Best of the Year: Top 10 Photos of 2019 by Chris

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Judas Priest made the list of Chris Smyth’s Top 10 photos of the Year (but not this particular one). (Photo by Chris Smyth)

Editor’s Note: This year, we asked our bloggers to name their Top 10 shows of 2019 or choose their Top 10 photos of the year. We will run them over the course of mid-December as our Best of the Year posts.

It is an odd feeling when you love and hate something simultaneously. The emotions don’t make sense, yet it’s fully real. That is how I feel each time I am tasked with creating this year-end list. I love looking through my old photographs and remembering each concert that I was fortunate enough to attend, and reliving each show through the images that I was able to capture along the way.

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Preview: Alter Bridge @ MECU Pavilion, 9/22/19

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Alter Bridge (Photo by Dan Sturgess)

In October, Alter Bridge releases Walk the Sky, the band’s sixth studio album, via Napalm Records. In the lead up to that release, Alter Bridge are now on tour with Skillet, and the bands appear together at MECU Pavilion on Sunday, Sept. 22, for their Victorious Sky Tour.

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Live Review: Tremonti @ Rams Head Live — 2/10/19

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Mark Tremonti fronts Tremonti at Rams Head Live on Feb. 10, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

With an opening machine gun of a riff, Tremonti started the night with “Cauterize,” the title track off of their 2015 album. The band, created by and named after lead singer and guitarist, Mark Tremonti, brought their brand of melodic, yet aggressive heavy metal back to Rams Head Live in Baltimore this past Sunday to open Sevendust.

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Music Park: Tremonti and Seether @ Rams Head Live — 9/18/18

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Mark Tremonti leads his band, Tremonti, through an energetic performance at Rams Head Live on Sept. 18, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen) 

Rams Head Live in Baltimore came alive this past Tuesday night as Tremonti rocked the venue along with headlining performance by Seether.  It was a full house at Rams Head and it was clear that a lot of people were interested in seeing Tremonti perform!

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