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Bands and new music for fans of Foo Fighters

The Arsonist

by Cola Bay

Cola Bay are an alternative rock 5 piece based in Manchester, UK. Formed from the ashes of several well regarded previous bands, Cola Bay have burst on to the scene fully formed and with a substantial catalogue of catchy, grungy music and an energetic live show.

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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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Cup of Coffee in the Big Time

by Radio Aftermath

Radio Aftermath are an alternative rock band from Leeds, UK. The song is a short sharp blast of high energy and is the band’s first release this year foreshadowing their debut self-titled EP due this summer. Blink and you'll miss it, but you won't soon forget it. See you in the aftermath...

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Color Of Time

by Minai

"Color Of Time" An overwhelming excitement and a peaceful relief; "Color Of Time" is the leading single off our new EP "Love Has A Bitter Taste".

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Disruption

by Heavy Broken Machines

Disruption is a riff laden, rock indie classic hook monster of a track with HBMs unmistakable distinctive sound!! The track describes “the needle is stuck” feeling the world finds itself in right now, and the need for constant disruption in life to question everything in life.

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Maudlin Paupin' Man

by Ryan R and the Repertoire

Hi, I'm Ryan. I've been writing songs and playing in bands since I was 13. I started playing clubs when I was 15, recording in studios at 16, and at 25 I packed up and moved to NYC, where I was in and out of bands for 15 years. Now, at 41, I'm back in Arizona and decided to "go solo" with buddies!

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Vultures

by Vini Vicious

We are Vini Vicious, a Rack\Alt band from Tel-Aviv. "Vultures" was one of the last songs written during the sessions for Vini's upcoming EP 'Atelophobia', and its second single (full album out April 2022).

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Big Money

by Noiseheads

"Big Money," was the first track recorded with Steve Albini. He called it a rager after we played for him. This energetic, raw, and anthemic track shows our band going full steam ahead: There's no such thing as moderation. Overkill is just sedation.

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Finally An Escrow Jay

by Rudy G

Rudy G's debut single “Finally An Escrow Jay” exemplifies his powerful rock foundation, the sounds of alternative rock, punk, and hard rock, & strong original songwriting. Finally An Escrow Jay is a metaphor representing one making like a jaybird and flying away from the binding mold of complacency.

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Killing Me

by Hvnted

Hello everyone! We're Hvnted, a punk rock band from Los Angeles, and you're listening to Killing Me. A single off of our EP, recorded and mixed by Keith Nelson, lead guitarist of Buckcherry. Now go ahead and headbang like everyone's watching!

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Red Roses

by Rock-Criminals

We are four guys with positive attitude, and ready to take over the world with our rock n roll... We are Rock-Criminals! We wanna give you some kick ass tunes combined with sensible lyrics and deep meanings. That is how Red Roses was born and will be ready to be delivered for you!

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Pride

by Komodo Fox

Hi folks, we are Komodo Fox, a two-headed rock trio based in Berlin, and this is the second single from our debut EP. Pride is a song about dealing with the past and coming to terms with our experiences, good and bad. We hope you give it a spin and like it! Cheers, KF

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November

by VERSIVE

Hey!! We are VERSIVE, our new tune "November" just got released via Paper + Plastic Records. Alan Day of Four Year Strong invited us out to Massachusetts to record some music and this song was a result of it! I hope you enjoy it. We are loud, rumbustious and most importantly, honest in what they do.

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Party People

by Black Star Jackals

Hi, we are Black Star Jackals, an alt rock 4 piece from Glasgow looking to bring rock music back to the mainstream. This is our latest track Party People - a melodic dance rock anthem, bent on compelling you to join the party, and dance away your dreams.

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Isolation

by Radio Silence

Radio Silence release new EP that explores themes of modern living, such as alienation in the face of technology and the pressure imposed by the rapidly growing debt collection industry.

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November

by VERSIVE

Hi, Conor here from the alt/punk band VERSIVE from Dublin, Ireland. This is our new single "November" and it was produced by Alan Day of Four Year Strong.

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[Lockdown Cover] Fallen Leaves

by The Crooked

This is our twisted little version of the pop punk hit Fallen Leaves. We recorded and filmed our individual parts from the various countries we were locked down in: Canada, Germany and the Netherlands. As you can see, we took social distancing very seriously — 6500km to be exact!

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'Starting Blocks'

by Motherland

Motherland are a five piece alt-rock band from the North East of England. Combining a range of sounds and styles — Motherland are unapologetically loud and bring a breath of fresh air to the alt-rock music scene.

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Imagination

by Skinny Knowledge

Hey folks, we are Skinny Knowledge and this is the first track from our debut album 'Don't Turn Out The Lights'. 'Imagination' is a high-octane, punk-inspired anthem that tells a tale of anticipation and hope that touches on the subject of courage, but also fear.

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"Harmony Do You Miss We"

by theLine

TheLINE came up around the So-Cal melodic punk scene of the late 90s, but their music sounds more like Rush through a post-hardcore filter. After a hiatus, they are back with a new EP "Sour To Punker"!

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