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Tiny Moving Parts – Celebrate | Track By Track

Formed by brothers Matthew and Billy Chevalier and cousin Dylan Mattheisen, from Benson, Minnesota. The album gives you a major pop punk feel across the 10 tracks and Kirsty gave her thoughts - track by track!

The Appleseed Cast announce UK anniversary tour!

American rock band The Appleseed Cast are celebrating the record store day reissue of their critically acclaimed 2006 album Peregrine with a UK tour. The influential band formed in 1996 and helped to pioneer the emo movement in the late 1990s.

MODERN BASEBALL – HOLY GHOST

"It's nice to hear Modern Baseball's success story, from college students to selling albums worldwide and I'm certain they'll bring us more albums just as great as Holy Ghost in the future" - Emily Clark

Real Friends announce Mess

Illinois' pop punkers Real Friends are continuing to fuel the hype surrounding forthcoming Fearless Records album The Home Inside My Head (out May 27) with the release of the video for album track Mess.

Introducing South African born quartet SET FOR THE SKY

Think Asking Alexandria meets Black Veil Brides, coated with some Set It Off style hooks/ choruses and that’s Cape Town’s exciting anthemic rock quartet Set For The Sky.

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!

Gearing Up For Camden Rocks Festival!

The festival season is about to start, so get your camping gear ready, book those camper vans and don’t forget your suntan lotion or extra clothes for the mud and rain…..if that’s your thing of course. But, if you prefer the cover of a good old music venue that helps to keep live music alive, then June 4th is the date for your diary. It’s the Camden Rock festival.

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.

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.

AS IT IS – NEVER HAPPY, EVER AFTER (DELUXE EDITION)

Being already familiar with the original album (and having some personal favourites from there), I didn't expect any less from the bonus tracks of the Deluxe Edition of Never Happy, Ever After .

A History of Slam Dunk Festival

2016 marks the tenth year of Slam Dunk Festival. The festival has quickly become the UK’s premier touring festival, almost being likened as the younger British cousin of America’s massive Vans Warped Tour. To celebrate and to get you more excited for this year's May bank holiday shenanigans, we take a look back at the festival from its inauguration in 2006 right up to what you can expect from 2016.

Dead! @ Shadow Sounds, Glasgow

For this gig I took a trip south of the River Clyde to the intimate venue, Shadow Sound. With this being a small venue in the back of a rehearsal studio, there is no bar, and with its BYOB policy it has a great community feel...

Vessels – Cute Cute Death | Album Review

We took a listen to Vessel, the debut album from Post-Hardcore quintet, Cute Cute Death. Find out what we though inside...

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