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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.

The Great Escape AIM / SCUZZ showcases: Area 11, FVK, Heck, Counting Days and more

The Association of Independent Music (AIM) and Best Before Records will return to The Great Escape festival to represent heavy music for the second year running. Now partnered with Scuzz TV, the 'Scuzz UK Throwdown' showcases will be held over two days at Volks in Brighton.

Max Raptor – Max Raptor Album

It’s not hard to tell that the boys have put their blood sweat and tears into writing this album, and it has definitely paid off. You can feel the emotion screaming at you through your speakers and can’t help but relate.

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.