The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Rock

Long Gone Silver

by Y!KES

Written in the heat of global frustration, 'Long Gone Silver' smacks against the rage with massive guitars, bass hooks, punchy drums & sinister vocals to remind the world that music is alive, kicking & screaming.

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Up Tonight

by Start the Week Over

“Up Tonight” is an upbeat emo-rock song about confessing your love for someone through the simple act of staying up together, featuring a Deftones inspired breakdown (1:43), and a stripped acoustic outro (2:32).

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Lightning

by The Mandevilles

Hi Punktastic gang! We're The Mandevilles. Our new song "Lightning" reflects on the masochistic side of a past relationship. Eventually realizing that it just didn't work, but there's still this sick thrill from going through hell for someone you think you're meant to be with. Plus it's grungy af!

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By The Power Of Barnard Castle

by Those Fucking Snowflakes

Blackpool based noise punks Those Fuckign Snowflakes release Dominic Cummings baiting video for By The Power Of Barnard Castle, taken from forthcoming EP 'Everything Is Absolutely Fkkkkkkd' out in January on Louder Than War Records

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RAVINGS AT YOUR WINDOW

by HOLY ROLLER BABY

With music as spirited as their name suggests Holy Roller Baby offers rock that rolls with primitive swagger in this debut single. Recorded at Radiohead's Courtyard Studios in Oxfordshire, England and produced by Ian Davenport (Band of Skulls, Demob Happy etc.)

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Doctorpus

by Last Hyena

The concept for ‘Doctorpus’ is set in a not-too-distant future where medical professionals and doctors have all disappeared and the only things remaining in the healthcare profession are octopuses. They can multitask very well and are very cheap to pay, although basically ineffective.

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Space Loop

by Burrowing

We are Burrowing and this track is taken from our new album, 'Weight'. It's about losing connection with reality.

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Cower

by Oscar Merry

'Cower' seamlessly blends through genres to create a melting pot of individuality; unlike anything else. The sound has an infectious charm, driving rhythms and a melody that will make its home inside your head.

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Victory Lap (Live)

by Let Man Loose

Fresh-faced with new bassist Eric Dimmack joining the line-up, and Luke Scruton filling in for Jamie on guitar, we booked into York's Young Thugs Studio to record performances of two tracks from 'Vol. 3'. Choosing to record live, the session resulted in a pair of frenetic and raw recordings.

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When The Lights Go Down

by Pat & Mac

In a world where finite resources are hoarded by corrupt leaders who rule with an iron fist and darkness enshrouds all who walk in their shadow, two heroes have emerged to shine ray of hope. With the power of raw, unadulterated rock music, they strike a blow against the tyrannical forces of evil.

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Branches

by MAUVE

We wrote this during the first lockdown by sending voice notes beats and demos to each other. We believe this is our most rocky/angsty song yet and captures the frustrations of being a band during the recent pandemic.

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Object Permanence

by Strangelight

We're Strangelight from Oakland, CA. Our debut album, Adult Themes was released on October 23rd. This track, Object Permanence, is one of my favorites on the album. A blast to play live, and an example of the benefits of not overthinking things. Not that we're ever in danger of that.

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Sinnerville

by Storm

Storm, German/South African born singer & songwriter living in the USA. Storm plays the guitar, bass guitar and drums. Storm has recorded music in Nashville with some incredibly talented and accredited musicians. Sinnerville, is a hard rock song pulling from many post-grunge and nu-metal influences.

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Monster Movie

by The Tomb Tones

Straight outta their graves in Atlanta, GA, THE TOMB TONES will trick or treat your ears to a witch’s brew of hokey horror references, infectious hooks, and spooky storytelling that’s oozing with novelty Halloween punk rock sweetness

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We Eat the Buffalo

by Radio Aftermath

From the enigmatic first chord through to its head shaking climax, We Eat the Buffalo is a marriage of hook laden riffs & choruses, full of energy and immediacy. This is all underpinned by hard-hitting drums, driving bass lines, and creative lead guitar work.

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rusk

by jealous

jealous - is a mix of head-banging rock with a touch of post-hardcore. This track is about people being heartless to each other, to the point when you start doubting whether they have a piece of dry bread for the heart or they’re just genuinely assholes.

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Shaun

by PLAY DEAD

Shaun is a story about Ollie's (bass) nan's boyfriend, a gentle giant with a temper who got arrested for punching a man off his bike in south London.

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Endless Breath

by Sean Nolan and The Heartmakers

Hey guys, we're Sean Nolan and the Heartmakers, a rock - pop punk band from Brooklyn, NY. We've just released our new record, titled “The Machineries of Joy”. We hope you'll like it, thanks for your time :)

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Black Dove

by Favvkes

Hey there, I'm Favvkes and this is my debut single Black Dove! It's an anthem of inner strength to help us through these trying times about harnessing the power you've always had within you... It's edgy and moody and I hope you love it. Best played loud ;)

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Highway Rats

by BRAINCOATS

Hey!! We are BRAINCOATS, a Punk Rock 'n' Roll band from Sweden. This is our new single "Highway Rats" from our upcoming EP. It's an upbeat fun song about being out on tour. Living through the amazing and challenging moments with your best friends in life. Take a listen and tell us what you think!

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