The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Grunge

HUSSY

South London based HUSSY (multi instrumentalist, Sophie Nicole Ellison) makes music that’s both juxtaposingly lullful & playful yet as raw and direct as the name of her pseudonym. She records, produces and layers all instrumentation in her home studio in London.

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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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Broncos

Broncos is a brazen 90s rock band from Brooklyn for the modern era. The single Human is a heavy-hitting demand for inclusivity, railing against exclusion, xenophobia, and ultimately self-destruction, from their upcoming album Revenge.

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Fallen Child

Hey, we're Fallen Child. We're a four-piece rock band from Weston-Super-Mare, we mix elements of grunge and alternative rock.

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MUFFIN

Our new single 'swim.float.drown' is what you get if you mix a lot of ginger hair with a mouthful of grit, then ask Tom Morello to give it a once over, before shoving it in the oven for just the right amount of time so it melts in the mouth. Best served with Gin.

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Parker Lee

We're a garbageshop quartet from York writing rock songs for day-to-day catharsis, tied up in a neat little package with lyrical themes of self-indulgence and primal fears. Our new song 'Fencer' is about how dangerous and spineless a centrist attitude can be.

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Elias Black

Elias Black brings to the live band medium the ominous emotionality, twisted textures, and dissonance of industrial music. My songwriting is characterized by barbed hooks and organic musical interplay. Our aesthetic is steeped in 1980s dark wave, punk rock, and alternative rock.

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Hounding

Hey all, we're a Kent based band that play loud fuzzy music "Likened to grunge and sludge bands of a mostly bygone era, Hounding pairs thick visceral riffing with morose and ariose Corgan-esque howling in the unholiest of matrimony"

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Sharkmuffin

We're a garage punk band from Brooklyn / Jersey Shore & we're coming to the U.K. for our second tour July 26-August 12th!! This is our new track which makes references to Liz Taylor movies, as well as Almost Famous & Pulp Fiction.

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HIGH/LOW

Hey Punktastic! We are HIGH/LOW. We like stuff raw, and are stuck in the 90's. We are fully DIY band and need a little help spreading the word. This track is from our forthcoming album 'SKELETONS', coming out on 10" vinyl 27th July.

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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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Welles

Rock ‘n’ Roll is the new single to be revealed from 23 year old Nashville by way of Arkansas musician Jesse Wells AKA Welles. An irresistible melting pot of sweaty riffs, psychedelia and classic song writing, Rock ‘n’ Roll is a perfect indication of what to expect from Welles’ debut album (June)

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Jo Passed

The Vancouver-based quartet are releasing their debut album 'Their Prime' on May 25th via Sub Pop records. This is the second single to be unveiled from the record.

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SOBER

Hey there! We're SOBER and "Fuck It" is the 2nd track off of our debut EP "Mental Decline". If you're sick of having a job, a crappy relationship and no friends then this song is for you...or if you just like punk.

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Shaken Tailor

We're a project who like to do what we want. We love heavy rock with nuts and melody and just a sprinkling of cheese!!

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Sedge

Hey Punktastic, My name is Mitch Heron and I started a band with my older brother James called Sedge. We named it Sedge because our last name is heron and Sedge is the collective of Herons. Just like you say murder of crows - sedge of herons. We just released our sophomore album 'Psychochondriac'.

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Louser

Louser is an emo/grunge band from Winnipeg Canada. Formed in early 2017 they spent most of the year writing and recording their debut EP.

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Ill-Informed

We are a small, 3 piece Hardcore/Metal/Punk band from Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

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