HIT THE LIGHTS is a rock and metal live review and photography webzine established by independent rock music photojournalist Steve Johnston.

In the early 90’s Steve began to photograph bands and produce his first written reviews. His work was published in regional press and national publications and he received commissions from bands, record companies and PR while studying for his BA (Hons) in Photography.

In 2009 Steve established an online presence for his work with the first incarnation of HIT THE LIGHTS. To date he continues to attend, photograph and review gigs whenever possible.

For more info and photography see: www.rockmusicphotographer.co.uk and also Flickr, Facebook and Twitter.

HIT THE LIGHTS focuses on the biggest rock and metal UK TOUR NEWS and FESTIVAL NEWS concentrating on quality over quantity GIG REVIEWS and FESTIVAL REVIEWS with many appropriate Google UK searches yielding results from the archive.

All reviews on this website are the independent opinion of the named individual and all images are owned by their respective copyright owners.

Steve Johnston
Steve Johnston, Noel Fischer