Frank Carter is one of the most revered punk musicians of his generation. Having achieved that elusive crossover success, he’s made a name for himself over the past ten years as a force to reckoned with on stage. We sent one of our fave live photographers, Marcel Le Bachelet, down to his latest show with the Rattlesnakes to witness the chaos for himself. This is what he made of it.
“I’ve been listening to Frank Carter since his first successful stint as a frontman for Gallows and then Pure Love, but The Rattlesnakes is definitely the band he seems most comfortable leading and currently creating the strongest music for.”
Photos by Marcel Le Bachett
“On record, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes sound amazing: raw, powerful, aggressive, etc. – everything a hardcore punk should be. But you haven’t experienced Frank Carter until you’ve seen one of his performances live. The frontman controls the crowd like very few can. From sitting everyone on the floor in silence while he plays a slower song, to crowd surfing whilst singing, in the midst of getting blasted by a confetti canon.”
“His shows are truly a ‘participation required’ type event and one of the most fun live acts you can see. He’ll be playing his biggest London show to date in KOKO next March, also armed with a new album ‘Modern Ruin’ out January. I would highly recommend buying a ticket.”
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