Graham Berry

Graham Berry

Graham is a professional freelance photographer based in London.

His live music photography career started in earnest around 5 years ago when he joined the teams of a number of online music magazines. In that time he has photographed everything from small unsigned bands in venues like the Camden Assembly, right up to international acts at the O2 Arena and the SSE Arena, Wembley.

In the last 5 years ha has also covered some of the UK's biggest music festivals, including Reading & Sonisphere and a host of smaller festivals, like Damnation, Desertfest and Slamdunk

GALLERY: Slam Dunk North Part 2

GALLERY: Slam Dunk North Part 2

Slam Dunk NorthLeeds, Yorkshire26/05/19Pictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) Our coverage of Slam Dunk North was so huge we had to split it into two posts! Head here to see part one featuring Employed To Serve, Busted and more. Below, the punk continues with pictures from the best sets of the day,...

GALLERY: Slam Dunk North

Slam Dunk NorthLeeds, Yorkshire26/05/19 Pictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) Due to a clerical error, TLE snapper Graham Berry, rather than being sent down the road from his home to Hatfield Park for a Sunday of rockin' at Slam Dunk South, instead boarded the 7-hour megabus into the heart of Yorkshire for...

GALLERY: Deserfest 2019 – Sunday

Camden, London05/05/2019Pictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) Check out our coverage of day three from Camden’s Desertfest below. The gallery includes shots from Wren, Surya, Mountain Caller, Earthless, CHVE & Syndrome, and All Them Witches. WrenWrenWrenWrenWrenSuryaSuryaSuryaMountain CallerMountain CallerMountain CallerMountain CallerMountain CallerMountain CallerEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessEarthlessCHVE & SyndromeCHVE & SyndromeAll Them WitchesAll Them WitchesAll Them WitchesAll...

GALLERY: Desertfest 2019 – Saturday

Camden, London04/05/2019Pictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) Check out our coverage of day two from Camden's Desertfest below. The gallery includes shots from Kalloused, Elephant Tree, DVNE, Arabrot, Amenra and Acid Cannibals. Kalloused Kalloused Kalloused Kalloused Kalloused Kalloused Kalloused Kalloused Kalloused Elephant Tree Elephant Tree Elephant Tree Elephant Tree Elephant Tree Elephant...

GALLERY: Desertfest 2019 – Friday

GALLERY: Desertfest 2019 – Friday

Camden, London03/05/2019Pictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) TLE's Graham and Jay have been covering Camden's Desertfest all weekend. The three-day fest of all things doom, stoner and general heaviness has raged across stages in the Roudhouse, Electric Ballroom, the Black Heart and the Dev. Check out Friday's gallery below, featuring Blackwater Holylight,...

GALLERY: Cave In

Electric Ballroom, London12/04/2019Support: Old Man GloomPictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) A visit to UK shores from Massachusetts-based Cave In is a rare event regardless, but this show has a particular weight of ceremony. Tonight, Cave In fans are treated to a benefit concert in memory of bassist Caleb Scofield, who died in...

GALLERY: Dylan Carlson brings heavy riffs to hallowed ground

@ St John's on Bethnal Green, London26/03/2019Support: Thomas RagsdalePictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) There's something imposing about a gig in a church. Heavy music and religion has a sometimes symbiotic, sometimes diametrically opposed relationship which can make the coexistence of the two in the same room an uneasy thing. As a...

GALLERY: Svalbard and friends descend on London

@ The Garage, London16/03/2019Support: Ithaca, Watchcries, MorrowPictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) It's tough to ignore the sheer level of shred about to descend on this quiet night in Highbury. Look at that line-up - rising stars in conscientious metal Svalbard lead the charge, spearheading some of the brightest lights in hardcore....

GALLERY – Jungle bring a touch of soul to Alexandra Palace

@ Alexandra Palace, London22/02/2019Support: Little SimzPictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) Modern soul collective Jungle hit Alexandra Palace at the end of February for their biggest headline stint yet. Little Simz, who released her latest album GREY Area, on 1st March, was in the support slot. Check out the full gallery below....

GALLERY – Massive riffs in Brixton with Mastodon

GALLERY – Massive riffs in Brixton with Mastodon

@ O2 Academy, Brixton, London25/01/2019Support: Kvelertak, Mutoid ManPictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) Atlanta metal-sluggers Mastodon closed out January with a sold out show at the O2 Brixton Academy, bringing power stances and muscular riffs to the end of the Victoria Line. New jams from the band's seventh album, Emperor of Sand,...

GALLERY: Four Fists bring the fury to the capital

@ The Shacklewell Arms, London19/01/2019Pictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) Saturday saw the raucous team-up of P.O.S and Astronautilis - AKA Four Fists - hit the capital. A sold-out Shacklewell Arms bore witness to every rumbling breakbeat and aggravated chiptune stab as this long-awaited collab aired tracks from their 6666 debut. Check...

GALLERY: Dessa breaks genres in Tufnell Park

Event - DessaLocation - The Dome, Tufnell ParkDate - 10.11.18Photos - Graham Berry  Dome patrons were treated to the high energy rap and pop of Minneapolis genre manipulator Dessa last week, who stormed through the capital on the crest of new material. Her fourth album, 'Chime', dropped in February, and added...

GALLERY: Damnation 2018

Event - Damnation Festival 2018Location - University of LeedsDate - 3.11.18Photos - Graham Berry  For one weekend a year the University of Leeds campus becomes one of the heaviest places in the world.  Damnation Festival returned for its crushing 13th edition in 2018, bringing some of the world's most renowned...

GALLERY: YOB bring the doom to Central London

@ The Garage, London12/10/2018Support: WiegedoodPictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) The Garage is not big enough to absorb YOB's wedge slab of doom. Tonight's show is characterised by raw, commanding, heavy music. And riffs. And groove. And hair. TLE photograher Graham Berry was on the barrier to catch every climbing crescendo and...

GALLERY – Nervus lead the scene at feel-good Lexington show

GALLERY – Nervus lead the scene at feel-good Lexington show

Venue: The Lexington, Islington Date: 22.6.18 Support, Fresh, itoldyouiwoudeatyou, Conjurer Photos: Graham Berry (@BlkTPhotography) Look at this line-up and tell me you can’t feel the posi vibes? The Lexington was the venue for a meeting of scenes last Friday, as fans of emotive indie, forward thinking pop punk and bruising...