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 […]

Death Valley High announce February UK tour!

San Francisco rockers Death Valley High are set to return to the UK in February! The announcement comes following the band’s recent dates supporting Killing Joke (anyone else automatically think of Batman there? No? Just me? Okay..) This time around, the band are set to join industrial dance rockers Orgy. Frontman Reyka Osburn says; “We’re […]

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.

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.

Merch of the Month – Halloween Special

Here at AltCorner Towers, we all like to think of ourselves as fashionistas and its October this month which means one thing…. IT’S HALLOWEEN!!!! Well it’s Halloween everyday for me personally but hey, it’s cool to have a day specifically for it haha!

Rave The Reqviem – The Gospel of Nil

If Swedish industrial metal is your thing, then Rave The Reqviem might just be the ones for you. The five piece, who came from what was a solo project, have created a sound described as a mixture of industrial metal, heavy electronica and powerful rock and are ready to release their debut album, The Gospel of Nil to the world.

Finding Kate – If I Fall

The brainchild of Kate Pavli, Finding Kate is the culmination of hard hitting drums, layered guitar riffs and emotive and alluring vocals. This November sees the band release their debut album, If I Fall, the follow up to the highly praised EP Inside Out.


Hailed as 'The New Goth Kings Of Manchester' by Metal Hammer Magazine, the North West dark metalllers Sinnergod certainly live up to their reputation. They dispatch a sound that curiously tugs from Depeche Mode and Gary Numan, and also channels the rhythmic crunch, pounding drums and colossal choruses of Metallica and Iron Maiden.

A Lost Heart legacy: How FVK created and inspired a community

Throughout the band's eight year career, they built a fanbase with their alternate styles, which grew alongside the band, into a small, tight-knit community. They were a band who led the way in terms of building strong relationships with fans, regularly going out of their way to make time for and further create a community. Below, I recount some of my experiences of the band and what they did for fans .

September Mourning announce Volume II

Gothic hard rockers September Mourning are set to release their second record, their first on Sumerian Records, on July 29. Volume II is the counterpart of the band's self-released debut Volume I and is accompanied by the second issue of the band's comic book series.

Goth Metallers ‘Sinnergod’ unleash self-titled album in September!

Emerging Goth Metallers 'Sinnergod' unleash their engulfing self-titled album through all platforms on Friday 9th September.

Tarja – The Brightest Void EP

After leaving Nightwish over a ecade ago, Tarja has really come into her own. The Finnish beauty releases The Brightest Void as a form of gift to her fans. It is a prequel to her up and coming album. The EP is a joy to listen to.


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