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Another Ghost

by Failstate

Hey we are Failstate - Emo-Punk band from Newport, South Wales UK. "Another Ghost" is the first track we ever started writing together as a band & part of our forthcoming debut 'Sad Truth' EP available 9th June!

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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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by Trashed

Released on July 29th, Memories, the latest single from Bristol-based emo pop-punk trio Trashed is a break up song about a snapped heart being pulled apart by naivety. Pairing emotive heart-on-sleeve lyrics with catchy melodies and distorted guitar riffs, the track is the perfect heartbreak anthem.

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Pollen Head

by Glass Gardens

Hey everyone! We are Glass Gardens and this is currently the most popular song from our debut record that came out in September 2021. It's Heavy, Uplifting and Full of energy. We hope you enjoy this track. 'Pollen Head' everybody..

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Hey guys, we're PARLA. Our second EP 'Glass' is set for release independently this Friday 28th of January. 'Sober' is the last track on the record and the second track we've released. Can't wait for you to hear it x

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Hard to Believe

by Memorial State

Formed in 2019, Memorial State is a trio that carries diverse influences from punk to alternative rock. The New EP "Bloomed" is coming out soon and the band will tour in the UK this December. If you're interested we would like to premiere the single "Hard to Believe" from the new EP with you.

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I Don't Belong


Hi! Welcome to DRIFTAWAY, my new solo project from Sheffield, UK. My debut single 'I Don't Belong' is the first of many open, honest tracks I have written. Please enjoy my blend of driving alt punk music and vulnerable lyrics that have helped me process my own struggles and focus on moving forward!

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You Know You're Right

by GUY

Guy is a singer-songwriter from Liverpool, UK. He blends elements of pop-punk and grunge to make a style he calls HardPunkFusionPop. His new single You Know You’re Right is out now, with plans for new singles every month through 2022.

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Worn Out

by Ruined

hey hey, we're Ruined from Switzerland and 'worn out' is the first single of our upcoming debut-album 'everything is'. The lyrics are sad and emo, but the music video is funny so I guess it's cool.

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by Broken Head

We are Broken Head, an alternative two piece from Massachusetts. New EP Sungazer out now!

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Sympathy (& Validation)

by Latewaves

Sympathy and Validation is essentially a voicemail you leave your friend when you’re having a panic attack. Your brain is racing a mile a minute and you’re convinced that if you could just connect with someone and have them validate your feelings you could maybe find some semblance of peace.

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Lost Without It

by For You The Moon

Frontman Isaac Cooter explains: “I wrote ‘Lost Without It’ when I was in that weird period after breaking up with somebody, in that place where you’re really trying to numb your own feelings and I was partying more often than I wasn't."

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by Honeyspider

Honeyspider's new single, “Marbles”. The foursome breath new life into their pseudo-shoegaze sound with strokes of post rock, hinting towards metal influences. Marbles skirts the boundaries between the emo sound of previous single, “World’s Smallest Violin” and a darker, more expansive sound.

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Hey Guys - We're PARLA, just a couple of mates from Cardiff making as much noise as possible. We've just released our second single 'Sick' and we've got loads more music in the pipeline! Its ambient, dirty and one of our favorite tunes live, maybe it can be one of yours too! Give it a spin x

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by Coping

Hey guys, we're a brand new band from Leeds called Coping. We're all just having fun and writing songs that we love so hopefully you will too so please check us out.

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Path of Destruction

by Chlorine

Hey, we're Chlorine a five piece alternative rock band from Birmingham UK. This is our debut single from our upcoming album. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram as we are going to be releasing more stuff in the upcoming months.

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by small talk.

Hey everyone! We're small talk. from San Diego, CA! Listen to our single Runner and stay tuned for our ep "mindspace" which is coming soon. We're just a few sad kids playing sad songs who want to connect with others who might feel like they're alone.

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Hey We are Feeze, a Pandeglang (Indonesia) -based Noise / Indie Rock group consist of Azi, Naufal, Alifian, Ikbal & Refan. Our performance and records are identical with layers of distorted & fuzzy guitar riffs, noisy feedback, unique sounds and effects, and streams of soft yet melodious vocal.

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Midnight Son

Hey Punks, we're Sheffield's latest Emo outfit and this is a song from our debut EP. Feast yourselves!

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