Team Member: Jolene Hughes

I'm Jolene from a small town called Pontypridd. I'm currently a reviewer and news writer at AltCorner. I also enjoy photography and a wide variety of music that ranges from Queen to Wednesday 13 to Miley Cyrus

Jolene Hughes's Articles:

A chat with Chasing Cadence

We caught up with the lads for a chat...

Climbing Trees – Borders

After releasing their successful debut album "Hebron" in 2013 the band went onto play the Horizons project before embarking on a 20 date summer festival tour. Since then the bands popularity has skyrocketed and they have recently released their eagerly awaited follow up "Borders".

Kyle from Icantdie takes on the A-Z challenge

Formed in 2015 and based in Bridgend, South Wales. Icantdie are a three piece alternative rock band. They recently released their debut EP “"Transition/Merger" and are set to play their debut show opening Throwfest later this month. Recently vocalist Kyle took on the A-Z challenge.

Icantdie – Transition/Merger EP

Icantdie are an exciting new alternative heavy metal band from Bridgend. So far they have received alot of airplay on radio and have recently released a music video for their debut single "Merger". The band are set to open Throwfest on August 21st and have just recently released their debut EP Transition/Merger which was recorded, mixed and mastered by former Funeral for a Friend guitarist Gav Burrough.

Faux – Inhale EP

Kicking the EP off is the electrifying “Inhale” before kicking into the ever so catchy “Nerves”. Then there is the more brit-pop feelings of “Call” before it dives into the more emo dwellings of “You know”. The EP finishes with the pop punk musings of lead single “Swimmingly”.

A chat with Lee from Faux

Faux are set to release their second EP "Inhale" on 5th August. I managed to grab a few words with the band's vocalist/guitarist, Lee.

Hellions – Opera Oblivia

Formed in 2013, Hellions are a five piece band from Sydney, Australia. Made up of vocalist Dre Faivre, drummer Anthony Caruso, bassist Chris Moretti, guitarists Matthew Gravolin and Josh Campiao. The band release their third album, Opera Oblivia.

Capsize – A Reintroduction: The Essence Of All That Surrounds Me

After the success of Capsize's debut album, there is a lot more emphasis on their sophomore album, especially as to whether or not it is going to be as successful as their debut. ‘A Reintroduction: The Essence of All That Surrounds Me’, quashes these worries

Grieving – Demonstrations EP

Grieving are a new and exciting, upcoming band. The four piece band hail from Cambridge, UK. Having only formed in late 2015, the band have come a long way, quickly. Demonstrations is their debut EP.

As Sirens Fall – The Hospital Party EP

Hailing from Leeds, As Sirens Falls release their debut EP.

Whitechapel – Mark of the Blade

Whitechapel are a deathcore band that hail from Tennessee. Mark of the Blade is their sixth album. No two songs are the same and fans are either going to love it or hate it.

Blink 182 – California

American pop punk giants Blink 182 are back. Five years since their last release. California, is their seventh studio release, it is also their first with new vocalist, fellow punker and Alkaline Trio's frontman Matt Skiba.

Tarja – The Brightest Void EP

After leaving Nightwish over a ecade ago, Tarja has really come into her own. The Finnish beauty releases The Brightest Void as a form of gift to her fans. It is a prequel to her up and coming album. The EP is a joy to listen to.

The Offspring @ Eventim Apollo, London 22/06/2016

Punk rock is known for being rather political, but it is also known for the fun that can be had. The Offspring are known for both. Tonight London plays host to the Southern Californian natives final UK show of the Summer Nationals tour.

The Broadcasts @ Clwb Ifor Bach 17/06/2016

The South Wales four piece are celebrating the release of their self titled album "The Broadcasts". They are fun and energetic from the start. The crowd are joyful, friendly and are generally enjoying the music.


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