THE MIC IS YOURS: An Interview with LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT

Coming down from eight long months preparing for the release of her debut solo album, Martyr, referring to Lindsay Schoolcraft as ‘busy’ is a major understatement. Add to this establishing an independent label, managing a web store, and balancing a super rigorous touring schedule that comes with being a member of the mighty Cradle of… Continue reading THE MIC IS YOURS: An Interview with LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT

Album Review: Lindsay Schoolcraft, Martyr

At the risk of getting flack for defying “Trve Kvlt Black Metal” standards (try me, I proudly played black metal for years,) let me begin by saying that I do enjoy Cradle of Filth. I think we even have a review of their last tour up here on Alternative Control, hint hint! More specifically, I… Continue reading Album Review: Lindsay Schoolcraft, Martyr

On the Front Line: Cradle of Filth and More @ Irving Plaza, NYC

Riddle me this: fifty some-odd goths and horror punks waiting outside Irving Plaza with not a single clove cigarette between them. This on the night that extreme metallers Cradle of Filth come to New York City on the most recent leg of the “Cryptoriana World Tour,” aptly subtitled “The Second Coming of Vice.” Maybe it… Continue reading On the Front Line: Cradle of Filth and More @ Irving Plaza, NYC

No Clever Title: An Interview With Justin Symbol

I’ll admit, I don’t know a goddamn thing about EDM or industrial music.  Not my bag.  But Justin Symbol is from Stamford, he’s playing at Seaside on 12/13, and hey, we are the fucking scene, right?  So here I am interviewing Justin Symbol. The first thing I did to acquaint myself with Symbol’s work was… Continue reading No Clever Title: An Interview With Justin Symbol

Throwback Thursday: Bair Witness — Khasm

A lot of bands from Connecticut have had national and even international success. Fates Warning, Hatebreed, and Sacred Oath are three names that leap to mind as globally-distributed artists who broke their teeth here in the third-smallest state. Some bands have discovered marginal success, performing on interstate tours and amassing thousands of facebook likes from… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Bair Witness — Khasm