thread for legitimately good band promo photos

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We have lots of threads for clowning on band promo photos (and I love them all) but I'd like to see some that are truly inventive, cool, interesting, etc. This is actually a pretty difficult thing to accomplish, I think.

I'll go first: I've never liked Vetiver's music, but I always thought this was a relatively good promo photo:

alpine static, Friday, 15 September 2017 03:51 (two years ago) link

flappy bird, Friday, 15 September 2017 04:13 (two years ago) link

flappy bird, Friday, 15 September 2017 04:17 (two years ago) link

three weeks pass...

brimstead, Sunday, 8 October 2017 00:37 (two years ago) link

brimstead, Sunday, 8 October 2017 00:39 (two years ago) link

richard hell era television otm

flopson, Sunday, 8 October 2017 02:08 (two years ago) link

it seems like looking kind of dumb and just completely owning it is a good way to take a good band photo

IF (Terrorist) Yes, Explain (man alive), Sunday, 8 October 2017 03:28 (two years ago) link

controversial (this band promo pic was trashed on ilx at the time but i like it)

aids wolf

flopson, Sunday, 8 October 2017 03:44 (two years ago) link

ehm, nsfw sorry

flopson, Sunday, 8 October 2017 03:49 (two years ago) link

been long looking for a better version of this picture. i think it's the only one from Belfast 77 that is in colour.

Van Horn Street, Sunday, 8 October 2017 03:50 (two years ago) link


flappy bird, Sunday, 8 October 2017 05:05 (two years ago) link

mk 1 Human League

soref, Sunday, 8 October 2017 08:42 (two years ago) link

godspeed you! black emperor, also photographed by Yannick Grandmont as per the aids wolf photo above

There was a much older version of this photo from the 90's that I was actually thinking of, but this was the first that popped up now, from 2010.

brain (krakow), Sunday, 8 October 2017 16:52 (two years ago) link

Wrangler Brutes promo shot featuring no actual band members

thirst trap your hare (DJ Mencap), Sunday, 8 October 2017 18:34 (two years ago) link

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Sunday, 8 October 2017 18:47 (two years ago) link

two months pass...

love this photo of Cam

alpine static, Thursday, 14 December 2017 08:23 (two years ago) link

these friendly looking people!

saer, Thursday, 14 December 2017 08:44 (two years ago) link

one year passes...

I like this one of Built to Spill

alpine static, Thursday, 8 August 2019 05:17 (six months ago) link

that is good

flappy bird, Thursday, 8 August 2019 05:58 (six months ago) link

Sassy Boutonnière (ledriver), Thursday, 8 August 2019 08:47 (six months ago) link

Sassy Boutonnière (ledriver), Thursday, 8 August 2019 08:53 (six months ago) link

one month passes...
five months pass...

sub white stripes

Its big ball chunky time (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Wednesday, 12 February 2020 04:52 (one week ago) link

thats awesome

flappy bird, Wednesday, 19 February 2020 06:06 (six days ago) link

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