The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of gaslight-anthem

Do Dogs Think Seals Are Mermaids?

by Snakeland

Hello, Snakeland here. This is track 4 from "Panamerican!", our debut record. We recorded it ourselves in sunny Buffalo, New York. DIY or die. Listen if you enjoy Fest-style punk rock bands with short songs and big choruses. Our version includes double guitar harmonies!

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by Forgotten Sons

We are FORGOTTEN SONS and we are back with our new self-titled EP, out Friday 18th November. The EP is preceded by a new single and video, Flipside, which arrives on Friday 23rd September. For now, please check out our last single, Faded.

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Jo, Joni, Mary & Maria


Leeds-based indie punk band SUNLINER have released new track 'Jo, Joni, Mary, & Maria'. The new track "is a Springsteen-esq getting out of this town, running away to chase dreams-story.

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by Paper Fight

Merging grunge rock and early punk influences, Essex, UK based quartet Paper Fight have whipped up an exciting and infectious sound; packed with energy and catchy singalongs.

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by Wild Once

Wild Once is a new four-piece indie-emo-dad-rock act out of Buffalo, NY. On our brooding title-track from our 2019 debut EP 'Perennials', big drums back an atmospheric guitar-driven sound, while not straying too far from emo/punk rock roots.

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by Lonely Astronauts

"Greetings from space" seems like an appropriate introduction from a band called Lonely Astronauts. Symphony is our 2nd single, and the first track the three of us recorded together, as previously cited "aggressive rock 'n' roll with a raw, punky edge", we hope you enjoy... loudly!

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Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival

Brandon Prinzing & the Old Revival is a four-piece folk punk group from Bend, Oregon. Inspired by classic Americana, the intricacies of metal and the defiant energy of punk rock, Brandon Prinzing combines all three in an all-consuming kick, stomp and holler force of motion.

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Forgotten Sons

Shetland foursome FORGOTTEN SONS are used to sailing rough waters, battling the elements, and overcoming adversity. The rising melodic punks will release another slice of highly-charged emotive rock in the form of Pennies In The Water, which lands on Friday 7th September via Animal Farm

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Matt Mays

JUNO Award-Winning Canadian songwriter Matt Mays, and let you know he’ll be touring with The Gaslight Anthem this summer. The tour will be in support of Mays’ critically acclaimed 2017 full-length, Once Upon A Hell Of A Time…, check out the video for his lead single "NYC Girls".

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