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Luke Rainsford – I Just Don’t Deserve To Be Loved

Wolverhampton singer-songwriter Luke Rainsford returns with a highly emotional EP I Just Don’t Deserve To Be Loved, inspired by the passing of his mother in 2016. From the opening of Looking For Your Ghost to the closing of What I Hide Beneath, there is not a moment when you aren’t given goosebumps. Luke truly bares […]

Sun Arcana reveal Fracture stripped back

Sun Arcana have revealed the video for their stripped back version of Fracture! The track appears on their Acoustic Sessions EP, which features reworked versions of their debut As I Take A Breath! Check out Fracture acoustic below; Drummer Ryan Daniels says; “I think for any band to record an acoustic session comes a slight feeling of insecurity because you’re […]

While She Sleeps reveal alternate version of Silence Speaks

Following on from the announcement of the expanded edition of acclaimed album You Are We (July 20), While She Sleeps have revealed an alternate version of Silence Speaks, a track that featured on the original record. The alternate version is a stripped back masterpiece, recorded at their acoustic show at London’s St Pancras Old Church. Guitarist Sean Long […]

Luke Rainsford announces shows with As It Is

Wolverhampton singer-songwriter Luke Rainsford has announced his biggest shows to date! As warm-up for his slots at Slam Dunk Festival, Luke will be heading out on a run of intimate, acoustic dates alongside As It Is! 21 MAY – Norwich, Arts Centre w/ As It Is 22 MAY – Sheffield, The Plug w/ As It Is 24 […]

Myles Kennedy announces more UK dates

Myles Kennedy has followed up his sold-out debut UK solo tour with more UK dates announced! The dates fall around a bunch of festivals and include a full band show at the London Palladium! New UK Headline Dates: Mon 2nd Jul – EDINBURGH Liquid Rooms (solo) Wed 4th Jul – BELFAST Limelight (solo) Thu 5th […]

Tim Brooks takes on the A-Z challenge!

Singer-songwriter Tim Brooks has us at AltCorner intrigued with his wordplay and ability to blend acoustic with straight up rock ‘n’ roll, taking influence from the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Frank Turner and Gerard Way. He’s gearing up to release new single Quicksilver soon so we asked Tim to take on our A-Z challenge so we could find […]

Sun Arcana release Acoustic Sessions

Sun Arcana have released their Acoustic Sessions EP through Easy Life Records! The EP features stripped back versions of three of the Essex band’s tracks. Drummer Ryan Daniels says; “I think for any band to record an acoustic session comes a slight feeling of insecurity because you’re vulnerable” “We wanted to challenge ourselves. We wanted to […]

Braden Barrie (SayWeCanFly) reveals plans to release two new albums

Braden Barrie also know as SayWeCanFly has launched a crowdfunding campaign to record and release two albums he has written. 5% of all money donated will go to To Write Love On Her Arms, a suicide prevention charity. In a message to fans, Barrie says “If you choose to support my campaign, you are literally helping me create these songs, videos, […]

Slam Dunk Festival reveals 2018 acoustic stage

*FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT KLAXON* Slam Dunk Festival has revealed the entire 2018 acoustic stage line-up and there are some brilliant names! State Champs‘ Ryan Scott Graham will be appearing for a special set with his electro-acoustic project Speak Low If You Speak Love alongside the band’s own set, Four Year Strong will also be playing a second set, […]

Myles Kennedy – Year Of The Tiger

Myles Kennedy brings his signature vocals to the front with a stripped back, Country vibe debut solo album. Title track Year Of The Tiger kicks things off with an oriental feel. The haunting vocals throughout The Great Beyond build an intense song that is echoed through the record. Devil On The Wall is an earworm […]

Thousand Below break Tradition

Thousand Below are gearing up for their UK tour next month supporting Dance Gavin Dance by revealing a stripped back version of track Tradition! Check out Tradition below; Catch Thousand Below on the road supporting Dance Gavin Dance in March; 3rd March Asylum Birmingham 4th March Marble Factory Bristol 5th March Riverside Newcastle 6th March Garage Glasgow 7th March Academy […]

Lizzy Farrell Chats To AltCorner

While Lizzy Farrall was on tour with Seaway we caught up with her in Glasgow for a chat. So how has the tour been going for you? It’s going really well. If I had to pick a best day so far I would have to say Nottingham. I am finding on this tour that I […]

TrueHeights team up with the stars for charity single!

Leamington Spa alt-rockers TrueHeights have released a special charity single called City Lies! All funds from the track will go to the Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Center. The acoustic track was produced by Connor Ball of The Vamps fame and the video features appearances from members of Anavae, Bang Bang Romeo, Bloxx, Dirty […]

Corey Taylor releases acoustic set video!

Corey Taylor has released the entire video of his acoustic set from May 2016 in London as a free to watch over on his website! Corey says; “London is a city that holds a special place in my heart and I’m so happy this night was captured for you all to see. It was certainly […]

Normandie, William Ryan Key & Grumble Bee live at Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Opening the show is Grumble Bee performing an acoustic set. It’s literally dead quiet in the venue as all eyes and ears are on Jack, admiring his incredible vocals and songwriting ability, with his mum even listening in on the phone. It’s not the first time I’ve seen a Grumble Bee acoustic set but it’s […]

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