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.


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!

Safe side are about to Blossom

Essex pop-punks Safeside are set to release sophomore EP Blossom on July 15th. The EP is a collection of infectious and energetic tracks combining pop-punk and alternative rock.

Waterparks – Cluster

Not a lot has been mentioned of Waterparks over this side of the pond just yet but with the release of EP Cluster on May 27 (just in time for their Slam Dunk festival appearances and London headline show!) they are hoping that is about to change.

Under the Spotlight – Highlives

They say their main inspirations and idols are, The Wonder Years, Seaway, The Story So Far, Neck Deep and A Day to Remember. - Good selection of bands, eh? So if you like any of those it's well worth giving Highlives a listen!

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.