AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: MALACODA Release “Crawling Chaos”

From the PR wire… Ontario metal outfit Malacoda has just released a guitar playthrough video for their single and EP title track “Crawling Chaos.” Filmed at Old Haunt Recording Studio, the bands HQ, Wes MacDonald’s demonstration on the guitar provides a glimpse of the atmosphere where the band crafts their songs. MALACODA IS:Lucas Di Mascio… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: MALACODA Release “Crawling Chaos”

AltCtrlToob Video Round-Up: Continuum and Bone Church

Two of my favorite Connecticut metal bands have released videos this week! Let’s take a look… First up, local death metal stalwarts Continuum have just shared the video for “Tides” off their 2019 EP Chronophobe. Edited by another local metal stalwart, Bob “Knob” Marino of OFNR Studios, this video finds vocalist Brenda St. Amant having… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Round-Up: Continuum and Bone Church

Covers Just Wanna Have Fun: New Singles from Pterodactyl Problems and Bad Moon Born

Cover songs are a great opportunity for bands to highlight their dramatic leanings; Pterodactyl Problems and Bad Moon Born take full advantage of this with their respective covers fo Katy Perry’s “One of the Boys” and Bilie Eilish’s “Bad Guy.” P-Probz, as I like to call them, hail from Toronto. They’re planning to release their… Continue reading Covers Just Wanna Have Fun: New Singles from Pterodactyl Problems and Bad Moon Born

AltCtrlToob Video Roundup: Eyes of the Dead and Celtic Metal Dude

As “Back to School in the Year of Corona” quickly approaches, I could sure use some levity in my life. Here are two videos I’ve come across that provide it! First up is the July video “End of Days” from Connecticut death metal stalwarts Eyes of the Dead. Filmed and edited by Bob Marino of… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Roundup: Eyes of the Dead and Celtic Metal Dude

AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: “No Likes” by DANNY ACEDO

Here at Alternative Control, we hold ourselves to the highest journalistic standards, never allowing our personal projects to cross streams with blog coverage. Now without further ado, let’s talk with two of my old Pink Missile bandmates — one of whom became my husband several years after the band broke up! Local musician and Stamford… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Premiere: “No Likes” by DANNY ACEDO

AltCtrlToob Video Premiere and Giveaway: THE SHRIEKS Cover “It’s All Over Now”

New York rockers The Shrieks are no strangers to Alternative Control. Back in May, we premiered their video for “The Climb” — a track that was very reminiscent of The Rolling Stones. And now guess who The Shrieks are covering? The Rolling Stones! Or at least The Stones covering The Valentinos…. Check out The Shrieks’… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Premiere and Giveaway: THE SHRIEKS Cover “It’s All Over Now”