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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 […]

Feature; Download Festival – System of a Down

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 System of a Down! Lonely Day Hypnotise BYOB

A chat with Ice Nine Kills at Slam Dunk 2017!

Interview number 2 from Slam Dunk is with Ice Nine Kills frontman Spencer Charnas. The Boston based theatricore quartet released their latest single featuring the UK’s very own Sam Kubrick of Shields the day before the festival. Find out how that came about, why you should check them out and the story of a car […]

Desert Island Discs – KidBrother

KidBrother are the new emo punk band that you should have on your radar. The band recently released their debut single, Angst, but what really gets their blood going? The band took on our Desert Island Discs challenge and let us in on their favourite albums.   James – The Menzingers – On The Impossible […]

Eurovsion – A Victory For Music?!

Is Eurovision a measure of the changing face of the music industry?

Feature: Download Festival; Aerosmith

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; first up Aerosmith! Cryin’ Crazy Pink Jaded I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing Angel Mama Kin

Desert Island Discs – Hollowstar

Being in a band can often mean a lot of differences, both musically and not. Hollowstar got involved with our Desert Island Discs and revealed their own selections for the ultimate album out there – however there was one album that they could all agree on without a shadow of doubt…. Tom   Alter Bridge – […]

Desert Island Discs – Eddie Berg of Imminence

“The thing is, that I hate the idea of only listening to five albums for the rest of my life, haha, but I decided to pick some of the albums that influenced me as a musician.” – Eddie Berg of Imminence, gets involved with Desert Island Discs and lets us in on some of the […]

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