Cyperna

THE SCENE IS DEAD!
April 1, 2014

THE SCENE IS DEAD!

  It’s official…. Connecticut’s metal scene has been pronounced dead. D-E-D.  Dead.  And there are two main reasons: bad shows and chicks. These days, it’s…

Album Review: Cyperna’s The Darker Side of Matter
December 22, 2013

Album Review: Cyperna’s The Darker Side of Matter

Relentless and purposefully jarring, Cyperna’s upcoming full-length album The Darker Side of Matter is a brutal addition to Connecticut’s local metal catalog. Dissonant harmonies, stilted…

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,…

Working Together: The Drummers Weigh In
July 25, 2013

Working Together: The Drummers Weigh In

A reader posed an interesting question to Alternative Control last week: what should the role of successful, established bands be in guiding younger bands that…