Photos: Slayer, American Carnage Tour

Heavier, faster and darker than all the rest. Thrash metal pioneers Slayer stormed Nassau Coliseum on the American Carnage Tour. The band celebrated the 20th anniversary of Seasons In the Abyss by playing the album in its entirety, as well as cuts from their new album, World Painted Blood.

Photos: Alice In Chains, Black Diamond Skye Tour

Seattle heavy metal rockers Alice In Chains pummeled Madison Square Garden on the heels of their new album, Black Gives Way To Blue.

Photos: Pavement, Quarantine the Past Tour

Newly reunited Pavement – arguably the most important American indie rock of the Nineties – played Central Park Summerstage on the Quarantine the Past Tour. After ten years of anxious speculation of a reunion, it was well worth the wait.

Photos: The Sea and Cake

Opening for Broken Social Scene at Summerstage, Chicago jazz-rockers The Sea and Cake created a nice ambiance for a gorgeous summer evening.

Photos: Broken Social Scene

Like most outdoor venues in NYC, Summerstage has a 10pm curfew. When Broken Social Scene hit the stage just before 8pm, frontman Kevin Drew emphatically announced, “We’re here to play our guts out for you and that’s exactly what we’re gonna do. We’ve got two hours and we’re gonna play it right to the end […]

Photos: Janelle Monae

Opening for of Montreal at Terminal 5, visionary funkstress Janelle Monae blew the roof off the joint in support of her electric new album, The ArchAndroid.

Photos: of Montreal

22 costume changes, props, skits and groovy tunes. Indie rock’s favorite fearless freaks of Montreal unleashed a theater-rock extravaganza in support of their latest release, False Priest.

Photoshoot: The Energy

Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at Chris Owyoung’s photo shoot with NYC rockers The Energy at 3rd Ward Studios in Brooklyn.

Photoshoot: The Things They Carried

Just a quick behind-the-scenes look at my buddy Chris Owyoung during a recent photoshoot with Long Island rockers The Things They Carried. This one was shot on-location at an 18th century Quaker meeting house off old Jericho Turnpike.

Photos: KISS, Hottest Show On Earth Tour

Legendary glam-rockers KISS proved they’re still the reigning kings of theater rock with a bombastic, over-the-top performance at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on the Hottest Show on Earth Tour.