Every show has it's entertainers, just as every show has groupies and troublemakers, I suppose.
I recently attended a Heavy Metal tribute in Clementon, NJ. The location shall be left unnamed in respect for the establishment which, although employing members involved in the behavior, is not solely responsible for their personal immaturity and irresponsibility.
I'm a photographer and carry some pretty expensive equipment. I would be polite to say that each of the 6 lenses…
It's a long way to the top but if you stop along the way, the journey presents itself with friends and 'buddies'. Friends are the ones you will find are always there for you. The 'Buddy' is that guy that uses you when he needs something and you never hear from him for anything socially significant.
I don't need any 'Buddies'. They encircle you like the leeches they are and only drain your positive energies.
I have been indoctrinated into Heavy Metal. That is not to say that I don't appreciate other venues (no, Rap is not music) but I've heard some very decent bands (I'm not here to promote them, I'm here to promote me).
Recently, Single Bullet Theory acquired a new drummer in Jeff Willet so I decided I should check out his credentials (just like Matt DiFabio of SBT did before bringing him aboard).
I purchased his complete collection called "The Gathering Mist" which is…
I've recently had invites by a few Heavy Metal bands and promoters to photograph local events.
I was never really into Heavy Metal save for Metallica (a no brainer) but, with ear plugs in place and my trusty camera in hand, I've been to a few of these and must admit... there are some incredible talents among these uprising bands.
Never would I say that I am a resource for music talent but I do know what I like. Some bands drown their vocals out either with laryngospasms…