Slam Dunk festival 2017 review

Slam Dunk 2017 comes amid the aftermath of the terror attack at Ariana Grande’s concert in Manchester, something which affected the entire music community. All our thoughts are with all of the victims, survivors, their families and everyone affected by the tragedy. Our team descended on Birmingham’s NEC Genting Arena for the Midlands date of […]

A chat with Counterfeit at Slam Dunk 2017

Off the back of their recent UK/European tour and the release of incredible debut album Together We Are Stronger, Counterfeit were set to take to the stage for their first Slam Dunk appearances. We caught up with the band at Slam Dunk Midlands to talk playing while Jamie is watching Beartooth, touring, their 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 […]

A chat with Set It Off at Slam Dunk Midlands 2017!

Arriving for our first interview of Slam Dunk 2017 and we are met with a bubbly and excited Cody Carson, frontman for Florida “pop-punk/rock” band Set It Off. Check out our in-depth chat where we talk about Slam Dunk, the horrific Manchester attacks and the feeling playing in the city in the aftermath, the Upside […]

2000 Trees announce Forest Stage lineup!

*Festival announcement klaxon* 2000 Trees have announced the lineup for their awesome Forest Stage acoustic sets! The stage is a popular one for more reasons than just the music, with beautiful scenery making it a great place to relax and take a break from all the chaos of a music festival while listening to the […]

Download Festival Ones To Watch

We’re well and truly about to enter festival season and we couldn’t be more excited. With Download Festival within touching distance, we’ve selected some of the best bands on this years line up that we think you should be checking out over the festival weekend. Motionless in White – Words Liz Birt Motionless in White […]

Toploader to headline Fort Fest 2017!

*Festival announcement klaxon*. Fort Fest have announced the headliner for 2017 and it is *drum roll*……… TOPLOADER! They will be closing the festival as Sunday night’s headliners. Also announced are; Massmatiks, Veridian, Rory Indiana, Chasing Cadence, Diamond Days and Sweet Crisis! They join; Our Hollow Our Home, Fort Hope, Normandie, Tigress, Big Spring, Skarlett Riot, […]

Handmade Festival, Leicester 2017

Handmade Festival 2017 Handmade is a Music, Photography, art, comedy and performance festival held each year in Leicester, UK. In the last couple of years the festival has moved from using various city centre venues to one location in the University student union which also houses the Leicester O2 Academy venue.   Day 1, Friday […]

10 Years of Take To The Skies

Nothing makes you feel old quite like the anniversary of an album. It might be hard to believe but this year sees Enter Shikari’s Take To The Skies reach 10 years (!!) since release. Yep that’s right, both it and you have aged a whole decade. In celebration, and in anticipation for the bands performance […]

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 […]

UK Tech-Fest announces new bands!

*Festival announcement klaxon* UK Tech-Fest has announced a new wave of bands! The festival is set to take place between July 6 and 10th at Newark Showground, Nottingham. 17 new bands have been added to the lineup and they are; Betraying The Martyrs, The Haarp Machine, Rolo Tomassi, Martyr Defiled, Oni, Red Seas Fire, Shattered […]


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