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

Alien Weaponry @ The Fillmore, Silver Spring MD, 12/05/2018
Alien Weaponry performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Dec. 5, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

New Zealand trio Alien Weaponry opened for industrial legends Ministry on the younger band’s first North American tour ever at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently. Paivi was there to shoot the show.

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Music Park: Suicidal Tendencies @ 9:30 Club — 9/8/18

Suicidal Tendencies @ 9:30 Club, Washington DC, 09/08/2018 Suicidal Tendencies performs at 9:30 Club on Sept. 8, 2018. (Photos by Paivi; Words by Mickey McCarter)

From the beginning of the show, frontman Mike Muir led his band Suicidal Tendencies through a full frontal assault on the senses of the large crowd at 9:30 Club, and everyone had the time of their lives.

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Don’t Miss: Suicidal Tendencies @ 9:30 Club, 9/8/18

Suicidal Tendencies
Suicidal Tendencies (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

California thrashers Suicidal Tendencies have a lot on their plate right now! Mike Muir aka Cyco Miko (as he’s known on his solo albums) and company will release STill Cyco Punk After All These Years on Friday, Sept. 7, and they will play an anniversary show at 9:30 Club on the very next day! On Sept. 8, Suicidal Tendencies will perform their self-titled debut album in full during their show at 9:30 Club.

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

Testament @ The Fillmore, Silver Spring MD, 07/30/2018
Testament performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on July 30, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Thrash metal band Testament plans to release a new album, their 12th studio record, in 2019. But first — the tours! Testament were one of a number of bands supporting Slayer on their farewell tour. That tour spilled over into a headlining run for tourmates Lamb of God — and Testament is along for the ride!

Testament opened Lamb of God at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Monday, and Paivi got the pix to prove it.

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

Anthrax @ The Fillmore, Silver Spring MD, 07/30/2018
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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Snapshots: Lamb of God @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 7/30/18

Lamb of God @ The Fillmore, Silver Spring MD, 07/30/2018
Lamb of God perform at The Fillmore Silver Spring on July 30, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Over the summer, Lamb of God supported metal legends Slayer on a farewell tour that visited the DC metro area. Earlier this week, the heavy metal quintet from Richmond, Virgina, returned to headline The Fillmore Silver Spring, and they brought along tourmates from the Slayer good-bye show — Anthrax and Testament.

Lamb of God thrashed the hell outta The Fillmore, and Paivi captured the show on film.

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