… Don’t worry, Alternative Control has some suggestions. Saturday, 8/30 Kali Ma, Eyes of the Dead, Lightsbane, Continuum, Physics of Demise, and the Abberation at Cook’s Café in Naugatuck — A bill packed with local Connecticut metal favorites and a two-piece instrumental band from Vermont (The Abberation). Kali Ma’s guitarist moved to Florida and they… Continue reading Still Don’t Know What the Hell to Do this Labor Day Weekend?
They may bill themselves as the most disappointing band in Connecticut’s metal scene, but Lightsbane is actually pretty fucking good. While the Alternative Control staff members are hardly neutral parties, we’ve described them over the years as “face-melting,” “luxurious and jeweled,” and also “one of Connecticut’s best and most consistent metal acts.” But don’t… Continue reading TICKET GIVEAWAY: Arsis // Allegaeon // Exmortus // Lightsbane + more 9/2 in Trenton, NJ
By Bill Klopfer & Vegetarian Metalhead Earlier this year we saw Dark Tranquility at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts and little did we know we were in for a majestic treat. Expecting to see a copycat Swedish opening act, we weren’t prepared for the impact the band would have. Exmortus, looking very young, proved they… Continue reading Exmortus: Slave to the Sword – CD Review