Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – Garage rock singer-songwriter Ty Segall, who released his ninth album, Ty Segall, on January 27th, 2017 via Drag City, which was produced by Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies, PJ Harvey, Mogwai), and which followed up his 2016 album, Emotional Mugger, on January 22nd, 2016 via Drag City, performed at the Fox Theater in Oakland, … Continue reading
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – The 2016 Art of Rap Festival on July 24th at the Warfield in San Francisco featured performances by Public Enemy, who released their thirteenth album, Man Plans God Laughs, on July 16th, 2015 via Spitdigital, Ice-T, who released a new album with heavy metal band Bodycount titled Manslaughter on June 10th, … Continue reading
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – Gainesville, Florida-based southern rock band Mudcrutch, who is best known for being the band that introduced Tom Petty to fame, and who released their second album, 2, on May 20th, 2016 via Reprise, performed at the Fillmore in San Francisco on June 19th.
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – Chicago-based pop-punk band Fall Out Boy, who released their sixth album, American Beauty/American Psycho, on January 16th, 2015 via Island, performed at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on March 27th with Los Angeles-based indie rock band Awolnation, who released their second album, Run, on March 17th, 2015 via Red Bull … Continue reading
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – Pittsburgh-based punk rock band Anti-Flag, who released their ninth album, American Spring, on May 26th, 2015 via Spinefarm Records, which followed up their 2012 album, The General Strike, performed at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco on March 1st.
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – Huntington Beach, CA-based ska punk band Reel Big Fish, who released a Christmas-themed EP called Happy Skalidays on December 12th, 2014, which followed up their 2012 album, Candy Coated Fury, which featured guest vocals from Coolie Ranx, Brian Klemm, Julie Stoyer, and members of Sonic Boom Six, performed at The Fillmore in San Francisco on … Continue reading
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – The “A Tribute to Green Day’s Dookie” event took place at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA last night, which featured an appearance by Grammy-winning pop-punk band Green Day, along with local bands from different genres covering one song each from Green Day’s classic album Dookie. Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf also presented a proclamation to Green Day and … Continue reading
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – UK punk rock band The Adicts, who released their newest album, All the Young Droogs, on September 11th, 2012 via DC-Jam Records, performed at The Fillmore in San Francisco on January 24th.
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – Iconic punk rock band Rancid, who released their eighth album, …Honor Is All We Know, on October 27th, 2014 via Hellcat/Epitaph, which serves as their first album since 2009’s Let the Dominoes Fall, and their second album to feature its current line-up of Tim Armstrong, Lars Frederiksen, Matt Freeman and Branden Steineckert, performed at The Warfield in … Continue reading
We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concert photos of 2015. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where the gig was the highlight of their year; for some, their list represents a culmination of 2015’s hard work; and others select clear stand-outs amidst the transforming process of … Continue reading