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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!

Andy Black @ Tramshed, Cardiff

Cardiff's newest live music venue was the destination for the Welsh leg of Andy Black's Homecoming Tour and quite shockingly, the sun was out! Andy released debut solo album The Shadow Side on the 6th May, a very different direction from his Black Veil Brides day job but a great release!

Introducing South African born quartet SET FOR THE SKY

Think Asking Alexandria meets Black Veil Brides, coated with some Set It Off style hooks/ choruses and that’s Cape Town’s exciting anthemic rock quartet Set For The Sky.

Swn Festival announces first acts for birthday celebration

South Wales' premier music festival Swn Festival is celebrating it's tenth anniversary in 2016! The three-day festival of music and arts runs from October 21-23 across several venues in the capital and features a whole host of Welsh talent as well as up and coming names from across the UK.

Andy Black – The Shadow Side

The release is a very open and honest lyrical affair, full of love songs and really gives an insight into the world of Andy Biersack. While this is different to his day job, there is no denying that it will attract the legion of BVB fans and will transfer easily into mainstream.

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.

Coast to Coast – Dwell

Taking inspiration from bands such as You Me at Six, combining heartfelt lyrics with soaring vocals and raging guitars in the background providing a contrast which works beautifully, Dwell is the new EP from Coast to Coast.

A History of Slam Dunk Festival

2016 marks the tenth year of Slam Dunk Festival. The festival has quickly become the UK’s premier touring festival, almost being likened as the younger British cousin of America’s massive Vans Warped Tour. To celebrate and to get you more excited for this year's May bank holiday shenanigans, we take a look back at the festival from its inauguration in 2006 right up to what you can expect from 2016.

Adelphia announce Everybody Looks Famous and Glass Giants tour

Brit pop-rockers Adelphia are set to hit the road next month alongside Everybody Looks Famous and Glass Giants. The tour follows the quintets recent support slots with fellow pop-rockers Hill Valley High.

Interview with Casey Bolles “I never thought anyone would end up being all that interested in what I was putting out.”

We caught up with teen sensation Casey Bolles, the rising alternative artist, who since 17 has been touring all across America and is about to release his next album after being promoted all over Alternative Press this past year, I caught with him on how this has affected him...

Tonight Alive Chat To AltCorner

Gareth here, I caught up with Tonight Alive on their Limitless World Tour in Glasgow, and I got to sit down and ask them a few question below...

AltCorner Speak to Everybody Looks Famous

Back in November, Gareth caught up with Everybody Looks Famous at Garage G2 in Glasgow while they were on tour...

Interview with DIVIDES

Hi Gareth here. Before Christmas I managed to catch up with DIVIDES at their show at Sneaky Pete's in Edinburgh. Here is our chat...

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