Joe Strummer by Peter Anderson/ The Hell Gate- image is copyrighted, not for use without permission. To license this image, and other images of Joe Strummer, go here.
It’s been 10 years since Joe Strummer suddenly died at his home from a heart defect. It’s seems like yesterday and decades ago at the same time. The folks at Strummerville have done a wonderful job over the past ten years keeping Joe’s memory and legacy alive. Take a look to see all of the celebrations and concerts going on world wide to honor Joe.
Vessel by Tom Spray/The Hell Gate- image is copyrighted, not for use without permission
Portraits and live photography from early 2012 are available here.
Photo courtesy of Pat Graham
Just got back from London and we were thrilled to catch up with many of our photographers across the pond. Wanted to thank our photographers Sophie Jarry, Sonny McCartney, Pat Pope, Jamie Beeden and Pat Graham for meeting us and inspiring us. More to come about our trip later this week, but for now, here’s just one of the many things we discussed over lunch with the insanely awesome Pat Graham- tattoos- more specifically tattoos of one of your photos… We’ve seen plenty of band logo ink, but this is on another level.Talk about homage. Talk about complicated copyright! It’s pretty rad regardless.
Beastie Boys & Run- D.M.C. by Peter Anderson / The Hell Gate- image is copyrighted, not for use without permission Truly saddened and shocked to hear this news.
John Peel by Jamie Beeden/ The Hell Gate- image is copyrighted, not for use without permission
Great news today for all music lovers- John Peel’s record collection will be made available online. It’s an Arts Council funded project, set to be made available in May. That’s over 25,ooo vinyl albums, not to mention singles and CDs, along with personal notes and video interviews… Read all about it on The Quietus. It’s an important gift to give to any fan of music, and kudos to his widow Sheila Ravenscroft for backing the project and making available this amazing collection “to his fans as he would have wanted.” We have a feeling our record collection is about to triple come May.
Anthony Keidis by Travis Shinn/The Hell Gate- image is copyrighted, not for use without permission
Originally shot for Guitar World magazine. Images available here for licensing.
Pearl Jame by Steve Gullick/ The Hell Gate- image is copyrighted, not for use without permission
To celebrate its 20 year anniversary this September, Pearl Jam is planning a Labor Day weekend festival at the Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, WI. Pearl Jam will headline every night, along with a hand-picked line up that includes some of its favorite acts and friends such as The Strokes, Mudhoney, Queens Of The Stone Age and John Doe. For more information on the event, including a complete line up and pre-sale information, go here.
Along with the Labor Day festivities, deluxe re-releases of Vitalogy, VS., and of course Ten, will be available in September. The Cameron Crowe documentary, which is Crowe’s “love letter” to the band, will also be available and airing on PBS October 21st.
It’s a career worth celebrating, and Pearl Jam are doing it in an interesting, intimate way, something their devoted fans will surely appreciate.