Snapshots: HIM @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 11/9/17

HIM @ The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD 11/09/2017
HIM perform at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Nov. 9, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Self-proclaimed Finnish “love metal” band HIM are on a farewell tour, and vocalist Ville Valo and company performed at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Thursday. Paivi captured the show in pictures.

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Snapshots: Vampyre Anvil @ State Theatre — 11/7/17

Vampyre Anvil @ State Theatre, Falls Church, VA 11/07/2017
Vampyre Anvil perform at the State Theatre on Nov. 7, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Vampyre Anvil, consisting of Jason Novak and Sean Payne, dropped by the State Theatre on Nov. 7 to perform with Cubanate and Front Line Assembly. (Read our interview with Cubanate and see concert pictures here.) Paivi captured the guys in action!

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Interview and Snapshots: Cubanate @ State Theatre — 11/7/17

Cubanate @ State Theatre, Falls Church, VA 11/07/2017
Cubanate perform at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia, on Nov. 7, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

British techno rockers Cubanate hit the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia, touring on a retrospective album titled Brutalism, recently released by Armalyte Records. Opening for Front Line Assembly (FLA), Marc Heal and Phil Barry performed songs including “Barbarossa,” “Body Burn,” and “Oxyacetylene.”

Prior to the show, Parklife DC caught up with Marc to ask him about the return of Cubanate and his observations on what’s happening on the industrial music scene today.

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Don’t Miss: Cubanate @ State Theatre, 11/7/17

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Cubanate (Photo courtesy Armalyte Records)

British techno rockers Cubanate recently released Brutalism, a new 14 song compilation lifted from their first three albums circa 1992-96, remastered by Armalyte Records. Cubanate are now on tour opening for Front Line Assembly, and they perform songs like “Oxyacetylene,” “Body Burn,” and “Joy” tonight, Nov. 7, at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Snapshots: Poptone @ Cloak and Dagger Festival — 10/21/17

Poptone @ Cloak and Dagger Festival, Los Angeles, CA 10/21/2017
Poptone perform at Cloak and Dagger Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 21, 2017. (Photo by Paivi.)

What to do if you’re Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, iconic members of Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, and Love and Rockets, and you’ve already created all of the quintessential gothic post-punk songs? Songs like “She’s in Parties,” “Go!,” and “So Alive?”

Well, you recruit Kevin’s daughter Diva Dompe to play bass and smartly form a career retrospective trio called Poptone. Poptone brought those signature tunes to Cloak and Dagger Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 21.

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Snapshots: Lust for Youth @ Cloak and Dagger Festival — 10/21/17

Lust for Youth @ Cloak and Dagger Festival, Los Angeles, CA 10/20/2017
Lust for Youth perform at Cloak and Dagger Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 21, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Hailing from Copenhagen, dark electronic trio Lust for Youth landed at the Cloak and Dagger Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 21. Paivi was on hand to take some pictures.

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Snapshots: HEALTH @ Cloak and Dagger Festival — 10/20/17

HEALTH @ Cloak and Dagger Festival, Los Angeles, CA 10/20/2017
Health perform at Cloak and Dagger Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 20, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Parklife DC faves HEALTH gained a lot of attention with their recent cover of “Blue Monday” by New Order, which was used to soundtrack Atomic Blonde starring Charlize Theron over the summer. The fall finds the noise rock trio in good form indeed, and we were excited to see them perform at the Cloak and Dagger Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 20.

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