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Favorite Music Photography of 2015

Photos of Skrillex performing live during the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival at Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, NY. August 23, 2015. Copyright © 2015. Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)As we ring in another new year, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my favorite images from 2015. From backstage portraits at Sonar in Iceland, to the first-ever Billboard Hot 100 Festival, and a couple assignments for Rolling Stone, it was a great year. Here are just a few of my favorite live music photos of 2015! Continue reading

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Photos: Slash feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – World On Fire Tour 2014

Photos of Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performing live on the World On Fire Tour 2014 at Laugardalshöll in Reykjavik, Iceland. December 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014. Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Guitar slinger superhero Slash has long been on my music photographer bucket list. His monster riffs are legendary. His look is so iconic…the top hat, curly fro, leather and his Gibson Les Paul. When I heard Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators were coming to town on the World On Fire Tour 2014 there was no way I was going to miss it. I was thrilled to finally have to chance to photograph this icon! Continue reading

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Photos: Kaleo @ Gamla Bíó

Photos of the Icelandic rock band Kaleo performing live at Gamla Bíó in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014. Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Rock ‘n’ Rollers Kaleo are on fire lately. They’ve been getting a ton of local radio air play, they played a packed prime time slot at Harpa Concert Hall this past Airwaves and they’ve recently been announced for the 2015 Eurosonic Noorderslag bill. In short, they’re poised to become Iceland’s next big thing. Don’t be surprised if Kaleo arrives on the international stage very soon. Continue reading