Articles about Punk
Love Letters To… Green Day
In the run-up to Valentines Day, here at AltCorner, we’ve been writing love letters to our favourite bands. Today we have Mitch’s letter to the loveable American Idiots Green Day! Billie-Joe, Mike and Tre. Roses are red. Violets are blue. I don’t wanna be an American Idiot, So take me to the Boulevard Of Broken […]
Green Day at The O2 Arena
Let’s get the most important thing out the way: Billie Joe Armstrong said on Instagram that this was one of his favourite shows ever. One of my all time favorite shows.. London!! See you at Hyde park!! A video posted by Billie Joe Armstrong (@billiejoearmstrong) on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:54pm PST Opening with ‘Know […]
Empty Lungs announce new EP, tour and record label!
Empty Lungs are going going to need full lungs for all the news they’ve announced! The Irish punk rock/indie/powerpop blended trio have announced that they have signed to Hidden Pony Records. This has made them the first European act to sign to the Canadian label! They have also announced that their debut EP on the […]
Palm Reader share Always Darkest video!
As they prepare to kick off their first UK run since May 2016, Palm Reader have shared the video for their first new music in over a year! Metal Hammer premiered the visual for Always Darkest and you can view the video below; *WARNING: Video contains a lot of strobe and flashing lighting!* Speaking fo […]
A pre-tour chat with Palm Reader!
Brit punks Palm Reader are heading out on a UK run of live dates at the end of the week (check out the dates at the bottom of the article and get down to a show or three!) and have just released their first single in over a year in the form of Always Darkest. […]
Sumo Cyco and Benji Webbe Move Mountains!
Now Sumo Cyco and Benji Webbe (of Skindred fame) are some strong lads and lass as they’ve filmed a video of themselves moving mountains! Well okay, maybe not but that is the title of the Canadian punk-metallers new single featuring the Welsh alt-legend. Moving Mountains is taken from the quartet’s forthcoming record Opus Mar, set […]
A Love Letter To… Mest
It’s February which means the shops are full of cheesy cards and presents for your loved ones for Valentines Day. Now while we think that you should be telling and/or showing your loved ones just how much you appreciate them all year round, not just on one day (or two if you live in Wales […]
Monster Download festival lineup announcement!
Download festival has announced a mammoth 48 bands to it’s already incredible lineup! Festival organiser Andy Copping says; “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day […]
IDLES releases Stenhal Syndrome video!
Well if you need cheering up, then look no further as Bristol’s post-punkers IDLES have released a new video and it is a cracker! Stenhal Syndrome‘s accompanying visual is crazy, fun and a right good laugh! The ‘star’ of the video, bassist Dev says; “Armed with our secret weapon, (a lovely and excessively tall Belgian […]
Less Than Jake – Sound the Alarm
For a band to stay fresh and entertaining for 25 long years, you must have something special. After 8 full length albums, 8 EP’s, and numerous other releases, Less Than Jake continue to raise the bar and keep your taste buds filled with exciting new flavours. Sound The Alarm is the 9th EP from the […]
T.S.O.L. – Trigger Complex
80’s T.S.O.L. are back with a new album, ‘Trigger Complex’. The punks still have it at their mid-50’s, and this album is a welcomed throwback to everything from 60’s grooves to 90’s post-punk. The album begins with ‘Give Me More’, which was a cracking start, and I did want more. At 2:17, this song reminded me […]
BarCreeps – Eponymous
Heard the 90’s punk rock song’s a million times? Looking for something still in touch with that raw yet nostalgic sound? Then look no further, BarCreeps are here to make you want to dust off the skateboard in your shed and cruise around the streets causing havoc. Or, reminisce the childhood soundtrack of Tony Hawks […]
When I received this EP to review and looked through the band’s influences I was intrigued after two words, Brand New. Hampshire’s self proclaimed ‘Altpunx’, Kilkovec drop their latest EP ‘Plunge’ on the 27th of January and from the first listen I knew I’d love it. As previously mentioned, Kilkovec draw influence from bands such […]
Good Charlotte announce Summer UK and European plans!!
Following 2016’s massive year, seeing the multi-platinum rockers return to the forefront, Good Charlotte have hinted that 2017 will be just as big! The band have announced that they will be returning to the UK and Europe this summer including a slot at Download festival! Check out the dates below; June 7th Paris, France, Le […]