The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of new-york-dolls


by Suzi Moon and Billy Hopeless

Suzi Moon (Civet) and Billy Hopeless (Black Halos) both have long histories in the underground rock and punk scenes, with relentless touring. This new release will please fans of The Dead Boys, New York Dolls, Civet, The Black Halos and Wendy O Williams.

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Laughter In The Dark

by Black Pitts

This track Laughter in the Dark taken from our new album Nevada Jacks is a carefully crafted three minute saga sucked from the marrow of the protagonists ecstasies and woes, culminating in unforgettable ear-worming rock n’ roll haikus.

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Return of Dafthead

by Dragged Up

Hi we're Dragged Up from Glasgow. A rag-tag bunch from various local folk/indie/psych/surf/sludge outfits. This is from our debut release. Our songs switch between VHS trash fiction to spoken-word comic failure - recently reviewed as a 'culture-cannibalizing slacker classic' - judge for yourselves..

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Mean Queen

by Poison Boys

Hey there, We're the Poison Boys, a 1970s punk rock n roll styled band from Chicago that stays true to form. Mean Queen is a raw motorcycle rock/protopunk type hit celebrating bad ass women/queens/sex workers, on our fourth 7" was just released on Chicago's Hobo Wolfman Records.

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The Yalla Yallas

We're a high energy punk rock n roll band from Leeds. We live, breath, and bleed music ... we'll play until our hearts explode. Come to one of our shows and you'll live wild eyed, foaming at the mouth, and howling at the moon.

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Metro Velour

Metro Velour. We come from a small village behind Cannes in thje South of France. Band members are Sebastian Smith, an old London rocker born in 1943. Sebastian was active in the Bristol (UK) rock scene in the 60s (The Granary) and helped design and build the iconic stage at the 100 Club, Oxford Str

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