Tag: Kim Ford

Live Review: F**ked Up @ Scala

Fucked Up played the Scala tonight to showcase Glass Boys, their fourth studio album and the follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2011 epic, David Comes To Life. Main support came from trendy Brooklyn punks Cerebral Ballzy, who played a short sharp set of thrashing hardcore punk songs about drinking and skateboarding. What’s not to like? Playing witness to a Fucked Up show is always something very special. Larger than life frontman, Damian Abraham (AKA Pink Eyes), is utterly compelling. Sweaty and topless, he spends the entirety of the show stage-diving and ploughing his way through the crowd, while the...

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Live Review: Courtney Love @ Shepherds Bush

Only last week, Courtney Love surprised a handful of lucky fans to an intimate show inside a small coffee shop in Clapton, East London. For those who weren’t able to get into this free show, she hung out on the street, chatted with them and posed for photographs. She sang a short acoustic set on a make-shift stage by the cake counter. Tonight, she rocked the bright lights of Shepherd’s Bush Empire, on the first of her two consecutive shows at this grand London venue. A noticeable and controversial figure, Love has consistently been subject to media scrutiny and...

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Photography: Patti Smith @ Empire Shepherds Bush.

Patti Smith was photographed by Rockshot photographer Kim Ford at the Shepherds Bush Empire. Kim is another of our new featured photographers this week and it was great of her to step in and help because we had photographers at three different music gigs on the night. Captured by Kim Ford Captured by Kim Ford Captured by Kim Ford Patti Smith opened her set with Ask The Angels and followed with  Privilege (Set Me Free). On this set Kim got to two songs in which to capture her images and there were shooting restrictions in place meaning she could...

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