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Mallory Knox, Lonely The Brave & Fatherson @ O2 Academy, Bristol

It’s been a long time since Mallory Knox hit the road in the UK. The band are back with a new album, Wired, and this month are touring the UK with the incredible Fatherson and Lonely The Brave as support. We headed along to the opening night in Bristol. Kicking things off on the Wired […]

Desert Island Discs – Karolina Engdahl of True Moon

Swedish post-punk dark pop band True Moon came about after vocalist Karolina and guitarist Tift realised how bored and frustrated they were with the current state of Swedish music. Their early experience with music helped them on their way to finding the sound they really wanted to create. Frontman Karolina Engdahl picks her top 5 […]

Phlefonyaar are going to ring the Temple Bells After Midnight!

British doom duo Phlefonyaar have revealed the video for their latest single Temple Bells After Midnight! The track is taken from their forthcoming record Septic, Bitter and Hardbitten set for release via Cavernous Records on April 14. Speaking of the track and record, vocalist Paul March says; “Gather round ladies and germs and let Phlefonyaar […]

Cassels write a Foreword!

Art-punk duo Cassels have announced a new record! Foreword is a collection of their previous material and three new songs, all made available on vinyl for the first time! Foreword is set for release via Big Scary Monsters on April 7, 2017. The record is the precursor to their debut record which they are currently […]

Restless Streets take on the A-Z challenge!

If you cast your minds back to last week, we brought you A Little More Us, the new single from US melodic rockers Restless Streets. We loved the track so much that we had to get them to tell us a little bit more about their band so we gave them the A-Z challenge! A […]

Jule Vera have a Lifeline!

Oklahoma quartet Jule Vera have released the video for new single Lifeline. The young fourpiece met at a summer band camp which not only brought the band together but also led to the engagement of vocalist Ansley Newman and guitarist Jake Roland! The track is the first from the band on their new label Weekday […]

Insurgency Festival 2017

Based in Milton Keynes in the UK, Insurgency is an up and coming festival ran by the Peachey brothers of The Acid Ballet, on the 11th of March 2017 I went over there to check it out and here’s what went on: Stolen Serenade Acoustic Opening the festival come the poppy, upbeat tones of Stolen […]

Creeper – Eternity In Your Arms

Southampton punks Creeper are more than just a pretty decent band, they give fans a whole other world to live in. After the release of third EP The Stranger (Roadrunner Records, 2016), the band’s disappearance and the story of James Scythe sent fans into a frenzy and attracted media attention throughout the world. During this […]

Charlotte Emilie does Desert Island Disks

If you could only listen to 5 albums or EPs for the rest of  your life what would you choose? Charlotte Emilie, writer here at ALT CORNER has made their selection and tells us why. ____ When thinking about this, I’ll be honest – it took me the longest of times and it was a super hard […]

Casey have a Little Bird!

Casey have released a new single! Little Bird is taken from their recently released record Love Is Not Enough (out now on Hassle Records). Vocalist Tom Weaver says Little Bird is about “being too emotionally naïve or unprepared to help support them through it.” Check out the video for Little Bird below; The band have […]

Alvarez Kings are Sleepwalking PT. II

Better make sure all the doors are locked as Alvarez Kings are going Sleepwalking again! The lively prog-pop quartet have released the video for latest single Sleepwalking Pt. II whihc is taken from their forthcoming album Somewhere Between (Sire/Warner Bros Rcords, April 14, 2017). Check out the video below; You can catch the band on […]

Set It Off announce mini UK tour!

We’ve been waiting for this since 2015 and it’s happening! Florida pop-punks Set It Off have announced they will be returning to the UK for some headline shows around their Slam Dunk festival appearances! The tour will be a co-headline with Australian alt-rockers With Confidence so we know it is going to be an incredible […]

Lower Than Atlantis, Young Guns, Hands Like Houses & ROAM @ Great Hall, Cardiff

On a day where the people of Wales descended on Cardiff to celebrate the final day of the 2017 RBS Six Nations Championship (and drown their sorrows after Wales’ heartbreaking loss to France), rock fans were heading to Cardiff University’s Great Hall for a different reason. The reason; Lower Than Atlantis are closing out their […]

Halfnoise – Velvet Face

For die hard fans of Paramore, you probably have an understanding that Halfnoise is Zac Farro (former Paramore drummer) and if you are already familiar, you already understand this is not a comparison of his former successors. Indie / Chill would be the most accurate way to describe the vibe given from Farro’s project. As […]

Jaret Reddick to take his Heartache & Hilarity on tour of the UK!

Bowling For Soup frontman Jaret Reddick is set to embark on a solo UK tour this September! The Heartache & Hilarity tour will see Jaret performing tracks and telling stories from his 25 years in the musc industry, as a voiceover artist and many more! So if you’ve always wanted to know about one of […]

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