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”
French melodic death metallers Akiavel have just released a video for “Lady Of Death” off their April 2021 album Vae Victus. Inspired by serial killer Aileen Wuornos. Frontwoman Aure comments: I absolutely wanted to put (Aileen Wuornos) on our album because I find her fascinating. I have studied her story a lot, I have a lot… Continue reading AltCtrlToob: AKIAVEL Release Video for “Lady Of Death”
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”
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
One of the great things about running a music blog — and also a great thing about the “Six Degrees of Dewar PR” — is meeting musicians outside my own geographic area. One such musician I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know is Patrick Salerno, drummer of Michigan stoner metal outfit Grave Next Door.… Continue reading AltCtrlToob On the Road: Patrick Salerno Gets the Scoop on MONSTER MOSH and PROVOKE THE COLOSSUS
IDK if this interview style will be the wave of the future or not, but I sent Continuum some interview questions and they filmed themselves answering — and it’s actually a great half hour of booze-filled, behind-the-scenes thoughts from these Connecticut metal stalwarts. (Great job, guys! Gold stars for everyone.) Check out this interview to… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Exclusive: CONTINUUM Interviews Themselves!
From Nuclear Blast: English metal legends CARCASS are back with their first collection of new music in 7 years, “Despicable,” coming October 30th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band has released a new song titled “The Long And Winding Bier Road”