The underground metal scene is a small world after all. Heavy music blog Alternative Control will release the AltCtrl Summer Sampler on August 16th, featuring bands from the blog's home in the northeastern United States alongside acts from the Midwest, United Kingdom, and Australia -- all of whom have been featured on the website in the past several months.

Says blog editor Jessie May, "I'm really excited about the...

The underground metal scene is a small world after all. Heavy music blog Alternative Control will release the AltCtrl Summer Sampler on August 16th, featuring bands from the blog's home in the northeastern United States alongside acts from the Midwest, United Kingdom, and Australia -- all of whom have been featured on the website in the past several months.

Says blog editor Jessie May, "I'm really excited about the...

Connecticut-based music blog Alternative Control will be releasing its third compilation album, Volume Doom, on February 22nd, 2019. This new comp reflects a more focused musical spotlight than previous releases Quality Control Vols. 1 & 2, featuring a mix of brand new, up-and-coming, and established bands in the doom, psych, and stoner rock/metal genres.

Band Lineup

  • 1476 -- Salem, MA
  • Dust Prophet -- Manchester, NH
  • Eye of Nix -- Seattle,
  • ...