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Jaret and Kelly – Sittin’ In A Tree

What do you get when Dollyrots and a Bowling for Soup join forces? You get an antidote to Jack White and Alison Mosshart, Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan with Jaret Reddick and Kelly Ogden showcasing their pop punk levels of royalty.

Our Nameless Boy – Tomorrow I’ll Be Scared Again

Bristol’s Our Nameless Boy recently released their latest EP Tomorrow I'll Be Scared Again! Our star writer Mark had a listen and gave us his thoughts!

Black Coast – Ill Minds Vol II

Formed in Stoke on Trent in 2016 this melodic hardcore quintet, Black Coast have burst their way on the scene with Ill Minds Vol 1 in 2018 and we, at AltCorner have their follow up Ill Minds Vol 2 due for release 8th March 2019.

Starve To Survive – Have Me To Waste EP

Newcastle’s very own hardcore new comers Starve to Survive have come at us with new the Connor Sweeney produced EP Have Me to Waste. The quintet create five tracks of aggressive huge grooves of haunting atmosphere out on the 15th February.

Continuum – Designed Obsolescence

Continuum is a technical death metal band from Santa Cruz, CA that was formed in the summer of 2009 by Chase Fraser (Decrepit Birth) following the disbanding of Animosity. After a couple years writing and rehearsing with different musicians, a lineup was fleshed out featuring Riley McShane of Allegeon on vocals, Ivan Munguia of Deeds of Flesh on guitar, Nick Willbrand on bass and Spencer Edwards on drums.

Novacrow – Criminal Mastermind

Liverpool’s Novacrow released EP Criminal Mastermind on November 16th and they kindly sent us a copy to gauge away at the distinctive storylines; from a werewolf-infested village in Fever Swamp to a ridiculous failed bank heist in Criminal Mastermind.

Chasing Dragons – Faction

Yorkshire rockers Chasing Dragons release their first full-length album, Faction. News that will excite their fans and since the realise of their debut EP in 2016 the band have been active playing shows and tours with Stone Broken, The Qemists, Skid Row, SikTh, InMe, Diamond Head, Aaron Buchanan and The Cult Classics, Courage My Love, […]

Me & Munich – Knives of the Sun

Danish duo Me & Munich released their debut EP Knives of the Sun on the 20th September, the same date as vocalist/guitarist Jan Petersen’s birthday. The Aarhus two piece open with EP namesake “Knives of the Sun” with a thriving alternative rock sound, driving drums from Petersen’s cohort Marco Bogehoj. Their five tracks are raw, […]

Set Sights – Heavy Alternative

Orange County’s Set Sights are set to release their debut record Heavy Alternative via Tragic Hero Records. The band formed when drummer Griffin Werk and bassist Jay Chua consistently crossed paths with Maro Abdelmola at local shows in Orange County, CA. At the time, the band’s name was Set Sights For South but later shortened […]

The Agony Scene – Tormentor

15 years have passed since The Agony Scene first took the stage. Several records, international tours, and a lengthy hiatus later are back with a vengeance Tulsa, Oklahoma’s The Agony Scene released their fourth full-length Tormentor record – first in a decade – on 20 July via Outerloop Records. Produced by Mark Lewis, Tormentor promises to be bands heaviest and most mature […]

Fine Creatures – Electric La La Land

We at Alt-Corner have our hands-on Brighton rockers, Fine Creatures debut EP, Eletric La La Land.  These four friends use influences of grunge, psychedelia and pop to form their blueprint of melodic hope. The Brit-rockers start Electric La La Land with Money, a fuzzed out distorted guitar riffs with indie vocals, “I Want your money […]

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 […]

Elder Brother – Stay Inside

Elder Brother is a collaboration between Dan Rose and Kevin Geyer and released their debut record, Heavy Head in 2014. The following year the band released EP Wish You Were Here. Now we’re in 2018 and Elder Brother issued their second album Stay Inside on May 18th via Pure Noise Records. Stay Inside starts with […]

Slowly Slowly – St Leonards

Melbourne rockers, Slowly Slowly release St Leonards on the 11th May via their new home at UNFD who recently acquired the Aussie guys talents. St Leonards is, well, unlucky for some has thirteen tracks to play loud, so let us begin. Starting with Dinosaur, it showcases Ben Stewart’s sensitive vocals and a gentle riff which […]

Hercules Morse – Vita Boundary

Southampton’s Alternative quartet, Hercules Morse are back with their first full length album, Vita Boundary out on the 4th May. May the fourth be with you, have to add a Star Wars reference in there for you guys. The riff merchants already supported the likes of Band of Skulls, Blaze Bayley, Orange Goblin and Turbowolf […]

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