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Body Count are back with Bloodlust!

Ice T is back with Body Count! The gangster-metal sextet are back with a brand new album! Bloodlust is set for release via Century Media Records on March 31st. You can check out the lead single from the record No Lives Matter below; Ice T says; “Music happens in climates. Groups like Rage Against The […]

Patrons announce As Above, So Below release shows!

Patrons are set to head out on three UK dates next month in support of their forthcoming debut album As Above, So Below, set for release via Rose Gold Records on March 31, 2017. The Plymouth quartet are influenced by the likes of Biffy Clyro, Rueben, Brand New and Thrice among many more. Check out […]

Introducing: Coast to Coast

Constructed with the talents of Kieran Hylan (Vocals), Alex Edge (lead guitar), Josh Taylor (rhythm guitar), Zak Taylor (Bass) and Jake Oseland (Drums), Coast To Coast are excited to announce the release of their second EP “The Length of a Smile” in March and so, released a brand new video for a single off that album.  […]

Chelsea Grin and friends @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

BANG! That’s what the Self-Inflicted tour came in with and that’s down to the A* bands and their stellar performances like the one they gave on the 6th of February at CLWB IFOR BACH. Chelsea Grin started their touring cycle for newest album Self Inflicted on the 3rd of February at Aarschot De klinker with […]

7 Minutes In Heaven take on the A-Z challenge!

7 Minutes In Heaven have had a busy time of late. The alternative group are best known for their monster 2015 album Side Effects, signed to Rude Records and recently released a cover of TwentyOne Pilots’ smash hit Heathens which you can see as our track of the day from last week here. We challenged guitarist/vocalist […]

Weirds are in a Valley Of Vision

Leeds psych-grungers Weirds have released the video for new track Valley Of Vision! Frontman Aiden Razzall says; “​’Valley of Vision’ was one of the first songs we wrote for the record. We wanted to create a pop song, and make it big, heavy and mysterious. We try to craft our songs in simple structures, and […]

The TiPS announce UK tour and Johnny’s Song!

German reggae-punks The TiPS have announced tour dates and a new video! They are set to team up with The Hostiles across March and April for a UK run! Check out new track Johnny’s Song (taken from album TWIST’N’TURNS) below;   Catch The TiPS live; 23.03.2017 LONDON (UK) New Cross Inn (The TiPS only) 24.03.2017 […]

Desert Island Discs – Kirsty

If you could only listen to 5 albums or EPs for the rest of your life what would you choose? Kirsty Johnston, writer and interviewer for Alt Corner has made their selection and tells us why. The 5 albums or EPs I would choose to listen to for the rest of my life would have […]

As Lions announce London headline show!

If you’re around London on March 22, then you should head to see As Lions in Boston Arms Music Rooms. It’s as simple as that really. If you need a little bit of persuasion then just check out the video for their latest single Bury My Dead below; The track is taken from their recently […]

Holding Absence to support We Are The Ocean!

Following the news that Cardiff melodic post-hardcore group Holding Absence have signed to Sharptone Records, they have also been announced to support Brit sweethearts We Are The Ocean on their final tour (booo!!!!!!)! Holding Absence‘s frontman Lucas Woodland says of the announcement; “We’re absolutely honoured to be heading out with WATO next month and sharing […]

Fort Fest 2017 announces first new wave of bands!

After the sucessful inaugural festival in 2016, Fort Fest is set to return bigger and better than before! Set to take place on August 4-6 at Scald End Farm, Thurleigh in Bedfordshire, organisers have announced the first wave of bands for this years line-up! Fort Hope; Skarlett Riot; Our Hollow, Our Home; Grumble Bee; The […]

A Love Letter To The Vaccines.

It’s February, the month of love, and here at Alt Corner we want to express our love to our favourite bands. This time it’s the turn of Chandni telling us why she loves The Vaccines. Dear The Vaccines, You guys are my favourite band, and have been since early 2011 when I heard ‘Wreckin Bar’ for the […]

Anti-Valentines Playlist

It’s nearly the day of romance and time for your social media to be full of loved up couples posting pictures on Instagram and checking in at romantic locations on Facebook. If that isn’t quite your thing, then why not check out some of these tracks a give a big middle finger to love. My […]

Empty Lungs announce new EP, tour and record label!

Empty Lungs are going going to need full lungs for all the news they’ve announced! The Irish punk rock/indie/powerpop blended trio have announced that they have signed to Hidden Pony Records. This has made them the first European act to sign to the Canadian label! They have also announced that their debut EP on the […]

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