Photo Flashback: Starset @ The Fillmore 9/17/19

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Starset performing at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD (Photo by Abdullah Konte)

Starset performed at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD on September 17, 2019 and Hazy Eye Music Media’s contributor Abdullah Konte was there to capture some of the visual magic. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down memory lane with Starset — and Abdullah is our guide.

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Photo Flashback: Hyde @ The Fillmore 9/17/19

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Hyde performing at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD (Photo by Abdullah Konte)

Hyde performed at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD on September 17, 2019 and Hazy Eye Music Media’s contributor Abdullah Konte was there to capture some of the musical magic. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down memory lane with Hyde — and Abdullah is our guide.

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Photo Flashback: Kamelot @ The Fillmore 9/10/19

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Kamelot performing at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD (Photo by Abdullah Konte)

Kamelot performed at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD on September 10, 2019 and Hazy Eye Music Media’s contributor Abdullah Konte was there to capture some of the metal magic. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a trip down memory lane with Kamelot — and Abdullah is our guide.

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Concert Review: GWAR @ Rams Head Live 9/29/19

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Blöthar the Berserker of GWAR performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD (Photo by Andy Jillson)

That’s right kids! GWAR landed at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD on September 29, 2019 and bathed the adoring audience in alien blood, semen, and other bodily fluids. I was there in a white painter’s suit taking pictures — slipping and sliding around in the photo pit like a madman; or in this case GWAR’S human slave pit.

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Photo Flashback: GWAR @ Rams Head Live 9/29/19

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Blöthar the Berserker of GWAR performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD (Photo by Brad Price)

GWAR landed at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD on September 29, 2019 and Hazy Eye Music Media’s contributor Brad Price was there to capture some of the antics. Yep, in this “Photo Flashback” we’re taking a nightmarish trip down memory lane with GWAR — and Brad is our guide.

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Blöthar the Berserker of GWAR performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD (Photo by Brad Price)
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Show Preview: Behind The Lens ft. Mick Rock and Henry Diltz – City Winery DC 10/9/19

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Mick Rock and Henry Diltz

Legendary rock photographers Mick Rock and Henry Diltz will tell the stories behind some of their legendary images during their “Behind The Lens” tour of the East Coast. Presented by Morrison Hotel, the evenings of stories and photography are coming to DC’s beautiful City Winery on October 9, 2019. Both Mick Rock and Henry Diltz will be available to hand-sign some of their most iconic photographic prints, which will be up for sale, during a meet-and-greet after the show.

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Concert Review: Snoop Dogg & Wu-Tang Clan @ Jiffy Lube Live 9/27/19

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Snoop Dogg performing at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA

Rap and hip-hop legends Snoop Dogg & Wu-Tang Clan have joined forces for a celebration of two of the most unique and influential albums of all-time; of course, I’m referring to Snoop Dogg’s Doggystyle and Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Both Snoop Dogg and Wu-Tang Clan dominated the stage and smoked out the crowd at Jiffy Lube Live on Friday September 27, 2019.

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Photo Flashback: Ty Segall & White Fence @ Ottobar 2/25/19

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Ty Segall performing at Ottobar in Baltimore, Maryland

For this Hazy Eye Music Media “Photo Flashback” post we’ll be taking a trip down memory lane with Ty Segall & White Fence. As a rule, I never miss an opportunity to catch a performance by the prolific garage rocker and rock & roll slave, Ty Segall. On this go around he paid a visit to Ottobar in Baltimore, MD on February 25, 2019 with fellow indie rocker and American singer-songwriter Tim Presley (aka White Fence). The venue wreaked of beer and stale cigarette smoke for this gig (I mean more so than usual). The band were drinking beer, the crew were drinking, and a large majority of the crowd were joining along.

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Tim Presley performing at Ottobar in Baltimore, Maryland
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Concert Review: Live @ 9:30 Club 9/16/19

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Ed Kowalczyk of Live performing at DC’s 9:30 Club

One of the biggest “alternative rock” bands to come out of the 1990’s, +LIVE+, stopped at DC’s 9:30 Club recently, and I was there taking photos and reliving a bit of my early teenager years. Live is out on tour again following their 2016 reunion, and the band played an amazing set of songs in front of a frenzied sold-out crowd at DC’s historic venue on September 16, 2019. The 2016 reunion of Live has been well-received by critics and fans alike. The reunion has given the fans a chance to see the band again and/or for the first time and gave the band themselves an opportunity to celebrate this year’s 25th anniversary of, Throwing Copper.

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Concert Review: Gojira @ Knotfest 8/23/19

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Slipknot embarked on a six-week long tour around North America and brought French heavy metal titans Gojira along with them for the ride. Knotfest Roadshow 2019 was without a doubt the summer’s heaviest-hitting metal festival tour. I was fortunate enough to be approved to photograph Gojira and all three of the other bands on the lineup.

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