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NOT ENOUGH – TO L-VE

Polish quintet NOT ENOUGH's debut EP sees them attempt to copy the commercially successful template laid down by the likes of Bring Me The Horizon and PVRIS. The synth driven rock music has elements of modern metalcore but sticks to clean vocals for the majority. The EP lacks any real punch and even the heavier bits just pass you by. Ultimately the template used to create this EP is overdone and ultimately boring. Its hard to find anything that stands out of note good or bad.

The Black Queen live @ Bush Hall

[Photo: William Pavli] The Black Queen put on a captivating show at Bush Hall. Despite touring their most recent record Infinite Games, they favoured their debut, Fever Daydream. While both records are equally as magnificent, it seems odd that the older record was favoured in such a way. Perhaps this was due to Fever Daydream […]

The Black Queen – Infinite Games

With Infinite Games, The Black Queen are now so much more than a side project. With The Dillinger Escape Plan’s end, The Black Queen rises, building on their brilliant debut with a more challenging engaging piece of art. Infinite Games is a passion project that brings in influences from every corner of the musical spectrum, […]

LANY have unveiled their latest single ‘Thru These Tears’

LANY have released their brand new single, Thru These Tears, through Polydor and Interscope. This is the first track to be taken from the LA-based indie trio’s second album, Malibu Nights (due later this year).

CHVRIOTS – This Is Not A Test

This is not a test...or is it? Manchester based Spook rock band CHVRIOTS have just dropped their debut EP 'This is Not A Test' 

Jayce Lewis releases new video!

Jayce Lewis has announced he will be releasing new album Million Part 1 out 27th October! First single Shields has just been released with a music video starring late Darth Vader actor David Prowse in his last ever appearance! Jayce Lewis will also be touring the UK in October with Gary Numan! Sep-30    Tramshed    Cardiff, United Kingdom Oct-02    O2 Academy Bournemouth    Bournemouth, United Kingdom Oct-03   […]

Fall Out Boy release new single The Last Of The Real Ones!

Fall Out Boy have released epic new single The Last Of The Real Ones taken off M a n i a out 19th January! On the new track, Pete Wentz said “That kind of love you feel for someone because of their glitches, not in spite of them… where you feel the vacuum of them everywhere… and your heart just feels […]

Depeche Mode release video for Cover Me

Depeche Mode have debuted an intriguing music video for their track Cover Me. The band’s Dave Gahan has said “A big surprise for me was how ‘Cover Me’ ended up being. I always heard this idea of the song being in two halves. The song is here and then you kind of get in the spaceship and go somewhere else.” […]

Aiming For Enrike share new single MARION JONES

Norwegian duo Aiming For Enrike have shared their latest hypnotic single Marion Jones taken from upcoming album Las Napalmas!

NITE take on the A-Z challenge!

Canadian electronic/synth pop duo NITE are gearing up for the release of their new album Reborn. The twins, Kyle (vocals/synth/bass) and Myles (vocals/synth/guitar) Mendes powerful vocals have us at AltCorner hooked! We asked Kyle to take on our A-Z challenge… A song that made you want to make music? Avner – Bed för Mig.  This […]

San Cisco – The Water

Two years after ‘Gracetown‘, Australian quartet San Cisco are back with their third album, ‘The Water’, and a new early 80’s sound. The album opens with ‘Kids Are Cool’, and straight away you can see how this band have grown in the last two years. They’ve combined their summery indie-surf-pop-rock sound and wonderful vocal layers that […]

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.

PRYTI TAKE ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE

Pryti is a true independent artist, having written, sang, and played guitar and bass on all songs from her current album 'Tales Of A Melancholic'. Check out her answers to our A-Z questions below...

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