The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Mastodon

MAIRU

Hi guys, this is our debut single 'Dawn Creature'. The single comes from our debut EP 'The Sacred Dissonance' and showcases everything that we are about; ethereal atmospherics, crushing crescendos, blackened fury and pulverising doom!

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Maziac

MAZIAC step up with the release of their stunning track, Escapism - https://youtu.be/OyPwbHIrGR4 , taken from their explosive forthcoming new album, Forged, which lands on Friday 5th July.

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Villainous

UK heavyweights VILLAINOUS have dropped a blistering new video for Obsolete which has been lifted from their much-praised self-titled debut EP, now available from all platforms.

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Ottoman

We are a rock band from Reykjavík Iceland who have spent a great deal of effort shovelling as much groove as we possibly can into our music. Our fan base has been completely built on word to mouth and this is our first foray into releasing music to the public.

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The Fiery God of Marrans

We're rock/metal trio from Russia, Moscow. We started in 2016 and released the debut EP 'Made of stone' in February 2019. We can't decide which our music is closer to: rock or metal and that's why you should listen and decide. :-)

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OverLockers

We are Dublin Rock n' Roll outfit OverLockers and first came onto the Irish Music scene in February of 2018. Drawing from a vast array of Rock influences both old and new, our energetic live shows help to deliver on the no bullshit approach to revamping the Irish Rock n' Roll scene.

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Black Water Chemistry

South Wales metal outfit Black Water Chemistry are carving out a prominent name for themselves, loaded with their brand new EP, Return To Ashes, out on Friday 31st August. Before then, the band have released the track Return To Ashes.

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Gutlocker

UK sludge merchants, GUTLOCKER, hurl out menacing stoner thrash grooves and asylum escape vocals that merge with eerie dynamics and a hardcore grit. The groove metallers unleash their new EP, Cry Havoc!, on Friday 20th April. Prior to this, the riff slingers have just dropped the video for Bitter Me

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