Beth

Office Assistant

Beth is one of the latest additions to our growing team, and is helping us out in the office with the admin, and maintaining of the website. She is new to the music world and eager to learn about all the new bands that we deal with daily.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Areas:

Administration

Andy

Photographer

Andy has had  a passion for photography since childhood and has photographed everything from landscapes, burlesque and pole, weddings and events to gigs. With a wealth of experience and plenty of experimenting, Andrew discovered that gig photography is where his heart lies. Focusing on this medium for a couple of years now, we are delighted to have him join our team. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Areas: 

Gig Photography

Dan

Reviewer

Dan is a guy who lives and breathes his music. A music lover from a young age. Dan gets his musical fix through an ongoing search for new bands/artists to enjoy as well as constantly gigging with his own Bluesy Rock band, These Wicked Rivers. Dan's musical adage is 'I'll give anything a listen once' and this is backed up by his love of all kinds of musical talent and genres. Folk, Metal, Rock, Punk, Trance, Acoustic, Blues and everything around the edges. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Areas: 

Review Writing / Metal / Rock / Punk / Blues 

Will

Reviewer

Having spent all of his teens in the smallest venues, scoping out the most exciting up-and-coming bands he could find, Will has decided to take early mosh retirement and can usually be found at the back of the pit hunting for the best view. With a passion for talking, reviewing live performances seemed like a logical step to take and he's really excited to be a part of the DTF team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Areas:

Review Writing / Black Metal / Death Metal / Doom Metal / Groove Metal / Hardcore

Marty

Photographer

Marty has been photographing gigs since 2004 and has well over 1000 individual shows under his belt including festivals such as Download, Steelhouse, Ramblin Man to name a few. Marty’s work is very sought after, as his images have appeared in the likes of Classic Rock, Guitar Player, Drummer magazine not to mention having appeared on over 50 album covers. Marty has worked closely with Journey, Joe Bonamassa, FM and many others. Like us, Marty is a passionate supporter of new music and we are so blessed to be the first outlet that he has been officially affiliated with. His talent, experience and expertise is a valuable asset for us to have and we look forward to getting him #DownTheFront

 

Specialist Areas:

Gig Photography

 

Jan

Photographer

Jan has been a regular gig goer for 40 years and still enjoys discovering new music. A combination of a vibrant music scene in East Anglia with a return to the camera as a creative weapon of choice has fuelled his passion for gig photography. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Areas:

Gig Photography

Michael

Photographer / Reviewer

Michael is a lover of rock music and has been playing in bands for over 30 years, during which time he toured with Dare, Thunder & Ian Gillan. Band photography is his passion and he has recently done shoots with Mason Hill, The King Lot & Concrete Kingdoms. Michael has a wealth of experience and music knowledge to bring to the team.

 

 

Specialist Areas:

Gig Photography / Review Writer / Blues / Rock / Metal

Maria

Reviewer

Maria has a passion for live music and supporting those bands new to the scene. It is this type of passion that Down The Front was founded upon, and the passion that fuels us to this day. Maria is therefore a great asset to the team. She can be found 'Down The Front' at many gigs, usually with phone in hand and a smile on her face.

 

 

 

 

Specialist Areas:

Review Writer / Classic Rock / Alt Rock / Sleaze / Southern Rock

Gareth

Reviewer

Gareth has a wide variety of music tastes but his main passion is for rock and metal. He has recently enjoyed the resurgence of 'classic' rock sounding bands, such as Samarkind and Bigfoot as well as numerous others. In terms of previous reviews, he has contributed to various websites as well as running his own music blog and working on his own book charting the history of heavy metal.

 

 

Specialist Areas:

Review Writer / Rock / Metal / Classic Rock

Terry

Photographer

Terry has been a music fan for as long as he can remember and enoys watching upcoming artists as much as established ones. His work has been used both by up and coming bands and local media outlets, in which he has covered various gigs and festivals. In addition to concerts he also specialises in sports photohraphy and can often by found on the touchline at National League football grounds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Areas:

Gig Photography

Anthony

Photographer

Currently under construction

Steve

Photographer

In 1992, Steve began to shoot established acts as official photographer for his local venue and for regional press at larger shows. He went on to study photography full-time and receive commissions from bands, labels and PR. In 2009, he was shortlisted in the NME Photography Awards, and in 2011 he won the Gibson Sonisphere Photography Competition, before contributing to a London agency for 3 years. Since 2012 his work has been published by the likes of Guitarist, The Independent, BBC, Evening Standard, Classic Rock, Planet Rock, Guitar World and used in publicity for artists such as Joe Bonamassa, Whitesnake, Black Label Society, Europe, Glenn Hughes and Michael Schenker.

 

Specialist Areas:

Gig Photography

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