The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of turnstile

Truck

by Squidge

Hey gang! We are Squidge, Big Sad Loud Dumb Punks from Bristol UK. Truck is the second single from our upcoming EP "Tough Luck" (releasing April 26th). It's an abrasive sucker punch of frustration from feeling the need to rise out of a slump imposed by adult life.

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Ego

by Dad Magic

This new single will kick off 2024 for us. It is the soundtrack of Dad Magic's new year. It's a song that showcases Dad Magic's ability to write a song with a catchy chorus. The song blends classic hardcore riffs with an emotional punk chorus in the veins of Title Fight & Touché Amoré.

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RUNAWAY HIGH

by GUT HEALTH

Someone wrote that it's a lil like crawling up in your own sweat, piss, and vomit to create a new kind of amniotic fluid - I can't really top that. Would <3 if u could give a listen! Mix: Jon Markson (Drug Church, Soul Blind, DRAIN, KOYO) Drums: David Haik (Pianos Become The Teeth, United Nations)

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AUTOMATIC DRILLS

by JUNKBREED

Junkbreed fully embraces the intricate relationship between rebellion and fun, blending disconcerting riffs, pulsating rhythms, and vocal lines that resonate with the effervescent DIV hardcore energy of the 90s. An explosive cocktail of rock, punk, and post-hardcore.

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Schoolcave

by PLEO

Yo, we are PLEO and this is another visualaudio piece that blurs the lines of music. It is inspired by Plato's "allegory of the cave" and deals with the perception of reality.

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Sad Sack

by Squidge

Hey we're Squidge, a sad silly bunch of punks from Bristol and Cardiff. We like writing loud, gritty songs with a melodic and catchy twist. Despite our demeanour we like to pull down that facade when it comes to our writing, so give our brand new single Sad Sack a spin to hear for yourselves.

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Schoolcave

by PLEO

Yo crew, this Greg from PLEO. Here is a visual-audio piece that tells the story of a depressed person whose female and male side are disconnected, represented respectively by the main characters.

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Bad Soup // Absurd Beast

by Dad Magic

Hello! We're Dad Magic! Bad Soup is a song about how the world is suffocating through the actions of an arrogant species who took agency over nature. Absurd Beast describes the feeling of the absurd. A constant struggle between purpose and the feeling of impermanence as described by Albert Camus.

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Jane Doe

by BANGKITAN

JANE DOE is the debut single from Cambridge's Best Boy Band, Bangkitan.

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VORTEX OF SOULS

by YOUR FUTURE IS METAL

We are YOUR FUTURE IS METAL and we love old school 80s metal, modern hardcore punk and horror movies. VORTEX OF SOULS is the second single taken from our self titled debut EP "YFIM" and is the definitive showcase of our influences. We hope it warms your bones in heavy metal delight.

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New Beginnings

by Yur Mum

Yur Mum is a powerhouse duo with a vibrant fusion of rock, punk and noise with tropical vibes. 'New Beginnings' is an empowering and anthemic modern rock track for fans of Paramore, Turnstile, Deftones, and it's been on Spotify’s All New Rock, The Punk List, Shockwave playlists.

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Cloud Nine

by Vibration Boys

We're Vibration Boys from Bristol, we're heavily influenced by bands like Scowl, The Damned, Turnstile, Cro Mags and more influences from all the alternative and hardcore scenes. Our most recent release 'Cloud Nine' is a blend of all of these influences in one single.

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DO YOU WANT TO DANCE (WITH A WANTED MAN)?

by YOUR FUTURE IS METAL

The debut single from YOUR FUTURE IS METAL at first glance is written as a serial killers response to "Hybristophilia". The track is also a comment on the glorification of serial killers and a tribute to those who consume the media that immortalises these frightening characters.

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Deku

by Torch The Hive

Hello! We're Torch the Hive from Chicago, Illinois. We're so excited to share our new single 'deku' with you. This song is told from the perspective of someone who has exhausted their options after a long bout of depression to the point where they view themselves as a 'deku' - a useless person.

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fiftyone

by jxke

My name is Jake Morell (also known as “jxke”) and I am dropping my first single as a solo artist, after playing in numerous alternative bands for the past 10 years. Fans that love early 2000’s pop punk such as Blink-182, Sum-41, Avril Lavigne, and more, have shown heavy interest in this track.

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There We Are Then

by Peruvian Necktie

Have you always wanted to hear a song written by a bunch of late 30 somethings shouting about being dragged into a meeting at work that should have just been an email? Well, that's us!

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Call Of The Void

by Call Of The Void

We are Call Of The Void. Hardcore Punk from Bristol England, our sound is a blend of performance poetry and classic punk influence with a modern twist.

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Order

by Bugwhore

What's up guys and gals, we're Bugwhore, a hardcore punk & grunge band from Birmingham, Alabama. We made an album last week that is just way too grimy and snarly not to share with the world. 'Order' is our swan song of all the anger and ferocity we've been harboring since high school.

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Big Money

by Noiseheads

"Big Money," was the first track recorded with Steve Albini. He called it a rager after we played for him. This energetic, raw, and anthemic track shows our band going full steam ahead: There's no such thing as moderation. Overkill is just sedation.

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Empty & Blank

by Boring Girls

Boring Girls is a punk rock/hardcore punk band from Montreal, Canada formed in the spring 2020. They play short and energetic songs addressing themes such as internal conflicts, the gloom of everyday life or the mysteries of the universe Boring Girls is inspired by groups like McLusky, Melvins, Rata Negra, Limp Wrist and Pissed Jeans (whose song Boring Girls gave the group its name) while keeping a DIY spirit.

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