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Posts Tagged ‘Metal’

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.


Metallica at the Apollo Theatre

Metallica at the Apollo Theatre

Apollo Theatre, Harlem, NY, 9.21.2013 – Photos of the legendary Heavy Metal band Metallica at the legendary Apollo Theatre for SiriusXM Radio’s special subscriber event in Harlem, NY on September 21, 2013.


Photos: Slash with Myles Kennedy at The Wellmont Theatre

Photos: Slash with Myles Kennedy at The Wellmont Theatre

  The Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ, – Slash, continuing to establish himself as a hard rock guitar god even after Guns ‘n Roses, played with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators to a sold out house at The Wellmont Theatre.  Check out my photos of the ever top hat wearing Slash below.


Photos: Ghost at Orion Music + More

Photos: Ghost at Orion Music + More

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, 6.24.2012 – Ghost was a band I heard about, but until they stepped on stage at Metallica’s Orion Music + More festival I couldn’t really grasp what I was about to experience.  Ghost creeped me out.  And like a dad explaining a scary part of a movie to his young […]


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: The Sword at Orion Music + More

Photos: The Sword at Orion Music + More

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, 6.23.2012 – The Sword was introduced by Rob Trujillo and was one of the few bands to draw the attention of 2 members of Metallica at the Orion Music + More festival when James Hetfield was seen standing stage right to watch the show.  Check out my pics from their mid-day set […]


Photos: Metallica at Orion Music + More – Day 1

Photos: Metallica at Orion Music + More - Day 1

Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6.23.2012 – Metallica, headlining their inaugural Orion Music + More festival at Atlantic City’s Bader Field, headlined day 1 with Ride the Lightning in its entirety.  Click through the check out the pics from their nearly 2 1/2 hour closing set.


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 […]


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: Incubus at PNC Bank Arts Center 9.04.11

Photos: Incubus at PNC Bank Arts Center 9.04.11

PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ, 9.04.11 – Touring in support of there first album in 5 years, “If Not Now, When?”, Incubus rolled the bus through shore traffic to make a stop at PNC Bank Arts Center, or how the old timers still call it, The Garden State Arts Center.


Photos: Megadeth at Mayhem Festival

Photos: Megadeth at Mayhem Festival

PNC Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 7.27.11 – With almost 30 years in the game, metal legend Dave Mustaine and Megadeth easily kept pace with the “kids” they shared the main stage with.  Megadeth was the second headliner on the main stage at Rockstar Energy Drink  Mayhem Fest this year, and is preparing for their “Big […]


Photos: Deftones, being supported by Dillinger Escape Plan and Funeral Party, at Starland Ballroom – 5/11/2011

Starland Ballroom, May 11, 2011 – You always hear photographers complain about lighting, and I am one of them.  Photography is simply capturing light, so bad light means tough photography, and this night was one of those nights.  It’s the missed photos that eat away at us the most.  This night had long periods of […]


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