Manuel Miksche is a concert and rockstar photographer based in Munich, Germany.
In 2010 he founded his own online magazin apesmetal.com
as a one man company. Since then he is an accredited press member with photo pit access at Wacken Open Air, Summer Breeze, Nova Rock and many more festivals.
Shooting way more than 40 shows every year, from small club shows to big area concerts, he has had over 1500 bands in front of his camera.
The most impressive shows were definitely Metallica and KISS.
His work is featured in the ESP Guitar Magazin US, 'As The Pages Burn' Live Album of Arch Enemy, Rock Hard (App), APES METAL, several blogs.
He was also the band photographer of German symphonic metallers 'Beyond The Black' in 2015/16.