I accidentally strolled into a brutal BEATDOWN gig in Manchester

Being home in the UK has had some real ups and downs. It's cold AF, the days are really short and everybody I know has had at least 14 children despite being out of the country for only a few years. On the upside, the beer is great, the people speak English and thanks to … Continue reading I accidentally strolled into a brutal BEATDOWN gig in Manchester

I Blagged Entry to the Heaviest Band I’ve Ever Seen

My friend Rohanna had been pestering me for months to buy a ticket to the Meshuggah/Thy Art is Murder gig and I kept telling her that I was definitely going to buy one (I didn't). The day of the gig finally came and I figured I actually wanted to go. I messaged a couple of … Continue reading I Blagged Entry to the Heaviest Band I’ve Ever Seen

80 Images to Remind Myself That 2016 Wasn’t Bad

2016 was a bad year for a lot of people for a lot of different reasons. I can safely say that my 2016 did not end positively but what I can say about 2016 is that it was the first year that somebody besides myself took my photography work seriously. It was the first year … Continue reading 80 Images to Remind Myself That 2016 Wasn’t Bad

A Brief Chat With C(r)ooked Royals’ Lee Mackley

The other night a friend of mine invited me to a bands first ever gig. I spoke to Lee a while back and he told me that he had been shitting it for a few weeks. He told me how he had somehow wrangled his way as the (scream) vocals of a band having had … Continue reading A Brief Chat With C(r)ooked Royals’ Lee Mackley

Auckland’s Underground Music Scene is Thriving

On Friday I met with an English friend whom I met in Brisbane when I first arrived in Aus, he's been in Auckland a short while and has already slipped himself into the NZ music scene, inviting us to a gig his friends were playing at we found ourselves in the heart of the Auckland … Continue reading Auckland’s Underground Music Scene is Thriving

Bring Me The Horizon Know How To Hype a Crowd (Video)

Before BMTH steps on stage, a steward in a fluorescent green waistcoat steps onto stage and announces that he must highlight some health and safety information, unsurprisingly his utterance was received with a hail of boo's by the crowd who were already covered in bruises from Alexisonfire who played prior. What followed was a fantastic … Continue reading Bring Me The Horizon Know How To Hype a Crowd (Video)

I Went to Soundwave Festival Sober

I never thought getting drunk at a festival would be difficult I went to a Punk/Metal festival with the hopes of capturing some interesting people, two things that I have learned over the weekend: I should buy a new lens for my camera because the majority of photos I thought would turn out great weren't … Continue reading I Went to Soundwave Festival Sober

A Short Trip With Nick Jones

On Saturday our friend Nick Jones started a new job driving a Green Taxi. Apart from having to put down a large deposit on the bike (no jumping them off ramps) they seem like the perfect job for backpackers, getting healthy and meeting new people. Nick invited me and Donna to take a ride on … Continue reading A Short Trip With Nick Jones

Metal/Punk Bands Fucking Love Koalas

2019 Edit: I appear to have lost these images, something I didn't realise I had done. Oops. They weren't very good anyway. Who knew? Me and Donna went to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary which was fucking awesome albeit slightly expensive ($33 entry and $16 for a photo opportunity with a Koala). We got to hold a Koala, … Continue reading Metal/Punk Bands Fucking Love Koalas