Slam Dunk Festival: Ones to watch 2017!

May bank holiday weekend (27-29th May) sees the UK’s favourite touring festival Slam Dunk return for its 11th year! After the success of 2016’s run, including headliners Panic! At The Disco’s incredible set, we have all been wondering just how the organisers can top last year. Well they have tried and we’re pretty sure that […]

Desert Island Discs – Danny of A Few Too Many

A Few Too Many are the Essex born pop punkers that have been building up a solid fan base and collection of anthemic, loud, thrusting melodies since their formation. But where do their inspirations come from? Danny of the band let us in on his ultimate album choices – and what a selection they are! […]

Desert Island Discs – Patrons

Patrons are the alt rockers from Plymouth that should be on your radar. They’ve been making themselves known across the music scene and have gained a very positive critical response and a whole host of fans along the way. So what are the bands all time favourite albums? We asked them to take on our […]

Desert Island Discs – Kieren of Coast to Coast 20/4/17

Birmingham punk rockers Coast to Coast like it loud – but how did they get to their gritty punk style? Vocalist Kieran takes us through some of his musical influences. Good Charlotte – The Young and The Hopeless.  This was the first album I remember buying from my local HMV. I played it front to […]

Desert Island Discs – Jai of The Raven Age

If loud metal is what you like – The Raven Age are for you. But what is it that influences a band to get so loud? Jai, drummer of The Raven Age, takes on our Desert Island Discs challenge. Waking The Fallen – Avenged Sevenfold: This is my all time favourite album. You just cannot […]

Desert Island Discs – Freeze The Atlantic

Forming way back in 2009, Freeze The Atlantic have been through a lot. Throughout their line up changes and the challenges that have come with it, one thing has always been consistent; their love and passion for music and all the hard work that goes with it. We challenged the band to pick their ultimate […]

My Slam Dunk Experience; A Look Back

It’s nearly time to start getting excited about Slam Dunk Festival, if you aren’t already! With another year of big bands and what are sure to be some exciting sets on the horizon, it’s time to take a look back at previous years. Remember THAT headline set from Panic! At The Disco last year? Or […]

Desert Island Discs – Veins

Alt rock trio Veins are the band you might have missed but certainly shouldn’t have. Their music is full of ethereal vocals and guitar sounds with a good measure of drums thrown in. Fans of City and Colour, Muse and Interpol will want to get involved. So just how did Veins get to find their […]

Impericon Festival 2017 preview!

April 17th, 2017 will see Manchester’s Academy 2 house some of the world’s best and heaviest bands! Thy Art Is Murder complete with former vocalist CJ McMahon, are set to headline 2017’s Impericon Fest. The metal touring festival stops off in six cities across Europe with Manchester being the only UK date. For just £27.90, […]

April band of the month – Junior

This month Junior will be taking the spotlight as our band of the month. Check out why we think you should be giving them a listen. When most people think of pop-punk, they think of the old school Blink-182, Bowling For Soup or for the newbies the likes of Neck Deep, All Time Low and […]

Desert Island Discs – Auction For The Promise Club

Cornish trio, Auction For The Promise Club, are one of the hottest new names in indie rock. With strong vocals and a distinctive guitar sounds the band have been picking up a lot of new fans from their many festival appearances. But what are the records that really inspire them? The band let us in on […]

Desert Island Discs – Frankie Davies

She’s the new young hot thing in the UK country music scene. At just 24, Frankie Davies is at the forefront of the ever growing country music scene that is exploding across the country right now. We asked Frankie which 5 albums she would listen to forever. Here are her selections. Dixie Chicks – Home […]

Desert Island Discs – 2far2jump

2far2jump are the Guildford pop punkers who are ready to become your new favourite band. Raised on the likes of Blink 182, Paramore and Green Day, it is easy to see exactly where their influences come from. Rupert, Alistair and Aaron from the band let us in on their favourite records. Rupert Barker – The […]

Desert Island Discs – Can’t Swim

Can’t Swim are one of the hottest bands around right now. Having recently released their debut album, Fail You Again, to a massively positive reception, it seemed only right to see exactly where their musical influences come from. The band gave us their own desert island discs. ANDREA Tegan & Sara – The Con This […]

A thank you to HIM

Sunday March 5, 2017 was a sad, sad day for love metal fans everywhere as Finnish superstars HIM announced they would be calling it a day after 26 years. Formed in 1991 by frontman Ville Valo and bassist Mikko ‘Mige’ Paananen under His Infernal Majesty. Following a brief hiatus in 1993, the band went on […]

AltCorner's Mission

AltCorner is the promotional platform for alternative music, documenting upcoming artists and established alternative acts. Driven by a team of passionate writers and photographers, AltCorner strive to make a difference in the music world by focusing on the rising stars of alternative music. Great artists are out there and we showcase them every day through news coverage, reviews of the latest alternative releases and interviews with both upcoming and established artists. There is also our acclaimed festival coverage and galleries of live performances to boot. We keep our fingers firmly on the pulse of the alternative music scene, whether it is covering already established alternative acts or documenting the stars of tomorrow, we are always there. The alternative movement is alive and kicking and we here at AltCorner deliver your alternative music fix daily.