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
You’ve heard of Alien Ant Farm… But have you heard of Alpha Boötis? Following the release of their EP Stowaway Ants in December 2020, which tells the story of ants who snuck onto a space mission, this synthwave project continues their interstellar journey with the upcoming album Jump to Alpha Boötis. Alternative Control is excited… Continue reading Track Premiere: “Circling the Belt of Orion” (Alattia Remix) by ALPHA BOÖTIS
A heavy metal lifer, Tommy Stewart began his official music career with the Metal Blade thrash band Hallows Eve in the mid-1980s. Almost forty years later, he’s still holding the horns high as the CEO of Black Doomba Records, owner of the Blue Ogre Noise Lab recording studio, and the main man in his eponymous… Continue reading Track Premiere: “Shadow in the Well” by TOMMY STEWART’S DYERWULF
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”