Say hello to SharpTone Records and it’s incredible roster

There's a new record label in town and they are set to become a major player! SharpTone Records has just launched and are set to bring a whole load of talent from the rock scene, including many of its subgenres. Now a record label usually starts small and builds up right? Well not these guys! Already signed to the label are Miss May I, Attila, Loathe, World War Me and We Came As Romans.

Talking To Issues At Slam Dunk

Issues have just released their latest record, been on a headline UK tour and just played Slam Dunk before heading back to the US for Warped Tour. I sat down with Michael Bohn (vocals),  AJ Rebollo (guitar) and Josh Manuel (drums) for a chat about Headspace, who has a tattoo of AJ and what Tyler […]

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!

Cabin Boy Jumped Ship announce a ‘New World Order’

Leicestershire electronic metalcore quintet Cabin Boy Jumped Ship have released the video for new track New World Order. The track is taken from their recently released second EP 'Pathways'.

Upload Festival 2016

Before I start my review I would like to say that the UK needs more festivals like this one. It is rare that you will see such a great line up on a festival bill, especially one that has some of the best unsigned / DIY bands in the UK, so with anticipated excitement I took the long drive down to Wakefield for the first ever Upload Festival at Warehouse23.

Issues @ Y Plas 24/05/2016

When headliners, Issues took to the stage, the room erupted into raucous applause, whistles and screams from the many adoring fans...

Griever – Soul Searcher

Griever are a melodic-death metal/metalcore genre-bending quintet. Their sound is reminiscent of the likes of Trivium, Gothenburg Sound, Malefice and In Flames and they perfectly fit the gap for consistent metal butchery. The band's forthcoming release Soul Searcher aims to prove exactly why the quintet have been shit-hot on the metal scene since their formation.

A Day To Remember announced for Kerrang! Awards

US genre-bending titans A Day To Remember have been unveiled for an exclusive only UK performance of 2016 at the 2016 Kerrang! awards. The metalcore/pop-punk giants will join Asking Alexandria in playing the inaugural gig following the June 9th awards ceremony.

Northlane announce Slam Dunk warm-up show

Australian metalcore quintet Northlane have announced a special one-off headline show in Sheffield. The show will act as a warm-up for their appearances at Slam Dunk festival.

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!


Dead Winter were Born in Blackpool in 2011, the hard-working four piece have had worked diligently to develop their formidable sound. Read their answer to the A-Z Questionnaire here!

Carcer City sign to Stay Sick Records and announce debut album

Progressive metalcore band Carcer City have signed to US label Stay Sick Records! The label, part of Attila frontman Chris Fronzak’s Stay Sick empire already has a whole host of incredible new talent including Scream Blue Murder, It Lives, It Breathes and The Plot In You. The quintet are celebrating by announcing debut globally released […]

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