Live Review: Perry Farrell @ City Winery — 6/19/19

Perry Farrell 23
Perry Farrell (right) and Etty Lau Farrell, along with the Kind Heaven Orchestra, turned City Winery DC into a festival on June 19, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

If the term eccentricity could be personified, Perry Farrell just may be that person. He has managed to do everything in his own unique manner over a musical career that spans more than 30 years, including two major bands — Jane’s Addiction and Porno for Pyros, a solo career, and the creation of the world famous concert festival, Lollapalooza.

Continue Reading

Preview: Perry Farrell @ City Winery, 6/19/19

Perry Farrell
Perry Farrell (Photo by MEENO)

On June 7, Perry Farrell released Kind Heaven, his third solo studio album, and also launched the Kind Heaven Orchestra World Tour. The highly anticipated tour arrives at City Winery DC on Wednesday, June 19. Very limited tickets remain for the show!

Continue Reading

Music Park: Godsmack @ Jiffy Lube Live — 8/19/18

Godsmack
Godsmack performs at Jiffy Lube Live on Aug. 19, 2018. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

The deep drumming that opens the title track and first song on the new album, When Legends Rise, immediately fills you with the sense of impending doom, as many Godsmack songs tend to do. This made for the perfect opening song for Godsmack’s performance at Jiffy Lube Live on Sunday. A quick transition into a heavy guitar riff, and 15 seconds into the night, there is no doubt that Godsmack has put forth another powerful, rib-crushing album.

Continue Reading

Snapshots: Deftones @ MGM National Harbor — 6/14/17

Deftones @ MGM National Harbor, 14/06/2017
Chino Moreno of Deftones performs at MGM National Harbor on June 14, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Alt-metal quintet Deftones stopped by MGM National Harbor to play a show in a double bill with Rise Against on Wednesday, June 14. Paivi was there to photograph the action! (Check out her photos of Rise Against also.)

Continue Reading