INTERVIEW: Concert Photography Legend Gene Ambo – The Ghost Cult Interview

Ghost Cult caught up with Concert Photography legend Gene Ambo, who just released his retrospective book “Heavy Metro: Access All Eras” via Stygian Press, co-owned by Jeremy Wagner of Broken Hope. Gene discussed his career photographing some of the most baddass artists ever, his connection to Chicago and The Metro, the history of concert shooting, covering hardcore, the old-school Chicago scene of Punk and Metal, what makes a great shot, the shift away from physical media and towards, early memories of shooting Metallica, Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies, Raven, Slayer, Black Flag, Riot Fest, Lollapalooza, a frank talk about photo releases, and much more!



Interview by Keefy ( editing by Omar Cordy of OJC Photography (​​​) Theme music by Salted Wounds (

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