Ask any musician who is passionate about his work and he will tell you it’s a labor of love that requires sweat, blood and tears.
The musicians in the slideshow above are pictured before and after a performance and it is apparent that they’ve just left all they’ve got on the stage. It’s enough to make us wish we were there to witness the show.
The photographs are part of a before-and-after series by Brandon Andersen, who photographed musicians on the Vans Warped Tour.
Check out the transformation above.