Music News: OLD MAN WIZARD Shares New Song, GRAVE NEXT DOOR Announces Album Details

It’s always nice to see something in the inbox about cool bands you like. On that note, check out some news from Old Man Wizard and Grave Next Door! From the PR wire… Hard rockers OLD MAN WIZARD have released their song “Parasite” over at The Obelisk. The track is taken from their upcoming album Kill… Continue reading Music News: OLD MAN WIZARD Shares New Song, GRAVE NEXT DOOR Announces Album Details

Album Premiere: WORLD WITHOUT END, AN UNDERGROUND TRIBUTE TO SAMHAIN

Ah, Danzig. What can you say about one of heavy music’s most recognizable voices and curious characters? Welp, Black Donut Records says that Danzig’s mid-80s band Samhain is seriously underrated — and sought out to amplify this band with the twelve-track album World Without End: An Underground Tribute to Samhain. Formed in 1983 after Danzig… Continue reading Album Premiere: WORLD WITHOUT END, AN UNDERGROUND TRIBUTE TO SAMHAIN

Hanging With The Dungeon Synth Wizard King: An Interview with Francis Roberts

San Diego musician Francis Roberts wears creative many hats: band leader, composer, producer, music teacher, and most recently, YouTube sensation. He took a few minutes to talk with Alternative Control about his different projects — enjoy! Tell our readers a little about your bands King Gorm and Old Man Wizard…. Old Man Wizard and King… Continue reading Hanging With The Dungeon Synth Wizard King: An Interview with Francis Roberts

LORD SONNY THE UNIFIER on Bob Dylan, Recording Journeys, and More

Fresh off the release of his EP All New Information in November 2020, Lord Sonny the Unifier took some time to talk with Alternative Control about this recording and his artistic inspirations. This unique Brooklyn-based solo artist has overcome many trials and tribulations to get his music out into the world. Now with a new… Continue reading LORD SONNY THE UNIFIER on Bob Dylan, Recording Journeys, and More

Nerd Talk with THE DEATHLESS DOGS

Blues rock duo The Deathless Dogs is checking in from La Crosse, Wisconsin for this edition of Nerd Talk.  Formed in 2010, the band began when when guitarist/vocalist Eddy Krogman started sharing song ideas based on his experiences in the Iraq War with childhood friend and drummer Dan Speer.  Over the course of a decade,… Continue reading Nerd Talk with THE DEATHLESS DOGS

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

Your Bandcamp Friday Wishlist: The August 2020 Edition

Boy howdy, was the underground music scene excited when we heard that bandcamp was extending their very popular Bandcamp Friday promotion for the rest of the year!  It’s almost as if bandcamp cares more about people than the federal government of the United States… But that’s a whole other column.  In case you’ve been escaping… Continue reading Your Bandcamp Friday Wishlist: The August 2020 Edition