Where do I even start? This is a project that I have been wanting to do for years. On the surface, it is merely a 3-year montage of footage I have shot using my Canon 7D since diving head-first into the realm of DSLR videography. But I feel strongly, that it is impossible to view this video from the surface. In fact, this video pulls you into the very depths of my heart and soul in ways I never thought possible. I stand strong in my conviction that I have never created anything in my life up to this point that harnesses and exposes that very same unfiltered heart and soul. Simply stated… this is the most powerful work I have ever created. Read more
After the band’s amazing dose of ‘boot camp’, it was time to gear up for the show. Maj. Gen. James M. Milano came out on stage to introduce the band, and say some words for the troopsJim Beam’s own, Fred Noe then came out to thank everyone for coming out, and to introduce the band as wellBig Daddy Kev then stormed the stage to get the crowd hyped up. The crowd was insane by this point!rnShowtime. As you can see… there were a TON of peopleI wasn’t aware that the crowd would be split like this… soldiers one one side, civilians on the other. It definitely made for a sight to seeRichard kept things moving on bassWhile Paul was doing the same on guitarBrit layed down the tempo for everyone behind the drumsBrandon on keysCharlie on vocals/guitarThe soldiers had so much energy, and were VERY apparently LOVING the showAll it took was a slight turn of the camera, and they would all go crazy!rnThis snap of Paul looks crazy with the giant spotlight shining down on himAfter the show, Maj. Gen. Milano presented the band with an amazing plaqueIt reads “Thank you for all you do in your continued support of Soldiers and their families. You are True Patriots!! Fort Jackson, SC, September 11, 2010″That wraps things up from Fort Jackson. Our time on-base was definitely a unique experience, and one I am extremely honored to have experienced with the guys!