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Ross Halfin

Born: August 11 1957
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Ross Halfin

Ross W Halfin (born 11 August 1957) is a British rock and roll photographer. He began his career working for Sounds magazine in the 1970s, shooting various artists on the punk scene including The Clash, The Jam, The Sex Pistols, 999 and The Adverts. After linking up with writers Geoff Barton and Peter Makowski, Halfin moved on to working mainly in the US with bands such as AC/DC, UFO, Rush, Journey, Aerosmith and Black Sabbath.

Halfin established Kerrang! magazine in 1981 with Barton and produced images of bands from that era. He has toured with many bands, including Metallica, Iron Maiden, Status Quo, Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Van Halen, Aerosmith, The Black Crowes, Ozzy Osbourne, Kiss, Soundgarden, Queens of the Stone Age and The Mars Volta.