By The Necrosexual The Horde is coming! You hear a rumble in a distance. Then, a hissing choir of fallen angels on the horizon. The dusts swirls around you. Run if you can, but it’s too late. The rabid legions from the last bastion of hell are here. Philadelphia’s Tartarus Horde is a maelstrom of high magic delivered with the most brutal… Continue reading Album Review: Tartarus Horde (s/t)
By The Necrosexual “Blackened.” It’s a funny word. Great Metallica song, but so many black metal bands these days fall under the moniker. Does “blackened” denote an extra dark, crispy exterior, like a perfectly seared cut of tuna? Reminds me of my days a teenage kitchen slut, sizzling Ahi tuna in the Grim Poconos Mountains.… Continue reading The Necrosexual Interviews Captain Graves of Advent Varic
Fridays are release days and guess who just put some new tunes out?? Our Franzia-loving friend The Necrosexual. He released his sophomore offering The Gory Hole Overture in F# on May 17th, and dare we say that it has more polished production than Grim 1? While all the campy fun of the debut continues, the… Continue reading Listening Lately: Six Twenty Three in the Morning with Necrosexual, Stone Machine Electric, and Digawolf
Did you enjoy Volume Doom? Then you’re in luck, because Alternative Control is going to have new music coming at you every…. Well, we’re not sure about the intervals yet, but check out the AltCtrl Spring Sampler! After seeing the overwhelming positive response to Volume Doom on social media and IRL, and observing how our… Continue reading The AltCtrl Spring Sampler is Here!
I was pleased with what I heard from the forthcoming sophomore effort from Philadelphia death metal band Basilysk. I’m often left cold regarding a lot of recent death metal releases. There’s usually a lot of recall and a prideful tradition that lacks innovation. The only time I’m put in my place is if the band… Continue reading Atet Arises: A Review of Basilysk’s Emergence
It’s the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and I’m not in the mood to write an introduction… Philadelphia’s grimmest Franzia enthusiast, The Necrosexual, ventured up to Cherry Street Station this past Saturday night; he didn’t find any posers to slay, but he did find plenty of HEAVY METAL. Following a performance that won over the curious crowd,… Continue reading Listening Lately: Drivin’ Cross-Country with NECROSEXUAL and RIFFLORD
New series here, folks. Alternative Control will be hosting guest columns penned by people from all over the metal scene, about the nerdy things they love. For our maiden voyage, “the most electrifying man in corpse entertainment” tells us about his favorite film, book, and video game. Here’s the inner nerd of none other than… The Necrosexual!… Continue reading Nerd Talk with The Necrosexual