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Gearing Up For Camden Rocks Festival!

The festival season is about to start, so get your camping gear ready, book those camper vans and don’t forget your suntan lotion or extra clothes for the mud and rain…..if that’s your thing of course. But, if you prefer the cover of a good old music venue that helps to keep live music alive, then June 4th is the date for your diary. It’s the Camden Rock festival.

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.

Camden Rocks Festival 2016

Emily Holden attended the London based event and took some shots of the performances which took place in the various venues. Mark McConville also attended and gave his thoughts on the bands performing.

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.

Track of the Day: Chisel Beeches – You’re Boring

We here at AltCorner love a bit of Chisel Beeches and we've named 'You're Boring' our Track of the Day!

Handmade Festival 2016

Our Coverage of Handmade Festival 2016. Helen Messenger attended the Leicestershire event and took some shots of the performances on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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.

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...

The Algorithm, Audio, Glasgow

Walking into the Audio in Glasgow, I was shocked to see how full the venue was already and how diverse the crowd was; their was your full on moshers, your metalheads, your ravers and your new age new age hippies...

Track of the Day: As Lions – White Flags

The band's latest release is the single 'White Flags' that has been produced by David Bendeth and we have named it our Track of the Day!

Sixx A.M. – Prayers for the Damned Vol 1

Sixx A.M is the brainchild of former Motley Crue bassist, Nikki Sixx. Prayers of the Damned Vol 1 is a breath of fresh air in a music world that is full of the same and if you are looking for a straight up rock album this is the place to start.

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.

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