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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.

Lacuna Coil – Delirium

Over the years Lacuna Coil have really developed their talents, and Delirium is their heaviest to date. However, the change in line up could have been a factor in the musical change but it could also be that they are still growing as people and artists and want to try other forms.

New Years Day @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Overall a very good night with three top class bands and hopefully this will not be the first and last night we have the New Grave kings and queen back in the land of the dragons.

The Cult Of Dom Keller announce new album and stream first single

Heavy-psych scorchers The Cult of Dom Keller (TCODK) are set to release their third album with esteemed London label Fuzz Club (A Place To Bury Strangers, Dead Skeletons)

Chatting To Ash Costello from New Years Day

We sat down with the lovely scream queen Ash Costello from New Years Day in Cardiff to talk about Malevolence, touring and the controversial New Grave genre.

Bands You Cannot Miss At 2000 Trees Festival 2016 Part One!

We thought that we would help you out solving the ‘Who Should I See’ conundrum by providing you a 'Bands You Cannot Miss At 2000 Trees Festival 2016' guide. Here is the first wave of bands who deserve your attention at the festival...

Spotlight on: South Wales

South Wales has long been known to supply some of the best rock and metal acts with the likes of Manic Street Preachers, Stereophonics, The Blackout, Kids in Glass Houses, Funeral For A Friend and Bullet For My Valentine being the major exports. While Wales celebrates the success of these bands, they would not exist had it not been for the underground music scene providing platforms and exposure. So what does South Wales have to offer? Let’s have a little look!

2000 Trees final line-up announcement

2000 Trees festival are celebrating their tenth birthday in style! The already incredible line-up has now been completed with the announcement of the final three bands and the acoustic stage.

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.

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.

The Great Escape AIM / SCUZZ showcases: Area 11, FVK, Heck, Counting Days and more

The Association of Independent Music (AIM) and Best Before Records will return to The Great Escape festival to represent heavy music for the second year running. Now partnered with Scuzz TV, the 'Scuzz UK Throwdown' showcases will be held over two days at Volks in Brighton.

AshestoAngels @ Garage Attic, Glasgow

Ashestoangels in their set, whether by design or by luck included everyone in the crowd, with Crilly seeming to have the ability to make eye contact with everyone in the crowd at once, making you feel for forty five minutes that you belong there.

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