Live Review: The Head and the Heart @ The Anthem — 10/3/19

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The Head and the Heart perform at The Anthem on Oct. 3, 2019. (Photo by Matt Ruppert)

Forged in the fires of open mics, born in Seattle’s Conor Byrne’s pub, and ultimately shaped by the trials and tribulations of honest friendship, The Head and the Heart have emerged as something new, something somehow different but still fundamentally the same, as seen at The Anthem recently.

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Live Review: Thunderpussy @ Metro Gallery — 8/11/19

Thunderpussy05_1 Thunderpussy rocks the Metro Gallery on Aug. 11, 2019 (Photo by David LaMason)

I think it’s fair to say I was a fan before I’d even seen them.  Through friends saying, “You have to see this band,” to amazing photos of their live shows, to (and most importantly) hearing that first song off their self-titled debut album, “Speed Queen,” I was hooked.  But I hadn’t witnessed the force that is Thunderpussy a recent show at the Metro Gallery in Baltimore.

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Preview: Heart @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 8/13/19

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Heart (Photo by Anna Knowlden)

Ann and Nancy Wilson have hit the road for the first time in three years with the Love Alive Tour, and the sisters of Heart perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Tuesday, Aug. 13. As an added bonus, Heart brings Joan Jett & The Blackhearts along to open!

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Snapshots: Alice in Chains @ Jiffy Lube Live — 7/31/19

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Alice in Chains performs at Jiffy Lube Live on July 31, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Alice in Chains stopped in Bristow, Virginia, recently to perform several AIC classics. The band are currently on a North American summer tour with fellow hard-rockers Korn, and I was able to see them perform at Jiffy Lube Live! Of course, I brought my camera along, and I was allowed to photograph Alice in Chains from the soundboard for the first three songs.

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