If you need to freshen up your stoner metal playlist, look no further than Mothman and The Thunderbirds‘ new single “The Simpsons = Real Footage.” An unexpected dual-vocal adventure, this song calls listeners to cast off the veil of complacency and think for themselves. As Alex Parkinson (i.e. the Mothman of this one-man project) puts… Continue reading Track Premiere: “The Simpsons = Real Footage” by MOTHMAN AND THE THUNDERBIRDS
From the PR Wire… Indiana-based singer-songwriter Christopher Steve (Lavaborne) will release his debut full-length solo album Taken By The Tide, for February 26th, 2021. You can check out the new single from the album — “Denial or Delight” — exclusively at Alternative Control. The track features Latta’s haunted vocals and deft sense for doomy… Continue reading Christopher Steve Shares New Single “Denial or Delight” — New Solo Album Out This Week!
It feels good when any band entrusts this humble blog to premiere any track, but to share the FIRST single from the FIRST EP from an up-and-coming band in Alternative Control’s home state… It gives Ye Olde Editor that warm and gushy “heavy metal saved COVID Christmas” feeling. And if one song is going to… Continue reading Track Premiere: “Seeking My Own Sun” by SVN.SEEKER
What we need more of in 2020 is feel-good synth music, and Canadian outfit Alpha Boötis delivers in spades with their cover of The Police’s classic tune “Every Breath You Take.” Their December 11th EP Stowaway Ants will feature two insanely catchy originals, plus this fun cover. Have a listen below! Stowaway Ants EP by… Continue reading TRACK PREMIERE: Alpha Boötis Covers “Every Breath You Take”
SLEEPING VILLAGE RECORDS is pleased to announce the first release in a series of 2-track splits! Dust Prophet and Conduit, two bands spawned from the wildlands of New Hampshire, are here to lead the charge with a pair of yet-unheard singles. Both tracks presented herein — Dust Prophet’s “Down Below” and Condui’s “Constable”— walk a… Continue reading TRACK PREMIERE: “Down Below” by DUST PROPHET
Somber and emotive, yet never losing its heavy edge, Wisconsin post-metal outfit Becoming the Lion is excited to release their fourth album Unearthly Creature this December. A much-anticipated follow-up to their 2018 album Ghosts of a Fallen Soldier, this new work showcases the group’s evolution from a one-man project to a collaborative, multi-faceted endeavor. Its six thoughtful tracks offer… Continue reading Track Premiere: “Silent Return” from BECOMING THE LION
Experimental Industrial Noise artist and enigmatic musical force AntiMozdeBeast releases their brand new album, AntiMozdeBeast II, tomorrow on October 16th, 2020. The fourth release of 2020 for the visionary musician Gabriel Palacio, II highlights more uptempo influences such as Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Skinny Puppy, and Author & Punisher. Stream the full album below… Continue reading AntiMozdeBeast Shares “AntiMozdeBeast II” Full Album Stream and Track By Track Breakdown