AltCtrlToob: AKIAVEL Release Video for “Lady Of Death”

French melodic death metallers Akiavel have just released a video for “Lady Of Death” off their April 2021 album Vae Victus. Inspired by serial killer Aileen Wuornos. Frontwoman Aure comments: I absolutely wanted to put (Aileen Wuornos) on our album because I find her fascinating. I have studied her story a lot, I have a lot… Continue reading AltCtrlToob: AKIAVEL Release Video for “Lady Of Death”

GHOST:HELLO Announces Fall Dates

Our friends Ghost:Hello will be dominating their home state of Ohio this fall, recently announcing a series of dates across several cities: 9/11 femme fest, Buzzbin, Canton OH 9/16 Musica, Akron OH 9/17 The Empty Glass, Charleston WV  9/18 Blind Bobs, Dayton OH 9/25 Westside Bowl, Youngstown OH 10/1 Buzzbin, Canton OH 11/19 Buzzbin, Canton… Continue reading GHOST:HELLO Announces Fall Dates

Album Review: World of Sorrows by DUNGEON SERPENT

by Nikita Alekseyevich Khrenov Everything is cyclical. Eventually trends that died out long ago return for a time; whether it is fashion, music, art, one way or another things come back around. Right now, we’re experiencing quite an old school death metal revival, with bands churning out raw, disgusting and heavy death metal reminiscent of… Continue reading Album Review: World of Sorrows by DUNGEON SERPENT

AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: “Part I: Alone” by OMINOUS CONCLUSIONS

Are you ready to brave the darkness and traverse the beyond? Debauched solo creation of French guitarist and composer Louis Nas, Ominous Conclusions is a Lovecraft-inspired instrumental progressive metal project with fusion and orchestral influences. Ominous Conclusions is please to announce another step out of the mundane and into the ether with their new EP… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: “Part I: Alone” by OMINOUS CONCLUSIONS

Track Premiere: “Two Trog Yomp” by TOMMY STEWART’S DYERWULF

We’re surely Tommy Stewart and Black Doomba fans over at Alternative Control, so the blog is excited to premiere a second track from the upcoming Tommy Stewart’s Dyerwulf album Doomsday Deferred: “Two Trog Yomp.” This one’s a little more proggy than the first one we shared, “Shadow in the Well.” It’s worthwhile to note that… Continue reading Track Premiere: “Two Trog Yomp” by TOMMY STEWART’S DYERWULF

EP Review: DIALITH, Atrophy

by Nikita Alekseyevich Khrenov My how fast two years fly by, seems like just last week I received my copy of Dialith’s debut album Extinction Six in the mail. This Connecticut power quartet now graces us with the first of three EP’s: Atrophy. The band is well versed and capable in their craft, with their… Continue reading EP Review: DIALITH, Atrophy