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. He’s photographed hundreds of bands including A Place To Bury Strangers, Acid Mothers Temple, Agalloch, Agnostic Front, Alcest, Alice In Chains, Allman Brothers Band, Altar (sunn O))) & Boris), Amon Amarth, Andrew Liles, Animal Collective, Anthrax, Antony Hegarty, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, Baby Dee, The Beach Boys, Behemoth, Big Black, Big Business, Big Time Rush, Black Label Society, Black Sun, Blood Red Throne, Bloody Panda, Boduf Songs, Bon Iver, Boris, Boyd Rice, Brian Auger, Butthole Surfers, BXI (Ian Astbury & Boris), Cheap Trick, Children Of Bodom, Cibo Matto, Clutch, Cold Cave, Cold War Kids, Colin Potter, Crass, Damon & Naomi, David Crosby, David Johansen, Deaf Center, Devendra Banhart, Devo, Die Kreuzen, Dimmu Borgir, Dirty Projectors, The Donnas, Down, Dresden Dolls, Earth, Ed Palermo Big Band, Edward Ka-Spel & The Legendary Pink Dots, Einsturzende Neubauten, Elvis Costello, Enslaved, Faust, Flash, Frank Ocean, Frank Zappa & The Mothers, Gary Numan, Genesis, Ghost, Girl Talk, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Gorguts, Graham Parker & The Rumour, Grails, Grave, Gregg Allman Band, Grinderman, Growing, Hallogallo (Michael Rother- NEU!), High On Fire, The Hives, Hot Chip, Husker Du, Ian Hunter, irr.app.(ext.), Iggy & The Stooges, Immolation, Immortal, Interpol, Jack White, James Chance & The Contortions, Jane’s Addiction, Jared Scharf (Saturday Night Live Band), Jefferson Starship, Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Jessica Bailiff, John Cale, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers, Johnny Winter, Justin Bieber, Katatonia, Killing Joke, The Kinks, KMFDM, Kraftwerk, Krallice, Kyuss, Landing, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Les Savy Fav, Library Tapes, Lichens, Little Annie, Lou Reed, Lupe Fiasco, Lustmord, Magma, Manorexia, Marduk, Marissa Nadler, Master Musicians Of Bukkake, Mastodon, Matmos, Mayhem, Meat Beat Manifesto, Melissa Reyes, Melvins, 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, NON, Nudge, Odd Future, Om, Opeth, Oxbow, Patti Smith Group, Pavement, Pelican, Pentagram, Pink Floyd, The Pixies, Polvo, Portal, Primus, Psychic TV, Public Image Ltd, Pulp, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Raquel Castro, Ra Ra Riot, Ray Anderson, Reformed Faction, Residents, Richard Pinhas, Richard Thompson, Rivulets, Robert Fripp, Rocket From The Tombs, Roger Waters, Ron Carter, Rory Gallagher, Rwake, Ryan Star, Saint Etienne, Santana, Scientists, Scratch Acid, Selena Gomez, Serena Maneesh, Shaggy, Shrinebuilder, Silver Apples, Slash, Slayer, Sleigh Bells, Sleep, Slipknot, Sloan, Sonic Youth, Soundgarden, Stars Of The Lid, Steven Stapleton (Nurse With Wound), Strategy, Strawbs, The Strokes, The Subhumans, Suicidal Tendencies, Sunn O))), Swans, The Sword, Tangerine Dream, Testament, Thee Majesty, Theophilus London, Thou, Threshold Houseboys Choir, Throbbing Gristle, To Kill A Petty Bourgeoisie, Tony Conrad, Torche, Traffic, Trap Them, Troum, TV On The Radio, U2, Valient Thorr, Vampire Weekend, Venom, Volcano The Bear, The Wailers, The Walkmen, Watain, Weedeater, Winter, 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 and many, many more.
(Bands without hyperlinks are either older digital files that haven’t been uploaded yet or old film photos that still have to be scanned and uploaded.)
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, Invisible Oranges, 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 countless other magazines, newspapers, websites and fanzines. Greg is currently the Photo Editor at Invisible Oranges, Assistant Photo Editor at BrooklynVegan, a Staff Photographer for BrooklynVegan, Invisible Oranges, Terrorizer, Next Mosh & Bone Reader and is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.
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. 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 and Blackburner’s Planet Earth Attack released in September 2012 on Cleopatra Records.
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