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Periphery – Periphery IV: Hail Stan

For the last few years, in the tech-metal scene, there have been two titans on either side of The Pond: Tesseract and Periphery. Now when your transatlantic cousins take the ‘Black Album’ school of thought and trim everything down, tighten it all up and produce the shortened album of less expansive works that was Sonder, what do you do? Well, apparently, you mark your first release away from Sumerian records by throwing seemingly everything you can think of, and the kitchen sink, at your new record. And for Periphery, it is a resounding success.

Lights signs to Fueled By Ramen

Ahead of her debut Slam Dunk appearances over the Bank Holiday weekend, Canadian artist Lights has signed to Fueled By Ramen and announced an acoustic record!

Pleiades take on the A-Z challenge

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the many artists out there. This time, it is the turn of Pleiades to tel us all about themselves using 26 questions.

Welsh rockers Junior unveil debut album

Welsh pop-punks Junior have revealed details of their long-awaited debut album.

Monday Motivation: Best new singles of past week

Each week we bring you our favourite new releases of the past week to help kick start your Monday (or in this case Tuesday) off to a good one!

Let’s Talk About…. Lights (Slam Dunk Edition)

In this Slam Dunk special edition of our Let’s Talk About series, we discuss alternative pop starlet Lights who is gearing up for her debut appearance at the festival.

Monday Motivation: Singles To Get You Through The week!

Monday’s suck, right? The weekend is over and the dreaded return to work blues has firmly set in. Fear not though, as here at AltCorner, we have the perfect remedy to ease those blues with a look at some of our favourite releases from this past week! Check out some of our top picks below…

Ones To Watch at Slam Dunk 2019

As we have just under a month until Slam Dunk Festival, Tom Butterworth gives us his lowdown on his stand out acts of the festival in the first of a two part Ones To Watch.

Banshee on new music and more!

For those of you who don't know, 'Banshee' are a Scottish four-piece who are taking the alt-rock music scene by storm. Following the release of their EP, 'Bubble' we asked the band about their new music, their influences, and more...

Dream State, Parting Gift and As Sirens Fall @ The Key Club, Leeds

Sometimes you can judge what a show is going to be like by the crowd. Dream State at the Key Club in Leeds was one of those shows.

Mayday Parade’s Derek Sanders talks tours, Sunnyland and circus acts

As the wonder tour of Mayday Parade and The Wonder Years rolled into Bristol, we sat down with Mayday Parade frontman Derek Sanders to find out his thoughts on their back catalogue, favourite things from Sunnyland and his circus act.

Hot Takes: Getting To Know…. 3ree

Welcome to the feature; Hot Takes! We chat to a band or artist that we have unearthed as some what of a hidden gem and allow them the chance to introduce themselves to you, the reader. Today is the turn of new Australian trio 3ree!

HALFNOISE announce UK shows

Zac Farro's creative project HALFNOISE are mixing in a few headline and a support show into their May UK festival run.

Dave Hause – Kick

Dave Hause’s new record ‘Kick’ is simply ten songs about being strong, understanding that we all struggle and kicking back against the things that kick you when you’re down. But underneath the lyrical meaning, what we actually have here is an album that’s actually very, very good. And I’ll explain why.

Guide Dog take on the A-Z challenge

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the various artists around the world! Today it is the turn of Guide Dog to take us behind the scenes by tackling the challenge!

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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.