It turns out we show up on film after all. This photo diary by JDK features shots from music photographers, fans and friends who captured The Blacks as the band winged between San Francisco and New York for the last two years, hand-delivering garage rock to the people. The Blacks started as an idea to take rock and roll back to basics. How much can you do if you strip down to a single guitar and drums? While we're at it, lets redeem the most underrated instrument in the history of music and make it shine like justice. Plus I've always loved trios--they're so uniquely exposed. These images are a record of one band's idea of music as fight club, style as war paint. Which reminds me, people should get their hackles up: rock and roll is losing its edge.
But never mind the bollocks -- here are The Blacks.