Another year goes by in the blogosphere…. Alternative Control has been pounding the internet’s pavement since September 2010 and all we’ve got to show for it is this great website, a super bunch of people writing for it, and the occasional set of press passes to really cool events. Here are some of this year’s… Continue reading 2016 Year in Review
It’s that time of year again! Every year sometime between October and December GWAR makes their yearly pilgrimage to Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT and for the 4th year in a row we’ve been there to offer ourselves as human sacrifices to our Lords and Masters. It was three years ago on December 28,… Continue reading Peanut Butter or Legs? Another Interview with GWAR
Anybody who knows me in real life can attest that there’s nothing I love more than a list. The quantification of items and the planning of tasks gives way to the satisfaction of knowing that everything on the list has been acquired or accomplished — only to toss it in the trash and begin again… Continue reading Content by Numbers: Alternative Control’s 2015
It’s 2015 and GWAR has finally discovered the Internet. So what did they do with it? Well they found porn.
Google Analytics has spoken! Here are the most viewed articles we wrote in 2014: 10. Dead By Wednesday Hits the Road with Shadows Fall and What’s Wrong With My Nipples? (a tie!) 9. Bair Witness: ComiCONN in Bridgeport 8. Tom’s Best Albums and Others of 2014 and Manners for Beach Goers (Another tie!) 7. … Continue reading Alternative Control’s Top 10 Articles of 2014
Friday December 12, 2014 Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT – On the date and time one year later that Oderus told me to meet him. Minutes before GWAR’s set was to begin, their lead guitar player Pustulus Maximus cornered me downstairs and demanded I speak with him while the rest of GWAR loomed over us menacingly.… Continue reading Pustulent: An Interview with Pustulus Maximus of GWAR
Johnny Pluckman and Jesse Styles of Alternative Control, along with Alex Gilbert of New Noise Magazine, had a sit-down with “Dave Brockie” at Toad’s Place on 12/28/13 a few hours before he removed his human suit and transformed into Oderus Urungus. Here’s some of what the interstellar diplomat had to say about New Haven, music, the World Maggot, and the new GWAR album Battle Maximus.