Album Review: Dopethrone’s Hochelaga

When Dopethrone’s PR folks asked Alternative Control to review the band’s upcoming album Hochelaga following our writeup of their single “Scum Fuck Blues,” I was happy to oblige.  Hochelaga serves up all the snarling sludge promised by that track, and then some. Dopethrone maintains a steady pound throughout the seven-song album; drums and guitar riffs… Continue reading Album Review: Dopethrone’s Hochelaga

Dopethrone: This is Your Brain on Satan

I don’t know what’s in the water in Montreal, but a lot of dirty, bluesy metal seems to come out of there.  Anyone who’s been reading this blog for awhile knows that I was a huge Barn Burner fan.  I also really enjoyed Mountain Dust, a stoner metal project that Kevin Keegan was (is?) involved… Continue reading Dopethrone: This is Your Brain on Satan