Snap Scene: The Sisters of Mercy, The Gov, Adelaide 27th October 2019

The Sisters of Mercy played The Governor Hindmarsh hotel in Adelaide on Sunday 27 October 2019 as the second show on their Australian Tour. The British goth rock punks formed in 1977 and after achieving underground fame, they broke-through commercially in the mid-’80s. Led by revered front man Andrew Eldritch, the band also includes Ben Christo on guitar, Australian-born and Amsterdam-based guitarist Dylan Smith, and Ravey Davey, who operates the programmed drum machine known as Doktor Avalanche.

Seven years since their last Australian shows, the Adelaide crowd was thrilled and moving from their opening song More, all the way through to Vision Thing, Temple of Love and This Corrosion that ended their solid performance of supercharged industrial psychedelia.

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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.