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Say hello to Jack the Envious!

Playing in a band can be a full time job, but the origin of post-hardcore quintet Jack the Envious combined music and national service. In 2012, vocalist Nir Perlman and guitarists Guy Avnon and Shalev Grados formed the band in high school, later being joined by bassist Guy Chekarov during military service. Throughout the time period of their formation to 2014, the band juggled songwriting, relentless touring and military careers.

The Broken Bones Gentlemen’s Club Release ‘Regret’

Bristol noise punks The Broken Bones Gentlemen's Club have returned once again with an assortment of in-your-face tracks fueled with unbridled anger, grit and indisputable groove

Pop-punk newcomers ICYMI share ‘Get Out’

Newcomers ICYMI are gearing up to release “Get Out” on the 17th September. Luckily you can listen to the track right here! This tune garners huge pop punk influence with the likes of Blink 182, Paramore and All Time Low all springing to mind. This band is infectious and boy do they shine on this track!

Band Of The Week: Altered Sky

For our first band of the week, it has to be a band that I have literally seen over thirty times: Altered Sky.

ROOD are ‘Obsessed’

'Obsessed' is their debut single that was recorded at Parr Street Studios, Liverpool and produced by Chris Taylor. It will be released 29th August on digital and vinyl.

Introducing Better Days

Upon completion of the bands first official tour, writing began for what would have been a third EP. During this process it became evident the bands musical direction was moving towards something new, a brand which didn't fit the style they had built. It was then decided that they would start again from scratch and of the new alias; Better Days.

Day Old Hate Release ‘Minutes/Hours/Days’

Leeds based Alt-Rockers have released their latest single from the brilliant 'First Light' EP. 'Minutes/Hours/Days' is about "trying to make someone yours and the pressure of making it happen, the lyrics ‘Do you feel the same’ is a familiar feature in the song and is probably one of the most memorable" says the band.

Artist Playlist: Luke Rainsford of Layover

Artist Playlist is the new feature from AltCorner where members of your favourite band are in control! Each participant is asked to compile a list of bands and/or tracks that they cannot stop listening to right now and create the ultimate playlist!   In this weeks edition of Artist Playlist we have the immensely talented […]

WIN A PAIR OF WEEKEND CAMPING TICKETS FOR FORT FEST 2016!

How would you like to win two weekend camping tickets to the first ever Fort Fest? All you have to do is apply here! (You will need to be over the age of 16!).

Work For It say Lower Than Atlantis

Lower Than Atlantis have given fans a treat in the run-up to their Reading & Leeds festival appearances with the debut of new track Work For It. The track has been named the hottest in the world on Radio 1's Annie Mac Show.

Muncie Girls Release ‘Respect’ For Refugee Action!

Exeter indie-punk trio Muncie Girls have released single ‘Respect’ for ‘Name Your Price’ download with all proceeds raising funds in aid of Refugee Action. Lande from the band explains “Refugee Action is a UK-based charity that supports refugees and asylum seekers and campaigns for a fairer asylum system. They do such important work, so check them out!”.

Green Day FINALLY announce new album!

It's been a bit quiet on the Green Day front in terms of new music but we can finally hear what they've been working on with the announcement of new album Revolution Radio set for release via Reprise Records on October 7th!

Dead Letter Circus have The Burning Number

Australian alt-rockers Dead Letter Circus have released the video for new track The Burning Number. The track is taken from their new album Aesthesis.

Nothing announce UK dates!

Philadelphia alt quartet Nothing have followed up the release of album Tired of Tomorrow with the announcement of a run of European dates with the UK leg starting on September 11!

Galactic Empire set to strike the UK

In a galaxy far, far away, the most feared villains of space were bored one day and decided to make a heavy metal band, Galactic Empire!

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