Jody Wilk

WRITER / PHOTOGRAPHER
Jody Wilk is a Connecticut-based photographer. He started taking photos as a child after winning a plastic camera as a Publisher's Clearing House prize.


Jody began taking classes in high school and then pursued a bachelor's degree in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. He photographed many rock and Heavy Metal bands at local clubs in the late '80s and '90s, including the legendary Toad's Place in New Haven, Connecticut.

After a long break in photography to build his landscaping business, Jody went on The Monsters of Rock Cruise in 2018, re-igniting his passion for music photography. Alongside his daughter and fellow MetalTalk photographer Shannon Wilk, Jody has photographed many bands such as Kiss, Judas Priest, Anthrax, Tesla, and Queensrÿche, and he has covered many rock festivals. His bucket list bands include Metallica and Garth Brooks.

NAMM 2024 / What Happened At Ronnie Montrose Remembered

The unforgettable tribute to Ronnie Montrose at NAMM 2024 - Ronnie Montrose Remembered event. A night filled with music and memories. Words and Photography: @jodywilkphotography @thenammshow #NAMMShow #NAMM2024

NAMM 2024 / Big Metal Allegiance Celebration At House Of Blues

NAMM 2024: Metal Allegiance Shreds Anaheim House of Blues with Thrash Metal Intensity. Thrash Metal fans, this is a show you did not want to miss! Review. Words and Photography: @jodywilkphotography @thenammshow #NAMMShow #NAMM2024 @metalallegiance

NAMM 2024 / Broken Road Bring Magic To The Famous Whisky A Go Go

Live Review: Broken Road at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA. Get a glimpse of this rising rock band's impressive journey and their unforgettable show. Words and Photography: @jodywilkphotography @officialbrokenroad @shannonwilk_ @shannonwilkmusic @thewhiskyagogo @thenammshow #NAMMShow #NAMM2024

Mark Daly And The Ravens / From Cork To Connecticut

Mark Daly and The Ravens Rock The Fairfield Theater Company in Connecticut – Read the Review and Catch Them On Tour with Geoff Tate! Words and Photography: @jodywilkphotography @markdalymusic @ftcpresents

Geoff Tate Brings His Searing Vocal Abilities To Connecticut

Geoff Tate Rocks the Fairfield Theater, Connecticut: A Night of Melodic Screams and Heavy Metal Hits. This fall's must-see tour. Words and Photography: @jodywilkphotography @geofftateomc @ftcpresents

Vengeance / A Bad Ass Set At The Jameson Pub In Watertown

Experience an electric evening of Heavy Metal at The Jameson Pub, Watertown, CT, as Vengeance delivers a killer set with powerful vocals and shredding guitars. Words and Photo: @jodywilkphotography @vengeancerocks @the_jameson_pub

Obsession / Connecticut Has A Night Of Heavy Metal Nostalgia

Obsession - The Jameson Pub: A hot, sweaty, fist-pumping night of Heavy Metal was had by all, which brought back many memories from the '80s local rock scene. Words and Photo: @jodywilkphotography @the_jameson_pub #ObsessionMetal #MikeVescera

Judas Priest and Queensrÿche deliver Heavy Metal history lesson in New Jersey

Live Review | Judas Priest and Queensrÿche | Prudential Center, Newark, NJ, USA | 30 March 2022.This was one of the baddest rock 'n' roll shows I've seen all year. Powerful is an understatement. Photography: @jodywilkphotography @judaspriest @queensrycheofficial

Jody Wilk

WRITER / PHOTOGRAPHER
Jody Wilk is a Connecticut-based photographer. He started taking photos as a child after winning a plastic camera as a Publisher's Clearing House prize.


Jody began taking classes in high school and then pursued a bachelor's degree in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. He photographed many rock and Heavy Metal bands at local clubs in the late '80s and '90s, including the legendary Toad's Place in New Haven, Connecticut.

After a long break in photography to build his landscaping business, Jody went on The Monsters of Rock Cruise in 2018, re-igniting his passion for music photography. Alongside his daughter and fellow MetalTalk photographer Shannon Wilk, Jody has photographed many bands such as Kiss, Judas Priest, Anthrax, Tesla, and Queensrÿche, and he has covered many rock festivals. His bucket list bands include Metallica and Garth Brooks.

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