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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.
Track of the Day: PEARL HANDLED REVOLVER – If The Devil Cast His Net
UK Alternative crew Pearl Handled Revolver have released their video single ‘If The Devil Cast His Net’ recently. The band provides another gritty and psychedelic tune with a video that captures the the essence of their live performance.
Andy Black @ Tramshed, Cardiff
Cardiff’s newest live music venue was the destination for the Welsh leg of Andy Black’s Homecoming Tour and quite shockingly, the sun was out! Andy released debut solo album The Shadow Side on the 6th May, a very different direction from his Black Veil Brides day job but a great release!
Swn Festival announces first acts for birthday celebration
South Wales’ premier music festival Swn Festival is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary in 2016! The three-day festival of music and arts runs from October 21-23 across several venues in the capital and features a whole host of Welsh talent as well as up and coming names from across the UK.
Upload Festival 2016 Announces Stage Times!
As the first ever Upload Festival approaches this weekend. We at AltCorner are excited and can’t wait to see the best upcoming bands in Rock and Metal. The festival has now announced its stage times which you can view here!
PUPPY announce new mini-album
London rock trio PUPPY have revealed that their new mini-album Vol. II wil be released via the band’s own label on August 12th!
I Cried Wolf share new video ahead of tour
I Cried Wolf have released the video for third single Scratching My Head With Ink.
Andy Black – The Shadow Side
The release is a very open and honest lyrical affair, full of love songs and really gives an insight into the world of Andy Biersack. While this is different to his day job, there is no denying that it will attract the legion of BVB fans and will transfer easily into mainstream.
Faux announce tour with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n!
Having just enjoyed a hugely successful tour in Europe, Southampton dirty-pop outfit Faux are adding to their ever-growing list of shows and tours by announcing a weekender with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n in June.
Track Of The Day – Milk Teeth – Swear Jar (again)
With the band fresh off the plane from their first US tour, Milk Teeth video for ‘Swear Jar (Again)’ from their critically-acclaimed debut record ‘Vile Child’.
Eat Me announce new video
What do you get when you cross Paul Simon, Metallica and drunk Weezer? The answer is punk quartet Eat Me. The quartet are currently on tour with Milk Teeth and have released a new track Big Love, the accompanying video being heavily inspired by Metallica’s Nothing Else Matters.
Lockjaw Records announce new charity EP
UK independent punk and hardcore label Lockjaw Records have announced an incredible compilation album No Guts, No Glory. The album aimed to raise money and awareness of Crohn’s disease and colitis.
Kerrang Awards nominations announced
At a laid-back pre-party featuring performances from Muncie Girls, Heck and Creeper, Kerrang! announced the nominations for this years Kerrang! Awards via a live seance. The awards ceremony will take place at London’s Troxy on June 9 and for the first year, will feature live music from Asking Alexandra and more to be announced.