Alternative Rock Music GENRE ARCHIVES

AltCorner Presents AltTape Volume 1!

We here at AltCorner work closely with some of the best new upcoming artists around and what better way to showcase these acts than to create an EP of our favourite tracks right now! In our first release of the AltTape, we have chosen eight tracks all of which are more than pleasing on your ear holes! Oh and guess what?! all EIGHT tracks are FREE!

Safe side are about to Blossom

Essex pop-punks Safeside are set to release sophomore EP Blossom on July 15th. The EP is a collection of infectious and energetic tracks combining pop-punk and alternative rock.

River Becomes Ocean announce release shows

Brighton's River Becomes Ocean are set to follow the release of new EP December with two release shows in Brighton and London. The EP is set for release on June 21 which coincides with the Brighton show before heading to London for a second release show on June 22.

Valleys Soundfest 2016

Valleys Soundfest is an alternative music festival that is held by students on the Music Technology course at Coleg Y Cymoedd. Each year the festival benefits a chosen charity, the past couple of years it has been the charity Love Hope Strength Foundation UK. The festival showcases up and coming artists, both locally and nationally as well as college bands.

The People The Poet @ Undertone 14/05/16

Although small, tonight went well. It is nice to see a packed club, showing that people still enjoy actual live bands. All acts were outstanding. The People The Poet, The Broadcasts and Vince James all showed that true talent really does still exist.

Courage My Love UK tour kicks off tonight!

Canadian trio Courage My Love kick off their first ever UK/European tour tomorrow (May 18). Joining the band on the tour is Over.

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!


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AltCorner's Mission

AltCorner is the promotional platform for alternative music, documenting upcoming artists and established alternative acts. Driven by a team of passionate writers and photographers, AltCorner strive to make a difference in the music world by focusing on the rising stars of alternative music. Great artists are out there and we showcase them every day through news coverage, reviews of the latest alternative releases and interviews with both upcoming and established artists. There is also our acclaimed festival coverage and galleries of live performances to boot. We keep our fingers firmly on the pulse of the alternative music scene, whether it is covering already established alternative acts or documenting the stars of tomorrow, we are always there. The alternative movement is alive and kicking and we here at AltCorner deliver your alternative music fix daily.