The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Converge

Your Best Interest

by Entry

Hey we are Entry, a hardcore punk band based in LA. We've just announced our debut Detriment exploring different aspects of punk and hardcore. We believe in the power of punk and the uniting nature of music, reflecting ourselves and our community in our music.

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Modern Rome

by Quietus

Hi, we are Quietus, a post-metal band from France. Modern Rome is the first track of our recently released album "Chaos is order yet undeciphered". If you like what you hear, please check out the rest of the album ! Enjoy !

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Ballerina's Toes

by Kevlar Bikini

Kevlar Bikini strike back with their fourth album meaningfully named "OPT-OUTism". This Zagreb-based hardcore punk trio delivers another comprehensive collection of immensely powerful tunes, which have been saturated with gracious servings of magnificent elements of metal and noise rock.

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Elucidator

by The Linecutters

We're a Phoenix AZ band that just got done touring extensively with Black Flag all across the country before everything went on lockdown. Our new song Elucidator criticizes people who hold their own morals and worldview above other peoples freedom of speech and safety.

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Cruelty

Metallic Hardcore straight from the Midlands. Couple of years and releases in. For fans of being pummelled to sludge whilst being told you're absolutely worthless.

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CREATURE

"Witch's Grip is a metaphor for the feeling of isolation, anxiety and confusion a person can feel at their lowest". Taken from forthcoming EP HEX due 3rd May on Grey Ghost Records

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Dumah

So we are the band that you wouldn't expect when you hear that we are from the sunny Costa Rica, we like to merge the aggressive elements of the 00s Cleveland hardcore sound with the brooding ambient elements from Post-Hardcore. This single will be included in a split on April 1st.

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Son of the Mourning

We are Son of the Mourning from Salford, Manchester. We play heavy progressive metalcore, we broke up around 10 years ago but got back together to record the last bunch of songs we wrote.

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Sideshow Cinema

Hey we're Sideshow Cinema. We released our first album last year titled 'Palace' on Flesh and Bone Records. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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Sudestada

Hi! We are Sudestada a punk/post hardcore band from Madrid, Spain. Last year we released our first album and it's 28 minutes of personal, emotional and frighteningly fierce music. Hope you enjoy it!

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DEAD KIWIS

Hi ! We're DEAD KIWIS, we're releasing our new EP "SYSTEMATIC HOME RUN" the 28th of January 2019 on vinyls and here's the first single ! It's a somekind of mathcore/hardcore music like DEP, Norma Jean, Converge. Hope you'll like it !

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Hellbent

Ladies and gents, welcome Hellbent. A hardcore punk unit from Toronto/Hamilton,On. Southern Ontario's sludgiest hardcore quartet around. They have a new video clip from their single "Vagabond". The track crushes, the video's beautifully shot and the band has tons of tour plans.

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suffer/wallow

We’re suffer/wallow, a four-piece sludgy hardcore band from Glasgow, Scotland. This is our first single, ‘wraith’, from our self-titled debut album. It’s fast, it’s hard and it’s loud, we hope you enjoy!

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Blank

BLANK is a Negative Hardcore band from Solingen (Germany) founded in 2011. We have released four records and played over a 100 shows in Europe and the US so far. Our new album just dropped on Holy Goat Records.

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Cruelty

New EP from a new band. Based in the midlands. Recorded with Ian Boult (Basement, repentance etc.) Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege. Aiming to get heads banging.

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Sectioned

We're Sectioned from Edinburgh and we're a Diana Ross cover band. This is our debut album Annihilated and it does what it says on the tin. The full album will be available at the end of April. Cover your ears and run.

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They Live | We Sleep

We are They Live | We Sleep a five piece band from South Wales, a project that was created to vent some aggression and energy that would otherwise be turned inwards. The debut album Self Harm is an unrelenting 5 track clocking in at under 10 minutes

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Trespasser

Trespasser are a 4 piece progressive hardcore band from the UK. Tackling political issues via a fusion of hardcore/ punk & thrash. Our DNA is made up of fast, relentless big riffs & passionate lyrics & vocals. We have a total disregard for what is "current" and/ or "fashionable". We are what we are

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