In Focus: Classic Rock
Photographs of Neil Zlozower

by Pierre Vudrag on Thursday, January 11, 2018

L.A. based photographer, Neil Zlozower, has spent more than 40 years of capturing rising music stars from behind the camera.  Making a name for himself photographing he likes of Mötley Crüe, Ratt and Van Halen before and after they made their way to the top of the charts, but Neil has also captured many of the legends of 60’s and 70’s classic rock from Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Santana and the Rolling Stones amongst others.  Here are some of Neil’s Legends of Classic Rock fine art prints.


Robert Plant and Jimmy Page

Captured during Led Zeppelin’s 1975 U.S. tour.  Print comes in 4 sizes, each signed by Neil.

 My father took me to a pawn shop in East L.A. and bought a Honeywell Pentax H3V. I was already going to concerts and started bringing my camera along with me.” – Neil Zlozower

Jimmy Page Double Neck

Also from the 1975 U.S. tour, Jimmy playing his famous double-neck Gibson SG during the performance of “Stairway To Heaven”.

After starting his career as a glorified fan, going to concerts and shooting photos with the Honeywell Pentax H3V that he and his father picked up in an East LA pawnshop, Neil Zlozower swiftly moved into the world of professional photography.

Angus Young performing live with AC/DC during the “Highway To Hell” tour in 1979 at the Long Beach Arena in southern California

Neil went on to clock more than 40 years of watching rising stars from behind the camera, and has photographed the likes of Mötley Crüe, Ratt and Van Halen before and after they made their way to the top of the charts. His images are featured in notable publications as well as his own books, including Van Halen: A Visual History 1978 – 1984, Six-String Heroes Photographs of Great Guitarists and “Fuck You: Rock and Roll Portraits.

Kiss Backstage 1974 by Neil Zlozower

Tom Petty

relaxes at his Los Angeles home in 1977 surrounded by his musical equipment and favorite records

From his base in Los Angeles, California, “Zloz” continues to add to his prolific body of work as a rock ’n’ roll photographer.

Click here to see all of the work of Neil Zlozower.

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