The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of nirvana

Beach Riot

Ice cream, weird guitars, PJ Harvey, Mudhoney, 4am mozzarella sticks, dark comedy, dungeons and dragons and Brighton beach hangover fry-ups.

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INNADAZE

We are INNADAZE from Bradford in the UK. Our sound is sometimes bleak, but realistic moods with a collision of thick fuzzy guitar riffs, that draws from hardcore blister, dream punk and raucous cusp-of-90s grunge & indie rock.

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Steel Trees

Heavy, Fast, Loud. Full on fuzz fest. Trio of brother bashing one out up and down the motorways for the last 6 years. Supporting Dinosaur Jr, Deap Vally, God Damn. Lovely music for tea parties...in HELL!

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Violets Leap

Violets Leap are a 4 piece alternative rock band from north wales. The band came together in early 2018 with a shared desire to make music that illustrates a range of influences but has it's own recognisable sound. By summer 2018, through regular rehearsals, the band had pulled together a short se

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Mr Wu's Pigs

Hi there. Mr Wu's Pigs takes the DIY punk ethic fully to heart by being, essentially, a solo project with occasional collaborators. "No Apologies" is the opening track from debut album IT IS WHAT IT IS, which came out at the end of September. Thanks for listening! xoink

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NERVES

NERVES are a four piece rock/punk band from South London. Their debut EP 'Put A Plaster On It' was released across all major platforms on Friday 12th October. Taking inspiration from bands like IDLES, Nirvana, RATM & Drenge their sound is packed with punchy rhythm, eerie guitar & direct vocals.

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The Shapers

The Shapers delectably embrace the garage rock vibes of The Hives and Nirvana, merged with the early urgent delivery of Green Day and SUM 41. Born in 2009, this power trio have certainly undertaken the punk rock DIY ethos.

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Hands Off Gretel

The Yorkshire grunge pop four-piece have released a video for their new single "S.A.S.S". The video was directed by band leader and vocalist Lauren Tate, who says: "S.A.S.S is a big 'F You' to all those that have doubted you."

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The Dose

The Dose release new single ‘Saline,’ the third track and video of their full-length debut album. Track produced by Keith Nelson (Buckcherry) and mixed by Joe Barresi (Tool, QOTSA). Band recently added to Good Charlotte tour.

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Berliose

Hi, We are Berliose, a new emo/alt-rock band from Hungary. We just released our debut album completely DIY, and also two music videos. Thanks for checking us out!

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Being A Tiger

How often do you hear a track that inspires you to crank it up to full and want to jump through a brick wall? This post-hardcore/grunge track by Being A Tiger is one of those! An energetic and passionate delivery shows this band are one to watch out for...

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Jean Foutre

Hi! We are two Sardinian born lads based in Liverpool, moved to the UK seeking fortune playing our music but ended up making butties all day in fast food! We play a very dirty adrenaline-filled type of electro/rock with many EDM/techno/dnb elements and melancholic lyrics. Shall we dance?

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Fallen Child

Hey, we're Fallen Child. We're a four-piece rock band from Weston-Super-Mare, we mix elements of grunge and alternative rock.

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Elias Black

Elias Black brings to the live band medium the ominous emotionality, twisted textures, and dissonance of industrial music. My songwriting is characterized by barbed hooks and organic musical interplay. Our aesthetic is steeped in 1980s dark wave, punk rock, and alternative rock.

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The Magic Lotus

THE MAGIC LOTUS are an accomplished alternative garage rock duo whose 60s influenced melodicism is backed by a forceful grunge attack. Their new single, Let Music, arrives on 10th August

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The Magic Lotus

Hi guys! We are The Magic lotus, a garage rock band based in London. This is our debut single, "Feel Your Love" and it's our first release after we left Greece(we are Greeks!) to move to London and try our luck!

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Static Fires

Rising Alt Rock combo STATIC FIRES begin their assault on the UK with the release of their mesmerising debut album, Thirteen, out on Friday 10th August. The aspiring riff merchants have also just dropped a new track, Return, which can be streamed via https://youtu.be/hM9qJUOYp9Q .

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Vrillon

Hey Guys! We are a Bath based alt-rock band called Vrillon. We've just released our latest single 'Don't Be a Part of the Problem', which we're hoping will be as successful as previous track 'Find You'.

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Welles

Rock ‘n’ Roll is the new single to be revealed from 23 year old Nashville by way of Arkansas musician Jesse Wells AKA Welles. An irresistible melting pot of sweaty riffs, psychedelia and classic song writing, Rock ‘n’ Roll is a perfect indication of what to expect from Welles’ debut album (June)

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Draft Evader

Draft Evader is a solo rock 'n' roll band from Chicago, IL. Meshing old school punk rock with a touch of classic rock, I'm looking to take you on a nostalgic and intense listening experience.

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