Articles Written By: Jessie May

Fall Favorites: All Pumpkin, All the Time
October 13, 2013

Fall Favorites: All Pumpkin, All the Time

  Alternative Control is trying to bring the nation back to reality by writing about fall… during fall.  No Halloween in August for us; it’s…

But Jessie, Tell Us How You REALLY Feel
October 5, 2013

But Jessie, Tell Us How You REALLY Feel

  So, I haven’t written a real article in over a month.  I blame the new job, the Shoutbacks, Obamacare, my cats… But this morning,…

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…

Mindsnap is Back!
August 23, 2013

Mindsnap is Back!

Two years ago, Alternative Control described Mindsnap Music’s Metal-Rock Mania as “fun, free, and flowing with cheap beer,” a relaxed bi-weekly event that welcomed bands…

Smokehouse Sausage Goes Italian
August 15, 2013

Smokehouse Sausage Goes Italian

The best thing about Alternative Control?  One minute we’re writing about local metal and the next minute we’re writing about sausages! Broccoli rabe and sausage…