This is Death Metal Dave here, filling in at Alternative Control to shed some light for all those posers out there on how to properly support the metal scene. I see so many losers come to local shows that just don’t know and don’t realize how important it is to support the scene properly. It… Continue reading Mortified Nuclear Immolated Mutant Populace Death (A Fashion Article)
I’m going to start this article with a random list of albums: Dave Matthews Band – Crash Korn – Life Is Peachy ABBA – Arrival Journey – Escape Nick Drake – Pink Moon The Orb – Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head Tears for Fears – Songs From… Continue reading Music: A Guiltless Pleasure
Ah, a book review! Funny thing is, I should be crafting more of these for sure. But allow me to reveal myself – I’ve never been as much of a reader as a writer really. Ever since I seriously fell in love with the aspect of writing, I’ve delved into that aspect of literacy a… Continue reading James Tate Gives Us a “Worshipful” Collection of Poems
Hey folks. I guess I needed to post my own Halloween article, so it doesn’t seem like I’m a holiday hater. I decided to keep things firmly in the “music nerd” category once again, and offer my thoughts on a collection of albums that I thought people might be interested in. And to keep… Continue reading A Little Night Music
This review of Opeth’s new album Heritage was without a doubt, the most challenging article I’ve written for Alternative Control so far. To start, I’ve chosen to review an album that at my time of writing this, has only been out for a couple of weeks, and already it has split the fan base of… Continue reading Opeth Speaks of a Musical ‘Heritage’
By Christopher Baldwin Ah yes, an article on tattoos. And more specifically, a male’s point-of-view on tattoos, since Rachel already graced us with her article last month on the subject. Not that I would know anything about it. I’ve only wasted an estimated mere $4,000 on the 48 that I have. But I’ve decided to… Continue reading Tattoos: Men Only! (Nah, Girls Can Read It Too…)
It was a hot and sultry afternoon when me and six of my pale, mostly alcoholic friends headed to the Glenbrook train station for a rowdy night of heavy metal in the City. Laughs and smiles were abound as three-quarters of Arcane Malevolence and three-quarters of Pink Missile (and Carrie) sacrificed our plans of making… Continue reading I Met Devin Townsend! OMG!