The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Nirvana

Holly

by Twin Dive

Twin Dive's "Holly" is a blend of classic 90s alt guitar rock, fuelled with their dark, pan-Scandinavian heritage, served with small doses of bravado and a confident stage presence. They're hard to forget - and the lovely elder ladies starring in the video are so worth 4 minutes of your time! :)

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I Am a Man

by The Battery Farm

We are The Battery Farm, a Gutter Punk band from Manchester. This is our second single 'I Am a Man', a song about being crushed under the weight of your own mental health and societal preconceptions. It's a personal and compassionate piece of work and we hope you like it.

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Maybe, Tomorrow

by The Fame

We are The Fame! A young up & coming indie rock band from Canada. Our music takes influence from some of the best bands of the 90s/00s Rock era with a modern day twist on everyday life in 2019!

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Late Nights Alone

by Backseat Vinyl

Backseat Vinyl is a three-piece Indie Rock band based in Denver, Colorado who started out as high school friends. Our most recent track 'Late Nights Alone' is a fun, Garage sounding Punk tune. Enjoy!

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The Wolf of Green Street

by The NUV

The NUV is an alternative rock band characterized by a strong and powerful sound, born on the outskirts of Brianza in 2003. After a few years of inactivity, they now return to the studio to record their new effort "Belgian Solutions" anticipated by the single "The Wolf Of Green Street" (July 2019).

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Hold On To Your Grudge

by Y!KES

Y!KES are a new alternative band formed Jan 2019. Our new music video involves a spooky adventure soundtracked by fuzzy, bouncy riffs, funky synths & howling vocals provided by new vocalist Oli Long who joined the band last month. It's one of four new choons from our debut EP coming Jan 2020. Y X

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Tear It Down

by All The Colours

The band have had millions of plays across multiple platforms, supported Eagles Of Death Metal on tour and the single was produced by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear. You may also know their Bassist, keys and vocalist Joshua Moriarty from his 10 years in Miami Horror.

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In the Morning

by notdare

What up? We are notdare, we are a band born and bred in the nation of Crisp but we are currently residing in Sydney. Made up of Ben on Bass and Vocals, Pat on Guitar and Vocals and Zac on drums, we just released our first single 'In the Morning.' Its an explosive mix of surf rock, punk and more.

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PLÅSTIC

Hi There, we're PLÅSTIC - because we are rubbish. - a dab of pop-punk, a sprinkling of alternative and a touch of indie, PLÅSTIC are a fiery three-peice in their embroynic stage. Their latest relase - 'Blue to Black', is a homage to pop-punk and bad life decisions.

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Riviera Kid

Three friends who all have June birthdays and play angry melodic music. We're received comparisons to Nirvana, NoMeansNo, Fugazi, Mudhoney, Petrol Girls, and Pizzatramp

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Drool

Comprised of Joey Rogers (vox/guitar), Martin Söderin (drums), Joe Bennison (bass) and Louis Greenway (guitar), Drool employ a palette of pummelling drum beats and discordant guitars to create a sound with the sky-scraping prowess of the 90’s grunge era and the wily spirit of 60s garage-pop records.

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Pink Leather Jackets

With the age of online “please-screw-me” dating apps, infidelity seems to be trendy so “Shed” is inspired by the perspective of “the other man” who is fed up with his lying three-timing side. Feel free to break shit while listening to this song.

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Punch Drunk

Hey, we're Punch Drunk from Nottingham, UK. We play a blend of grunge and pop punk. Fast, melodic, punk numbers that hopefully get stuck in your head. We're just about to release our debut album 'Sassy' on cassette through Disillusioned Records and on CD through JSNTGM Records.

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SUE is a Noise Rock/Post-Punk/Punk Rock band from the West Midlands, England. Known for their wild performances and scratchy punk sound, they have been parading around with confidence and an obvious passion for what they do.

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Sister Ghost

Sister Ghost is the project of Shannon O'Neill, but live is a 4 piece band. We've supported Shellac, Pussy Riot and LeButcherettes, been played on BBC 6 Music and was the Next Wave artist on BBC Radio 1 Indie Show last month. We have a reputation for high energy performances - all killer, no filler!

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HeyRocco

"angst-ridden grunge of Nirvana, while flecks of Pavement ensure a distinctly nostalgic flavour to these young guitar heroes” NME. DESTROYER comes as the first massive new single from the band. With its matured and modern take on 90s grunge, DESTROYER propels HEYROCCO back onto the scene

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Tom Ashman

Hey, My name is Tom, I'm some guy from Orkney in the far north of Scotland. I just really like to make music that speaks to me, and if it speaks to other people too that's awesome!... I've just recorded a demo/album called Degenerate, it can be found on youtube and as a free download on bandcamp!

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Vice and Virtue

We're Vice and Virtue and we make high energy, annoyingly catchy, punk rock songs. Our debut single, The Hangover Party is a tale of highs and lows, embracing both the best and worst of times. No middles!

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Vrillon

Vrillon are an alternative rock band based in Bath. They play heavy post-grunge songs blended with psyched out stoner rock. They've just released their latest anticipated track 'Wizard'.

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Avery Indigo

We are a new band based in Los Angeles heavily influenced by punk and emo music. Music is the reason we are still alive. Life has sucked for us and we write about that. We know others hate the dark side of life as much as we do, so let's get together and have an emo party.

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