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AltCorner Presents AltTape Volume 1!

We here at AltCorner work closely with some of the best new upcoming artists around and what better way to showcase these acts than to create an EP of our favourite tracks right now! In our first release of the AltTape, we have chosen eight tracks all of which are more than pleasing on your ear holes! Oh and guess what?! all EIGHT tracks are FREE!

Akercocke are back with UK shows

Following a five year hiatus in which the band pursued several individual projects, British extreme metal masters Akercocke are back with album number six and a fresh run of UK dates following their August appearance at Bloodstock festival.

We Chat To Faultlines Vocalist Christina Rotondo!

FAULTLINES are a six-piece melodic metal band from the UK. They released their debut EP 'All We've Ever Known' on the 15th April 2016. 'All We've Ever Known' sees Fautlines take on unique dual vocal harmonies of singers Christina Rotondo and Jake Noakes. The band certainly have a bright future and Ruby chatted to vocalist, Christina Rotondo about their formation, the future and performing live!

Black Crown Initiate announce new album

Pennsylvania metallers Black Crown Initiate have announced their new album Selves We Cannot Forgive is set for release on July 22via Long Branch / SPV. To celebrate the band have released track For Red Cloud which is their first new material since 2014's critically acclaimed debut album Wreckage of St

Doomsday Outlaw – ‘Suffer More’ Album

Doomsday Outlaw are a 5 piece hard-rock band from Derbyshire. Suffer More is their 14-track sophomore album and it’s amazing.

Valleys Soundfest 2016

Valleys Soundfest is an alternative music festival that is held by students on the Music Technology course at Coleg Y Cymoedd. Each year the festival benefits a chosen charity, the past couple of years it has been the charity Love Hope Strength Foundation UK. The festival showcases up and coming artists, both locally and nationally as well as college bands.

From Sorrow To Serenity announce line-up changes

Scottish tech-death metallers From Sorrow To Serenity have announced two new members in the form of talented drummer Ian Baird and an exciting prospect in former Nexilva frontman Gaz Kin

Five Heavier Acts You Should Definitely Watch At Slam Dunk 2016

Whilst, Panic! At The Disco and traditional Pop Punk bands get all of the attention, I have singled out five of the best heavier acts who I think you should definitely check out!

Osiah announce Debut Album and New Video

UK tech-deathcore quintet Osiah will release their highly anticipated debut album via Siege Music. Terror Firma will be available on June 26. To celebrate, the band have released the video for lead track Humanimals which you can view here!

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!

UK ALT-METAL CREW FALLEN TO FLUX RELEASE NEW VIDEO SINGLE!

British Alt-Rock metal outfit Fallen To Flux have returned and are aiming for the jugular of the UK scene, armed with their stunning lyric video single for 'Anchored', taken from their forthcoming debut album 'Transitions', which lands this Summer.

Babymetal to play Download 2016

Japanese metal sensations Babymetal have been announced to play Download festival. This marks the second time the band have played the festival, following last year's surprise appearance alongside Dragonforce for an insane rendition of Gimme Chocolate.

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.

More Bands Added to 2000 Trees Festival

2000trees Festival has announce its 4th full wave of bands for the huge 2016 event, happening over weekend of 7/8/9 July.

We Caught Up With Melodic Metallers FAULTLINES

Ruby caught up with the female-fronted band Faultlines from Leeds. The bands exquisite delivery of modern melodic metal is both refreshing and ferocious. Read their chat here...

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AltCorner is the promotional platform for alternative music, documenting upcoming artists and established alternative acts. Driven by a team of passionate writers and photographers, AltCorner strive to make a difference in the music world by focusing on the rising stars of alternative music. Great artists are out there and we showcase them every day through news coverage, reviews of the latest alternative releases and interviews with both upcoming and established artists. There is also our acclaimed festival coverage and galleries of live performances to boot. We keep our fingers firmly on the pulse of the alternative music scene, whether it is covering already established alternative acts or documenting the stars of tomorrow, we are always there. The alternative movement is alive and kicking and we here at AltCorner deliver your alternative music fix daily.