Nothing, the Philadelphia-born band led by Domenic “Nicky” Palermo (former hardcore punk vocalist for Horror Show), is the story of a band and a man who has gone through a constant string of adversity but who perseveres in spite of (or perhaps because of) it. That perseverance was evident at the Rock and Roll Hotel on Friday.
Rap-punk duo Ho99o9 collaborated with 3Teeth to release two songs recently — “Time’s Up” and “Lights Out.” The two Los Angeles bands then teamed up for the Lights Out America Tour, which played at Baltimore Soundstage on Sunday!
Boston hardcore band American Nightmare released a self-titled third album on Feb. 16 via Rise Records, the same day they launched a North American Tour. That tour hits Baltimore Soundstage in Baltimore, Maryland, on Friday, March 2.
I anticipated the concert by Anti-Flag at U Street Music Hall on Saturday would be a nostalgia trip. Boy, was I wrong.
Pittsburgh punks Anti-Flag released American Fall, their 10th studio album, last year via Spinefarm. They have launched a co-headlining tour with Stray from the Path, and the two bands perform at U Street Music Hall on Saturday, Feb. 10, for their Silence=Violence Tour.
In June, Municipal Waste released Slime and Punishment, their sixth studio album, via Nuclear Blast, and they launched a companion tour. The band hit 9:30 Club on Sunday, and Paivi was there to photograph it!