Nitzer Ebb performs at Wave Gotif Treffen in Leipzig, Germany, in June 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)
About a month ago, roughly 20,000 folks traveled to Leipzig, Germany, to celebrate goth and dark music. Our photographer Paivi Salonen also was there, and here is an overview of her best pictures, including shots of Nitzer Ebb, Cubanate, Das Ich, White Lies, MINE, Empathy Test, London After Midnight, Lord of the Lost, and Welle: Erdball.
New Model Army performs at Wave Gotik Treffen on June 8, 2019. (Photo by Paivi)
English rockers New Model Army performed at Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig, Germany, for the goth festival’s most recent edition, and Paivi Salonen was there to shoot the post-punks.
Ghostemane (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
Eric Whitney, better known as Ghostemane, released N/O/I/S/E, a full-length album influenced by acts like Metallica, Nine Inch Nails and Marilyn Manson. He followed that up with an EP, Opium, this year, and now he performs at U Street Music Hall on Wednesday, June 19.
Nitzer Ebb is one of roughly 200 bands performing at Wave Gotik Treffen 2019. (Photo courtesy the artist)
The Wave Gotik Treffen 2019, the 28th edition of the legendary urban festival, occurs on June 7-10 across Leipzig, Germany. Wave Gotik Treffen is again expected to draw about 20,000 people for dark music and arts from the genres of goth, industrial, neo-folk, and others.
The 69 Eyes perform at Ottobar on May 14, 2019. (Photo by Paivi)
The 69 Eyes returned to the United States for their first shows in 10 years — including a performance at Baltimore Soundstage recently.
Health performs at the Rock and Roll Hotel on April 28, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)
Noise trio Health recently released VOL4::Slaves of Fear, a new studio album, and the band arrived to perform their new songs at Rock and Roll Hotel recently. Paivi was there to shoot the show!
HEALTH (Photo by Faith Crawford)
“Twitchy” and “groundbreaking,” LA-based noise rockers HEALTH bring their “moody violence over trap beats” to Rock and Roll Hotel on Sunday, April 28, in support of their new album, VOL4::Slaves of Fear.