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Stories Behind The Songs with Wheel

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here vocalist James Lascelles of Wheel takes us behind the scenes on his favourite song! What is your favourite song you’ve written? It’s probably the […]

Stories Behind The Song with Icarus Dive

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here vocalist/guitarist Joe Crook of Icarus Dive takes us behind the scenes on his favourite song! What is your favourite song you’ve written? Well there’s […]

2000trees: A Festival Fuelled by Undeniable Passion

For just over a decade, Upcote Farm is known for hosting one of the most treasured festivals the UK has to offer. As you wind down the quaint Cotswold lanes into the land of non-existent phone signal, it soon became clear that 2000 Trees was going to be an experience where all could give their […]

Stories Behind The Songs with Fear Me December

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here Fear Me December take us behind the scenes on their favourite song! What is your favourite song you’ve written? Stu: Fight Me. It’s the heaviness […]

Gemma Rogers doesn’t want to Stop

Gemma Rogers of Gemma and the Mil Men has released her single “Stop”. Now I’ll be surprised if you lot haven’t heard of the Londoner before as I have and Gemma with her band the Mil Men have created wordy, humorous and dark tracks in the past with Jenny Peters and The Escape two emotive […]

Stories Behind The Songs with Wolves Don’t Sleep

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here Wolves Don’t Sleep take us behind the scenes on their favourite song! What is your favourite song you’ve written? “Wrought of Iron” from “The Monster […]

Exclusive Premiere: All Tied Up – Use A Pencil To Draw Blood

Today AltCorner are delighted to bring you the exclusive premiere of All Tied Up‘s brand new single Use A Pencil To Draw Blood! The track is the Milton Keynes’ quartet’s first new music since their fantastic 2017 EP Breaking Silence! While the aforementioned EP was a true pop-punk record, the quartet have gone in a darker and heavier direction […]

Download Festival 2018 – Sunday review

Sunday is pretty much the goth day on Main Stage and in true irony, the sun is blaring down on the hottest day of the festival. First up are Sun Arcana on the Dogtooth Stage. An early start and a hungover crowd are won over by the energetic quartet. Tom’s vocals are absolutely breathtaking. The […]

Download Festival 2018 – Saturday review

The sun is well and truly out as we kick off Saturday’s festivities with an 11am set on the Avalanche Stage. The Bottom Line ramp up the energy of the small but ever-growing crowd with their infectious brand of pop-punk. There is great interaction with the crowd, getting everyone to sing along and also compete […]

Stories Behind The Songs with The Survival Code

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here Gary from The Survival Code take us behind the scenes on his favourite song! What is your favourite song you’ve written? A song called “Broken […]

Stories Behind The Songs with Concrete Kingdoms

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here Concrete Kingdoms take us behind the scenes on their favourite song! What is your favourite song you’ve written? Die This Day – one of the […]

Stories Behind The Songs with Royal Mob

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here Royal Mob take us behind the scenes on their favourite song! What is your favourite song that you have written? Gustav: “On our debut […]

Stories Behind The Songs with Heptaedium

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here Heptaedium take us behind the scenes on their favourite song! What would you say is your favourite song you’ve written? Florent – I’d say my fav’ one […]

Stories Behind The Songs with Static Fires

Ever wondered what your favourite artists think is the best song they’ve written? How about the meaning behind it? Well don’t fret because we at AltCorner have got you covered! Here Static Fires take us behind the scenes on their favourite song! What is your favourite song you’ve written? The track we’ve chosen is the title […]

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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.