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Punk

Cutting edge and engaging music to separate your station from the pack!

Here you’ll find Punk tracks recommended by Amrap’s ‘Music Directors Alliance’. The MD Alliance includes proactive and influential MDs from stations including:

-2FBi & 2SER (NSW),
-3PBS & 3RRR (VIC),
-4ZZZ (QLD) & Three D and Radio Adelaide (SA)
-6RTR (WA) & Edge Radio (TAS).

You’ll also find tracks that have been getting great AirIt reviews and are climbing the AirIt charts. These tracks are gaining traction on community radio all around the country.

Tracks

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Bare Bones - Rust     Punk, Rock, Metal, Alternative 13/09/2019
Bare Bones are a heavy punk rock band from Sydney, signed to iconic label Resist Records.
"Rust" is about the stages of life, the nostalgia of youth, the turmoil of adulthood, and the reality of death. Vocalist Thomas says "Rust takes inspiration from Shakespeare’s concept "Seven Ages of Man", casts a reflection on childhood memories from the contrasting perspective of adulthood, and projects to the final stages of life with the surrender of our corporeal form."

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Commissioner Bourbon - Indianapolis Bones and the Crusade for the last Dart     Punk 13/09/2019
3 piece skate punk band distilled and bottled in Footscray.
First single from the upcoming release, "No Beer / No Dad"

Sly Withers - Good Days Bad Days     Punk 13/09/2019
Consisting of members Jono Mata, Blitvich, Joel Neubecker and Shea Moriarty, Sly Withers have steadily built a fan and critical following thanks to songs like ‘Lately’ and ‘Sad Guy'.
Professional punk with hard hitting guitar and honest lyrics.

Hated Names - Anthem for the Atheist     Punk, Pop, Electronic / Beats / Industrial 09/09/2019
Based in Melbourne, Hated Names is a modern take on Pop Punk, with influences such as Bring me the Horizon, Silverchair, Flume, and including others in the Post-Hardcore genre.
Anthem for the Atheist is a pop-punk single mixing violins, harsh vocals and vocoders, with lyrics that were written with a deep love for humanity.

Hard-Ons - Oh, You're Crushed?     Punk, Metal, Pop 27/08/2019
The Hard-Ons are back with their rampaging 12th album “So I Could Have Them Destroyed”. 'Oh You're Crushed?' is the new punk-power-chord chugging and sub-metal riff-a-rama single!
The latest single from the Hard-ons’ opus “So I Could Have Them Destroyed”, once again provides ample evidence that brutal power can stand side-by-side with brilliant, uplifting pop sensibilities. Primal punk power-chord chugging and sub-metal riff-a-rama quickly gives way to a soaring, infectious chorus. The coda is a blistering sonic lead guitar attack underpinned by the ghost of Keith Moon.

Picket Palace - Anthony Mcdonald-Tipungwuti     Punk, Rock 27/08/2019
Birthed in a sweaty loft apartment above a picket fence workshop in Brunswick, Picket Palace crank out razor-sharp punk belters and anxious, rambling reflections with completely infectious enthusiasm.
'Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti’, is their breakthrough single that went viral, it is as thrilling as the player’s football game - electric and exhilarating and unpredictable and tenacious.

Other tracks by Picket Palace:  All I Ever Want To Do  -  Don’t Argue
Polite Skeletons - Casual Addiction     Punk, Alternative, Rock, Psych 27/08/2019
Two witches and one wizard playing psych infused punk coming from the vibrant scene in Melbourne. Conjuring songs about the cosmic vibrations we experience as humans
This song is about addictive behaviours that all humans experience, weather it be biting your nails, eating or substance abuse. It underlies the primitive drive behind it and holds it as one of the fundamental things about not only people but all life; breathing is addictive, sleeping is addictive.

Other tracks by Polite Skeletons:  Interstellar Space Jam
The Smith Street Band - Chips & Gravy     Punk, Rock 27/08/2019
Melbourne's The Smith Street Band release first new music in three years, recorded in a studio they built themselves in regional Victoria.
Melbourne's The Smith Street Band release first new music in three years, recorded in a studio they built themselves in regional Victoria.

Don't Text Ur Ex - Jeff Goldblum     Metal/Punk, Pop, Punk 23/08/2019
Don't Text Ur Ex is a DIY indie punk duo from Melbourne. Singing songs about being a libra, swiping on tinder and queer love.
This punky anthem hits fast and hard. The story of a dinosaur too big for the real world, this riot of a track is the perfect reflection of the fun-loving duo who are ready to face the world, hearts on their oversized sleeves.

Triggerlip - Foundations     Metal/Punk, Punk, Rock 23/08/2019
Triggerlip offer an instrumental blend of alternative rock and pop-punk, an art form that expresses retrospective insight and carries nostalgic values
'Foundations' centres lyrically around the melancholy emotions that a person is prone to feeling when looking back on their past, reminiscing of relationships and moments that will never be replicated again. People grow and change over time and ideas and goals that a person may have had, evolve and change. 'Foundations' addresses this juxtaposition and emotions that come with it.

Above, Below - Blood Wine     Metal/Punk, Hardcore 22/08/2019
Above, Below are a five-piece metalcore outfit hailing from Sydney, Australia
"Blood Wine" is an analysis of toxic relationships, both in their romantic and non romantic frames. Zac Adamson explains "as we mature and grow as people we begin to see others in different lights and explore the various facets of connection. Blood Wine is an exploration of one of these many connections, in particular one existing in a negative light."

Dead River Runs Dry - Acolyte     Metal/Punk, Psychedelic, Metal 21/08/2019
The sound of energy unfolding.
The first release of new DRRD material following the critically acclaimed "Hierophants of the Storm" album.

Jones The Cat - Stay Perfect     Metal/Punk, Rock 21/08/2019
With hefty bass lines and the gain turned way up, Newcastle's Jones The Cat and sweaty tenacity are some of best punk coming out of Australia right now.
'Stay Perfect' is a classic punk rock hit; infectious guitar riffs and an anthemic chorus have been getting audiences shouting and dancing at every show. The track is also the lead single from Jones The Cat's debut EP 'Control'.

ZEROZEROZERO - The World is F**ked Because People are C*nts     Metal/Punk, Garage, Punk, Rock 16/08/2019
Loud Garage Punk from a real Garage. A really loud Garage.
One minute and forty six seconds of misanthropy and fuzz to help you overcome the urge to hit some idiot that truly is asking for it.

It's a mantra really. A meditation on our shared humanity and why we f**k sh*t up for ourselves and each other.

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Cloud Hex - A Soundless Echo     Metal/Punk, Soundtrack (Film Related), Rock, Pop 15/08/2019
Cloud Hex music forges contrasting elements to form noise that is brutal, divine and emphatic.
An epic rock space opera melodrama and a loose prequel to Light Speed Collision by Def FX. The lyrics deal with a ruthless invasion of an old civilisation

The Gloom In The Corner - Misanthropic     Metal/Punk, Metal, Rap 15/08/2019
The Gloom In The Corner is a conceptual metalcore band where the narrative is as core to the band as the music itself.
'Misanthropic' is an introduction track to the main antagonist (Sherlock Bones) to The Gloom In The Corner's EP 'Flesh & Bones'. The chainsaw-like guitars, machine gun double kicks and obnoxious rapped/screamed lyrics sets the tone that this character is the embodiment of pure evil and narcissism.

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Other tracks by The Gloom In The Corner:  Peace  -  Survivor's Guilt
Toxic Bears - Nine Meals From Anarchy     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Rock, Garage 12/08/2019
Toxic Bears are an avant garage, experimental punk band out of Brisbane. Their music ranges from melodic hardcore to funk, jazz and Latin-infused garage rock.
Hardcore from beginning to end, but never straight edged.
In an uncertain world it may be comforting to find true strength within. But the world has a knack of imposing itself upon miscreants who deem themselves separate from society. This song tells of a doomsday prepper's inevitable reckoning.

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Omahara - Interlude     Metal/Punk, Atmospheric, Experimental 09/08/2019
Omahara’s new record Upsilamba – an avant-garde, deconstructionist evolution for one of Australia’s most innovative heavy acts.
Small, haunting and minimalistic piece

Vermont - Ruin     Metal/Punk, Rock 09/08/2019
Forming in 2017, Vermont is a Melbourne four-piece alternative rock/emo band.
"Ruin" is produced, engineered, mixed & mastered by Christopher Vernon and is an infectious pop rock tune that features a melodic backbone, distorted guitar tones and a catchy chorus complete with angsty vocals that address self reflection and "an inability to be satisfied with who you are. Whether that is from the expectations of others or your own."

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Mountain Wizard Death Cult - Eye of the Sun     Metal/Punk, Metal, Hardcore, Grunge 08/08/2019
Sludge & Doom from Sydney
Eye of the Sun pulls the listener into an atmospheric haze of Doom & Aggression. Wall of sound guitars, urgent vocals, crushing bass and groove laden drums create massive tone to be taken away with.