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Slow Moving Tragedy

by The Stifled

Aggressive punk rock from Charm City - The Stifled is everything you love about NOFX and Bad Religion mixed with post-hardcore reminiscent of Story of the Year and Refused. Known for playing FAST, the Stifled are clever and honest; political and poetic.

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Modern Rome

by Quietus

Hi, we are Quietus, a post-metal band from France. Modern Rome is the first track of our recently released album "Chaos is order yet undeciphered". If you like what you hear, please check out the rest of the album ! Enjoy !

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Coping

by Smiling Assassin

We're Smiling Assassin, a Yorkshire Punk band with a mission to breathe some fresh air into the punk scene! This is the debut track 'Coping' from our album which will be released on the 31st of May 2020. ENJOY!

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Weight

by AANTHEMS

Hey guys, AANTHEMS here from Vancouver BC. Our first full length Blood Fortune is a bastard of a record, railing against greed, corruption and the end of humanity. It’s a sweaty angry mess, and it feels like someone is finally on your side.

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Ballerina's Toes

by Kevlar Bikini

Kevlar Bikini strike back with their fourth album meaningfully named "OPT-OUTism". This Zagreb-based hardcore punk trio delivers another comprehensive collection of immensely powerful tunes, which have been saturated with gracious servings of magnificent elements of metal and noise rock.

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Shovel

by Mummy

Yo, Mummy here. Four piece band from South London tearing it up with a new EP. The lead track ‘Shovel’ is a dark journey digging through life, striving to find the gold without getting too filthy.

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Energy Gone Wrong

by Spider

We are Spider and this is the new lyric video for the title track of our "Energy Gone Wrong" EP. We made a video intended to capture the nihilistic, resilient, raw and visceral nature of our live show. Hope you like it!

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Elucidator

by The Linecutters

We're a Phoenix AZ band that just got done touring extensively with Black Flag all across the country before everything went on lockdown. Our new song Elucidator criticizes people who hold their own morals and worldview above other peoples freedom of speech and safety.

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They Threw the Bodies in the Ocean

by Fizzy Milk

We became a band in early 2020. All the music was recorded and produced by the band (including the sword that’s hidden in this track!). Shortly after we finished this, our first song, we recorded and edited our own video in a 24 hour period, for the grand cost of 52 pounds.

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Samson's Bad Hair Day

by In Case Of Ire

Hello hardcore fans! Maybe you have heard of us. Most probably you haven’t. We are In Case Of Ire, a Skate-punkish, melodic hardcore band from the west coast of Sweden. It took us some time but we’ve managed to staple together a few songs for you to listen to.

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Escapist

by I See Vultures

We are a new five piece from Leicester, UK. This is our first release and we're excited to put it out into the world. If you like it, keep tabs on our page as we have loads more to come throughout 2020

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Stolen Desire

by Our Escape

Hey! We are Our Escape from Orlando, Florida. 'Stolen Desire' is about expressing anxiety, claustrophobia and isolation while feeling desperate for connection with others. Its a fun track to play and one of our favorites off our debut album.

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Groan Ups

by Sadface

YO. We're Sadface, four mates who've cut our teeth on the London DIY Punk circuit. 'Groan Ups' is taken from our debut EP, 'A Tree Grew Through Me', an exploration of spiritual vice. This track critiques celebrity culture and the toxicity it perpetuates. Abrasive, frenetic, satirical. Fuck 'em all!

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Stop Being Dickheads To Each Other

by Those Fucking Snowflakes

Those F***ing Snowflakes are a vibrant clash of political punk, hardcore rock and math rock. Formed merely as a vessel to shout out the feelings of anxiety and dread we all face in modern society everyday.

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Are You Afraid of the Dark?

by Hotknives

Here is our newest single and Music Video! We hope you like it. Are You Afraid Of The Dark?

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Dead Extras

We’re Dead Extras, a loud, chaotic band from Leeds. We also live above a funeral home, which is handy because the neighbours don’t complain. We play a loud, intense and furious hybrid of punk rock. New single Affluenza out 26.04.2019

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Operation Kino

Hey Guys, we're Operation Kino. We've released our new track A.T.D which will feature on our new EP. Our aim with this track was create something that would capture our live sound. Its one of the heaviest and most aggressive off the new record and leans heavily on our Mathcore influences.

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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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Fake Figures

Fake Figures is members of Atreyu, Scars of Tomorrow etc. This single came out 11/5 and new EP coming this Summer from producer Kris Comeaux (Assuming We Survive etc). Recently featured by BBC1 Rock, Loudwire, AltPress etc.

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Release the Hounds

We are a fast and heavy hardcore punk band from the furthest east city in North America. We began to play together in junior high school and eventual became Release the Hounds. After 10 years as a band we have released our debut self titled debut album. 12 fast and angry songs.

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