Heavy metal legends Judas Priest blasted into The Anthem on Sunday on the heels of releasing Firepower, their well-received 18th studio album, via Epic Records. Led by frontman Rob Halford, Judas Priest entertained a sold-out crowd clamoring for their classic metal sound.
MGMT released their fourth studio album, Little Dark Age, last month and dropped by The Anthem on Thursday to play the new songs. Paivi was there to shoot the show!
Swedish heavy metal rockers Sabaton invaded The Fillmore Silver Spring recently in support of The Last Stand, their eighth studio album, published in 2016 via Nuclear Blast. Sabaton co-headlined with Kreator, a German thrash metal band.
Synthpop quartet Ggoolldd released Teeth, their latest EP, in December on Roll Call Records, and now they find themselves on the road opening for none other than synthpop legends Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. Paivi snapped the band in performance opening OMD at 9:30 Club on Tuesday! (Check out our Parklife DC review of OMD.)
Canadian singer-songwriter Lights released Skin & Earth, her fourth studio album, in December. And on Tuesday, she visited 9:30 Club in her We Were Here Tour. Paivi was there to photograph the show!
Indie rockers X Ambassadors will release Joyful, their new studio album, this spring on KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records. Meanwhile, the trio are wrapping up a US tour that included a stop at 9:30 Club on Monday, Feb. 19. Paivi captured the band in action.
Minneapolis-based dreampoppers Now, Now opened X Ambassadors at 9:30 Club on Monday, and Paivi got some pix of the band in action.