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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 […]

William Control releases Analog Flesh in a Digital World

Following the announcement of the second installment of Revelations in the form of The Black EP, William Control has unveiled the lead single from the record! Analog Flesh in a Digital World highlights the difference between digital and physical connections and the accompanying visual takes you through time and space, complete with the signature William […]

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 […]

William Control – Revelations Part 2: The Black EP

Back in October, William Control released the first EP in a quadrilogy of more electronic vibes, entitled Revelations Part 1: The Pale EP. February 17th sees the release of part two; The Black EP. We got our hands on it for a listen and a dance so we can tell you what to expect. Opening […]

William Control reveals The Black EP!

You may remember a few months back William Control released part one of the Revelations EP series with The Pale EP. Well as you know, that was received very well, topping the Billboard Dance/Electronic chart and the Heatseekers Chart! Now we have the news that on February 17, Revelations Part 2: The Black EP is […]

Monster Download festival lineup announcement!

Download festival has announced a mammoth 48 bands to it’s already incredible lineup! Festival organiser Andy Copping says; “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day […]

Wintersun unveil title of the latest album.

Melodic death rockers, Wintersun, have finally revealed the name of their latest album; The Forest Season. “That’s right folks, we’ll leave you pondering a bit what this name means”, teases front man JARI MäENPää.  “Next week we’ll release the album tracklist and everything will become very clear to you! Promise!” The new album is finished […]

Beyond The Black – ‘Lost In Forever’

Beyond The Black are unarguably on the rise in popularity, and with that comes more music being put out. Their new album Lost In Forever is perfect for people who like symphonic metal female fronted bands. They are similar to bands such as Lucana Coil, Evanesence and Epica. Their new album has everything you could want […]

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