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TRACK OF THE DAY: All The Best Tapes – I’ve Been Bored Since 9/11

The self-professed "Schizophrenic Progressive Math Punk" four-piece from Stoke, UK are guilty of writing some of the infectious rock anthems amongst recent times. This is a track I find myself coming back to frequently and I'm jamming it so much today, it is our Track of the Day!

5 Bands Who Are Taking Pop-Punk By Storm

Love it or hate it, pop-punk has definitely re-established itself within the music industry in recent years, yet again becoming almost a staple in popular music. 2015 was a cardinal year for pop-punk, amongst other genres, seeing BMG buying Rise Records (home to the likes of Knuckle Puck, The Early November, PVRIS, Transit, Man Overboard and more), and bands such as 5 Seconds of Summer, Fall Out Boy and McBusted, with clear pop-punk influence, beginning to truly dominate the charts again. This could be big news for pop-punk fans like myself (especially since we're all gonna have to find some other lame thing to like if it gets cool again), so let's take a look at 5 of the pop-punk juggernauts showing the rest of us that pop-punk isn't actually dead at all!

TRACK OF THE DAY: LANDMARKS – WORSE FOR WEAR

Founded in November 2011 in Manchester Landmarks have shared the stage with bands such as Neck Deep, Me V Hero, Such Gold, Carridale, Decade, Hot Damn and Light You Up to mention a few. Their latest release came in the form of the EP 'Fighting Gravity' and 'Worse for Wear' is a track taken from that release, we enjoyed it so much that we've decided that it is our Track of the Day!

The Prestige Unveil New Music Video For “Voir dire”

A few weeks after releasing their astonishing brand new full-length album "Amer" available for entire streaming now, French Alternative Hardcore/Rock/Punk outfit The Prestige have unleashed a new official music video illustrating the track "Voir Dire".

FRNKIERO AND THE CELLABRATION TO RELEASE LIMITED EDITION 7 INCH WITH LONELY THE BRAVE

frnkiero andthe cellabration, complete with frontman Frank Iero, the former guitarist for My Chemical Romance is set to release a split 7inch with Lonely The Brave for Reading & Leeds Festival.

2000 Trees To Take On The World!

Tickets are now on sale for the 10th anniversary year at 2015 prices and big plans are being formed.

Band App Winners For Truck Festival Unveiled!

The long awaited Band App results are here, acts have been hand picked by judges including BBC Introducing Oxford, Lucy Rose and Clubhouse Records to ensure only most worthy take to the stage for Truck Festival.

TRACK OF THE DAY: DIRT – INSOMNIA

We have been listening to this song a lot recently and as a result, this is our Track of the Day!

Sounds Of The South: Coloured In

Reigning from Canterbury (and Sevenoaks) and with influences like Nirvana, Brand New, Failure and Foo Fighters, Coloured In are bringing grunge rock back, and Megan Smith had a little chat with them about their opinions on the current music scene in the South.

PREMIERE: DOBIN – SPURRED

Spurred’ is the first single from the four track debut EP “Day of Surrender” by Dobin and we are pleased to be premiering it on AltCorner!

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Stephen Caulfield’s Touching Debut ‘Parkview’

Parkview is the debut full length album by Stephen Caulfield. Written, performed and produced entirely by Stephen, Parkview was recorded over a number of years in a self-built studio that looks out over the local park. You can stream the full album right here!

Girls Names Release New Track ‘A Hunger Artist’

TAKEN FROM NEW ALBUM, ARMS AROUND A VISION DUE OCTOBER 2ND ON TOUGH LOVE RECORDS!

Track Of The Day: Concealed In Clouds – Northern Star

Their latest single 'Northern Star' is a fantastic example of why they are a band you need to check out! The new release is our 'Track of the Day'.

Introducing… Elasea

ith an obsessive combination of melodic riffs and soaring vocal harmonies, ELASEA stand out strong with this impressive debut EP. ‘Where I Belong’ contains a variety of musical influences, from the likes of InMe, Mallory Knox and Lower Than Atlantis, bands who were made famous for having the talent in writing solid, addictive music.

Evil Scarecrow Announce New Tour Dates!

After their triumphant & hugely fun Download Festival performance in what was an insanely packed-out tent, EVIL SCARECROW are delighted to confirm some new show dates

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