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Greg C in Brooklyn, NY near the now closed Acheron in Brooklyn, NY

About – greg C photography is owned and operated by Greg Cristman, a/k/a Greg C, a New York City 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, Wall Street Journal, 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, doNYC, 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 and Assistant Photo Editor at BrooklynVegan and Staff Photographer for BrooklynVegan, Invisible Oranges and Terrorizer. 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 including Blackburner’s Planet Earth Attack released in 2012 on Cleopatra Records, Blood Ceremony’s The Eldritch Dark released in 2013 on Rise Above/Metal Blade Records, Nader Sadek’s Living Flesh on Weinerworld Records released in 2013, Controlled Bleeding’s Larva Lumps and Baby Bumps in 2016 on Artoffact/Storming the Base Records, The Microscopic Septet’s Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down To Me: The Micros Play The Blues in 2017 and, most recently, the Celebrate Ornette Coleman Boxset (“Celebrate Ornette Concert at Prospect Park Brooklyn and the Ornette Coleman Memorial at The Riverside Church, New York showcasing a stunning roster of players and musicians including the late great Ornette Coleman”) in 2017 on Song X 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 11,000 physical recordings.

Thousands of bands have been photographed by Greg including A Place To Bury StrangersAC/DC, Ace FrehleyAcid Mothers TempleAgallochAgnostic FrontAlcestAlice CooperAlice In Chains, Allen ToussaintAllman Brothers BandAltar (sunn O))) & Boris), Alejandro EscovedoAmon Amarth, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of DeadAndrew Liles, Angry SamoansAnimal CollectiveAnthraxAntony HegartyAs I Lay DyingAsking Alexandria, At The Drive-InAt The GatesBad BrainsThe Beach BoysBehemoth, The Besnard LakesBeyonce, Big Black, Big BusinessBilly IdolBlack Label SocietyBlack SabbathBoduf SongsBon IverBorisBoyd Rice, Brian Auger, Brian Wilson, Bruce SpringsteenBryan Ferry, Bush Tetras, Butthole Surfers, BuzzcocksBXI (Ian Astbury & Boris), Camper Van BeethovenChaka Khan, Charlemagne PalestineCharles LloydCheap Trick, Chick CoreaChildren Of Bodom, Chris & Cosey, Chuck DThe ChurchCibo Matto, The ClienteleClutchCold CaveCold War Kids, Colin Potter, ConvergeCourtney Love, CrackerCrass, Culture ClubThe DamnedDarlene LoveDavid CrosbyDavid Johansen, Dead & Company (Grateful Dead)The Decemberists, Deep PurpleDepeche Mode, The DescendentsDevendra BanhartDevo, Diamanda Galás, Die Kreuzen, Dimmu Borgir, Dinosaur Jr.Dirty ProjectorsDownDresden Dolls, Dr. John The Night TripperDrive-By Truckers, Drive Like JehuDuran DuranEarth, Earth, Wind & FireEcho & The BunnymenEdward Ka-Spel & The Legendary Pink Dots, Edgar Winter, Einsturzende Neubauten, Elvis Costello, The English BeatEnslavedErykah Badu, The ExFaust, Field Music, The Flaming LipsFlashFleetwood Mac, Flying LotusFrank OceanFrank Zappa & The Mothers, Front 242, Front Line AssemblyG.B.H., Garbage, Gary BurtonGary Numan, Gaz CoombesGenesis, George Clinton Parliament FunkadelicGhostGhostface Killah, Ginger Baker, GirlschoolGlenn BrancaGodfleshGodspeed You! Black EmperorGorguts, Grace JonesGraham Parker & The RumourGrailsGrave, Green DayGregg Allman BandGrindermanGuided By Voices, GusGus, Hall & OatesHarold Budd, Hawkwind, Herbie HancockHigh On FireThe HivesThe Hold SteadyHot Chip, Hot Tuna, House of Pain, Hüsker Dü, Ian AndersonIan HunterIce Cube, Iggy & The StoogesImmolationImmortalInterpol, Iron MaidenJack WhiteJames Chance & The ContortionsJane’s AddictionJanelle Monae, Jefferson Starship, The Jesus & Mary ChainJoe JacksonJohn Cale, John CarpenterJohn Fogerty, John LydonJohnny MarrJohnny Thunders & The HeartbreakersJohnny Winter, Jonathan RichmanJudas Priest, Juliana HatfieldJustin BieberKatatonia, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Kid Koala,  Killing Joke, King Diamond, Kings of Leon, The Kinks, KMFDMKraftwerkKralliceKyuss, Laibach, Lee “Scratch” PerryLes Savy FavLittle AnnieLiving ColourLL Cool J, Dr. Lonnie SmithLou ReedLupe Fiasco, LushLustmordMagma, Manic Street PreachersMarduk, Marilyn Manson, Marissa Nadler, Master Musicians Of BukkakeMastodonMatmosMayhem, McCoy TynerMeat Beat Manifesto, Meat Puppets, Grandmaster Melle MelMelvins, Mercury RevMetallica, MetricThe Microscopic Septet, Midnight Oil, Miley Cyrus, MinistryMiquelMonster MagnetMoritz Von Oswald TrioMotorheadMudhoney, MuseMy Morning JacketNachtmystiumNadja, Naked Raygun, Napalm DeathNeil Young & Crazy HorseNeko CaseNeurosisNew Pornographers, New Riders of the Purple SageNick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Nick Lowe, Nile Rodgers and ChicNine Inch NailsNONOdd FutureOmOpethThe OrbOrchestral Manoeuvres in the DarkOrnette ColemanPanda BearPat Benatar, Patti Smith Group, Paul SimonPaul Weller, PavementPentagram, Pet Shop Boys, Phil LeshPhilip Glass Ensemble, Philip SelwayPhoenixPink FloydThe PixiesPolvo, The Pop GroupPortal, Primal ScreamPrimus, Prophets Of RagePsychedelic FursPsychic TVPublic EnemyPublic Image LtdPulp, Queensrÿche, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, RancidRaquel CastroRa Ra RiotResidentsRichard PinhasRichard Thompson, RideRobert Fripp, Robert PlantRobin Trower, Robyn HitchcockRocket From The Tombs, RodriguezRoger Waters, Roky Erickson, Ron Carter, The RootsRoscoe Mitchell, Roswell Rudd, Rory Gallagher, Rush, Rusted RootSaint Etienne, Santana, Scientists, Scorpions, Scratch Acid, Selena GomezShaggy, Sharon Van Etten, The ShinsShonen Knife, Sigur RósSilver Apples, Skinny PuppySlashSlayer, Sleater-Kinney, SleepSlipknotSloan, Smashing Pumpkins, Snoop Dogg, Sonic Youth, Soul AsylumSoundgardenThe SpecialsSpiritualizedSquarepusher, SqueezeStars Of The Lid, Steel PantherSteely Dan, Steve Reich And Musicians, Steve Winwood, Steven Stapleton (Nurse With Wound), Steven WilsonStevie WonderStrawbsThe Strokes, The Subhumans, Suicidal Tendencies, SuicideSunn O))), Sun Ra Arkestra, Super Furry AnimalsSwansThe Sword, Taj MahalTangerine DreamTelevisionTestament, Theophilus LondonThrobbing GristleTodd Rundgren, Tom Petty & The HeartbreakersTony ConradTorche, Traffic, Trap Them, TrickytUnE-yArDsTV On The Radio, Twisted SisterU2, UnderworldUnknown Mortal OrchestraVampire Weekend, Van Halen, Venom, Voivod, Wadada Leo SmithThe WailersThe WalkmenWatainWeedeater, The WhoWilcoWinterWire, Wiz KhalifaWolf EyesWolves In The Throne RoomWonder GirlsWovenhandXYeasayerYeah Yeah YeahsYesYobYoko Ono Plastic Ono BandZZ 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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