Snapshots: Anthrax, Behemoth, Lamb of God @ Jiffy Lube Live — 6/10/18

anthrax-2 Anthrax performs at Jiffy Lube Live on June 10, 2018. (Photo by Ben Eisendrath /Instagram+Twitter: Insomnigraphic/GrillworksBen)

Slayer recently said goodbye in a farewell tour at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia, and the thrash metal legends brought along friends — including Anthrax, Behemoth, and Lamb of God — to rock the night away with them. Ben Eisendrath was there to photograph hair and fingers flying as the four bands kicked ass on their guitars.

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Music Park: Ghost @ Warner Theatre — 5/20/18

Ghost @ Warner Theatre, Washington DC, 05/20/2018 Tobias Forge fronts Ghost at the Warner Theatre on May 20, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

At one point in the show, Tobias Forge, vocalist for Swedish heavy metal band Ghost, conducted one of many costume changes into a tuxedo and returned to rapturous applause. Well, he initially returned a bit unnoticed with the din of doom metal upon the stage, but he cheekily demanded and received a re-entrance, where the audience gave him his due.

“You caught me completely off-guard!” Tobias exclaimed in mock surprise during the sold-out show at Warner Theatre on Sunday.

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Music Park: Jonathan Davis (of Korn) @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 5/17/18

Jonathan Davis Jonathan Davis performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on May 17, 2018. (Photo by Chris R. Smyth)

Beneath a flood of red light, Jonathan Davis, best known for being the lead singer of Korn, brought his performance to The Fillmore Silver Spring. One week in advance of the release of his new solo album, Black Labyrinth, Jonathan and his band performed the new album nearly in its entirety.

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Music Park: Myles Kennedy @ Baltimore Soundstage — 5/16/18

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Myles Kennedy performs at Baltimore Soundstage on May 16, 2018. (Photo by Chris R. Smyth)

Myles Kennedy has one of the more distinct voices in hard rock today. While the rock landscape is full of rough, low-end singers, Myles’ voice is higher in register, similar to guys like Axl Rose and Bruce Dickinson. On Wednesday night, looking much more youthful than his nearly 50 years of age, dressed in a black button down shirt and sleeveless white undershirt, and playing in front of a simple black curtain imprinted with The Year of the Tiger logo, Myles put his voice on full display, playing a solo acoustic show for a sold-out audience at the Baltimore Soundstage.

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Don’t Miss: Jonathan Davis of Korn @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 5/17/18

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Jonathan Davis (Photo courtesy Press Here)

Jonathan Davis, frontman of Korn, will release his debut solo album, Black Labyrinth, on May 25 via Sumerian Records. Prior to that, he will perform at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Thursday, May 17.

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Snapshots: Bullet for My Valentine @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 5/6/18

Bullet For My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on May 6, 2018. (Photo by Chris R. Smyth)

Welsh hard rockers Bullet for My Valentine will release Gravity, their sixth studio album, via Search and Destroy and Spinefarm Records on June 29. On the road to the record release, BFMV performed at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sunday, May 6, and Chris Smyth took some pictures of the show.

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