Al Jourgensen fronts Ministry at Rams Head Live on April 23, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)
There is nothing subtle about Ministry. From the start of their show at Rams Head Live in Baltimore on Monday, frontman Al Jourgensen and his motley crew took straight aim at President Donald Trump with songs from new album AmeriKKKant, released in March via Nuclear Blast. The resulting 15 songs of industrial metal satisfied the black-clad crowd in attendance to seek a salve to unspoken wounds.
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult performs at Fish Head Cantina near Baltimore, Maryland, on April 21, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
Industrial quintet My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult brought their unique music to Fish Head Cantina near Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday on a stop for their 30th anniversary tour. Paivi was there to capture the magic!
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
Last year, industrial disco outfit My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult celebrated their 30th anniversary. The band continue the celebration this year with a second round of touring to mark 30 years of making music, and they perform locally at Fish Head Cantina in Baltimore on Saturday, April 21.
Ellie Rosswell fronts Wolf Alice at Rams Head Live on April 13, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Mitchell Breen)
Back in 2013, my very musically advanced 13-year-old daughter shared a song with me that she had heard on a Spotify-curated playlist. She instantly fell in love with this song, and she could not wait to share it with me. I heard the song and said, “This song is great. Who is this? I need to look them up!” The band was Wolf Alice, a new band out of London, and the song was “Bros.”
Hand Habits (Photo courtesy the artist)
Singer-songwriter Meg Duffy, guitarist for Kevin Morby, launched Hand Habits, a solo project, a few years back, and last year she debuted a full-length album, Wildly Idle (Humble Before the Void), via Woodsist. Hand Habits is on tour now, opening for Kevin, and the show arrives at Ottobar in Baltimore on Friday, April 20.
Ho99o9 perform at Baltimore Soundstage on April 8, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
Rap-punk duo Ho99o9 collaborated with 3Teeth to release two songs recently — “Time’s Up” and “Lights Out.” The two Los Angeles bands then teamed up for the Lights Out America Tour, which played at Baltimore Soundstage on Sunday!
3Teeth perform at Baltimore Soundstage on April 8, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
Los Angeles industrial quartet 3Teeth teamed up with rap-punk duo Ho99o9 to collaborate on tracks, “Times Up” and “Lights Out.” The two bands then launched a joint tour, the Lights Out America Tour, and they performed at Baltimore Soundstage on Sunday, April 8. Paivi was there to capture the action!
Broken Social Scene performs at Rams Head Live on April 6, 2018. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson)
Is there a worse feeling than this?
Dingleberry Dynasty (Photo courtesy Chris Kamsch)
Hey, Dingleberry Dynasty, Baltimore’s best comedy band, performs tonight at The Fillmore Silver Spring, opening Steel Panther! Read our interview with Chris Kamsch of Dingleberry Dynasty, then buy a ticket to go see them.
Snail Mail performs at the Ottobar on March 21, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Mitchell Breen)
Lindey Jordan returned to Baltimore with her band Snail Mail to play a sold-out show as the headlining act at the Ottobar Wednesday. Despite a March snowstorm that came through the area earlier in the day, the Ottobar was packed with fans who braved the weather to enjoy the show!