The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Hardcore Punk

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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Never Be Whole

by Cruel Hand

American Hardcore Punk veterans, Cruel Hand, are back with a brand new single that delivers the heavy and crushing riffs they have made their name on.

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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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Chaos Reigns

We are Chaos Reigns, and our live shows are dangerous. Check out our debut music video for our latest single 'Peripheral', learn the words and come and scream along at one of our gigs.

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The New Enemy

The New Enemy's "Illusion of Choice" is available now on Bandcamp, Spotify, Apple Music, etc. Five original songs and three covers (Leonard Cohen, Snapcase, Gob). With mixing by Will Killingsworth (Full of Hell, Incendiary) and mastering by Arthur Rizk (Code Orange, Power Trip).

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Broken Lungs

Loud, fast noise from Birmingham, formed at the start of 2018. Our new EP 'Cultural Decay' is released on 8th March 2019.

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This Side of Anarchy

Just released our 3rd album Devils May Pass. Hope you like it.

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Pretty Pistol

Raw, energetic garage punk. Combining melds of furious shouts, frenzied riffs and pummelling drums, Pretty Pistol produce a marshalled chaos somewhere between Gallows, Be Your Own Pet and The Kills.

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Subverter

SUBVERTER: Fast, aggressive hardcore punk from BC, Canada. 4 song demo from July 2018.

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CLEARxCUT

Hey, we are CLEARxCUT, a band singing NOT about "getting drunk on the beach" like the average pop band nowadays, BUT about issues that really matter, like environmental destruction, human and animal rights, anarchism and feminism! If you are fed up with the status quo, this is the music for you! ;)

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Deafkids

Brazilian trio Deafkids are now streaming "Templo do Caos" from new album Metaprogramação, a fabric of electronic pulses, barrages of delay and noise, wailing guitars, and frenzied rhythms. “One of the most exciting bands I have heard in a very long time.” - STEVE VON TILL, NEUROSIS/NEUROT.

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Few Good Things

Hi! We are Few Good Things from Raleigh, NC! We’re a punk/Thrash trio inspired by DRI, Suicidal Tendencies, Bad Brains, etc. If you’re in to fast, heavy, catchy tunes you should check out our self titled EP!

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Felons

Hi, we're an Essex based punk band and we've just recorded our first EP and shot a video. Would appreciate a listen if you're into some good old-fashioned DIY punk rock!

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Blóm

3 QT PUNKS PLAYING PUA RADGE SHIT Blóm are a 3 piece hardcore noise punk band - making feminist, queer, emotionally charged racket. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK) feat. former members of Tough Tits; they lyrically explore themes of sexism, feminism, politics, race, religion and gender.

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Hellbent

Ladies and gents, welcome Hellbent. A hardcore punk unit from Toronto/Hamilton,On. Southern Ontario's sludgiest hardcore quartet around. They have a new video clip from their single "Vagabond". The track crushes, the video's beautifully shot and the band has tons of tour plans.

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Slow Jams

We’re SLOW JAMS, a hc/punk band with members from all over Europe who met in Berlin. This is our first EP and it's as much explosive as DIY.

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Down With Rent

Down With Rent is a four-piece hardcore punk group hailing from Connecticut. We aim for an original sound with a classic punk feel. Our first full-length, Entitled Millennial Scum, releases this July.

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Zero Negative

Zero Negative are a punk rock band from Sunderland, UK. They were formed in the summer of 2017 by guitarist Dean Allen and drummer Callum Hewitt. After several weeks of writing and rehearsing they recruited vocalist Jimmy Gage and were joined shortly after by bassist Jon Saxby and former No Cross gu

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