Photographer (Manchester, England, U.K.)
- After spending 10 years mixing bands as a sound engineer and herding cats, sorry....musicians, as a stage manager, I decided to leave the stage and enter the photo pit. But I'm pretty sure I'm one of only a select few people who can truthfully say they had their hand in Martin Sheen's trousers.
Steven Wilson's recent 2 hour show at the packed O2 Manchester Apollo included his 4th solo record, Hand. Cannot. Erase., played in its entirety, and so much more! John Gilleese caught the action.
Fans of the Pennsylvanian gothic metallers Motionless In White braved the frosty weather to pack out Manchester’s Club Academy on December 17, 2015. We sent in John Gilleese to catch the action.
Dead Label are a three-piece metal outfit from Kildare in Ireland. John Gilleese was on hand to capture the action from their Manchester performance while supporting Fear Factory’s 2015 tour of the UK & Ireland.
Logan Mader (Machine Head/Soulfly) has assembled a new band and is back on the touring circuit as Once Human. John Gilleese caught up with them at the Manchester leg of Fear Factory’s UK and Ireland tour.
The UK-based rockers, We Are The Ocean, are currently on the road through Europe supporting Three Days Grace. We sent John Gilleese into the pit to catch the action.
Californian rockers New Years Day are in the UK playing as main support on Motionless In White’s "Beyond The Barricade" tour. John Gilleese was on hand to catch their set in Manchester.
Canadian rockers Three Days Grace kicked off 2016 by bringing their energetic live show to Manchester. John Gilleese was there with camera at the ready to catch the action.
As part of the promotion for their new album, "Get A Witness", Carré Callaway brought her 4-piece wrecking crew, Queen Kwong, to the UK. Here are some shots from the show in Manchester.
Fear Factory released their 9th album, Genexus, in August of this year and are currently touring in support of it. We dispatched John Gilleese to the Manchester leg of the tour to catch the action!