The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Bad Religion

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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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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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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[Serial] Killer Product Placements

by No Murder No Moustache

Did you ever wonder when advertising will get so depraved that it'll ask serial killers what are their recommended products to murder people with? Possibly not. I did.

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Attention Economy

by Launch Control

Hey, we are Launch Control, bringing you socio-political punk rock from Reading. This is our new track Attention Economy, the first single from our upcoming forth EP of the same name. The single is available to stream in all the usual places now with the EP dropping on the 2nd of October.

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Cult 45

by TrumpCard

We are TrumpCard; your essential middle finger to the SCROTUS! We take bitter shots at current social and political issues; often using direct quotes from the SCROTUS. This is our brand new album release, "Cult 45". Enjoy.

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Hold My Beer

by No Murder No Moustache

This is the video for the title track from my new EP. Recorded and shot in the lockdown, it's a cheap shot about terrible governments trying to outdo either other with some classic celtic bits in too.

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We're Not Alone

by Pezz

Unable to mark our 30th anniversary with a live show because of the pandemic, we're releasing this new song and video in solidarity with the outrage over the killing of George Floyd and the demand for greater transparency by the police.

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Pressure Drop

by Black Heart Breakers

Hey Punktastic! We are Black Heart Breakers from Sydney, Australia :) We're happy to share with you our brand new single "Pressure Drop" We hope you like it "We all tend to over analyse and stress ourselves out, over things that probably won’t matter in 2 months." Singer/Songwriter - Hayden McGoogan

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We Need to Talk

by PGP

PGP is a project that my brother and I wanted to make since high school, listening to the 90s pop-punk scene. This year, we committed to making it happen and we sent tracks to each other across the country to turn this dream into a reality.

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Highway Rats

by BRAINCOATS

Hey!! We are BRAINCOATS, a Punk Rock 'n' Roll band from Sweden. This is our new single "Highway Rats" from our upcoming EP. It's an upbeat fun song about being out on tour. Living through the amazing and challenging moments with your best friends in life. Take a listen and tell us what you think!

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Constant Interruption

by Outer Control

Hey we’re Outer Control and we love to play fast, fun melodic punk to get you buzzing. This track is in keeping with who we are, so we hope it at least makes you wriggle a little.

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The Lost

by Travis Riot

Hello everyone, we are Travis Riot from Amherst Nova Scotia, Canada. Check out our first single of 2020 called "The Lost" available now on most streaming sites. We hope you enjoy the song, cheers!

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Slow Moving Tragedy

by The Stifled

Aggressive punk rock from Charm City - The Stifled is everything you love about NOFX and Bad Religion mixed with post-hardcore reminiscent of Story of the Year and Refused. Known for playing FAST, the Stifled are clever and honest; political and poetic.

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story of my life

by before they are hanged

Hey folks! We are before they are hanged, a punk 4 piece from the Derbyshire Peaks. Hope you like the track

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Revenge

by Voice of Dissent

Hey y'all, we're Voice of Dissent, a political based skate punk band from Buffalo NY. We just released "Revenge", which is a unique punk song with trap drums and synthesizers layered over the band.

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