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Best Concert Photos of 2013

I almost didn't do one of these, not because I didn't shoot many shows this year which actually my entire 2013 consisted of shooting back…
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Xander Deccio Dec 31, 2013

The Best Albums of 2013

2013 sure went by fast didn't it? Not only was it a great year for music, but this also brought some awesome new albums from…
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Xander Deccio Dec 21, 2013

Transplants Destroy Seattle's Showbox SODO

Being I never got the opportunity to shoot Blink-182, I finally got the opportunity to shoot a band that comes close to shooting Blink. And…
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Xander Deccio Jul 23, 2013

Rancid Tears Up A Sold Out Showbox SODO (Seattle, WA)

I finally got to cross one of my favorite punk bands off of the bucket list! Rancid played two sold out shows at Seattle's Showbox…
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Xander Deccio Jul 23, 2013

Counting Crows Kick Off Maryhill Winery's Summer Concert Series

Alternative Rock band Counting Crows kicked off Maryhill Winery's summer concert series. Here's a photo recap of the night's show. 
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Xander Deccio Jul 23, 2013

Imagine Dragons @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

Alt-Rock band and current Buzznet favorites Imagine Dragons, tore up the mainstage on the last day of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. Here is a photo…
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Xander Deccio Jun 03, 2013

Mumford and Sons @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

UK based Indie-Folk group Mumford and Sons played an awesome set at this years Sasquatch! Music Festival. Here is a photo recap.
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Xander Deccio Jun 03, 2013

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

I had the gracious opportunity to photo one of my favorite bands Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zero's at this years Sasquatch! Music Festival. This…
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Xander Deccio Jun 03, 2013

Bloc Party @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

UK Alt-Rock group Bloc Party tore up this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival. Here is a photo recap.
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Xander Deccio May 31, 2013

Sigur Rós @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

Icelandic ambient/post-rock band Sigur Rós closed out Saturday's mainstage at this years Sasquatch! Music Festival. Here is a photo recap.
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Xander Deccio May 29, 2013

The xx @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

London, England based Electro-Pop act The xx performed a crazy set during this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival. Here is a photo recap.
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Xander Deccio May 29, 2013

Vampire Weekend @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

New York City based Indie Rock group; Vampire Weekend tore up the Bigfoot Stage at this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival. Here is a photo recap…
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Xander Deccio May 29, 2013

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

Seattle based Hip-Hop duo, and current chart toppers Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, played a homecoming show at this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival. Here's a photo…
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Xander Deccio May 29, 2013

Arctic Monkeys @ Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

UK Garage Rock band Arctic Monkeys played a set at this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival. Here is a few photos from their set rockin' out…
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Xander Deccio May 29, 2013
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Xander Deccio May 27, 2013

Sasaquatch! Music Festival Photo Coverage (Day 1)

Sasquatch! kicked off with a bang Friday. Although the weather was not cooperative most of the day, that didn't stop thousands of concert goers from…
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Xander Deccio May 27, 2013

Ghost B.C. (aka Ghost) Tears Up Seattle's Showbox at The Market

Last year I had the opportunity to cover these Ghost B.C. (when they were known as just Ghost) when they toured with Mastodon and Opeth…
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Xander Deccio Apr 30, 2013

Chrissy Amphlett Lead Singer of the Divinyls Dies

Rock legend Chrissy Amphlett the firery lead singer of the ARIA Hall of Fame inducted Australian Rock band Divinyals has died at the age of…
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Xander Deccio Apr 22, 2013
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Happy Record Store Day!

I spent almost $104 on new and used vinyl in support of National Record Store Day. Recently, I started buying vinyl again. Something that I…
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Xander Deccio Apr 20, 2013

Polar Bear Club Rocks Seattle's Showbox SODO

So, I will be honest. I wasn't really familiar with Polar Bear Club (who was opening for Bad Religion) when decided to coever them last…
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Xander Deccio Apr 19, 2013
The Infamous Twede's Cafe as seen in Twin Peakspic

The Infamous Twede's Cafe (as seen in Twin Peaks)

It's been a while since I have posted an HDR shot. Anywho, I was on my way to shooting Emerald City Comic Con (which didn't…

Mariachi El Bronx Sizzles Seattle's Paramount Theatre

So I got another surprise when covering Flogging Molly, and that was these guys Mariachi El Bronx (aka The Bronx) were opening. I have always…
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Xander Deccio Mar 19, 2013

Flogging Molly Destroy's Seattle's Paramount Theatre

I finally got to cross these guys of the bucket list! And what better way to do it with All Access. In case you're wondering…
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Xander Deccio Mar 19, 2013

Buzz/Band: Cody Beebe and The Crooks

Photo by Xander Deccio This week's "Emerging Talent/Buzzband" is Roots Rock/Americana group Cody Beebe and The Crooks. I have had the opportunity to work with these…
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Xander Deccio Mar 08, 2013

Buzz Band: Ben Union

So being this month is "Emerging Talent Month" and being I haven't featured my "Buzz Bands," it's time to shake things up a bit and…
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Xander Deccio Mar 07, 2013
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Soundgarden Blows Up Seattle x2 (Gallery + Essay)

April 9, 1997. A day that lives in my memory quite vividly. I was in junior high and was already dreading; getting up in time…
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Xander Deccio Feb 10, 2013

FUN. Destroys Seattles Paramount Theatre

FUN. Performed to a sold out audience at The Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA last night. The band is currently making waves after being nominated…
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Xander Deccio Feb 06, 2013

Andrew McMahon Tears Up The Paramount in Seattle.

So I got a bit of a surpise tonight when I was shooting FUN. (photos of that coming later) when the tour opener was none…
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Xander Deccio Feb 06, 2013

2013 Sasquatch Festival Lineup Announced

Last night the Sasquatch Music Festival lineup was announced and boy was it a big announcement. The festival which takes place on Memorial Day weekend…
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Xander Deccio Feb 05, 2013

The Postal Service Reuniting?

Earlier today Indie super duo The Postal Service posted the following graphic on their new website. The duo which is made up of Death Cab…
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The Sounds of Silence

Sorry I haven't been on much, been busy with school. However, I shot this over the weekend as and thought I would share it with…

Buckcherry Destroys The Knitting Factory In Spokane!

So after a kick-ass 2012 in shooting concerts, I finally got to cross one off the list that I have been getting asked when I…
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Xander Deccio Jan 06, 2013

The Best Albums Of 2012

Alright, it's that time of the year to name my favorite records of 2012. This year was really stacked with some great artists releasing some…
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Xander Deccio Dec 29, 2012

Best Photos of 2012: Xander Deccio

Wow! This year has gone by REALLY fast. This was really hard to decde what were my favorite photos of 2012. I had the opportunity…
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Xander Deccio Dec 21, 2012

Grouplove @ 107.7 The End's Deck The Hall Ball 2012 (Seattle, WA)

I got the chance to shoot one of my favorite groups, GROUPLOVE! As most of you know, I did a photo shoot and interview with…
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Xander Deccio Dec 07, 2012

AWOLNation @ 107.7 The End's Deck The Hall Ball 2012 (Seattle, WA)

AWOLNation performed to a packed audience at this year's Deck The Hall Ball. I had shot AWOLNation back in September at Bumbershoot and was really…
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Xander Deccio Dec 07, 2012

Metric @ 107.7 The End's Deck The Hall Ball 2012 (Seattle, WA)

Back in 2009, I was asked to cover Deck The Hall Ball 107.7 The End.  The bill featured a stacked lineup including this band Metric. Unfortunately…
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Xander Deccio Dec 06, 2012

Passion Pit @ 107.7 The End's Deck The Hall Ball (Seattle, WA)

Here is another one I finally got to cross off my bucket list. I had gotten approved to shoot Passion Pit back in 2009. Unfortunately…
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Xander Deccio Dec 06, 2012

The Lumineers @ 107.7 The End's Deck The Hall Ball 2012 (Seattle, WA)

So I will be honest, I hadn't heard much about The Lumineers, but had heard enough buzz about the Colorado based band that it must…
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Xander Deccio Dec 06, 2012

Of Monsters and Men @ 107.7 The End's Deck The Hall Ball 2012 (Seattle, WA)

This year's Deck The Hall Ball went off with a bang! The annual festival put on by local radio station 107.7 The End featured none…
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Xander Deccio Dec 06, 2012

Jane's Addiction Destroy's Key Arena (Seattle, WA)

OK, I know these are late in posting. However, being it's Jane's Addiction and being I just shot Red Hot Chili Peppers, might as well…
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Xander Deccio Nov 23, 2012

15 Albums To Be Thankful For... EXPXD Style!

So being it's Thanksgiving and all (and not to mention my birthday is coming up in a few days) I thought I would share 15…
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Xander Deccio Nov 22, 2012

Red Hot Chili Peppers Destroy The Rose Garden (Portland, OR)

Red Hot Chili Peppers rocked Portland’s Rose Garden this past Wednesday. The band is currently on tour supporting their new album I’m With You. RHCP (as what most fans call them)…
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Xander Deccio Nov 16, 2012
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Forever Ever, And Ever Ever!

Shot this on my wedding at Coronado Beach. Decided it needed the HDR treatment... This time I went RAW!

Halloween in the Cemetery

Decided to go back to the cememtery and reshoot a bunch of stuff from a couple years ago... This time in HDR and Grunge. 
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Xander Deccio Nov 02, 2012
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Breaking News: Green Day Cancels 2012 Dates, Postpones 2013 Dates And Ups The Release Of Third Album

Green Day has announced that it will cancel all dates of it's upcoming 2012 tour, and postpone 2013's dates as frontman, Billy Joe Armstrong, still remains…
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Chucky (Comic-Grunge Effect)

Finally figured out how to give my photos the "comic book" effect. Shot this back in September and decided to use Grunge and the Comic…
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Song of the Day: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop (Featuring WANZ)

So 2 weeks ago I posted about Seattle artist's Macklemore and Ryan Lewis... And to my surprise, the post hit over 7K in web traffic…
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Xander Deccio Oct 22, 2012
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  • Member Since: 2011-07-25
  • Drink: Yes
  • Smoke: No
  • Education: College Graduate

About Me:

Internationally published, journalistic style concert/theatre/music industry photographer and music journalist. Currently shooting for Buzznet, Alternative Press, Townsquare Media(Diffuser.FM and Loudwire), New Noise Magazine, and Seattle Music Insider.

Interests:

Technology, Theatre, blogging, fashion, music, photography, traveling

Favorite Music:

A Tribe Called Quest, Death From Above 1979, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin, Mastodon, Motorhead, Muse, Pearl Jam, Radiohead, Rancid, Slayer, Social Distortion, Stone Temple Pilots, The Beatles, The Decemberists, The Flaming Lips, Wu-Tang Clan

Favorite Movies:

A Clockwork Orange, Boogie Nights, Dazed and Confused, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, High Fidelity, Pulp Fiction, Rushmore, The Big Lebowski, The Social Network, Trainspotting

Favorite TV Shows:

Daria, Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Portlandia, The Boondocks, The State

Favorite Books:

A Clockwork Orange, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Stranger

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