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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 […]

The Final Clause of Tacitus – Not Like The Rest

Reading natives, The Final Clause of Tacitus release Not Like The Rest, their follow up EP to Peace in Chaos. The energetic foursome’s ready to bring the funk to the surface once more. Not Like the Rest starts with Joe Rogan the MMA commentator and stand-up comedian “everybody’s wearing clothes they don’t wanna wear. Everybody’s showing up […]

The Pearl Harts – Glitter and Spit

Kirsty Lowrey and Sara Leigh Shaw make up The Pearl Harts, a London based rock duo who met while touring in previous bands. The two musical outlaws have supported Garbage and Skunk Anansie in previous tours. Since their birth in 2014 Pearl Harts have grown due to these live shows capturing eyes and ears, the […]

Senses Fail – If There Is Light, It Will Find You

Senses Fail released their seventh record If There is Light, It Will Find You on the 16th February this 12-track journey catalogues where these guys have been and are now. Life experiences for the band gives more fruit to their basket, especially as lead vocalist and co-founder James ‘Buddy’ Neilson recently became a father. The […]

Lemuria – Recreational Hate

Fifteen years back on the stairwell of Amy’s Diner in Buffalo, New York, three musicians joined forces to become Lemuria. An Indie rock alternative band who over the past fifteen years have toured the world, released four albums, and evolved their sound in that period. Lemuria consist of Alex Kerns, Sheena Ozzella, Max Gregor, and they […]

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Wrong Creatures

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (BRMC) are back with an eighth addition to their impressive catalogue with the Nick Launay produced Wrong Creatures. It’s five years since we’ve heard new music from the Los Angeles three-piece rock n rollers. Sit back, let us hear what Peter Hayes, Robert Levon and Leah Shapiro have created for old […]

Ho99o9 live at The Electric Ballroom – London

It’s a cold dark night in Camden North London, it’s spooky, scary and would befit any Halloween tour or midnight walk. But, this isn’t Halloween, this is pure hardcore heavy distorted metal trapped in the body of hip hop. This is Brooklyn’s very own, Ho99o9. We of Alt-Corner are here. The Electric Ballroom has been […]

Phoenix Calling – Our Lost Hearts

Two years on from debut Forget Your Ghosts, alternative rockers Phoenix Calling are back. November 17th this Cambridgeshire five-piece released Our Lost Hearts all for your pleasure. Tunes from their previous entity received extensive air play on Kerrang Radio, Kerrang TV and Scuzz. Will Phoenix continue to rise and torch the sky with their music. […]

The LaFontaines – Common Problems

Motherwell’s The LaFontaines release their follow up to 2015’s debut, Class. The lads have garnered a reputation as being one of the most exciting live bands by selling out slots at Barrowlands in Glasgow and the Koko in London along with playing festivals, T in the Park, The Great Escape, Reading & Leeds not to […]

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