Snapshots: PIG @ Baltimore Soundstage — 9/10/18

PIG @ Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore MD,  09/10/2018
Raymond Watts performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Sept. 10, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

PIG rocked Baltimore Soundstage recently, opening Killing Joke on the goth pioneers’ 40th anniversary tour! Paivi snapped the show.

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Snapshots: Killing Joke @ Baltimore Soundstage — 9/10/18

Killing Joke @ Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore MD,  09/10/2018
Killing Joke performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Sept. 10, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Killing Joke recently celebrated 40 years of trailblazing goth rock at Baltimore Soundstage. Paivi shot the band in action!

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Snapshots: Aurelio Voltaire @ Union Stage — 8/19/18

Aurelio Voltaire @ Union Stage, Washington DC, 08/19/2018
Aurelio Voltaire performs at Union Stage on Aug. 19, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Goth Renaissance man Aurelio Voltaire released Heart-Shaped World, his 11th studio album, in 2017 via Projekt Records. He dropped by Union Stage to play some new music on Aug. 19, and Paivi got some pictures!

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Music Park: Tiny Cat Dark Music Festival @ Black Cat — 8/3-8/4/18

Hante. @ Black Cat, Washington DC, 08/03/2018 Hélène De Thoury of Hante performs at Tiny Cat Music Festival on Aug. 3, 2018. (All photos by Paivi Salonen. Words by Mickey McCarter)

Working Order Records, home to DC’s own synthpop duo Technophobia, held its first Tiny Cat Dark Music Festival to celebrate “dark electronic music” over the weekend at Black Cat. By any measure, the first edition of Tiny Cat was a wild success, drawing 10 bands of remarkably different soundscapes together over two nights of immersive music.

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Snapshots: In This Moment @ UMBC Event Center — 7/31/18

In This Moment
In This Moment performs at the UMBC Events Center on July 31, 2018. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

In a spectacular display of visual and auditory stimulus, gothic metal band In This Moment brought its unforgettable show to the UMBC Event Center in Baltimore, opening Halestorm. In addition to the smoke and lights of a traditional concert, In This Moment used set changes, face and body paint, many different masks, costume changes, and a stage covered with multiple crosses to capture the attention of their fans.

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