Alternative Rock Music GENRE ARCHIVES

Patriot Rebel – Cynics Playground

Being my first experience with Patriot Rebel, Cynics Playground is certainly an excellent way to get introduced to them. This EP has gotten me totally hooked on them and I’m craving more, live shows, new releases, anything to keep my new found love for them burning. This is definitely one of my new favourite EPs and I encourage you to pick up a copy for yourself as soon as you can.

Iodine Sky announce UK tour

Manchester rockers Iodine Sky are currently in the run-up to the release of debut album Tides and following Friday's hometown album launch show, are set to hit the road for a few runs of dates up and down the UK!

VEXXES – Common Ground (EP)

Overall this EP is definitely worth a listen, loved all of these tracks! I would love to hear these songs live, hopefully sometime in the future I can come along to a local gig! Overall rating, I'd give them 9/10!

Chapter & Verse announce debut EP

London quartet Chapter & Verse have announced debut EP The Wolves Back Home is set for release on July 15. The alt-rockers bring an exciting and energetic twist to the genre and have amassed a strong fanbase since their formation in early 2015, selling out their debut show in just a couple of weeks!

The Appleseed Cast announce UK anniversary tour!

American rock band The Appleseed Cast are celebrating the record store day reissue of their critically acclaimed 2006 album Peregrine with a UK tour. The influential band formed in 1996 and helped to pioneer the emo movement in the late 1990s.

Upload Festival 2016 Announces Stage Times!

As the first ever Upload Festival approaches this weekend. We at AltCorner are excited and can't wait to see the best upcoming bands in Rock and Metal. The festival has now announced its stage times which you can view here!

Heel show life is Nothing New

London alt-rockers Heel have released the awesome video for track Nothing New. The track is taken from the bands' debut album The Parts We Save and the accompanying video sees the band go through a series of stereotypical representations of several music genres.

PUPPY announce new mini-album

London rock trio PUPPY have revealed that their new mini-album Vol. II wil be released via the band's own label on August 12th!

I Cried Wolf share new video ahead of tour

I Cried Wolf have released the video for third single Scratching My Head With Ink.

Andy Black – The Shadow Side

The release is a very open and honest lyrical affair, full of love songs and really gives an insight into the world of Andy Biersack. While this is different to his day job, there is no denying that it will attract the legion of BVB fans and will transfer easily into mainstream.


British Alt-Rock metal outfit Fallen To Flux have returned and are aiming for the jugular of the UK scene, armed with their stunning lyric video single for 'Anchored', taken from their forthcoming debut album 'Transitions', which lands this Summer.

Faux announce tour with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n!

Having just enjoyed a hugely successful tour in Europe, Southampton dirty-pop outfit Faux are adding to their ever-growing list of shows and tours by announcing a weekender with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n in June.

Gearing Up For Camden Rocks Festival!

The festival season is about to start, so get your camping gear ready, book those camper vans and don’t forget your suntan lotion or extra clothes for the mud and rain…..if that’s your thing of course. But, if you prefer the cover of a good old music venue that helps to keep live music alive, then June 4th is the date for your diary. It’s the Camden Rock festival.

Kerrang Awards nominations announced

At a laid-back pre-party featuring performances from Muncie Girls, Heck and Creeper, Kerrang! announced the nominations for this years Kerrang! Awards via a live seance. The awards ceremony will take place at London's Troxy on June 9 and for the first year, will feature live music from Asking Alexandra and more to be announced.

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