Album Review: YAWNING SONS’ Sky Island

Yawning Sons are a band steeped in the culture and history of the “desert rock” scene. The band came into existence back in 2008, when British instrumental post-rockers Sons of Alpha Centuri asked Gary Acre of Yawning Man to produce their next record. Instead of merely producing, Acre instead joined the band and they recorded… Continue reading Album Review: YAWNING SONS’ Sky Island

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

AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: MALACODA Release “Crawling Chaos”

From the PR wire… Ontario metal outfit Malacoda has just released a guitar playthrough video for their single and EP title track “Crawling Chaos.” Filmed at Old Haunt Recording Studio, the bands HQ, Wes MacDonald’s demonstration on the guitar provides a glimpse of the atmosphere where the band crafts their songs. MALACODA IS:Lucas Di Mascio… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: MALACODA Release “Crawling Chaos”

Album Review: Tomahawk’s Tonic Immobility

Tomahawk have come and gone at various points over the past two decades. In fact, the press release contends that they “show up just when we just need them.” A kind of alt-rock supergroup, their current lineup includes the legendary Mike Patton (of Faith No More and Mr. Bungle) on vocals and sampler alongside guitarist… Continue reading Album Review: Tomahawk’s Tonic Immobility

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

Music News: HAIDUK to Release New Album

From the PR wire… HAIDUK, the one-man blackened death metal project of Luka Milojica, has announced the release of their 4th full-length album. Anticipated for summer/fall of 2021, the album will feature 11 new songs, tying together the dark lore of the previous HAIDUK albums and incorporating new maps, stories, illustrations, and timelines. Mastering will… Continue reading Music News: HAIDUK to Release New Album