Bandsintown opens platform to venues and festivals!

If you’re like me, then you usually get tonnes of emails from a site called Bandsintown whenever a touring band releases new dates. But how about those smaller shows in your local community? Unless you actively follow the venues or local bands, you may miss out on some awesome shows. Well Bandsintown have now opened […]

Music Against Mental Illness – We Are Not Dead Yet

In recent times, we’ve lost a couple of musical greats who have lost their battles with depression and other mental illnesses, most recently Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington. Sadly this is a regular occurrence with people losing battles every day. Mental health isn’t something that should have a stigma to it, yet sadly, it still […]

Music Planet Live announces mass event!

Music Planet Live is a new and revolutionary hub for musicans, venues and promoters. To celebrate the launch, the hub are putting on the UK’s first ever mass music event and have announced the first 60 gigs going on throughout June to celebrate the official opening! One month. One movement. The UK’s largest mass music […]

Music and mental health – Depression

We all know music can be a very therapeutic thing, it’s there to calm you and relate to. As My Chemical Romance sang “you only hear the music when your heart begins to break”, in this first of a two part feature on music and mental health, in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness week, one […]

Newport music scene to get spotlight in The Rock Of Newport

Record Store Day is getting bigger all around the world every year and this year, Newport in South Wales’ celebrations saw the announcement of a crowdfunding page going live to help fund The Rock Of Newport! The film, brainchild of Nathan Jennings, is set to show the history and work of the people who helped […]

Valentines Playlist

It’s very nearly Valentines day and whether you’re looking for some inspiration for that romantic playlist you want to give your lover or just enjoy a good rock love song – then look no further. Alt Corner have got you covered. Still Into You – Paramore Kiss Me – New Found Glory No One […]

Anthrax need fans help to create UK tour setlist!

Thrash metal legends Anthrax kick off their UK/EU Among The Kings tour where fans can listen to and mosh along to the band’s massive Among The Living album from start to finish! However, there is an extra surprise as the show will be split into two parts! The first, is the album from start to […]

2017’s Ones To Watch

Here at Alt Corner we love discovering new bands and artists. A month into 2017 and there are already some great bands making waves in the music world and setting themselves up to have a great year. Here are just a few of the bands we think you should be keeping an eye on this […]

AltCorner’s Christmas playlist!

{photo credit –} It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or so they say. Christmas decorations have been in the shops for about 4 months now (like literally, why in the summer?!) but it is now an acceptable time to get in the Christmas spirit, so here I give you AltCorner’s playlist of […]

Christmas Gift Guide

Yes, it is already that time of year again. Another 12 months has gone by, the festive season is in full swing and the question of ‘what do you want for Christmas?’ is on everybody’s lips. Here at Alt Corner we aim to provide some inspiration for what you could buy for that music lover […]

Chapter and Verse robbed following show! Go Help Them!

What is the world coming to these days? Musicians aren't made of money and some delinquents feel the need to help them struggle even more by stealing their gear! It seems every month we have at least one story of a band being robbed and unfortunately today is no exception! This time, the victims are the brilliant punks Chapter and Verse.


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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.