Best Live Music Photography of 2012

Photos of the rock band MUTEMATH performing on the Odd Soul Tour 2012 at Best Buy Theater, NYC. March 8, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. ((Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images))

2013 is right around the corner, and I figure that I should share my favorite images of 2012. Some of these just remind me of special moment or place, others have been published, and there are a few gems that I rediscovered in my archives. Hope you enjoy!

Photos of Spanish singer Natalia Jimenez performing on the En Primera Fila Tour at Radio City Music Hall, NYC. March 24, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. ((Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage))

Photos of the rock band Foxy Shazam performing at Bowery Ballroom, NYC. May 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of Paul Weller of British punk rock band The Jam performing at Best Buy Theater Times Square, NYC. May 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Photos of the band The Roots performing at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the New Orleans Brass Band performing at The Great GoogaMooga festival at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. May 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of singer Amel Larrieux performing at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage gala event, "The Music of Jimi Hendrix", at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, NYC. June 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of funk bassist Bootsy Collins performing for the Blue Note Jazz Festival at B.B. Kings Blues Club & Grill, NYC. June 13, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the rock band Young The Giant performing at Central Park Summerstage, NYC. July 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of Gregg Gillis of Girl Talk performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of the band Matt and Kim performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of the British indie rock band Bloc Party performing at Terminal 5, NYC. August 7, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ WireImage)

Photos of the Israeli trance/ electronica band Infected Mushroom performing "The Unveiling" live at Terminal 5, NYC. August 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of the rock band Green Day performing live at Irving Plaza, NYC. September 15, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Photos of the glam rock band KISS performing live on 'The Tour' at PNC Bank Arts Center in Homdel, NJ. September 21, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the musicians David Byrne and St. Vincent performing live at Beacon Theatre, NYC. September 25, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the band Dispatch performing live on the Circles Around The Sun Tour at Radio City Music Hall, NYC. October 5, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)

Photos of the Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men performing live for Iceland Airwaves Music Festival at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 1, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the band Shearwater performing live for Iceland Airwaves Music Festival at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 2, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the Icelandic band Samuel Jon Samuelsson Big Band performing live for Iceland Airwaves Music Festival at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 3, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the Icelandic band Ojba Rasta performing live for Iceland Airwaves Music Festival at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland. October 31, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the Icelandic band Sigur Ros performing live for Iceland Airwaves Music Festival at Laugardagshollin in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 4, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the rock band Soundgarden performing live at Irving Plaza, NYC. November 13, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ WireImage)

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