Pat Graham runs the the 96 Gillespie Gallery in Finsbury Park, North East London with his partner Melanie Standage. He’s spent most of his career shooting bands from the punk and hardcore scenes of America and in September he’s publishing a book called Silent Pictures which these photos are taken from (Ian MacKaye writes the foreword).
Fugazi at the Wilson Center in 1997. Somebody threw a bunch of roses on the stage then Guy rolled around and crushed them.
This is the final show that the Nation Of Ulysses ever played. The photo was taken at their home in the front room of The Embassy in DC. The picture on the wall mirrors the action. Autumn, 1992.
Sam McPheeters from Born Against at St Stephen’s Church, Washington DC, 15/5/92.
The Dischord Office in Arlington VA, 1994.
Chris Thomson, Circus Lupus, Club Asylum, Washington DC. 28/6/92. With an injured knee, Chris found a walker at a thrift store. He set the walker on fire that night.
Alison Wolfe from The Cold Cold Hearts at The Embassy, Washington DC, October 1995.
This is Modest Mouse playing with tour manager Rick Ferrari in Philly, 2000.