Posts Tagged ‘Ottobar’

Piece of Work: Chris Suspect’s “Backstage, Ottobar, Baltimore, MD”

Suspect’s style—high-contrast black-and-white images—recalls the look and feel of the hardcore scene’s rise in the 1980s.

Photos: Priests at Ottobar

 

When the Creators of Veep Vetted Magrudergrind

Sunday marks the premiere of Veep, the HBO comedy series that stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the vice president of the United States, and in the coming days there will no doubt be a slew of stories recalling the show's filming in the area. The Baltimore Sun had one great tale involving a scene filmed at Ottobar: Veep [...]

Photos: Jucifer @ Ottobar

The husband/wife duo of Amber Valentine and D.C. native Edgar Livengood, aka Jucifer, don't really tour so much as they live their lives on the road. Of the many bands out there that seem to tour constantly, Jucifer probably has them all beat. So it makes sense that their live show is a completely different [...]

Photos: The Acacia Strain and Bleeding Through @ Ottobar

Seems like a lot of interesting metal shows are hitting Baltimore this spring but not D.C. Case in point: The Acacia Strain at the Ottobar last Thursday. Although pigeonholed as metalcore, much to their chagrin, this band plays a brutal, complex brand of death metal that's pretty far from the dumbed-down stuff that "metalcore" often [...]

Photos: The Dillinger Escape Plan @ Ottobar

The first track on The Dillinger Escape Plan's latest album is called "Fix Your Face." This title likely refers to what anyone who attends their concerts will need to do at some point during the set. For instance, myself: about three-quarters of the way through DEP's insanely intense show at the Ottobar last night, guitarist [...]

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