The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of royal-blood

Thirst

by COLORWAVE

Hey guys, girls and non-binary pals, We are COLORWAVE from London, UK. COLORWAVE is about honesty, about tough love, about sharing experiences. It is boundless and borderless, havoc and harmony. It’s been a home for the wildly weird, those wonderfully wicked, and every stormy soul in-between.

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Party People

by Black Star Jackals

Hi, we are Black Star Jackals, an alt rock 4 piece from Glasgow looking to bring rock music back to the mainstream. This is our latest track Party People - a melodic dance rock anthem, bent on compelling you to join the party, and dance away your dreams.

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Isolation

by Radio Silence

Radio Silence release new EP that explores themes of modern living, such as alienation in the face of technology and the pressure imposed by the rapidly growing debt collection industry.

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Dying for a Future

by The Late Aprils

Hi we're The Late Aprils, a 4-piece Alt-Rock band out of Hertford in the UK. This is our follow up to our debut and it's called "Dying for a Future", it’s a pulsating, breathless, rollercoaster of a rock song, just like the past year it encapsulates.

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Savoir Fair

by We Three Kings

Our new single, Savoir Fair, tells the story of a dark & twisted night, with mysterious consequences. A razor sharp reminder of the power of monstrous riffs turned up to 11. If you like massive fuzzed up bluesy guitar riffs (Rival Sons, Royal Blood, The Black Keys etc) then this might be for you!

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Just Another Animal

by Vegasettes

Hey guys! We are Vegasettes, a 5 piece Alt rock riffy band from South East Kent. This song is all about how we shouldn’t be judged on how we look when deep inside, we’re all just animals.

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Nature's Curse

by Mawpit

Hi we're Mawpit, an Alt-rock/Grunge power trio from Cardiff. Our debut track, Nature's Curse, is a heavy-hitting political anthem about the bushfires that devastated Australia. Expect colossal fuzz filled riffs, powerful euphoric vocals and a catchy as hell anthemic chorus! Hope you enjoy!

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Solid Gold

by WHIMS

We're WHIMS - an instrumental rock duo that aims to create walls of sound as just two dudes. Our track Solid Gold is a perfect representation of our sound (driving riffs + hypnotic grooves wrapped in modern song structures) from our first album release.

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Marionette

by Feathers, Wood 'N' String

We all have secrets that we feel others will judge us on. Marionette is a song about breaking free from societal norms. We hope this song will give us all something to reconnect over in these isolating times. So cut your ‘puppet strings’ and rock out with us.

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Broken Windows

by Creature Creature

Originally written as an ode to the struggles of the working man, almost eerie comparisons can also be made between our current single and the state of the world in 2020. Regardless of its somber heart, Broken Windows is an out and out rock banger, complete with epic solo and driving choruses.

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Shiver & Shake

by Toreador

'Shiver & Shake' is another slice of indie rock with a heavy twist perfectly showcasing the band’s soulful harmonies. We describe it being "about the concept of meeting someone who you have an instant connection with. Sometimes you meet a person and instantly click, like a sort of divine chemistry."

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Lose Myself

by Red Light Acid Test

Red Light Acid Test are a new band on the London music scene. Merging the psych rock of 60’s garage, grunge’s spit & fury and the tight angular riffing of post punk they have created a noisy blast of brooding intensity

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The Presidents

by Stone Breaker

Hi There, we are the Stone Breaker. The video is called "the Presidents" and is about our favorite rock club Marginália a Sweaty rock club, loud music and cold beer. It's our homage to our favorite rock club in Portimão in the south of Portugal

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Keep your hands to yourself

by Stone Breaker

Hi There, we are the Stone Breaker, a rock band from Portugal and "Motörbass" is our first single of our upcoming album, released on the 17th of April.

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All Of Us

by Sauce

Hi we're Sauce, a four piece rock band from Manchester who have been grafting away and writing good old fashioned rock and roll songs that bring a bit of a feelgood factor back to guitar music. All of Us is our best example of that.

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Before The Storm

by Follow Deep

We are Follow Deep and we are a young, emerging indie/alternative rock band from Hull.
This is our latest single from our debut album "Will You Still Love Me...", and it's about one of the characters from the film "Leon: The Professional". Hope you like it!

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Chameleon

by Seven Spies

Hey guys, we're Seven Spies and this is our debut single “Chameleon”. The track is about the different faces, personas and behaviour we put on to negotiate our daily lives. Hope you dig it!

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S'alright (G.O.T.I.T)

by We Three Kings

We Three Kings are a no-nonsense three piece rock ’n’ roll band from Manchester, UK with a balls-out sound that blends fuzzed up blues-rock into three minute mini miracles of pure joy. This is our latest single called S'alright (G.O.T.I.T), released on Excess All Areas Records.

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Busy Saving The World

by Dramalove

Hi guys! We are an alternative rock band from Brighton called Dramalove. Thanks!

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Gasoline

by We Three Kings

We Three Kings are a no-nonsense three piece rock ’n’ roll band from Manchester, UK with a balls-out sound that blends fuzzed up blues-rock into three minute mini miracles of pure joy. Enjoy our new track 'Gasoline'.

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