The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Hardcore

Smells Like Quarantine Spirit EP

by Cause of Accident

Cause of Accident is both everywhere and nowhere. These 4 tracks were written and recorded from scratch at home during UK lockdown... and thus 80% paid for by the Tories (which is obviously deeply satisfying, given that we're slagging them off in half these songs).

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From Today

by From Today

Established in 2016, From Today consists of harcore enthusiasts. This is our self titled debut album released in January 2020.

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Money $hot

by Dirt Merchant

Hey people! Check out this track and see what you think. We're a mix of old-school hardcore with groove influence. This song exemplifies what we do well as a band, great two-step riffs and energy.

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Su Casa Es Mi Casa

by Florida or Bust

Hi there! We're Florida or Bust, a band from southern germany. We've played shows since last year and since then had a few good opportunities to get around. We're planning our second release, and wanted to get some feedback for a better feeling for how our music is received esp. outside of Germany.

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86' Death Cult Classic

by Fangs Out

Hey Everyone We're Fangs Out and this is the first song "86' Death Cult Classic" taken from our upcoming EP "Curse Words" be careful you're going to need a neck brace after listening...

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Slaughterhouse Apathy

by Fastix

We're Fastix - representing North Yorkshire hardcore. This is our favourite track from our new EP "No Future 2020", which came out on 10th January. It's called "Slaughterhouse Apathy" and is about the meat industry. We think you'll like it!

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by Fret!

Hello, We are Fret! - Rob Woodcock (drums / vocals), Cath Tyler (bass / vocals) and Steve Strode (guitar). 3 'heart of darkness' fuzz monsters riding a tidal wave up the Tyne to soundtrack a Mexican bar brawl. This track is taken from our 2nd album, 'A Vanity Spawned By Fear'. Play loud & enjoy!

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Low Season

by Higher Power

Hailing from Leeds, hardcore group Higher Power have shared their brand new track ‘Low Season’, together with its official music video. The song features on their third album and Roadrunner Records debut ‘27 Miles Underwater’, which will be released on January 24th

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Hook Line Sinker

by Beerwolf

Here's a song from our new record. It's about punching your landlord. Maybe.

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Metallic Hardcore straight from the Midlands. Couple of years and releases in. For fans of being pummelled to sludge whilst being told you're absolutely worthless.

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We're a Punk/HC band in the vein of 80's DC Hardcore acts like Scream and Government Issue. Our new EP 'GREAT AGAIN' is aimed squarely at the Trump administration with five quick, fast and angry hardcore blasts. 'GREAT AGAIN' delivers equal amounts of humor and bile in classic style.

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Deafkids share new video for "Espirais da Loucura” taken from the band’s explosive third album, Metaprogramação, out now on Neurosis’ label, Neurot Recordings. For the band, the video "reflects the chaotic confusion of our daily struggles in socio-political realities" in the homeland, Brazil.

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Breichiau Hir

Hey, this is our new single 'Penblwydd Hapus Iawn'. An unflinching three minutes of punk aggression powered by a wall of three pronged guitars and cathartic vocals. The song is about a catastrophic birthday party I attended a few years ago where I witnessed the worst in some of the best people”.

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Dead Retinas

We're Dead Retinas, a 4 piece hardcore punk band from Manchester. Known for our hectic and flamboyant stage shows and our intense and thought-provoking jams. Combining hardcore, punk, movie references and queer culture, we're the band you didn't think you need......but you do need it.

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Defeatist UK

What’s good, hope all is well! Music really is just a labour of love for us but we finally got round to dropping some new tracks you guys might be into. Your time and thoughts are very much appreciated xo

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We’re Shattered Knees from Hertfordshire. We play a style of hardcore infused metal that is aggressive and honest - it’s heavy sauce. The ‘MERCY’ EP is our very first release, but we have plenty to come in early 2019. This is lo-fi hardcore for the WiFi generation.

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We're a Toronto four-piece that tie punk/rock/hardcore on our 10-track debut. In the first track alone you'll find punk, hardcore, sass, screaming, solos and rock, as well as some synth. Ferocious, eclectic and fun, something for any punk/hardcore fan with a taste for adventure and experimentation.

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Hi Punktastic! We're COPE & this is our brand new single, EMPIRE. Empire sows a taste of things to come from a fiery & energetic COPE who have a new found drive to storm the heavy music scene. On tour with MSRY on the 14th – 17th this Feb! In Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester and London

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Sideshow Cinema

Hey we're Sideshow Cinema. We released our first album last year titled 'Palace' on Flesh and Bone Records. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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Hi ! We're DEAD KIWIS, we're releasing our new EP "SYSTEMATIC HOME RUN" the 28th of January 2019 on vinyls and here's the first single ! It's a somekind of mathcore/hardcore music like DEP, Norma Jean, Converge. Hope you'll like it !

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