About Us



Live4ever Media LLC (NYC / Leeds) publishes the globally influential Live4ever Ezine which offers its readers daily music news, exclusive features, interviews and reviews as well as world class concert photography.  Live4ever also produces and promotes high quality live music events, and is enjoying a growing industry-wide reputation for both discovering and showcasing new bands.

Among the network of websites published is the Oasis Newsroom, the web’s most popular site reporting on the brothers Gallagher.

Live4ever was founded by 3-time Emmy Award winning visual effects cameraman and concert photographer, Paul Bachmann. Paul spent a big part of his career working in music video production for some of the world’s top acts. He is partnered by Doug Debronco who brings a tenured background in Finance and keen knowledge of the Irish and UK music scene. Senior editor Dave Smith is based in Leeds, England and heads up Live4ever’s UK content, as well as overseeing all writing assignments for the ezine.

“I love Live4ever – It’s a great site and always bang on the button!”

Alan McGee, Creation Records and 359 Music Founder, Producer


Live4ever’s content is internationally syndicated and made available via The Guardian Select, MOG’s Music Network , NewsNow, Google News and Vertical Acuity’s sydication services, to name a few.

Broadcast, Web and Print Mentions:

BBC Radio, BBC.com, BBC Teletext, Virgin Mobile Live, NME Radio, NME.com, 102.7 The Edge, Uncut.com, Spinner.com, Gigwise.com, MSN.com, Clashmusic.com, Contactmusic.com, Digitalspy.com, Glamour.com, Prefixmag.com, BrooklynVegan.com, The Guardian, The Daily Star,  The Toronto Star, Musica Tutto and many more.

SXSW & CMJ Partnerships:

Live4ever Media partnered with SXSW to put on an official day event at the 2011 Festival. ‘The SXSW Brit Rock Bender‘, which was fully produced by Live4ever, featured 7 internationally acclaimed acts from the British Isles. World famous Antone’s in downtown Austin played host to a sell out crowd.

The Brooklyn Bowl played host to Live4ever’s official  2011 CMJ Music Marathon showcase. The 9 hour event was one of the festival’s largest and featured 9 international bands and 3 DJs.

At SXSW 2012 Live4ever showcased 8 international bands at ND at 501 Studios and partnered with Dublin’s VenueOne.com to offer a webcast stream of the Two Finger Salute II‘ concert. 2013 and 2014 saw more than a dozen international acts visit the SXSW Live4ever Media Lounge for sit down interviews and unplugged performances.

Media Kit:

Download our MEDIA KIT for more details.

Editorial and Production:

Founder / Managing Partner / Executive Editor:

Paul Bachmann – Follow @rockographer

Managing Partner / Artist Relations:

Doug Debronco

Senior Editor:

Dave Smith – Follow @DaveSmithL4E


Jamie Boyd

Beau De Lang

Luke Henriques-Gomes

Christine Hogg

Matt Humphrey

Dylan Llewellyn-Nunes

Simon Moore

Andy Peterson

Trey Tyler


UK music and pop culture web zine Zani

Matthew Alexander Patton – pavelware.com

Arctic Reviews

Charles Poladian – TheMusic.FM

Carl Stanley

Louise Davies – Stop Crying Your Heart Out

Music Photographers:

Paul Bachmann – rockographer.com

Andy Crossland – Andy Crossland

Dwayne Larson – Dwayne Larson Photography

Garret Torres – Garret Torres Photography

Sebastian Barros – Sebastian Barros Photography

Gary Mather – Stage Dive Photography

Chris Owyoung – onelouderphoto.com


Contact Us:

We are always looking for new contributors to Live4ever! We need writers in all areas around the UK , US , Canada and Australia. These rewarding opportunities will help you gain exposure for yourself and let you have professionally published examples of your writing available for your resume. Our articles  appear in all major Internet search engines as well as in many major news aggregators, such as Google News,  NewsNow and on our syndication sites.

If you would like to see your work published please send us an example of your written work or links to published articles. Please use the email addresses provided to get in touch with us.


For news, feedback, inquiries and review submissions please email us here:

To contact the editor for UK, US & world-wide based inquiries: davesmith @ live4ever.uk.com

To contact the publisher: paul.bachmann @ live4ever.uk.com

Report news to: news @ live4ever.uk.com

Although we promise to review all your emails, Live4ever can not guarantee that your news submissions and review requests will all be processed and/or published.

Would you rather talk to us in person? Then please call us here: (347) 455 0661

Sales and Advertising:

70% of our sites’ global readers originate in North America and the UK.

The Live4ever Ezine is regularly visited by a diverse demographic; download our Media Kit for more details.

For sales , sponsorship and advertising inquiries please get in touch with our sales manager Colin Ryan here: colin @ live4ever.uk.com

Social Tools:

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