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The Lion and The Wolf joins Kevin Devine tour!

Xtra Mile favourite The Lion and The Wolf has been announced as joining Kevin Devine on tour later this month across the UK. The pair, along with Laura Stevenson, will be hitting the road from 29th January for a week bringing their talents to the masses. Speaking on the tour dates, Thomas George said,  “Can’t […]

Wintersun unveil title of the latest album.

Melodic death rockers, Wintersun, have finally revealed the name of their latest album; The Forest Season. “That’s right folks, we’ll leave you pondering a bit what this name means”, teases front man JARI MäENPää.  “Next week we’ll release the album tracklist and everything will become very clear to you! Promise!” The new album is finished […]

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 […]

A Look Back at 2016; Festivals

Another year of festivals has come and gone and what a year it was. Biffy, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Foals headline sets at Reading and Leeds, 2000 Trees 10-year anniversary celebrations, Panic! At The Disco topping the bill at Slam Dunk and the likes of Creeper, Moose Blood, Basement and Milk Teeth tearing up […]

Ion Dissonance – Cast The First Stone

Their first album since 2010, Ion Dissonance are back with Cast The First Stone. Described as an album that 'doesn't fuck about,' the band have put together something that sets out to show them at their best. Their brutal and technical style has been praised for bringing something next level to the music sphere and this time round that's exactly what they have set out to do once again.

An interview with VASA

VASA are the Scottish post rockers who have been challenging the rock genre over the last few years. We caught up with the quartet to chat about their latest tour with Poly-Math, their upcoming double A side single Burst Open and the importance of their DIY aesthetic.

Frank Iero And The Patience – Parachutes

Frank's words on the reasons behind the name Parachutes are simply beautiful and it almost goes without saying that they ring true for so many in the way that they feel about music. This new album is a collection of dirty rock songs, with a moments of acoustic beauty, that many will fall in love with.

Indie Rockers Sunset Sons Talk About Touring, New Music and Their Debut Album | Interview

Sunset Sons have been touring the UK on their headline tour, bringing their indie rock sound to the masses. We caught up with Pete to find out how life has been since their debut album was released and just how much fun being on the road is.

PLINI – Handmade Cities

The long awaited debut album is finally released this month, featuring Australian drumming sensation Troy Wright along with bassist Simon Grove, of The Helix Nebula. From the opening track, Electric Sunshine, it is very clear that this is something special and instantly you cannot help but be drawn in by the building guitar sounds and the real depth of the musicality.

Rave The Reqviem – The Gospel of Nil

If Swedish industrial metal is your thing, then Rave The Reqviem might just be the ones for you. The five piece, who came from what was a solo project, have created a sound described as a mixture of industrial metal, heavy electronica and powerful rock and are ready to release their debut album, The Gospel of Nil to the world.

Underground Festival Review

The small crowd throughout a lot of the day may have been down to the Sunday evening timing or the genre of music not being something often seen at the venue, however the line up was one of the best the festival has seen and was a solid collection of some of the newest and most exciting rock bands out there right now. For fans old and new it was a real treat to see these bands in such a small venue & for a very reasonable price.

Underground Festival Preview

This weekend sees Underground Festival once again takeover Gloucester Guildhall for a weekend of alt rock. Set to once again showcase the best in new and up coming rock bands their line up is one not to be missed. Here's our run down of who you should be checking out across the two day event.

Towers – Towers

Newcomers Towers, an alt quartet hailing from the UKs South Coast, will this month be releasing their debut EP. The self titled three track release has been a labour of love and hard work and the band are ready to release their sound to the world.

Finding Kate – If I Fall

The brainchild of Kate Pavli, Finding Kate is the culmination of hard hitting drums, layered guitar riffs and emotive and alluring vocals. This November sees the band release their debut album, If I Fall, the follow up to the highly praised EP Inside Out.

Diamond Days – The Death Of Us

Liverpool Alt Rock band, Diamond Days, are releasing their sophomore EP The Death of Us this November and already anticipation is building. Having caused a storm on social media with their debut single, Start It From The End, the band have gone on to gain radio & TV air time across the likes of Scuzz, […]

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