The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Hardcore

Circles

Combining ourr influences to mix a certain approach of 80’s hardcore with the urge and feelings of early emo in the vain of what was done in Washinton and on Dischord at the mid 80’s. Driven by positive, political and concerned lyrics.

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Veislakt

Norwegian hardcore band Veislakt is gearing up to their biggest release ever (coming out on Rob Mules Records) – a concept album telling the story of a circus coming to town, including alcoholic Russians, big fires and chaos!

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SAGO

Welcome SAGO ! Made up of former/current members of Toronto's Villipend & Cerebral Scrub and Lilim, these cats have not stopped wowing crowds all over Ontario and Quebec, making their new album "Flood Island" one to be feared a respected.

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Hood Rats

Hood Rats are all in this great world that embodies raw, honest, straight to the gut punk rock. No bullshit here. Just balls to the wall, cut throat rock ‘n’ roll played and recorded the way punk rock ought to be; on cheap equipment, in a bedroom, loud, bratty and obnoxious with a D.I.Y. traditions

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Planet B

Planet B is the duo of punk provocateur Justin Pearson (The Locust, Swing Kids, Retox, Dead Cross) and hip-hop producer Luke Henshaw (Sonido de la Frontera, First Power Crew). Together, these two dissidents combine their styles into a new & thrilling collaboration of beats, noise and general mayhem!

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Sociasylum

We are a 4-piece Blackened Grindcore/Hardcore band from Tallinn, Estonia. The current lineup finalized after 5 years of constant changes and 2 differently styled EPs. We self-released our debut full-length album “Crossroads” already on June 14th.

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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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NUGGIEZ

We're NUGGIEZ, a noise-punk act inspired equally by old school hardcore, post-punk and noise rock. We're based on the peripheries of Auckland's punk rock scene, in the North Island of New Zealand. Our new EP covers the ominous implications of late-capitalism through 5 tracks.

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God Complex

Breeding Filth was created before the current incarnation of God Complex came to be. The subject matter was largely influenced by a news article on the Assad regime’s chemical weapons attack on a Syrian town called Khan Shaykhun in early 2017. Initially, focused on war atrocities, the track grew

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Grim Addiction

We're a 4 piece hardcore band from the West Side of Puerto Rico. Grim Addiction has been around the (PRHC) scene since 2015. Playing in various local shows, killing venues with our music and sharing stage with other very talented musicians / bands of the island. Our Riffs are pretty insane.

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suffer/wallow

We’re suffer/wallow, a four-piece sludgy hardcore band from Glasgow, Scotland. This is our first single, ‘wraith’, from our self-titled debut album. It’s fast, it’s hard and it’s loud, we hope you enjoy!

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Blank

BLANK is a Negative Hardcore band from Solingen (Germany) founded in 2011. We have released four records and played over a 100 shows in Europe and the US so far. Our new album just dropped on Holy Goat Records.

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Foreign Flag

Here's our brand new single Brat! Sonically it's a fresh and insanely fast hardcore song which still retains it's bounce and catchiness. Lyrically it hits themes of addiction, alcohol and drug abuse. The track was Produced by Jay Russell of ACODA and son of Russ Russell (Napalm Death, SikTh).

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KEN Mode

KEN mode share a new video for "Feathers & Lips" a new track from their seventh full-length 'Loved" which is incoming via Season Of Mist (New Damage Records in Canada) on August 31st. Directed by C Mills, the video shows the group in their element performing their raw, unfiltered music live!

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Axis Of Despair

Swedish grindcore collective Axis Of Despair – formed by current and former members of Nasum, Coldworker, Infanticide, Volturyon, Livet Som Insats, Nervgift, Overtorture, and more – are preparing to release their debut full-length, Contempt For Man (27th July, Southern Lord)

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Koseakaso

Hi, we're Koseakaso from Italy and we just released our new record named "Squaloparco", which is based around a famous toy racetrack that you american guys better know as "Shark Park". Squaloparco consist of 9 fast Melodic HC tracks completely sung in Italian, hope you'll enjoy it!

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Masiro

Oxford mathcore trio Masiro have been captivating listeners with their own blend of math-prog-metal since the tail end of 2011. Although influenced by everyone from Meshuggah, through to Mars Volta, Masiro bear their own markings, evidenced with new EP, Geodesics, out Friday 7th September.

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Moderntears'

Hey guys! We're Moderntears', a melodic hardcore band from Italy! Our latest single "Old Souls" is the track that we choose to lead our "Saddest Summer", despite the catchy chorus and the sweet melodies. It has been premiered by Dreambound and it will be on all the digital stores since June 26th!

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Astmatisk Gapskratt

Four-piece from rural Norway with energetic live performances and a wide range of influences.

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