Last time I photographed The Hunna was in front of a couple of hundred people at a sold-out Boston Music Room in London’s Tufnell Park. Nine months later, they’re back promoting their debut album 100 at a sold-out Shepherds Bush Empire. This time around, the venue capacity has multiplied ten-fold, ticket resale sites are asking stupid money, and touts are out in force patrolling Shepherds Bush Green. It was obvious from the outset that this band were going places and the evidence displayed in and around this splendid West London venue seems to speak for itself…

Read the full live review by Simon Reed here: https://rockshot.co.uk/24535/live-the-hunna-shepherds-bush-empire/

Ryan Potter and Jack Metcalfe of The Hunna performing at Shepherds Bush Empire London on 26 January 2017 (Simon Reed | Musical Pictures)

Ryan Potter and Jack Metcalfe of The Hunna performing at Shepherds Bush Empire London on 26 January 2017 (Simon Reed | Musical Pictures)

The Hunna are fronted by the charismatic Ryan Potter, whose blonde mane flowed and whose black leather trousers probably helped contribute to his falsetto vocal stylings. He also goes by the pseudonym of ‘Valentino’ (a nod to the fact that his due birth date was 14thFebruary, though he in fact arrived one day later). Had he actually become ‘Valentino Potter’ he’d probably have had a hard time at school. Stood in front of several hundred doting teenage girls it now seemed entirely appropriate.

Ryan Potter and Jack Metcalfe of The Hunna performing at Shepherds Bush Empire London on 26 January 2017 (Simon Reed | Musical Pictures)

Ryan Potter and Jack Metcalfe of The Hunna performing at Shepherds Bush Empire London on 26 January 2017 (Simon Reed | Musical Pictures)

Live Photography of The Hunna by Simon Reed