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The People The Poet @ Undertone 14/05/16

Although small, tonight went well. It is nice to see a packed club, showing that people still enjoy actual live bands. All acts were outstanding. The People The Poet, The Broadcasts and Vince James all showed that true talent really does still exist.

Andy Black @ Tramshed, Cardiff

Cardiff's newest live music venue was the destination for the Welsh leg of Andy Black's Homecoming Tour and quite shockingly, the sun was out! Andy released debut solo album The Shadow Side on the 6th May, a very different direction from his Black Veil Brides day job but a great release!

Swn Festival announces first acts for birthday celebration

South Wales' premier music festival Swn Festival is celebrating it's tenth anniversary in 2016! The three-day festival of music and arts runs from October 21-23 across several venues in the capital and features a whole host of Welsh talent as well as up and coming names from across the UK.

Upload Festival 2016 Announces Stage Times!

As the first ever Upload Festival approaches this weekend. We at AltCorner are excited and can't wait to see the best upcoming bands in Rock and Metal. The festival has now announced its stage times which you can view here!

PUPPY announce new mini-album

London rock trio PUPPY have revealed that their new mini-album Vol. II wil be released via the band's own label on August 12th!

I Cried Wolf share new video ahead of tour

I Cried Wolf have released the video for third single Scratching My Head With Ink.

Andy Black – The Shadow Side

The release is a very open and honest lyrical affair, full of love songs and really gives an insight into the world of Andy Biersack. While this is different to his day job, there is no denying that it will attract the legion of BVB fans and will transfer easily into mainstream.

Faux announce tour with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n!

Having just enjoyed a hugely successful tour in Europe, Southampton dirty-pop outfit Faux are adding to their ever-growing list of shows and tours by announcing a weekender with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n in June.

Eat Me announce new video

What do you get when you cross Paul Simon, Metallica and drunk Weezer? The answer is punk quartet Eat Me. The quartet are currently on tour with Milk Teeth and have released a new track Big Love, the accompanying video being heavily inspired by Metallica's Nothing Else Matters.

Lockjaw Records announce new charity EP

UK independent punk and hardcore label Lockjaw Records have announced an incredible compilation album No Guts, No Glory. The album aimed to raise money and awareness of Crohn's disease and colitis.

Kerrang Awards nominations announced

At a laid-back pre-party featuring performances from Muncie Girls, Heck and Creeper, Kerrang! announced the nominations for this years Kerrang! Awards via a live seance. The awards ceremony will take place at London's Troxy on June 9 and for the first year, will feature live music from Asking Alexandra and more to be announced.

Camden Rocks Festival 2016

Emily Holden attended the London based event and took some shots of the performances which took place in the various venues. Mark McConville also attended and gave his thoughts on the bands performing.

NATALIE MCCOOL TAKES ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE

Having risen through the ranks of the UK indie world, championed by pop stars and indie icons and collaborated with Suede legend Bernard Butler on her stunning 2013 self-titled album, the inimitable Natalie McCool returns with brand new single ‘Fortress’. Ahead of her single release, Natalie took on the A-Z Challenge!

More Bands Added to 2000 Trees Festival

2000trees Festival has announce its 4th full wave of bands for the huge 2016 event, happening over weekend of 7/8/9 July.

Handmade Festival 2016

Our Coverage of Handmade Festival 2016. Helen Messenger attended the Leicestershire event and took some shots of the performances on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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