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Bands and new music for fans of Alternative

GUTS.

Hello there! We're a band called GUTS. from Lincoln. We play grunge flavoured, anthemic powerpop bangers with a britpop-esque snottiness and swagger. Check out our new single 'Hush', the first track released from our upcoming EP, recorded and mixed by the legendary Bob Cooper.

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Every Other Year

Every Other Year is a teenage alternative pop punk band from Orange County, California. They bridge the gap between modern day alternative and melodic hardcore. This is their most requested song One Day. They also have a music video for the song which is on the website. Enjoy!

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Siblings Of Us

Brit trio SIBLINGS OF US make a potent statement with their brand new track, A Gang Called Wonder. The cut is taken from the band’s genre bending new EP, Gargantua, which hits all outlets on 2nd November, via RetroSynth Records.

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Harri Larkin

Harri Larkin is a band. We could write a long description of our sound or you could press play and define it for yourself, These are for you. -HL

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Bear Shoe

Hi there, we're Bear Shoe - an alternative punk / emo band from Guildford - Surrey. Here's a song from our debut self-titled and 4 track EP we've been working on over the year whilst studying at the University of Surrey. We're super pleased with it and hope you are too!

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From Inside

Brit Alt-Metallers, FROM INSIDE, return with their mesmerising sophomore EP, When I’m Breathing Without You, out 14th September. The emerging foursome have also just premiered their brand new video for Before I Leave, which can be viewed here - https://youtu.be/JRkGJN4dRiU .

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Icarus Dive

ICARUS DIVE have racked up comparisons stemming from System Of A Down, Radiohead, through to Queen. The alternative crew have just released a new video for Hydra - https://youtu.be/t5JynOXANAw , which is lifted from the band’s new EP, Among The Thorns, out 21st September.

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No No Instigator

Hello! We want to let everyone know that our new album is out! It is called ''Dark Is Not What Irks Me Deep Inside the Realm''. We recorded and mixed it at various DIY places in Zagreb (Croatia). You can listen to it and download it for free at our bandcamp: https://nonoinstigator.bandcamp.com

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Like Roses

Hey Guys, We are Like Roses a female fronted alt emo, emo pop band from the east bay of California. We finished recording an ep that was released a little over a month ago and would love for you guys to take a listen and help us share this album with more people.

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Boat Race Weekend

We are Boat Race Weekend, an Emo/Alternative band based out of Spokane, WA. We combine our favorite elements of emo, indie, post-rock, and pop punk to our create our ambient, but hard hitting sound. Here is our music video for "Youth" from our latest album "Near & Dear" out now!

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The Rose Affair

We are The Rose Affair, a group of guys from the East of England. We like to describe our sound as a melancholic dreamscape layered over groove-driven indie-rock. Let us know if we're anywhere close!

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Boat Race Weekend

Boat Race Weekend is an alternative/emo/however-you-want-classify-it rock band based out of Spokane, WA. Their sound combines elements of indie, emo, and post rock to create an ambient and hard hitting sound that is uniquely their own.

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Soul Attrition

Hey Punktastic, I'm releasing a solo project called Soul Attrition. The debut album, "Vashon Rain" integrates components of post-metal, grunge, sludge and alternative with a focus on pummeling riffs and haunting melodies in order to create an emotive and driving sound.

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Xadium

We're emo/pop punk group Xadium, from Swindon. Our new song "Overshadowed" has been in the making since last year and it's about keeping your head above the waves of modern life, never losing hope and staying true to yourself. We hope you enjoy it!

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Lighten Up Laura

Hey guys, We are Lighten Up Laura, a 4 piece Emo/Alternative band from Southampton! We met while studying at university and have been playing together for two years! Our debut EP "Acting Your Age" was released in June 2017!

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Idle Bones

We're Idle Bones. We are Dark, twisted, punchy punk rockers. Come aboard our Ghost Ship to join the Murder in Mystery.

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Pessimist

Yo everyone, we are Pessimist! We try to write and play Pop Punk in a way that is different to other similar-sounding bands of our genre. We like to play shows, write music, eat good food and hang out with good friends. The video for our new single "Boneless" is attached, so please check it out. Pea

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Sisteray

We are Sisteray, four boys from East London and like to think we tell it how it is through our songs. No.1 is we LOVE playing live. Last year we had great reation to our 15 Minutes project - exactly 15 minutes of our new recorded music 5 songs edited to the second. About to unleash our new EP

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Fifth Dawn

“This song is quite interesting conceptually – I was having a lot of lucid dreams at a point in my life due to various stressors, and with that came an unsettling, warped reality that became my constant dream state."

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Oceans

Oceans is a British alternative/progressive hybrid that recently released their EP "Far From Composure"

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