Beth

Office Assistant

Beth is the latest addition 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

Steven

Reviewer

Steven is one half of the guitar duo in Scottish rock band, Tantrum. Loving nothing more than getting down and dirty on stage with his beautiful white Gibson Flying V in his hand and getting in people's faces. Steven enjoys discovering new music, especially if it's hard and heavy. A lover of hats, cats....and cats in hats, battle jackets and bullet belts. Steven's knowledge of music makes him an asset to the team. 

 

Specialist Areas:

Review Writer

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 

Chris

Reviewer / Interviewer

Chris has been a gig-goer for more than 30 years and has an eclectic taste in music ranging from folk to thrash. He has been a gigging musician for most of his adult life and currently keeps his foot on the monitor as bassist in heavy metal outfit - Too Late To Atone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Areas:

Review Writing / Interviews / Ability to cover a wide range of genres

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

 

Charley

Reviewer / Interviewer

Charley has an absolute passion for live music. He has been a fan of Rock since hearing Iron Maiden in school. An enthusiastic supporter of new music, he is sure to see the support bands at all the gigs he attends, with the hope of seeing a 'stadium-filler' of tomorrow. Along with Morag, he runs a music blog, and has contributed with photos, reviews, and band interviews. Full of passion, and enthusiasm, Charley is a wonderful asset to our team.

 

Specialist Areas: 

Review Writer / Interviews

Morag

Photographer / Reviewer / Interviewer

A passionate supporter of the live music scene, Morag believes this is vital for band development and the future of rock, as it provides an inspiration for many young and developing musicians. Long time music reviewer Morag has been running her own blog, using reviews to encourage gig attendance and photographs to bring the reviews to life.

 

Specialist Areas:

Gig Photography / Review Writer / Interviews / Traditional Rock

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

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

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