I was asked to shoot Coronary's EP releaseshow and so a dose of death metal was on the cards! My old pals Catastrofear were to open what was a night amongst friends and family with Adamon further warming up the crowd before Coronary came on. Incredible what this three-piece can do with just one guitar and no bass!
OK, OK - I know what you're thinking. Flamenco? Not exactly what Sherv gets up to most of the time... well - there's a first time for everything! La Guita Flamenco - www.flamenco-wien.at - had a performance set up with a Spanish troupe at the Theater am Spittelberg in Vienna and I was asked to take care of capturing it photographically. There were two people making video of the whole thing as well but both had set up straight in front of the very small stage and so were limited in their angles. Luckily I was able to move around. It took me a little while to get into it and understand when to expect exciting movements but once I got the hang of it I think I got some good shots:
What I learned about Flamenco: boy are these dancers fit! And they can make the room shake with the vibrations of their stamping feet! Even though it's not exactly my kind of music I must say I was really impressed.
Dog Eat Dog are currently on tour to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their album All Boro Kings and stopped off at ((szene)) - something I could not miss of course! Opening for them were Time for Pride, Cannonball Ride and No Silence For Sale. I met up with the guys from Cannonball Ride to do some promo before the show and I think we got a couple of good shots around the venue - we used the concert hall and a barricade, the local train station exit and the roof / wall of the backstage area:
They're a great bunch of guys and I really enjoyed working with them and hanging out. I hope to see more of them soon! They were as great live as they had been on the previous occasions I have seen them. Time for Pride also played a great set as always, looks like they are really getting into their new (heavier) direction.
Dog Eat Dog were awesome as always. They played an extra long set and the crowd (quite a lot of people surprisingly for the 1st of May on a beautiful warm evening) just loved it. I had a setlist because there were a couple of songs I was supposed to be ready on stage for specific shots but that all went out the window when John basically let it flow and played things in random order...
In any case it was a wonderful evening once again and I can't wait to see them again next year!
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