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Slayer photo galleries updated 42 shows 600+ images

Slayer photo galleries updated 42 shows 600+ images

Slayer photo galleries have been updated. including live photos from  40+ shows through 16 years . I’ve been a Slayer fan   35 years now.   very first show I saw was in 1988. If you   told  I would go on to work over 180 shows with them later in life. I would have said you were crazy. From that first time at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago to shows in Norway and Finland , they never disappoint. 

 I began photographing them in 2003 through EMG Pickups , with a shoot with Kerry before the show and have been documenting the entire sets ever since. Having developed a working relationship with the band and crew has now become nearly 20 years of friendship. I have had the pleasure of shooting them all over the USA and overseas. Worked  with them on festivals including Ozzfest , Mayhem Fest , Knotfest , Rock On The Range , The Big 4 and several of their own headlining tours. My work with the band has been around the world in print with companies like Bc Rich Guitars , Emg Pickups, ESP Guitars , Marshall Amps , Kahler , Fernandes , Celestion , Silly Strings Guitar Shop and others. 

With the band now on their final farewell tour this year I am hoping to hit an even 200 shows before it ends. I will be there for the final show wherever it ends up being shooting their final bow and walk off stage. Do NOT miss one of these shows if it is ANYWHERE near you, you will NOT regret it ! 

You can view the live photo gallery here SLAYER concert photos Chad Lee Photography 

Below is a small handful of some of my personal favorites

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You can also view some of my portrait work with the guys in these links 

Gary Holt Studio Photos – Gary’s first photo shoot with his custom Esp hand painted in his OWN BLOOD 

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Jeff Hanneman Portraits Two sessions with the late Jeff Hanneman for Esp Guitars including inside Slayer rehearsals. 

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Tom Araya Portraits for Esp Guitars

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The Triple Threat gallery Kerry King with Dimebag Darrell and Zakk Wylde – other wise known as ” The Triple Threat”. The ONE and ONLY time these three legends were ever photographed together August 8, 2004 in Houston Texas. 

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Some of my Slayer images used for promotional posters, ads, and product packaging through the years.

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Watch live video footage of Angel Of Death from Helsinki ( I can be seen taking the final photo from Paul’s kit at the end  . 

Stay up to date on ALL things Slater by clicking an of the following links 

Official Slayer website Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube 

 

Rob Zombie Photo Gallery Updated 45 Shows over 400 images

Rob Zombie Photo Gallery Updated 45 Shows over 400 images

Rob Zombie concert gallery has been updated this weekend. Featuring over 400 images from 45 shows over the past 13 years. I have had the pleasure of shooting Rob and the band all over the country starting on Ozzfest in 2002 . Having photographed them on many festivals including  Rock On The Range , Mayhem Fest and Ozzfest . 

My first White Zombie experience was seeing them open for Pantera in Chicago in 1992 . I have been a fan ever since and have made some great friends through the epic journey.

My 20 year career actually is due to my friendship with Rob’s guitarist John 5 . John and I met back in 1998 trading KISS posters . Back 1996 I shot the re union tour , seeing the photos John said ” these are great , you should do this for a living ! ” He and I have remained friends ever since, the rest is history .

You can view the live gallery of Zombie photos here Rob Zombie Live Concert Photos Chad Lee Photography 

 

  John 5 portrait gallery can be viewed by clicking this link

Former Zombie drummer and current Black Sabbath drummer Tommy Clufetos can be seen by clicking this link 

Watch their video for Superbeast 

Follow the band online at the following links Zombie Facebook Official Zombie website Rob’s Youtube Channel Twitter Twitter Instgram 

John 5 Official website John 5 Twitter John 5 Facebook John 5 You Tube  John 5 Instagram

Piggy D Facebook  Piggy on Twitter Piggy D Instagram 

Ginger Fish Facebook  Ginger Twitter Ginger’s Instagram

Some of my images of the band have been used by various companies including Fender Guitars Dean Markley , Samson , Sonor , Zoom , Ahead and others. Those promotional items can be seen here

 

 

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A selection of my personal favorites can be seen below 

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Lamb Of God Galleries Update Live / Portrait Galleries

Lamb Of God photo galleries have been updated. Live concert gallery now has images from 14 shows and over 100 photos. Shots go back to Ozzfest 2004 , as well as Mayhem Fest and Knotfest .

Photos of Mark Morton taken at The Rave in Milwaukee Wisconsin in 2007 have been added to the portrait gallery. Images of Willie Adler taken at his home in Virginia in 2006 and 2009 in Indianapolis on the Metallica tour.

You can view the live photos here : Lamb Of God Concert Photos 

Mark Morton photos can be seen here : Mark Morton Photos Chad Lee

Willie Adler photos can be seen here : Willie Adler Esp Guitars sessions 

A few of my personal favorites can be seen here

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The band’s video for Overlord can be seen here on their official you tube channel  

To stay up to date on all things  Lamb Of God go their official site : Lamb Of God Official

Facebook Lamb Of God Facebook , Lamb Of God on Twitter , Lamb Of God instagram 

Check tour dates for this summer with Slayer and Behemoth Lamb Of God tour dates

 

Anthrax Concert Gallery Updated 300+ Images 27 Shows

Anthrax Concert Gallery Updated 300+ Images 27 Shows

The Anthrax photo gallery of my site has been updated this weekend. The New York thrash metal legends have been one of my favorite bands since the last 80’s. Fast forward 25 years , the guys have become great friends that I have photographed almost fifty times. The latest addition brings the total to 27 shows and over three hundred images online. Photos come from Rock On the Range , Mayhem Fest , Ozzfest , The Big 4 , and several the bands headlining tours. All photos ©Chad Lee Photography. To inquire about licensing , press use or to order custom prints email me here chadleephotography@gmail.com .

Photographs from the above mentioned tours over the past 14 years can be seen here Anthrax Photo Gallery .

 

 

 

 

The bands video In The End pays tribute to fallen hero’s Ronnie James Dio and Dimebag Darrell uses several of my images. You can watch the video here 

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Their video for the classic fan favorite A Skeleton In The Closet can be seen on their official you tube channel 

For all things Anthrax check out the following links

Official Anthrax Website , Anthrax Official Facebook , Official Anthrax Twitter  ,  Official Anthrax Instagram , Anthrax Youtube 

2017 Tour Dates 2017 Anthrax Tour Dates 

Get all your Official Anthrax Merchandise here Anthrax Official Merch 

Band Bio from Wikipedia 

Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene during the 1980s. Of the “Big Four” thrash metal bands (the others being Metallica, Megadeth and Slayer), Anthrax were the only band from the East Coast. As of April 2017, the band has released 11 studio albums, several other albums, and 26 singles, including collaborating on a single with American hip hop group Public Enemy. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Anthrax sold 2.5 million records in the United States from 1991 to 2004, with worldwide sales of 10 million.

Noted for its live performances, Anthrax signed with the independent label Megaforce Records, which released the band’s debut studio album in 1984. Lilker soon left the band to form Nuclear Assault, and was replaced by roadie Frank Bello. Lead vocalist Neil Turbin was replaced after two years by Matt Fallon, who was then subsequently replaced in 1984 by Joey Belladonna. With a new lineup, the band recorded Spreading the Disease (distributed by Island Records) in 1985. Anthrax’s third album, Among the Living, was released in 1987 to critical praise. The band experienced another lineup change in 1992, when John Bush from Armored Saint replaced Belladonna as lead vocalist. Sound of White Noise was released the following year, peaking at number seven on the Billboard 200. Studio recordings during the 1990s saw the band, influenced by other genres, experimenting with its sound.

Anthrax’s lineup has changed several times over their career. The band has had a number of vocalists including Neil Turbin, Joey Belladonna, Dan Nelson and John Bush. Founding member Scott Ian and early arrival Charlie Benante, who joined Anthrax in 1983, are the only band members to appear on every album. Bassist Frank Bello has played on every album, except for the band’s debut Fistful of Metal, which featured Dan Lilker. In 2010, Belladonna returned to Anthrax and has since recorded two more studio albums with the band, Worship Music (2011) and For All Kings (2016)

 A few of my personal favorites can be seen here anthraxcharlie benanteanthrax

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Black Label Society Live Photo Gallery Updated 40 Shows

Black Label Society Live Photo Gallery Updated 40 Shows

BLS PHOTO UPDATE

The Black Label Society photo gallery has been updated now with images from 40 concerts. Over the past 16 years I have over one hundred concerts with the band around the country. Shows on Ozzfest , Gigantour, Rock On The Range, Rocklahoma and numerous others. Images from videos and inside the recording studio to appearances at Namm and The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Tonight’s addition of photos brings the gallery total to over 400 shots since 2001. My photographs of the band have appeared countless magazine around the world. Endorsement ads and posters for Gibson, Emg, Marhshall , Cellestion and more. The multi million selling video game Guitar Hero even used one on the box cover for the first game. 

 In 2005 I did 32 shows across the country with the band  as well as in the recording studio and  tour rehearsals. Images from behind the scenes on the set of the In This River video as well. 

Photos can be viewed on my site under the live photography tab here Black Label Society Concert Photos 

Zakk Wylde is currently on tour with Zakk Sabbath. He will be reuniting with Ozzy Osbourne this year for a summer tour. 

You can keep up with the band at their official website here Black Label Society Official , Official Facebook Official YouTubeOfficial Twitter , Official Instagram , and  Official YouTube . The most recent video can be seen here  

 The current line up of Black Label consists of Zakk Wylde, Jeff Fabb, Jd Deservio and Dario Lorina. 

All photographs © Chad Lee Photography. For media, press, licensing or to inquire about custom prints, please e-mail me directly at chadleephotography@gmail.com 

Black Label Society Photos updated hundreds of images

In what seems to becoming a never ending effort, when time allows I have been going through my archives and adding images from the past of several bands. Most recent gallery to be updated is the addition of literally hundreds of photos of Black Label Society from several shows across the country in 2004, 2005 and 2006 from the spring , summer and fall tours including Ozzfest. That brings the total number of images for viewing now up to 400 from over 30 different shows ! Between 2001 and 2016 I have had the pleasure and honor of photographing the band over 100 times around the USA on and offstage including tour rehearsals, in the recording studio, on the set of videos and more. I will continue to add and share some of my favorite shots from the shows and events over time.

You can  keep up on all things BLack Label here: BLS Official Facebook , BLS official website , Zakk Wylde Official Facebook , Zakk Wylde Official website .

Shop for official BLS merchandise here: Black Label Society Official Merch Store

Purchase BLS music on Itunes – Black Label Society on Itunes

See videos here Official Zakk Wylde Youtube

Zakk’s signature gear Wylde Audio

Over the course of the past 15 years my images of Zakk and other members of the band have appeared in magazines worldwide , posters, t shirts, home dvd’s, catalogs, and even on the box cover of  the multi million selling video game Guitar Hero. Numerous promotional ads for companies that include : Washburn Guitars, Warwick, Emg Pickups, Dunlop, Marshall, Celestion, Tonepros , Pearl and many others.

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A few of my personal favorites

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you can view all of the images here in the Black Label Society concert photos gallery.

 

All images (C) Chad Lee Photography . For press, media, licensing or to inquire about custom prints for your home, office or gift for your favorite fan contact me here:  contact Chad Lee Photography .

Black Label Society photos added from several shows in ’06, ’05, ’04

In what seems to becoming a neverending effort, when time allows I have been going through my archives and adding images from the past of several bands. Today’s update is the addition of over 100 photos of Black Label Society from several shows across the country in 2004, 2005 and 2006 from the spring , summer and fall tours including Ozzfest. That brings the total number of images for viewing now up to 500 ! Between 2001 and 2016 I have had the pleasure and honor of photographing the band over 100 times around the USA on and offstage including tour rehearsals, in the recording studio, on the set of videos and more. I will continue to add and share some of my favorite shots from the shows and events over time.

You can  keep up on all things BLack Label here: BLS Official Facebook , BLS official website , Zakk Wylde Official Facebook , Zakk Wylde Official website .

You can view the Black Label Society live photo gallery here Black Label Society concert photos Chad Lee Photography

Over the course of the past 15 years my images of Zakk and other members of the band have appeared in magazines worldwide , posters, t shirts, home dvd’s, catalogs, and even on the box cover of  the multi million selling video game Guitar Hero. Numerous promotional ads fo companies that include : Washburn Guitars, Warwick, Emg Pickups, Dunlop, Marshall, Celestion, Tonepros, Pearl and many others.

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Here a  few of my personal favorites

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All images (C) Chad Lee Photography . For press, media, licensing or to inquire about custom prints for your home, office or gift for your favorite fan contact me here:  contact Chad Lee Photography .

 

In honor of Halloween season – Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson photos added

In honor of the Halloween season being upon us, in my never ending effort to add old content to the site I have added LOTS of old images of Halloween shock rockers Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson. The Rob Zombie gallery has been updated with images from 9 of the 26 shows I photographed  in various cities  in 2012 on the Mayhem festival, Uproar and Rock On The Range. There are also photos from several shows from 2005’s Ozzfest tour that saw Zombie headlining the 2nd stage. As time allows I will continue to add images from past tours going back to 2004. I have had the pleasure of photographing the band nearly 100 times on and off stage over the past 11 years, including some portrait sessions with John5 , former drummer Tommy Clufetos and Joey Jordison that have appeared in magazines worldwide.

All images (C) Chad Lee Photography – contact me at chadleephotography@gmail.com for licensing/media use or to inquire about custom prints.

You can view the Rob Zombie gallery here: rob zombie live photos

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I have also added Marilyn Manson photos from 2 shows. Photos from one show on the 2001 Ozzfest tour and Manson’s hometown appearance in Columbus Ohio at the 2012 Rock on The Range festival. I have photographed Manson a handful of times starting in 1997, many of them still on film negatives that need to be scanned in. Always an entertaining show, and you never know what to expect .

You can view them here : Marilyn manson photos

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Disturbed gallery updated with images from 9 2011 Mayhem fest shows

As time allows I will continue to add photos of bands from the past 17 years of my career. I have been very meticulous in my archiving , some bands as you may know i have photographed upwards of 50 or more times. You can browse images of each band in order from current to oldest by date separated by year and date of each show !

Tonight , in celebration of their new and 5th #1 album, I have updated the Disturbed live photos gallery.   Disturbed was the headlining act on the 2011 Rockstar Energy drink Mayhem Festival. I photographed 16 of the bands show on this tour from everywhere on stage, to the back of the arenas. Here is a sampling of some of my favorites from 9 city’s across the country. Following this tour the band took what at the time was an undetermined hiatus. It is now 2015 and the beast has awoken. I look forward to working with the guys again next year when the hit the road in support of IMMORTALIZED . Contact me directly for editorial, commercial or promotional licensing, or for one of a kind custom prints.

You can see the new images as well as photos going back to Ozzfest 2003 at the link below ! i will fill in the years over time. Enjoy

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here’s a few samples

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