Following The Smashing Pumpkins on tour

The Smashing Pumpkins have been one of my favourite bands for years and I’ve been lucky enough to be able to follow them on tour a number of times and shoot some of their shows. Since we’re leading up to their next Australian tour for Soundwave Festival, I thought I’d share some of my favourite images I’ve taken on their tours from 2008, 2010 and 2012. If you’d like to see more, you can view them on my Flickr.     2008 ‘Zeitgeist’ Tour I’d seen Billy Corgan play live at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne in 2005 for his …

The Living End Retrospective Tour 2012

It’s been one year since The Living End’s epic Retrospective Tour around Australia. The band played each of their six studio albums in full with seven shows in each state – except for Victoria, where the demand was so high in their hometown of Melbourne that they had to stay for eleven. The Corner Hotel has always been one of my favourite Melbourne venues, so I wasn’t going to miss the chance to go to nearly every show. To be able to watch one of my favourite bands at my favourite venue night after night was basically a dream come …