Yesterday morning was when Spring began for me. After weeks of seeing Mama Dove atop her nest–neatly protected by the living wall just outside our
Some my favorite red carpet photos are ones I don’t usually submit to agencies or publications. It’s understandable that some aren’t the kind of images
Handsome lad, isn’t he?
Ian Gillan House of Blues Anaheim, California September 14, 2006 I snapped this photo at HOB Anaheim during Ian’s ‘Gillan’s Inn’ solo tour. A double-live
It has long been a fact that Jeff Beck is a guitar player’s guitar player. It must have been over 45 years ago when I
After being dry docked for a couple weeks due to Covid and experiencing a couple challenging setbacks that took the wind out of my sails–my
I’ve seen a lot of explosive surfing over the years–in the water and from shore. It’s fun to put on a long lens and take
This photo of Hilary Duff is from the 2006 Children’s Choice Awards at the Hollywood Palladium. I think this was my first real red carpet
Going through the tens-of-thousands of images I’ve amassed over the years, I’ve found some really beautiful shots in my music photography archive. Some of the
I love the “Dio Years” of Black Sabbath. When Ronnie joined the band in ‘79 and the ‘Heaven and Hell’ album was released in 1980,
There will always be that sparring debate over which band has been the most influential in the world of hard rock.
Summer rock festivals are here.
I just see it as a good omen.
It goes without saying that someone who makes people happy will be missed when they die. Truly, Taylor Hawkins is one of those someones. Taylor
David Lee RothVan HalenJuly 14, 2015Irvine MeadowsIrvine, CA
“She asked me why the singer’s name was Alice. I said, listen baby, you really wouldn’t understand.”
Surfer: unidentifiedLocation: undisclosed
Yesterday was a day to remember.
35th Annual Santa Barbara International Film FestivalJanuary 18, 2020Santa Barbara, California
Three bands: X, Los Lobos, and The Blasters, embodying the authentic cultural diversity that is the true LA, brought live music to the Pacific Amphitheater
Dirty HoneyDirty Honey LPDirt Records L.A.-based rockers Dirty Honey have been generating a healthy following via the ol’ DIY, work-your-ass-off ethic since the band’s inception
March 19, 2021Griffith ParkLos Angeles, California I had just left Dodger Stadium, getting the first of two-shot vaccine thing. Not in a hurry to get
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Don McLean’s American Pie, the established singer-songwriter’s most celebrated and commercially successful album. Vintage Rock interviewed McLean, who
I’m always on the lookout for this. Hermosa BeachFebruary 13, 2021Taken with GoPro 9
Andy TimmonsMarch 10, 2016Ventura Majestic Theater
I’m obsessed with waves. Even with the ones that go left. The Holy Grail, for some, is a lofty and elusive thing. For me it’s
Eddie Van HalenJuly 14, 2015photo: Steffens
Billy Sheehan and Eric Martin Mr BigJune 23, 2017Canyon ClubAgoura Hills, California Missing the things we took for granted? What I’d give to see live
Zakk Wylde Black Label SocietyOctober 22, 2011Glen Helen AmphitheaterSan Bernardino, CAOne of my all-time favorite guitarists and stand-up comedians, Father Zakk’s presence—on and off the stage—is
Had to hear it and had to see it the way Dirty Mac did it. Here’s your “supergroup.”
On January 14, 1980, Canadian rock trio Rush released its seventh studio album, Permanent Waves. The band’s previous three records, 2112, Farewell to Kings, and Hemispheres, respectively, embodied progressive
In this clip Van Halen really brings it to Oakland, playing three tunes from ‘Fair Warning.’ This was my favorite period of their career. If