About

greg C in Brooklyn, NY near The Acheron.

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, 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, House Photographer for The Paramount 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 has a massive music collection of over 10,000 physical recordings.

Thousands of bands have been photographed by Greg including A Place To Bury StrangersAcid Mothers TempleAgallochAgnostic FrontAlcestAlice CooperAlice In Chains, Allen ToussaintAllman Brothers BandAltar (sunn O))) & Boris)Amon AmarthAndrew LilesAnimal CollectiveAnthraxAntony HegartyAs I Lay DyingAsking AlexandriaBaby DeeThe Beach BoysBehemothBeyonce, Big Black, Big BusinessBig Time RushBlack Label SocietyBlack SabbathBlack SunBlood Red ThroneBloody PandaBoduf SongsBon IverBorisBoyd Rice, Brian Auger, Butthole Surfers, BXI (Ian Astbury & Boris)Cheap TrickChildren Of Bodom, Chris & CoseyCibo Matto, The ClienteleClutchCold CaveCold War Kids, Colin Potter, Courtney LoveCrassDamon & NaomiDavid CrosbyDavid JohansenDeaf CenterDepeche ModeDevendra BanhartDevo, Die Kreuzen, Dimmu BorgirDirty ProjectorsThe DonnasDownDresden DollsDrive-By TruckersEarth, Echo & The BunnymenEd Palermo Big BandEdward Ka-Spel & The Legendary Pink Dots, Einsturzende Neubauten, Elvis CostelloEnslavedErykah BaduFaustFlashFleetwood MacFrank OceanFrank Zappa & The MothersGary NumanGenesisGhostGhostface Killah, Ginger BakerGirl Talk, GodfleshGodspeed You! Black EmperorGorgutsGraham Parker & The RumourGrailsGraveGregg Allman BandGrindermanGrowingHallogallo (Michael Rother- NEU!), HawkwindHigh On FireThe HivesThe Hold SteadyHot Chip, Hot Tuna, Husker Du, Ian HunterIce Cube, irr.app.(ext.), Iggy & The StoogesImmolationImmortalInterpolJack WhiteJames Chance & The ContortionsJane’s AddictionJanelle Monae, Jared Scharf (Saturday Night Live Band), Jefferson Starship, Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Jessica Bailiff, John Cale, John FogertyJohnny Thunders & The HeartbreakersJohnny WinterJustin BieberKatatoniaKilling Joke, The Kinks, KMFDMKraftwerkKralliceKyuss, Landing, Lee “Scratch” PerryLes Savy FavLibrary TapesLichensLittle AnnieLiving ColourLL Cool JLou ReedLupe FiascoLustmordMagmaManorexiaMarduk, Marissa Nadler, Master Musicians Of BukkakeMastodonMatmosMayhemMeat Beat Manifesto, Melissa Reyes, MelvinsMetallica, Miley Cyrus, MinistryMiquelMonster MagnetMoritz Von Oswald TrioMotorheadMudhoneyMy Morning JacketNachtmystiumNadja, Naked Raygun, Napalm DeathNeil Young & Crazy HorseNeko CaseNeurosisNew Pornographers, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Nine Inch NailsNONNudgeOdd FutureOmOpethThe OrbOrchestral Manoeuvres in the DarkOrnette ColemanOxbowPatti Smith GroupPavementPelicanPentagram, Pet Shop BoysPhoenixPink FloydThe PixiesPolvoPortalPrimusPsychedelic FursPsychic TVPublic EnemyPublic Image LtdPulp, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Raquel CastroRa Ra RiotRay AndersonReformed FactionResidentsRichard PinhasRichard ThompsonRivuletsRobert FrippRocket From The TombsRoger Waters, Ron Carter, Rory Gallagher, Rush, Rusted RootRwake, Ryan Star, Saint Etienne, Santana, Scientists, Scratch Acid, Selena GomezSerena ManeeshShaggyShrinebuilderSilver Apples, Skinny PuppySlashSlayerSleigh BellsSleepSlipknotSloan, Sonic Youth, SoundgardenThe SpecialsSpiritualizedSquarepusherStars Of The LidSteely Dan, Steven Stapleton (Nurse With Wound), StrategyStrawbsThe Strokes, The Subhumans, Suicidal Tendencies, Sunn O)))SwansThe SwordTangerine DreamTelevisionTestament, Thee MajestyTheophilus LondonThouThreshold Houseboys ChoirThrobbing GristleTo Kill A Petty BourgeoisieTony ConradTorche, Traffic, Trap Them, Troum, TV On The RadioU2Valient ThorrVampire Weekend, Venom, Volcano The Bear, The WailersThe WalkmenWatainWeedeaterWinterWireWolf EyesWolves In The Throne RoomWonder GirlsWovenhandXYeasayerYeah Yeah YeahsYesYobYoko Ono Plastic Ono BandZaimph, 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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