The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Hardcore punk

Burn

by Cornered

Burn is about knowing exactly what’s going wrong in this world and not being able to or having the guts to speak out about it. A planet full of smart people who are lead by fear of a minority in control. The result is an isolated society. We are doomed.

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"The Con" full length

by Warrior Tribes

We're a hardcore punk band from Chicago. 15 songs, 24 minutes of boundary poking HC. This is our posthumous debut full length. All $$$ from sales are being donated to two Chicago based charities: My Block, My Hood, My City and Assata's Daughters,

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Nothing Is Heavier Than The Mind

by NEWMEDS

“It’s about being conditioned to feel and act a certain way and your true self fighting back against those feelings. The song was written this time last year when I was in the worst depressive state I’ve suffered for a while, and contains a lot of deeply hidden meanings and metaphors."

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I Am The War

by Pro Patria Mori

Original UK 80's crossover band Pro Patria Mori release their first song after a 33 year absence. With former Malefice member Chris Allen on drums, original guitarist Pete East and bassist Paul Tillotson, the band release the instrumental 'I am the War' part of a 6 way split on Chaos Control

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Custom of the Sea

by Seven Crowns

Hi all, Seven Crowns here. we've just unleashed our 'Blood Moon Acid' EP offering up a taster of how on our forthcoming album number 4 where we'll continue to sour hardcore punk further to our own personal taste for your listening pleasure. Enjoy!

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Fuck Cyclists

by The Owen Guns

We are a 4 piece punk band from NSW Australia made up of grumpy, jaded, old silly sausages. The song 'Fuck Cyclists' is about the frustration of being stuck behind middle class lycra clad twits cosplaying the tour de France .

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Dolphin Suicide

by Laserchrist

South east London dirty melodic psych punks Laserchrist are back with new single 'Dolphin Suicide'. It's the band's first new material since their 2018 Plasterer Records EP 'DIY-bother?' And it's heavier (and angrier) than normal.

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Your Best Interest

by Entry

Hey we are Entry, a hardcore punk band based in LA. We've just announced our debut Detriment exploring different aspects of punk and hardcore. We believe in the power of punk and the uniting nature of music, reflecting ourselves and our community in our music.

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Hex Fiend (Featuring Sean Smith)

by Fangs Out

Hey Everyone Introducing Hex Fiend the bangover inducing final track from our debut EP "Curse Words" Featuring Sean Smith Formerly of the Blackout and now of Raiders/sappenin podcast fame.

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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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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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Screams of lies

by FANKAZ

Hi guys we are FANKAZ from Italy, we play Hardcore punk since 2003 and this is 'Screams Of Lies' taken from our latest album 'Seities'. Fast tech hardcore punk with a lot of screaming vocals! Enjoy and keep following on our social pages. Cheers!

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3 Song Promo

by Warrior Tribes

Here is a three song collection from our upcoming debut full length. One fast song, one moody song, one slightly slower rocker. Imagine the type of hardcore band that fits just as well on a post-punk/goth bill as it does on an eight band basement rager.

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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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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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Fired For Partying.

by World War IX

Hello Pickup! World War IX here. Do you like slap in your face, hook filled, humor driven punk rock?! Well so do we, and we just so happen to have a brand new 5 song 10" out that we think YOU will enjoy. We've been around for a few COUGH years and, we're having more fun than ever!

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Leuchtkäfer

by Flowers in Concrete

In December, Austrian hardcore veterans Flowers in Concrete re-issue their LP Aufrecht on Numavi Records for its 20th anniversary and make it available digitally for the first time ever.

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Afterburn

Hi guys, we're Afterburn from Edinburgh and we play angry hardcore punk similar to the Bridge 9 early 2000s style!

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EAT DIRT.

There’s no elaborate story surrounding EAT DIRT. What you see if what you get. They’re just a bunch of musicians who needed a place, and head space, to get creative, away from the mess of life in modern Britain—this band is an outlet for the frustration, anger, and rising tide of disenfranchisement.

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