A Good Rogering: My favorite band you’ve never heard of

Photography: Josh Wolfer, Story: Kail Rose Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their 2010 EP, Long Overdue, January 11th saw an absurdly excellent evening of music, rainbow penguins, and rock & roll debauchery with Austin’s own A Good Rogering. One of the few Austin bands I’ve seen more than a handful of times, I’ve yet to witness them perform a less-than-stellar show.  No AGR set is … Continue reading A Good Rogering: My favorite band you’ve never heard of

Spring 2020 Festivals: Must-Sees & Mehs

Innings Festival – Must See This will be our first fest of the decade, and it’s a no-brainer. Held in Tempe AZ (Phoenix area, for those not familiar) from Feb 29-Mar 1 – because where else would you want to be on Leap Year day? With headliners Dave Matthews Band and Weezer, we’re stoked already. But the lineup goes beyond that to include so many … Continue reading Spring 2020 Festivals: Must-Sees & Mehs

G(irl)photographer: New Year’s Resolution

Like most of us, I sat down around New Year and attempted to write out my list of New Year’s Resolutions. They varied from the usual “go running at least three days a week,” “eat healthy” and “drink less wine” (ha… we’ll see how that one goes) to the exceptionally over-ambitious “start an independent media revolution.” But somewhere in-between, sparked partially by my time spent … Continue reading G(irl)photographer: New Year’s Resolution

The Photo Pit: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart

Article by Bernard Cana / Talon Kane Photography Published Jan 3, 2020 on thephotopit.com From The Pit To The Crowd: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart – House of Blues Orlando – Lake Buena Vista FL – December 29, 2019 On November 9, 2014 before I started photographing and reviewing concerts, I attended a show at House of Blues Orlando I would never forget. One of … Continue reading The Photo Pit: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart

G(irl)photographer: My Top Shows of 2019

By: Kail Rose, Published 12/31/19 on G(irl)photographer.com It’s been a wild, jam-packed year. So many amazing opportunities and incredible shows – I’m beyond blessed to have found myself sitting in the pit at each of them, shooting to my heart’s content. As I do every year, here’s a recap of my favorite shows (and festivals) of 2019. All images on this page available for hi-res … Continue reading G(irl)photographer: My Top Shows of 2019

In Flames Set the Culture Room Ablaze

Despite a cold and wet evening, fans were lined up down the block to get into Fort Lauderdale’s Culture Room. The venue, a must-play for any metal act passing through South Florida, was at capacity this evening to see Swedish heavy metal favorites, In Flames. The Swedish sextet, supporting the release of their  thirteenth album, I, The Mask, a masterwork of melodic metal, took to … Continue reading In Flames Set the Culture Room Ablaze

Half Alive packs the Culture Room

The entire venue turned dark. Not a light anywhere, even the empty bars are dark. With the darkness came roars of approval from the largely teenage crowd, and then the opening chords of ok ok?, the smash hit from the Long Beach indie-pop band Half*Alive. With only a single hand-held spotlight to light their faces the trio played their way through a highly choreographed set … Continue reading Half Alive packs the Culture Room