Leading up to the ’80s Radical Sabbatical festival, Paul and Del were lucky enough to welcome the legendary rock photographer, Mark “Weissguy” Weiss. You’ve definitely seen his work, which consists of some iconic album covers including Twisted Sister’s Stay Hungry, and Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet, and not to mention, countless photos in rock magazines including Circus.
Not only has Mark taken incredible concert photos, and has done photo shoots for just about every rock star of the ’80s, but he has also gone out on the road with some bands, including Ozzy and Motley Crue. So, he has some great stories! He shares some of these stories here on today’s show, and he will also be telling stories at the ’80s Radical Sabbatical festival as well as doing a Q&A.
And if that isn’t enough, Mark has a phenomenal book out right now – The Decade That Rocked: The Photography Of Mark “Weissguy” Weiss. It is a huge book that goes through a journey of the 80s Rock world with hundreds of incredible, high quality photos. Relive the ’80s through this book! This is also required for any ’80s rock music fan.
The book can be purchased through the ’80s Radical Sabbatical site – 80sRadSab.com.
You can also check out Mark’s site and get the book and more merchandise at https://thedecadethatrocked.com/
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