Live Review: Alkaline Trio and Bad Religion @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 10/30/21

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Alkaline Trio performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 30, 2021. (Photos by Shedrick Pelt)

On Saturday, a weekend of ghoulish guests and things that go bump in the night, rock music took center stage at The Fillmore in Silver Spring during a jointly-headlined tour stop with Bad Religion and Alkaline Trio, two forefathers of the punk rock revival of the early-to-mid 90s. 

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Song of the Day: “Stuck” by Rosie Cima & What She Dreamed

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Rosie Cima & What She Dreamed (Photo courtesy Transmission Publicity)

A killer new band out of DC, Rosie Cima & What She Dreamed, fronted by Rosie Cima, will release their new album Realm of the Warring Gods on March 12 via This Could Go Boom!

Recently, they’ve released the album’s angsty, visceral lead single, “Stuck.”

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Live Review: GothBoiClique @ MilkBoy ArtHouse — 8/31/19

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Fish Narc performs at MilkBoy ArtHouse on Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo by Shedrick Pelt)

The days of the Bone Thugs, Hot Boys, and Triple Six Mafias are long gone, and it’s left a gaping hole in our culture. Today, the search for individual success too often trumps the all-important gang. When did we forget about “all for one and one for all!?” And can we even find our way back? As I reflect on the legacies of these crews, I find hope in three letters: GBC. GothBoiClique gave me that hope in their sold-out show at Milkboy ArtHouse recently.

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Live Review: Jawbreaker @ The Anthem — 3/28/19

Jawbreaker1Jawbreaker shakes The Anthem on March 28, 2019 (Photo by David LaMason)

Memory is a strange thing.  Some things seem made to be remembered one day and forgotten the next but others, like the smells and tastes of childhood, or, in this case, hearing songs played live, are burned into those synapses so clearly that it can become a little disorienting.  This is where I found myself on Thursday night at The Anthem experiencing Jawbreaker for the first time in, what, 20… no, 24 years later.

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