Team Member: Sam Johnston

Sam Johnston's Articles:

Best EX – Ice Cream Anti-Social

Best EX formerly Candy Hearts recently released their new EP ‘Ice Cream Anti-Social’. This is the bands first EP under record label Alcopop Records. Best Ex are a great throwback to late 90’s to the early 2000’s, the bands previous work under Candy Hearts was much more indie focused, whereas this EP is just straight light hearted pop punk but with some […]

Music and Me – Sam Johnston

It’s time to get to know Sam Johnston review at AltCorner! We set Sam 10 questions about his musical likes, guilty pleasures and what music means to him! How would you describe your taste in music? For me you have to have an open mind and be able to think objectively and as I’ve got older, […]

Volumes – Different Animals

‘Different Animals‘ is Volumes‘ third album and most accomplished sound to date and first release on new label Fearless Records. As a modern melodic metalcore band that already stand out and have a good fanbase across the world; ‘Different Animals’ proves they have the quality and talent to keep producing dynamic, melodic tracks that build […]

Car Bomb Interview

I recently caught up with Car Bomb while they are touring with Gojira throughout the UK and Europe, This is what they had to say….. First half of the interview is with Greg and Mike the second half is with Elliot and Jonny. Mike and Greg How did you get into the Mathcore genre? Greg: […]

Gojira, Code Orange & Car Bomb live in Leeds

I was very curious about seeing Car Bomb live as not only had I not heard of them previously, I was also new to the mathcore genre. They were extremely confident and comfortable on stage, played as well together as any band I have seen previously although, I guess that’s to be expected considering they […]

Where Fires Are live in Leeds

Closing their UK tour (following their release of their 3rd EP) in their home city of Leeds, I was extremely impressed with this band I’d never heard of previously. Not only have they become a confident outfit who look at ease on stage, lead singer Robbie Gillespie has an awesome, formidable vocal range. James Clegg […]

Homebound – The Mould You Build Yourself Around

Homebound are not the band I would usually listen to, labelling themselves as UK pop punk, much like a slightly heavier early Blink 182, but to my surprise I was impressed with the overall quality of the EP, mostly the melody and lyrics in the songs and I can now see why they have a good […]

The Shimmer Band – Jacknife and the DeathCall

Its not often you come across a band you instantly want on your favorites play-list, but these guys in The Shimmer Band are brilliant. I’m already a huge fan of this band, they truly epitomise Rock n Roll in its most raw and pure form. I often try and make a comparison but I really believe […]


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