Preview: Judas Priest @ The Anthem, 5/15/19

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Judas Priest (Photo courtesy Chipster PR)

Judas Priest’s latest studio album, Firepower, landed in the Top 5 of 17 countries (including their highest chart placement ever in the US at #5). The legendary metal band performed at The Anthem last year, and that show was so successful that they have returned to do it again on Sunday, May 12.

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Preview: Ex Hex @ 9:30 Club, 5/10/19

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Ex Hex (Photo courtesy Merge Records)

DC breathed a sigh of relief when Ex Hex — the city’s most interesting and engaging rock trio — finally released a second studio album, It’s Real, via Merge Records in March, five years after the band’s debut album. Now it’s really real as Ex Hex headline 9:30 Club once again on Friday, May 10, in what is sure to be a killer show.

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Preview: The Dream Syndicate @ U Street Music Hall, 5/10/19

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The Dream Syndicate (Photo by Linda Pitmon)

From their beginning in a Los Angeles basement in 1981, The Dream Syndicate’s neo-psychedelic sound has been wildly influential in the indie-rock scene and most notably the Paisley Underground. The band will perform at U Street Music Hall on Friday, May 10, in support of their sixth studio album, These Times (which drops *this* Friday via Anti-Records).

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