Worldburner on the Way: An Interview with Glass Divide

Many bands have used the past year to hunker down and work on new music, and Connecticut metal vets Glass Divide were no exception. With their EP Worldburner coming out on April 20th, guitarist PJ Morell and vocalist Mike Mones sat down virtually with Alternative Control to talk about this release and how they’ve held… Continue reading Worldburner on the Way: An Interview with Glass Divide

Band Interview: Jeramie Kling of Inhuman Condition

If anyone is concerned about the state of Florida death metal in 2021, don’t be. It’s alive and well, as evidenced by the formation of Inhuman Condition, a veritable “who’s who” of the subgenre. Founded by Jeramie Kling (of Venom Inc., The Absence, and more) on drums/vocals and Taylor Nordberg (also of The Absence and… Continue reading Band Interview: Jeramie Kling of Inhuman Condition

The Fistful’s on the Other Foot: An Interview with Jamey of Fistful of DOOM

You may know heavy metal media mogul Jamey Morris, a.k.a Uncle Jameson, from his Doom Charts reviews or his “A Fistful Of Questions” interview series on The Ripple Effect… But today we’re talking with him about his longest running endeavor and I suspect the one that’s closest to his heart: the Fistful of DOOM podcast.… Continue reading The Fistful’s on the Other Foot: An Interview with Jamey of Fistful of DOOM

Hanging With The Dungeon Synth Wizard King: An Interview with Francis Roberts

San Diego musician Francis Roberts wears creative many hats: band leader, composer, producer, music teacher, and most recently, YouTube sensation. He took a few minutes to talk with Alternative Control about his different projects — enjoy! Tell our readers a little about your bands King Gorm and Old Man Wizard…. Old Man Wizard and King… Continue reading Hanging With The Dungeon Synth Wizard King: An Interview with Francis Roberts

Bandcamp Friday, the DIY Edition

It’s no surprise that the pandemic has made home recording a necessity, or at least a more fruitful pastime, for many folks. This #bandcampfriday, check out some musicians who took creative matters into their own hands. Marq the A$tronaut, “Satanic Girls” This lively single by Connecticut guitarist and producer Marq the A$tronaut, a.k.a. Mark Lyon… Continue reading Bandcamp Friday, the DIY Edition

AltCtrlToob Video Round-Up: Continuum and Bone Church

Two of my favorite Connecticut metal bands have released videos this week! Let’s take a look… First up, local death metal stalwarts Continuum have just shared the video for “Tides” off their 2019 EP Chronophobe. Edited by another local metal stalwart, Bob “Knob” Marino of OFNR Studios, this video finds vocalist Brenda St. Amant having… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Round-Up: Continuum and Bone Church

Delving Into a Dark Light: An Interview with Grave Gnosis

I’ll definitely be filing this chat with Florida black metal outfit Grave Gnosis under the category “Ya Learn Something New Every Day.” Vocalist, guitarist, and lyricist/composer Ø filled me in on the esoteric background behind the band’s upcoming album Lux Nigredo. Coming out January 23rd on Vargheist Records, this nine-track homage to darkness is a… Continue reading Delving Into a Dark Light: An Interview with Grave Gnosis