New York City’s Couch Slut play a highly confrontational style of noise rock that has garnered them praise from both critics and fans. The band, which features vocalist Megan Osztrosits, drummer Theo Nobel, guitarist Kevin Wunderlich, and bassist Kevin Hall, released their sophomore album Contempt late last summer. The new album was another scabrous dose of invective,… Continue reading Couch Slut to Bring Their Transgressive Noise Rock To New Haven
Everybody’s favorite bummed out noise rockers, Grizzlor, are having a release show for their excellent new album Destructoid on September 23 in New Haven at Three Sheets. Those who were wondering how the band would do on their first full length have to nothing to worry about, because they have shattered expectations. It’s easily one of the best records… Continue reading Grizzlor to Play Record Release Show, 9/23/2017
One of our favorite local noisemakers, Intercourse, have become an interstate band as guitarist Kev King has moved to California. But luckily for their Connecticut fans, they are still releasing recordings. One of the great things about this band is that you can understand every single fucked up thing that vocalist Ricky Ahmed says, leaving… Continue reading Track Premier: “Pyramid Scheme/Friday the 13th (Pt. 2)” by Intercourse
Grizzlor (Record Release)/BBIGPIGG/Intercourse Saturday, December 5 Three Sheets 372 Elm Street, New Haven, CT, 06511 9pm – 21+ – FREE We’re all getting an early Christmas gift in the form of this show, which features two awesome homegrown noise rock bands, and another awesome one from New York City. Alternative Control favorites Grizzlor, who were… Continue reading Show Preview: Grizzlor-Claus is Coming to Town — 12/5 at Three Sheets, New Haven
Is it a record release? Nope. Is it someone’s birthday? Nope. Are we raising money for a noble cause? Nope. November 21st at Wallingford’s Cherry Street Station will just be a show… An awesome show. The first concert Alternative Control has sponsored in ages and our very first at Cherry Street, we’re planning to tear the… Continue reading Show Preview: A Night of Punk, Noise, and Metal — 11/21 at Cherry Street Station, Wallingford, CT
Our favorite purveyors of weird, noisy hardcore, Intercourse, are going on a brief three-day tour with Boston sludge merchants Upheaval at the end of this week. The run of dates will see the band play in Montclair, New Jersey at The Meatlocker on Friday, May 1, with Pharaoh, Ground, Dutch Guts and Inertia. The Connecticut… Continue reading Nothing Going On This Weekend? May As Well Have Intercourse!
Hailing from Philadelphia, Bardus, which features guitarist/vocalist Justin Tuck, drummer Kyle Pierce and bassist Ari Rosenberg, play hard hitting noise rock that is informed by their environment. They live in a tough, loud city and their music is a reflection of that reality, which can be heard on their debut full length, Solus, self-released by… Continue reading Bardus: Something Heavy in the Water