Photographing Rockstars, Metalheads, Punks and MCs Since 2012.

Tour Dates

Vancouver

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4/17 - The Planet Smashers
@ Rickshaw Theatre

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4/18 - Dillinger Escape Plan
@ Rickshaw Theatre

4/22 - Drive-By Truckers
@ Vogue Theatre

SOLD OUT

4/24 - Ellie Goulding
@ Orpheum Theatre

SOLD OUT

4/25 - Franz Ferdinand
@ Commodore Ballroom

SOLD OUT

4/26 - The 1975
@ Vogue Theatre

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4/30 - Pennywise
@ Commodore Ballroom

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5/1 - Nile
@ Rickshaw Theatre

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5/2 - George Thorogood
& The Destroyers
@ Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

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5/2 - Metal Alliance Tour
@ Rickshaw Theatre

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5/3 - George Thorogood
& The Destroyers
@ Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

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5/3 - Luke Bryan
@ Rogers Arena

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5/3 - Zeds Dead
@ Commodore Ballroom

5/7 - Iced Earth & Sabaton
@ Venue

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5/11 - Childish Gambino
@ PNE Forum

5/11 - Primal Fear
@ Venue

5/14 - Authority Zero
@ The Media Club

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5/20 - Backstreet Boys
@ Rogers Arena

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5/20 - Hugh Laurie with the Copper
Bottom Band
@ Orpheum Theatre

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5/21 - Foster the People
@ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

SOLD OUT

5/21 - Iggy Azalea
@ Commodore Ballroom

SOLD OUT

5/22 - Die Antwoord
@ Commodore Ballroom

5/23 - Brody Dalle
@ Venue

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5/23 - City and Colour
@ Deer Lake Park

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5/23 - Daughtry
@ Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

SOLD OUT

5/23 - Elbow
@ Commodore Ballroom

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5/24 - Haim
@ Malkin Bowl

SOLD OUT

5/25 - Lana Del Rey
@ PNE Amphitheatre

5/26 - Christina Perri
@ Vogue Theatre

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5/28 - Band of Skulls
@ Commodore Ballroom

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5/29 - Lionel Richie
@ Rogers Arena

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5/30 - Lady Gaga
@ Rogers Arena

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5/30 - Bachman & Turner
@ Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

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6/3 - 3 Doors Down (acoustic)
@ Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

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6/7 - Five Alarm Funk
@ Commodore Ballroom

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6/18 - The Fray
@ Malkin Bowl

SOLD OUT

6/19 - Michael Bublé
@ Rogers Arena

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6/20 - Michael Bublé
@ Rogers Arena

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6/25 - Fitz & The Tantrums
@ Commodore Ballroom

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6/26 - Devo
@ Commodore Ballroom

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6/26 - Michael Franti & Spearhead
@ PNE Amphitheatre

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6/27 - Cher
@ Rogers Arena

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6/28 - Nazareth + Headpins
@ Commodore Ballroom

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6/28 - Queen + Adam Lambert
@ Rogers Arena

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6/30 - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
@ Orpheum Theatre

6/30 - Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts
@ Vogue Theatre

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7/1 - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
@ Orpheum Theatre

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7/8 - New Order
@ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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7/15 - Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band
@ Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

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7/16 - Tori Amos
@ Orpheum Theatre

7/18 - Pemberton Music Festival
@ Pemberton Valley

7/19 - Pemberton Music Festival
@ Pemberton Valley

7/20 - Pemberton Music Festival
@ Pemberton Valley

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8/2 - Rod Stewart & Santana
@ Rogers Arena

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8/8 - Squamish Music Festival
@ Logger Sports Grounds

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8/9 - Squamish Music Festival
@ Logger Sports Grounds

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8/10 - Squamish Music Festival
@ Logger Sports Grounds

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8/21 - Jack Johnson
@ Deer Lake Park

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9/7 - Passenger
@ Malkin Bowl

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9/9 - Katy Perry
@ Rogers Arena

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9/10 - Katy Perry
@ Rogers Arena

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9/20 - Blake Shelton
@ Rogers Arena

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10/11 - 54-40
@ Commodore Ballroom

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10/25 - Gordon Lightfoot
@ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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11/18 - Fleetwood Mac
@ Rogers Arena

Seattle

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4/16 - Black Label Society
@ Showbox SoDo

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4/16 - Chromeo
@ The Showbox

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4/18 - Switchfoot
@ The Showbox

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4/23 - Drive-By Truckers
@ Showbox SoDo

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4/23 - Ellie Goulding
@ Paramount Theatre

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4/24 - Franz Ferdinand
@ Showbox SoDo

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4/24 - The 1975
@ Showbox at The Market

4/26 - The Wanted
@ Showbox SoDo

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5/6 - Stephen "Ragga" Marley
@ Showbox at The Market

5/18 - Kyle Gass Band
@ The Crocodile

5/23 - Tech N9ne
@ Showbox SoDo

5/24 - Tech N9ne
@ Showbox SoDo

5/27 - Black Flag
@ The Showbox

5/27 - Lana Del Rey
@ WaMu Theater

6/17 - The Fray
@ Marymoor Park

6/27 - Fitz & The Tantrums
@ Showbox SoDo

6/27 - Michael Franti & Spearhead
@ Marymoor Park

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6/28 - Cher
@ KeyArena

6/28 - Warped Tour
@ White River Amphitheater

7/1 - Heart
@ Marymoor Park

7/5 - Steely Dan
@ Marymoor Park

7/6 - Steely Dan
@ Marymoor Park

7/8 - Rockstar Mayhem Festival
@ White River Amphitheatre

7/9 - Jurassic 5
@The Showbox

7/10 - Slightly Stoopid
@ Marymoor Park

7/17 - Tedeschi Trucks Band
@ Marymoor Park

7/19 - Cheech & Chong with War
@ Marymoor Park

7/19 - Say Anything
@ The Showbox

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7/19 - Journey & Steve Miller Band
@ White River Amphitheatre

8/1 - Foreigner and Styx
@ Marymoor Park

8/4 - Austin Mahone
@ Marymoor Park

8/12 - Counting Crows
@ Marymoor Park

8/13 - Ray LaMontagne
@ Marymoor Park

8/19 - Rebelution
@ Marymoor Park

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8/29 - Dave Matthews Band
@ Gorge Amphitheatre

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8/30 - Dave Matthews Band
@ Gorge Amphitheatre

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8/31 - Dave Matthews Band
@ Gorge Amphitheatre

9/8 - Jennifer Nettles
@ Washington State Fair

9/12 - Fall Out Boy
Washington State Fair

9/13 - Keith Urban
@ Washington State Fair

9/13 - Linkin Park, 30 Seconds
to Mars + AFI
@ The Gorge

Featured Video

Planet Smashers
“Surfin' in Tofino”

NEWS

[REVIEW] Stone Sour’s ‘House of Gold & Bones – Part 1’

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Stone Sour is no longer Corey Taylor’s side project. The Slipknot frontman may be bouncing around between recording studios, but it’s clear he gives his full effort to every album he records.

His dedication is evident on Stone Sour’s latest album – the band recently released the first half of their two-part fourth studio album. House of Gold & Bones – Part 1 delivers 11 original tracks in the band’s trademark alternative style, contrasting Slipknot’s brasher sound.

Track Listing:

  1. “Gone Sovereign”
  2. “Absolute Zero”
  3. “A Rumor of Skin”
  4. “The Travelers, Pt. 1”
  5. “Tired”
  6. “RU486”
  7. “My Name is Allen”
  8. “Taciturn”
  9. “Influence of a Drowsy God”
  10. “The Travelers, Pt. 2”
  11. “Last of the Real”

The lead single, “Gone Sovereign”, makes the album’s first four minutes heavy and ballsy that carries well into the quick-riffing “Absolute Zero”, which features a blistering pre-chorus and a wicked solo.

“A Rumor of Skin” shows off Taylor’s vocal variety, alternating between aggressive screaming and melodic singing. Part one of “The Travelers” tones down the energy being much slower and acoustic, even providing a glimpse of #8’s sensitive side.

“Tired” carries an almost relaxing melody throughout its riffs and hooks, and while “RU486” starts with some sort of 50s documentary intro, it quickly picks up speed and gets heavier with gang-vocal chorus.

If any song is picked to be the next single, it’s “My Name is Allen”. It’s short, punchy and rockin’, with ominous Rob Zombie-like vocals leading up to the chorus. “Taciturn” again provides a lighter contrast with another ballad-like acoustic song that descends into an electric solo and a third chorus that ends with a dialtone.

There’s a strange, synth-like intro to “Influence of a Drowsy God”, but becomes more electric and layered, showing off Stone Sour’s talent as a cohesive group. Part two of “The Travelers” proves to be louder than its predecessor, leading into “Last of the Real”, a track that shows off Taylor’s range as a singer, possibly another radio hit.

While not of the songs are as aggressive as “30/30-150” or as memorable as “Bother” or “Through Glass”, the first half of House of Gold & Bones is a solid start to the two-part release. This will hold Stone Sour fans over for now, but I’m sure they’re hoping for another fast and wicked big hit with Taylor doing what he does best: scream at the top of his lungs.


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