Snap Scene: D.R.I., Max Watt’s, Melbourne 24th Feb 2024 by Paul Miles

D.R.I., Max Watt's, Melbourne 24th Feb 2024 by Paul Miles

American crossover thrash leaders Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (D.R.I.) performed at Max Watt’s in Melbourne on Saturday 24 February 2024 as part of their 40th Anniversary Tour of Australia. Formed in Houston during 1982 before relocating to San Francisco, D.R.I. has released seven full-length studio albums over their career. Led by founding members Kurt Brecht on lead vocals and Spike Cassidy on guitars, the band also comprises Greg Orr on bass, and Rob Rampy on drums. D.R.I.’s integration of their hardcore punk roots with thrash metal influences was a stylistic catalyst for their contemporaries.

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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.