Live Review: Lords of Acid @ Baltimore Soundstage — 3/15/19

Lords of Acid 1 Lords of Acid perform at Baltimore Soundstage on March 15, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Belgian/American group Lords of Acid brought their odd blend of electronic/dance/acid house/hard rock/industrial music to Baltimore Soundstage recently. I was there to photograph the show!

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Live Review: Morbid Angel @ Baltimore Soundstage — 3/10/19

Morbid Angel 1Morbid Angel performs at Baltimore Soundstage on March 10, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Legendary death metal pioneers Morbid Angel came to an to an ear-piercing grinding halt in Maryland at Baltimore Soundstage recently. The 2019 Decibel Magazine Tour made a stop at Soundstage to the horror and delight of rabid metal fans.

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Snapshots: Peter Murphy @ Baltimore Soundstage — 2/11/19

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Peter Murphy performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Feb. 11, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Peter Murphy visited Baltimore Soundstage recently to celebrate his former gothic rock band Bauhaus with The Ruby Tour: 40 Years of Bauhaus. And he brought along his old Bauhaus bandmate David J. on bass in a rare reunion of Bauhaus players. Paivi Salonen captured the action!

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Live Review: Savage After Midnight @ Baltimore Soundstage — 1/27/19

Savage After Midnight 8 Savage After Midnight performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Jan. 27, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

Finding an opening band for Pop Evil seems like it may be difficult task due to the fact that the band’s songs can vary so greatly from melodic to heavy. But Savage After Midnight were more than up for the challenge at Baltimore Soundstage recently.

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Live Review: Japanese Breakfast @ Baltimore Soundstage — 1/19/19

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Japanese Breakfast rockets Baltimore Soundstage through the stratosphere on Jan. 19, 2019 (Photo courtesy of Matt Ruppert)

Michelle Zauner, who goes by the name Japanese Breakfast, has toured for what seems like forever, or at the least as endlessly as a musician can, since releasing Soft Sounds from Another Planet in 2017 (though she took a recent break in Bali to wind down (and hilariously glance askance at an influencer taking endless photos of food). She was back on stage, where she belongs, at Baltimore Soundstage recently.

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