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:

https://lastfm-img2.akamaized.net/i/u/ar0/5ac841643d104a808a75b663ee45d667.jpg

alpine static, Friday, 15 September 2017 03:51 (one month ago) Permalink

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6860/639/1600/53_257.jpg

flappy bird, Friday, 15 September 2017 04:13 (one month ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

https://i.imgur.com/OrtdEmx.jpg

brimstead, Sunday, 8 October 2017 00:37 (one week ago) Permalink

https://i.imgur.com/ejAZuY8.jpg

brimstead, Sunday, 8 October 2017 00:39 (one week ago) Permalink

richard hell era television otm

flopson, Sunday, 8 October 2017 02:08 (one week ago) Permalink

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 (one week ago) Permalink

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

aids wolf
https://lastfm-img2.akamaized.net/i/u/770x0/3d7e5d8bcd5045aaa981f0ab4e2c31f7.jpg

flopson, Sunday, 8 October 2017 03:44 (one week ago) Permalink

ehm, nsfw sorry

flopson, Sunday, 8 October 2017 03:49 (one week ago) Permalink

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/ed/8b/87/ed8b87645d97d4c0799e287aa043bd35.jpg

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 (one week ago) Permalink

http://www.gorillavsbear.net/files/2014/08/GROUPER-RUINS-5-BW.jpg

grouper

flappy bird, Sunday, 8 October 2017 05:05 (one week ago) Permalink

mk 1 Human League

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2835/12933341384_ef8625f531_b.jpg

soref, Sunday, 8 October 2017 08:42 (one week ago) Permalink

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.

http://cstrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/gybe_2010pic_300dpi8x10.jpg

brain (krakow), Sunday, 8 October 2017 16:52 (one week ago) Permalink

https://f4.bcbits.com/img/0004030695_10.jpg

Wrangler Brutes promo shot featuring no actual band members

thirst trap your hare (DJ Mencap), Sunday, 8 October 2017 18:34 (one week ago) Permalink

http://beatlesnumber9.com/beatles5.jpg

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Sunday, 8 October 2017 18:47 (one week ago) Permalink


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