Music Park: Fleet Foxes @ The Anthem — 5/18/18

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Fleet Foxes captivates at The Anthem on May 18, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Fleet Foxes made its return last year with the release and subsequent tour for Crack-Up (Nonesuch Records). The record is filled with the same self-reflective lyrics, swelling music, and gorgeous harmonies as the band’s previous two records, but it seems like a more focused record. After six years between Helplessness Blues and the new LP, it’s a refreshed welcome home for this band whose debut album turns 10 years old as of this writing.

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Snapshots: Walking Papers @ The Anthem — 5/3/18

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Jefferson Angell fronts the Walking Papers at The Anthem on May 3, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Seattle’s Walking Papers opened Alice in Chains at The Anthem on Thursday, May 3. Paivi was here to photograph the supergroup, which includes singer-songwriter Jefferson Angell and keyboardist/backing vocalist Benjamin Anderson (both from The Missionary Position).

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Don’t Miss: Alice in Chains @ The Anthem, 5/3/18

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Alice in Chains (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

Metal stalwarts Alice in Chains will release their sixth album this summer via Capitol Records! While they may not yet have new material, the quartet are on tour with a stop at The Anthem in DC this Thursday, May 3.

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Snapshots: William Control @ Vans Warped Tour (Merriweather Post Pavilion) — 7/16/17

William Control @ Vans Warped Tour, Columbia, MD 07/16/2017William Control performs at Vans Warped Tour in Columbia, Maryland on July 16, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

William Control, also known as William Francis of Aiden, is an electronic music project from Seattle. The dark wave rocker has been releasing a series of EPs, most recently Revelations: The Red EP in July via his own Control Records, and he has been on tour with VANS Warped Tour this summer. Paivi caught William Control for some pictures of his performance at Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 16.

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Ticket Giveaway: Sunn O))) @ 9:30 Club, 3/12/17

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Sunn O))) (Photo by Estelle Hanania)

Seattle drone metal band Sunn O))) is launching a tour at the 9:30 Club on Sunday, March 12, and you have an opportunity here to win tickets to see Stephen O’Malley and Greg Anderson bring their very loud live show to DC.

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