Gothic rockers MGT announce new album

Former The Mission/Peter Murphy guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite has followed on the success of project MGT‘s collaboration with HIM frontman Ville Valo on last year’s cover of ABBA‘s Knowing Me Knowing You by teaming up with The Awakening‘s vocalist Ashton Nyte! The duo have signed to the legendary American gothic label Cleopatra Records to release […]

Placebo live @ Brixton Academy

Placebo fought against illness to celebrate their 20th anniversary on the first of two dates at Brixton Academy. They proved their experience as they took the audience on a journey through some of the best songs of their illustrious career. Opening the show were Husky Loops, the London based alt-rock trio warmed up the expecting […]

Evanescence reveal Imperfection video!

Evanescence have revealed the video for new single Imperfection! The track is taken from the band’s fourth album Synthesis (November 10). The band’s lead vocalist Amy Lee says of the track; “This collaboration with P.R. Brown has just gotten better and more crucial as we’ve gone along. It started out with the ‘SYNTHESIS’ artwork, I […]

Echopraxia annouce new EP

Echopraxia tech metallers have announced they will be releasing a Halloween inspired EP! The new project is called Pumpkin Place, watch a teaser for the new EP here!

Wednesday 13 release Cadaverous

Wednesday 13 are warming us up for Halloween and their UK tour dates by releasing new track Cadaverous with a creepy video. Check it out here! Wednesday 13 live in the UK Thu 26th Oct – MANCHESTER Club Academy Fri 27th Oct – GLASGOW Garage Sat 28th Oct – LONDON O2 Islington Academy

Evanescence reveal reworked Bring Me To Life!

Rock icons Evanescence have revealed a brand new reworking of their 2003 smash hit Bring Me To Life! The new version is set to appear on their brand new album SYNTHESIS (Autumn 2017). The re-worked release sees the rock drums and heavy riffs taken out and a full orchestra added in! Check it out below; […]

You Love Me ‘Cause I Hate You say Lacuna Coil

Lacuna Coil have revealed their new video You Love Me, ‘Cause I Hate You. The video is the final part of the two video concept which followed previous visual Blood, Tears, Dust. Vocalist Cristina Scabbia says; “The videos we shot with Cosimo Alemà are exactly what we wanted to deliver visually, especially if connected with […]

Miss Vincent – Somewhere Else EP

Southampton’s formerly gothic turned pop punkers Miss Vincent are releasing their latest EP Somewhere Else on the 19th May. Being a big fan of Miss Vincent since seeing them on tour with The Fearless Vampire Killers back in March last year I was really looking forward to hearing new music from them. To me, the […]

The Haxans are Party Monsters!

The world had better watch out as The Haxans‘ party monsters are in town! The duo, comprised of New Years Day vocalist Ash Costello and Rob Zombie bassist Matt Montgomery (aka Piggy D), have teamed up to unleash their goth-pop to the world! Debut album Party Monsters is set for release via Another Century records […]

Creeper w/ Milk Teeth, Energy and Puppy @ Electric Ballroom, London

A room half full for opening band Puppy, as a few heads bang in sync with the heavy tones provided getting a nice reception after each song. As they explain to the crowd about the “good bands coming up” it is noticeable that the bill is in perfect order as each band is announced, everyone […]

A thank you to HIM

Sunday March 5, 2017 was a sad, sad day for love metal fans everywhere as Finnish superstars HIM announced they would be calling it a day after 26 years. Formed in 1991 by frontman Ville Valo and bassist Mikko ‘Mige’ Paananen under His Infernal Majesty. Following a brief hiatus in 1993, the band went on […]

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 […]

HIM announce split and Farewell tour!

It’s a sad, sad day in the gothic metal scene as the news sinks in that our favourite love metallers HIM are calling it a day (booooooooooooooo!). The band announced that after twenty-six years, they will be leaving the scene at the end of 2017. There is a slight silver lining in that they are […]

A Love Letter To… Aurelio Voltaire

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 Charlotte telling us why she loves Aurelio Voltaire:   Hair as raven black as the night, Devilish charm, eyes that shine bright, Pirates have nothing on your Penchant for […]

Wednesday 13 sends his Condolences

Horror punk king and former Murderdolls frontman has signed a new record deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment and is set to release his seventh album this summer. Speaking on the new deal, he says; “We’re so excited to finally announce that we have signed with Nuclear Blast Entertainment!  It’s an honour for us to be […]


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