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Stone Free Festival In Photographs

Stone Free Festival In Photographs

Not every music lover is automatically an outdoor festival goer. The idea of seeing different bands over a weekend might be appealing, but the prospect of torrential rain, mud, temperatures of 30 degrees, or sleeping in a tent can be enough to stop people from going...

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Roger Hodgson: Over Oslo

Roger Hodgson: Over Oslo

Roger Hodgson ('the voice of Supertramp' as the tagline on his tour posters reminds you) tends to play one or two shows a year in the UK - normally in May at the Royal Albert Hall. I make it an annual pilgrimage, as I love the music and I love the man. This year, the...

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The Darkness Out Of The Shadows

The Darkness Out Of The Shadows

Last week I was lucky enough to photograph The Hollywood Vampires, featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp. With such a star-studded cast, it's no surprise that they occupied the majority of the RockShot photography real estate. But (shhh... don't tell...

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Pop Punk Pile Up In Photographs

Pop Punk Pile Up In Photographs

You might expect a festival to be in a huge field with onsite camping and some large marquees for the bands to perform in for the weekend. But Pop Punk Pile Up took place at The Venue in Selby, a small place with a long bar, on the outskirts of Leeds. Riff Media ran...

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Manic Street Preachers Strike A Chord

Manic Street Preachers Strike A Chord

Thirty-two years after forming in Caerphilly, and some 23 years after being forcibly reduced to a trio following the still unsolved and mysterious disappearance of guitarist Richey Edwards, Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers continue to grow stronger as a unit,...

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Synth Metal Aerobics With Carpenter Brut

Synth Metal Aerobics With Carpenter Brut

If you’re a synthesizer, wailing guitar, thundering drums, 80s horror movie music obsessed type human then you’ve gotta go listen to Carpenter Brut right now! Carpenter Brut is French synthwave artist Franck Hueso who’s currently on tour with latest release Leather...

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Photo Story Frank Turner @ Tunbridge Wells  Forum

Photo Story Frank Turner @ Tunbridge Wells Forum

The Forum at Tunbridge Wells has an enviable reputation for booking the next big thing before it’s the next big thing.  This has resulted in it surviving far longer than most small venues. Being able to get a slot to play there is seen as an endorsement and a possibly...

Stone Sour Are Fabuless At Brixton Academy

Stone Sour Are Fabuless At Brixton Academy

Corey Taylor was 24 when he joined Slipknot. Now he’s 44 and wondering out loud in interviews how much longer his body can meet the physical demands of fronting metal’s most energetic live band. Based on his performance with his other band, Stone Sour, the singer...

Otherkin Up Close & Personal

Otherkin Up Close & Personal

The garage rockers, Otherkin, continue to tear through 2017, setting stages alight with their own brand of adrenaline-pumping joyful chaos. Championed by Metallica’s Lars Ulrich on his Beats1 radio show and having completed three UK tours this year - one headline, one...