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05 Sep 2015

The Scumbags Tour Official VIP Party

With thanks to my brother (from another mother!) Anthony Allayialis of Eureka Rebellion Trading for the invitation, tonight was the VIP Party for the Scumbags Tour. Plenty of booze was flowing, plenty of kick ass Rock N Roll from local boys Clowns permeated the air and yet another classic Eureka Rebellion Trading shindig was in full swing! No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t get any shots of the barbers who were mingling with the crowd. Berths and Leen […]

09 Apr 2015

Norma Jean Instore Party

Straight from Atlanta, Georgia, Metalcore legends Norma Jean invaded the hallowed grounds of Eureka Rebellion Trading last night for a shindig and instore party before their two Melbourne dates at the Evelyn. The band freely mingled with their fans, signed anything that was shoved underneath their noses and pretty much proved to be a decent set of blokes all round. As is tradition at Eureka, the band signed the shop walls and are now immortalised amongst all the other greats […]

21 Jan 2015

Jesse Leach Spoken Word

Tonight was the night of the spoken word show ‘Memories, Words And Songs’ by Killswitch Engage’s frontman, Jesse Leach. I was honoured to be a ‘part’ of this somewhat, as my photo of Jesse was used throughout the advertising collateral and was available for sale as a strictly limited edition signed print. This was to be Jesse’s first ever spoken word performance so you could feel the slight edge of nervousness within the man and the room just before he […]

27 Mar 2014

Sons Of Anarchy Media Event @ Eureka Rebellion Trading

I was invited to photograph the ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ media event at Eureka Rebellion Trading and what a fantastic night it all proved to be. ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ is hugely popular. There aren’t too many of my friends who don’t watch it even though I just haven’t had a chance to experience it all even if I own a few seasons on DVD. I really need to make the time to watch it all and after last night’s event – […]