Music News: BLOODYWOOD Shares New Single

From the PR wire… Indian Folk Metal rising stars BLOODYWOOD will be releasing their debut full-length, Rakshak on February 18, 2022! They recently premiered “Gaddaar,” the first single off of the upcoming album. BLOODYWOOD is a Folk Metal band from India known for pioneering a sound that seamlessly fuses Indian Folk instruments with Metal to devastating effect.… Continue reading Music News: BLOODYWOOD Shares New Single

AltCtrlToob Video Roundup, November 2021

Get on the Toob! Here are some cool videos that have come across our path this month… Connecticut doom heavyweights Afghan Haze released an appropriately psychedelic performance video for the song “Satan Ripper,” filmed at Nük Lab Recording Studio in Griswold, CT: C Squared Music continued their discussion of the term “female fronted” in a… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Roundup, November 2021

Album Review: THE SHAPE, The Age of Doom and Fear

by Nikita Alekseyevich Khrenov The Shape has been a mainstay of the Connecticut scene as long as I can remember. Throughout the years they’ve endured trends, lineup changes, and personal struggles, all the while still managing to crank out album after album. The Age of Doom and Fear is the fifth album from our local… Continue reading Album Review: THE SHAPE, The Age of Doom and Fear

Album Review: XENOSIS, Paralleled Existence

by Nikita Alekseyevich Khrenov Connecticut has been churning out banger after banger lately; old school heavy metal, melodic death metal, brutal death metal, power metal, doom — whatever sub-genre you can think of, the state has been producing fantastic records. Technical death metal is a daunting beast of a genre; some of the best players… Continue reading Album Review: XENOSIS, Paralleled Existence

Music News: OLD MAN WIZARD Shares New Song, GRAVE NEXT DOOR Announces Album Details

It’s always nice to see something in the inbox about cool bands you like. On that note, check out some news from Old Man Wizard and Grave Next Door! From the PR wire… Hard rockers OLD MAN WIZARD have released their song “Parasite” over at The Obelisk. The track is taken from their upcoming album Kill… Continue reading Music News: OLD MAN WIZARD Shares New Song, GRAVE NEXT DOOR Announces Album Details

AltCtrlToob: BAD RESCUE Releases “Battering Rain”

From the PR wire… BAD RESCUE is thrilled to announce their debut track “Battering Rain.” The first of many to come, “Battering Rain” is a preview of something new on the horizon for the music world.  BAD RESCUE is the brainchild of brothers David and Franck Potvin (Lyzanxia, Phaze I, One-Way Mirror) and employs the… Continue reading AltCtrlToob: BAD RESCUE Releases “Battering Rain”

EP Review: ENSLAVED, Caravans to the Outer Worlds

by Nikita Alekseyevich Khrenov Enslaved has never released a bad album, that’s it. No matter what this band does musically, whether it’s dripping in 70s prog or coated in a frostbitten Norwegian sheen, their output always exudes quality. It’s astounding that a band that’s been around for 30 years has been able to be so… Continue reading EP Review: ENSLAVED, Caravans to the Outer Worlds