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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.

SINNERGOD TAKE ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE

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.

Farewell, My Love take on the A-Z challenge

We caught up with frontman Chad Kowal to challenge him to take on our A-Z questionnaire!

Farewell, My Love Burn Out the Night and announce album

Arizona rockers Farewell, My Love have released the video for Burn Out the Night. The live footage was shot on the last day of the British Horror Story tour in Bristol, so if you were there make sure you check it out to spot yourself and if you weren't there, check out what you missed!

Lacuna Coil announce UK/EU tour

Italian goth rockers Lacuna Coil are following last weeks' release of album Delirium with a mammoth headline tour! The Autumn tour sees the band hit several major cities in Europe and the UK and tickets go on sale on June 3.

Slam Dunk 2016 Review – Part One

Slam Dunk festival celebrated its tenth birthday this year with a monster party! With a diverse line-up including Panic! At the Disco, Of Mice & Men, Hellions, Blood Youth, As It Is, Yellowcard and many more, it was one not to be missed! Four writers (including myself at the Midlands) attended over the course of the weekend and give their views below!

Ashestoangels release Down We Go

With just under a week to go until their appearance on the Dogtooth stage at Download festival, Ashestoangels have released the video for Down We Go. The goth rockers/ kings of new grave have taken the track from their recently released fourth album How To Bleed.

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