The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of queens-of-the-stone-age

WASTE

We're Waste, a four-piece from Stevenage, UK. We dropped our new single ‘Run’ on 29th November 2018 via all digital platforms. Alex Baker of Kerrang! Radio said “fuzzed-out rock’n’roll…a sludgy heaviness reminiscent of Alice in Chains”

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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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Lazybones

Lazybones aka Candi, Joe and Sam, are one fuzzy bass guitar, amplified organ and drums, creating a trashy, unapologetic, to-the-point sound; comparable to the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Slaves, Idles and Royal Blood.

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Kingswood

Messed It Up is the first taste of album #3 from Melbourne's favourite dreamboats, Kingswood. Currently under construction across four studios in Sydney and Nashville. The track is an all sinewy synth-soul compulsion with a restless rock undertow

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Dead Ground

Expressing an intoxicating sound that is raw, atmospheric and engulfing, DEAD GROUND strive to create music that holds true value built upon integrity and honesty. The alternative trio release their striking new single, We All Feel The Same, on Friday 12th October.

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Not Robots?

Good day Punktastic readers! We are Not Robots? A 4 piece post punk band from Edinburgh who make bombastic noise and confuse people into thinking we are in fact not robots? We recently released our debut single, it's pretty damn cool and we believe all ears should be deafened by it.

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Matter Of Mind

Hey, We're Matter Of Mind, a 4 piece Alt Rock band from Stockport, Manchester. Our music is Loud, Pounding and carries's emotion, something a little different from what's coming out of Manchester at the moment. We're not your typical Manchester Indie Band

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Fizzy Blood

"Strangers is part of a transition into a new era as a band. We’ve talked a lot about how we shouldn’t let genre define us and this song is the statement of intent. We hope you’ve come by now to expect the unexpected from us" - Paul Howells, guitars

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Bear Island

Hey hey, we're Bear Island and this is our brand new single 'Wanderlust' which is set for release on 23 June! For fans of we have absolutely no idea who else we sound like so please help us out. Hope you enjoy!

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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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Dark Stares

DARK STARES have produced an intoxicating sound that takes from a vast range of areas, spanning from Muse, and Royal Blood, through to Led Zeppelin and The Beatles. The much-praised alt-rock combo release their breath-taking debut album, Darker Days Are Here To Stay, on 11th May

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TIGRESS

We're TIGRESS - a five piece rock band from Chelmsford in Essex. We've put out 2 EPs via LAB Records and are releasing our 3rd this June. We've toured with Counterfeit, Metro Station and Billy Talent - and were hand picked by Green Day to open for them in Hyde Park last July.

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BEAR CHEST

Hello, we're Bear Chest, A heavy three piece from Sheffield who love riffs and beer. We're due to release our second EP - "Leather and Sweat" on the 4th May

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Fizzy Blood

Leeds’ Fizzy Blood reveal their colossal new single 'Pink Magic'. Commanding and anthemic, the track showcases a new strength to Fizzy Blood’s sound. The track is taken from forthcoming EP Pink Magic, which the band announce will come later this year on Killing Moon.

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The Harlers

Punktastic Readers! We are The Harlers. Check out our latest single 'Heart Of Gold' It will burn your ears! Full of fuzz and riffs! we hope you like it.

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Forever Cult

FOREVER CULT kickstart their UK run with Fizzy Blood by releasing new track USURPER. Abrasive, fuzzy and oscillating, the track is a sonic depiction of a night out escalating. USURPER is also the first track featuring the band’s newly recruited second guitarist Wilko.

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