Live Review: Combichrist @ Baltimore Soundstage — 4/22/19

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The powerful electro-industrial metal band Combichrist stopped at Baltimore Soundstage recently while on their  “One Fire World Tour,” and I was there taking photos and rocking out. Combichrist, led by Norwegian vocalist Andy LaPlegua, played an intense set of songs consisting of hard-hitting male aggro-infused industrial beats, electronic mastery, and plenty of punk rock attitude and nightmarish theatrics.

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Snapshots: Ministry @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 12/5/18

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Ministry performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Dec. 5, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Industrial metalheads Ministry have been touring their AmeriKKKant album for so long, they swept back through the DC area for a second taste of it at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently. Paivi shot the show.

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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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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: Ministry @ Rams Head Live — 4/23/18

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Al Jourgensen fronts Ministry at Rams Head Live on April 23, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

There is nothing subtle about Ministry. From the start of their show at Rams Head Live in Baltimore on Monday, frontman Al Jourgensen and his motley crew took straight aim at President Donald Trump with songs from new album AmeriKKKant, released in March via Nuclear Blast. The resulting 15 songs of industrial metal satisfied the black-clad crowd in attendance to seek a salve to unspoken wounds.

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Snapshots: Ministry @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 10/19/17

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Al Jourgensen fronts Ministry at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 19, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

In the run-up to releasing new album AmeriKKKant via Nuclear Blast in March 2018, industrial metal giants Ministry destroyed The Fillmore Silver Spring on Thursday, Oct. 19 while on tour with Death Grips. Paivi was there to shoot the show.

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