Sunday, 26 February 2017

Anya Svirskaya

I was born and raised in Donetsk, Ukraine and immigrated to NYC when I was eight years old. My passion for photography stems from my love of heavy metal and hard rock as well as my concert experiences. I was exposed to this music at an early age and it has been a big part of my life into adulthood. It is very rewarding and exciting to capture the small moments that musicians have on stage and get caught up in all the action in the mosh pit and take photos from that vantage point. When I am not behind my camera, I can be found teaching preschool. My love of music and photography allows me to create and plan meaningful activities for my students. I was very young when I discovered my passion and my goal is to help do the same for my students.

Interview: Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth of OVERKILL


Antihero Magazine’s Anya Svirskaya talks to Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth, frontman of legendary thrash metal juggernaut Overkill, about the band’s upcoming eighteenth full-length release, The Grinding Wheel, due out on February 10, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. I was looking over the track listing and album cover for The Grinding Wheel. …

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Interview: Mikael Stanne of DARK TRANQUILLITY

Interview and Live photos by Anya Svirskaya Antihero Magazine‘s Anya Svirskaya had the opportunity to chat with Dark Tranquillity frontman, Mikael Stanne, about the latest album, Atoma, during his visit to New York prior to kicking off the band’s North American tour. [separator style=”line” /] Atoma is set to be …

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