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

Album Review: Necrot’s Mortal (Tankcrimes, August 28th)

The metal world is full of sub-genre categorization.  You can’t swing a dead cat in an online forum without hitting a post debating a band’s placement on the spectrum of brutality.  Is band X brutal death metal?  Blackened death metal?  Viking metal?  Alien-inspired technical death metal with progressive elements?  With their August 28th release, Mortal,… Continue reading Album Review: Necrot’s Mortal (Tankcrimes, August 28th)

2013: A Year in Review

Alex Webster of Cannibal Corpse -- by Steve Walter Photo.

  This year has been full of action of Alternative Control.  Here’s a rundown! Thanks to people like you, our readership continues to grow — 44,000 visits from almost 38,000 unique visitors! Although most of our content is about music, our most viewed article was about hair: “Tips and Tricks for Dyeing Your Hair Interesting… Continue reading 2013: A Year in Review

We Were There: Cannibal Corpse in New Haven

Photos by Steve Walter. On a random Tuesday night in New Haven, my friend Steve and I walked through a sleepy, closed college town and turned a corner straight into the un-relenting force of doom. Headlining the Decibel Magazine tour at Toad’s Place, Cannibal Corpse was the main attraction of over four hours of double… Continue reading We Were There: Cannibal Corpse in New Haven

Summer Metal Update 2013

Another summer is upon us, and with it more great local and national shows.  On the first day of June, Cherry Street Station in Wallingford kicks things off with Drunk Dan’s Summer Shit Show.  The Decibel Magazine Tour is rolling into Toad’s Place on 6/4, featuring Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Immolation, and Magrudergrind.  Your favorite… Continue reading Summer Metal Update 2013