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STeel Panther Live Concert Photo Gallery Updated

STeel Panther Live Concert Photo Gallery Updated

 Steel Panther  photo gallery updated,, that now has over 100 photographs from six different shows over the past few years. All images ©Chad Lee Photography .

 You can view the photo gallery here: http://www.chadleephotography.com/portfolio/steel-panther/ 

One of the most entertaining acts on the road and self proclaimed  ” Greatest Heavy Metal Band Ever “. Steel Panther have been selling out venues around the world for years now, and keep turning hits about 3 basic things  Sex, Drugs and Rock And Roll. With hits like Community Property, Death To All But Metal , Asian Hooker, and The Shocker, guys want to BE them, and girls want to be WITH them. If you have a chance to see them live DO NOT MISS IT, you will not be disappointed !

You can stay up to  date with all things Steel Panther at the bands Facebook https://www.facebook.com/steelpantherkicksass/

Here’s a few samples from the gallery of my personal favorites 

Steel Panther

All images (C) Chad Lee Photography : email me at chadleephotography@gmail.com for licensing , media use, or to inquire about ordering custom prints for your home, office or gift for your

favorite fan. 

Artist Promo/Portraits Updated Hellyeah, Gary Holt and Chuck Garric

Artist Promo/Portraits Updated Hellyeah, Gary Holt and Chuck Garric

As always, when time allows I have been going back through my archives of images from the past 20 years and adding content from past shows and shoots to the site.

 This weekend’s update is the the Artist Promo/Portrait/Studio section. Additions include photos to the Hellyeah gallery from four different shoots with the band in 2006, 2007 and 2010. 

Includes never before seen images from the bands first photo shoot that we did in October of 2006 in Chicago over two days for the album cover artwork and press for the debut cd, which landed at #8 on the Billboard charts. 

You can view them here: HELLYEAH photo shoots 

Here is the original image used for the debut album cover 

Stay up to date on all things HELLYEAH related HERE – HELLYEAH OFFICIAL WEB SITE HELLYEAH OFFICIAL FACEBOOK

Another addition are photos of SLAYER and EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt , taken in my studio in February of 2016 on an off night from the Slayer/Testament tour. Gary had just received his new ESP GUITARS custom guitar painted in his own blood by artist VINCENT CASTIGLIA. This was the first shoot he had done with it , and what an amazing piece of art it is ! As a long time fan of both bands it was an honor to have him along with Chuck and Tiffany Billy in the studio followed by some amazing Bbq. 

Photos from this session can be seen here: Gary Holt photo shoot 

Live concert photos of Gary with Slayer can be seen here slayer concert photos 

Photos of Gary with Exodus can be seen here: exodus concert photos 

Here is a shot of the amazing piece of art from the studio shoot as well as one of it live on stage in action at a show in Atlanta later in the year

Final addition is a gallery of photos from a couple photos shoots over the years with friend Chuck Garric , bassist of Alice Cooper and front man of his own band Beasto Blanco that features Alice’s daughter Calico Cooper ! If you have not heard them yet , do yourself a favor and go pick up BOTH of their cd’s ASAP . Best description of Beasto Blanco is that if Motorhead and Rob Zombie had a baby it would be Beasto Blanco. Images from our first shoot together for Esp guitars back in 2007 before an Alice Cooper show as well as photos we took at The SLaughterhouse Haunted House in Nashville in September of 2016 can be seen here : Chuck Garric photos 

Live concert photos of Chuck playing with Alice Cooper can be seen here Alice Cooper photos Chad Lee Photography 

One of the images from the 2007 shoot was also used in a Coffin Case promo ad seen here 

To find out more about Chuck and both bands click here: CHUCK GARRIC OFFICIAL FACEBOOK BEASTO BLANCO OFFICIAL WEB SITE  BEASTO BLANCO FACEBOOK ALICE COOPER OFFICIAL SITE 

All images (C) CHADLEEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM 

eMAIL ME AT CHADLEEPHOTOGRAPHY@GMAIL.COM to inquire about press/media use , licensing or to order custom prints in any size for your home, office, studio or gift for your favorite fan !

 

Avenged Sevenfold Photo Gallery Updated 15 shows

With  Avenged Sevenfold about to hit the road soon for a fall tour and several requests from fans recently, I spent some time going through old images and updated their live photo gallery of the site. With tonight’s addition, there are now nearly 200 concert photos of the band from 15 shows between 2006 and 2011. Photos were taken at venues across the country on various tours including the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival , Uproar and Rock ON The Range. I was fortunate enough to photograph them for the first time back in May of 2006 at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on for Jimmy The Rev Sullivan’s first feature story in Modern Drummer magazine. Always a fun band to shoot with a very theatrical show full of great lighting and lots of pyro !

You can view the photos here: Avenged Sevenfold Concert photos Chad Lee Photography .

Enjoy !

A few of my personal favorites including some of the published photos from The Rev’s Modern Drummer Magazine feature .

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Avenged Sevenfold Official Website

Avenged Sevenfold Facebook

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 .

Dead Daisies Recording studio photos posted

 I had the honor and pleasure of spending a month in the recording studio with The Dead Daisies. Documenting the recording process of their new album Make Some Noise with photos and video. If you are not   familiar with the band, do yourself a favor  and  check them out for some great rock and roll . The band is currently made up of John Corabi, Doug Aldrich, Brian Tichy, Marco Mendoza and David Lowy, a true all star line up. Bands that the members of The Daisies have been a part of include : Motley Crue, Union , Whitesnake, Dio , Billy Idol, Foreigener, Thin Lizzy, Ted Nugent and more !

Through the course of the recording,  daily video updates from the studio were done for social media promotion, as well as interviews and fan questions with the band members.

You can view those on the bands official YouTube channel here: Dead Daisies Recording studio videos .

You can see one of my favorites here as Brian Tichy answers a question from Daisies super fan Doug Aldrich, and yes we filmed this in one take Brian Tichy answers a question from Doug Aldrich

For all Things Dead Daisies : Dead Daisies Official .Com Dead Daisies Official Facebook Doug Aldrich Official Facebook Marco Mendoza Official .Com John Corabi Official Brian Tichy Official  Facebook

Purchase the new Dead Daisies record Make Some Noise and past recordings on Itunes here: Dead Daisies Itunes

Dead Daisies Merch here : Dead Daisies Official Web Store

Here is the link  to view photos from the recording process for Make Some Noise Dead Daisies Photos Make Some Noise in recording studio Chad Lee Photography

Here’s a peak at a few of my favorites

Dead Daisies

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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 .

 

Machine Head photo concert photo gallery updated

Spent some time this past week going through images of Machine Head from past tours going back to 2005, editing and adding some of my favorites to the site.  With tonight’s addition, the gallery now features photos from 23 different shows between 2005 and 2015 in cities all over the country. Many  of the shows are from the 2011 and 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.I have had the pleasure and honor of photographing over 60 shows with the band in the past 12 years. As time allows I will add more to this gallery and others from my archives.

Enjoy !

You can view the gallery here: Machine Head live photos Chad Lee Photography

Here’s a peak at a few of my personal favorites

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To keep up to date on all things Machine Head related :

Machine Head official Facebook , Machine Head Official Site

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 .

 

Alter Bridge photo gallery added from 2005-2014

When time allows I continue to go back through the archives and add images of various artists through the years. Today’s addition is a new gallery of

Alter Bridge live concert photos from four shows . They include Milwaukee from February 2005, Nashville in May of 2011, Rock On The Range 2011, and Louder Than Life 2014.

You can view the gallery here: Alter Bridge concert photos Chad Lee Photography

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You can also view photos of Mark Tremonti from a shoot I did with pre show in Nashville at The Cannery Ballroom here:

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You can stay up to date on the band on their official Facebook page here: Alter Bridge Facebook

Their official website : Alter Bridge official .com

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 .

Farm Rock Nashville Photos Slaughter, Vince Neil, Tom Keifer

Farm Rock

This past   June 3rd and 4th Marathon Music Works hosted the first annual Farm Rock Nashville.      Farm Rock hosts events across the country currently in Nashville, Chicago, Atlanta, Oklahoma and Phoenix .  

Friday Night

Friday night’s lineup featured  Tora Tora , John Corabi , The Nelson Brothers,    Slaughter and Tom Keifer .  The  crowd was treated to sets from all the bands performing.  all your favorite hits from the 80s and 90s. John Corabi performed an accoustic set on Friday and an electric set on Saturday.      Nashville resident Mark Slaughter’s first home town show in nearly a decade. the crowd loved every minute of their set packed with  favorites like Up All Night, Burning Bridges,   and the MTV  HIt Fly To The Angels. Tom Keifer closed the night out with   amazing show. again full of all the crowd favorites like Shake Me, Nigt Songs, Don’t Know What Ya Got Til It’s Gone ,  Ggypsy Road and crowd sing along cover of Prince’s Purple Rain.

Saturday Night

Saturday’s lineup included another lineup full of great retro 80s rock that included sets from Killer Dwarfs , Nashville’s own Thee Rock ‘ Roll Residency which included a guest appearance by Nashville resident Chuck Garric of Alice Cooper and Beasto Blanco . They were follwed by rockin sets from John Corabi, Hollywood’s Faster Pussycat , Vixen , Kix , and a festival ending performance from Vince Neil of legendary rock band Motley Crue who’s set included fan faves like Home Sweet Home, Wild Side, Dr feelgood, Girls Girls Girls, Dont Go away Mad and More.

It was great to see so many people come out both days to enjoy  good old  rock and roll.   Nashville the city is growing   every day, we are no longer   ” that country city”.  more and more artists from the rock world taking residence here.  many of the performers this weekend are residents including Tom Keifer , Mark Slaughter, john Corabi  , nelson and   Chuck Garric. Our rock and metal scene is quickly growing bigger with events like Thee Rock n roll residency . which has seen guests including Robin Zander  , Rex Brown  , dave Elefson  , Halestorm, Whitesnake,  and   more.

 you can view a gallery full of images here: Farm Rock Nashville 2016 photos Chad Lee Photography

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

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A few samples from the weekend

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Some great video footage from the wekeend has also been posted by fans as well

Slaughter –  SLaughter Fly To The Angels Live Farm Rock Nashville

Kix – Kix Dont Close Your Eyes Farm Rock Nashville

I filmed this one – Faster Pussycat Cathouse Farm Rock Nashville

John Corabi – John Corabi Hooligans Holiday Farm Rock Nashville

 

Darius Rucker 7th annual St Jude’s benefit show Charley Pride

Darius Rucker

Monday June 6, 2016 marked the 7th annual Darius & Friends benefit show for St Judes Children’s research Hospital. The lineup include performances  of course Darius Rucker, Locash, Terri Clark, Drake White, Dan Tryminski, Hunter Hayes and a special appearance by the legendary Charlie Pride. Darius joined Pride for the classic Kiss An Angel Goodmorning that had the entire sold out crowd singing. The show also saw the entire lineup onstage for the crowd favorite Wagon Wheel, and the evening closed with Darius doing an amazing job on Prince’s Purple Rain.

The event took place at the newly remodeled Wildhorse Saloon and kicks off the city’s annual Fan Fest that draws hundreds of thousands of country music fans from around the world.

You can view images of all performers from the show here: Darius Rucker & Friends Chad Lee Photography

All images (C)  Chad Lee Photography For licenscing, media, press use or to inquire about ordering custom prints contact me here: Contact Chad Lee Photography

Darius Rucker  , St Jude Children Research Hospital Wildhorse Saloon  Locash Scotty McCreery Terri Clark Drake White Dan Tryminski Hunter Hayes  Charley Pride

Here’s a few of my favorites from the evening

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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.

Previews

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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 .

 

Dimebag Darrell / Damageplan 200 images added for viewing

I’ve been working on a couple of projects this past week that required me to go through my archives of Dimebag Darrell  photos. While doing so I

updated my site with over 200 images from 8 different Damageplan concerts and the final photo shoot Darrell and I did at and near his home in October of 2003 for several of his endorsements including KORG , Dean Guitars , Krank , and DImebag Hardware . I will add more miages as time allows, including Pantera photos from  several tours once I have the old film negatives scanned. I had the distinct honor and pleasure of photographing Dime and the guys through the years numerous times on and off stage. Over the past several years since he was tragically taken from us many of these images have appeared in magazines around the world, posters, shirts, hats and more.

You can view the Damageplan concert photos here : Damageplan concert photos

For now  this gallery features images from 8 shows between April and November of 2004 including 3 shows in Milwaukee, 2 shows in Chicago, Rockford, Madison and Dallas .

Previews

A few of my personal favorites damageplan 2004 11-21 chicago chad lee photography-2846damageplan 2004 7-24 madison chad lee photography-5901damageplan 2004 7-24 madison chad lee photography-5782

You can view nearly 40 images from our October 23, 2004 shoot here, including many never before seen : Dimebag Darrell Chad Lee Photography

Here’s a couple of my personal favorites from this session

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All images (c) Chad Lee Photography

For media, press, licensing or to inquire about custom prints contact me here: Contact Chad Lee Photography

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