Articles about Alternative Rock
AltCorner Presents AltTape Volume 1!
We here at AltCorner work closely with some of the best new upcoming artists around and what better way to showcase these acts than to create an EP of our favourite tracks right now! In our first release of the AltTape, we have chosen eight tracks all of which are more than pleasing on your ear holes! Oh and guess what?! all EIGHT tracks are FREE!
Safe side are about to Blossom
Essex pop-punks Safeside are set to release sophomore EP Blossom on July 15th. The EP is a collection of infectious and energetic tracks combining pop-punk and alternative rock.
River Becomes Ocean announce release shows
Brighton’s River Becomes Ocean are set to follow the release of new EP December with two release shows in Brighton and London. The EP is set for release on June 21 which coincides with the Brighton show before heading to London for a second release show on June 22.
Track of The Day: Nineteen Fifty Eight – It’s All You
Just when you thought the Welsh alternative music scene had taken a downward spiral, newcomers Nineteen Fifty Eight are here to give it a fresh boost with new single ‘It’s All You’. The video is the first single to be taken from last years debut EP ‘When Will I Get To You’.
Valleys Soundfest 2016
Valleys Soundfest is an alternative music festival that is held by students on the Music Technology course at Coleg Y Cymoedd. Each year the festival benefits a chosen charity, the past couple of years it has been the charity Love Hope Strength Foundation UK. The festival showcases up and coming artists, both locally and nationally as well as college bands.
The People The Poet @ Undertone 14/05/16
Although small, tonight went well. It is nice to see a packed club, showing that people still enjoy actual live bands. All acts were outstanding. The People The Poet, The Broadcasts and Vince James all showed that true talent really does still exist.
The Xcerts At Handmade Festival 2016
Helen Messenger took some shots of Scottish rockers The Xcerts at Handmade Festival 2016!
Deaf Havana At Handmade Festival 2016
Helen Messenger attended Handmade Festival 2016 and took shots of the Headliners Deaf Havana! Check out the gallery here!
Courage My Love UK tour kicks off tonight!
Canadian trio Courage My Love kick off their first ever UK/European tour tomorrow (May 18). Joining the band on the tour is Over.
Patriot Rebel – Cynics Playground
Being my first experience with Patriot Rebel, Cynics Playground is certainly an excellent way to get introduced to them. This EP has gotten me totally hooked on them and I’m craving more, live shows, new releases, anything to keep my new found love for them burning. This is definitely one of my new favourite EPs and I encourage you to pick up a copy for yourself as soon as you can.
Iodine Sky announce UK tour
Manchester rockers Iodine Sky are currently in the run-up to the release of debut album Tides and following Friday’s hometown album launch show, are set to hit the road for a few runs of dates up and down the UK!
VEXXES – Common Ground (EP)
Overall this EP is definitely worth a listen, loved all of these tracks! I would love to hear these songs live, hopefully sometime in the future I can come along to a local gig! Overall rating, I’d give them 9/10!
Chapter & Verse announce debut EP
London quartet Chapter & Verse have announced debut EP The Wolves Back Home is set for release on July 15. The alt-rockers bring an exciting and energetic twist to the genre and have amassed a strong fanbase since their formation in early 2015, selling out their debut show in just a couple of weeks!
The People The Poet / The Broadcasts / Vince James @ Undertone 14/05/16
Jolene Hughes took some shots of The People The Poet, The Broadcasts and Vince James at Undertone in Cardiff.