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A chat with Frank Iero at Slam Dunk!

We sat down for a chat with the lovely Frank Iero of Frank Iero & The Patience prior to his set at Slam Dunk Midlands 2017 to talk about latest album Parachutes and plans for 2017 (and 2018). This is your first time Slam Dunk appearance. Are you excited to be here? Yes! I am! […]

Desert Island Discs – Brightlight City

What inspires a band to create the music they do? Brightlight City take on our Desert Island Discs challenge and let us in on the big records that they would want to listen to forever. As a five piece band it would be only fair that we all choose an album each : Jamie (Vocals)  […]

Wednesday 13 announces October UK shows!

Wednesday 13 has announced three UK shows this October to promote new album Condolences, out now! The shows, which we can tell will be absolutely electric, are also around our favourite time of the year, Halloween! Support for the dates comes from Courtesans. Wednesday says; “We can’t wait to return to the UK again this […]

White Reaper announce UK/EU tour!

Following the release of their new album The World’s Best American Band earlier this year, White Reaper have announced they will be hitting the road in the UK and Europe this October! 23-Oct-17 / UK / Brighton – The Prince Albert 24-Oct-17 / UK / London – Sebright Arms 25-Oct-17 / UK / London – […]

Make Them Suffer are World’s Apart with new album!

Make Them Suffer have announced their latest album World’s Apart is set for release via Rise Records on July 28th! Speaking of the record, vocalist Sean Harmanis says; “Worlds Apart represents a new era for Make Them Suffer. We’ve taken risks in songwriting and production; this album is a reminder to ourselves that change and […]

Desert Islands Discs – The Royal

Today it’s the turn of metalcore rockers The Royal to let us in on their top albums of all time. Take a look at the albums that inspired the band and gave them a new perspective on the world of music. Lamb Of God – Wrath Lamb of God is a band that kind of […]

Grove Street Families release new mixtape!

Ahead of their debut Download festival appearance, Grove Street Families have released a new mixtape! Vol 1.0 is out now through Venn Records! The mixtape shows the development of the band from a ‘bit of a laugh’ to a hardcore band with conviction! With tracks ranging from hip-hop to heavy, hard-hitting and groovy, there’s a […]

Punk Goes Pop 7 announced!

We all love a cheeky cover don’t we? Well now we can listen to a whole host of our favourite bands perform their own take on a load of new pop hits with the latest Punk Goes Pop compilation album! Volume 7 is the latest edition from Fearless Records’ collection and is available for purchase […]

Feature; Download Festival – Biffy Clyro

Here at Alt Corner we’re getting very excited about Download Festival. What a line up! To get us prepared for the weekend of rock we’ve picked out some of our top tracks from each headline act; this time it’s the turn of Biffy Clyro! In The Name Of Wee Man Mountains Bubbles Biblical Howl Black Chandelier […]

Harbour Sharks talk about The Killer Inside Me

If you’re a fan of A Day T0 Remember, Beartooth and/ Stone Sour then you’ll love Kingston alt-metallers Harbour Sharks! The band have revealed the video for new single The Killer Inside Me. The band say of the track; “‘The Killer Inside Me’ is about the thought process of a serial killer with a split […]

Holding Absence set to support Young Guns!

Rising Cardiff stars Young Guns have been announced as main support for Young Guns on their UK tour in September! Joining them on the bill are Bristol trio Beyond Recall! Frontman Lucas Woodland says; “We are elated to announce that we will be joining Young Guns for their upcoming UK tour this September. We are […]

Stone Sour release new single!

Following on from the announcement of a November/December UK tour, Stone Sour have revealed new single Taipei Person/Allah Tea! The track is taken from their highly anticipated sixth studio album Hydrograd (June 30, Roadrunner Records). Check out Stone Sour on their UK dates below; Wed 29th Nov – BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena Thu 30th Nov – […]

Trophy Eyes, Like Pacific and The Decoy @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Amidst all the hustle and bustle of Cardiff preparing for the Champions League final, Trophy Eyes and Like Pacific headed to the Welsh capital to close out their UK tour. First up is local alt-rockers The Decoy, their set didn’t get off to a great start with some pedal issues, however it picked up rapidly […]

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