Live Review: Integrity @ Metro Gallery — 1/11/19

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Integrity performs at Metro Gallery in Baltimore on Jan. 11, 2019. (Photos by Rashad Polk)

Hardcore legends Integrity, originally based in Cleveland, established a loyal following by releasing influential metalcore albums and consistently putting on memorable shows since the 1980s. Over the weekend, Integrity stopped by Metro Gallery for two sold-out headlining shows. The turnout on night one of the all-ages shows proved that Integrity continues to draw new fans.

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Snapshots: Tenacious D @ The Anthem — 11/7/18

TenaciousD Tenacious D performs at The Anthem on Nov. 7, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Acclaimed comedic rock duo Tenacious D, comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass, performed to a capacity crowd at The Anthem recently when they were in town to promote Post-Apocalyto — The Series and The Album.

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Music Park: Tremonti and Seether @ Rams Head Live — 9/18/18

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Mark Tremonti leads his band, Tremonti, through an energetic performance at Rams Head Live on Sept. 18, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen) 

Rams Head Live in Baltimore came alive this past Tuesday night as Tremonti rocked the venue along with headlining performance by Seether.  It was a full house at Rams Head and it was clear that a lot of people were interested in seeing Tremonti perform!

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Music Park: Godsmack @ Jiffy Lube Live — 8/19/18

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Godsmack performs at Jiffy Lube Live on Aug. 19, 2018. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

The deep drumming that opens the title track and first song on the new album, When Legends Rise, immediately fills you with the sense of impending doom, as many Godsmack songs tend to do. This made for the perfect opening song for Godsmack’s performance at Jiffy Lube Live on Sunday. A quick transition into a heavy guitar riff, and 15 seconds into the night, there is no doubt that Godsmack has put forth another powerful, rib-crushing album.

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

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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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Music Park: Halestorm @ UMBC Event Center — 7/31/18

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Lzzy Hale fronts Halestorm at the UMBC Event Center on July 31, 2018. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

One of the most powerful voices in rock and metal today is owned by Lzzy Hale. On Tuesday night, she put that voice on full display for a crowd of excited fans at the UMBC Event Center at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

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Snapshots: Anthrax @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 7/30/18

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Anthrax performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on July 30, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

In 2016, Anthrax celebrated 35 years as a band, and released For All Kings, their 11th studio album, via Megaforce/Nuclear Blast. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Chart, and #9 on the Top 200, becoming Anthrax’s highest-charting album in more than two decades.

Blasting out of that commercial success, Anthrax have been touring hard for the past two years, recently opening the farewell tour for their metal comrades in Slayer, and now doing the same for Lamb of God. Anthrax lit up The Fillmore Silver Spring on Monday in their tour with Lamb of God, and Paivi shot the show.

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