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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 […]

Dearist – Sonder

Wolverhampton crew, Dearist released second album Sonder on the 27th April via their newly signed deal with U.S label Spartan Records. These cats spent the majority of 2016/17 booking tours across the UK playing shows with the likes of Creeper, WSTR, FANGCLUB, Wallflower, Muskets, Coast to Coast, Eat Me and Pushing Daisies, a little taste […]

Dissonants- Vultures EP

Formed in 2017 were Southampton’s very own five-piece alternative rockers Dissonants. For the past year these cats have worked hard honing their sound and crafting this debut EP, Vultures. Drawing from personal experiences, Vultures touches on intensely personal topics such as coping with depression, anxiety, along with frustrations and insecurities many face in today’s world. […]

Coldbones – Where It All Began

Coldbones are a four-piece band from the UK’s South East coast, hey release debut album Where It All Began on 6 April. The album tells the story of a butterfly’s life, with each track representing a key moment in its journey. Very interesting concept which starts with Caspases the start of the transformation process within the cocoon, the […]

Turbowolf – The Free Life

Bristol rockers, Turbowolf released The Free Life on the 9th March via So Recordings and is produced by themselves and mixed by long-time associate Tom Dalgety, gives their fans a third album to embrace. The band receive a little help from their friends, so see if you can guess who they are…. obviously…you’ll have to […]

Simonne and the Dark Stars join Kickstarter to help fund debut album

Brighton’s very own indie rock group Simonne and the Dark Stars are planning to record their first full length record this year. Hearing these guys in 2013 from their EP release grabbed my attention with Simonne Weaks, the pianist and whose vocals are pure eerie elegance, have been given an amazing opportunity to record this […]

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