Listening Lately: Sullust, Kurokuma, and Dust Prophet

The latest CD spinning in the Corolla of Doom is Patience is Resistance by Sullust, a Bethel, CT instrumental band.  If I had to throw a dart and try to place the metal subgenre, I’d say doom meets post hardcore.  It’s the most recent offering from a collective of musicians that have been creating together… Continue reading Listening Lately: Sullust, Kurokuma, and Dust Prophet

Put On Your 3D Glasses: Kurokuma’s Joe Allen on Weed, Waterfalls, and More

UK doom band Kurokuma has been making international waves since 2014, and even moreso since the release of The Doom Doc (2017) and their 2018 EP Dope Rider.  Alternative Control is excited to feature a track from that EP on our upcoming compilation Volume Doom; we talked this week with drummer Joe Allen about the band’s past,… Continue reading Put On Your 3D Glasses: Kurokuma’s Joe Allen on Weed, Waterfalls, and More

AltCtrlToob: What Is Best In Life? Doom Metal and Pizza

This edition of AltCtrlToob features a few of my favorite things: doom metal and pizza — and documentaries! Thanks to a heads-up from a member of the New England Stoner and Doom Music Facebook group, I checked out The Doom Doc the other day.  This chronicle of Sheffield, UK’s underground doom scene has been several years… Continue reading AltCtrlToob: What Is Best In Life? Doom Metal and Pizza