Live Review: Mastodon @ MECU Pavilion — 6/2/19

Mastodon 1 Mastodon performs at MECU Pavilion on June 2, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Another of my rock n’ roll dreams became a reality yet again. I had the pleasure of finally photographing one of my personal favorite rock bands. The hard-hitting progressive metal machine known as Mastodon stopped at MECU Pavilion in Baltimore recently, and I was there taking photos.

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Snapshots: Sevendust @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 5/15/19

Sevendust May 2019 14 Sevendust performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on May 15, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

Sevendust returned to the Baltimore-Washington area for the second time in 2019. In an opening slot ahead of In This Moment at The Fillmore Silver Spring, Sevendust continued on their All I See Is War Tour. We got some pictures of the band in performance.

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Live Review: J.I.D @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 5/3/19

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J.I.D performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on May 3, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)

East Atlanta rapper J.I.D recently kicked off the second leg of the Catch Me If You Can Tour. The latest member of J. Cole’s seemingly unstoppable Dreamville Records label performed for a sold-out audience at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently.

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Live Review: Combichrist @ Baltimore Soundstage — 4/22/19

Combichrist 12 Combichrist performs at Baltimore Soundstage on April 22, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

The powerful electro-industrial metal band Combichrist stopped at Baltimore Soundstage recently while on their  “One Fire World Tour,” and I was there taking photos and rocking out. Combichrist, led by Norwegian vocalist Andy LaPlegua, played an intense set of songs consisting of hard-hitting male aggro-infused industrial beats, electronic mastery, and plenty of punk rock attitude and nightmarish theatrics.

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Live Review: The Dimmer Twins @ Rams Head on Stage — 4/15/19

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The The Dimmer Twins play at Rams Head on Stage. (Photo by Matt Ruppert)

A little more than two months after Drive-By Truckers blew down the walls of the Anthem with Lucinda Williams, Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood recently rolled into the Rams Head in Annapolis with nothing more than a few guitars, stories, songs, and their humorous nom de guerre as a duo. The Dimmer Twins, a play on The Glimmer Twins of Rolling Stones fame (Mick Jagger and Keith Richards), without an opener or a setlist.

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