ALTCORNER.com

Pop Punk Music GENRE ARCHIVES

Landmarks are In Spite of it All

Manchester rock quartet Landmarks have announced their latest EP In Spite of it All is set for release on August 12. The title of the record is perhaps very accurate because in spite of all that has happened during the recording process, the EP is here and ready for release.

Catching Up With Pop Punk Sensations Waterparks

We caught up with US pop-punk newcomers Waterparks amidst the recording of their debut album to chat about their first UK shows, Mikey Way and the Madden Brothers from Good Charlotte and a forthcoming UK run.

Slam Dunk 2016 Review – Part Two

So, as you have probably seen in our extensive review coverage of Slam Dunk 2016 (if not, you can go and read it here) then you'll know that there was a lot more that we left out of that article. The reason being, we didn't want it to go on forever and you lose interest. Also as there were several of us at different dates, we thought it would be a good idea to compare some of the artists performances, as we all have varying musical tastes, you can check out some of the acts below that multiple members of our team saw and what they thought!

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!

As It Is Chat to AltCorner

As It Is released 2015's Never Happy, Ever After, an album that not only was adored by fans and critics alike, but also led the band to tours in UK, Europe and America. Gareth Rooke caught up with Ben and Patty in Glasgow as the band was in the midst of their headline UK Tour with Jule Vera and With Confidence. Here is their chat in all its glory...

A chat with Miami Monroe at Question Session, Stereo, Glasgow.

At their recent performance at Stereo in Glasgow, Kirsty Johnston caught up with the band...

A Chat With Hit The Lights At Slam Dunk

We sat down with Nick, frontman of American pop-punk and Slam Dunk regulars Hit The Lights to talk about returning to the festival, plans for the rest of the year and the burning question he would love to ask Chino from Deftones.

ELEMENTS TAKE ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE

Besides their growing stock on the live circuit, the Brit rocksters have also secured widespread national press attention with Powerplay Magazine and Big Cheese for their sophomore EP 'Where We Once Begun', which was produced by Phil Gornell. The Southampton rockers took on the A-Z Challenge and below are their answers...

REAL FRIENDS announce huge 2016 UK Headline tour

Real Friends recently announced a huge UK and European headline tour for December 2016. The band will play their biggest ever UK show on 9th December at The Electric Ballroom, with support bands Knuckle Puck and With Confidence (all dates).

2000 Trees Festival 2016

Our Coverage of 2000 Trees 2016

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.

The Dollyrots – Family Vacation (Live in L.A)

We took a listen to the Dollyrots new live album, Family Vacation. Look inside to see what we thought...

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!

AltCorner's Mission

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.