Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — key members of Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, and Love in Rockets — played the songs of those bands along with Kevin’s daughter Diva Dompé as Poptone at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sunday. Jason Nicholson captured the show!
Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, famous for their stints in Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, and Love in Rockets, came together again to form Poptone in 2017, recruiting Kevin’s daughter Diva Dompé to perform as a trio. With a self-titled debut album released only days ago, Poptone will perform a set drawing largely on the songs of Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sunday, July 1.
Dutch goths Clan of Xymox danced their way through a brief US tour that included two sold-out stops in New York City. The quartet — consisting of founder Ronny Moorings along with Mojca Zugna, Mario Usai, and Sean Göbel — closed their tour at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn on March 26, and Paivi was there to shoot the show!
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.
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!
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.