DES ROCS

Concert Photos Des Rocs from New York, NY A photo recap from the Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights, OH. Packed house of 150 made it tough to get close for these point and shoot photos. Thought I captured some of the fun in this small B&W series. A bit noisy due to not using my […]Read More DES ROCS

BLACK PISTOL FIRE

Concert Photos Black Pistol Fire originated in Toronto, Ontario, Canada A high energy show from this Canadian born band was a sight to see. Cleveland Heights’ own Grog Shop was the host. Crossed this one off the bucket list (after about 7 years), and yes, my bucket list includes many bands that are not regularly […]Read More BLACK PISTOL FIRE

GLASS ANIMALS

Concert Photos Glass Animals from Oxford, England Some photos from my coverage for Splice-Mediagroup.com. Shot at Nautical Stage in Cleveland, OH. A colorful fun, but challenging shoot, due to the full bright video screen located behind the band. Full set and article on Splice.Read More GLASS ANIMALS

Monster Dolls

Photo Session Monster Dolls from Cleveland, OH Here is a preview of the first released headshots from our recent shoot with Monster Dolls. Shot on location at The Electric Company in Mansfield, OH. Gear List – Canon 6D with Sigma 24-70 2.8  |  LED Par Can Lighting  |  Black Rapid Double Breathe  |  Photoshop Raw […]Read More Monster Dolls

Ace Frehley

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Ace Frehley from The Bronx, New York City, NY Sitting at home with the recently released KISS Alive II album (yes kids, this was WAY back in the seventies). Unfolded and set up so the inside gatefold would mimic being at a live concert. This is how I remember getting into one […]Read More Ace Frehley

Baroness

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Baroness from Savannah, GA Hard rock metal. Just the right amount of ultra heaviness for my taste. Baroness has been on my radar for a fairly short amount of time actually. I was able to pick up a signed copy of the Purple album a couple of years back, and […]Read More Baroness

Deafheaven

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Deafheaven from San Francisco, CA Black metal. Actually Blackgaze. A sonic mashup of shoegaze instrumentals and black metal guttural vocals. Another dimly lit stage and heavy as hell delivery on stage, I went with the flow of things. Some photos were really dark, but it shows exactly what the fans saw. […]Read More Deafheaven

Zeal & Ardor

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Zeal & Ardor from Basil, Switzerland A very interesting band with an awesome sonic landscape. They have some radio-ready music but did not play any of that during their set tonight. I assume that was to keep closer to the black metal that followed them. bathed in very dark light I […]Read More Zeal & Ardor

Reverend Horton Heat

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Reverend Horton Heat from Dallas, TX Photoshoot and Concert Review for Splice-MediaGroup.com at the Beachland Ballroom and Tavern in Cleveland, Ohio on December 1, 2018. Finally. It was my third attempt to cover The Rev. A bucket list act of mine skirted me last time as their gig in Columbus was canceled […]Read More Reverend Horton Heat

Junior Brown

Photo Shoot and Concert Review Junior Brown from Austin, TX Photoshoot and Concert Review for Splice-MediaGroup.com at the Beachland Ballroom and Tavern in Cleveland, Ohio on December 1, 2018. This was a nice extra band I got to photograph. Being a Junior Brown fan going clear back to Semi-Crazy, I was fired up for this. His playing […]Read More Junior Brown