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Alice Cooper / Halestorm Nashville photos added

Alice Cooper / Halestorm Nashville photos added

The current Alice Cooper / Halestorm tour came through Nashville over the weekend. Being hometown to Joe, Lzzy and Josh of Halestorm and Chuck Garric of Alice’s band, they played to a sold out crowd. Performing blistering sets , full of hits and classics at the iconic Grand Ole Opry.

Halestorm

Opening the show was Motionless In White ,with a 60 minute set from the Halestorm. Featuring a handful of songs from their Vicious cd  and favorites including, Love Bites, I Get Off, and more.   15 years ago i 1st saw them opening for Shinedown.     been a fan since and become friends   and seen countless shows. Sunday’s   , I saw an older, wiser ,  refined band . While they have always put 110% into their performances ,   this new tour this is a well oiled   machine.    no longer the young band finding their way, they are Grammy winning ,   road warrior   rock stars. From an early age , knew what they wanted , busted their asses, and went for it . on the way to a very long career at the top of their game. Watching them not change one bit as they have gained popularity and success . Treating every fan they same as they always have, making sure everyone feels loved and appreciated. After all , it truly is the fans that make a band,  they love each and every one of them. Living in the same city,   Joe and Lzzy are regularly out and about  supporting local bands,   performing  clubs as often as possible. Apparently their is hope for the future of rock and roll !

Photos of Halestorm from the August 4 show here in Nashville as well as 11 other shows  Halestorm live concert photo gallery .  

  photos of Lzzy Hale from  studio sessions we have done  r can be seen here Lzzy Hale Portrait gallery Chad Lee Photography

Music & Arts did a video interview during our shoot for the cover of their 2015 gift guide at my studio . 

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Music & Arts 2015 gift guide – Lzzy Hale cover taken at Chad Lee Photography Studio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alice Cooper

Closing the show Sunday was the King Of Shock Rock Alice Cooper .    Alice has certified himself as a timeless rock and roll icon . Having  a catalog of 27 studio albums, 48 singles, 11 live albums and 12 video releases , Grammy winner and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame  inductee . With no end in site , I highly suggest getting out to see this tour if it hits your area. Continually reinventing himself, this year’s stage show is everything a fan could want and more. Full of classics and a castle on stage with all the antics you know and love and new props and gags. His current touring lineup includes Glen Sobel, Ryan Roxie, Tommy Henriksen , Chuck Garric and Nita Strauss. The band is tight as can be and on fire. 

As a young child in the mid 70’s Alice’s album Killers is the first 8 track tape  I remember lifting from my mom’s collection. I was instantly hooked, and have been a fan ever since. In October of 2002 I had the honor and privilege of photographing my first concert with him in Milwaukee Wisconsin at The Rave . 

Sunday’s show

Putting on a 90 minute show, many of today’s younger bands can’t touch this 71 year old legend. Performing fan favorites like School’s Out, Billion Dollar Babies ,Under My Wheels and 17 others. Solo’s from all members, giant monsters, babies and the crowd favorite guillotine beheading , if you haven’t seen a show, do yourself a favor. Closing the fun filled set was the anthem School’s Out featuring Joe Hottinger and Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, with snippets of Another Brick In The Wall. Giant balloons, bubbles, and crowd covered in confetti Alice brought the show he is known for. Putting bands half his age to shame, lots of artists have stolen from , and imitated his act, even more should learn from it !

   Alice joined his band at an intimate venue The Basement East on an off day under the name The Goon Squad and surprised the crowd with a rare appearance. This the third time he has done this here in Nashville. A consummate professional that truly enjoys performing.

Photos from last weekend’s show and others can be seen here Alice Cooper Live photo gallery

Some of my personal favorites 

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2019 tour promo video 

Chuck Garric / Beasto Blanco

Since that first show I have shot 10 more shows thankful to my friend Chuck Garric , Alice’s incredible bass player. Esp Guitars sent me out to do a photo shoot with Chuck for advertising in 2007 while still living in Chicago. We had a great shoot , images from it ended up being used in several ads for Esp and Coffin Case . Chuck and I hit it off that night , stayed in touch and reconnected when him and his wife moved to Nashville in 2013. An amazingly talented bassist, guitarist and vocalist, now with his solo band Beasto Blanco , that also includes Coop’s daughter Calico . Chuck , much like Joe and Lzzy can be seen regularly out and about in town and plays regularly with local bands, and events. 

Beasto Blanco video for Live Fast Die Loud 

Photos of Chuck’s band Beasto Blanco can be seen here Beasto Blanco Live photo gallery

Images  studio sessions we have done   can be seen here Chuck Garric Portrait gallery

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Alice official website Halestorm official site Beasto Blanco official site

 

 

Disturbed photo galleries updated 30 shows 2002-2016

Disturbed photo galleries updated 30 shows 2002-2016

Disturbed photo galleries updated with 30 shows from 2002 – 2016. 

Over the past 16 years I have been fortunate enough to watch a few guys from Chicago gain huge success. I am proud to call the guys friends and family. Having done over 100 shows from 2001 to current date. Images in the gallery include Mayhem fest , Ozzfest , Uproar Fest, Rock On the Range and others.  

 The band has released six studio albums, five of which have consecutively debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Only two other artists have achieved this Dave Mathews and Metallica. To this day the guys are all as humble as they were on their first Ozzfest tour in 2000. 

You can view the entire gallery here: Disturbed Photos Chad Lee photography 

You can keep up to date om all things Disturbed at the following links

Official Facebook , Official YouTube,  Twitter , Instagram , Official band website

purchase Disturbed on ITUNES

See the bands chilling version of the classic Sound Of Silence now over an astonishing 200 MILLION views below

Disturbed Sound Of Silence

Some of my personal favorite images can be seen below

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David on stage with our brother Dimebag Darrell

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Feeling the heat on stage with Mike

 

All images ©Chad Lee Photography

Email me at ChadLeePhotography@gmail.com to inquire about licensing, or custom prints for your home, office or gift. 

 

 

 

In This Moment – Photo Galleries

In This Moment – Photo Galleries

One of my favorite bands to shoot in the world is most definitely In This Moment. It has been a truly unique experience watching the band evolve from what was in the beginning, an opening stage act on Ozzfest to what is now a band headlining their own national tours . 

Their image has been a constant evolution, that continues to grow each year. Their concerts have become come well known for the several costume changes and on-stage imagery that constantly changes through their performance. After having spent several tours together and many other events, I am honored to consider them great friends.

My portfolio of In This Moment has has been updated with all of the individual photo galleries from the fourteen shows that I have photographed, including several festivals such as the Mayhem Festival, Rock On The Range, Welcome To Rockville and Louder Than Life.  

You can view over one hundred concert photos from several shows at this link:

 In This Moment photo gallery 

In This Moment are currently signed to Atlantic records and are in the writing process for their sixth studio album. They just rolled out on what is sure to be the first of many tours this year. Past albums have spawned crowd favorites like “Gun Show,” “Blood,” “Adrenalize” and numerous others.

In This Moment is sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks, Schecter Guitars and EMG Pickups.

You can keep up with the band at their official website here: In This Moment Official , Official FacebookOfficial TwitterOfficial YouTube , and Official Instagram . 

 Their most recent video for the single “Big Bad Wolf” can be seen here on YouTube:

In This Moment’s lineup consists of Maria Brink, guitarist Chris Howorth, bassist Travis Johnson, guitarist Randy Weitzel and drummer Kent Diimmel. 

 

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 .