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Desert Island Discs – Paul Callow of Figures

Guitarist Paul Callow of Aussie rockers Figures got stuck in to our Desert Island Discs challenge and gave us an insight into his musical background. Bjork – Homogenic This album is just full of beauty, and I think for me it has everything to do with not only Bjork’s voice but also the strings. I […]

Desert Island Discs – Reckless Intentions

What inspires a band to make the music that they do? This time Reckless Intentions take on our desert island discs challenge and let us in on those all time favourite records. There’s some great choices in there. 1 – American Idiot – Green Day It was difficult choosing between a few different Green Day […]

Download Festival 2017 Sunday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Sunday 11th: Fozzy (words Lizi Birt): Everyone is […]

Download Festival 2017 Saturday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Saturday 10th: Hacktivist (words Jess Powell): Hacktivist were […]

Download Festival 2017 Friday review!

Download Festival is the spiritual home of rock and metal. The varied headliners this year ensured there was something for everyone. We’ve already covered the festival in our general review (check it out here) but now we delve into the bands on offer across the three days! Friday 9th: Northlane (words Lizi Birt): First band […]

2000 Trees: What not to miss.

2000 Trees is nearly upon us & we’re very excited. The festival has always prided itself on giving audiences the biggest and best in new music but the festival is so much more than that. Take a look at our what not to miss guide for all the insider info on what you should be […]

Desert Island Discs – Malum Sky

Formed in 2014 and hailing from Cardiff, Malum Sky soon set about releasing their self-titled debut EP in the Summer of 2015. Their bold loud sound has gained them wide acclaim but where does their inspiration come from. The band let us in on their all time favourite records. Mike (guitar): Billy Talent II This […]

Slam Dunk 2017 Awards

It’s time for the first installment of Alt Corner’s Festival Awards 2017. We had such a great time at Slam Dunk that choosing our favourite moments has been a difficult challenge. Take a look at what some of us thought were the highlights of this years festival.   Laura Brown (Slam Dunk Midlands) Best band […]

Donwload Festival general review 2017

Download fever hit Donington Park as thousands of rock and metal fans descended on the spiritual home of rock for the annual three-day event. You’re first greeted by friendly stewards and security, with thei heightened security presence a welcome sight. It’s also dry for most of the weekend, something very rare for what is affectionately […]

Desert Island Discs – Brightlight City

What inspires a band to create the music they do? Brightlight City take on our Desert Island Discs challenge and let us in on the big records that they would want to listen to forever. As a five piece band it would be only fair that we all choose an album each : Jamie (Vocals)  […]

Desert Islands Discs – The Royal

Today it’s the turn of metalcore rockers The Royal to let us in on their top albums of all time. Take a look at the albums that inspired the band and gave them a new perspective on the world of music. Lamb Of God – Wrath Lamb of God is a band that kind of […]

Feature; Download Festival – Biffy Clyro

Here at Alt Corner we’re getting very excited about Download Festival. What a line up! To get us prepared for the weekend of rock we’ve picked out some of our top tracks from each headline act; this time it’s the turn of Biffy Clyro! In The Name Of Wee Man Mountains Bubbles Biblical

June band of the month – Youth In Revolt!

June’s band of the month is Youth In Revolt! Here at AltCorner, we’ve been massive fans of the quintet for a few years now through the hiatus and line-up change. February 2017 saw the refreshed band release debut album The Broken via Outerloop Records to comparisons of what a heavier Sleeping With Sirens would be […]

Desert Island Discs – Caroline Westendorp of Charm The Fury

Ever wondered what inspires a band to create the music that they do? This time it is the turn of Charm The Fury lead singer Caroline to take on our Desert Island Discs challenge and reveal her top albums of all time. UNDEROATH – DISAMBIGUATION This is the album that got me into the entire growling […]

We chat to With Confidence at Slam Dunk 2017!

Aussie pop-punk/pop-rockers With Confidence return to Slam Dunk for the second year in a row after making not only their Slam Dunk debut but also their UK debut at 2016’s festival. Since then, they’ve been back to the UK a couple of times, as well as shows all over the world, and released debut album […]

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