Photographer Steve Gerrard, who has captured Radiohead, Metallica, Kiss, Muse, Nine Inch Nails, Iron Maiden, The Sex Pistols and Kings of Leon during his illusterious career, will be working with Home of Metal to give one lucky unsigned band the chance to be photographed in a one-off photo shoot.
For the lucky winner this is a unique opportunity to really stand our from the rest with a free photoshoot at the Home of Metal open day on Saturday 26th March, 2011. To be in with a chance of being photographed by Steve, all you have to do is answer in no more than 200 words, the following question; Who is your local music hero and Why?
All entries must be made to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 14th March, 2011. You must include the name of your band, location, contact name and phone number in your entry.
The competition coincides with our Home of Metal open day at The Public on March 26th. Fans of all ages are invited to bring along their memorabilia and stories to be recorded for the digital archive. Home Of Metal is looking for everything from concert tickets to photographs, badges, album covers, t-shirts and flyers relating to Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Judas Priest, Diamond Head, Magnum and Napalm Death.
Activities taking place throughout the day include Kerrang! Radio DJ Johnny Doom talking to former ‘Raw Power’ presenter, Ozzfest compere and all round Metal expert Krusher, rockin’ fun family activities with artist duo Juneau Projects and a masterclass in photography with rock photographer Steve Gerrard.