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From The Pit To The Crowd: Slayer with Lamb of God and Behemoth

Friday, July 21st, Slayer, Lamb of God, and Behemoth made their way to the St. Augustine Amphitheater in St. Augustine, FL to thrash their fans’ faces off. St. Augustine is known for it’s historic locations like Castillo de San Marcos, the Old Jail, and the

From The Pit To The Crowd: Chicago Open Air – Day 2!

Saturday, July 15th was Day 2 of Danny Wimmer Presents Chicago Open Air. It was a warm, bright, sunny day when I arrived at Toyota Park. I checked in at the media area to meet up with the other photographers. Everyone was in good spirits

From The Pit To The Crowd: Chevelle with Black Map and Dinosaur Pile-Up

Wednesday, July 19th was a special day for House of Blues Orlando attendees as Chevelle finally made their way back into town. It had been a few years since the band visited us and when fans found out they were returning, they came out in

From The Pit To The Crowd: Styx and REO Speedwagon with Don Felder

Tuesday, July 18th, the MidFlorida Credit Union Ampitheatre in Tampa, FL was blessed to have the iconic bands of Styx and REO Speedwagon making a stop on their United We Rock Tour. Don Felder is joining the tour in support of the bands. Styx and

From The Pit To The Crowd: Chicago Open Air – Day 1

July 14th through July 16th, Bridgeview, IL at Toyota Park, home to the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, became the home to one of the biggest Danny Wimmer Presents festivals called Chicago Open Air. This year 70,000 fans, media, and 40 rock and metal bands descended

From The Pit To The Crowd: Doyle with Davey Suicide

On June 6th the Haven was visited once again by Davey Suicide providing support for Doyle. The ex-Misfits guitarist’s solo band was on tour for the new album ‘Doyle II: As We Die’ and The Haven was one of the tour stops. When I got

From the Pit to the Crowd: September Mourning with Meka Nism – AGAIN!

WINTER PARK FL – June 1st the Orlando music crowd was blessed once again with the touring band September Mourning and local favorite Meka Nism teaming up once again to rock us out. It would be the third time covering both bands and the second

From The Pit To The Crowd: Ghost

On June 11th the Swedish band, Ghost, was opening for Iron Maiden on the Book of Souls tour at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL. I was fortunate enough to acquire photo credentials for Ghost. The band led by Papa Emeritus (vocals) and the Nameless

From The Pit To The Crowd: Skillet with Devour The Day and The Reality Of Yourself (T.R.O.Y)

Thursday, June 8th had a sold out show at House of Blues Orlando for the headliner Skillet. The band has performed in the Central Florida area over the past few months and this was an opportunity I was not going to miss. When I arrived