can feel. It’s about addiction and self-doubt. It reflects the reality that many feels when things are at their worst and how hard it can be to fight back to a new reality.”

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I'll be out the back

by Running Colour

Hi guys, this is demo for a new band we started working on during lockdown (I bet you've heard that a lot lately!), it's pretty DIY but we're enjoying it and will hopefully be looking to gig in the future when this is all over.

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Nothing New Today

by Mr. Fartface

Hey guys! We're Mr. Fartface, a punk rock band hailing from Belgium. We've just dropped our new single and video, “Nothing New Today”. If you're into bands such as Bad Religion, Authority Zero or Pennywise... Check us out! :)

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