greg C photography is owned and operated by Greg Cristman, a/k/a Greg C, a New York, NY based concert and event photographer. Greg has been taking concert photos since 1971 when he first shot Frank Zappa & The Mothers at Stony Brook University.
Over the years Greg’s photos have been used on album covers, t-shirts, posters, buttons, advertisements, DVD’s, books, TV shows and movies as well as in Rolling Stone, Crawdaddy, New York Times, NY Daily News, Village Voice, The Washington Times, Newsday, Time Out, DownBeat, Musik Express, Metal Hammer, Terrorizer, Decibel, Culture Asylum, Brooklyn Vegan, Pitchfork, Stereogum, ProSound News, Joonbug, Guitar Connoisseur, Invisible Oranges, JamBase, BV Austin, BV Chicago, Cvlt Nation, Atmostfear Entertainment, Blogcritics, Seattle PI, The Bone Reader, Next Mosh, Horns Up Rocks, NYC Taper, Re-Gen Magazine, HiFi Cartel, Brainwashed, All Things Go and many other magazines, newspapers, websites and fanzines. Greg is currently the Photo Editor at Invisible Oranges, Assistant Photo Editor at BrooklynVegan and Staff Photographer for BrooklynVegan, Invisible Oranges, Terrorizer, Next Mosh & Bone Reader. He’s photographed and designed several album covers the latest being Little Annie & Paul Wallfisch’s Genderful which was released in May 2010 on Southern Records. His photographs have also appeared on many recordings the most recent being Blackburner’s Planet Earth Attack released in September 2012 on Cleopatra Records and Blood Ceremony’s The Eldritch Dark in July 2013 on Rise Above/Metal Blade Records.
Greg has always been involved in some facet of the music industry from running his own fanzine, Task, to being a Stage Manager working with many international level acts including Peter Gabriel, Hot Tuna, Bob Seger, Charlie Daniels, Renaissance, Billy Joel, McGuinn, Clarke & Hillman, Outlaws, Boston, Liv Taylor, Sea Level, Woody Herman, Art Garfunkel, Pure Prairie League, Rick Derringer and The Dictators. Greg was also the original bassist of hardcore band Fatal Vision (Unsound) and has performed several times with the power electronics group Due Process. He has also done concert and record reviews for several magazines and fanzines and owns a massive music collection of over 10,000 physical recordings.
Thousands of bands have been photographed by Greg including A Place To Bury Strangers, Ace Frehley, Acid Mothers Temple, Agalloch, Agnostic Front, Alcest, Alice Cooper, Alice In Chains, Allen Toussaint, Allman Brothers Band, Altar (sunn O))) & Boris), Amon Amarth, Andrew Liles, Angry Samoans, Animal Collective, Anthrax, Antony Hegarty, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, Baby Dee, The Beach Boys, Behemoth, The Besnard Lakes, Beyonce, Big Black, Big Business, Big Time Rush, Billy Idol, Black Label Society, Black Sabbath, Black Sun, Blood Red Throne, Bloody Panda, Boduf Songs, Bon Iver, Boris, Boyd Rice, Brian Auger, Bryan Ferry, Butthole Surfers, Buzzcocks, BXI (Ian Astbury & Boris), Cheap Trick, Children Of Bodom, Chris & Cosey, The Church, Cibo Matto, The Clientele, Clutch, Cold Cave, Cold War Kids, Colin Potter, Courtney Love, Cursive, Crass, The Damned, Damon & Naomi, David Crosby, David Johansen, Deaf Center, Depeche Mode, Devendra Banhart, Devo, Die Kreuzen, Dimmu Borgir, Dirty Projectors, The Donnas, Down, Dresden Dolls, Drive-By Truckers, Earth, Echo & The Bunnymen, Ed Palermo Big Band, Edward Ka-Spel & The Legendary Pink Dots, Einsturzende Neubauten, Elvis Costello, Enslaved, Erykah Badu, Faust, Flash, Fleetwood Mac, Flying Lotus, Frank Ocean, Frank Zappa & The Mothers, Front 242, Front Line Assembly, G.B.H., Gary Numan, Genesis, Ghost, Ghostface Killah, Ginger Baker, Girl Talk, Godflesh, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Gorguts, Graham Parker & The Rumour, Grails, Grave, Gregg Allman Band, Grinderman, Growing, Guided By Voices, GusGus, Hallogallo (Michael Rother- NEU!), Hawkwind, High On Fire, The Hives, The Hold Steady, Hot Chip, Hot Tuna, Husker Du, Ian Anderson, Ian Hunter, Ice Cube, irr.app.(ext.), Iggy & The Stooges, Immolation, Immortal, Interpol, Jack White, James Chance & The Contortions, Jane’s Addiction, Janelle Monae, Jared Scharf (Saturday Night Live Band), Jefferson Starship, Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Jessica Bailiff, John Cale, John Fogerty, Johnny Marr, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers, Johnny Winter, Jonathan Richman, Judas Priest, Juliana Hatfield, Justin Bieber, Katatonia, Killing Joke, King Diamond, The Kinks, KMFDM, Kraftwerk, Krallice, Kyuss, Landing, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Les Savy Fav, Library Tapes, Lichens, Little Annie, Living Colour, LL Cool J, Los Straitjackets, Lou Reed, Lupe Fiasco, Lustmord, Magma, Manorexia, Marduk, Marissa Nadler, Master Musicians Of Bukkake, Mastodon, Matmos, Mayhem, Meat Beat Manifesto, Melissa Reyes, Melvins, Metallica, The Microscopic Septet, Miley Cyrus, Ministry, Miquel, Monster Magnet, Moritz Von Oswald Trio, Motorhead, Mudhoney, My Morning Jacket, Nachtmystium, Nadja, Naked Raygun, Napalm Death, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Neko Case, Neurosis, New Pornographers, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Nick Lowe, Nine Inch Nails, NON, Nudge, Odd Future, Om, Opeth, The Orb, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Ornette Coleman, Oxbow, Pat Benatar, Patti Smith Group, Pavement, Pelican, Pentagram, Pet Shop Boys, Phil Lesh, Philip Glass Ensemble, Philip Selway, Phoenix, Pink Floyd, The Pixies, Polvo, The Pop Group, Portal, Primus, Psychedelic Furs, Psychic TV, Public Enemy, Public Image Ltd, Pulp, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Raquel Castro, Ra Ra Riot, Ray Anderson, Reformed Faction, Residents, Richard Pinhas, Richard Thompson, Rivulets, Robert Fripp, Robin Trower, Rocket From The Tombs, Roger Waters, Ron Carter, Rory Gallagher, Rush, Rusted Root, Rwake, Ryan Star, Saint Etienne, Santana, Scientists, Scratch Acid, Selena Gomez, Serena Maneesh, Shaggy, Sharon Van Etten, Shonen Knife, Shrinebuilder, Silver Apples, Skinny Puppy, Slash, Slayer, Sleigh Bells, Sleep, Slipknot, Sloan, Sonic Youth, Soundgarden, The Specials, Spiritualized, Squarepusher, Stars Of The Lid, Steel Panther, Steely Dan, Steve Reich And Musicians, Steve Winwood, Steven Stapleton (Nurse With Wound), Strategy, Strawbs, The Strokes, The Subhumans, Suicidal Tendencies, Suicide, Sunn O))), Sun Ra Arkestra, Swans, The Sword, Tangerine Dream, Television, Testament, Thee Majesty, Theophilus London, Thou, Threshold Houseboys Choir, Throbbing Gristle, To Kill A Petty Bourgeoisie, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Tony Conrad, Torche, Traffic, Trap Them, Troum, tUnE-yArDs, TV On The Radio, U2, Valient Thorr, Vampire Weekend, Venom, Volcano The Bear, The Wailers, The Walkmen, Watain, Weedeater, Winter, Wire, Wolf Eyes, Wolves In The Throne Room, Wonder Girls, Wovenhand, X, Yeasayer, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Yes, Yob, Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Zaimph, Z’ev, ZZ Top and many, many more.
(Bands without hyperlinks are either older digital files that haven’t been uploaded yet or even older film photos that still have to be scanned and uploaded.)
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