Phosphorescent performs at Baltimore Soundstage on April 18, 2019. (Photo by Matt Ruppert)
As I stood outside the door of Baltimore Soundstage recently, Matthew Houck and Jo Schornikow strolled past us and their touring bus, children and a nanny beside them. Simple smiles sparked, little laughs swelled; they meandered away, or maybe to a different entrance, barely a glance behind them.
Theirs is an easy grace now, and like all graces, tenuous but suffused with contentment. It looked like happiness.
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!
Morbid 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.
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!
Don Jamieson performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Jan. 27, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)
Entering the stage to Pantera’s “Walk,” stand-up comedian Don Jamieson recently brought laughs to the Baltimore Soundstage crowd when opening for Pop Evil.
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.
Pop Evil performs at the Baltimore Soundstage on Jan. 27, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)
The crowd at the Baltimore Soundstage did not seem to care that it was a Sunday, as they packed the venue and created a club full of energy for the headliners of the night, Pop Evil.