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2000 Trees Festival 2017

Multi-award-winning 2000 Trees festival is set in the stunning Cotswold Hills. Boasting over 130 of the best bands the world has to offer this year is looking to be one of the best yet and that is saying something!

Dream Evil are a Creature Of The Night!

Swedish heavy metallers Dream Evil have released new single Creature Of The Night! The track comes from their forthcoming album Six, set for release on May 26th via Century Media Records. The band say; “When we chose from all recorded songs the ones to be released on the main album, we summoned a Heavy Metal […]

The Lotus – Mars X

  The early noughties have pushed to the forefront lots of new, and interesting bands, and alongside them come The Lotus. If Muse and The Deftones met in a pub and had a cheeky couple of Sambucca’s and hit the town and ended the night with a ride on a spaceship, that’s exactly what this […]

Lancer unleash Dead Raising Towers!

The title sounds a bit scary doesn’t it? Luckily for us, its just the name of Swedish heavy metallers Lancer‘s new single! Dead Raising Towers is taken from their January 13th Nuclear Blast Records released album >>Mastery<<. Guitarist Fredrik Kelemen says of the live video; “From Hamburg, the last German show on our European tour […]

Iron Maiden UK dates and album reissues!

Iron Maiden are set to resume their Book Of Souls World Tour in Europe in April, the tour is set to hit our shores in May and you can check out the dates below; MAY 04 UK Nottingham Motorpoint Arena 06 Ireland Dublin 3Arena 08 UK Manchester Arena 10 UK Sheffield Arena 11 UK Leeds […]

Within The Ruins – Halfway Human

Within The Ruins have been making quite a name for themselves recently in the death-metal genre. With their 5th album release (and third via E1 Music record label) Halfway Human has expectations to reach. Let me give you a track by track review. Opening with a low beefy riff on Shape Shifter, with a classic […]

Silence Speaks for While She Sleeps

While She Sleeps have revealed their new single featuring guest vocals from Bring Me The Horizons Oli Sykes. Taken from their forthcoming album, You Are We, set for release this April, Silence Speaks is a demonstration in why While She Sleeps are one of the best and most exciting heavy rock bands in the UK. […]

PHLEFONYAAR announce new album

Doom duo, PHELFONYAAR, have revealed details of their new album, Septic, Bitter and Hardbitten. Due for release on 14th April, the album will consist of 7 heavy tracks that are ‘full of pummeling hooks and dark visions.’ Speaking on the album Paul March said, “We’re back to generally bring you our feel good, happy day-glow, end time […]

Blackmayne are back 30 years later

Blackmayne are back, and are playing their first gig since 1985 at The Red Lion in Gravesend on February 21st. Blackmayne formed in the 80’s and quickly found success – getting signed, recording an album, and gaining quite a large fanbase. They had a five-album deal, and were preparing for a tour. However, this fell […]

Righteous Vendetta are Cursed

After two long years metalcore rockers Righteous Vendetta are back with the new album Cursed, released next month. “After two years of writing and recording we are beyond excited to finally release this album with Century Media. For anyone that follows us, they know this has been a long process. But patience has paid off, […]

Bloodstock announce MORE awesome bands!

The festival line-up announcements just keep rolling (rolling, rolling, rolling) in this week don’t they! Today we have the news that Bloodstock festival have announced four more awesome bands for their 2017 lineup. Swedish metallers Soilwork are set for an appearance on Catton Park’s main stage. Frontman Bjorn “Speed” Strid says; “We are really thrilled […]

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 […]

Galactic Empire – Galactic Empire

When most people think of Star Wars they think of sci-fi loving nerds, some light sabers or that video of a woman enjoying her Chewbacca mask a little too much. Turns out what we all should have been thinking all along was rock music. Galactic Empire are here with their self titled debut album to […]

2017’s Ones To Watch

Here at Alt Corner we love discovering new bands and artists. A month into 2017 and there are already some great bands making waves in the music world and setting themselves up to have a great year. Here are just a few of the bands we think you should be keeping an eye on this […]

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