Archive for August, 2013

Live Music – Jessie’s Girl @ The Canal Room

80’s trobute group Jessie’s Girl have been a staple at The Canal Room in New York City’s for a few months now, and just recently, they added former American Idol finalist and Rock of Ages lead Constantine Maroulis to the band.  With some funky costumes, a lot of 80s style fun was to be had…


Live Music – The Sword @ The Music Hall of Williamsburg

Having only shot The Sword less than 4 months ago, I was fully ready and prepared for what they were to dish out.  For the most part, this meant focusing on the most active member of the band on stage, Kyle Shutt…


Live Music – Castle @ The Music Hall of Williamsburg

Doom metal, heavy metal, whatever you want to call it, Castle is pretty sweet, and rocks pretty hard.  Ironically, I’ve been seeing a lot of female-fronted metal bands lately, something that used to be few and far between.  With Elizabeth Blackwell bringing the bass groove and some haunting vocals, Castle was quite the treat as the opened for […]


Live Music – The Bayside Tigers @ Canal Room

Being a kid/teenager in the 90s had quite a few fantastic things: Nickelodeon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Beavis & Butthead, and of course, some of the best pop rock every made.  Cover band “The Bayside Tigers” brings not only the loves for that time and its music back in full force, but does it with […]


General Photography – Cross Country Landscape Photography

One of my favorite types of photography other than music is landscape photography. Previously, the furthest that I’ve even driven in my life was from New York to Ohio and back.  When a friend of mine needed to make a cross country trip for a new job, he asked if any friends wanted to make […]


Live Music – Every Time I Die – All Stars Tour 2013

“Another romp with the Buckley brothers and their 3 friends?  Don’t mind if I do!”.  That’s what I said when I had to chance to shoot Every Time I Die on the inaugural date of the 2013 All Stars Tour…


Live Music – Chelsea Grin – All Stars Tour 2013

As the last band on the bill before the headliners for this year’s All Stars Tour, dethcore group Chelsea Grin had a lot of weight of their shoulders to try and get the crowd really pumped and moving…


Live Music – Capture the Crown – All Stars Tour 2013

Making a trip all the way from Australia to the US to participate in this years All Stars Tour came metalcore group Capture the Crown…


Live Music – Veil of Maya – All Stars Tour 2013

Storming the stage of the All Stars Tour, Veil of Maya brought some progressive metal to The Paramount recently, just don’t call it djent…


Live Music – iwrestledabearonce – All Stars Tour 2013

“What the hell am I hearing right now?”, I could hear one of the security guards in the photo pit saying, as iwrestledabearonce played their confusing but wonderful mix of metal, rock, pop, hardcore, screamo, jazz, circus jams, etc., during this year’s first night of the All Stars Tour…


Band Promos – Jessie’s Girl

Jessie’s Girl is an 80’s rock cover group, playing hits like, “Don’t Stop Believin‘”, “Billy Jean“, and even “Ghostbusters“.  When doing band promos for them, my goal was to have each member show a different personality in each shot…