Listening Lately: Dead By Wednesday, Hosemen, and Metal Swim 2

Lots of great things are going on in the underground music scene recently, both in AltCtrl’s home state of Connecticut and on a national level.  One of the Nutmeg State’s longest-running metal bands, Dead By Wednesday, has just released a self-titled album via Combat Records, EMP Label Group, and Mindsnap Music.  The twelve tracks shift… Continue reading Listening Lately: Dead By Wednesday, Hosemen, and Metal Swim 2

Track Premiere: “Sickness” by HOSEMEN

After years of seeing guitarist/singer Anthony Quinn Carpanzano — better known simply as Quinn — perform around Stamford, Connecticut in various incarnations of his musical vision, I have to say….  It’s about goddamn time.  Hosemen’s upcoming album Saturday Nite Conformity elevates the band’s music from local barroom grooves to transcendent, anthemic rock n roll.  Production… Continue reading Track Premiere: “Sickness” by HOSEMEN

Top Ten Articles of 2018

As Frank Sinatra would say, “It was a very good year,” whether in the spring or autumn.  Here at Alternative Control, we’d like to think we’re in an endless summer…  2018 was the Year of Nerd Talk and the Year of the Interview, as you can see from our list of most-viewed articles. 10. Nerd… Continue reading Top Ten Articles of 2018