Lawrence Potter

WRITER / PHOTOGRAPHER
Lawrence has been a musician for over 15 years, playing in several bands over this time period. From a teenager, he has been a huge fan of Metal and heavy rock. Going to see some of his favourite bands in the mid-2000s in and around London was one of his favourite hobbies.


Fast forward to about four years ago, another of Lawrence’s passions in life is now photography and naturally the world of live music has drawn him back into one of his favourite pastimes. But this time, he gets to photograph the bands he goes to see!

For the last three years, Lawrence has been part of the MetalTalk team, among several other webzines, photographing and reviewing a plethora of bands from the likes of Blink 182, Trivium, Bullet For My Valentine and Lamb Of God, to name just a few.

Sylosis Ignite Norwich On A Night Of Metal Mastery

Gig Review: Sylosis returns with Absent and electrifies Norwich in a sold-out tour. Intense Thrash and Metal mastery with Burner and Harbinger. Must-see. Words And Photography: @lawrence89_photography @sylosisofficial @burnermetal @harbingerriffs @adrianfluxwaterfrontnr1

You Me At Six / Epic Celebration Tour Hits Norwich

Gig Review: You Me At Six - Nick Rayns LCR, Norwich - 10 February 2024. Celebrating 10 Years Of Cavalier Youth Plus More. Plus Deaf Havana and Call Me Amour. Words And Photography: @lpphotograhy_ @youmeatsixofficial @deafhavana @callmeamour @officiallcr

Malevolence Unsurpassed In Spectacular Colchester Show

Gig Review - Malevolence - Pain Of Truth - Rough Justice - Colchester Arts Centre - 6 February 2024. Malevolence are full steam ahead into a headline tour. Words And Photography: @lawrence89_photography @malevolenceriff @painoftruthnortheasthardcore @roughjusticemlvltd @colchartscentre

The Used / Greatest Hits loved by Kentish Town

Live Give Review: The Used Returns to the UK. A Night of Post-Hardcore Excellence at O2 Forum Kentish Town, December 7, 2023. Best-of-the-best set loved by all Words and Photography: @lawrence89_photography @theused @thehometeam @honeyrevengeca @o2forumktown

Don Broco Bring The Ultimate Party To Norwich

Live Review: The Energetic and Fun-Loving Charm of Don Broco's Birthday Party Tour at Nick Rayns LCR, UEA Norwich - 2 December 2023. Report: Lawrence Potter @donbroco @lawrence89_photography @officiallcr

Animals As Leaders / A Musical Experience Like No Other

Gig Review: Animals As Leaders Live at O2 Forum Kentish Town: A Captivating Journey into Progressive Metal. It is truly a musical experience like no other. Words and Photography: @lawrence89_photography @animalsasleaders @alltband @o2forumktown

Interview / Wheatus, Over Twenty Wonderful Teenage Dirtbag Years

Wheatus Talk Expanded Debut Album, TikTok Fame, and Future Plans. Interview - Brendan B. Brown on twenty years since Wheatus released debut and Teenage Dirtbag. @wheatusofficial Interview: @lawrence89_photography

Wheatus delivered a Pre-Christmas Dirtbag to Southend

Wheatus: A Night to Remember at Chinnerys, captivating fans with their iconic hits and crowd-picked setlist. Don't miss their new EP, Just A Dirtbag Christmas! Words and Photography: @lawrence89_photography @wheatusofficial @tribefriday @mc_frontalot @chinnerys_southend

The Thunderous Thrash Metal of Evile at Colchester Arts Centre

Thrash Metal with Evile, Beneath The Embers, and Regicide at Colchester Arts Centre. Evile make their long-awaited return to Colchester after 17 years. Words and Photography: @ @lawrence89_photography @evileofficial @beneathembers @regicideuk @colchartscentre

blink-182 Create Special Atmosphere In Emotional Show At The O2

The unforgettable energy and nostalgia of blink-182 epic The O2 London concert. Get a glimpse into their journey, struggles, and triumphant return. Words and Photography: @lawrence89_photography @blink182 @theo2london

Lawrence Potter

WRITER / PHOTOGRAPHER
Lawrence has been a musician for over 15 years, playing in several bands over this time period. From a teenager, he has been a huge fan of Metal and heavy rock. Going to see some of his favourite bands in the mid-2000s in and around London was one of his favourite hobbies.


Fast forward to about four years ago, another of Lawrence’s passions in life is now photography and naturally the world of live music has drawn him back into one of his favourite pastimes. But this time, he gets to photograph the bands he goes to see!

For the last three years, Lawrence has been part of the MetalTalk team, among several other webzines, photographing and reviewing a plethora of bands from the likes of Blink 182, Trivium, Bullet For My Valentine and Lamb Of God, to name just a few.

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