For those that don’t know, Puscifer is a side project of Tool frontman, Maynard James Keenean. Carina Round (pics) provided vocals along side of Maynard and performed as the opening act. To say this show was interesting is an understatement. Can’t say that I expected to be trying to shoot around lawn furniture, so it is a good thing I had a long lens with me.

Maynard’s voice and the acoustics of the newly remodeled Peabody Opera House were an amazing combination. The vocals and instruments were crisp, clear and some of the best I have ever heard.

I photographed the show for PLAYBACK:stl and Bruce Matlock wrote an excellent review.

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Carina Round

Carina Round was not only the opening act for Puscifer, but is also a member. On November 12th, 2011, I had the opportunity to photograph her performing at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, MO. Being an old opera house, the conditions for photographing were less than ideal. All I can say is I am glad I brought a long lens.

The Peabody Opera House recently reopened after closing for about 20 years and it is absolutely beautiful. The acoustics are some of the best I have ever heard.

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Blue October

Blue October are currently on tour supporting their latest album, Any Man In America. The photos were taken at my favorite concert venue, The Pageant, on October 1st, 2011. This was my first time getting a chance to photograph them and I must say that the lighting was pretty good. Also, the front of the stage was clear, which made things pretty easy to shoot. Another plus was there were no security guards or other photographers behind the barricade with me, so I had the place to myself. All in all this was a fun show to shoot.

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