doom metal

Album Review: Dopethrone’s Hochelaga
March 28, 2015

Album Review: Dopethrone’s Hochelaga

When Dopethrone’s PR folks asked Alternative Control to review the band’s upcoming album Hochelaga following our writeup of their single “Scum Fuck Blues,” I was…

EP Review: Atomics by Problem With Dragons
February 8, 2015

EP Review: Atomics by Problem With Dragons

A reader just turned “us” (me) on to stoner rock trio Problem With Dragons and I’m really enjoying their 2012 EP Atomics.  Hailing from Easthampton,…

Windhand: Did Someone Say Doom Metal?
September 2, 2013

Windhand: Did Someone Say Doom Metal?

I thought I listened to doom… And then I heard Soma, an upcoming release from Virginia band Windhand.  From the opening notes of the first…

Bair Grills Nightbitch
August 13, 2013

Bair Grills Nightbitch

It makes you want to throw your clothing aside and writhe in the entangled mass of a thousand slaves’ living flesh.  It makes you want…