The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Biffy Clyro


by Y!KES

Hello Earthl!ngs, we're the shambolic anti-pop entity 'Y!KES'. We thought we'd share our upcoming single/vid 'Pirouette' with you. We built our spaceship out of tin foil & bits and produced the song ourselves. The track is from our 2nd EP 'Mass!ve' out 28th Aug.

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by Mouth Culture

hey there! we're mouth culture, an indie/rock band from leicester in the uk. we've just released our new track 'sink' it's like we put the 80's in a blender with some modern twists, check it out, you might find your new favourite band

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We are XOAN from Athens and we recently released our debut record, “Greenhorn”. Sonically we tried to attempt a fresh approach on the sound that takes us back to when we all first started to really love music. So far, people tell us that it’s a great summer road trip companion. Enjoy! 🙂

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Electric Gold

by Pure Grief

We are Pure Grief, a rock band from Caithness, in the north of Scotland. We are committed to making catchy guitar music, because guitars are still cool, right?! 'Electric Gold' is the first single to be taken from our upcoming debut album 'Loyal To No One, Local To Nowhere' out 10/07/20.

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Hi, we are LOIVÓS, a Luxembourg-based post-emo alternative rock band founded in 2019. We've been working on this project for the last 2 years. We hope you enjoy it!

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Borrowed TIme

by Dali

We are DALI and we hurl out riff-infused alt-rock laced with commanding vocal lines, and thoughtful structures. We dropped our debut EP, VOL. 1, on Friday 24th April. We have also just unleashed our brand new single and video for Borrowed Time

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The Higher Fool


Audio For Gemini is the name given to an indie rock project from Scotland. Written, recorded and mixed by musician Nathan Allison. This track is the first release this year. 'The Higher Fool', a raucous, melancholic rock track about how our history tells us we could perhaps do better than this.

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by No Time For Reason

Hey. This is the latest offering from pop punk newcomers No Time For Reason. We think it's right up your street! Would love it if you could give the track a listen - Thanks

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Numero Uno

by Night Thieves

Night Thieves are a rock band from London consisting of vocalist Jess, guitarist Paul, bassist Rick, and drummer Chris. Combining energetic melodic rock with pop and metal undertones, Night Thieves have forged out their own sound that sets them apart from their coequals.

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Bitter Pill

by Saltlake

UK alt-rockers SALTLAKE make a triumphant return with their engrossing new single, 'Bitter Pill'

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by Paperfriend

Hi guys, we are Paperfriend — a three piece emo band from south east England that draws inspiration from each of our mental health struggles. Gone is the most personal track we’ve written so far, building from an ambient chord progression to a full blown rock track with a singalong chorus!

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Hold On To Your Grudge

by Y!KES

Y!KES are a new alternative band formed Jan 2019. Our new music video involves a spooky adventure soundtracked by fuzzy, bouncy riffs, funky synths & howling vocals provided by new vocalist Oli Long who joined the band last month. It's one of four new choons from our debut EP coming Jan 2020. Y X

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Sub Pacific

We're Sub Pacific, this is our debut single "Can You" we'll be opening the main stage of the Isle of Wight Festival 2019 on Sunday 16th June. Our sound takes elements of rock and grunge incorporating themes of self-acceptance and personal hurdles in an eclectic way.

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Dead Extras

We’re Dead Extras, a loud, chaotic band from Leeds. We also live above a funeral home, which is handy because the neighbours don’t complain. We play a loud, intense and furious hybrid of punk rock. New single Affluenza out 26.04.2019

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Hi we are Saboteurs from Lincolnshire UK. we are a misfit bunch of middle aged people who still have some great songs left to share. We mix a number of styles together and have a passion for lyrical content. We are partial to a good riff, wear our hearts on our sleeves and still have a tale to tell.

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Lake Acacia

Commenting on the single, the band said: “Desynthed is all about breaking out of a synthesised reality that you’ve created for yourself in order to keep the peace and avoid conflict, despite the fact that it isn’t what you truly believe in, and doesn’t really make you feel happy or complete.”

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REAPERZ are a two piece heavy rock band from Aberdeen, Scotland. Debut single ‘The Living Dead’ takes a clear pop at the monotonies of the every day 9-5 life: “How can you say the grass isn’t greener? You’ve never seen the other side!”.

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Dark Bloom

Out of the embers of several other musical projects and performing alongside acts such as CREEPER and DEAD! Dark Bloom flourished. Dark Bloom are a three-piece and their debut single, 'From The Storm' was inspired by the Netflix-series, 'Stranger Things' and revolves around the idea of foreboding.

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Last Night Issue

Hi guys, we’re a band from Belgium and we just released a new song (with a clip) ! We are a duo drums/guitar

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We are MAUVE, a three piece rock pop band from Cambridge/London. We started the band officially in 2017 and we released our debut EP "Pulled Apart" last year with the sole aim to create simplistic, hard hitting, fuzzy rocks songs with pop soaked melodies.

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