About Paul Miles
Paul Miles is a rock photographer specializing in live music photography, who captures the true spirit of rock’n’roll in action by many of the world’s greatest performers. Over the years, he has shot a vast array of rock music photography: from gigs in world-famous clubs like the Apollo in Harlem and the Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood, to iconic arenas like New York City’s Madison Square Garden and Australia’s MCG, as well as in retail stores Barnes & Noble, Apple, and John Varvatos CBGBs.

Snap Scene: Veruca Salt at 170 Russell, Melbourne 9th March 2018

March 13, 2018 Paul Miles

American alternative rockers Veruca Salt played 170 Russell in Melbourne on Friday 9 March 2018, during the middle of their Australian tour. Formed in Chicago in 1992, they quickly built a live reputation through performances marked with energy, passion and verve. Their signature hit Seether remains one of the most-loved rock tunes of the ’90s. […]

Snap Scene: Bon Scott sculpture unveiling – ACDC Lane, Melbourne 6th March 2018

March 7, 2018 Paul Miles

A permanent art installation of legendary singer Bon Scott was unveiling during a media launch in Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane on Wednesday 6 March 2018, which was supported by the Victorian Government’s Rockin’ the Laneways initiative. After some words from one of Cherry bar’s owners and band bookers, James Young, it was over to the street artist Mike Makatron and Bon Scott’s son, Dave Stevens, to unveil the new artwork of the late AC/DC front-man. […]

Snap Scene: Fall Out Boy – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne 3rd March 2018

March 6, 2018 Paul Miles

Chicago’s emo-pop-punk-rockers Fall Out Boy played a sold-out show at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena on Saturday 3 March 2018, as one of four Australian shows on their Mania Tour. The multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated rock superstars are Patrick Stump on lead vocals & rhythm guitar, Joe Trohman on lead guitar, Pete Wentz on bass, and Andy Hurley on drums. […]

Snap Scene: Saliva – Max Watts Melbourne 15-Feb-2018

February 22, 2018 Paul Miles

American hard rockers Saliva played Max Watt’s in Melbourne on Thursday 15 February 2018 on their first-ever Australian Tour. Formed in Memphis, Tennessee late in 1996, Saliva has gone on to release ten studio albums, picking up a Grammy nomination for Best Hard Rock Performance along the way, during their most commercially successful period in 2002. […]

Snap Scene: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, 170 Russell, Melbourne 9th February 2018

February 16, 2018 Paul Miles

English hardcore rockers Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes returned to Australia and played 170 Russell in Melbourne on Friday 9 February 2018, touring behind their second album Modern Ruin. The former Gallows singer Frank Carter led his band comprised of Dean Richardson (Heights) on guitar, Tom ‘Tank’ Barclay on bass, and Gareth Grover on drums through a ferocious set that the crowd raged along with. […]

Snap Scene: Cancer Bats – 170 Russell, Melbourne 9th February 2018

February 15, 2018 Paul Miles

Canadian hardcore punk band Cancer Bats played Melbourne’s 170 Russell venue on Friday 8 February 2018 on their Australian Tour. Formed in Toronto during 2004, Cancer Bats are now Scott Middleton on guitar, Liam Cormier on lead vocals (who was celebrating his birthday this night), Mike Peters on drums, and Jaye R. Schwarzer on bass. They have released five studio albums and six EPs to date. […]

Snap Scene: The Stranglers – Forum Theatre, Melbourne 6th February 2018

February 14, 2018 Paul Miles

English punk rock band The Stranglers played Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on Tuesday 6 February 2018, to kick-off their Australian tour dubbed “The Classic Collection.” Formed in Surrey during 1974, and coming to prominence during the heady days of the ’70s/’80s Brit-punk explosion, The Stranglers are currently riding high on the crest of a resurgent wave of popularity, testament to their considerable musical talent and the enduring quality of their songs. They had major mainstream success with their 1982 single Golden Brown, following on from hits of the ’70s including Peaches, Always the Sun, Skin Deep, and No More Heroes, plus their 2003 Top 40 hit Big Thing Coming, which was seen as a return to form. […]

Snap Scene: Ruts D.C. – Forum Theatre, Melbourne 6th February 2018

February 13, 2018 Paul Miles

England’s reggae-influenced punk rockers Ruts D.C. (The Ruts) played the Forum Theatre in Melbourne on Tuesday 6 February 2018, to kick-off the Australian leg of their tour supporting fellow UK punks The Stranglers. The Ruts formed in 1977 as the punk revolution swept across England, and are noted for their 1979 UK Top 10 hit Babylon’s Burning, and highly-regarded first single In a Rut. […]

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