Amrap's AirIt | Australian Music Radio Airplay Project :: Punk

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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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Circles - Blueprints for a Great Escape     Metal/Punk, Metal, Rock 22/02/2018
CIRCLES’ are the next step in the evolution in heavy music. The intricacy, the emotional and the heart-string pull of the lyrics in a class all of their own.
New single from Circles - Blueprints for a Great Escape.

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Colour & Shade - The Path     Rock, Hardcore 22/02/2018
Melbourne based newcomers Colour & Shade create a soaring brand of Alternative Rock that provides a much needed breath of fresh air.
The Path opens with an epic post hardcore riff accompanied by a powerful rhythm section. The pre-chorus hits like a tonne of bricks with screaming vocal line "Shutup! Shutup! Get out of my head!" and opens up am extremely catchy chorus. These lads have a perfect song formula.

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Emecia - Victims     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Rock 22/02/2018
Adelaide band Emecia are an independent powerhouse to be reckoned with. The band combines elements of Post-Hardcore and upbeat Punk Rock to create their gutsy Rock sound.
Victims opens with the powerful line "I wanna thank the knife for always having my back" and busts into an epic post hardcore verse. The song touches on the heartbreaking topic of suicide and hits home with a strong message. This is Emecia at a new level. Press play.

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Grave Places - XXXX Bummer     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Rock 22/02/2018
Brisbane based newcomers Grave Places create dynamically rich Metalcore music.
XXXX Bummer opens with a beautiful and spacious soundscape that is followed by a brutal metalcore verse. The band contrasts effortlessly between hardcore screams and beautiful clean vocals. This is a very promising debut from Grave Places - press play and get all up in the feels.

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Maverick - Longevity     Metal/Punk, Punk, Rock 22/02/2018
Sydney's Maverick are a band that could not care less what you think. And that's why they will have Longevity.
Maverick are legit. Running amok in Sydney’s gritty southeast from an early age the Maverick boys are no strangers to good times, pits or Sunday morning tins. These five individuals live the lifestyle they write about and their attitudes and ambition are as heavy and large as their sound.

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Tim & The Boys - Gary Glitter's Eyes     Metal/Punk, Punk 21/02/2018
Tim & the Boys formed in early 2015, when Tim Collier, Daniel Groz and Will Harley gather around a drum machine to write a short, powerful and weird punk songs.
A raucous dive into the sickness of a person who is hiding in plain sight. An invite into a mind that is troubled and cracking at the edges.

Other tracks by Tim & The Boys:  Hey
Sunset Junkies - Inertia     Rock, Metal, Goth 21/02/2018
Sunset Junkies are an Australian rock band known for their exhilarating live show. 2018 will see them take their bold new sound to the world.
"Inertia" was conceived after buying an Ibanez 7-string guitar as Short elaborates, "Having released a string of solo albums that really only hinted at a heavy side... I felt like a part of me was screaming out to create something extremely dense, layered and heavy."

Good Doogs - Nothing To Do     Rock, Punk, Garage 15/02/2018
The Doogs are shaping up to be a major player in the surf-rock movement in Australia, jump aboard the ground swell of fun. Don't kook it.
New single “Nothing To Do” is an anthem for hot summer days when school is out and the surf is weak. It’s about hanging out with your mates and wasting time.

Ratking - Vote4Me     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Metal 15/02/2018
Born in the blistering heat and surf of Western Australia, Ratking are emerging as one of the most exciting hardcore bands around.
Drawing upon elements of punk, hardcore and thrash, Vote4Me is a tornado of blitzkrieg drums, powerful riffs and the acidic, reverb-laden howls courtesy of vocalist Josh Reeves.

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Face Face - The Good Fight     Rock, Punk, Garage 14/02/2018
Face Face are a self-proclaimed 90's sad rock nostalgia band, making waves with their new track 'The Good Fight' featured on our FRONTWOMXN compilation
The latest track from Face Face, The Good Fight, is a punch of raw honesty and high energy from the Melbourne alternative rockers, mixed with their own brand of sad romantic lyricism

Straight Arrows - Out and Down     Rock, Garage, Punk 14/02/2018
Sydney’s most prized, glittering gemstone of the garage rock underworld, Straight Arrows, are today returning to your earholes armed with some blistering new material.
'Out and Down’ gives us what we’ve been waiting patiently for – fuzzed out, bleary-eyed but bushy tailed undiluted garage punk.

Fatboy Slim X Northlane - Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat     Rock, Metal 07/02/2018
In an unlikely collaboration, Northlane have remade Fatboy Slim’s 2013 smash-hit ‘Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat’ for the upcoming EP ‘Fatboy Slim VS Australia’.
Paying homage to the classic dance track, the Sydney heavy rock outfit have kept the structure of the tune in tact whilst beefing up the rock element, bouncing from electro to heavy and hardcore in the chorus, in direct contrast with the lyrics.

DVSR - Slave To The Beat     Metal/Punk, Hip Hop, Rock, Rap 01/02/2018
The revolutionary sounds of DVSR have turned the tables on genre time and time again with their unique mincing of hip hop and metal.
Fluidly collating hip hop and metal influences into a mixed bag of beats and riffs.

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The PB's - Anicone     Metal/Punk, Rock 01/02/2018
The PB’s spawned as a side project for Sam Hodgkinson (guitar/vocals) and Alex Fuss (guitar/vocals) to house ideas and songs that didn’t seem to fit into their existing creative projects.
'Anicone' tackles complex themes of hopelessness, depression and futility with wry wit and a strong dose of irony. Earnest storytelling, guttural-yet-melodic vocals and abrasive guitars collide in this hook driven hit of garage/noise-rock glory from the Brisbane four-piece.

Neighbours - Cowboy     Metal/Punk, Garage, Punk 01/02/2018
Neighbours are a garage punk band from Sydney's inner west.Made up of four members Neighbours like to play hooky, punky and often moody music.
Cowboy is a punky lusty love song about falling in love with a Cowboy.

Divide and Dissolve - Resistance     Metal/Punk, Garage, Experimental, Ethnic 01/02/2018
Divide And Dissolve are a heavy two-piece utilising drums, guitar, saxophone and live effects to create music which is designed to empower Black & Indigenous people and dismantle white supremacy.
Resistance is an instrumental, atmospheric piece brimming with tension and beauty. On their new single, the band explain, “Our existence represents their failure in their attempt to wipe us from our homelands. Every breathe and step we take absolutely dismantles their frivolous efforts to extinguish Indigenous Sovereignty.”

Earth Caller - Exposed     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Rap, Hardcore 01/02/2018
Revolution comes in multiple guises, from armed insurrection to cultural shifts. EARTH CALLER is a call to arms, a loud rallying cry to mobilize, inspire and revolt.
Josh Collard of Earth Caller describes 'Exposed' as a song that essentially came about "through the frustration and anger that comes with dealing with somebody that’s really trying to hurt you." It's this honesty that the band refuses to shy away within this single and throughout the album.

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Other tracks by Earth Caller:  Fall ft. Sophie Jest
Lycanthrope - Chapters     Metal/Punk, Hardcore, Metal 01/02/2018
Lycanthrope is a metal band located on the Central Coast in NSW, Australia. Founded in 2011 by guitarist Aidan Lee and vocalist Dan Greig
Lycanthrope's second single from forthcoming album Chapters.

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Bitch Diesel - The Skull     Rock, Punk, Garage, Pop 31/01/2018
Three extraordinarily intelligent and becoming Aussie sheilas chasing down fame and fortune. Rarely late to a live performance and able to play for the full 30 minutes, if required.
Inspired by Romper Stomper's racial and political doom it touches on a treacherous tale exposing Australia's dirty lil secret, Pauline Hanson & her bigotry - Sydney's own Neo Nazi and his infatuation with Pauline. The song aims to shed light on how predominant racism and hate is in Australia.

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Other tracks by Bitch Diesel:  Manager  -  Pash Rat
Ratking - Gotta Light?     Metal/Punk, Hardcore 31/01/2018
Born in the blistering heat and surf of Perth, Ratking are emerging as one of the most exciting hardcore bands around.
Complete with powerful riffs, the acidic reverb-laden howls of Josh Reeves and delivered with a gargantuan sonic weight, Gotta Light? is the crushing new single from Perth hardcore specialists Ratking.

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