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Posts Tagged ‘hard rock’

Megadeth at the Wellmont Theater

Megadeth at the Wellmont Theater

The Wellmont Theater, Montclair, NJ, 11.29.2013 – Photos of heavy metal royalty Megadeth at The Wellmont Theater on November 29, 2013.


All That Remains at The Wellmont

All That Remains at The Wellmont

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 5.2.2013 – Live music photos of heavy metal band All That Remains opening for Volbeat at The Wellmont Theatre on May 2, 2013.  Click through for the photos.


Volbeat at The Wellmont Theatre

Volbeat at The Wellmont Theatre

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, May 2, 2013 – Live music photos of Volbeat, touring in support of their latest release ‘Outlaw Gentleman and Shady Ladies’ at The Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ on May 2, 2013.  Click through for all the photos from the show.


letlive at Irving Plaza

letlive at Irving Plaza

Irving Plaza, NYC, 1.15.2013 – Photo of the letlive concert opening for Underoath at Irving Plaza in NYC on January 15, 2013.


Photos: Soundgarden played Irving Plaza

Photos: Soundgarden played Irving Plaza

Irving Plaza, NYC, 11.13.2012 – Soundgarden is back with their first new record since the 1990s and they celebrated with an intimate show at NYCs Irving Plaza.  Check out my photos by clicking through the break.


Photos: Blue Oyster Cult at Best Buy Theater

Photos: Blue Oyster Cult at Best Buy Theater

Best Buy Theater, NYC, 11.05.2012 – Rock legends Blue Oyster Cult put on a special 40th Anniversary show that featured the band’s current line-up as well as a special reunion of the original Blue Oyster Cult line-up in what was a historic show at Best Buy Theater.  Check out the pics from the show and […]


Photos: Rush at Prudential Center

Photos: Rush at Prudential Center

Prudential Center, Newark, NJ, 10.20.2012 – Rush, the band with the label “Greatest Band not to be in the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame” showed a sold-out Prudential Center in Newark that not being in the Hall doesn’t mean they aren’t legends.  The 3 piece brought in a string section for their second set […]


Photos: Dead Sara at Terminal 5

Photos: Dead Sara at Terminal 5

Terminal 5, NYC, 9.19.2012 – Dead Sara was the first act on a 3 band bill followed by Neon Trees and The Offspring.  They obviously treated it like a headlining act and won over just about everyone in the crowd who was waiting anxiously for The Offspring.  Check out my photos of Dead Sara from […]


Photos: Pearl Jam at Made in America

Photos: Pearl Jam at Made in America

Made in America, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 9.2.2012 – Pearl Jam headlined Day 2 of the Made in America festival in Philadelphia and fans in the front “row” took their spots at 11am in order to be close to their heroes when their set started at 9pm.   Joined by Jay Z, another collaboration was […]


Photos: Volbeat at Orion Music + More

Photos: Volbeat at Orion Music + More

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, 6.24.2012 – Volbeat played a mid-day set at Metallica’s Orion Music + More festival that featured the band’s heavy metal sound along with a cover of both Johnny Cash and Dusty Springfield.  Check out my pics of Volbeat at Orion festival by clicking through the link.


Photos: Van Halen played Madison Square Garden (MSG) 2.28.12

Photos: Van Halen played Madison Square Garden (MSG) 2.28.12

Madison Square Garden, NYC, 2.28.12 – It was a day that many Van Halen didn’t think would actually come again.  They’ve tried this before.  Getting the band back together.  Could David Lee Roth successfully come back to lead the band he fronted through some of the greatest hard rock is history?  Well, for now he […]


Photos: The 2011 Year in Review

Photos: The 2011 Year in Review

Well folks, 2011 is in the bag and I can not thank you enough for the support this year.  2011 saw some amazing milestones including the launch of irocktheshot.com and I could not have hit any of these without your support.  So I wanted to take a look back at 2011 and pull out some […]


The Gaslight Anthem & Bruce Springsteen at Convention Hall 12.09.11

The Gaslight Anthem & Bruce Springsteen at Convention Hall 12.09.11

Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ, 12.09.11 – I chased rumors of Bruce Springsteen appearing at various venues all summer in 2010 and once came close to capturing him.  And one of those times was at The Gaslight Anthem show at the Stone Pony Summer Stage.  Yes, I was shooting the show anyway, but once someone […]


Photos: Chris Cornell at The Count Basie Theatre 11.22.11

Photos: Chris Cornell at The Count Basie Theatre 11.22.11

Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ 11.22.11 -I’ve shot Chris Cornell 5 times at this point.  4 times on his solo tour and once with Soundgarden.  Oh wait, I mean 5 times this year.  And 3 times it rained.  Hard.  For a guy whose roots lie in Seattle.  On this night it was a 3 […]


Judas Priest at Izod Center

Judas Priest at Izod Center

Izod Center, East Rutherford, NJ, 11.18.11 – Judas Priest’s farewell Epitaph World Tour, which has seen them headline major arenas, rock festivals, and an appearance with James Durbin on American Idol, made a stop at New Jersey’s Izod Center one last time.


Photos: The Pretty Reckless at Terminal 5 11.1.11

Photos: The Pretty Reckless at Terminal 5 11.1.11

Terminal 5, NYC, 11.1.11 – On the last stop of their support for Evanescence in the US, before they hit the road for Europe for a month and then return to the states to open for Guns and Roses, The Pretty Reckless stopped in to 56th street at Terminal 5 to feature their new release […]


Published: Chris Cornell “Songbook V1” Album Art

Published: Chris Cornell "Songbook V1" Album Art

Town Hall, NYC 4.13.11 – I traveled in to Manhattan to Town Hall for a show I was very much looking forward to.  Chris Cornell, front man for hard rock band Soundgarden, solo and acoustic.  Yeah, it had me intrigued as well.  We were told to shoot songs 7, 8, and 9 only.  When Chris […]


Photos: Chevelle at The Wellmont Theatre

Photos: Chevelle at The Wellmont Theatre

The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ 10.13.11 – Night 2 of my 3 night run at The Wellmont found me shooting Bush on a 3 band bill with Chevelle being the second band of the night.  Touring to promote their upcoming release, Hats Off to the Bull , Chevelle brought its brand of hard rock to […]


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