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Like A Storm release Pure Evil

There aren’t many bands who it can be said are as exciting now as they were when you first heard them, but with Like A Storm, the statement could not be more accurate! Their layered masterpeices combining brilliant vocals, gritty guitars and not forgetting the infamous didgeridoo, really sets the band apart from their peers. […]

The Menzingers announce UK tour!

The Menzingers have announced that they will be hitting the road across the UK in April 2017. Joining them on the seven date run are special guests The Flatliners.Tickets for the tour go on sale here at 10am on Thursday 24 November.

Finding Kate talk new album ‘If I Fall’ | Interview

Finding Kate is the creation of Kate Pavli. With a Greco-Australian origin and childhood background in theatre, Kate possesses a fresh approach, individual flare and the vocal dexterity to reach the high tiers of the rock world. Chandni caught up with Kate a few days prior to her album release and below is their chat...

Lucid Fly Take On The A-Z Challenge | Interview

Lucid Fly are breathing some life into prog rock by combining it with alternative and dark rock, creating a blend of interesting and creative tracks. Debut album Building Castles in Air was released on November 11. We asked frontwoman Nikki Layne to take on our A-Z challenge.

Beyond Recall – Selfish Scars

Bristol alternative trio Beyond Recall have been winning the hearts of fans and media alike with their down to earth attitude, professionalism and not to mention fresh blend of rock, hip-hop and massive melodies (if you think of Twenty One Pilots but about 10000000x better, you may be on the scale of these guys!) January 13, 2017, sees the trio release their latest EP Selfish Scars and this is what I thought of it.

Speaking To SayWeCanFly About ‘Blessed Are Those’ Album | Interview

Canadian singer/songwriter SayWeCanFly's new album Blessed Are Those has just been released. We caught up with Braden Barrie to speak about this album. SayWeCanFly creates gracefully arranged music that’s bravely honest about many of the struggles we face throughout our lives.

Music & Me: Lizi – Head of Reviews at AltCorner | Feature

It's time to get to know - Lizi, Head of Reviews at ALTCORNER! We set Lizi 10 questions about their musical likes, their guilty pleasures and what music means to them.

Luke from Press To Meco chats to AltCorner! | Interview

On their November co-headline tour with SHVPES, I caught up with Luke from Press To Meco to talk abou festivals, 2016 as whole and what the future holds for the band...

An interview with VASA

VASA are the Scottish post rockers who have been challenging the rock genre over the last few years. We caught up with the quartet to chat about their latest tour with Poly-Math, their upcoming double A side single Burst Open and the importance of their DIY aesthetic.

A chat with COVE about their New EP! | Interview

"The whole process of recording the EP is a bit of a blur now, some of the days were very long, approaching around the 10+ hour mark, after spending that long in one room concentrating on what you're doing, by the end of the day your brain can feel a bit like mush"

Fullshore – Cherish (EP) | Review

Fullshore have opened for bands such as Turnover, Nai Harvest & Lawson in the past and in the summer of 2016 Fullshore spent their time writing and recording their new EP 'Cherish'. The EP was recorded with Matt Heap at Suff Studios.

Lucid Fly announce debut album!

US progressive/alt-rockers Lucid Fly have announced details of their debut LP! Building Castles In Air is set for release on November 11! The band have also released the lyric video for lead single Visions of Grandeur.

VITJA sign to Century Media Records and share details of new record!

VITJA is the Russian equivalent of Victor, meaning winner and this quartet are sure onto a winner!

Liverpool Music Week unveils full line-up

Liverpool Music Week starts on October 26 and ahead of the opening party (headlined by WARPAINT), the organisers have revealed the full line up! The festival runs across Liverpool between October 26 and November 4.

DOPE’s first ever London headline show this Monday!

US alternative metalers DOPE are hitting our shores this weekend for a one-off exclusive UK show! The show takes place on Monday November 7 at the O2 Academy Islington.

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