Halestorm release Dear Daughter

To celebrate Mother's Day (in the USA, UK's was in March), Halestorm released the lyric video for new track Dear Daughter.

The Appleseed Cast announce UK anniversary tour!

American rock band The Appleseed Cast are celebrating the record store day reissue of their critically acclaimed 2006 album Peregrine with a UK tour. The influential band formed in 1996 and helped to pioneer the emo movement in the late 1990s.


Patriot Rebel have just released the explosive new video for 'Self Hate' and you can watch it right here!

Pierce The Veil release Spotify Misadventures medley

US rockers Pierce The Veil are gearing up for the May 13 Fearless Records release of album Misadventures by creating a medley of the tracks on streaming site Spotify. The album is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2012's massive breakthrough album Collide With The Sky and has been almost four years in the making.


Whether you’re a big fan of Don Broco’s epic 2012 album ‘Priorities’ or their insanely brilliant 2015 album ‘Automatic’, then you’re in for a real good treat this summer...

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.

The Bouncing Souls announce UK tour

New Jersey punk rockers The Bouncing Souls have announced a UK tour for this summer. The 6 day run across August will follow the June 27th release of new album Simplicity on Rise Records.

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.

Issues hit a ‘Blue Wall’

Atlanta rockers Issues are gearing up for the release of their new album and their stint in the UK with the streaming of new track Blue Wall.

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!


Cairo Son’s latest album Storm Clouds was released back in March. Not being aware of this band myself and being particularly interested when I saw their sound was labeled as “stoner”, I decided to take a listen. I first listened to Devils Tongue, which begins with a “one, two, one two three four” beat (it’ll […]

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.

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