Scottish pirate metalheads Alestorm performed at Max Watt’s in Melbourne on Friday 18 November 2022 to kick-off their Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum Australian Tour. Led by Christopher Bowes on lead vocals and keytar, the power metal band also included bassist Gareth Murdock, drummer Peter Alcorn, keyboardist Elliot Vernon, and guitarist Máté Bodor. The crowd lapped up every drop of their ‘True Scottish Pirate Metal’ sea-shanty songs.
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.