Sid Vicious, Winterland 1978
"Nothing was more anticipated than the Sex Pistols concert in San Francisco. There was no local L.A. show, so everyone made arrangements for flights, rides and motels. Half of the people in S.F. were from the in crowd L.A. scene. It was not an easy ticket or pass to obtain, but I got there and took photos. I learned very quickly that live onstage photos really did not sell, and I spent more time trying to get the behind-the-scenes photos. This one took my fancy." ~Brad Elterman
Brad Elterman is a professional photographer from Beverly Hills, California, who addressed the rock 'n' roll lifestyle in Hollywood encompassing pop, punk and rock bands. He started his career at the age of 16 taking and selling a photo of Bob Dylan in concert in 1974. He went on to photograph numerous bands and artists of the 1970s, including the Faces with Rod Stewart, David Bowie, Robert Plant, Sex Pistols, the Runaways, Bebe Buell, Kiss, Queen, Blondie, the Ramones, Bay City Rollers, ABBA, Boney M, Kenny Rogers, The Who, Leif Garrett, Michael Jackson, among others. Some of the magazines, newspapers and other publications that he contributed to include Creem, Circus, Rolling Stone, People, Hit Parader, New York Post, National Enquirer, "New Musical Express", and Melody Maker.
Archival Semi-Matte 260gsm
Hand Signed and Numbered on verso by Brad Elterman