Whitney Peyton’s Return to the Vortex

Whitney Peyton made her return to The Vortex in Akron, Ohio this past Friday. For guests coming to see her, artists preparing to perform, and workers preparing for the busy evening it was going to be quite a memorable event. Artists on the bill for the night were Mettal Maffia, HB the Grizzly, Bella J, Casey Xans, Bolic, The Knightheart, Ducky, Big Toke, and Uncle TJ. Let me tell you everyone was excited for this...

Right Turn Clyde at Steamworks Creative 11-5-21

Another photoshoot, another new to me venue. This time, I was checking Facebook after work when I saw a request to cover a show the same night because a photographer had to drop off at the last minute. I saw that the show was happening at Steamworks Creative, a venue that I had on my bucket list. So I looked at the time and had about 2 hours until show time, Next, I checked the...

Crash Army: A Mine Hauntingly Fun Time

This past Friday, I found myself witnessing a new band at a venue that I never expected to be photographing at. The band is rock/grunge band, Crash Army. The venue that I didn’t expect to find myself at was Tour-Ed Mine, masquerading as The Haunted Mine. After a little bit of a rocky pre-show setup, Crash Army put on a “spirited” show featuring both covers and originals to a small crowd that got bigger as...

An Evening at Radioactive Events Center 9-17-21

I ventured into a new to me venue again last evening. This time I entered the Radioactive Events Center, LLC in Kittanning, PA to see 4 bands that I’ve never seen before. Tomorrow, When kicked things off with this one man attack of the stage. Surprising me when he pulled out a trumpet to play along to his backing tracks! Up next was another band that I heard for the first time and hopefully not...

An Inside View – Ritual Of Ether Merch Shoot, “Lights, Camera, Die”

**TRIGGER WARNING** Some images from this shoot contain a theme of self harm, sacrifice, death and blood. Readers may wish to skip the video and gallery portion at the bottom of the page if they are sensitive to these types of images. Bella is fine, we promise. This past week our models Ravyn and Bella Rotten did a shoot with Red’s Photography, owned and operated by our model Miss Red, in tribute to music artist...

Sounds from The Vortex

Saturday July 24, 2021 a variety of acts came together to perform at the Vortex in Akron, Ohio thanks to Dread Metal Promotions in collaboration with several other acts from the Erie, PA area. Our newest concert photographer, David J. Huthmaker caught every memorable moment at this event! Check out the artist pages, their music and photos from the show! MadClock  HeartAttack Kid  Lil’ Marie  Dead Rappers Society Sean Forrest Fog

A SOLD OUT Crowd in Jacksonville Florida Rocked Out with 10 Years

Jacksonville Florida’s Jack Rabbits was SOLD OUT this past Sunday night for the band 10 Years. The show was opened up by local favorites, BLEEDING IN STEREO! Go listen to them on your streaming platform of choice. They’re sure to become a favorite of yours as well. As you can see in these photos, 10 years did not disappoint. They performed many favorites including; The Shift, Fix Me, Beautiful, Without You, Shoot It Out, Wasteland...